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O’Leary, Pousosa to vie for County Council seat

by Gloria Lloyd
The race to replace County Executive Steve Stenger on the County Council always promised to be a hard-fought contest, but now it is attracting the attention of people not just in Oakville and Affton, but in Hollywood. » more

Consultant says city must send a strong message about mall

by Mike Anthony
Last of two parts: Crestwood officials need to send a strong message to the development community and end users that they’re committed to the redevelopment of the former Crestwood Plaza. That’s what a planner hired by the city told the Board of Aldermen during a recent work session called to discuss the redevelopment of the 47-acre site at Watson and Sappington roads. » more

Sunset Hills sets workshops on new comprehensive plan

Citywide plan for Sunset Hills set to be finished by this fall
by Gloria Lloyd
Sunset Hills moves a step closer to its comprehensive plan this week with a series of workshops where residents and business owners can speak their mind on what they want in the city’s future. » more

Furrer’s appointments likely to spark debate

Committee members are told they will not be re-appointed
by Gloria Lloyd
Since Sunset Hills Mayor Mark Furrer counts few allies on the Board of Aldermen these days, it is no surprise that his impending wave of appointments to city committees could turn into the city’s next battleground. » more

Stegman unopposed in re-election bid to Mehlville fire board

All candidates in Green Park unopposed in April 7 election
by Staff Report
Filing for the April 7 election concluded last week and Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors Treasurer Bonnie Stegman is unopposed in her re-election bid. » more

Redevelopment of Crestwood mall to require TIF, planner says

Condition of former mall site ‘deplorable,’ planner reports
by Mike Anthony
First of two parts Given the current condition of the former Crestwood Plaza, a planner hired by the city told the Board of Aldermen Saturday morning that redeveloping the 47-acre site will require the use of tax-increment financing. » more

Flyerettes impress at Chicagoland Dance Challenge

Lindbergh High School’s junior varsity and varsity Flyerettes dance teams impressed the competition at the recent Chicagoland Dance Challenge. The junior varsity team placed second in high kick and fourth in pom. The varsity scored second in pom » more

Swimmers 'Splash Out Cancer' at Lady Flyer invitational

Event raises roughly $1,700 for cancer research
by Robert Chalupny
The recent 10th annual Lady Flyer Invitational did more distinguish rival high schools — the Lindbergh High School varsity girls' swimming team turned it into a fundraiser for cancer research. » more


St. Louis Rams
Do you believe that plans announced Friday for a new, open-air football stadium on the St. Louis riverfront will convince the St. Louis Rams to remain here beyond 2015?

Four-hundred pounds of plastic lids used to create Buddy Bench

Crestwood Elementary School students have collected more than 650 pounds of plastic lids and caps this year that are now being repurposed as a Buddy Bench for the school playground. » more

Kiwanis Club honors police officer

The Kiwanis Club of South County recently honored St. Louis County Police Officer Heather Lagulli of the Affton Southwest Precinct as its Officer of the Quarter. » more

Trivia Night for Scholarships scheduled March 28

The Lindbergh High School Alumni Association’s 11th annual Trivia Night for Scholarships will take place Saturday, March 28, at the Crestwood Community Center, 9245 Whitecliff Park Lane. » more
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Pop up some wintertime fun

Often defined as a time of quiet hibernation, winter is, in fact, one of the busiest times of the year with frosty get-togethers prompted by skiing, skating and sledding. »» more

Stock these 10 pantry essentials for fast, healthful cooking

Stock your kitchen with these basic building blocks for a wide variety of good-for-you recipes that are quick and easy to create: » more

Readers whip up tasty concoctions for annual recipe contest

Spice up your holiday season by trying these tasty recipes
The Call’s annual Home for the Holidays Recipe Contest kicks off the beginning of the holiday season, and as in past years, readers offered no shortage of tasty concoctions. » more

Zimmerman announces bid for Missouri attorney general

Was elected county assessor in 2011
Pledging to fight for fairness and equal treatment for all Missourians, Jake Zimmerman this week announced that he will officially enter the race for Missouri attorney general. » more

Concord resident named county's director of elections

Fey a 2002 graduate of Lindbergh High School
by Gloria Lloyd
Concord resident Eric Fey is now one of the most powerful election officials in the state, after being tapped last week by the St. Louis County Board of Election Commissioners as the county's director of elections. » more

Lindbergh student earns rank of Eagle

Gabriel Stephan Poteet became Troop 25’s 153rd Eagle Scout in the Gravois Trails District, celebrating during a Court of Honor attended by family, friends, fellow Scouts and Scout leaders. » more
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