The Richmond Heights church, Church of the Living God, held a service for first responders Sunday afternoon at The Heights. Richmond Heights firefighters, EMS and police officers attended, as well as the church members.
Saint Mary Magdalen Catholic School Choir gathered in the Atrium at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital for the unveiling of their Tree of Hope and treasure chest filled with Messages of Hope for patients and their families during the holidays.
The Live Juke Joint Piano Bar — a reincarnation of Jive and Wail dueling pianos, which closed in the same location in Maplewood in 2010 — is set to open Wednesday at 5 p.m. It’s at the corner of Manchester Road and Sutton Boulevard.
Although I had planned two more posts on R.T. and company, I took a hard look at what’s left and if this computer interface is willing I’ll post it all in this the 7th and last one. I found the Kalb story very interesting and hope you all have as well.
The most-read post in 40 South News in the past seven days is about the home owner who managed to keep his house when Menards moved in: he’s doing fine. That’s followed by some Brentwood politics, then Maplewood business news.
The Brentwood Board of Aldermen, on Monday, in addition to passing a compensation bill for city employees, also discussed a a bill to amend the city’s ordinance relating to ‘Careful and Prudent Driving’. There was no vote; it was a first reading.
Small Business Saturday 2015 is coming soon — the Saturday following Thanksgiving — and the city of Maplewood has made it easy to find the small businesses in town with a Google map. Click on each business, on the map, to see its address, hours and any Small Business Saturday specials. The specials are listed here, too:
Real estate developer David Schlafly has bought another property in Maplewood. Last year he bought 7434 Manchester Road from Twenty Two Co. and leased it to Gus’s Fried Chicken, which is due to open soon.
The Richmond Heights City Council, Monday night (Nov. 16), approved issuance of a liquor license for a comedy club, currently under construction at the St. Louis Galleria.
Helium Comedy Club is scheduled to open before the holidays, City Manager Amy Hamilton told the council.
Brentwood Alderwoman Maureen Saunders sent an email to 40 South News Wednesday with a correction/further explanation on her comments at the board of aldermen meeting Monday where officials passed a compensation bill for city employees:
Mark your calendars for this year’s holiday season kickoff event! Festivities begin at 6 pm in Citizens National Bank Park with the grand lighting of the tree. There will be caroling, free carriage rides, hot chocolate, and more from merchant open houses. And don’t miss the arrival of Santa Claus – he’s coming to Maplewood!
Brentwood officials Monday night passed a bill to base city employees’ pay on the market — top pay would be set at 75 percent of 14 area comparator cities. Another bill removed employment longevity as a basis for raises. The bills will be in effect for 2016.
Fifth, sixth and seventh grade students from Saint Mary Magdalen, Saint Genevieve Dubois, Little flower and Our Lady of the Pillar filled the gym at Saint Genevieve Dubois School and had the privilege of talking to an astronaut on the International Space Station.
In response to an email to the Brentwood aldermen who’s terms expire in April 2016, one said he will seek re-election, one said he most likely will, one said she won’t, and one couldn’t say at the time. Filing for the spring ballot opens Dec. 15.
One alderman from each of Brentwood’s four wards will be elected in the April 5, 2016 municipal election. Ward 3 Alderman Andy Leahy is running for re-election, and sent the following to 40 South News for publication: