Crestwood News

Filing for April election starts Dec. 12

Staff Report Candidate filing will begin next week for municipal offices and school board positions up for election April 3. Up for election are the Sunset Hills mayoral post currently held by Pat Fribis, aldermanic seats in Crestwood, Green Park and Sunset Hills, plus seats on the Lindbergh and Mehlville boards of education. Two seats

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Lindbergh students give back to community

By Jessica Belle Kramer For the Call Over 40 students in the Lindbergh High School Academy recently gave back to their community by participating in a large-scale leaf-raking effort throughout the school district. Included in the project was the home of Dottie and Richard Abeln, who have lived next door to Long Elementary School since

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Crestwood officials’ fiscal priorities criticized during hearing on budget

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com A Crestwood resident last week criticized city officials’ fiscal priorities during a public hearing on the city’s proposed 2018 budget. Resident Martha Duchild contended the proposed budget contains many “nice-to-have items” as opposed to “need-to-have” items, and urged the board to take another look at the budget with the

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Christmas in Crestwood kicks off

Santa Claus made his grand arrival Saturday in Crestwood on a fire engine and opened the doors to City Hall as hundreds of children and parents waited to see him. Santa’s arrival at City Hall kicked off a daylong celebration, culminating with a fireworks display that evening. The Christmas in Crestwood group has a variety

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Call Newspapers Holiday Guide 2017

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Call Newspapers! We wish you and yours a wonderful Christmas season. Here’s to a wonderful holiday season and an even better 2018. Check out our Call Newspapers 2017 Holiday Guide, with everything you can see and do this holiday season in south county. If you want to roller-skate with

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Indoor Family Campout set Jan. 19

The Crestwood Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor an indoor Family Campout Friday, Jan. 19, at the Community Center, 9245 Whitecliff Park Lane. The event will feature a movie, “Pete’s Dragon,” dinner, a bounce house and crafts. Dinner will be served from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and the movie will start at 8:15 p.m. Tickets

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Compton to succeed Arnoldy as Crestwood police chief

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday night to adopt an ordinance confirming Deputy Chief Ronald Compton’s promotion to chief of police, effective Feb. 2. Compton will succeed Chief Frank Arnoldy, who is retiring after serving the city for 45 years. “I am honored to be selected as the chief of police for the city

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