Crestwood News

Mounds to be leveled after city cites Crestwood mall developer

Pictured above: ‘Mount Crestwood’ as seen in June 2018. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor The redevelopment for Crestwood Plaza mall is still at a stalemate, but Crestwood officials expect the developer to start removing the many mounds of dirt sometime soon. Chicago-based UrbanStreet Group, the developer that’s responsible for the

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UPDATED: Dolan now faces single challenger Aug. 7; Burton drops out

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Editor’s note: The original version of this article appears in the Call’s Aug. 2 print edition in a different form. Burton dropped out after the Call went to press. Two-term incumbent 5th District County Councilman Pat Dolan, D-Richmond Heights, originally faced two challengers in next week’s election, both of

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Crestwood OKs keeping nine chickens

Catherine Biermann, pictured above, smiles while holding her chicken, Jane. Jane is one of five chickens that Biermann keeps on her property in Crestwood. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. Emily Klein Staff Reporter emilyklein@callnewspapers.com Crestwood residents have been able to keep chickens on their property since 2015, and now they can keep more. The Crestwood

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Crestwood aldermen cancel BBQ due to extreme heat; no plans to reschedule

Due to anticipated extreme heat, the second annual Crestwood Aldermanic BBQ competition that was scheduled to be held in Whitecliff Park Saturday, July 14, has been canceled, with no plans to reschedule. This year’s event will be canceled altogether, City Administrator Kris Simpson said. This community-wide backyard barbecue competition was intended as a great way for residents to

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Crestwood eyes police and fire facilities remodeling

By Emily Klein Staff Reporter emilyklein@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood Board of Aldermen is considering a $220,000 remodel on a number of facilities for the police and fire departments, including adding a bathroom for female firefighters, and the Community Center. The board discussed adding a women’s bathroom in the Crestwood firehouse since there currently isn’t one. A

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Mabie announces he’s running for Crestwood mayor

The race for a new Crestwood mayor is ramping up as Ward 3 Alderman Grant Mabie became the first candidate to throw his hat in the ring to run. In a Facebook post last week, Mabie wrote that he decided to announce his candidacy after consulting with former Crestwood Mayor Gregg Roby, acting Mayor Tony

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Crestwood aldermen bring back BBQ competition

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen will be hosting the second annual Crestwood Aldermen BBQ Competition July 14 in Whitecliff Park. This community-wide backyard barbecue competition is a great way for residents to interact with their aldermen, neighbors and friends, all while enjoying delicious barbecue, the city said in information posted to its website. Last year

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