Crestwood News

Roby resigns; Kennedy is Crestwood’s new mayor

Crestwood got a new mayor last week, as Mayor Gregg Roby, above right, resigned effective 4:30 p.m. June 8, for health reasons. At that time, the president of the Board of Aldermen, Ward 4 Alderman Tony Kennedy, above left, assumed office as acting mayor. He will serve in the position until a special election in

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Crestwood Mayor Gregg Roby resigns

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Crestwood Mayor Gregg Roby announced Tuesday that he will resign effective Friday, June 8, after four years in office. Roby was first elected in 2014 for a three-year term, then re-elected unopposed in 2017. His current term wouldn’t have ended until 2020. The mayor said he is stepping down

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Crestwood rejects Sunset Hills bike ride on Route 66

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com What seemed to be a thriving partnership between Sunset Hills and Crestwood could hit the skids over a night bicycle ride similar to the Moonlight Ramble that the cities were set to host in connection with their joint festival SunCrest Fest. At the initiative of Sunset Hills Mayor Pat

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Lindbergh collaborates with cities on security

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com With school security weighing heavily on the minds of parents, local cities and school districts are doing what they can to beef up security measures. Since the Feb. 14 school massacre in Parkland, Florida, and the latest shooting last week in Santa Fe, Texas, state, city and school district

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PHOTOS: Sappington fifth-graders ‘fly up’ to middle school

Sappington Elementary School students and teachers lined the halls Monday clapping and giving high fives to all the fifth-graders in the Lindbergh Class of 2025. The schoolwide “clap out” ended with ice cream, photos and lots of memory book signatures in the school cafeteria. All of these students will “fly up” to Truman Middle School next year

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‘Mount Crestwood’ may soon be flattened

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The city of Crestwood is monitoring what City Administrator Kris Simpson is calling the “dirt stockpile situation” on the former Crestwood Plaza mall site. The 47-acre site of the demolished mall at Watson and Sappington roads is owned by Chicago-based UrbanStreet Group, which has a permit through July that

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