2019 May Archive - SanTan Sun News - page 3

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Indoor rock-climbing business sprouting up in EV
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Indoor rock-climbing business sprouting up in EV

May 2nd, 2019 | by development
By Ariella Nardizzi Contributor Once regarded as an extreme sport for “mountain men,” the popularity of rock climbing has skyrocketed – especially at indoor centers – with more facilities opening in the East Valley to...
Make a splash, learn water safety at city pools
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Make a splash, learn water safety at city pools

May 2nd, 2019 | by development
By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor People have their pick of three different City of Chandler pools to splash around in this weekend and besides having fun can gain crucial, life-saving tips to ensure young swimmers stay safe in...
Patriots draft Chandler High’s N’Keal Harry
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Patriots draft Chandler High’s N’Keal Harry

May 2nd, 2019 | by development
By Zach Alvira STSN Sports Editor Chandler High School alum N’Keal Harry’s dream of becoming a first-round draft pick came to fruition on Thursday night, as the wide receiver was picked with No. 32 overall to the New England...
Chandler boys’ VB focused on redemption
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Chandler boys’ VB focused on redemption

May 2nd, 2019 | by development
Joel Viss Contributor It’s been a year since the Chandler High School Wolves boys volleyball team made an early exit during the 2018 6A Conference Tournament. The Wolves entered the tournament as the top-ranked team, but fell...
Students fired up about financial lessons, game
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Students fired up about financial lessons, game

May 2nd, 2019 | by development
By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor Excitement was high as sixth graders played a game in which they made decisions about going to college or getting jobs in a bustling classroom at Hartford Elementary School in Chandler recently....
Golf tournament to help homebound neighbors
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Golf tournament to help homebound neighbors

May 2nd, 2019 | by development
By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor The head of a nonprofit organization that empowers elderly and homebound people in Chandler and around the East Valley is determined to make this year’s golf fundraiser an even bigger success...
The Bonedaddys returning to Valley after hiatus
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The Bonedaddys returning to Valley after hiatus

May 2nd, 2019 | by development
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF They’re a band of brilliant misfits. L.A.’s original “Worldbeatniks,” The Bonedaddys, take a wide stance stylistically, claiming musical influences from Charles Ives to Burl Ives – and much...
Teen jazz quartet hitting all the high notes
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Teen jazz quartet hitting all the high notes

May 2nd, 2019 | by development
By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor A group of four teens who came together to play for 20 minutes at a Chandler Preparatory Academy awards assembly has become a jazz quartet, earning income at multiple gigs around the Valley. The...
GriefShare helps people struggling with loss
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GriefShare helps people struggling with loss

May 2nd, 2019 | by development
By PASTOR JEAN NEWELL Guest Writer Silently, tears streamed down her face. “I miss him so much,” she said softly. “I don’t know what to do with myself these days.” Sometimes the death of a loved one comes after an...
Chandler restaurants ready to spoil mom
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Chandler restaurants ready to spoil mom

May 2nd, 2019 | by development
By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor Mother’s Day is next weekend and many Chandler restaurants are offering sweet savings and special dishes so people can thank the women who show them love year-round. Here are some of the...