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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
Business
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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
Neighbors
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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...
Chandler, Basha football prepare for California foes
Sports and Recreation
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Chandler, Basha football prepare for California foes

September 1st, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Zach Alvira Arizonan Sports Editor It’s been two years since East Valley high school football teams have had the opportunity to travel outside of the state for competition.  Chandler brought in Cherry Creek from Colorado...
The mystery of love and grace
Spirituality
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The mystery of love and grace

September 1st, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Rev. Marvin Arnpriester Guest Writer Barbara Brown Taylor wrote the following which continues to haunt and nag at me. I trust it will do the same for you… “The hardest spiritual work in the world is to love the...
Recovery still underway from Chandler strip mall explosion
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Recovery still underway from Chandler strip mall explosion

August 31st, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain STSN Managing Editor A year after a gas explosion shook west Chandler, there are signs that life is moving on. But for some, the blast at the Platinum Printing shop in Sunset Plaza was a life-altering event. “When...
Dad set free after Chandler child’s 2004 death
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Dad set free after Chandler child’s 2004 death

August 31st, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak STSN Executive Editor On the morning of Aug. 16, Jeffrey R. Martinson became a free man. His ankle bracelet was removed and he could legally turn his back forever on the 2004 death of his 5-year-old son, Joshua...