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   Volume 15, Number 21

October 22, 2005

Jesse McGuire sets the mood with his trumpet for the meeting of Tempe Old Timers.

Old timers recall city's past
By Jonathan Cooper
Hundreds of long-time Tempe residents, a few dabbing at tears as they reminisced, stood patriotically at attention and sang along with God Bless America to celebrate a tradition now in its 96th year.

Photo by David Stone

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   Inside this issue

• At new Jewish center, a 'special world' unfolds for all who visit
• Discerning Diner: In culinary circles, a good beet is hard to beat
• Mid-decade census drawing a good response
• Scary Halloween classics creep into DVD box sets
• New parent group to hold introductory sessions
• Kyrene Athlete of the Week: Caitlin Lentz
• Chess champ perks up interest
   Time Capsule: This Issue, Last Year

October 23, 2004

New skate park promises to draw Valley devotees
By Matthew Garcia
As a youngster, Colby Carter fondly recalls gliding his skateboard through the malls at Arizona State University and jumping "ollie" tricks onto benches at various local high schools. He also has memories of being detained by the police at those same locations for having fun as a young skateboarder.

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