Crestwood News

Call Newspapers Halloween Guide 2018

Happy Halloween! Check out some fun fall events in our Halloween Guide below. First, a fun fact: Did you know the most popular Halloween candy in Missouri is Milky Way? Missourians consumed 46,001 pounds of the candy bars in the last 11 years, according to data from a candy website. Dubble Bubble Gum came in

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ModernSTL offers weekend tour of modern architecture in Crestwood

Enthusiasts of mid-centery modern architecture can join ModernSTL for a home tour through the historic Ridgewood neighborhood in Crestwood on Saturday, Oct. 13. ModernSTL is a modern-architecture preservation group in St. Louis. The Ridgewood neighborhood has 258 homes that were designed by local modern architect Ralph Fournier and built by Burton Duenke in 1951 to

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Spirits of Sappington House ‘return from the dead’ with help from Webster University students

Members of the public can see the spirits of Sappington House brought to life in the windows of Historic Sappington House Friday, Oct. 12 and Saturday, Oct. 13. Webster University students created the special-effect specters for the windows under the instruction of Associate Professor Aaron AuBuchon. “Webster’s film/television production students partnered with Sappington House costumed

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Crestwood forum set for mayoral election

A forum for the three candidates running in the special election for Crestwood mayor will take place later this month. Ward 3 Alderman Grant Mabie, Christopher Court and Neil Brown are seeking election Nov. 6. The seat carries a four-year term. The candidate forum, co-sponsored by Call Newspapers and the League of Women Voters, will

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‘Crestwood City Center’ unveiled at mall

The rendering for the plaza at the proposed Crestwood City Center. Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callsnewspapers.com Real-estate brokers lined up last week at the old Crestwood mall site to get the first look at Walpert Properties’ new redevelopment plan for the site, which it’s calling “Crestwood City Center.” Walpert proposes a high-density mixed-use development similar

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Crestwood-Sunset Hills Kiwanis Club forms new satellite group

Pictured above: Former Kiwanis International President Dr. John Button helps local Kiwanians beautify gardens and the lawn at Angels’ Arms’ south county house during his visit last year.  The Crestwood-Sunset Hill Kiwanis Club will be creating a local satellite club to offer people in the community the chance to volunteer with children in need. Those

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Senior citizens may receive free, reduced trash

Senior citizens might receive free or reduced trash services with the next trash contract Crestwood enters. Ward 1 Aldermen Richard Breeding and Mimi Duncan both expressed their desire to see free or reduced waste services for seniors in the next contract. Other cities offer a senior discount. Crestwood is considering the option of terminating its

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Crestwood officials criticize trash service

Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callsnewspapers.com The contract between Crestwood and Meridian Waste Services might be kicked to the curb after numerous aldermen expressed their frustrations with Meridian’s trash services at a Board of Aldermen meeting last month. “I have no confidence in the trash company at all,” Ward 1 Alderman Mimi Duncan said at the

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