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New leader heads city community services
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New leader heads city community services

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer   Chandler’s newest community services director is bringing several years of experience in the recreation industry to the city. Andy Bass officially took over the city’s Community Services...
Retired Mesa rector turns a young 107
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Retired Mesa rector turns a young 107

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By Jordan Houston Staff Writer   Tattered copies of paperback books — such as “Nobel Prize Conversations” and “Theosophy: A Modern Expression of the Wisdom of the Ages” — decorate the bedside table of what may be...
Hospice volunteer helps chef with ALS keep cooking
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Hospice volunteer helps chef with ALS keep cooking

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By Lin Sue Cooney Guest Writer   Whether it’s Hungarian paprika chicken, sausage lentil soup or Brussels sprouts with pickled onion, Mark Adinolfi loves to try new recipes.  He is happiest feeding his passion: Whipping up...
About Care seeks volunteers to help the homebound
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About Care seeks volunteers to help the homebound

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF   About Care, a nonprofit serving Chandler and Gilbert, is seeking volunteers to help their neighbors in our community.    “As the economy still struggles and so many people are affected, About...
Hamilton High student excels in class, art and dance
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Hamilton High student excels in class, art and dance

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By Paul Maryniak Executive Editor   As she begins her senior year at Hamilton High School and starts the arduous task of sorting through colleges and scholarship applications, Chandler resident Karina Yang is eyeing a career...
Home Depot gives helping hand to local man
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Home Depot gives helping hand to local man

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer   Joycelyn Craft had reached a point in her life where she felt like she was drowning.  The Chandler math teacher was overwhelmed trying to adapt to the needs of her husband Robert, who has been...
Chandler bartender drinking in contest success
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Chandler bartender drinking in contest success

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By Kayla Rutledge Contributor   The community is raising a glass to Henry Whittaker, whose skills behind the bar lead him to win various state and regional cocktail competitions.  The international World Class Competition...
Teacher creating Chandler’s first adult choir
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Teacher creating Chandler’s first adult choir

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BY KAYLA RUTLEDGE Staff Writer The city is hitting a new high note thanks to the help of Sarah Burke, who founded Chandler’s only adult choir. After a conversation about the lack of an adult choir started on a Chandler...
Ocotillo Fry’s manager wins coveted award
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Ocotillo Fry’s manager wins coveted award

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BY KAYLA RUTLEDGE Staff Writer After working for 31 years with Fry’s Food Stores, Bruce Yeo has been recognized as the 2019 Food Marketing Institute Top Store Manager for stocking the company with exemplary customer service and...
Chandler teacher studying Mexican ecosystem
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Chandler teacher studying Mexican ecosystem

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BY KAYLA RUTLEDGE Staff Writer While her students are on summer vacation, Banner Academy science teacher Sue Cullumber will take an educational holiday. The Chandler woman is an Earthwatch Institute fellow who is traveling next...