Community

County, city libraries eliminate all fines in joint effort for equity

Pictured above: Theodore, center, learns simple chemistry concepts during the Mad Mixtures event in Oakville last summer. Photo courtesy of the St. Louis County Library. St. Louis’ two largest library systems are going fine-free starting this month with a “New Year, No Fines” initiative. St. Louis County Library and St. Louis Public Library announced Tuesday

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A new year is a chance to reach your goals, dreams

Healthy Living By Carl Hendrickson A New Year! Where did 2019 go? On New Year’s Day I celebrated my 83rd birthday. Eighty-three is an age I did not envision as a young man. Middle age is long behind me. I practiced law for 30 years and then spent eight years in the Missouri House of

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South County Community Calendar: Week of Jan. 10 through Jan. 16

South County Community Calendar: Week of Jan. 10 through Jan. 16 Friday, Jan. 10 Learn about resources offered by the St. Louis County Library for language learning at Grant’s View Branch, 9700 Musick Road, at 2 p.m. Learn about eCourses, audio guides, databases and more. For teens and adults. Registration required at www.slcl.org/events. A jitterswing

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New Year’s baby welcomed at Mercy South

  The first Mercy Hospital South baby of 2020 is Tyler Jacob Vogt, born at 2:19 a.m. Jan. 2. Tyler weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19-and-a-half inches long. His parents are Kristen and Jake Vogt of Waterloo, Illinois. Tyler joins two older brothers, Henry, 5, and Lucas, 7, who was also born on

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Great Rivers Greenway construction on Interstate 55 will connect with Grant’s Trail

Pictured above: A rendering of the proposed pedestrian bridge over Bayless Avenue. Rendering courtesy of Great Rivers Greenway.  By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Construction is already a year in on Great Rivers Greenway’s greenway expansion along Interstate 55, which will eventually connect Grant’s Trail with the River des Peres Greenway. Construction began to connect

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Newspaper wins top awards in state contest

Call Newspapers won top awards at the Missouri Press Association Better Newspaper Contest in 2019, including the first-place award for Best Website or Online Newspaper and awards in the Best News Story and Best Breaking News Story categories. The Call’s website, www.callnewspapers.com, placed first in the website category for Class 3 newspapers, with the award

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