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John April 15, 2014 at 01:23 pm
Well gee officer, I was throwing out some old stinky boxes my wife had in our garage and the nextRead More thing you know......
Geoff Burton April 15, 2014 at 04:05 pm
Nothing new there Black panther o Poetry the human race has been delving the depth of depravity forRead More eons. There are a lot of good people in our world, but unfortunately evil is hyper active
D Penta April 15, 2014 at 04:29 pm
It says Around Town but the headline is UTAH. Utah is not near Natick!! I think everyone should notRead More open an article on Patch unless they see their town's name in the headline. So If it doesn't say Natick, then we all know it is not LOCAL to the Natick Patch. The less clicks these Patch sites get, the fewer advertisers they will get and then perhaps they will realize if we want sensational news from across the country we'd go back to Patch's former owners AOL and the HuffPost! Those here from other Patch sites - I think you should do the same only click on articles that mention your community's name. No name. No click!
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Rebecca B October 9, 2013 at 09:20 am
AW Health Care is offering flu shots to the public. AW Health Care is located at 7208 Balson inRead More University City...near Balson and Midland. Flu shots are $25 with insurance card. But if you are on Medicare, the flu shot is FREE. WALK INS WELCOME. No appointment necessary. For more information, call (314) 726-5600 or visit us at www.AWHealthCare.com!
Bryanna Hampton October 9, 2013 at 10:40 am
Another reader shared that Eden Seminary in Webster Groves is offering flu shots this Friday. MoreRead More information and other listings can be found here: http://www.barnesjewish.org/Flu-Shots?gclid=CM_Nv_jt9rkCFYxcMgodGBgA8Q
Angela Creg October 10, 2013 at 10:35 am
Nursing Vaccination Specialists, Inc. 456 N New Ballas Rd. Ste. 342, St. Louis, MO 63141Read More Flu hotline: 314-569-3702 Hours: M-F 8:30 AM-4:00 PM, some evenings and weekends-see website (nursingspecialties.org) for locations/times Vaccines: Quadrivalent Flu Shot ($35), Trivalent Flu Shot ($25), Flu Nasal Spray ($35)
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Kim Brannan August 28, 2013 at 07:08 am
Candance -- Thanks for the plug for TONIGHT'S event ... should be a great time ...last year thisRead More event easily drew 400 people !! We had a great time ... don't forget to bring a lawn chair and ENJOY the band! KONA Ice - Hawaiian SnowCones will be on hand and Bunker's is BBQing Hot dogs and hamburgers! and yes, you may bring your coolers! Dress in your "Island Best" and win a prize and there are lots of give-aways for the kids! Thanks again, Kim from Stems!
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mehta_shital August 28, 2013 at 12:24 pm
Steve Ridling, To loose weight, you need to stay within 1200-1800 calories( women 1200-1500, menRead More 1500-1800) and exercise 30-60 minutes atleast 5 days per week. If you are still not loosing weight then consider seeing a dietitian who can closely evaluate your specific calorie needs based on your ht, wt, age, activity level and give you a meal plan more specific to your individual needs. Also some of the outpatient dietitians can measure your basal metabolic rate (it is a measure of calories burned by your body at resting state) to fine tune your daily caloric needs to loose weight.
mehta_shital August 28, 2013 at 12:45 pm
Suzie, You can go to the following websites for recipes and other diabetic related information:Read More www.diabetes.org; www. joslin.org; www.dlife.com; www.diabeticgourmet.com
mehta_shital August 28, 2013 at 01:04 pm
Suzie, As far as recipes for hiding vegetables in food for your autistic nephew, I would suggestRead More pureeing, mashing cooked vegetables or shredding the vegetables and hiding it in sauces, casseroles; juicing vegetables and fruits; making ice pops from 100% fruit & vegetable juice or home made juice. I dont work very closely with this patient population but below is a good resource to give you more help. The 10-Step Nutrition Plan to Help Treat Your Child's Autism, Asperger's or ADHD By Elizabeth Strickland, MS, RD, LD u
Scott Simon August 24, 2013 at 01:36 pm
Pretty pithy waste of electrons to produce dribble like this designed only for the purpose ofRead More selling advertising. Never mind trying to market the site based on quality and must-read content. God help us find real leadership instead of mindless blather about nothing.
Chris Mallie August 25, 2013 at 02:31 pm
Do you mean "drivel"? Or are you referring to the photo?
Check out this video of Karen Nickel, another of the five West Lake Landfill Facebook group administrators thanking the Pattonville Fire Board.
