Day: August 28, 2017

New ice rink in Shaw Park will open its doors in 2019

For St. Louis County residents, it seems the words ice rink construction can make one’s blood boil but at least in the City of Clayton a new ice facility is coming that has the approval of its citizens. Patty DeForrest, director of parks and recreation for the City of Clayton, said that the city has been researching what do with the previous facility for over almost ten years. “Do we build a new one? Do […]

Blunt: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency praised for North St. Louis west Headquarters

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) released the following statement today after the independent U.S. Government Accountability Office released its analysis of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s site selection process for the new NGA West headquarters. The analysis finds that the “NGA’s process substantially met the characteristics that demonstrate a well-documented, comprehensive, and unbiased [Analysis of Alternatives] process.” “The GAO report released today confirms that the NGA, under the leadership of Director Robert Cardillo, completed […]

St. Louis County Council set for a busy week

The St. Louis County Council seems to have a busy week ahead as it will take up multiple controversial issues including the pension reform bills and the Creve Coeur ice rink construction. Before the council meeting on Tuesday, council members will look at Councilwoman Hazel Erby’s bill that would attempt to roll back the previously agreed upon county pension plan. The measure passed last fall for the adjustment pension funds was meant to improve benefit […]

Governor Eric Greitens to visit Northeast Missouri tomorrow

Tomorrow, Governor Eric Greitens will visit La Grange and Canton to announce a jobs expansion and deliver an award for hiring veterans with two Northeast Missouri companies. The Governor will announce a jobs expansion at NEMO Manufacturing at 10:00 AM, and present the Flag of Freedom award for hiring veterans to US Wellness Meats at 11:30 AM. Following the presentation at US Wellness Meats, there will be a barbeque for community members. The public is […]

Korman considering a run for majority floor leader

By Benjamin Peters JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – If it appeared that things were settling down in the race to be the next majority floor leader, think again. Less than two weeks after Rep. Rocky Miller pulled his name from the race, another contender is eyeballing the prospective seat. Rep. Bart Korman, R-High Hill, tells the Missouri Times that he is considering running for the position, which would be vacated by Rep. Mike Cierpiot in the […]

Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson seeks submissions for “Vacation Missouri” photo contest

(JEFFERSON CITY) – Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson recently announced a “Vacation Missouri” Photo Contest from the Office of Lieutenant Governor. All Missourians and those who visit Missouri are encouraged to submit their photography work for the contest. Winners will receive a proclamation from the Lieutenant Governor, an invitation to the Capitol for a recognition ceremony, and have their work displayed in the State Capitol and throughout the State of Missouri. “Missouri welcomes over 41 million […]

Select Medical Revital cancer rehabilitation program launches at SSM Health Physical Therapy

 WHAT: ReVital, a new outpatient cancer rehabilitation program, is set to launch throughout SSM Health Physical Therapy’s network of more than 60 locations in the St. Louis region this month. The Select Medical-owned program will provide comprehensive cancer rehabilitation services to people impacted by cancer and its treatment in order to restore their function and quality of life. The ReVital program at SSM Health Physical Therapy will provide a distinctly comprehensive approach to cancer rehabilitation […]

Ferguson 1000 to host 6th hiring event weekend at Florissant Valley Community College

A rallying cry for economic and social change from Ms. Lezley McSpadden, the mother of slain 18-year-old Mike Brown Jr. On August 9th, 2014 was heard loud and clear from GOP 2012 Governor candidate and businessman, Dave Spence and Economic advisor Dr. E. Lance McCarthy. Both men saw the need to bring about a change not just for Ferguson but for the entire region of St. Louis. Thus Ferguson 1000 was created to produce 1000 […]