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Mother Earth, city have an ally in Chandler boy
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Mother Earth, city have an ally in Chandler boy

January 3rd, 2022 | by development
By Ken Sain, Staff Writer Chandler resident Robert Nark walked out to collect his trash and recycling bins after the collection truck came. He found a handwritten note stuck on a bin. “Good job!” There’s no mystery who...
Hate crimes rose in  latest year’s FBI data
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Hate crimes rose in latest year’s FBI data

January 3rd, 2022 | by development
By Olivia Munson, Cronkite News Hate crimes in Arizona in 2020 were the highest reported since 2001 in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, according to new FBI statistics, but advocates and experts say many more hate crimes mostly...
2021 in Chandler: Hope, joy and tragedy
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2021 in Chandler: Hope, joy and tragedy

January 2nd, 2022 | by development
By Ken Sain, Staff Writer Chandler saw both tragedy and reasons to celebrate in 2021. Here is a countdown of 12 top events in Chandler in 2021. 12. Field of Honor veterans memorial. Chandler officially opened its new memorial to...
2022 promises election intrigue in Chandler
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2022 promises election intrigue in Chandler

January 2nd, 2022 | by development
By Ken Sain, Staff Writer The new year will include a city election and it’s likely one of the hot topics will be if Chandler should pass a non-discrimination ordinance or not. The mayor and three council seats will be up for...
Educator cites CUSD ‘blind spots’ in threat prevention
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Educator cites CUSD ‘blind spots’ in threat prevention

January 1st, 2022 | by development
By PAUL MARYNIAK GSN Executive Editor A Chandler educator and advocate for improving mental health services for young people told Chandler Unified Superintendent Frank Narducci that the district has no unified plan for...
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Chandler Council hears forecast for legislative session

December 25th, 2021 | by development
By Ken Sain, Staff Writer Many of the same issues that came up this year at the State Capital are likely to come up again in 2022. But there will be some new wrinkles, including a flat tax and more changes to voting laws. Those...
City looks back on achievements in past year
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City looks back on achievements in past year

December 25th, 2021 | by development
By the City of Chandler Back in 2020, we were hoping 2021 would bring an end to the worldwide pandemic. But to our surprise, it’s proving to be resilient and continues to evolve. The same can be said of our residents,...
Area restaurants struggle to find food, workers, low prices
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Area restaurants struggle to find food, workers, low prices

December 25th, 2021 | by development
By Sara Edwards, Cronkite News Miracle Mile Deli has been proudly serving pastrami sandwiches for 72 years, but the pandemic has Josh Garcia’s restaurant in “survival mode.” “What we’re seeing is the normal products...
Jewish War Vets lines up two speakers
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Jewish War Vets lines up two speakers

December 23rd, 2021 | by development
Santan Sun News The Jewish War Veterans Copper State Post 619 has lined up speakers for its meeting today, Dec. 19, and next month. Today at 10 a.m., Tess Mosko Scherer, executive director of the Arizona Art Alliance, will...
Restaurateur pens inspirational book
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Restaurateur pens inspirational book

December 23rd, 2021 | by development
By Geri Koeppel, Contributor Randy Walters has been many things in his 68 years: hospital corpsman, painter, restaurateur and minister among them. Now, he’s added another line to his resume: Author. He drew upon a decade of...