Healthy Living

St. Andrews, Bethesda honor 10th anniversary

Celebrating left to right in front are: Bethesda President/CEO Joe Brinker and St. Andrews President/CEO Mary Alice Ryan with other company officials. Home health agency St. Andrews and Bethesda Home Health just celebrated its 10th anniversary with a gathering that included the agency’s employees, leader-ship from Bethesda Health Group and St. Andrew’s Resources for Seniors,

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Senior citizens may receive free, reduced trash

Senior citizens might receive free or reduced trash services with the next trash contract Crestwood enters. Ward 1 Aldermen Richard Breeding and Mimi Duncan both expressed their desire to see free or reduced waste services for seniors in the next contract. Other cities offer a senior discount. Crestwood is considering the option of terminating its

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Free flu-shot clinics available in South County

Barnes-Jewish Hospital and SSM Health will be offering free flu vaccinations this October in South County and in various locations across St. Louis and St. Louis County. According to the Centers for Disease Control, the best way to reduce chances of contracting influenza or spreading it to others is through an annual seasonal flu vaccination.

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Women from south county celebrate 65 years together

Left row, from front to back: Joann Behm, Margaret Baumgartner, Betty Huegerich, Theresa Fuytinck and Tillie Rehagan; right row, from front to back: Maryann Highland, Dorothy Siebert, Margaret Kamper and Barbara Muich gathered for lunch last month at Cafe Telegraph to celebrate 65 years togerther. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Jessica Belle Kramer For

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Couple from Sherbrooke Village weds

By Jessica Belle Kramer For the Call Norm Valenta and Jean Huston exchanged vows on June 9 at St. Matthias the Apostle Church. Jean took Norm’s last name, and she is now Jean Valenta. It was just like any other wedding, except the groom, 80, and the bride, 82, met during their time together at

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Fathers give us wisdom, starting with riding a bike

By Carl Hendrickson For the Call He died as he lived. Quietly. He was not educated — he had no more than a grammar school education.  His name never appeared in the newspaper until his obituary. He never held public office.  His wealth was not in gold or silver. He simply taught me to ride

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Fenton fire district trains at Friendship Village

Friendship Village Sunset Hills Resident Council President Bill Taylor observes a demonstration of the laser-driven infrared fire extinguisher purchased by the Fenton Fire Protection District in partnership with Friendship Village Sunset Hills. The event this spring at Friendship Village Sunset Hills continues its longstanding training partnership with the Fenton Fire Protection District, according to a

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