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Little chef big dreams

May 9, 2018

Little chef, big dreams Eight-year-old Little Chef DJ uses his passion for preparing food to contribute to healthy eating initiatives among children By Charlotte Beard “Never doubt that one person can make a difference.” That is a quote from Ingrid Newkirk the President for PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. This quote may…

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Staying safe behind the wheel

May 9, 2018

Staying safe behind the wheel A group of Liberty High School students create an event to inform the community on the dangers of distracted driving By Brett Auten A group of Liberty High School students quickly put together a community assembly where the focus was on the perils of distracted driving. The evening, tabbed “Take…

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Florissant’s Valley of Flowers Festival

May 2, 2018

In the Valley of Flowers Florissant’s Valley of Flowers Festival Celebrates the Muny’s 100th anniversary Since 1963, the Valley of Flowers Festival celebration has been the “first festival of spring” featuring a variety of events, including a superb parade.  This three-day celebration taking place May 4, 5 and 6, has activities for everyone.  It includes…

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Baby Kid Expo returns for 12th year

May 2, 2018

Baby Kid Expo returns for 12th year This annual event takes place at the St. Charles Convention Center and promises to be fun and informative for both kids and parents By Brett Auten It’s that time of year. The 12th Annual Baby Kid Expo will take place Saturday, May 12 at the St. Charles Convention…

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The St. Charles County Parks hosts rides

May 2, 2018

Night riders The St. Charles County Parks hosts monthly Friday Night Mountain Bike Rides for adventurous cyclists By Brett Auten It is an enticing twist on an age-old activity. The St. Charles County Parks are encouraging folks to load up their bikes, grab a light and helmet and hit the trails for some night riding. …

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City of Olivette offers summer camps

May 2, 2018

Happy campers City of Olivette offers a variety of summer camps to keep kids active and engaged while school is out By Charlotte Beard We are quickly approaching the end of the school year for K-12 students and parents will be looking for ways to occupy their children this summer. While some families are fortunate…

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Setting the stage

Apr 25, 2018

Setting the stage The St. Louis Black Repertory Theatre Company celebrates a long history of bringing diversity and accolades to the region’s performing arts scene By Charlotte Beard The largest, professional African-American theatre company in the nation and largest African-American performing arts organization in Missouri is coming upon the end of its 41st season the…

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Sounding the alarm for fire safety

Apr 25, 2018

Sounding the alarm for fire safety The St. Charles City Fire Department has partnered with the American Red Cross for the Sound the Alarm a program to install smoke detectors By Brett Auten According to the American Red Cross, every day, seven people die in home fires, most in homes that lack working smoke alarms.…

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New Trail Spanish Lake Park

Apr 19, 2018

Blazing a new trail A new $125,000 Family Trial is under construction in Spanish Lake Park thanks to the efforts of the St. Louis County Parks Foundation By Charlotte Beard This summer, residents in the surrounding areas of Spanish Lake Park will have the enjoyment of a new 1.4-mile Family Trail worth $125,000. The trail,…

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