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Water main break damages City Hall in Crestwood; cleanup to last weeks

Photo courtesy of Crestwood Mayor Grant Mabie.

August 13, 2019

A water main break at Watson Plaza Drive last week led to a boil advisory for Crestwood and Sunset Hills, and caused significant damage to Crestwood City Hall. A 20-inch Missouri American Water main adjacent to Crestwood City Hall broke Aug. 10, causing significant flooding into the building. The main se...

County executive? Checkmate

County Executive Sam Page, above, joined the fun last week when he stopped by ‘Cops Helping Enhance Student Skills’ at The Pavilion at Lemay. C.H.E.S.S. is a way for officers to work with students over the game. Students learned chess from officers in the Police Athletic League during July classes. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

August 8, 2019

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Stepping up to the barre

Among the many classes held by Crestwood Parks and Recreation at the
Community Center this summer were children’s ballet classes. Above, Sandy
Book teaches cousins Caroline Kulik, left, and Audrey Flesch a relieve during
the preschool ballet, tap and jazz class. The cousins are wearing matching
bows. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

August 7, 2019

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Prosecutors say Stenger does not deserve break in prison sentence

Then-County Executive Steve Stenger presents a proclamation declaring

August 5, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Federal prosecutors argued in court documents filed last week that former County Executive Steve Stenger should not receive a lower prison sentence than the recommended three to four years because he was a bully who treated St. Louis Count...

New Oakville principal meets and greets

New Oakville principal meets and greets

July 25, 2019

New Oakville High School Principal Tamara Sunkett held a meet-and-greet with students and parents last week. Sunkett succeeds longtime Principal Jan Kellerman and comes to Mehlville from the Riverview Gardens School District, where she has served as assistant superintendent since 2010. ...

PHOTOS: Stanley Cup comes to South County

Blues player Pat Maroon started off his day with the Stanley Cup by taking photos with his family at his home in Clayton. Maroon then paid a visit to All American ice rink in Green Park, where St. Louis County Police officers, including Green Park Officer Jeremy Hake, posed for photos with Maroon and Stanley. After eating toasted raviolis from the Cup at Charlie Gitto’s on The Hill, Maroon then finished the day on a lake to the west of St. Louis with family and friends, and a private concert from country star Adam Sanders.

July 24, 2019

Oakville native Pat Maroon got his day with the Stanley Cup Saturday to do whatever he wanted. He ate toasted raviolis out of it and brought it to South County to pay tribute to those who helped his youth hockey career.

PHOTOS: A little rain doesn’t stop the JB Blast

Rain didn’t stop South County from enjoying the 20th year of the JB Blast at Jefferson Barracks Park last Wednesday, featuring live music, an appearance from County Executive Sam Page and a fireworks show. This year, County Council Presiding Officer Ernie Trakas was in charge of the festivities, after the resignation of former County Executive Steve Stenger.

July 12, 2019

Rain didn’t stop South County from enjoying the 20th year of the JB Blast at Jefferson Barracks Park last Wednesday, featuring live music, an appearance from County Executive Sam Page and a fireworks show. This year, County Council Presiding Officer Ernie Trakas was in charge of the festivities, after the res...

Officer Langsdorf remembered at funeral as a hero and ‘amazing father’

Residents and emergency first-responders from across the St. Louis region came out to pay their respects to North County Police Cooperative officer Michael Langsdorf during his funeral procession from the Cathedral Basilica to Resurrection Cemetery in Affton Monday, July 1. Langsdorf was fatally shot June 23 while responding to a call about a bad check at a Wellston Food Market. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

July 3, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com To his family members and colleagues, Officer Michael Langsdorf could be described as nothing short of a hero who cared deeply for the people around him. The funeral for the 40-year-old North County Police Cooperative officer and South Coun...

Crestwood firefighters come to the rescue of man in flash flood

The car of the man rescued during the flash flood at Whitecliff Park is towed from the parking lot. Photo by Erin Achenbach

July 2, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  Flash flooding caused by heavy rains last week led to an emergency water rescue for one man in Crestwood. The Crestwood Fire Department received the call for a rescue at 3:56 p.m. June 26 after police were called with reports of a ...

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