Crestwood News

Hecht named new fire chief in Crestwood

Pictured above: City clerk Helen Ingold administers the oath to new Fire Chief Lou Hecht at the Crestwood Board of Aldermen meeting Nov. 13. Hecht is taking over the role of fire chief after former Chief David Oliveri moved to Washington state to become fire chief of the town of Anacortes. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

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Christmas comes to Crestwood on Dec. 1

Santa is coming to Crestwood next week, for the fifth year in a row. Santa will arrive on a fire truck for Christmas in Crestwood at City Hall, 1 Detjen Drive, at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. He will greet children and pose for photos until 1:30 p.m., then he will take off in a

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Crestwood and Affton get their days in court

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com A judge could soon rule on the lawsuit between the city of Crestwood and the Affton Fire Protection District, after the case got its day in court this fall. Crestwood filed a lawsuit in May 2017 in Cole County Circuit Court challenging the constitutionality of two state laws requiring

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Grant Mabie will serve as Crestwood’s mayor

Pictured above: Grant Mabie celebrates winning Crestwood mayor at his watch party on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Mabie is the current Ward 3 alderman for Crestwood and will likely be sworn in as mayor before the end of November. Photo courtesy of Grant Mabie.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com There’s no maybe about it — Ward

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Crestwood Shop ‘n Save closes Nov. 16

Pictured above: The Green Park Shop ‘n Save, one of the Shop ‘n Saves in the area to be converted to a Schnuck’s. Photo by Bill Milligan. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  Residents of Crestwood will have one less option for grocery shopping after the Crestwood Shop ’n Save closes its doors for good Friday,

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‘Coffee with a Cop’ event to be held at The Barn

Image courtesy of the Crestwood Police Department. Officers from the Crestwood Police Department and community members will come together for another Coffee with a Cop event Wednesday, Nov. 28, at The Barn at Sappington House, 1015 Sappington Road. Coffee with a Cop brings together residents and police officers in an informal, neutral space to discuss

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Crestwood fire chief leaves and Hecht set to take helm

Pictured above: Crestwood Assistant Fire Chief Lou Hecht, center, takes the oath of office during a city meeting in May 2017. Deputy City Clerk Theresa Pfyl administered the oath to Hecht, who previously served as deputy chief with the Fenton Fire Protection District. Also pictured is former Fire Chief David Oliveri. Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com

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UPDATED: Election results for South County

Pictured above: Newly elected state legislator Jim Murphy hugs his son, former Mehlville Board of Education member Jamey Murphy, at the elder Murphy’s victory party at Cafe Telegraph Tuesday night. Photo by Erin Achenbach. It took until nearly midnight, but the final results are in for St. Louis County and the state. Check back all

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