Archive for February 2018

Pallottine Renewal Center Florissant

Finding ‘Renewal’ in Florissant Pallottine Renewal Center offers retreat space for the mind, the body and the spirit By Charlotte Beard St. Louis is rich in history as is its towns. However, a lot of the city’s treasures are tucked away in areas where many of its residents are unaware. One such treasure is found…

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Horses on Patrol

St. Charles officers mount up The St. Charles City Police Department Mounted Patrol Unit is a small, but effective force when interacting with the community By Brett Auten Consider them St. Charles City’s four-legged comrades.  The Mounted Patrol Unit is a small but versatile component to the St. Charles City Police Department. There are just…

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Treating Varicose Veins

When is the best time to treat varicose veins? Varicose Veins affect up to 40% of women and 18% of men in the United States.  Varicose veins are caused when the valves in the leg veins stop working properly.  The blood is not able to move upward toward the heart and circulate causing the blood…

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Note from the Editor

You might notice some changes this week in your Community News. First of all, we’ve changed our size. We have adopted a sleek, modern, reader-friendly newsprint size that will increase our visibility on newsstands and eliminate the fold. This move allows us to not only conserve newsprint, but it improves the presentation of our award-winning…

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Francis Howell School District

Francis Howell School District looks towards the future By Dr. Mary Hendricks-Harris In January, the Francis Howell School District officially launched our new Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS). FHSD has partnered with Spectrum/Charter to create a program where students will gain professional skills in high demand, high skill technology solutions careers such as software…

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Giving benefits the giver

Giving also benefits the giver By Larry Brown The strange phenomena associated with true and uncoerced giving is that the more you give, it seems that the more you receive! As the recipient of your generosity thanks you for being so kind and thoughtful, you, no doubt, feel really good as you observe the expression…

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Bobby Norfolk Local Entertainer

An entertaining educator Former host of ‘Gator Tales” looks back at a career of combining education, entertainment and storytelling in St. Louis By Charlotte Beard St. Louis is rich with talent, especially in the arts. Among this talent is St. Louis native and winner of three regional Emmy awards – Bobby Norfolk. Norfolk, who was…

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Racing to fight diseases

Racing to fight muscle diseases Family and friends bring community together to battle diseases like Muscular Dystrophy By Olivia Holler Night at the Races is an event to raise money for people affected by muscular diseases in the St. Louis area. My family and my neighbors, the Hawn family, are one of the many families…

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