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Chandler Sunset library named “resilience hub” for climate change
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Chandler Sunset library named “resilience hub” for climate change

February 4th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer The Chandler Sunset Library has obtained a grant to fund its conversion into a “resilience hub” for combating the impacts of climate change. The Sunset Library Branch is one of only 25 libraries...
Chandler Museum chronicles Holocaust survivor’s story
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Chandler Museum chronicles Holocaust survivor’s story

February 4th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Alli Cripe Contributor Chandler Museum’s new exhibit, “Death and Diamonds: A Holocaust Survivor’s Journey from Krakow to Chandler,” chronicles the inspirational history of Samuel Soldinger, beloved father and diamond...
Improv actors entertain children in hospitals
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Improv actors entertain children in hospitals

January 25th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Bridgette M. Redman Contributor In the midst of an international health crisis, one group of actors from the Phoenix Theatre Company has found its work in greater demand. “Partners that Heal” has been taking actors...
East Valley writer seeks teens who lost a parent
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East Valley writer seeks teens who lost a parent

January 25th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Time may heal some wounds but Michelle Shreeve knows their pain never fully goes away. She still remembers her mother’s death in December 1993 – when Shreeve was only 9. The Gilbert writer – who wrote...
Ex-cop collars laughter at his local club
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Ex-cop collars laughter at his local club

January 25th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Cecilia Chan Managing Editor At the Village of Alsip Police Department in Illinois, Jim Perry served in a number of roles: law enforcement trainer, DARE officer, media relations officer, crime prevention officer and hostage...
Art helps annual Unity Walk get around pandemic
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Art helps annual Unity Walk get around pandemic

January 25th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By srianthi perera Contributor In keeping with the pandemic’s restrictions, this year’s Regional Unity Walk has been revamped. Instead of gathering at Temple Beach Park on a day in January to promote mutual respect and...
Chandler film fest expects growth amid pandemic
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Chandler film fest expects growth amid pandemic

January 21st, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer The pandemic has not been kind to the film industry this past year, yet Chandler International Film Festival organizers are refusing to let the health crisis prevent its attendees from celebrating the...
Chandler author’s book rooted in her faith
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Chandler author’s book rooted in her faith

January 9th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By srianthi perera Contributor Deep spirituality led Wei Wei Chang to shake off a successful corporate career and create a life-coaching service in 2018 to gather people toward God. Now, the Chandler woman has published “The...
Fiddler’s Dream offers virtual open stages
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Fiddler’s Dream offers virtual open stages

December 31st, 2020 | by SanTan Sun News
By Laura Latzko Contributor Fiddler’s Dream Coffeehouse has long offered a space for musicians to perform. Although the Glendale nonprofit cannot offer the same opportunities during the COVID-19 pandemic because of social...
Hall of Flame one of area’s best-kept secrets
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Hall of Flame one of area’s best-kept secrets

December 31st, 2020 | by SanTan Sun News
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Staff Writer Chicago-area industrialist George F. Getz Jr. and his wife, Olive Atwater Getz, were driving through Wilmette, Illinois, when they saw a broken-down fire truck on the side of the road....