Tag: The St. Louis Post-Dispatch

STL County Council to discuss McCulloch’s pension at meeting

The St. Louis County Council will once again discuss retirement benefits for the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney at Tuesday’s scheduled meeting. Councilwoman Hazel Erby plans to introduce a substitute bill that will 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 packages to retain quality employees. Erby and others are now voicing concerns that it was specifically […]

Cardinals & St. Louis baseball writers team up to host annual bone marrow donor drive

ST. LOUIS, Mo., August 11, 2017 – For the second consecutive year, the St. Louis Cardinals, in conjunction with the St. Louis Baseball Writers and Be The Match, will host the #Join4Joe bone marrow donor drive at Busch Stadium on Saturday, September 9, to add individuals to the national registry and increase the chances of finding a donor match for those awaiting a life-saving bone marrow transplant.  The event was organized last season to honor […]

THE NEW YORK TIMES: Finding Love at Starbucks, With the Help of 84-Year-Old Cupids

When heartbreak struck Benjamin Hochman more than six years ago, with the death of his girlfriend, he didn’t know how he would recover. But time, a job change and fate conspiring in his favor allowed him to begin anew with Angela LaRocca, a vibrant woman he describes as “a human exclamation point.” Although they were both living in Clayton, Mo., a St. Louis suburb, the two met by chance at a neighborhood Starbucks in November […]