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Crestwood seeks to revamp zoning codes

Crestwood City Hall

April 5, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor news3@callnewspapers.com The city of Crestwood hired a familiar company last week to take the lead on rewriting the city zoning code, a project also currently underway in Sunset Hills.      The Board of Aldermen voted 7-1 at its March 27 meeting to hire PGAV to rew...

St. Anthony’s legacy will live on under new name, Mercy says

St. Anthony’s legacy will live on under new name, Mercy says

April 5, 2018

St. Anthony's gets new name: Mercy Hospital South By Gloria Lloyd News Editor news3@callnewspapers.com St. Anthony’s Medical Center will change its name to “Mercy Hospital South” beginning this fall after feedback from residents and employees who said they expected the name to change after ...

St. Anthony’s to be renamed Mercy Hospital South later this year

St. Anthony's to be renamed Mercy Hospital South later this year

March 28, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor news3@callnewspapers.com Mercy officials originally said they thought they would keep the name of St. Anthony’s Medical Center after acquiring it last year, but they’ve changed their minds and the hospital is changing names. St. Anthony’s Medical Center will operate und...

New hotel could lead to higher height limit in Sunset Hills

New hotel could lead to higher height limit in Sunset Hills

March 22, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Sunset Hills is set to get its first new hotel in more than a decade after the Board of Aldermen passed a plan that has been in the works for years. Aldermen stood by their earlier advice to current Days Inn owner HR Sheevam and voted 7-1 to app...

South county resident marks 100th birthday, still works at Feed My People

To celebrate Mary Halliburton’s 100th birthday, she posed with two of South County Baptist Church’s babies born this year, 100 years after her. Pictured, from left, are: A.J. Hof with parents Keri and Adam Hof; Halliburton; and Jensen Leslie with parents Alexandra and Bradley Leslie.

March 9, 2018

Some people who live to 100 years old might consider taking it easy for a change, but not south county resident Mary Halliburton. Halliburton, who turned 100 Feb. 23, still volunteers twice a week in the jewelry section at the Feed My People Thrift Shop. But the store’s shoppers can’t be blamed...

Council eyes quotas for minority contractors on county projects

Council eyes quotas for minority contractors on county projects

March 8, 2018

County Auditor Mark Tucker, right, at a Feb. 20 minority-contracting hearing with the four members of the County Council who voted to hire him a year ago, from left, 4th District Councilwoman Rochelle Walton Gray, D-Black Jack, 1st District Councilwoman Hazel Erby, D-University City, Chairman Sam Pag...

School board member pushes for changes to state’s TIF law

The demolished Crestwood Plaza.

March 2, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Board of Education Treasurer Mike Tsichlis is pushing hard for state legislation that would allow school districts and other taxing entities to opt out of tax-increment financing districts. At the last Board of Education meeting, Tsichl...

Crestwood mayor says city officials know no more about mall’s status than citizens

Roughly 100 people participated in a rally last week to 'implore the Board of Aldermen to reconcile their differences and unite their efforts toward redevelopment' of Crestwood Court, according to a news release. Participants carried signs calling for city officials to 'Remove the Pall Over the Mall' and 'Stop the Stall' and move forward with redevelopment. The rally was organized by Metropolitan Congregations United and city residents. Gloria Lloyd photo.

February 23, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Crestwood Mayor Gregg Roby said last week that it would be “inappropriate” to comment about the redevelopment of the former Crestwood Plaza, as city officials have no more information about the owner’s plans for the site than citizens....

Crestwood board approves settlement with property owner over Watson Road rezoning

Crestwood board approves settlement with property owner over Watson Road rezoning

February 16, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood Board of Aldermen recently voted unanimously to approve a settlement agreement with a business owner whose property was rezoned by the city last September. Aldermen voted during a Jan. 23 closed session to approve the settleme...

Soon to be glue

Soon to be glue

February 7, 2018

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 ...

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