2019 January Archive - SanTan Sun News - page 4

Arts

Vision Kids Classes Link Artists, Creative Kids
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Vision Kids Classes Link Artists, Creative Kids

January 8th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor Children and teens can get a new perspective on art when they create their own masterpieces under the guidance of professional artists in a free Chandler program. The Vision Gallery provides free...
Tibshraeny Leaving City In Good Hands As He Begins New Job
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Tibshraeny Leaving City In Good Hands As He Begins New Job

January 8th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jason Stone Staff Writer Chandler Mayor Jay Tibshraeny is going back to school, but it’s not a plot to a 1980s Rodney Dangerfield movie. The mayor is learning how to be a judge as he counts down his final few days as...
Thank you, Chandler – It’s been a great ride
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Thank you, Chandler – It’s been a great ride

January 8th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
by Mayor Jay Tibshraeny Guest Writer When I was first elected to the City Council in 1986, I had no idea what I was in for. Nor did I think that three-plus decades later I would be finishing my seventh term as the mayor of...
Seasoned Guitarist Strings Together New Shop
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Seasoned Guitarist Strings Together New Shop

January 8th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor A plucky veteran guitarist is hoping to help other musicians hit a high note on the stringed instruments he is selling at his new Chandler business. Scott LeComte, 46, who began playing guitar at...
Science To Come To Life At Downtown Festival
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Science To Come To Life At Downtown Festival

January 8th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor Children, teens and adults can touch and explore interactive exhibits at the family-friendly Chandler Science Spectacular next month downtown. The annual event is free and will take place from 10...
Piper Trust Awards Fellowship To Trinity Donovan
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Piper Trust Awards Fellowship To Trinity Donovan

January 8th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
Santan Sun News Staff Former Chandler City Council member and longtime community advocate Trinity Donovan has received one of five 2018 fellowships from the Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust – which makes the awards to...
Our Vulnerability Leads Us To Our Greatest Gift
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Our Vulnerability Leads Us To Our Greatest Gift

January 8th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Rev. Susan Wilmot Guest Writer “Arise, shine; for your light has come,” proclaims the prophet Isaiah (Isaiah 60:1). That was probably rather a stretch for Isaiah’s audience after what they’d been through in exile. For...
New Year Offers New Ways To Appreciate God’s Beauty
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New Year Offers New Ways To Appreciate God’s Beauty

January 8th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Lynne Hartke Guest Writer “I can’t believe I left my headlamp at home,” I mumbled to myself as I snapped the leash on Mollie, my hiking companion for the morning. Little puffs of breath showed in the the car’s dome...
Lovable Dog Comforts Police, Crime Victims
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Lovable Dog Comforts Police, Crime Victims

January 8th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor A shaggy dog with the warm and fuzzy appeal of a stuffed animal is training to help the Chandler Police Department and crime victims recover from trauma. Chandler Police introduced their newest...
Local Financial Advisor’s Investment Pays Off In Novel
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Local Financial Advisor’s Investment Pays Off In Novel

January 8th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor A longtime financial advisor with a passion for history and love of sci-fi is thrilled his investment in writing has paid off in the form of his first novel. Howard Gershkowitz, 62, a Chandler...