Friday, April 26, 2013
A MO Department of Health and Senior Services employee admits her department does not have the means to execute a true and effective survey to determine a NoCo cancer cluster.
The James J. Eagan Community Center played host to a room of people who said they aren't giving up or backing down, Thursday night. "The federal government has poisoned us and it's their responsibility to take care of us," Kim Thone Visintine, who grew up in the area, said. She along with other North County residents, past and current, filled the gymnasium to listen to governmental agencies update remediation and other efforts related to radioactive waste dumped in the area and spread through Coldwater Creek, as well as groundwater. Some of those in attendance no longer live in the area. Visintine drove from Detroit, Mich., to be at the meeting. The defining moment of the meeting was when Cherri Bysinger spoke. Bysinger is with the …
Friday, January 4, 2013
The man broke into the Pasta House restaurant at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport and raided the bar.
A man was arrested by Lambert-St. Louis International Airport security agents after he broke into a closed Pasta House restaurant, leaving his cell phone and alcohol-soaked underwear behind. David M. LaPrade, 24 of Southampton, MA, was charged with second-degree burglary and property damage. (Get instant news updates. Like Florissant Patch on Facebook.) Airport Police said LaPrade was caught on security cameras as he tore a security gate off its hinges to get into the closed restaurant about Sunday evening. An airport official said it was late at night and the area was deserted. Airport Police said they discovered LaPrade’s alcohol-soaked underwear, T-shirt and cell phone behind the restaurant’s bar. Airport Police Chief Paul Mason said …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
The agreement cuts the airline's flight space in half. Rejection of the agreements could have jeopardized American Airlines service at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport.
Lambert-St. Louis International Airport and American Airlines, Inc. have reached a tentative agreement that will settle American’s financial and operational obligations at the Airport. American’s parent company, AMR Corporation, is currently dealing with Chapter 11 Bankruptcy and the agreement has to be fully approved. The City of St. Louis, which owns and operates the Airport, pursued a negotiated settlement, which includes modifying leases with American Airlines, to avoid a rejection of all existing agreements with the city. Rejection of all agreements could have jeopardized American Airlines service at the Airport and left a lot of upset travelers. “This is an agreement that, once approved, settles American’s account receivable to the …
Thursday, January 5, 2012
After sleeping through his layover and wandering out of Lambert Airport, 15-year-old Erik McBee made his way to Florissant.
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Thursday, January 5, 2012
Saturday, June 25, 2011
This week's selection includes opinions about smoking bans, police departments and Lambert Airport.
It was a busy week in Patchland. Patch readers have some definite opinions on their police departments, whether the St. Louis-area should pursue being a China hub and smoking bans--again! Nibble on some of these morsels, and if you're inclined to share your thoughts, click the links and chime in. We're all ears. Police Cite Three for Public Urination "Giving tickets for people urinating outside. Well, that is at least a bit different from giving tickets to people who are not doing anything wrong. Don't have a real crime to solve, they will Never show up. If they do, by a remote chance, they will NOT do anything to help. Why doesn't anyone do anything other than make fun of them?? Even Creve Coeur makes fun of Maryland Heights all of the …
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
The St. Louis Patch team covered the devastation brought on by Mother Nature throughout the weekend.
Residents of greater St. Louis will not soon forget Good Friday 2011 and Easter weekend. Here is a roundup of coverage from Patch around the region: The Good Friday storm toppled the steeple of Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Maryland Heights. Rev. Richard Bockskopf, the church’s pastor, said 350 to 400 people were in the church when the storms hit. Many homes in Maryland Heights were also damaged by the storm. This slideshow shows the damage on Rose Acres Lane, Diane Marie Drive, Jeanette Mary Drive and nearby streets. On Saturday Maryland Heights Centre was opened as an American Red Cross shelter. Pattonville High School became a staging ground for emergency responders and insurance companies. The storm affected those outside of Maryland …
Saturday, April 23, 2011
Officials took media on a tour of Concourse C, the most heavily damaged section of the facility, on Saturday morning.
Pieces of broken glass littered passenger waiting areas Saturday at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport's Concourse C following a devastating storm. Numerous workers could be seen rebuilding during a media tour of the facility. During the tour, Mayor Francis Slay told St. Louis Patch he doesn't know the number of St. Louis City employees who had been dispatched to help in storm-ravaged parts of the county. But he said that the two governments are working together and that he has personally reached out to St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley. The airport likely sustained millions of dollars in damage as a result of the storm, said Rich Bradley, president of the Board of Public Service of St. Louis City, during a news conference. …
St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay and several officials gather to report on area damage.
St. Louis travelers have a bit of good news in light of Friday storms: Lambert Airport should operate at 70 percent capacity by Sunday. Officials said in a news conference Saturday morning that Terminal One sustained the most damage, while Terminal Two had limited damage. St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay said that he was stunned the condition the airport was in last night but that airport employees have worked around the clock to get the airport running again. Slay said the airport should go to 100 percent capacity by the middle of the week. St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley said no St. Louis County residents lost their lives. "It's simply a blessing," Dooley said. While no lives were lost, there were still injuries. Lambert Airport …