Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The Red Cross, Salvation Army and other organizations have made it easy to contribute to the recovery effort after a tornado ripped through Oklahoma City and its suburbs.
Americans across the country are reacting with shock to the devastation caused by a 2-mile wide tornado in Oklahoma. Dozens have died, and President Barack Obama has declared the path of the tornado a major disaster area. If you would like to help, you can do so from your computer or mobile device right now. Patch will be posting stories of locals who are working to help victims from afar. If you know of someone local was affected by the tornado or who is working to help the victims, please contact your local editor. See related on Patch:
Sunset Hills Police reports, May 11-20
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Seniors Tiffany Lee and Vidhan Srivastava each earned a $2,500 scholarship.
Lindbergh High School seniors Vidhan Srivastava and Tiffany Lee have been selected as winners of National Merit $2,500 Scholarships, the Lindbergh School District announced in a news release. Six Lindbergh seniors were named semifinalists last fall. Lee was one of two Missouri high school students to be honored as a 2013 U.S. Presidential Scholar. She also earned perfect scores on her ACT and SAT. Learn more about the scholarship, from the Lindbergh School District: "The 2,500 National Merit $2,500 Scholarships are the awards for which every finalist is considered. Winners are named in every state, in numbers based on the state’s percentage of the nation’s graduating high school seniors. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation’s own …
Fountain View Assisted Living, a residential community and part of Friendship Village Sunset Hills, hosted the Young At Art Show, the fourth annual art show.
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When Grace Mehan's father began decorating her bus stop, who could know it would become a symbol of joy and understanding throughout the community?
About this sponsorship: In honor of the 60th anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary’s historic ascent of Mount Everest, Patch and Grape-Nuts are teaming up to highlight those who inspire people around them to climb their own mountains. Grace's Glendale Bus Stop got its start when a young lady, Grace Mehan, who has Down Syndrome, wanted to take the bus on her own. The bus stop was in a dangerous location, so dad Tom Mehan decorated and built a bench for the bus stop. That singular act took on a life of its own and spread joy and compassion throughout the local community and beyond. Here, Grace's mother, Colleen Mehan, shares the story of Grace's Glendale Bus Stop with Patch readers. Q: What’s the biggest challenge you’ve taken on? A: In general…
The list of St. Louis County Police Department's Most Wanted fugitives.
The St. Louis County Police Department regularly maintains a list of its most wanted fugitives. The list is updated as fugitives are apprehended. It currently includes suspects wanted for child kidnapping, domestic assault, armed criminal action, rape, robbery and abuse of a child. Among them is Deshawn A. Brown, pictured here. He is wanted on a charge of abuse of a child. His last known address is in St. Louis. To provide information on the whereabouts of Brown or anyone on the 10 Most Wanted list, call the St. Louis County Police Department's Confidential Tip Line at 314-615-4692 or the St. Louis Regional Crimestoppers at 866-371-8477 (TIPS). See the full St. Louis County Police Department Most Wanted list.
Monday, May 20, 2013
Take a peek inside the new restaurant opening in Kirkwood Station Plaza Monday.
Crushed Red is wrapping up preparations to open in Kirkwood's Station Plaza. The restaurant is the second location in St. Louis, next to the parent Crushed Red in Clayton. Powell Kalish with Crushed Red told Patch the restaurant would open Monday, serving up create-your-own salads, soups, pizzas and "shareables" (appetizers). Kalish said they will also serve beer and wine, and host happy hours. Take a look at Crushed Red's menu here. Crushed Red will be open at 140 South Kirkwood Road Sunday-Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday-Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The space was formerly occupied by Pazzo's Pizza, closing its doors in January after about a year in business. Prior to Pazzo's, La Salsa and Johnny Rocket's also had a try at …
Here are local job opportunities we found this week.
Who’s Hiring: Ideal Image Visit here to find other jobs near Crestwood and Sunset Hills on CareerBuilder. Who’s Hiring: Esse Health Who’s Hiring: Laclede Groves Who’s Hiring: Best Buy Who’s Hiring: Fox C-6 School District
Patch is teaming up with Tony Pringle, part owner and hairstylist at Metro Design Studio Salons, this week to get all of your questions answered.
Patch wants to help find the answers to all your questions about hair styling, cuts, coloring and more. That's why this week, we are teaming up with Tony Pringle, part owner and hairstylist at Metro Design Studio Salons, to get all of your questions answered. In the latest edition of "Ask the Patch Pro," Tony Pringle will answer readers' questions in the comment section of the Patch sites on Thursday, May 23. Get your questions ready and look for the Patch Pro article that is published on Thursday morning. More about Tony Pringle: Tony Pringle, a 31+ year veteran of the cosmetology industry, is a co-owner and hairstylist/makeup artist at Metro Design Studio Salons, a unique concept in the St. Louis cosmetology industry that offers …
Yes, Mondays can be tough. Need some help?
Are Mondays really so tough? Well, yes, they can be. Here, though, is to keeping things in perspective. For more than a month now, Patch and Grape-Nuts have teamed up to present stories about your neighbors, neighbors who have faced challenges that would seem insurmountable to many of us. But not to the people we've featured in this series, Journeys. Not surprisingly, the stories have generated dozens of comments on Patch and on Facebook: "Great story..." "Thanks for sharing..." "So wonderfully inspiring..." And, so, here they are again. Great stories shared to inspire. Take a look at what these people have faced. Then click on the story to see their responses. And feel better about your tough Monday. _________ Couple Feeds 100,000 …