by Gloria Lloyd Lindbergh teachers announced the end of working to contract last week, just after a union-backed slate of new members took over the majority of the Board of Education in the April 4 election. » more
by Gloria Lloyd The new Mehlville Board of Education sworn in last week was nearly identical to its makeup over the last year, with one notable exception: Longtime board member Venki Palamand left the board. » more
Lindbergh Board of Education elects Schuster to serve as new president by Gloria Lloyd The new union-backed Lindbergh Board of Education majority was sworn in last week, and four veteran board members and educators departed after voters in the April 4 election mandated a change in the Lindbergh status quo. » more
Creation of position violates Charter rules, Stenger says by Gloria Lloyd County Executive Steve Stenger recently issued his first veto, rejecting as a violation of the county Charter a County Council bill that would allow the council to shift power away from the county counselor by hiring its own legislative research director. » more
Aldermen vote 8-0 to amend original agreement with MSD by Mike Anthony The Crestwood Board of Aldermen approved the second reading of an ordinance Tuesday night awarding a $3.7 million contract for the construction of a new Public Works facility.
Crestwood board previously had OK'd store at same site A request for a conditional-use permit, or CUP, by the Salvation Army to operate a thrift store in Crestwood has been withdrawn, according to City Planner Adam Jones. » more
Some of the greatest soccer players and contributors in the storied history of the sport here will be honored by the St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame Friday, May 5, at the St. Louis University High SI Commons. » more
Swim team's 13-14-year-old girls break 20-year-old Ozark record The Flyers Aquatic Swim Team, or FAST, won the Ozark Division 1 Championship for the third straight year and for the fourth time in the last six years. » more
County executive's veto
Do you agree with County Executive Steve Stenger's veto of legislation approved by the County Council creating the position of legislative research director?
Funds raised during fourth annual 36-hour LHS Musicthon Lindbergh High School band members earlier this month raised $1,800 for childhood cancer research during the fourth annual 36-hour LHS Musicthon. » more
Building award winners to be considered for districtwide honors Lindbergh Schools recently recognized 21 outstanding teachers and support staff members for their dedication and service to students, parents and the community as part of the district’s employee recognition program. » more
Newspaper readers whip up some tasty holiday creations
Readers continue to prove they are extremely creative cooks, as evidenced by the concoctions submitted for the newspaper’s annual Home for the Holidays Recipe Contest. » more
Panel recommends no change in start times by Gloria Lloyd With parents in the Mehlville School District weary of one more change in a year of too many changes to count, school start times are set to stay the same next year. » more
Two rob convenience store on Telegraph Road The St. Louis County Police Department is asking the public for assistance in identifying the suspects in the robbery of an Oakville convenience store. » more
Annual Forest Park celebration expands to two days this year One of the highlights of Sunset Hills’ annual Earth Day celebration this year were elaborate balloon animals, pictured above with Affton sisters Sara, 7, and Alisa Braho, 4. The city moved up its annual event so that residents could also attend » more
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