Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Freshman Clare Blase plans to ride in the 15-mile Oct. 7 race to raise money for the very disease she has. Can you help her get the yellow jersey?
Clare Blase, a freshman at Nerinx Hall High School, knows the importance of the upcoming St. Louis Pedal the Cause event, which raises money for cancer research. That's because the 14-year-old has firsthand experience with the disease. Clare, who lives in Shrewsbury, is battling adrenocortical carcinoma, which is a very aggressive cancer, said Cindy Blase, Clare's mom. Only one in 3 million people are diagnosed with the rare form of cancer, which affects the adrenal gland. “Pedal the Cause gives me hope,” Clare said. “To me, hope means that I can look forward to being around the people I love for a long time. We need to find a cure so parents don’t have to hear the sad news that their child has cancer.” Last year, Clare attended Pedal the …
Monday, July 16, 2012
Webster Groves police arrested an Affton man for stealing a GPS unit earlier this month in Shrewsbury.
On a traffic stop, Webster Groves police arrested an Affton man after finding a Garmin GPS device that had been stolen from Shrewsbury, according to the Shrewsbury Police Department The owner of the GPS, who reported the device missing on July 6, said it had been stolen from an unlocked 1995 Nissan Altima parked in the 90 block of Sandau Ave. some time in the last month, Shrewsbury police said. Three other potential suspects have been identified, and two have been questioned by police. The investigation is ongoing.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
The 17-year-old teen is one of four of a group suspected in a string of recent armed robberies in parking lots of nearby shopping centers.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
The 17 year old is believed to be involved with a group who held up women in store parking lots in Shrewsbury, Crestwood and Mehlville.
Crestwood police have arrested a man they believe is connected to a string of armed robberies that included a purse snatching last Tuesday in the parking lot of the Mackenzie Pointe Dierbergs in Shrewsbury. See previous story: Police Release Photos of Suspects in Tuesday's Dierbergs Parking Lot Holdup The 17 year old was arrested without incident in the 3800 block of Wyoming in St. Louis City. The suspect will not be identified until formal charges are filed with the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office. (Stay up-to-date on breaking news in your community by signing up for the Webster Groves Patch newsletter for free.) Two similar incidents occurred at the Crestwood Kohl's on May 12 and at the Mehlville Kmart on May 11. In all …
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
The four men are suspected in a string of armed robberies in Shrewsbury, Mehlville, Crestwood and North County.
St. Louis County police have released photos of four individuals they suspect of robbing a victim at gunpoint Tuesday afternoon at the Mackenzie Pointe Dierbergs parking lot and on Friday morning at the Kmart on Lemay Ferry Road. One suspect is described as a black male in his 20s, approximately 5 feet, 9 inches tall with short hair and eyeglasses. The other three are described as black males in their late teens or early 20s. The men also are suspected in connection with robberies in North County and Crestwood, police said. The suspects have been seen driving a dark green, early 2000 four-door Chevrolet Impala with a sunroof and spoiler. The Mackenzie Pointe victim had just exited her automobile when the Impala, drove up next to her, …
Friday, April 6, 2012
Adults donning bunny ears and team t-shirts turned out to search for hidden treats as part of the Webster Groves, Kirkwood, Shrewsbury Easter Egg Hunt.
Adults armed with flashlights and Easter baskets searched for prize-filled eggs last Friday as part of the Webster Groves, Kirkwood and Shrewsbury Adult Easter Egg Hunt. The event, which was co-sponsored by the Webster Groves, Kirkwood and Shrewsbury parks departments, was held at Kirkwood Park this year. Local merchants donated prizes for the event. Click through the gallery to see some fun photos from the event. More photos are available on the Webster Groves Parks and Recreation Department's Facebook page. Did you take photos at the event? Upload them to this article and tell us who is in the pic!
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Meanwhile, Hibachi Grill Supreme Buffet in Webster Groves, which is less than 3 miles away, is scheduled to open possibly sometime next week.
If you are looking for Chinese, Japanese, Italian or American food, or sushi, you'll have no problem finding it in the Shrewsbury and Webster Groves areas. The Webster Groves, Shrewsbury, Rock Hill Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday for the Mackenzie Pointe complex's new Teppanyaki Grill and Buffet at 7289 Watson Rd. in Shrewsbury. Meanwhile, Hibachi Grill Supreme Buffet in Webster Groves, which is located at 8925 Watson Rd., is scheduled to open possibly sometime next week. It is about five minutes and less than 3 miles from Teppanyaki Grill. It offers Japanese, Chinese and American cuisine. Teppanyaki occupies the space that once held Hometown Buffet. It is part of a chain of restaurants from New York and …
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Amie Koenen, the principal at St. Michael the Archangel School, will serve as the president of the new Catholic school system.
Affton's Seven Holy Founders parish school may soon join the consolidation planned for three other local Catholic schools. The new Holy Cross Academy school system will include students from Annunciation in Webster Groves, Our Lady of Providence in Crestwood and St. Michael the Archangel in Shrewsbury. Representatives from the three parishes announced that they were combining the schools last fall. Under the current plan, the St. Michael and Our Lady of Providence campuses will serve students in kindergarten through fifth-grade. The Annunciation campus will become the academy's middle school serving sixth- through eighth-grade students. After the plan was announced, the Seven Holy Founders school board inquired about joining the new system…
The organization is now called the Webster Groves, Shrewsbury, Rock Hill Area Chamber of Commerce.
The Webster Groves, Shrewsbury, Rock Hill Area Chamber of Commerce. That's the new name of the non-profit business group, which was established in 1937. The new name may seem a little long, but it now reflects all of the cities the chamber serves, including Rock Hill. For years, it had called the Webster Groves-Shrewsbury Area Chamber of Commerce. Rebecca Olson, the chamber's president, said Rock Hill Mayor Daniel DiPlacido had approached her and asked to have the city's name added to the chamber's name. She spoke to the board about it, which approved the name change. During the February membership meeting, DiPlacido was asked what he liked about the Webster Groves, Shrewsbury, Rock Hill Area Chamber of Commerce. He said, "I like the Rock …
Friday, March 2, 2012
The cookies go on sale this weekend in Webster Groves, Warson Woods and Shrewsbury. Which cookie is your favorite? Vote in the poll below!
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Friday, March 2, 2012
Cookies from the Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri will be on sale at several area businesses beginning this afternoon. The famous cookies will be available this weekend and next weekend at Dierbergs at 9901 Manchester Rd. in Warson Woods, Dierbergs at 7233 Watson Rd. in Shrewsbury, Walgreens at 8571 Watson Rd. in Webster Groves and Straub's in Webster Groves. Here are the dates and times: Friday, March 2 Dierbergs in Warson Woods and Shrewsbury from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, March 3 Sunday, March 4 Friday, March 9 Saturday March 10 Sunday, March 11 The cookies will be on sale throughout the St. Louis area. You can use the cookie booth locator on the Girl Scouts of America website to find other locations.