Category: St. Louis County

RELEASE: Cardinals Yadier Molina to host fundraising dinner in STL to help hurricane victims in Puerto Rico

Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina and Foundation 4, a non-profit organization founded by Yadier and his wife Wanda Torres in 2010, will host a charity dinner event called Rums of Puerto Rico presents Flavors of Puerto Rico in St. Louis, Mo. on Thursday, June 14, 2018 starting at 6 p.m. at Windows on Washington. The proceeds from this event will benefit victims of hurricane María in Puerto Rico. “We have been very active in helping hurricane […]

STL County Council could approve legislation that asks area voters whether or not they support a tax regarding Saint Louis Zoo subdistrict

Legislation that would put on this year’s ballot a question asking whether or not voters approve of a tax that helps pay for the care of Saint Louis Zoo animals at a zoological subdistrict is up for final passage at the St. Louis County Council meeting on Tuesday. The legislation, which is sponsored by County Councilmembers Rochelle Walton Gray and Pat Dolan, would call for the holding of a election on Nov. 6 in St. […]

Clayton Board of Aldermen to certify election results, swear in new members

The Clayton Board of Aldermen will meet in regular session Tuesday night, saying goodbye to one longtime board member and welcoming a new one. The board is set to certify the April 3 municipal election results and swear in its new members beginning at 7 p.m. at city hall. Local attorney Bridget McAndrew took the open seat in Clayton’s Ward 3. Her second attempt to serve on the Clayton Board of Alderman bore fruit, as […]

C-SPAN and Spectrum to honor local student documentary directors

C-SPAN and Spectrum will visit a variety of St. Louis region schools starting Wednesday to celebrate winners for C-SPAN’s annual student video documentary competition. Both C-SPAN and Spectrum will celebrate students efforts in the documentary competition, StudentCam which announced the winners in March. During their visit both companies will present StudentCam certificates of merit to Clayton High School, Kirkwood High School, and Liberty High School on April 25. Since 2006, the public affairs network has […]

RELEASE: Cardinals homestead highlights (Friday, April 20—Thursday, April 26)

After a winning road trip in Cincinnati and Chicago, the Cardinals return to Busch Stadium for their second homestand of the season.  The six-game homestand kicks off with a three-game series against the Cincinnati Reds (April 20-22) and concludes with three games versus the New York Mets (April 24-26).  The homestand is highlighted by six promotional giveaways, including a Dexter Fowler bobblehead and a Kids Yadier Molina “Player’s Weekend” jersey, and five theme nights. Friday, […]

RELEASE: Brain scans may help diagnose neurological, psychiatric disorders

There are no laboratory tests to diagnose migraines, depression, bipolar disorder and many other ailments of the brain. Doctors typically gauge such illnesses based on self-reported symptoms and behavior. Now, a new study shows that a kind of brain scan called functional connectivity MRI (fcMRI) – which shows how brain regions interact – can reliably detect fundamental differences in how individual brains are wired. As such, the technique potentially could be used to distinguish healthy […]

RELEASE: Ameren Corporation First Quarter 2018 Earnings Webcast May 9, 2018

ST. LOUIS, April 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Warner L. Baxter, chairman, president and CEO of Ameren Corp. (NYSE:AEE), will join Martin J. Lyons, executive vice president and CFO of Ameren Corp., to discuss first quarter 2018 earnings, earnings guidance and other matters in a conference call with financial analysts on Wednesday, May 9, at 9 a.m. Central Time (10 a.m. Eastern Time). The call will be broadcast live over the Internet on AmerenInvestors.com. Supporting materials for the call will be posted in […]

Clayton attorney disbarred by Missouri Supreme Court for mishandling client’s nonprofit funds

A St. Louis County attorney accused of mishandling a payment due to a nonprofit foundation has been disbarred by the Missouri Supreme Court. Corinne Darvish, who has been practicing at her own law firm since 2002 with offices located at 8151 Clayton Road in Clayton, previously was disciplined for violating the rule governing safekeeping of client property in 2016 and suspended for failing to pay taxes in 2009. She did not return a phone message by press […]

RELEASE: World’s largest chess piece unveiled at the World Chess Hall of Fame in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS — The World Chess Hall of Fame unveiled the newest world record for the largest chess piece, certified by Guinness World Records. The record-breaking king chess piece stands 20 feet tall with a base of 9 feet, 2 inches, and is an exact scale replica of the black Staunton King piece used in the inaugural Sinquefield Cup held at the Saint Louis Chess Club annually since 2013. “This year marks the 10th anniversary of […]

RELEASE: TricoBraun expands Board of Directors

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — TricorBraun, a global packaging solutions leader and a portfolio company of AEA Investors, today announced that it has expanded its board of directors with the appointment of Manuel J. Perez de la Mesa. Perez de la Mesa joins David W. Bullock and Robert E. Hill, Jr. as independent directors on the 10-member board. “With their broad strategic backgrounds and distinguished track records, Manny, Dave and Robert undoubtedly strengthen our board’s breadth of […]