Tag: St. Louis County

Missouri American Water conducting water improvement project on Hanley Road

Improvement work by Missouri American Water will shut down parts of Hanley Road between Forsyth Blvd and Carondelet Ave for the next several weeks beginning Monday. According to the city of Clayton’s website, lanes will be reduced to one northbound and one southbound lane from Carondelet to Forsyth. St. Louis County owns and operates Hanley Road, while Missouri American Water is conducting the water improvements. It is estimated that lane restrictions will last for 2-3 […]

Clayton Township Democrats to pick favorites in federal, state and local races

With more than 20 Democrats running for office in nine federal, state and local seats, the Clayton Township Democrats will pick their favorites Tuesday night. About 30 candidates for U.S. Senate, U.S. House, Missouri Senate, Missouri House, St. Louis County, Executive, St. Louis County Prosecutor and St. Louis County Council races will be in attendance at the University Public Library seeking endorsements from local voters. The event starts at 7 p.m. and each candidate will have […]

St. Louis County Police Department investigating homicide in Riverview

The St. Louis County Police Department is on the hunt for information regarding a shooting homicide in the City of Riverview that happened on Monday. According to police, officers from the City of Riverview Police Department around 11:00 a.m. responded to a shooting in the 300 block of Scenic Drive. Once the police arrived, they located one victim suffering from at least one gunshot wound. The victim, a 31-year-old male, was pronounced deceased on the scene. […]

Stop the suck: Saint Louis County Department of Public Health lists ways to protect yourself from ticks this summer season

Photo by John Tann As temperatures continue to rise in the area, St. Louis County health officials have released information that hopes to put you and your family out of the way of ticks who could be carrying diseases, such as Lyme disease. Saint Louis County Department of Public Health warns that Lyme disease can be carried by the insects, and once latched on could spread to a person who the tick is feeding on. Typical […]

RELEASE: St. Louis County Council misappropriating Proposition P funds

On Tuesday May 9, 2018 six of the seven County Council members violated the public trust and passed a liberal spending bill to give St Louis County Health Department employees salary increases from the funds that were raised from the Public Safety sales tax, commonly known as Prop P. Sixth District Councilman Ernie Trakas, who claims to be a Republican, gave the measure a “resounding Yes!” vote.  Trakas has continually voted with liberal Democrats on […]

St. Louis County Councilwoman’s resolution clarifies use of potential Saint Louis Zoo sales tax

A new resolution that hopes to clarify the newly passed legislation that asks St. Louis County residents on this year’s ballot whether or not they support a one-eighth of 1 percent sales tax will be introduced at the St. Louis County Council meeting on Tuesday. The original legislation that was passed at last week’s meeting would call for the holding of a election on Nov. 6 in St. Louis County to ask voters if they would approve […]

STL County Department of Public Health offers tips to reduce this summer’s mosquito presence

Mosquito season is almost upon residents of St. Louis County, and the county’s Department of Public Health wants to inform residents that there are some important preventive measures they can take to protect themselves. According to the Department of Health, warmer temperatures, stagnant pools of water, and flood debris all combine to form ideal conditions for mosquito breeding. Besides being an annoyance, some species of mosquitoes can transmit diseases, such as West Nile Virus. The […]

St. Louis County Council passes zoo tax bill proposal

The St. Louis County Council at its weekly meeting on Tuesday passed legislation that would put a question on the ballot asking if county residents are in favor of a sales tax that would go towards a new Saint Louis Zoo facility in north St. Louis County. The legislation which was passed 5-2, would call for the holding of a election on Nov. 6 in St. Louis County to ask voters if they would approve […]

St. Louis County Police Association and fire union endorse County Executive Steve Stenger

The St. Louis County Police Association and Firefighters Local 2665 announced Thursday that they’re endorsing St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger for his bid for reelection. Stenger was joined by Officer David Machens and Matt Crecelius of the St. Louis County Police Association and Corey Hogan of Firefighters Local 2665 at the Cheshire Inn with both public safety associations endorsing the county executive. Matt Crecelius, business manager for the St. Louis County Police Association, praised Stenger’s […]

Former STL Mayor Vince Schoemehl on why he endorses STL County Executive candidate Mark Mantovani

Former St. Louis Mayor Vince Schoemehl announced his endorsement of St. Louis County Executive challenger Mark Mantovani on Thursday, stating that he believes a change is needed within the county. The former mayor stated the one of the problems that’s facing the county is that residents are vacating both the city of St. Louis and St. Louis County. “The leadership in the St. Louis region has to come from St. Louis County. The county is […]