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Sunset Hills and Crestwood debut new SunCrest Fest this September

Sunset Hills and Crestwood debut new SunCrest Fest this September

June 14, 2018

The cities of Sunset Hills and Crestwood are introducing the SunCrest Fest this year, a joint festival celebrating both cities. The event takes place from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018 at Kitun Park at 12343 Eddie and Park Road in Sunset Hills. It will be an old-school carnival with fes...

Roby resigns; Kennedy is Crestwood’s new mayor

Crestwood got a new mayor last week, as Mayor Gregg Roby, above right, resigned effective 4:30 p.m. June 8, for health reasons. At that time, the president of the Board of Aldermen, Ward 4 Alderman Tony Kennedy, above left, assumed office as acting mayor. He will serve in the position until a special election in November. Roby is seen, above right, on his last day in office at Crestwood City Hall, as he met with Kennedy. Photos by Jessica Belle Kramer.

June 14, 2018

Crestwood got a new mayor last week, as Mayor Gregg Roby, above right, resigned effective 4:30 p.m. June 8, for health reasons. At that time, the president of the Board of Aldermen, Ward 4 Alderman Tony Kennedy, above left, assumed office as acting mayor. He will serve in the position until a special ele...

We wish all the best for former Crestwood mayor

We wish all the best for former Crestwood mayor

June 14, 2018

It’s probably no secret to regular readers that one of the most frequent subjects of this space in the last few years has been Crestwood Mayor Gregg Roby — now former Crestwood Mayor Gregg Roby. That’s the first time we’ve referred to him with that “former,” and despite the many times...

Crestwood Mayor Gregg Roby resigns

June 5, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Crestwood Mayor Gregg Roby announced Tuesday that he will resign effective Friday, June 8, after four years in office. Roby was first elected in 2014 for a three-year term, then re-elected unopposed in 2017. His current term wouldn’t have...

Crestwood rejects Sunset Hills bike ride on Route 66

Crestwood City Hall

May 31, 2018

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 F...

Lindbergh collaborates with cities on security

May 25, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com With school security weighing heavily on the minds of parents, local cities and school districts are doing what they can to beef up security measures. Since the Feb. 14 school massacre in Parkland, Florida, and the latest shooting last we...

New Crestwood municipal judge is city resident who serves as a county prosecutor

May 24, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Crestwood’s new municipal judge is St. Louis County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Jason Denney, a Crestwood resident. Longtime Crestwood Judge John Newsham was promoted to serve as a county Circuit Court judge, which created a vacancy....

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

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

May 17, 2018

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 s...

Elected officials take office in south county

May 5, 2018

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 Wo...

Call continues tradition of our post-election awards

April 12, 2018

Editorial by the Call The Call started a new tradition last year of bestowing Post-Election Awards, but a tradition can’t really become a tradition unless it’s done more than once, can it? So this year the Call truly launches its tradition of Post-Election Awards. But while last year’s awards ...

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