2020 April Archive - SanTan Sun News - page 3

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Virus not stopping Chandler school building projects
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Virus not stopping Chandler school building projects

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Santan sun NEWS STAFF The COVID-19 pandemic has not stopped Chandler Unified School District officials from moving ahead with using bond money to finance several new construction projects. During a meeting April 8, the...
Schnepf Farms’ peach season adapts to pandemic
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Schnepf Farms’ peach season adapts to pandemic

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By PAUL MARYNIAK Executive Editor The COVID-19 pandemic has made life anything but peachy for Carrie and Mark Schnepf, but the Queen Creek farmers aren’t about to let it destroy one of their favorite times of the year. In a...
Local scientists: no need to buy bottled water
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Local scientists: no need to buy bottled water

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By Janelle Molony Contributor Gilbert resident Stefan Walston and Chandler resident Jennifer Elton – both water science experts – say people should avoid bottled water hoarding during the pandemic. “I’m a scientist , so I...
Pandemic has slowed, not stopped, home price rise
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Pandemic has slowed, not stopped, home price rise

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By PAUL MARYNIAK Executive Editor The lingering scarcity of homes for sale in Chandler and across the Valley continues to bedevil homebuyers, keeping home values where they’ve been before the pandemic-fueled economic meltdown,...
Former Chandler teacher surrenders certificate
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Former Chandler teacher surrenders certificate

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Santan sun NEWS STAFF A former Chandler educator has surrendered his teaching certification after authorities accused him of photographing students inappropriately and possessing erotic images of young girls. Charles Kidder, who...
Chandler kids help clothier launch plans for mega-prom
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Chandler kids help clothier launch plans for mega-prom

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Santan sun NEWS STAFF Nearly a dozen Chandler and other East Valley students have are helping a local clothier give new hope to high school juniors and seniors that they may get a prom after all. Josh Fink, whose native North...
Chandler Chamber to grill council hopefuls online
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Chandler Chamber to grill council hopefuls online

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF The Chandler Chamber of Commerce will hold a virtual forum for the six candidates vying for three City Council seats and it’s giving the public a chance to submit questions for the candidates. The forum,...
New recycling guidelines implemented in Chandler
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New recycling guidelines implemented in Chandler

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By the City of Chandler Recycling is changing in Chandler. Market conditions have shifted, causing limits to the items that the City can accept. There are three main factors that determine what materials can economically be...
Quarantine fueling rise in violence in homes
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Quarantine fueling rise in violence in homes

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Local law enforcement answered a higher number of calls for domestic disturbances last month after Phoenix East Valley residents were told to stay home in order to reduce the spread of the COVID-19...
Serrano’s launches program for first responders
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Serrano’s launches program for first responders

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF With the shut-down of in-dining services about to enter its second month, many Chandler restaurants are offering take-out meals. Serrano’s Mexican Restaurants also has a program that helps patrons support...