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Crestwood meets online through January due to City Hall rehab

Crestwood City Hall

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2020

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen will continue to meet virtually for the remainder of the year due in part to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the city is also taking the opportunity during the time of videoconferenced meetings to renovate the upper level of the Government Center. The City Hall chambers that usually...

Tracking COVID-19

Tracking COVID-19

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

September 21, 2020

With most Mehlville and Lindbergh students still in all-virtual classes, the local school districts are closely tracking COVID-19 numbers to see when students can safely return to the classroom. Both districts are tracking various state and county data points to see where coronavirus trends are heading....

St. Louis County reopens its playgrounds today

Mehlville’s John Cary Early Childhood students Emma Kitchell and Yaneli Juarez-Carrillo check out their playground the first week at school in 2018.

September 21, 2020

St. Louis County will reopen its playgrounds today — Monday, Sept. 21. St. Louis County’s playgrounds have been closed since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The county Parks Department developed procedures with approval from the St. Louis County Department of Public Health for cleaning and ...

Trick or train: Union Station debuts new Halloween Experience with spooky train cars, social distancing

The St. Louis Wheel lit up orange and green for the Union Station Halloween Experience.

September 17, 2020

The new Union Station Halloween Experience will bring family fun to the fall season in St. Louis, Oct. 9 through Oct. 31. Created for children 12 and under and their families, the Union Station Halloween Experience will be a themed walking journey through the historic railroad terminal's stationary rail...

Grant’s Farm will reopen for unique Halloween Drive-Thru Experience in October

Grant's Farm will reopen for unique Halloween Drive-Thru Experience in October

September 16, 2020

Grant’s Farm has been closed throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, but it will reopen for a drive-thru Halloween experience in October. Starting Oct. 1 and running through Oct. 31, Grant’s Farm will welcome guests and ghouls for its first-ever Halloween Drive-Thru Experience, in which for the first ti...

Man wins the lottery at Circle K on Tesson Ferry Road

Man wins the lottery at Circle K on Tesson Ferry Road

September 15, 2020

A St. Louis man hit big in the Missouri Lottery, claiming a large prize. Adam Littrell of St. Louis recently claimed a $77,777 prize on a Missouri Lottery “Triple Red 777’s” Scratchers game. Littrell purchased the winning ticket at Circle K, 9998 Tesson Ferry Road, in Affton. “Triple Red 7...

Sunset Hills reopens all its playgrounds

The dedication of the Stieren playground in Sunset Hills in 2018.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

September 14, 2020

Sunset Hills playgrounds reopened last week after a safety plan was approved by St. Louis County. Sunset Hills Parks Director Gerald Brown told The Call that all parks were reopened last week after the county approved the city’s safety plan Sept. 4. Under the safety plan, all playgrounds will be cleaned ...

Drive-thru meals resume at St. Louis County Library, including Oakville and Affton branches

Drive-thru meals resume at the St. Louis County Library starting Monday, Sept. 14, as seen at Weber Road Library, above.

September 14, 2020

St. Louis County Library and Operation Food Search will once again provide drive-thru meals for children, starting Monday. And for the first time, the meals will be offered at Cliff Cave Library in Oakville. Up to now, the Weber Road Library was the only library in South County to offer the drive-thru...

Last chance! Enter St. Louis Call’s Back-to-School Photo Contest, win prize packages

Last chance! Enter St. Louis Call’s Back-to-School Photo Contest, win prize packages

September 14, 2020

The deadline to enter the South County-wide Back to School Photo Contest is today, Monday, Sept. 14.  The deadline is Monday, Sept. 14 to enter the Back to School Photo Contest sponsored by Icing Cafe, Monkey Joe’s, Schaefer’s Hobby Shop, Swing-A-Round Fun Town and Call Newspapers. Win fabulous pr...

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