Photos by Jessica Belle Kramer

St. Paul’s United Church of Christ hosts fourth Oakville Community Market

Penelope Ritchie of Barnview Fields & Farm fixes the produce display during the Oakville Community Market. Photos by Jessica Belle Kramer For the past month, St. Paul’s United Church of Christ has been hosting a weekly community market for residents around the Lemay, Mehlville and Oakville areas. “We just wanted to create something to bring

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Grant’s View Library kicks off summer reading

Photos by Jessica Belle Kramer. The Grant’s View Branch of the St. Louis County Library threw a launch party this summer for children participating in the summer reading program. The event featured several fun activities, including rock climbing, face painting, giant Legos and more. Top Photo: Siblings Calvin, Camille and Cali pose with their freshly-painted

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Kennedy takes office as Crestwood’s new mayor

Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. After former Crestwood Mayor Gregg Roby resigned June 8 for health reasons, Ward 4 Alderman Tony Kennedy, who had served as president of the Board of Aldermen for a little more than a month, took over as acting mayor. Kennedy took the oath of office from City Clerk Helen Ingold

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Kennerly hosts ‘Kindergarten Playdate’

Tory, 5, pictured above, slides down the slide before running to tell her mother about her new friend Penelope. Photos by Jessica Belle Kramer Kennerly Elementary School hosted a playdate for incoming students and their families to meet each other, their teachers and Principal Todd Morgan last week. Kennerly will be offering another kindergarten playdate

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MFPD first in county to roll out new paramedics

The newly announced paramedic unit poses in front of their ambulance. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville Fire Protection District is the first fire district in St. Louis County to roll out a new community paramedic program to try to reduce chronic 911 calls from “high utilizers,” who

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Roby resigns; Kennedy is Crestwood’s new mayor

Crestwood got a new mayor last week, as Mayor Gregg Roby, above right, resigned effective 4:30 p.m. June 8, for health reasons. At that time, the president of the Board of Aldermen, Ward 4 Alderman Tony Kennedy, above left, assumed office as acting mayor. He will serve in the position until a special election in

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New police unit for community engagement funded by Prop P

County Executive Steve Stenger and Police Chief Jon Belmar answer questions about the newly opened Special Response Unit in north county. The officers received special training. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com A new special unit of the St. Louis County Police Department funded by Proposition P could help fight

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