2020 September Archive - SanTan Sun News

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Backyard Taco’s continues growth, expanding to Chandler
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Backyard Taco’s continues growth, expanding to Chandler

September 24th, 2020 | by Editorial Staff
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Even COVID-19 can’t beat a good taco. At least that seems to explain how Backyard Taco has been able to continue its rapid expansion through the East Valley, with its fourth location opening in Chandler...
Hope is a good thing, don’t let it go
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Hope is a good thing, don’t let it go

September 24th, 2020 | by Editorial Staff
By Pastor Marvin Arnpriester Guest Writer I recently watched The Shawshank Redemption, one of my favorite movies. It is the story about a banker named Andy Dufresne, who is accused of double murder in the 1940s. He is convicted...
We will reap a harvest if we don’t give up
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We will reap a harvest if we don’t give up

September 24th, 2020 | by Editorial Staff
By Lynne Hartke Guest Writer I am pretending it is fall. I play this mind game with myself every September here in the desert. 100-degree temps, another six weeks of shorts (at least), and endless sunshine do not speak fall to...
Together, we can overcome the difficulties we face
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Together, we can overcome the difficulties we face

September 24th, 2020 | by Editorial Staff
By Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. Guest Writer The Scriptures are filled with anecdotes describing acts of one human-being toward another to enhance our values and encourage humanities call for good.  There are so many ways to...
Chandler artist in Prescott Plein Air Art Festival
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Chandler artist in Prescott Plein Air Art Festival

September 24th, 2020 | by Editorial Staff
David M. Brown Correspondent Matt Sterbenz of Chandler is among 14 Arizona artists participating in the first Plein Air Art Festival in October in Prescott. Sponsored by The Highlands Center for Natural History and the city of...
Miguel hops on board Vessl as ambassador
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Miguel hops on board Vessl as ambassador

September 24th, 2020 | by Editorial Staff
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Staff Writer Saucy R&B singer Miguel is taking on a new cause during the pandemic: sustainability. He’s hopped on board Vessl as its corporate ambassador and adviser. The Tempe company is...
Scottsdale artist featured on new web series
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Scottsdale artist featured on new web series

September 24th, 2020 | by Editorial Staff
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Scottsdale oil painter Nancy Breiman is the featured “creative” on the latest episode of AZ Creates!, a new biweekly web series created and hosted by Chandler artist and author Laurie Fagen. The new...
Schnepf Farms’ Halloween tradition is a go
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Schnepf Farms’ Halloween tradition is a go

September 24th, 2020 | by Editorial Staff
By PAUL MARYNIAK Executive Editor The pandemic has cost the Valley scores of annual public events this year – from fundraising galas and community gatherings to well-established traditional celebrations like the Ostrich...
Chandler author, photographer explore grave matter
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Chandler author, photographer explore grave matter

September 24th, 2020 | by Editorial Staff
By PAUL MARYNIAK Executive Editor You can walk through an old cemetery and find history in every direction, stumble upon sad sentiments on gravestones that suggest an even sadder end and mourn some sites for being allowed to fall...
Guardsmen invited to share their stories in special project
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Guardsmen invited to share their stories in special project

September 24th, 2020 | by Editorial Staff
Santan News Editorial Staff It’s been an unprecedented year for the Arizona National Guard. From fighting forest fires to providing pandemic relief and protecting sites from civil unrest, thousands of citizen soldiers have...