Day: October 25, 2017

Clayton fire chief Mark Thorp retires after 35 years

Many children say they want to be a firefighter or police officer when they grow up. A childhood dream that became his career ended on the same day it started 35 years ago for Mark Thorp. After more than three decades of fighting fires, answering emergency calls and inspecting buildings, Thorp, who first had a dream to work as a police officer, hung up his turnout gear and white helmet for the final time Wednesday. […]

Jeff Mazur: Breaking barriers, busting guts

By Michael Layer Jeff Mazur, the executive director of Launch Code, joined the #moleg podcast crew on Tuesday morning as a part of their Autumn of the Attorney series to discuss his lauded reputation in both the public and private sectors. The Georgetown law graduate has been active in the political scene, working in the offices of New Jersey’s U.S. Rep. Rush Holt, Oregon’s U.S. Rep. Darlene Hooley, and Missouri Governor Jay Nixon. He also […]

RELEASE: Express Scripts Appoints James M. Havel Chief Financial Officer

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX) today announced that James M. Havel, who previously served as Express Scripts’ Executive Vice President, has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective October 25, 2017. Eric Slusser, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, is leaving the Company to pursue other opportunities, but will stay with the Company through the first quarter of 2018 in order to ensure a […]

STL County to offer free lead screenings in Jennings

The St. Louis County Department of Public Health will be offering free lead screenings for children six months to six years old in Jennings. On Thursday, Oct. 26, the Saint Louis Department of Public Health will offer the screenings at Fairview, Northview, and Woodland Elementary Schools, in addition to walk-in screenings at the Gary Gore Community Education Center. St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger said he recommended every child that’s eligible to partake in the […]

Clayton homeowners launch campaign to reverse Board of Aldermen zoning change

The Clayton Board of Aldermen, at least a majority of the body, may be fine with a health insurance firm using a parcel of land on Maryland Avenue for child care and corporate education. Many living in the neighborhood, though, aren’t quite as happy, and a simmering controversy over the company not allowing the public to use the green space on the land during non-business hours is on the verge of escalating. “I think it’s […]