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PHOTOS: Hometown hero visits hometown high school, baby

PHOTOS: Hometown hero visits hometown high school, baby

August 27, 2019

  Journalism students at Oakville High School landed a major-league interview in August when OHS alum and NHL player Pat Maroon sat down for an interview with Channel 97 News, the school’s news broadcast, on his year with the St. Louis Blues and winning the Stanley Cup. It was one of Maroo...

Water main break damages City Hall in Crestwood; cleanup to last weeks

Photo courtesy of Crestwood Mayor Grant Mabie.

August 13, 2019

A water main break at Watson Plaza Drive last week led to a boil advisory for Crestwood and Sunset Hills, and caused significant damage to Crestwood City Hall. A 20-inch Missouri American Water main adjacent to Crestwood City Hall broke Aug. 10, causing significant flooding into the building. The main se...

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.

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...

Crestwood firefighters come to the rescue of man in flash flood

The car of the man rescued during the flash flood at Whitecliff Park is towed from the parking lot. Photo by Erin Achenbach

July 2, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  Flash flooding caused by heavy rains last week led to an emergency water rescue for one man in Crestwood. The Crestwood Fire Department received the call for a rescue at 3:56 p.m. June 26 after police were called with reports of a ...

Hagemann honors teacher with memory garden

Hagemann honors teacher with memory garden

May 17, 2019

It was an emotional day as Hagemann Elementary dedicated a special garden in honor of kindergarten teacher Kristi Boccardi of Sunset Hills, who lost her courageous battle with cancer a year ago. Above, teacher Paula Kennedy releases butterflies, as Boccardi’s students did every year. ‘She will ...

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...

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