Posts by Community News

The business of learning

The business of learning Center for Advanced Professional Studies gives high school students business-world experience By Brett Auten Albert Einstein said, “The only source of knowledge is experience,” and area students are getting an upfront look at the real-world workforce thanks to a program that launched this semester.  Center for Advanced Professional Studies (or better…

Read More

Investing in education

Investing in education Normandy schools to build a new early childhood and kindergarten center and change its elementary school model By Sara Hardin A new early childhood and kindergarten center is coming to Normandy schools, along with a brand new configuration for its elementary school model. The changes come after the unanimous approval of the…

Read More

Have a safe Halloween

Help little ghosts and princesses have a safe and happy Halloween By Kyle Gains While many still cite Christmas or Thanksgiving as their favorite holiday, it’s undeniable that Halloween has grown steadily in popularity over the years. What was once a one-night event, homemade costumes has transformed into a month-long celebration of all things that…

Read More

Early detection for cancer

Early detection for prostate and breast cancers truly is your best medicine By Rick L. Stevens Every fall my wife, Malette, and I are reminded of the importance of getting screened for prostate and breast cancers. And with those reminders come reflections of those we know, some very dear to us, who have been affected…

Read More

A lifetime of service

Celebrated senior has spent her life healing others both physically and spiritually By Sara Hardin St. Andrew’s Resources for Seniors is celebrating its 15th annual Ageless-Remarkable St. Louisans Gala on Oct. 28 at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch. The event honors those over the age of 75 who dedicate their time and…

Read More

Giving back

Central Fire and Rescue captain has spent his life in service of the community By Brett Auten Doug Raines has always followed his heart. If there is a cause, a foundation, a fundraiser, pretty much anything to better the community or an individual, he is the first to raise his hand and volunteer.  Service is…

Read More

Shelter from the storm

St. Louis County is among the most recent recipients of an American Kennel Club Pet Disaster Relief trailer By Sara Hardin In the midst of rebuilding from the destruction left behind by this year’s hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the importance of disaster preparedness echoes more clearly than ever throughout the affected areas. Among the groups…

Read More

A gift of the past

Community News donates archives to State Historical Society of Missouri By Brett Auten Consider it a gift that is a window into the past. This month, the Community News donated a treasure trove of history – nearly 40 years’ worth of past issues – to the State Historical Society of Missouri. The bound books have…

Read More

The connection between healthcare and education

The connection between healthcare and education By Angela Clabon Myrtle Hilliard Davis Comprehensive Health Centers, Inc. recently partnered with Diversity Telehealth, a company specializing in telemedicine, in an effort to close the health care access gap in disadvantaged communities across the St. Louis Region. To accomplish this goal, high-grade medical tech has been introduced to…

Read More

Honoring a local hero

Honoring a local hero Ritenour High School’s Hall of Fame inducts nationally renowned U.S. Army veteran By Sara Hardin A very special inductee to Ritenour High School’s Hall of Fame was honored with a ceremony at the school on Friday, Sept. 15. Sgt. 1st Class Cory Remsburg, who graduated from the school in 2001, was…

Read More