Ismaine Ayouaz

‘Crestwood City Center’ unveiled at mall

The rendering for the plaza at the proposed Crestwood City Center. Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callsnewspapers.com Real-estate brokers lined up last week at the old Crestwood mall site to get the first look at Walpert Properties’ new redevelopment plan for the site, which it’s calling “Crestwood City Center.” Walpert proposes a high-density mixed-use development similar

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Mounds to be leveled after city cites Crestwood mall developer

Pictured above: ‘Mount Crestwood’ as seen in June 2018. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor The redevelopment for Crestwood Plaza mall is still at a stalemate, but Crestwood officials expect the developer to start removing the many mounds of dirt sometime soon. Chicago-based UrbanStreet Group, the developer that’s responsible for the

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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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Ayouaz wins election in Crestwood

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor news3@callnewspapers.com Ismaine Ayouaz has worked for years to get elected to the Crestwood Board of Aldermen, and it happened last week when he defeated incumbent Ward 4 Alderman Timothy Anderson to become Ward 4’s next alderman. Ayouaz defeated Anderson with 419 votes, or 58.85 percent of the vote, to Anderson’s

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Ayouaz defeats Anderson for Crestwood alderman

Crestwood Ward 4 Alderman: Timothy Anderson vs. Ismaine Ayouaz Ayouaz is the winner according to unofficial results. Anderson led after the first of two precincts was counted, but Ayouaz took a strong lead as the other precinct results rolled in. Final unofficial results: (WITH 2 OF 2 COUNTED) ISMAINE AYOUAZ . . . . .

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Call makes endorsements for next week’s elections

The Call makes endorsements for south county elections next Tuesday, April 3. First, we endorsed Grant Mabie over Bill Boston in Crestwood Ward 3, and now we reveal our other choices. Editorial by the Call South county voters next week will vote for aldermen in Crestwood and Sunset Hills and Lindbergh and Mehlville school board

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Crestwood police, fire chiefs: Ayouaz endorsements not from them

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor news3@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood police and fire departments do not officially endorse candidates for office, despite a claim on a flier that Ward 4 aldermanic candidate Ismaine Ayouaz distributed before later correcting the wording. Ayouaz, who is challenging incumbent Ward 4 Alderman Tim Anderson for a three-year seat on the Board

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Updated: Ayouaz challenges Anderson in Crestwood

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Crestwood Ward 4 Alderman Timothy Anderson is being challenged in the April 3 election by resident Ismaine Ayouaz. Anderson was elected to the Board of Aldermen in 2015. Ayouaz, who was born in Paris, France and became a U.S. citizen in 2015, came in second in 2016 in a

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