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Crestwood planner tells panel he’s puzzled by lack of development at mall location

Crestwood planner tells panel he’s puzzled by lack of development at mall location

February 1, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com A planning consultant for the city of Crestwood said that he’s puzzled about the lack of activity at the former Crestwood Plaza location, as the owner had all the right ingredients in place for the site’s redevelopment. Peckham Guyton...

Consultant outlines his vision of the future of retail industry

The demolished Crestwood Plaza.

January 31, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com A longtime planning consultant for the city of Crestwood last week outlined his vision of the future of the retail industry to the city’s Economic Development Commission. Peckham Guyton Albers & Viets Vice President John Brancaglione,...

Open house slated for Lindbergh Central Office building

Open house slated for Lindbergh Central Office building

January 30, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools will host an open house next week during which the public can tour the district’s new Central Office building at 9350 Sappington Road. The open house for the new Central Office building, which was constructed on the 2.2-acre...

Renovations set for Mehlville Fire House 7

Renovations set for Mehlville Fire House 7

January 27, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Roy Mangan of Mehlville Fire Protection District architect Archimages outlined to the Board of Directors Jan. 10 a series of proposed renovations to House No. 7 at 5501 Old Lemay Ferry Road. “... Giving you kind of a scope of work th...

Mehlville Fire District’s multipurpose training center could be complete by mid-November

Mehlville Fire District's multipurpose training center could be complete by mid-November

January 26, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Construction of a multipurpose training center at 4471 Baumgartner Road could be completed in late October or mid-November, according to a tentative timeline recently presented to the Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors. Roy M...

School board members hit grand slam in picking Lake

School board members hit grand slam in picking Lake

January 25, 2018

"Call the Tune" by Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Lindbergh Board of Education hit a grand slam with the selection of Tony Lake as the district’s new superintendent. Effective July 1, Dr. Lake will succeed Jim Simpson, who is retiring June 30 after serving as superintendent si...

Call chronicles a decade of Most Misguided Quotes

Call chronicles a decade of Most Misguided Quotes

January 18, 2018

"Call the Tune" by Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com It’s hard to believe, but 10 years ago the Call published its first column of Most Misguided Quotes chronicling the most misguided, misinformed and misleading statements of the year. So looking back over the past 10 years, we’ve sel...

Incoming Lindbergh superintendent views position as ‘a destination job’

Incoming Lindbergh Superintendent Tony Lake, center, visits Lindbergh High School last week with current Superintendent Jim Simpson, left, and LHS Principal Eric Cochran. Lake will succeed Simpson, who is retiring June 30 after serving as superintendent for the past 10 years.

January 17, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Incoming Lindbergh Superintendent Tony Lake said he views his new position as “a destination job.” Lake, who currently serves as chief operations officer of the Blue Valley School District in Overland Park, Kan., will become Lindbergh’s...

MFPD board approves 2018 budget with 1.7-percent employee pay hike

MFPD board approves 2018 budget with 1.7-percent employee pay hike

January 11, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com A 2018 budget that includes a 1.7-percent salary increase for employees recently was adopted by the Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors. The 2018 budget projects revenues totaling $21,236,460 with anticipated expenditures...

2017 offered no shortage of Most Misguided Quotes

2017 offered no shortage of Most Misguided Quotes

January 11, 2018

"Call the Tune" by Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The past year certainly was a wild ride for candidates for the Call’s Most Misguided Quotes of the Year. As usual, we have more quotes than space for our annual column in which we chronicle the most misguided, misinformed and misle...

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