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Up on the Forder roof

Up on the Forder roof

June 28, 2021

Forder Elementary students enjoyed a rooftop reading session before the end of school as promised by Principal Whitney Maus, who read with a bullhorn from the school’s roof as a reward for the students’...

GALLERY: Making the makerspace

May 3, 2021

Kennerly Elementary has a new makerspace as of the start of this year, with help from the Lindbergh Foundation. To date this school year, the foundation has awarded $14,903.58 to Lindbergh teachers and...

PHOTOS: Mass site opens in South County

April 13, 2021

St. Louis County held its first mass vaccination event in South County Saturday, April 3, at South Technical High School in Sunset Hills. Around 2,340 vaccine doses were administered at the event, with...

A Lindbergh teacher receives a COVID-19 vaccine at the March 30 clinic.

Teachers at Lindbergh receive vaccine

April 6, 2021

More than 450 St. Louis area school employees were vaccinated at Lindbergh Schools Central Office last week, as the district held its mass vaccine event for teachers and staff, pictured above. Lindbergh...

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen meeting had some special guests in 2019, when the city presented St. Louis Blues mascot Louie and Bob Plager, one of the franchise’s first players, with a proclamation honoring the Blues and their Stanley Cup-winning season. ‘The whole city of Crestwood was pulling for you, the whole St. Louis region was pulling for you,’ said Mayor Grant Mabie, above left, as he presentedLouie and Plager with a copy of the proclamation at the Aug. 27 meeting.

PHOTOS: Remembering Bob Plager’s 2019 visit to South County

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter April 2, 2021

St. Louisans are recalling decades of fond memories after St. Louis Blues hockey legend Bob Plager, 78, died last week. Plager died Wednesday, March 24, when his vehicle collided with another vehicle...

Captiva Healing Dispensary, 9933 Watson Road in Crestwood, appears set to be the first dispensary to open in South County, with its website promoting a grand opening April 8. As of Thursday, April 1, the dispensary appeared to be open for a soft opening.

Marijuana dispensaries are opening soon in South County

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter April 1, 2021

The first medical marijuana dispensaries in South County are racing to open this month just in time for 4/20. Crestwood’s Captiva Healing Dispensary, 9933 Watson Road, appears set to be the first dispensary...

The Affton School District held a vaccination event for its teachers and other staff members the first day teachers were eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine Monday, March 15. Other school districts like Mehlville and Lindbergh have also hosted events to vaccinate their staff.

PHOTOS: School districts vaccinate their teachers

March 31, 2021

Most South County school districts have held COVID-19 vaccination events for their teachers and school staff now that that they’re eligible for the shot. The Mehlville, Lindbergh, Affton, Fox and Rockwood...

Buffaloes along Lemay Ferry Road? Inflatable turkeys along Telegraph? Supporters of the Mehlville School District’s Proposition S bond issue donned eye-catching costumes at the March 13 ‘donut drive-thru’ at Mehlville High that featured MHS students, above, with junior Emma Maxwell as the Bierbaum Buffalo mascot. Similar sign rallies were also held in Oakville. Another ‘donut drive-thru’ to rally for Prop S was set at the same schools Saturday, April 3.

Supporters of Mehlville’s ‘Proposition S’ make case for first bond issue since ‘92

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter March 31, 2021

Supporters of the Mehlville School District’s Proposition S on the ballot Tuesday, April 6 are hoping the school district’s voters  do something they haven’t done since 1992 — approve a bond issue. Proposition...

Inside the Joseph Sappington House.

Sappington House raising funds to move historic cabin from Affton into Crestwood

March 29, 2021

Under a plan up for discussion at the Crestwood Board of Aldermen, a historic log house, pictured above, could be moved to Historic Sappington House where it would be preserved for future generations. In...

The Stanzes' son Ben drove his toy electric pickup truck with a green grass skirt around the bed and a big Irish flag angled up off the tailgate, topping off his entry with a furry green stovepipe hat.

Crestwood street celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with a drive-by parade

March 17, 2021

A Crestwood neighborhood organized an impromptu St. Patrick's Day parade last weekend on Cherry Brook Lane. Steve and Ashley Stanze, who moved to Cherry Brook about a year ago with their three sons,...

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