Day: June 5, 2018

St. Louis County Police Department rolls out Special Response Unit

A new police force tasked with assisting communities all over St. Louis County is officially on patrol. St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger, along with St. Louis County Police Chief Colonel Jon Belmar, announced Tuesday that the St. Louis County Police Special Response Unit (SRU) is beginning operations in Northwoods. The new unit, funded by the public safety sales tax Proposition P, will emphasize community policing and feature two-officer patrol cars going out on the […]

St. Louis County attorneys remain persistent in Confide lawsuit against former Gov. Eric Greitens

Though he officially vacated the office of governor Friday, Eric Greitens’ legal troubles are far from over. Two St. Louis County attorneys are pushing forward on what they say is the now former governor’s violation of the state’s open records laws. Mark Pedroli and Ben Sansone are neighbors in the city of Des Peres who first teamed up to fight a development proposal in their neighborhood back in 2016. When Sansone and Pedroli requested a trial […]

Stenger, Krewson to meet with new Missouri Governor Mike Parson

New Republican Missouri Governor Mike Parson will take time out of his first week in office to meet with local elected officials from the St. Louis area. In a press conference held in North St. Louis County Tuesday, St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger said he is set to meet with Parson and St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson in Jefferson City Wednesday. “We’ve already had some communications with his office and we’re going to be […]

Alferman leaving House to join Governor Parson’s team

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Rep. Justin Alferman, R-Hermann, is leaving his seat in the Missouri House of Representatives. The Republican on Monday morning resigned from his seat to immediately begin working for the new governor, Mike Parson. Alferman will serve as legislative director for Parson, where his role will be to help build, promote, and progress Parson’s legislative priorities, working with members of both legislative chambers to pass them into law. He will also serve […]

President and Chief Executive Officer of Bi-State Development to step down this fall

ST. LOUIS —  The President and Chief Executive Officer of Bi-State Development has announced his departure to the Board of Commissioners. John Nations, the President & Chief Executive Officer of of the organization since 2010, has informed the Board of Commissioners of his intention to leave the organization, effective this fall. Nations said he is announcing his departure now to give the Board adequate time to find a successor and guarantee a smooth transition. Nations, […]

RELEASE: Missouri Online Summer Institute provides students with online courses at no cost

Middle and high school students across Missouri are taking advantage of the unique opportunity to earn original credit or recovery credits online by enrolling in the Missouri Online Summer Institute (MOSI). The virtual summer school, hosted by Grandview R-2 School District, gives students free access to a diverse catalog of rigorous online courses from Fuel Education® (FuelEd®). Students can enroll in the program until July 2, 2018 and can access the courses between May 18, […]

RELEASE: CoreLink announces acquisition of medical device company Expanding Orthopedics, Inc.

CoreLink, LLC, a fast growing, vertically integrated designer and manufacturer of spinal implant systems, announced today the acquisition of the privately-held Israeli medical device company Expanding Orthopedics, Inc (EOI). Along with the FDA cleared expanding and articulating FLXfit™ and FLXfit 15™ titanium TLIF interbody systems, CoreLink has also acquired a broad array of patents and in-development products addressing the expandable interbody and spinal fusion market. “This acquisition provides two key benefits for CoreLink and its […]

RELEASE: Cardinals select Nolan Gorman in first round of 2018 draft

The St. Louis Cardinals, armed with three selections during the first night of the 2018 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, selected third baseman Nolan Gorman out of Sandra Day O’Connor High School in Phoenix, Ariz., with the 19thoverall pick in the opening round. “We’re very excited for the opportunity to draft Nolan Gorman,” stated St. Louis Cardinals President of Baseball Operations John Mozeliak. “You’re always looking for opportunities at every draft, and picking at […]

RELEASE: MetroLink work scheduled June 4-8

On Monday, June 4, through Friday, June 8, from 11:30 p.m. until the end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Grand MetroLink Station to accommodate construction work for the new Cortex MetroLink Station. Red Line and Blue Line MetroLink passengers may experience delays of 5 to 10 minutes during the single-track operation. Updates on MetroLink operations can be found at metrostlouis.org in the Rider Alert section. About Metro Transit Metro […]