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Without insurance, family braves cerebral palsy alone
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Without insurance, family braves cerebral palsy alone

September 3rd, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Coty Dolores Miranda Contributor For the past 12 years, Andrew and Kellie Burkhart have paid all medical expenses for their son, Andrew, Jr., as he battles cerebral palsy. The couple estimate monthly expenses run more than...
Chandler Museum exhibit looks at thrift and the Depression
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Chandler Museum exhibit looks at thrift and the Depression

September 3rd, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
GETOUT STAFF Chandler Museum, 300 S. Chandler Village Drive, Chandler is offering a variety of free programs next month as well as a new exhibit.  The museum is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday....
Sun Lakes Marines chapter slates Birthday Ball
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Sun Lakes Marines chapter slates Birthday Ball

September 3rd, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Veterans Day and the birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps are approaching in November and  in keeping with tradition, the East Valley Marine Corps League’s Sun Lakes Detachment 1296 is hosting its annual...
Chandler dog groomer slammed ‘in a good way’
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Chandler dog groomer slammed ‘in a good way’

September 2nd, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain STSN Managing Editor There were times when she was attending college that Chandler resident Jennifer Ness was swamped. She said she’d look at students who came from well-off families and felt a little envious. “I...
Study underscores impact of COVID-19 on the disabled community
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Study underscores impact of COVID-19 on the disabled community

September 2nd, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Josh Ortega Staff Writer The pandemic revealed many vulnerabilities in healthcare, especially among the most vulnerable. This month, the Arizona Developmental Disabilities Planning Council released its findings in “COVID-19...
Library helps drum circle no longer miss a beat
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Library helps drum circle no longer miss a beat

September 2nd, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain STSN Managing Editor The Chandler Drum Circle is marking its 10th anniversary this year, but not a lot of people have probably noticed. For a drum circle, they’ve been pretty quiet. Now as they are coming out of the...
Ex-minister joins Sun Lakes ImproVables’ laugh riots
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Ex-minister joins Sun Lakes ImproVables’ laugh riots

September 2nd, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kate King Turner Guest Writer You probably remember seeing Lew Crawford in one of his recent roles as Croc Chaser in Murder Mystery Dinner Theater’s “Dealt a Deadly Hand” or Uncle Aubrey in “The Last Round-up of the...
Holocaust survivor to speak at Chandler arts center
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Holocaust survivor to speak at Chandler arts center

September 1st, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Ben Lesser has devoted his life to making sure the world doesn’t incur amnesia about one of human history’s most horrifying events – the Holocaust. And Chabad of the East Valley is helping him. A...
Rebounding from the pandemic, Thirsty Lion helping PTOs
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Rebounding from the pandemic, Thirsty Lion helping PTOs

September 1st, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain STSN Managing Editor Chandler’s Thirsty Lion Gastropub had just opened and was excited about its future at Frye Road and the Loop 101 freeway.  And then the world shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic....
Self-described QC ‘weirdo’ plants churches
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Self-described QC ‘weirdo’ plants churches

September 1st, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By MARK MORAN Staff Writer By his own admission, 51-year Ben Cloud is more than a little bit odd.  “I am absolutely a crackpot weirdo,” he said.  Cloud, with his salt and pepper goatee, t-shirt and ball cap, runs a place...