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Places to volunteer wanted by high school students
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Places to volunteer wanted by high school students

October 12th, 2021 | by development
By Ken Sain Staff Writer There are some obvious aspects of the high school experience that students have missed out on during the pandemic –  proms, hanging out with friends at school, even sitting in the same classrooms with...
Times Square display salutes Chandler teen
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Times Square display salutes Chandler teen

October 11th, 2021 | by development
By Ken Sain Staff Writer Many high school students across the country dream of seeing their photo flash above New York City’s Times Square someday. For Casteel High senior Samantha Derivan, it’s just another thing to cross...
Court ruling’s impact on municipal-business deals feared
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Court ruling’s impact on municipal-business deals feared

October 11th, 2021 | by development
By Ken Sain Staff Writer It’s not unusual for cities to offer businesses sweetheart deals – or incentives – to get them to move or set up their companies inside their borders. In exchange, the cities get jobs, economic...
Chandler Support Court aims to help, not punish
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Chandler Support Court aims to help, not punish

October 10th, 2021 | by development
By Ken Sain Staff Writer Chandler Police Lt. Brian Dunn was talking about the city’s new Support Court at September’s Coffee with a Cop event. Another officer leaned in with a quick reaction: “Game changer.” There are a...
Chandler aims to grow municipal airport business
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Chandler aims to grow municipal airport business

October 10th, 2021 | by development
By Ken Sain Staff Writer City officials want to make one thing very clear: Don’t expect to see American or United planes landing at Chandler Airport. “When we think of airports, we think of Sky Harbor, we think of...
Chandler business wins BBB Spark Award
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Chandler business wins BBB Spark Award

October 2nd, 2021 | by development
Santan Sun News Staff  A Chandler business owner is one of the two winners of the Better Business Bureau’s 2021 Spark Award. Michael Wang, CEO of PeerSquared, Inc. was cited for what the BBB said is his “ethical character,...
Basha’s Cole Martin joins suicide prevention effort
Sports and Recreation
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Basha’s Cole Martin joins suicide prevention effort

October 2nd, 2021 | by development
By Zach Alvira, Sports Editor Basha junior defensive back Cole Martin is one of 15 Arizona high school football players who have pledged to raise awareness of teen suicide in Arizona. Martin, one of the top players in the country...
Chandler woman makes dolls that ‘calm and smoothe’
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Chandler woman makes dolls that ‘calm and smoothe’

October 1st, 2021 | by development
By Paul Maryniak, Executive Editor Ann Baum’s business didn’t start out as one. Close to 40 years ago, the South Chandler woman made some “comfort dolls” almost as a charitable hobby, but put then put it aside “for a...
She mines resumes for A-list job candidates
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She mines resumes for A-list job candidates

October 1st, 2021 | by development
By Paul Maryniak, Executive Editor Record millions of people are leaving their jobs across the country and around the world, some citing burnout and others searching for new opportunities or a change in career. Sarah Johns not...
BlackSheep Wine Bar steeped in Chandler history
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BlackSheep Wine Bar steeped in Chandler history

September 30th, 2021 | by development
By Mallory Gleich, Contributor Long before it became a city on May 24, 1954, Chandler was little more than a collection of dirt roads lined by about 20 buildings. One of those buildings housed the Hotel Chandler, which in 1914...