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Chandler to resume shutting off utilities by May
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Chandler to resume shutting off utilities by May

February 11th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer The City of Chandler is planning to resume shutting off utilities for delinquent customers now that unpaid bills have swelled to nearly $1.5 million throughout the pandemic. Chandler had stopped...
2 Chandler politicos in  historic confrontation
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2 Chandler politicos in historic confrontation

February 11th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Two Chandler Republican officials are at the epicenter of a historic confrontation between the State Senate and Maricopa County Board of Supervisors over the Nov. 3 presidential election...
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St. Paul provides timely thoughts on love

February 4th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Pastor Marvin Arnpriester Guest Writer Reminders of February with Valentine’s Day and its emphasis on love, I remembered the following quote by Maya Angelou to challenge and inspire our understanding of love:  “Love...
God fills man’s soul with all good things
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God fills man’s soul with all good things

February 4th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Lynne Hartke Guest Writer Spring is my favorite season in the desert. Golden poppies. Trumpeting red penstemon. Delicate purple asters. My husband Kevin and I always make it a priority to put in miles on desert trails when the...
We need to return to the nobility of equality
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We need to return to the nobility of equality

February 4th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. Guest Writer Just when we thought we had seen and heard everything in our lifetime comes the unthinkable: An assault on our Nation’s Capitol. Who would or could have thought that this was possible in...
Chandler Sunset library named “resilience hub” for climate change
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Chandler Sunset library named “resilience hub” for climate change

February 4th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer The Chandler Sunset Library has obtained a grant to fund its conversion into a “resilience hub” for combating the impacts of climate change. The Sunset Library Branch is one of only 25 libraries...
Chandler Museum chronicles Holocaust survivor’s story
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Chandler Museum chronicles Holocaust survivor’s story

February 4th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Alli Cripe Contributor Chandler Museum’s new exhibit, “Death and Diamonds: A Holocaust Survivor’s Journey from Krakow to Chandler,” chronicles the inspirational history of Samuel Soldinger, beloved father and diamond...
Partnership helps Chandler area nonprofits
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Partnership helps Chandler area nonprofits

February 4th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Srianthi Perera Contributor The list of area organizations helped by the Arizona Women’s Partnerships is extensive. It includes the all-volunteer Pan de Vida Foundation of Queen Creek, which started in 2003 to assist needy...
Businesses come to ICAN Center’s rescue
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Businesses come to ICAN Center’s rescue

February 4th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Gilbert Realtor Mindy Jones Nevarez saw a need for teens in Chandler – and rallied local businesses to fill it. And last week, teens who consider ICAN’s  nationally-accredited teen center their second...
Players, coaches take in unusual basketball atmosphere
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Players, coaches take in unusual basketball atmosphere

February 4th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Zach Alvira Sports Editor Players sat staggered in three rows of chairs or bleachers, much like what has been seen in the NBA and in college basketball. A personal water bottle sits next to the player’s designated seat,...