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Gilbert boy undaunted by rare hip disease

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor At age 6, Bryson Quinn of Gilbert was already showing his agility on the field as a member of a youth club baseball team. “He was one of the fastest...

Gilbert fundraiser aims to help impoverished region

Gilbert Sun News Staff The public can get an insight of the daily struggles of families living in Mozambique and help do something about it at an upcoming fundraiser in Gilbert. In Mozambique, one quarter of...

Gilbert salon provides spiritual readings – even for pets

By Cecilla Chan, GSN Managing Editor   It’s a safe bet to say Tokyo Blue Hair Lab is the first of its kind in Gilbert — offering not just razor haircuts, organic hair color and blowouts,...

Gilbert restaurant to aid animal rescue

Arizona BBQ Company in Gilbert along with Mesa-based Follow Your Heart Animal Rescue are teaming up for Bark-B-Q, a fundraiser to aid abandoned, abused and injured dogs in the East Valley. Restaurant owners Mark and...

Fall exhibition explores the wonders of solar system

This fall, science and art collide at the i.d.e.a. Museum during “Far Out: Our Solar System,” an exhibition, opening Friday, Sept. 28, that features art and hands-on activities exploring outer space. “It’s fitting that we...

Tempe Union first in suicide prevention training

By Jim Walsh GSN Staff Writer In the aftermath of defeat, state Sen. Sean Bowie found consolation in the strength of a grassroots effort in the East Valley to train teachers on how to recognize...

Free fly-fishing basics to be taught at McQueen

The Zane Grey Chapter of Troup Unlimited is teaming up with the Arizona Game and Fish Department and the Town of Gilbert Parks and Recreation Department to hold a free Youth Fly-Fishing Basics workshop. It...

Acupuncture franchise expands into Gilbert

Modern Acupuncture, the first franchise to make the natural health and cosmetic benefits of acupuncture available in an accessible and affordable delivery, has opened in Gilbert at San Tan Pavilions, 1887 E. Williams Field...

Higley robotics program aims for inclusiveness

GSN NEWS STAFF The impact of a unique robotics program that Williams Field High School pioneered in Arizona last year is catching on. Unified Robotics – which brings typical and special students working together on projects...

Kids read to seniors at American Orchards Center

GSN News Staff Gilbert Arts Academy students recently honored local senior citizens by sharing time and reading stories together. Gilbert Arts Academy kindergartners and sixth-graders visited American Orchards Senior Assisted Living Center and read to a...