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Blue Star Mothers partner with VFW to support troops, military families

Blue Star Mothers partner with VFW to support troops, military families

October 22, 2017

The Gateway Blue Star Mothers recently started partnering with Oakville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2184 to collect donations for upcoming projects in support of active troops and military families. The Blue Star Mothers are a group of military mothers, fathers and others who support and provide for...

MoDOT holds open house on four-year bridge closures at I-44/I-270

MoDOT holds open house on four-year bridge closures at I-44/I-270

October 20, 2017

The Missouri Department of Transportation will host an open house next week on a four-year project set to start next year that would replace four bridges around the Interstate 44 and Interstate 270 interchange. Residents can give their feedback on the plans at the open house-style public meeting from...

Energy efficiency endorsed by Sunset Hills aldermen

Energy efficiency endorsed by Sunset Hills aldermen

October 19, 2017

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...

Sunset Hills will host Turkey Trot on Nov. 23

Sunset Hills will host Turkey Trot on Nov. 23

October 18, 2017

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,...

Chief honors Sunset Hills police officers for actions in chase

Sunset Hills Police Chief Stephen Dodge last week awarded his Police Department’s highest honor, the Chief’s Commendation for Valor, to Officer Chris Medlock, left, along with awards to, from left, Sgt. Jeff Senior, Officer Tim Guenther and Communications Officer Mary Ebeler for their roles in a high-speed chase and shootout in August.

October 17, 2017

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...

Crestwood board grants extension for mall demolition

The demolished Crestwood Plaza.

October 17, 2017

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...

Small living spaces are big in home design

October 17, 2017

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...

Partake of the elixir of youth to stay vibrant

Partake of the elixir of youth to stay vibrant

October 16, 2017

“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 wat...

Kiwanis Club honors MFPD firefighter/paramedic

Kiwanis Club honors MFPD firefighter/paramedic

October 15, 2017

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...

Southwest Regional Economic Summit slated; deadline to sign up today

Southwest Regional Economic Summit slated; deadline to sign up today

October 13, 2017

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...

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