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Energy efficiency endorsed by Sunset Hills aldermen

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com With another measure passed last week, Sunset Hills officials hope to make city buildings more energy-efficient through a 20-year performance contract that would fund upgrades with money guaranteed to be saved through energy efficiency. The board has not entered into a contract yet, but voted unanimously to sign a

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Sunset Hills will host Turkey Trot on Nov. 23

The Sunset Hills Parks and Recreation Department will host a Turkey Trot Thanksgiving morning through the trails at Minnie Ha Ha Park, 801 Old Gravois Road. The event will take place at 8 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 23. The cost is $20 per person or $80 for groups of up to six. Participants registered by Friday,

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Chief honors Sunset Hills police officers for actions in chase

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Sunset Hills Police Department officers who narrowly escaped injury in a high-speed chase and shootout in August were publicly identified for the first time last week so that they could be honored by city officials. Chief Stephen Dodge presented the Chief’s Commendation for Valor to Officer Chris Medlock and

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Crestwood board grants extension for mall demolition

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen last week adopted an ordinance granting a 60-day demolition extension to the developer of the former Crestwood Plaza site at Watson and Sappington roads. The Board of Aldermen voted unanimously Oct. 10 to approve the ordinance amending a redevelopment agreement be-tween developer UrbanStreet Group of Chicago and the city to

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Small living spaces are big in home design

With the average American household at about 2.5 people, according to research by the Census Bureau, there’s an increased desire for downsizing. Many people — students, millennials, empty nesters and seniors — are now living in small apartments and tiny houses. In addition, in homes of any size, the lines between the kitchen and other

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Partake of the elixir of youth to stay vibrant

“Healthy Living” by Carl Hendrickson For the Call Several years ago, my wife and I vacationed in St. Augustine, Fla., the oldest city in the United States. It was here that the Spanish explorer, Ponce de Leon, searched for the fabled “Fountain of Youth.” We each were given a drink of water from a tourist

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Kiwanis Club honors MFPD firefighter/paramedic

The Kiwanis Club of South County recently recognized Brian Torno of the Mehlville Fire Protection District as its Firefighter/Paramedic of the Quarter. Torno was recognized for his untiring dedication and service to the south county community as a member of the fire protection district. Kiwanis Club President Steve Dodson presented Torno with a certificate of

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Southwest Regional Economic Summit slated; deadline to sign up today

The Crestwood/Sunset Hills, Fenton Area and Kirkwood-Des Peres Area chambers of commerce have again partnered for the Southwest Regional Economic Summit that will take place from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, at Sunset Country Club, 9555 S. Geyer Road. “As the area formulates its economic development strategy, we are looking to business, legislative,

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Operation October to benefit USO of Missouri underway

The fifth annual Operation October to benefit the USO of Missouri is underway. Please join local banks, credit unions and Call Newspapers in an effort to fill the wish list for military families this Thanksgiving. The October drive provides Thanksgiving meals — everything except the turkey — for active military families in this area. Wish

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