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Firefighters looking for volunteers for water safety walk
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Firefighters looking for volunteers for water safety walk

March 23rd, 2017 | by development
By SanTan Sun News staff   Chandler firefighters are asking residents and groups to join them on Saturday, April 8, in a door-to-door campaign through local neighborhoods to help prevent water-related tragedies in the...
Rotary Club of Sun Lakes schedules April speakers
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Rotary Club of Sun Lakes schedules April speakers

March 22nd, 2017 | by development
By Norm Noble The Rotary Club of Sun Lakes’ April events include hosting a speech contest and a roller derby athlete at its meetings. The club will have its annual Four-Way Test Speech Contest on Tuesday, April 4, featuring...
Kyrene officials moving full-speed ahead
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Kyrene officials moving full-speed ahead

March 21st, 2017 | by development
By PAUL MARYNIAK Kyrene School District officials are losing no time in starting to reshape the way elementary and middle school students learn over the next five years. And if they succeed, students won’t just be sitting...
Chandler Fire Cadet Academy set to kick off
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Chandler Fire Cadet Academy set to kick off

March 20th, 2017 | by development
By SanTan Sun News staff The Chandler Fire, Health & Medical Department are hosting an eight-week program to prep young women and men ages 16 to 21 for a possible career in the fire service. Taught by CFHM personnel, the Fire...
STEM Festival to feature free fun for kids
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STEM Festival to feature free fun for kids

March 19th, 2017 | by development
By SanTan Sun News staff New World Learning Academy, a new STEM-based preschool in Chandler, is inviting families to a free event with activities for kids of all ages from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 8. The STEM Festival...
New teacher transforms young Chandler pianist
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New teacher transforms young Chandler pianist

March 18th, 2017 | by development
By Kenneth LaFave Like thousands of young piano students, Vivian Zhao enjoyed playing her instrument, but did not give serious thought to the possibility of making music her life. “When I was a kid, my parents didn’t know if...
City embraces automotive tech industry
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City embraces automotive tech industry

February 18th, 2017 | by development
By Arman Sidhu   In a video shown shortly before his Jan. 31 State of the City Address, Mayor Jay Tibshraeny climbed into an autonomous car, complete with a sleek design, sporty performance and a personal digital secretary...
Middle school students to see major change in academics
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Middle school students to see major change in academics

February 6th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak Kyrene School Superintendent Jan Vesely is rolling out a plan to revamp the district’s middle schools. It is designed to improve students’ academic performance, make them more self-reliant and give them...
The Cays at Downtown Ocotillo celebrating grand opening  Construction on second phase to begin Feb. 6
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The Cays at Downtown Ocotillo celebrating grand opening Construction on second phase to begin Feb. 6

February 6th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski The Cays at Downtown Ocotillo will start construction on Phase 2 Feb. 6, just before the official grand opening of Phase 1. “Our new phase will include a beautiful clubhouse that is over 4,500...
Chandler mom celebrates differences with clothing line
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Chandler mom celebrates differences with clothing line

January 24th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Jennifer Krienert just wants her son, Rory, to feel comfortable. He is medically required to wear an eyepatch twice a day until he’s 9 years old to treat a condition like lazy eye. “He may look...