2018 October Archive - SanTan Sun News - page 5

Sports and Recreation

Chandler High Football Gets A Big Boost From A New Big Guy
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Chandler High Football Gets A Big Boost From A New Big Guy

October 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Eric Newman Staff Midway through its quest for a third consecutive big-school state title, just what Chandler High’s loaded football team didn’t seem to need was another weapon. A big weapon. They got one, nevertheless,...
Cerebral Palsy Group Selects Chandler Doctor For Annual Award
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Cerebral Palsy Group Selects Chandler Doctor For Annual Award

October 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
A Chandler neurogeneticist has been selected for a big honor by the United Cerebral Palsy of Central Arizona. UCP said Dr. Michael Kruer, a member of its board, will be the recipient of the 2019 Laura Dozer Award “for his...
Boys More Likely To Take Their Life Than Girls
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Boys More Likely To Take Their Life Than Girls

October 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jim Walsh Staff Teenage boys are ending their lives far more often than girls in the East Valley – reflecting an established national trend that has been confirmed tragically over and over again. Experts say girls are more...
Area Nonprofit Finds Laptops For Needy Students And Veterans
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Area Nonprofit Finds Laptops For Needy Students And Veterans

October 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Coty Dolores Miranda Contributor There’s little debate that proficiency in computer technology is critical for the 21st century, but what about those students in elementary through college who have no day-to-day access to...
Area Firm On Front Lines In The War On Plastic
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Area Firm On Front Lines In The War On Plastic

October 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Cecilia Chan Staff In the iconic coming-of-age film “The Graduate,” Dustin Hoffman’s young character is given advice for his future – “plastics.” When the movie opened in 1967, plastics were gaining a foothold in...
31 Teen Suicides In 15 Months Fuels Alarm Here
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31 Teen Suicides In 15 Months Fuels Alarm Here

October 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jim Walsh Staff Thirty-one East Valley teenagers have completed suicide in the past 15 months – including five since Aug. 30 – with the latest a 16-year-old Chandler boy who took his life last week. The alarming trend has...
‘12 Angry Jurors’ To Be Presented In Sun Lakes
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‘12 Angry Jurors’ To Be Presented In Sun Lakes

October 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF The fall production of Sun Lakes Community Theatre is the classic drama, “Twelve Angry Jurors,” which will be staged in the San Tan Ballroom Nov. 7-11. All shows Nov. 7-10 will be at 7 p.m., and on Nov....
We Need To Remember We Belong To Each Other
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We Need To Remember We Belong To Each Other

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Rev. Susan Wilmot Guest Writer We are living in extraordinary times, when many of us are experiencing increased violence in all its forms, including a significant upturn in verbal aggression and abuse, lies and public shaming....
State Fair Offers Numerous Entertainment Bargains
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State Fair Offers Numerous Entertainment Bargains

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Santan Sun News Staff Take all the fried food imaginable, fruit-carving competitions, sock monkey displays and a guest performance by Pitbull and what happens? The Arizona State Fair. From Friday, Oct. 5, to Oct. 28, the fair...
School Board Candidates Address Hot Topics At Forum
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School Board Candidates Address Hot Topics At Forum

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor The six candidates vying for seats on the Chandler Unified School District governing board focused on their strengths and pledged to work on student achievement and wellness if elected. The five...