Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Find movie times for Christmas Day, including times for The Hobbit, This is 40, Les Miserables, Django Unchanged and Parental Guidance.
At Patch, our motto is to make life ridiculously easy for our readers. And what better way to make life easier on Christmas Day than to offer an easy way to look up movie times at St. Louis-area movie theaters! All you have to do is search by movie, zip code or theater. It's that easy! And once you're done with the flick, we'd love to hear what you thought of it. So if you saw Les Miserables, This is 40 or any other recently released movie, we'd love to have you blog about your experience on Hazelwood Patch. To do so, just CLICK HERE.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Hazelwood Patch speaks with the Crisis Nursery about what parents can do when feeling stressed or that they may hurt their children.
Last week, a mother was charged in the City of Hazelwood with the murder of her infant son. The woman who was living out of an area hotel, said the incident was an accident and that she forgot she left the water running with the infant in the tub when she became distracted doing something else. Police arriving on the scene said she was administering CPR to the child, still prosecuting attorneys found reasonable cause to believe the incident was not an accident as she stated. Parents At Risk of Doing Harm Feeling as though you may do harm to your child is not uncommon during this time of year, according to DiAnne Mueller, CEO at Crisis Nursery, an organization committed to preventing child abuse and neglect by providing short-term, …
Friday, December 7, 2012
As part of the program children in need create a wish list and people can sponsor children for Christmas.
St. Louis Crisis Nursery has been in the Greater St. Louis Area 26 years. The organization, is an independent, not-for-profit agency funded by donations and committed to preventing child abuse and neglect by providing short-term, emergency shelter for children, birth through age 12, whose families are faced with emergencies or who are in crisis. Is looking for community members to help out a child this year via it's Holiday Hearts program. As of Dec. 6, only 35 families out of 500 still need to be adopted for the holidays, according to the Crisis Nursery twitter feed. (For instant news updates like Hazelwood Patch on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.) As part of the program children in need create a wish list and people can sponsor …
Thursday, November 22, 2012
From the number of peas canned to the number of pumpkins used, Thanksgiving can be seen in the numbers. Check out these facts and figures.
In the fall of 1621, the Pilgrims, early settlers of Plymouth Colony, held a three-day feast to celebrate a bountiful harvest, an event many regard as the nation’s first Thanksgiving. The legacy of thanks and the feast have survived the centuries, as the event became a national holiday in 1863 when President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed the last Thursday of November as a national day of thanksgiving. Later, President Franklin Roosevelt clarified that Thanksgiving should always be celebrated on the fourth Thursday of the month to encourage earlier holiday shopping, never on the occasional fifth Thursday. Numbers about the great feast: 114.7 million Number of households across the nation — all potential gathering places …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
The federal holiday commemorated Thursday, Nov. 22 means it is not business as usual.
For those of not leaving the Hazelwood area for Thanksgiving, here's a rundown on what's closed for the holiday: Hazelwood Holiday Closures City of Hazelwood Government Offices St. Louis County Government Offices-North and Municipal Court Hazelwood School District Hazelwood Post Office
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
July 24 is National Tequila Day. Here's where you can get your tequila-fix in Hazelwood.
Feeling the urge to “waste away in Margaritaville” today? That might be because it’s National Tequila Day, the Huffington Post reports. Yep, it’s a real thing. Why Celebrate Tequila? Tequila was the first distilled spirit created in North America. It’s made from the spiky agave plant that grows in areas around Tequila, Mexico, and it’s said to be traceable all the way back to the Aztec Gods. Where to Get Your Tequila Fix Today Where's your favorite place to get tequila in and around Hazelwood? Share it with the community in the comments section, below!
Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Tough times cause Hazelwood residents to get creative with holiday gift lists this year.
How is the holiday shoppping season treating your family this year? According to the 25th Annual Holiday Survey from the accounting firm, Deloitte, this holiday shopping season should be a little brighter for many families, since 62 percent reported that they'll spend more or the same on the holidays as they did last year—but nearly three-quarters of the respondents also said they'd change the way they shop this year in order to save money. And, though a recently released Brookings Institution study found that the economic climate of the metro St. Louis area has improved in the last year, many area Hazelwood familiesare still feeling the pinch during this holiday shopping season. For example, Hazelwood resident Casaundra Bronner, the …