Kids Helping Kids start crowdfunding campaign

By Kelsey Sederstrom It is unusual for a young person to start and organize an international charity project, but Dustyn Phillips is an exceptional teen. He’s behind Dustyn’s Kids Helping Kids, which began in 2005. The chapter at Basha High School is running a holiday fundraiser that will benefit Operation Santa. Dustyn asks others to join […] read more

On November 22nd, 2014, posted in: News

Widening of Ocotillo Road requires closure starting Dec. 4

Ocotillo Road will be closed between McQueen Road and Arizona Avenue at the Union Pacific Railroad crossing Dec. 4 through Dec. 18. The closure will allow the City to widen the railroad crossing in conjunction with improvements being made to Ocotillo Road. The Ocotillo Road Improvement Project will widen Ocotillo Road from two lanes to four […] read more

On November 21st, 2014, posted in: News

Public comment sought on City’s ADA Transition Plan on Dec. 1

A public meeting regarding an update of the City’s Americans with Disabilities Act Transition Plan (ADA) is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1, at the Chandler City Council Chambers, 88 E. Chicago St., in Chandler. The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 is a civil rights statute that prohibits discrimination against people who have disabilities.  Under the ADA, the […] read more

On November 21st, 2014, posted in: News

Local woman wins Ataxian Athletic Initiative grant

Mary Fuchs of Sun Lakes received a 2014 Ataxian Athletic Initiative (AAI) grant, as announced by the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA), in partnership with The FA Project, Catrike, The Melting Pot and The Texas Irish Foundation. The AAI provides adaptive cycling equipment to people with ataxia who have demonstrated the desire to stay active […] read more

On November 3rd, 2014, posted in: News

Chandler Police Department mourns two of its finest

By Tracy House For the second time in three days, the Chandler Police Department and the community are mourning the loss of one of City’s finest. At 12:40 a.m. Friday, Oct. 31, Chandler Police Officer David Payne, a seven-year veteran of the department, was struck by a vehicle while stopped for a red light at […] read more

On October 31st, 2014, posted in: News

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