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Wildhaber to command new diversity unit

Chief Jon Belmar, right, speaks at the memorial for Officer Blake Snyder held at Affton High School the night Snyder was killed, Oct. 6, 2016, with Sgt. Keith Wildhaber, second from left, looking on. Photo by Bill Milligan.

December 18, 2019

In the wake of a $20 million jury verdict for discriminating against a gay sergeant from Oakville, the St. Louis County Police Department will debut a new Diversity and Inclusion Unit headed by that very sergeant, now newly promoted to lieutenant. The unit will open Jan. 1 and will be responsible for o...

Lindbergh is no longer writing Santa letters

The Lindbergh Central Office at the former site of Johnny's Market at Sappington and Gravois roads.

December 17, 2019

Students from Lindbergh Schools and the Mehlville School District have written Santa letters that have appeared in The Call since 2007, but this year Lindbergh officials decided that students in their schools would not participate because not every child celebrates Christmas. “We have an equity committee that h...

Lindbergh High Orchestra partners with German orchestra to celebrate 60 years as sister cities

Students pictured above include back row, left to right: Samuel Caldwell, Nathan Hart, Ian McMurry, Caleb Robinson, James Zipfel, Andrew Kim, Benny Mayer.  Middle row: Meredith Blucker, Lily Jiang, Cole Lilledahl, Kira Boegeman, Philip Duchild, Madlyn Anderson, Rachel Wei.  Front row: Roie Randelman, Ava Wood, Ida Fan, Yeonsoo Park, Mary Lanio.  Not pictured: Raymond Soto, Dimitri Loli.

December 12, 2019

  The Lindbergh High School Orchestra will take part in an exciting overseas collaboration over the next two years, playing alongside the Youth Baroque Orchestra ‘Die Telemänner,’ based in St. Louis’ sister city of Stuttgart, Germany. The LHS orchestra will preview its musical selections ...

Dierbergs and union approve new three-year contract

Dierbergs and union approve new three-year contract

December 11, 2019

Dierbergs and United Food and Commercial Workers Local 655, which represents more than 2,400 Dierbergs employees in the St. Louis region, approved a new three-year union contract with the local grocery chain last week. “This is the best contract our union family has seen in 20 years,” UFCW Local...

Mehlville Fire Protection District will host ‘Santa Saturday’ this weekend

Pictured above with the jolly fat man are Liam Juelfs, 4, and his mother Sarah. Photo by Bill Milligan.

December 5, 2019

The Mehlville Fire Protection District will hold a holiday food drive and children can meet and write letters to Santa during "Santa Saturday" this weekend at the district headquarters in Green Park. The annual event will take place from from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at Mehlville Engine...

Tickets still available for Boar’s Head Festival at Peace Lutheran

Tickets still available for Boar’s Head Festival at Peace Lutheran

December 4, 2019

Peace Lutheran Church will celebrate its annual Boar’s Head Christmas Festival for the 25th time this weekend. The festival will be held at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5, 6, 7 and at 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8 at the church, 737 Barracksview Road. Free tickets will be offered to the public on a first-come b...

Affton Town Hall set for Wednesday will focus on crime, security

Affton Town Hall set for Wednesday will focus on crime, security

December 3, 2019

The Affton Southwest Police Precinct and Step Up of St. Louis will host an Affton Town Hall Wednesday night that will focus on crime, security, drugs in the community and how residents can obtain a discount on security systems. The Affton Town Hall will take place at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Affton...

Three Lindbergh incumbents will run again in 2020

Three Lindbergh incumbents will run again in 2020

November 24, 2019

Cathy Carlock Lorenz (Lindbergh High School 1988) is a former LHS teacher and a current assistant principal at Parkway Central Middle School. She lives in Concord Village with her husband, Craig (LHS 1988), and her son, who is a junior at Lindbergh High School. Her daughter (LHS 2017) is studying to be an...

‘Portrait of a Graduate’ is focus of new Mehlville speaker series

Mehlville High School 2019 graduate Carly Herman poses after the ceremony.

November 7, 2019

The Mehlville School District is hosting a speaker series focusing on its “Portrait of a Graduate,” with the first event set for Wednesday, Nov. 13. The Portrait of a Graduate Speaker Series will be held in the Oakville Middle School gym, 5950 Telegraph Road. Mehlville High School leadership studen...

Coffee with a Cop combines with pizza

Image courtesy of the Crestwood Police Department.

October 16, 2019

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 n...

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