Saturday, May 18, 2013
If you haven't mowed your law recently, the City of Florissant is reminding residents to do it now.
With lots of rain and warm weather comes a problem, tall grass. The City of Florissant Public Works office as well as Mayor Tom Schneider’s office is reminding residents to mow their lawns. “We do understand with the wet weather it has been extremely difficult to find time to mow the yard,” the press release stated. “Our own Parks and Health departments have struggled to cut the various parks and properties we are responsible for. So we understand it takes a little more planning and scheduling to get the mowing done” However, several residents have called the public works office with concerns for their neighbor’s high grass, and city inspectors have been out in full force to notify residents of their tall grass. Grass that measures more …
We've compiled the resident and nonresident prices of North and Northwest County aquatic parks.
With the weather heating up and pool season preparing to get underway, we’re listing the fees for area aquatic facilities. Patch compiled a list of resident and nonresident fees for North County as well as Maryland Heights and Bridgeton. In the North County area, Florissant offers one of the lowest daily rates for nonresident, including $2 and $4 for child and youth, respectively and $6 for adults. The city also boasts one of the lowest season pass rates for families at $200. The summer pool season gets underway around Memorial Day and wraps up in August or no later than Memorial Day. To see where you’ll be spending your summer—both affordably and for fun—check out our informational chart below.
Also, a yogurt shop has a follow-up inspection scheduled for its issues.
Our restaurant inspections check out local eateries in Florissant and surrounding areas, including Creve Coeur, Maryland Heights and Hazelwood. Each week, Florissant Patch publishes information from the local restaurant inspections of St. Louis County Department of Health as well as their grade. Here are the latest restaurant inspection for the past 90 days: 54th Street Bar and Grill Address: 2895 N. Highway 67, Florissant Date of Inspection: May 9 Type of Inspection: Complaint Risk Factor: 3 Grade: 100-A Comments: Inspector received complaint that servers cleaned the tables and floors with the same towel and water and dishwasher doesn’t properly clean glassware and dishware. There was also a complaint that the cleaning bottles are …
Find movie reviews written by Patch blogger Mark Glass and showtimes for theaters in the St. Louis-area, including Florissant
Are you a movie buff? Or maybe you just enjoy the occasional dinner and a movie date? Either way, Patch would be thrilled to have you on board as a movie blogger! All you have to do is shoot a quick email to Ryan Martin at firstname.lastname@example.org. Star Trek: Into Darkness Patch Blogger Mark Glass: **** It’s time again to boldly go ... where tons of TV and movie cameras have gone before. Space. The final frontier. For context, this is the second feature film showing the original crew of the Enterprise in the beginning of their careers, in an alternate time line, allowing both overlaps and variations from the stories and characters that started the whole franchise. That allows Benedict Cumberbatch (best known as a contemporary Sherlock …
Patch has a round up of homes on the market in St. Louis and St. Charles counties.
Patch goes on a hunt for homes for sale in the area every week. This week, we’re spotlighting homes up for sale that cost less than $165,000. Click the links below to view photos of each house compliments AOL Real Estate. Florissant Maryland Heights Hazelwood St. Charles St. Peters O'Fallon Wentzville
Friday, May 17, 2013
St. Louis County Police said Linda Dupree, of Ferguson, took the man's cash and cell phone, and pulled a knife and pepper spray when the man confronted her.
A Ferguson woman robbed a North County man using a knife and pepper spray after a sexual encounter. Linda Dupree, 27, of the 1300 block of Ferguson Avenue in Ferguson, was charged Tuesday with first-degree robbery and armed criminal action. St. Louis County Police said the man and Dupree had sex at a home March 21 in the 4200 block of North Hanley Road near the North Hanley Metrolink Station. Between 8 p.m. and 8:40 p.m., Dupree then took $65 from the man’s pants pockets and took his cell phone from the dresser and put it in her coat, police reported. When the man confronted her, she pulled out pepper spray and a small knife, according to a court document. During a struggle, Dupree bit the man’s finger and cut his finger with the knife, …
We asked Florissant Patch Facebook readers if they decided to cool off with air or stick out the 90-degree weather.
With the weather apparently skipping spring and going straight from winter to summer, a lot of residents have had to make a difficult decision—to turn on the air conditioner or not? With temperatures reaching into the 90-degree range this past week, we asked readers on the Florissant Patch Facebook page whether they had turned on the air or made do through the hot temperatures. Of the 22 comments made on the post, 16 people had decided to turn on the air conditioner, but there did remain a few holdouts. Kevin Blair wrote, “Not yet, the basement feel like 65.” Along the same accord, Mike Bond posted, “No. Cool the house at night, close windows late morning. It did get warm [Wednesday].” Join Florissant Patch for more community news or join …
MoDOT expert Linda Wilson Horn is waiting in the comments to answer your traffic and road questions in the latest installment of Ask the Patch Pro.
It's time for another edition of Ask the Patch Pro, where each week we tackle a different topic and open up the comments section for questions. Our team of experts stop in to help you out and answer your questions. This week, Patch teamed up with the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) to answer your road, construction and traffic questions. MoDOT Community Relations Coordinator Linda Wilson Horn has agreed to help us out this week. She will answer questions in the comment section of Patch today between noon and 4 p.m. Have a question? Ask below!
Check out what's being sold around Florissant and Hazelwood this weekend.
With the weather finally stabilizing into a warmer trend, garage and yard sales might be a good place to take in the environment. Below you'll find garage, yard and estate sale information for Florissant and Hazelwood, which have been gathered through Craigslist. Are you holding a yard, garage, moving or estate sale this weekend, too? Make sure you let us know by uploading your sale to our events calendar.
The Ferguson-Florissant School District Board of Education wants community input before making decisions regarding the district's future. The district faces as much as a $10 million budget shortfall.
The Ferguson-Florissant School District has begun surveying the community to get a better sense of the community’s wants and needs for the district. The 50-question survey will be used to guide the future of the district, according to a district press release. With the district facing as much as a $10 million shortfall, the Ferguson-Florissant Board of Education is wanting more input from the community on its programs, schools and opinions on the possibility of a tax increase. The survey asks respondents such questions as quality of education, value of tax dollars, safety of schools and district performance. The survey will be open to community members for two weeks. After the two-week period, the board will review and analyze the results …