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Dirt returning to Crestwood mall site, but not a mountain this time

Dirt returning to Crestwood mall site, but not a mountain this time

May 23, 2019

The Crestwood mall site along the Sappington Road/Detjen Drive entrance that used to be a parking lot now is covered with dirt, pictured above, as seen May 21, 2019. More dirt will soon return to the site. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Dirt is being trucked b...

Bowling alley, arcade entertainment complex coming to South County Center mall

South County Center mall as seen in summer 2018. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

May 14, 2019

South County Center mall as seen in summer 2018. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. A 50,000-square-foot bowling alley, karaoke and arcade entertainment complex is coming to South County Center mall. CBL Properties announced Tuesday it is opening two locations of Round1 Bowling & Amusement, a Japan-...

Erby resigning County Council seat to take job working under Page

Then-County Executive Steve Stenger, then-County Council Chairman Sam Page and then-1st District Councilwoman Hazel Erby listen to speakers at the July 24, 2018 council meeting. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

May 11, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Hazel Erby is resigning from the St. Louis County Council to take a job working for County Executive Sam Page. Page announced Thursday that he appointed 1st District Councilwoman Erby, D-University City, to the newly created county governm...

PHOTOS: The Steve Stenger era in St. Louis County

Steve Stenger, left, celebrates his Democratic primary victory in August 2014, along with, from left, Stenger's wife Allison, their daughter Madeline Jane and Stenger's legislative assistant Linda Henry. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

May 6, 2019

Steve Stenger, left, celebrates his Democratic primary victory Tuesday, along with, from left, Stenger's wife Allison, their daughter Madeline Jane and Stenger's legislative assistant Linda Henry. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. Former County Executive Steve Stenger pleaded guilty Friday to three counts of...

Lindbergh board approves teacher raises of 6 percent

Pictured above: Superintendent Tony Lake, right, talks to Lindbergh teachers at Central Office just after taking his new job as Lindbergh superintendent last July. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

April 30, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools created a new teacher salary schedule this year that increases pay for teachers and won 97 percent approval from the Lindbergh National Education Association. The district’s lead negotiator, Assistant Superintendent for Hu...

Read the St. Louis County subpoena; wide-ranging request asks for four years of documents

County Executive Steve Stenger listens to public comments at the Aug. 1 County Council meeting. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

April 3, 2019

County Executive Steve Stenger listens to public comments at the Aug. 1 County Council meeting. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The St. Louis County Council voted Tuesday night to release a federal subpoena that was served on the county la...

DeAndre Thomas named new principal of Kennerly Elementary

An incoming Kennerly kindergartener slides at 'Popsicles with the Principal' last year on the school's playground.  Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

March 14, 2019

Former Truman Elementary School educator DeAndre Thomas will return to Lindbergh Schools as the newest principal of Kennerly Elementary School, effective July 1. The Lindbergh Board of Education unanimously voted to hire him for the position Tuesday. He will replace current Principal Todd Morgan, wh...

Preventing abusive teachers from getting new jobs is goal of proposed law

State representative candidate Mary Elizabeth Coleman during her 2018 campaign. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

February 26, 2019

Pictured above: Legislative candidate Mary Elizabeth Coleman during her 2018 campaign. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Christina Mascarenas Columbia Missourian JEFFERSON CITY — School districts and charter schools would be required under proposed legislation to disclose information on former employee...

Mehlville firefighters get the largest raise they’ve had in the last 17 years

Mehlville Fire Protection District Capt. Ty Cardona, left, shop steward of Mehlville Local 2665 of the International Association of Fire Fighters, shakes hands with Board of Directors Chairman Aaron Hilmer, signaling a new era of cooperation between the union, the board and district administration.

January 3, 2019

Above: Mehlville Fire Protection District Capt. Ty Cardona, left, shop steward of Mehlville Local 2665 of the International Association of Fire Fighters, shakes hands in November 2017 with Board of Directors Chairman Aaron Hilmer, signaling a new era of cooperation between the union, the board and dis...

Lindbergh girls basketball starts strong, faces Oakville

Lindbergh High School senior Chloe Fleming shoots the ball during a matchup against Parkway South last season on January 19, 2018. The Flyers fell to South 58-42. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

December 14, 2018

By Stephen Glover For the Call With a total of six seniors on this year’s roster, the Lindbergh girls basketball team is off to a solid 3-2 start. “We really like what we have this year,” Lindbergh head coach Michelle Pittroff said. “It’s going to be a process, but we are still looking ...

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