Brief

Nearly 800 coats distributed for children

Between 700 and 800 coats and other winter clothing were collected this year for St. Louis Public Schools students as part of a winter wear clothing drive, thanks in part to Lindbergh Schools. Dr. Mary Saale, who organized the drive, started the program over 20 years ago, collecting donated items from patients at her chiropractic

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UPDATED: No competitive April races yet after filing

So far, there are no competitive races in south county after candidate filing opened last week. Up for election April 2 are the Mehlville Fire Protection District seat held by Secretary Ed Ryan, Green Park mayor and aldermanic seats in Crestwood, Green Park and Sunset Hills, plus the Lindbergh and Mehlville school boards and three

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Lindbergh dancers appear in ‘Nutcracker’

Five Lindbergh Community Ed Ballet Program students danced with the Moscow Ballet’s ‘Great Russian Nutcracker’ at The Fabulous Fox Theatre Dec. 2 and 3. Dancers include fifth-graders Catherine Fitzmaurice of Concord Elementary, Cecelia Hahn from Long Elementary and Grace Lankford from Kennerly Elementary; seventh-grader Isabelle Gerardo from Truman Middle School; and eighth-grader Sarah Neumann from

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Mehlville Fire celebrates ‘Santa Saturday’

Pictured above with the jolly fat man are Liam Juelfs, 4, and his mother Sarah. Photo by Bill Milligan. It was all smiles at the Mehlville Fire Protection District’s No. 5 Engine House last week for the fire district’s annual ‘Santa Saturday’ event, in which youngsters could give their wishlists to Santa and Mrs. Claus,

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Jefferson Barracks wreath laying ceremony to honor veterans

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery will host Wreaths Across America, a wreath laying ceremony dedicated to remembering and honoring veterans, on Saturday, Dec. 15. Wreaths Across America works with veterans-service organizations and citizens to coordinate wreath laying events to honor veterans from all branches of the military, as well as prisoners of war and those still

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Green Park officers watching for prostitution

The St. Louis County Police Department and the city of Green Park have received tips about possible prostitution at Mobil On the Run at 5840 S. Lindbergh Blvd. and McDonald’s at 5904 S. Lindbergh Blvd. At the Nov. 19 Green Park Board of Aldermen meeting, the city’s two St. Louis County police officers reported that

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Peace Lutheran Vesper Service set for Sunday, Dec. 9

Pictured above: The Ladies Choir of the St. Louis German Cultural Society.  The Rev. Dr. Robert Kolb will preach at the German Vesper Service at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9 at Peace Lutheran Church, 737 Barracksview Road. Kolb, a professor at Concordia Theological Seminary who studied in Europe, will be preceded with music by the

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MFPD hosts Santa Saturday and food drive

The Mehlville Fire Protection District will hold its annual Santa Saturday and Holiday Food Drive Saturday, Dec. 8, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at MFPD Engine House No. 5, 11020 Mueller Road, Green Park. Attendees can meet Santa, see fire trucks and meet firefighters, all at one event. A holiday food drive will also

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Oakville Parents Club hosts sign fundraiser

The Oakville High School Parents Club is hosting a sign fundraiser next week, with preregistration due this weekend. The club is inviting residents to attend a Words on Wood sign painting party from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, at OSP Tap Haus, 3646 Telegraph Road. Price varies depending on your sign selection, and

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