Tuesday, April 2, 2013
HSD in partnership with Allied Waste held several e-waste recycling drives where the community could get rid of unwanted electronics.
Just about 34,803 pounds of electronic trash will not end up in an area landfill, and it because of the Hazelwood School Districts (HSD) efforts to encourage the community to consider recycling. HSD partnered with Republic Services during the winter to collect 34,803 pounds of electronics during its community electronic waste recycling drives. In an effort to make recycling more accessible to the community, events where held on three separate days, at three different Hazelwood schools. “I am extremely pleased with the recycling turnout and the community helping to reduce its carbon footprint,” Kevin Cross, HSD director of purchasing and supplier diversity said in a statement. Everyone was encouraged to drop off outdated, unused and …
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Florissant Police said Barry Anderson and another man broke into homes on Sir Christopher Lane and Santiago Drive.
A man faces criminal charges on two burglaries in Florissant in February. Barry Anderson, 26, of the 5700 block of Cates Avenue in St. Louis, was charged March 2 with two counts each of second-degree burglary and felony theft. Florissant Police said Anderson acted with another man on both burglaries. Charges have not yet been filed on the second suspect. Feb. 1, the two entered a home in the 3000 block of Sir Christopher Lane and stole designer purses, a laptop, a flat-screen television and an iPad, police said. On Feb. 15, police reported that Anderson acted as a lookout as the other man entered a home in the 2900 block of Santiago Drive and stole a PlayStation 3, a flat-screen TV and a computer. Anderson posted 10 percent of a $20,000 …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The burglary, which included others, was between 8:30 p.m. Jan. 4 and 12:30 a.m. Jan. 5 in the 400 block of Countryside Drive, according to Florissant Police.
A man broke into a home and stole several electronic items Jan. 4 from a Florissant home, police said. Deandre McClelland, 20, of the 1000 block of Derhake Road in Florissant, was charged Thursday with second-degree burglary and felony theft. Florissant Police said McClelland and others broke into a home in the 400 block of Countryside Drive in Florissant between 8:30 p.m. Jan. 4 and 2 a.m. Jan. 5. They stole a desktop computer, a laptop computer, a digital camera and 200 mm lens, a PlayStation 3, a PlayStation 2, three video games, a camcorder and a Nintendo game system, police said. The stolen properties’ value was estimated at more than $5,000. McClelland was being held in St. Louis County jail on Friday. Bail was set at $25,000. For …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Our panel of experts are waiting in the comments to answer your 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 we're talking all about electronics. It's the season of giving and chances are, you probably have some fancy technology to cross off your holiday shopping lists. Patch wants to help find the answers to all your questions about Blue-ray players, iPads, smartphones and television sets, but we needed a little help. We've compiled a team of experts to help us out. Meet the experts: If you have a technology related questions, ask below in our comment section and one of our experts will answer! If you consider yourself a …
Monday, November 26, 2012
Patch is looking for experts who can talk electronics and share their expertise this week.
It's the season of giving and chances are, you probably have some fancy technology to cross off your holiday shopping lists. Patch wants to help find the answers to all your questions about Blue-ray players, iPads, smartphones and television sets, but we need a little help. In the latest edition of "Ask the Patch Pro" we need local experts who can answer readers' questions and offer advice. If you are a local techie or consider yourself an expert and can answer these questions and more, let us know two ways. One: You can leave a comment on this post. Two: You can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We need experts to answer questions on Thursday, Nov. 29. Curious as to what we are looking for? Take a look at some of our previous …
Friday, November 9, 2012
A man and a juvenile burglarized two homes east of Black Jack on Oct. 31, police said.
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- Joe Scott
Friday, November 9, 2012
A witness spotted an 18-year-old North County man and a juvenile carrying televisions from a residence in unincorporated North County just east of Black Jack last week, police said. St. Louis County Police said officers arrested the men a short while later, and discovered the burglary was the pair’s second of the day. Cornelius A. Marion, 18, of the 6300 block of Serrano Drive in North County, was charged with two counts each of second-degree burglary and felony stealing. The juvenile also is being charged. St. Louis County Police said the two broke into a home in the 6600 block of Lakeside Hills Drive at about 7:30 a.m. Oct. 31 and stole a Dell laptop computer valued at $700. At about 12:10 p.m. the same day, they broke into a home in the…
Friday, November 2, 2012
Florissant Police said they tracked down the scam artists after lifting fingerprints from a fake iPad.
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- Joe Scott
Friday, November 2, 2012
Two men from Mississippi approached a woman in the Quick Trip gas station parking lot in Hazelwood and told they would sell her iPads and other electronic equipment. Instead, she got a box with two photo frames made to look like iPads, a computer box with a wooden cutting board inside, and a box filled with bubble wrap and a USB cord. They took her $800. Robert D. Williams, 28, of Jackson, MS, was charged Tuesday with physically taking property; Jarrod Buchanan, 25, also of Jackson, MS, was charged Oct. 11 with the same charge. Florissant Police said after the men approached her at the QT at 7400 North Lindbergh, the woman them follow her to Schnucks grocery store at 13987 New Halls Ferry Road in Florissant, where she withdrew money from …
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
A few area garage sales this week benefit charities.
It is commonly said that one person's trash is another's treasure, so garage, yard, moving and estate sales are the perfect places to find treasures you may (or may not) be looking to discover. Every week, Patch tracks down five sales happening throughout St. Louis County that might be of interest to our readers. This week, with the help of Craigslist and YardSaleSearch.com, we've found four garage sales and one yard sale that offer everything from dog supplies to electronics. Address: 101 Pebblebrook Ct., Creve Coeur Time, day: 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday Items for sale include: Books, CDs, electronics, golf equipment, living room furniture, Pampered Chef items, stereo speakers and tools Address: 1370 E. Duchesne Dr., Florissant Time, day: 6 a…
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
This week's Florissant area garage sales offer clothing for the whole family.
It is commonly said that one person's trash is another's treasure, so garage, yard, moving and estate sales are the perfect places to find treasures you may (or may not) be looking to discover. Every week, Patch tracks down five sales happening throughout St. Louis County that might be of interest to our readers. This week, with the help of Craigslist and YardSaleSearch.com, we've found three garage sales, one moving sale and one rummage sale that offer everything from clothing to a color printer. Address: 9801 Olive Blvd., Creve Coeur Time, day: 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday Items for sale include: books, clothing, electronics, furniture, housewares, holiday decorations, jewelry and linens Important notes: This is a rummage sale at St. Paul's…
Friday, December 17, 2010
We track down 10 must-have gadgets and toys for kids of all ages.
Whether you love dressing up dolls, challenging your family to an epic board game tournament or kicking back with some music or movies in your free time, Florissant-area businesses have gift items that provide for endless hours of entertainment and fun. 1. What little girl doesn't dream of growing up and becoming a princess? Macy's at Jamestown Mall is selling a Disney Princess Favorite Moments set for $29.99 that allows girls to play with Cinderella, Belle, Ariel and Sleeping Beauty and dress them up. 2. The JCPenney Outlet at Jamestown Mall has the boys covered with one of the Nerf guns from the popular "N-Strike" line of toys. The N-Strike "Maverick Rev-6" is being sold there for $14.99. 3. Board games are always a great way for …