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JB Telephone Museum hosts winter exhibit

JB Telephone Museum hosts winter exhibit

February 5, 2019

Kermit, Star Wars, Gumby, Beetle Bailey, Trains, Planes and Automobiles – these are some of the telephones you’ll see at the Jefferson Barracks Telephone Museum in a special exhibit this winter. The telephone-themed museum is hosting a Character Telephone Exhibit that opened Jan. 5 and runs thr...

St. Louis County offers free mammograms

MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2016 - This is the Siteman Cancer Research Mammogram van.
©Photo by Jerry Naunheim Jr.

February 5, 2019

Women age 40 and over can get free mammograms today at the Kirkwood Recreation Center, 111 S. Geyer Road, 63122. Appointments begin at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5 and conclude at 2 p.m. Mammograms are available at no cost to women with no health insurance. The service is provided through a partnership w...

Fitz’s opens second location in south county

Fitz's opens second location in south county

February 3, 2019

St. Louis favorite Fitz’s Root Beer has a new home in south county after the company opened a second location at 5244 S. Lindbergh Blvd. last week. The 220-seat restaurant, dubbed Fitz’s SoCo, is open for lunch and dinner, from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. F...

Chamber donates $4,400 to BackStoppers

Chamber donates $4,400 to BackStoppers

January 30, 2019

The Crestwood-Sunset Hills Chamber of Commerce donated $4,400 to the BackStoppers at LiUNA Event Center Dec. 18. From left, Andrew Bader presented the check to Kirkwood Fire Chief Jim Silvernail, who represented BackStoppers, Affton Chamber of Commerce President Steve Brotherton and Charles Lucier of ...

Mercy Hospital South unveils renovated Kids ER wing

Mercy Hospital South unveils renovated Kids ER wing

January 26, 2019

Photos by Erin Achenbach.  Mercy Hospital South, formerly St. Anthony’s Medical Center, dedicated and blessed their new Mercy Kids ER in a ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 6. The ER opened in October but underwent renovations over the last two months. Renovations include new decor and activities insi...

Embracing ‘That Friday Feeling’

Embracing ‘That Friday Feeling’

January 25, 2019

Heather Mastis’ class at Oakville Elementary embraced #ThatFridayFeeling last week with the ‘Tooty Ta,’ above. This goofy song and dance helps children (and grown-up children like School Resource Officer Mike Schira, rear) burn off some energy on cold winter days while reinforcing literacy con...

Sunset Hills seeks a new municipal judge

Sunset Hills Police Department

January 24, 2019

Sunset Hills is looking for a new judge after longtime municipal court Judge Laird Hetlage submitted his resignation to the city in December. Mayor Pat Fribis announced at the Dec. 11 Board of Aldermen meeting that Hetlage, who has been the city’s municipal court judge since 1995, submitted his resig...

Jones criticized for Sunset Hills dual roles

Sunset Hills City Administrator Eric Sterman, left, and City Attorney Robert E. Jones during a meeting of the Board of Aldermen in 2017. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

January 23, 2019

Sunset Hills City Administrator Eric Sterman, left, and City Attorney Robert E. Jones during a meeting of the Board of Aldermen in 2017. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. Sunset Hills City Prosecutor and City Attorney Robert E. Jones came under criticism by a former alderman for his dual city roles at the Dec. ...

Mosaic Elementary kindergarten lottery open for 2019

Mosaic Elementary kindergarten lottery open for 2019

January 22, 2019

The application window for Mehlville School District’s lottery-based school of innovation, Mosaic Elementary, is now open. The window to apply for the lottery opened Jan. 11 and continues through Friday, Jan. 25. Mosaic Elementary, which opened in 2017, provides a personalized learning experience...

Crestwood Elementary’s first week of full day kindergarten, in pajamas

Crestwood Elementary’s first week of full day kindergarten, in pajamas

January 18, 2019

Every single Crestwood Elementary School kindergarten student switched as Lindbergh Schools debuted full-day tuition-free kindergarten last week. Pictured above, teacher Kaitlin Burlison and her full-day students enjoy ‘Pajama Day.’

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