Friday, April 5, 2013
Sapp will headline the concert in collaboration with the American Heart and American Stroke associations, to raise awareness about the risk factors associated with a stroke.
The American Heart and American Stroke associations are bringing Pastor Marvin Sapp, popular American Gospel music singer-songwriter, to St. Louis on April 12 for an evening of inspiration at the Most Powerful Voices Concert and Health Fair. The free concert and health event will take place at Greater Grace Church located at 3690 Pershall Road in Ferguson. The purpose of the event is to educate the community about the risk factors associated with having a stroke. The health fair will begin at 4:30 p.m. and features health screenings, give-a-ways and CPR demos. The musical showcase begins at 7 p.m. To learn more about the Power to End Stroke program, visit www.strokeassociation.org/power or call 1-888-4STROKE.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
The event benefits Valley Industries Sheltered Workshop, which employs 200 workers with developmental disabilities in the North St Louis County.
It appears the North County community has once again stood behind a local cause. Preliminary estimates reveal the 6th Annual Mayors’ Shamrock Ball will be bringing in about $35,000 to benefit Valley Industries Sheltered Workshop. Tim Davidson, City of Hazelwood spokesman said that is an $8,000 increase over 2012's event. Valley Industries Sheltered Workshop employs 200 workers with developmental disabilities in the North St Louis County. There were 468 tickets sold for the event, which was held on March 2. That is an increase of 70 over last year’s totals, Davidson said. Local Support Davidson said the biggest impact came from an overwhelming response from the North County business community. More than 77 sponsors signed up to be high …
Friday, March 8, 2013
Check out this round up of churches offering fish fries in 2013.
Lenten fish fries began on Feb. 15 and typically are each Friday through Lent, except Good Friday. Easter is March 29. Here are several fish fries to check out in North St. Louis County. St. Ferdinand Catholic Parish, 1765 Charbonier Rd., Florissant, Mo. Cost: $10-$30 Date and time: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. St. Ferdinand is arguably one of the oldest fish fries around. This year it is celebrating 60 years of good eating. There is fried and Cajun catfish, fried and baked cod, shrimp, chicken, pie and more. Florissant General Baptist Church, 424 Graham Rd., Florissant, Mo. Cost: $9 all you can eat Date and time: Every Friday of lent. 4-8 pm One of the few baptist churches that hold fish fries, Florissant General offers all you can eat catfish & Cod.…
Friday, March 1, 2013
Due to public concern, the Missouri Health Department has teamed up with the University of Missouri to compile statistics on instances of cancer in North County.
Because of the growing concern with rare instances of cancer in North County near Coldwater Creek, the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services (DHSS) has epidemiologists looking into cancer rates. The epidemiologists, which investigate the causes of disease and other public health problems to prevent them from spreading or from happening again, will look at figures from zip codes including 63031, 63033, 63034, 63042, 63134, 63138. Gena Terlizzi with DHSS Office of Public Information said the state will be working with the University of Missouri on the research. "DHSS and the Missouri Cancer Registry and Research Center at the University of Missouri-Columbia are performing the analysis to determine if the cancer rates are higher …
The 6th annual Mayors' Shamrock Ball will occur on March 2, of which proceeds will benefit Valley Industries Sheltered Workshop. If you want to purchase a ticket there's still time.
Friday, February 22, 2013
In the past, the annual event benefitting Valley Industries Sheltered Workshop included mayors from Hazelwood, Florissant and Blackjack.
The North County Mayors' Shamrock Ball is right around the corner and this year guests will get a little more bang for their buck. The 6th annual Mayors' Shamrock Ball will occur on March 2, of which proceeds will benefit Valley Industries Sheltered Workshop. This year all guests will meet the mayors of four North County communities who are the program hosts: Mayor Norman McCourt of Black Jack; Mayor Tom Schneider of Florissant, Mayor Matthew Robinson of Hazelwood and Mayor James W. Knowles of Ferguson. The goal is to sell 500 tickets which are $100 each. Last year more than 400 tickets were sold and 52 event sponsors were recruited. There was $27,000 raised to help provide dignified, meaningful employment for adults with development …
Friday, May 25, 2012
The Ferguson man's alleged incidents involved a child under 12 years old three to five years ago.
A Ferguson man was charged in St. Louis County Circuit Court Wednesday with having deviate sex with a child under the age of 12 from April 1, 2007 through Sept. 30, 2009. Dzevad Karabegovic, 25, is charged with 10 counts of first-degree statutory sodomy and six counts of attempted statutory sodomy. A Berkeley Police detective said Karabegovic lived in Berkeley at the time of the incidents. Court records list his Berkeley address in the 8700 block of Kathlyn Drive. The web site case.net lists Karabegovic’s address in the 900 block of Second Street in St. Charles. A Berkeley Police detective said he could not release Karabegovic’s most recent address in Ferguson. Bond was set at $75,000. Karabegovic was convicted in 2010 of stealing in St. …
Friday, April 27, 2012
A neighbor heard glass breaking Friday and gave Hazelwood Police descriptions of three men fleeing from the scene. They arrested the men minutes later.
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Friday, April 27, 2012
Two North County men were charged in an April 20 burglary attempt in Hazelwood. Casey Peebles, 39, of Ferguson, and Willie Peebles, 18, of Dellwood, have been charged with attempting to break into a home in the 5200 block of Ville Angela Lane. A neighbor heard a glass breaking about 9 p.m. last Friday and went outside. He saw three men running from a nearby carport and began chasing them, he told police. The men got away, but the neighbor gave descriptions to Hazelwood Police. Casey and Willie Peebles were arrested minutes later, and the neighbor identified them as the men he saw running from the carport. According to the police report, when officers caught Willie Peebles, he told them, “We never got inside the house.” Willie Peebles had a…
Friday, April 6, 2012
The suspect also is being charged with murder in a robbery and shooting in Ferguson.
A man has been charged in a Jan. 2011 shooting in Hazelwood. Quinton J. Jackson, 20, of St. Louis city, is charged with first degree robbery, two counts of armed criminal action, first degree assault. Jackson and another person were in a 1998 Buick Century with Isaiah and Deandre Watson in the 8500 block of Tally Ho Drive when Jackson robbed Isaiah at gunpoint at about 12:05 p.m., according to the Hazelwood Police report. The report does not name the person who accompanied Jackson. Jackson then got out of the car and shot Deandre Watson, the report reads. The victims drove off. Jackson also fired shots at the victims’ car from 8440 Pershall Road, about a block away from the robbery. One shot hit the car. Jackson also is being charged with …
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Clayton Farmer's Market manager Deb Henderson has asked for a review of the bill's wording on liability, dogs and operating days.
If fresh vegetables, fruit and homegrown products is a preference, setting standards for farmers markets is easily understood. Even though there isn't one in the City of Hazelwood, Ferguson Farmers Market is just a few miles away. Hazelwood is also home to a few farms including Schroeder Sod Farm. A vote on a proposed St. Louis County farmers market bill has been postponed so the County Council can review changes proposed by Clayton's market manager. The council has been reviewing the issue for months in cooperation with market officials and the St. Louis County Department of Health. In a letter dated March 23, Deb Henderson of the Clayton Farmer's Market wrote that the wording of the bill is problematic because it will: The council had …