Crestwood News

New Page appointments would mean a female-majority police board

Pictured above: Police board members Laurie Westfall, left, and Art Johnson during an emergency meeting of the board held Oct. 29. Photo by Erin Achenbach. St. Louis County Executive Sam Page has nominated two new members to the county police board, which if approved would form the first female-majority police board in county history. Page

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Crestwood stays with Central County 911, tries to rally cities vs. liability clause

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Crestwood has decided to stay with Central County 911 dispatching due to its technology, but officials hope to rally other cities and fire districts to unite against an indemnification clause that takes away Central County’s 911 liability. Crestwood’s initial bid to modify its contract with Central County fell flat

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Lindbergh soccer team rewrites history by winning a district title

Pictured above: The Lindbergh boys soccer team celebrates Nov. 6 after winning its first district championship in 21 years, in overtime against Mehlville. By Stephen Glover For the Call Web Exclusive Update: Due to a snow day at both Lindbergh and Northwest, the Lindbergh boys soccer sectional game versus Northwest has been canceled for Tuesday

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Crestwood’s characters cast a spell

It was one of the coldest Halloweens in memory for St. Louis last week, but many students across the Lindbergh and Mehlville school districts had already tricked and treated at their schools’ trunk or treats. At the Crestwood Elementary trunk or treat, above, students Sasha Bucherich, Mia Bucherich, Ansley Stiening, Phoebe Kent, Cecilia Chace and

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First Lindbergh Community Breakfast raises $25,000

  The Lindbergh Schools Foundation held its inaugural Community Breakfast Sept. 6. More than 300 community members, volunteers, local businesses, Lindbergh staff and students packed Sunset Country Club to help raise more than $25,000 for programs including the Alumni Association, Lindbergh Lights the Way, History Alive, teacher grants and Lindbergh High School scholarships. ‘We busted

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Crestwood mall project is now a $300 million redevelopment

Pictured above: A rendering for the plaza at the proposed Crestwood City Center released in October 2018.  By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Developers of the former Crestwood mall say that plans to redevelop the vacant site as “Crestwood City Center” have tripled in size to $300 million from the previous estimated $105 million, which

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Eight of Page’s nine appointees to Board of Freeholders approved; city nods still in limbo

Pictured above: County Council Presiding Officer Ernie Trakas questions County Executive Sam Page’s Board of Freeholders appointees. Photo by Erin Achenbach.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The status of the Board of Freeholders that could approve a city-county merger is up in the air after St. Louis County approved its nominees, but the city still

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Bell talks decriminalization, police shootings

Pictured above: County Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell discusses the charge of first-degree murder in the killing of police Officer Michael Langsdorf Monday, June 24. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com To see a related article about Bell’s appearance at the town hall, click here. St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell’s new

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Coffee with a Cop combines with pizza

The Crestwood Police Department will host Coffee with a Cop and Pizza with the Police Friday, Oct. 18 at the Starbucks in Crestwood. The event is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Starbucks, 9590 Watson Road. Free coffee from Starbucks will be provided, along with free Imo’s Pizza for children and a free nacho bar

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