Grant Mabie

Crestwood eyes police and fire facilities remodeling

By Emily Klein Staff Reporter emilyklein@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood Board of Aldermen is considering a $220,000 remodel on a number of facilities for the police and fire departments, including adding a bathroom for female firefighters, and the Community Center. The board discussed adding a women’s bathroom in the Crestwood firehouse since there currently isn’t one. A

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Mabie announces he’s running for Crestwood mayor

The race for a new Crestwood mayor is ramping up as Ward 3 Alderman Grant Mabie became the first candidate to throw his hat in the ring to run. In a Facebook post last week, Mabie wrote that he decided to announce his candidacy after consulting with former Crestwood Mayor Gregg Roby, acting Mayor Tony

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Crestwood rejects Sunset Hills bike ride on Route 66

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com What seemed to be a thriving partnership between Sunset Hills and Crestwood could hit the skids over a night bicycle ride similar to the Moonlight Ramble that the cities were set to host in connection with their joint festival SunCrest Fest. At the initiative of Sunset Hills Mayor Pat

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Most Misguided Quotes contenders kick off 2018

Editorial by the Call The Call’s Most Misguided Quotes, in which we chronicle the most misguided, misinformed and misleading statements of the year, are so popular that we continually have more and more elected officials vying for the honor. Here are our contenders from the first quarter. Just as in past years, 2018 is off

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City agrees to pay for stage to allow Whitecliff Playhouse to stay in park

Photo courtesy of the Playhouse Productions Facebook page. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The show will go on at Whitecliff Summer Playhouse for the foreseeable future. Playhouse Productions, the nonprofit professional theatre company dedicated to educational theatre and producing summer stock musicals, is nearing its third decade of productions in Whitecliff Park. Around 40

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Elected officials take office in south county

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com As of last week, all the new officials set to take office after the April 3 election have been sworn in. New on the job are Mehlville Board of Education members Tori Behlke and Lisa Messmer, along with new Sunset Hills Aldermen Casey Wong of Ward 2 and Ann

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Aldermen agree: Mall still Crestwood’s top concern

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The fate of the stalled Crestwood Plaza mall redevelopment is the top concern of not just residents, but incoming and departing aldermen. When new Ward 4 Alderman Ismaine Ayouaz and returning Ward 3 Alderman Grant Mabie went knocking on doors while campaigning, the top issue voters quizzed them on

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