S McGowan August 22, 2013 at 09:12 am
I have to say this is a noble idea, but totally impracticle. The radioactive waste that isRead More burried at the bottom of this landfill, (which was placed there by prior owners and not the current owner of the landfill), is still a long way off from the location of the underground smoldering fire. The problem that none of these good people who are in essence yelling NOT IN MY BACKYARD - are not accepting is that the quantity that would have to be moved in staggering, and just where exactly do they intend to move this to? There is roughly 250,000 cubic yards of trash and radioactive waste in the West Lake site. So you have to come up with a place to put 250,000 cubic yards of hazardous waste - along with whatever material is needed to cover and protect it from spreading. Just exactly where are you going to dump this ecological gem? I am sure any new community is going to yell - NOT IN MY BACKYARD - just as loudly as you are. And you have to take it all, because how do you determine what trash has been contaminated with radiation, and what has not? Just how big a pile is this? 360 ft x 370 ft x 50 ft. or 2 1/4 football fields (including the endzones) stacked 50 ft high. And how many trucks would it take to get this out of the landfill? The largest tandem dump trucks you see on the highways holds up to 20 cubic yards. That would then require 12,500 truck loads - running down your city streets and highways with radioactive waste. Now there is a great idea. So you dig it up, (releasing radioactive dust into the air), and dump it into dump trucks,( you never see any dust or dirt coming out of them), and haul it down busy city streets and highways to some other location,(never an possiblilty of an accident on the highway), and creat a brand new pile of radioactive trash in some other community, (no chance they will protest you dumping your radioactive waste in their community.) I am sorry to say, the best sollution is to cap th is site with concrete, and leave the waste burried. If you are worried about the smoldering fire in the other landfill next to this one, then drill holes down between the two landfills ever 4 feet, and fill them with concrete. Then drill another set of hole between each of these columns, and fill them with concrete. Keep this up until you have a solid wall of concrete between the two landfills.
sharon Schiller August 19, 2013 at 08:12 am
Mouse races would be another fundraiser. For those of us living in Florissant-Valley of the FlowersRead More is still a big deal and a lot of us still set our chairsout and mark out our spots the night before for the parade which runs for a couple of hours. Are Lenten Fish Fries big in other cities?
MoDOT will host its next public meeting on I-270 Corridor in North County Tuesday.
Susan E. Bennett July 29, 2013 at 11:21 am
It is Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 4-7pm? Article doesn't state full date.
Candace Jarrett July 29, 2013 at 06:38 pm
It is tomorrow Susan.
Rachel Powers March 19, 2014 at 11:52 am
The virtual public meeting goes live today with a live chat with the team from 12 to 1. VisitRead More www.I-270north.org
Larry Boyd July 15, 2013 at 01:48 pm
Really, toy guns? I grew up an era when we played with toy guns, cap pistols, and Daisy rifles.Read More Did my generation grow up to be violent, I'm 64? No. My best guess is today some people have little respect for life and act on that belief.
G. Hu July 15, 2013 at 05:40 pm
Candace--isn't your son still learning to shoot at people even if the "water pistol" looksRead More like an animal?
Maggi Wulff July 15, 2013 at 10:40 pm
Larry, you are right. My brothers, in the forties, had not just toy guns but carried jackknives inRead More their pockets, to school and everywhere. All the boys did. My oldest brother later spent four years serving his country in the Korean War, my other brother ended up with a PhD and teaching in a Christian college. My two sons played with guns and wore camouflage play suits when they were kids.......both served their country in the service, as well as becoming outstanding citizens as adults afterwards. Fix the cause of violence, not the instrument that can be used for good or evil A belt can be used to hold up your pants or for child abuse, should we trade in our belts????
kirk backowski June 25, 2013 at 01:35 pm
Are there any plans to bring 109 to the north including N Eatherton into the 21st century any timeRead More soon?
Jordan Lanham June 25, 2013 at 01:39 pm
Thanks for the questions! Please make sure to ask on the Patch Pro article on Friday when Linda willRead More be checking it out!
BLT June 26, 2013 at 12:45 pm
What in the world is the problem with chesterfield? Turning North on to Clarkson from Baxter hasRead More about 30 pot holes that have been there for 7 months. You'd think with the tax rate of Chesterfield, they could get their act together. It's honestly pretty embarassing. Any updates?
mary christine moore March 29, 2013 at 12:44 am
my family lived on stoneham dr,in berkeley,. my mother died of overion cancer in 2006. my aunt andRead More uncle lived next door. my uncle had colan cancer and died last year of lung cancer. the man across the street died of lung cancer. his wife died of breast cancer. a girl up the street that i grew up with is in stage 4 overion cancer. have lost track of other old neighbborhood. a man i know who grew up in berkeley has prostrate cancer. many of my 1968 graduating class are dead od cancer.
mary christine moore March 29, 2013 at 02:04 pm
mary christine more,i also suffered from hormone troubles at an early age,38,and had a hystorectomyRead More at 38. my daughter also suffers from these hormone problems. my granddaughter has a learming dissabilliy. i have emphysema and so does my father. both my son and i have ADHD. not sure if any of this is related? lived on stoneham drive in berkekey. less than a mile from the airport dump. also walked back and forth to holy ghost school on airport rd,were my aunt tells me that these trucks that carried the waste,spill it from the trucks along the way on airport road. my sister has had various health problems her entie lif
Candace Jarrett March 29, 2013 at 03:29 pm
Mary, I'm very sorry to hear about your losses. When you people recall these cancer instances andRead More deaths, it's hard to believe there isn't a relation to what was going on at the time. I'm sure it makes you feel if it has to be something with regards to the area.