Pat Fribis

Schools rule Call’s list of top 10 stories of the year

News Analysis  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com You know it was a huge year for news when Lindbergh got tuition-free full-day kindergarten, St. Anthony’s Medical Center changed its name, Affton got a new precinct while Tower Tee closed and Fitz’s and The Shack announced they are coming — and those didn’t even make it

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Sunset Hills backing off new park restrooms

By Erin Achenbach  Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Sunset Hills is tentatively scrapping a proposal for a bathroom facility and parking spaces on the Nancy Eschbach Forest River Trail after multiple residents voiced their concerns with the city’s proposal. Discussion on the proposed bathroom and parking spaces dominated much of the public comment at the November Board

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First Route 66 Bike Cruise deemed a success

Pictured above: Participants in the Sunset Hills Bike Cruise enjoy the ride along historic Route 66 on Friday, Oct. 5. Mayor Pat Fribis said the first annual event was a great success. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. The first-ever Sunset Hills Bike Cruise delivered all 183 participating riders a Route 66-inspired experience for their memory books.

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Sunset Hills mayor breaks a tie to approve a new gas station

Pictured above: A rendering of the proposed Tidal Wave development at East Watson Road and Lindbergh Boulevard. Rendering courtesy of A Plus Design Group.  Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Whether they like it or not, residents along East Watson Road and Lindbergh Boulevard will have new neighbors after Sunset Hills officials voted last week to approve

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