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‘Chandler site sold for $2.7M to ‘Toy Barn’ firm
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‘Chandler site sold for $2.7M to ‘Toy Barn’ firm

August 16th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
SanTan Sun News Staff A Scottsdale developer of luxury storage units for pricey vehicles, small planes and other big toys has bought two large lots in the Chandler Industrial Business Park for $2.75 million. Wesley Development...
Chandler ad agency marking 25 years
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Chandler ad agency marking 25 years

August 15th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
SanTan Sun News Staff Chandler-based Commit Agency is marking 25 years in business, saying it has become one of the Valley’s longest-running ad agencies after it “successfully navigated mergers, acquisitions, multiple...
Casteel, other CUSD schools get updated cafeterias
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Casteel, other CUSD schools get updated cafeterias

August 15th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor Moments before the lunch bell rings, the Casteel High School cafeteria is quiet. It’s the calm before the storm. After the bell rings, 700 hungry students will enter the cafeteria for food. “Our...
Chandler food banks see rising need, falling help
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Chandler food banks see rising need, falling help

August 15th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor Organizers say that even in the best of times, feeding those in need is a challenge. And these are not the best of times. Chandler’s leading food banks say demand is up, and donations are down....
Chandler teens’ nonprofit seeks more mental health help
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Chandler teens’ nonprofit seeks more mental health help

August 15th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor Riana Alexander knows what struggling with mental health is like. “I’ve struggled with anxiety my entire life,” the Chandler High senior said. “But in 2021, I was diagnosed with depression, and...
Hartke, Poston, Orlando, Encinas win
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Hartke, Poston, Orlando, Encinas win

August 15th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor It’s unknown how much the push for a non-discrimination ordinance to protect Chandler’s LGBTQ+ community played in last week’s election, but the outcome likely assures that Chandler will adopt...
Happy Cans finds a little known household niche
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Happy Cans finds a little known household niche

August 6th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak Executive Editor Ted Jennings provides one of those services you don’t necessarily think people want, but the Gilbert man says you’d be surprised. Jennings cleans garbage cans. And his business, Happy Cans,...
Seton grad wins P.E.O. Sisterhood scholarship
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Seton grad wins P.E.O. Sisterhood scholarship

August 6th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor The Chandler chapter of the P.E.O. Sisterhood has been looking for just the right student to nominate for the international group’s scholarship program. They found her in Seton Catholic Preparatory...
QC couple opening fitness studio in Chandler
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QC couple opening fitness studio in Chandler

August 6th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Arizonan Managing Editor Queen Creek resident Darin Day said he was a regular in his old gym, worked out often and thought he was in pretty good shape for his age. Then he was invited to visit a Fit Body Boot Camp...
EV women’s group helps never-kill animal shelter
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EV women’s group helps never-kill animal shelter

August 5th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Leann Landberg and Susan Barlow Guest Writers When you look into the eyes of an animal you have rescued, you cannot help but fall in love. Living this, experiencing this, seeing this, time and time again is how the volunteers...