Business

Soon to be glue

Entrepreneurial Girl Scouts and Lindbergh High students the Blockheads debuted their product Eco Gloo, a patent-pending glue made from recycled Styrofoam, at the Sunset Hills Community Center last week. Above in this photo courtesy of Friendship Village Sunset Hills, the girls and Dave Lenczycki of Forest Park Forever hold up a mock Forest Park sign

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Affton chamber conducts annual Awards Dinner

The Affton Chamber of Commerce recently presented awards to its Business Person of the Year and Citizens of the Year at its 25th annual Awards Dinner Gala at Andre’s South in Oakville. The award recipients were also honored with resolutions unanimously approved by the County Council, co-sponsored by the two councilmen who represent Affton, 5th

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Residents oppose U-Haul facility proposed at Show Me Lanes site

Pictured above: A rendering of the proposed new U-Haul facility at the Show Me Lanes site. By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Proposed senior apartments and storage facilities have met the most resistance from south county residents at county zoning hearings, but last week a potential new U-Haul rental facility in Oakville saw more opposition

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Consultant outlines his vision of the future of retail industry

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, who has worked with Crestwood since the early 1980s, told the panel Jan.

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Trakas zoning bill approved in one week rather than three weeks

In an effort to get a new business up and running by Christmas, 6th District County Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville, took the rare step of moving a zoning bill from introduction to final passage in one week rather than three. At Trakas’ request, the County Council unanimously approved legislation at the Nov. 28 meeting allowing

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High number of tax protests could negatively impact Lindbergh

Pictured above: “The Devonshire” is a new four-story, 72-apartment senior living facility at Friendship Village Sunset Hills, opening in summer 2020. By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools officials are seeing a “high number” of tax protests this year that, if successful, could negatively impact the district’s finances by $500,000 to $750,000. The Board

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Expansion planned for Friendship Village in Sunset Hills, Chesterfield

Shown above is the ‘The Devonshire,’ a new four-story senior living building to be constructed at Friendship Village Sunset Hills. The parent organization for Friendship Villages of St. Louis has announced plans for a $201 million expansion of its facilities in Sunset Hills and Chesterfield. The project will include additional senior living apartments, expanded assisted

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