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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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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...

Angry about assessment: Property hike sees residents protesting higher values

Angry about assessment: Property hike sees residents protesting higher values

June 25, 2019

Jake Zimmerman, left, takes questions about this year’s property value reassessments from  residents during a town hall at The Pavilion at Lemay June 20. Residents unhappy with the jump in values include Doug Brunkhorst of Oakville, middle, and Penny Kelly of Crestwood, right. Photos by Erin Achenbac...

Blues defeat Bruins 4-1 to take a Stanley Cup victory for the ages

Oakville native Pat Maroon (No. 7, right) waves at the crowd of hundreds of thousands under the Arch and down Market Street at the Blues’ Stanley Cup parade Saturday. Maroon’s son Anthony, 10, sits on the shoulders of player Jaden Schwartz, and Oskar Sundqvist (No. 70) is also pictured. The night the Blues won the Cup, Anthony said his father would bring it to Telegraph Road in Oakville.

June 18, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  In a storybook ending 52 years in the making, the St. Louis Blues won the team’s first-ever Stanley Cup last week, defeating the Boston Bruins 4-1 in a Game 7 that was the most-watched hockey game in history. The Blues celebrated Saturd...

GALLERY: Lindbergh soccer girls repeat as district champs

Lindbergh junior Maura Haegele, right, defends the ball from Mehlville sophomore Kailee Wisber in the district championship game May 15. Photo by Erin Achenbach

May 21, 2019

In a 1-0 overtime defeat of Mehlville May 15, the Lindbergh girls soccer team was crowned district champion the second year in a row. After neither team scored in regulation, the game went into overtime, with Flyer Kati Miller delivering the game-winning goal against Panther goalie Loren Van Dover. Abo...

Packed house weighs in on Tower Tee’s future

Pictured above: It was standing room only at 5th District Councilwoman Lisa Clancy’s first in a series of town halls on the fate of the Tower Tee Golf Course. Nearly 100 people packed into a room at the Affton-White Rodgers Community Center on March 20 to voice their concerns and provide feedback on what should or shouldn’t become of the golf course. Audience members included Rep. Doug Beck and 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

March 28, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com It was a packed house last week at the Affton-White Rodgers Community Center as residents came out to the first of 5th District Councilwoman Lisa Clancy’s series of town halls on the fate of the Tower Tee Golf Course. Tower Tee ha...

Beetles rock. Who knew?

Beetles rock. Who knew?

March 6, 2019

Everyone knows the Beatles rock, but beetles can rock too. Children gathered at the Cliff Cave Branch of the St. Louis County Library last month to learn about beetles in a ‘Beetles Rock’ presentation from The Butterfly House. They read bug-themed books and examined the beetles up close with microscop...

Learning where STEM can take you

Learning where STEM can take you

February 26, 2019

All middle schools in the Mehlville School District held STEM Breakfasts last week to encourage girls to pursue careers in STEM — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — and take those classes in high school. The breakfasts have been credited with increasing Mehlville girls’ participation...

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