Photo by Gloria Lloyd

Mehlville Fire District is one of few districts with a drone

Pictured above: During a mock rescue in 2018, Mehlville firefighter and drone operator Roman Stolarski pinpoints where on the Meramec River the rescue boats need to go to save the ‘victim’ using the district’s small drone. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville Fire Protection District will soon be one

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Polar Express: Full steam ahead to the North Pole

It’s all aboard at Union Station this holiday season as children near and far head to the ‘North Pole’ on the Polar Express train inspired by the children’s book and movie. Above, Ivy Smith of Crestwood, 6, her brother Parker, 10, and their mother, Tara, meet ‘The Conductor.’ Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

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Cities’ first festival ‘SunCrest Fest’ a success

Sunset Hills and Crestwood’s first time out with the cities’ joint festival seemed to be a success Saturday, with a large turnout for the parade and carnival. Members of the Lindbergh High School Flyerettes, above, marched in the parade with ‘Future Flyerettes’ in grades K-8 as part of the organization’s annual dance clinic program. Photo

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Lindbergh teachers announce end of working to contract

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh teachers announced the end of working to contract last week, just after a union-backed slate of new members took over the majority of the Board of Education in the April 4 election. The teachers of the Lindbergh National Education Association, or LNEA, first announced they would work contract-only

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Hassler, Mehlville school board incumbents win April 4

Political newcomer Peggy Hassler was the top vote-getter in the April 4 election for the Mehlville Board of Education. Besides Hassler, current board President Samantha Stormer and current board Vice President Jean Pretto were elected to the three seats up for election. Hassler, a longtime school district volunteer, received 10,481 votes — 29.15 percent —

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