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Sunset Hills reading of bills will stay the same

Sunset Hills Police Department

January 16, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  The number of times a bill is heard at the Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen will stay the same after aldermen rejected legislation that would amend procedures for a second reading of a bill at the same meeting. Bill No. 41, introduced at the Dec. 1...

Sunset Hills has balanced operating budget but faces sales-tax decline

Sunset Hills has balanced operating budget but faces sales-tax decline

January 2, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen unanimously approved a $10.9 million budget for 2019, but unlike past years, the city is facing some economic challenges. The general fund has $8.45 million set aside for expenses with a projected revenue of ...

Toys for School Kids brings south county together to donate toys to SLPS

Toys for School Kids brings south county together to donate toys to SLPS

December 20, 2018

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Christmas came early for some students at St. Louis Public Schools last week when the south county organization Toys for School Kids delivered toys to three elementary schools as part of an annual holiday toy drive. Toys For School Kids, f...

UPDATED: No competitive April races yet after filing

UPDATED: No competitive April races yet after filing

December 18, 2018

So far, there are no competitive races in south county after candidate filing opened last week. Up for election April 2 are the Mehlville Fire Protection District seat held by Secretary Ed Ryan, Green Park mayor and aldermanic seats in Crestwood, Green Park and Sunset Hills, plus the Lindbergh and M...

Broughton letters are similar to ones rejected by White House

Letters to the editor

November 28, 2018

Letter to the Editor To the editor: With all the daily hate-filled vitriol on today’s cable TV, do we really need to open our neighborhood papers and be exposed to the same kind of antagonistic, hostile verbiage that, like TV, is full of unbalanced, bellicose, truculent, angry language? I had the...

Holiday events in Crestwood, Sunset Hills this weekend and all this month

Holiday events in Crestwood, Sunset Hills this weekend and all this month

November 27, 2018

The city of Sunset Hills and the nonprofit organization Christmas in Crestwood are gearing up for an array of holiday events this Christmas. The festivities in Crestwood kick off this Saturday, Dec. 1, when Santa appears at City Hall at 11:30 a.m., takes off in a classic car parade at 2 p.m. and ends t...

Home for the Holidays Contest: Tender Turkey

Roasted Turkey Thanksgiving Table Setting Concept

November 17, 2018

Cranberry-Orange Roasted Turkey 3 teaspoons garlic powder ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon pepper 1 medium orange 1 can whole-berry sauce ¾ cup teriyaki sauce ½ cup honey ½ cup orange marmalade 2 tablespoons soy sauce 4 sprigs of fresh herbs such as thyme, rosemary, parsley and sage 2 medium onio...

Writer says Kavanaugh case shows that #metoo is for political gains

Letters to the editor

November 14, 2018

Letter to the Editor To the editor: On the idea that #metoo is not for political gains — let’s point the right finger at the right people here. Dr. Christine Blasey Ford has alleged that now-U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her almost 30 years ago. Whether this young ma...

Sunset Hills opens playground funded by $200,000 donation from a resident

Sunset Hills opens playground funded by $200,000 donation from a resident

November 7, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Sunset Hills Parks and Recreation unveiled a new playground and nature trail Oct. 21 during a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony. The ceremony marked the opening of the new Stieren Family playground and trail. Sunset Hills receive...

First Route 66 Bike Cruise deemed a success

Participants in the Sunset Hills Bike Cruise enjoy the ride along historic Route 66 on Friday, Oct. 5. Mayor Pat Fribis said the first annual event was a great success. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

October 24, 2018

The first-ever Sunset Hills Bike Cruise delivered all 183 participating riders a Route 66-inspired experience for their memory books. Initiated by Sunset Hills Mayor Pat Fribis, shown above right, the idea of a nighttime bike cruise down Route 66 seemed impossible to some. But she worked with surrounding comm...

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