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Tripping seniors helps make them steady

Pictured above: Beth Templin monitors her mother-in-law Cindi Templin’s reflex responses using sensors in the ActiveStep that feed data to a computer. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Tripping seniors could make them steadier on their feet — at least that’s the idea behind ActiveStep, a modified treadmill designed to help seniors

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Puleo family has third child

Joe and Amy Puleo of Oakville announce the birth of their third child, a daughter, May Ella Puleo, 21 inches long, 7 pounds, 9 ounces, Sept. 13 at Missouri Baptist in St. Louis. Elder children include Max, 5, and Mia, 3. Maternal grandparents are Kurt and Kathy Bauer of Oakville, and paternal grandparents are Dominic

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Mehlville Fire celebrates ‘Santa Saturday’

Pictured above with the jolly fat man are Liam Juelfs, 4, and his mother Sarah. Photo by Bill Milligan. It was all smiles at the Mehlville Fire Protection District’s No. 5 Engine House last week for the fire district’s annual ‘Santa Saturday’ event, in which youngsters could give their wishlists to Santa and Mrs. Claus,

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Maroon family has first child

Danielle and Justin Maroon of St. Louis are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, a son named August Jeffrey Maroon. He was born March 18 at 8:30 p.m. at Missouri Baptist Medical Center. The baby is 21 inches long and weighs 8 pounds, 2 ounces. Maternal grandparents are Cheryl and the late

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Jefferson Barracks wreath laying ceremony to honor veterans

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery will host Wreaths Across America, a wreath laying ceremony dedicated to remembering and honoring veterans, on Saturday, Dec. 15. Wreaths Across America works with veterans-service organizations and citizens to coordinate wreath laying events to honor veterans from all branches of the military, as well as prisoners of war and those still

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Ammel family welcomes second child

Drew and Janelle Ammel of Sunset Hills are pleased to announce the birth of their second child, a son named Dean Michael Ammel. He was born at 7:27pm Aug. 12 at Mercy Hospital St. Louis. The baby is 19.25 inches long and weighs 6 pounds, 9 ounces. Elder child is Georgia, 22 months old. Maternal

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