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County executive? Checkmate

County Executive Sam Page, above, joined the fun last week when he stopped by ‘Cops Helping Enhance Student Skills’ at The Pavilion at Lemay. C.H.E.S.S. is a way for officers to work with students over the game. Students learned chess from officers in the Police Athletic League during July classes. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

August 8, 2019

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PHOTOS: Stanley Cup comes to South County

Blues player Pat Maroon started off his day with the Stanley Cup by taking photos with his family at his home in Clayton. Maroon then paid a visit to All American ice rink in Green Park, where St. Louis County Police officers, including Green Park Officer Jeremy Hake, posed for photos with Maroon and Stanley. After eating toasted raviolis from the Cup at Charlie Gitto’s on The Hill, Maroon then finished the day on a lake to the west of St. Louis with family and friends, and a private concert from country star Adam Sanders.

July 24, 2019

Oakville native Pat Maroon got his day with the Stanley Cup Saturday to do whatever he wanted. He ate toasted raviolis out of it and brought it to South County to pay tribute to those who helped his youth hockey career.

Sunset Ford gives Lindbergh hefty donation

Sunset Ford gives Lindbergh hefty donation

July 23, 2019

Sunset Ford presented a check to the Lindbergh Foundation this month for $8,000 raised during a test-drive fundraiser in April. Among those accepting on behalf of the foundation were Sunset Hills Planning and Zoning Commission member Steve Young, former Board of Education members Don Bee and Gary ...

PHOTOS: A little rain doesn’t stop the JB Blast

Rain didn’t stop South County from enjoying the 20th year of the JB Blast at Jefferson Barracks Park last Wednesday, featuring live music, an appearance from County Executive Sam Page and a fireworks show. This year, County Council Presiding Officer Ernie Trakas was in charge of the festivities, after the resignation of former County Executive Steve Stenger.

July 12, 2019

Rain didn’t stop South County from enjoying the 20th year of the JB Blast at Jefferson Barracks Park last Wednesday, featuring live music, an appearance from County Executive Sam Page and a fireworks show. This year, County Council Presiding Officer Ernie Trakas was in charge of the festivities, after the res...

PHOTOS: Get a first look at the proposed St. Louis Major League Soccer stadium

Every seat in the stadium will be within 120 feet of the pitch, the closest of any MLS stadium. The closest seats will sit just 20 feet from the touchline. Rendering courtesy of MLS4THELOU.com.

May 5, 2019

Supporters of bringing a Major League Soccer team to St. Louis are hopeful it will actually happen after the MLS decided April 18 to expand to 30 teams, all but assuring that St. Louis will be awarded a franchise. If the city is awarded a franchise, the stadium will be ready for MLS play in March 2022...

Students design a ‘green’ garden for class

Students design a ‘green’ garden for class

April 19, 2019

Students in Washington Middle School’s Green Architecture class set up a sustainable garden they designed and planned last week. The students installed the irrigation system, finished the assembly and setup of worm farms and added worms, moved compost bins into place and filled them with composting ma...

Wohlwend students make ‘60Plus’ friends

Wohlwend students make ‘60Plus’ friends

March 16, 2019

The Mehlville School District’s ‘60Plus’ monthly event was held at Wohlwend Elementary last month. Wohlwend students welcomed their guests by singing songs and handing out Valentines. And Mehlville High’s Food and Consumer Science students ‘cooked up a great meal,’ the district said. ...

Going bald for a good cause

Participants shave their heads in exchange for audience donations to St. Baldrick's during a

March 15, 2019

Helen Fitzgerald’s Irish Grill and Pub in Sunset Hills hosted St. Baldrick’s, its annual head-shaving event to raise funds and awareness for childhood cancer research. The head-shaving event benefits the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants. Part...

Beetles rock. Who knew?

Beetles rock. Who knew?

March 6, 2019

Everyone knows the Beatles rock, but beetles can rock too. Children gathered at the Cliff Cave Branch of the St. Louis County Library last month to learn about beetles in a ‘Beetles Rock’ presentation from The Butterfly House. They read bug-themed books and examined the beetles up close with microscop...

Puppies bring English class to life

Puppies bring English class to life

February 28, 2019

Washington Middle students kicked off a technical-writing project with a visit from Lola and Tink, dogs from the Animal Protective Association of Missouri. The school has raised $10,000 for the shelter in seven years. ...

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