Week in Review: 190 Foot Tower Coming to Hazelwood, $1 Million Lotto Ticket Sold in Florissant and the White House Profiles NoCo Colleges
We know you're busy, so here's a roundup of some of the recent stories featured on Florissant and Hazelwood Patch sites.
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In case you missed them, here were some of the top headlines from Florissant and Hazelwood Patch sites over the last few days:
A 190-Foot Emergency Communications Tower Is Coming to Hazelwood:The need for the tower was recognized after communication failures during 9-11, Hazelwood fire officials say.
Man Charged With Molesting Girl in Florissant: Florissant Police said 19-year-old Terrell Moore subjected a girl less than 12 years old to sexual contact.
Hazelwood Schools Delivers 1,800 Flu Shots to Students: The number doesn't includes those provided to staff, but Hazelwood School District administrators say there has been a strategic effort to keep everyone healthy.
Florissant Ward 4 Election is a One-Man Race: Jeff Caputa is the sole candidate to replace former Councilman Keith English.
Hazelwood Police Take the Polar Plunge: HPD's team joined hundreds jumping into snowy and icy water at Creve Coeur Lake for the 2013 Polar Plunge benefiting the Special Olympics of Missouri over the weekend.
$1 Million Winning Lotto Ticket Sold in Florissant: That ticket was purchased at Shop 'N Save at 175 Flower Valley Shopping Center in Florissant. The winning numbers were: 15, 16, 46, 50 and 58.
Mayors' Shamrock Ball Expands, Includes Ferguson Mayor: In the past, the annual event benefitting Valley Industries Sheltered Workshop included mayors from Hazelwood, Florissant and Blackjack.
Two Ferguson-Florissant Board Members Face Challenges in April: Charles "Chuck" Henson and Leslie Hogshead will have to fight off two other opponents to retain their seats.
Tractor Trailer Blocks All Lanes Eastbound I-270 in Hazelwood: The truck was stuck in a horizontal position in Thursday's snow and had traffic backed up for some time.
Ferguson-Florissant Board Weighs Cuts, Costs for 2013-14 Budget: The board listened to its budget task force, which gave ideas for savings between $3 and $10 million.
2013-14 Hazelwood School District Calendar Set: It appears students will begin school on August 12, 2013 and end May 30, 2014.
Florissant-Native Featured on Mizzou Tigers' Athletic Website: Melanie Donaldson says her competitive nature will fit right in with the Missouri Tigers' women's soccer team.
Hazelwood Schools Realizing Operating Budget Surplus: The Hazelwood School District was awarded grants, combined with cost saving methods have put the district in a surplus position, even with added safety measures.
North County-Area Colleges Profiled by White House: New searchable database identifies how schools perform on cost, graduation and loan defaults. See how schools such as University of Missouri-St. Louis rated.