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Last ride of the Loop Trolley breaks down: Inside that two-hour final trip

Last ride of the Loop Trolley breaks down: Inside that two-hour final trip

January 14, 2020

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Loop Trolley broke down on its last ride down the Delmar Loop last month, ending its 13-month run as problem-plagued as it began. The last ride of the Loop Trolley lasted about two hours, with a 45-minute breakdown halfway through th...

Mehlville Fire District is one of few districts with a drone

Drone operator Roman Stolarski pinpoints where on the Meramec River the rescue boats need to go to save the ‘victim.’ Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

October 15, 2019

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@callnewspaper...

Polar Express: Full steam ahead to the North Pole

Polar Express: Full steam ahead to the North Pole

December 18, 2018

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 Glor...

Cities’ first festival ‘SunCrest Fest’ a success

Cities' first festival 'SunCrest Fest' a success

September 26, 2018

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 or...

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