Friday, March 29, 2013
A federal judge has dismissed all but one claim in lawsuits filed against Mallinckrodt, in which 29 people believe radioactive contamination in Coldwater Creek caused their cancers.
Those fighting a faceless battle my feel a bit of defeat after U.S. District Court judge Audrey Fleissig on Wednesday, dismissed all but one claim in lawsuits filed against Mallinckrodt (now Covidien, which is based in the City of Hazelwood) regarding Coldwater Creek's radioactive contamination and its link to their cancers and other illnesses. Twenty-nine individuals were involved in the lawsuit, but thousands more believe the correlation like Mary Christine Moore who commented on Patch about the situation. "Many of my 1968 graduating class are dead (of) cancer," said Moore whose family lived on Stoneham Drive in Berkeley. Moore said her mother died of ovarian cancer in 2006. Her aunt and uncle lived next door, her uncle had colon cancer …
Not only will Hazelwood host its Easter Eggstravaganza Saturday, there are at least 10 other Easter egg hunts for your children and pets to enjoy.
Sunday, March 24, 2013
Former State Sen. John Loudon and his wife Gina are apparently set to be featured in the ABC network reality show next week. Loudon used to represent the City of Hazelwood.
Politicos around Missouri are buzzing with word that a former Missouri state senator and his wife, a former area radio talk show host, will be featured in the ABC reality TV show "Wife Swap" next with a polyamorous plot twist. According to the network: Political pundit and Tea Party activist Gina Loudon trades lives with a mom in a polyamorous relationship, on "Wife Swap," THURSDAY, MARCH 28 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on ABC. And in a first for the series, one of the families breaks the rules and refuses to reunite at the round table to discuss their experiences, leaving only one family to discuss things among themselves. Loudon was for a time featured on St. Louis' Truth Talk Radio. She and her husband John, a former state senator who …
Thursday, March 21, 2013
The zip codes do have higher rates of breast, colon, prostate and kidney cancers, but the researchers said those cancers are more likely linked to lifestyle risk factors.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
The state health department has been studying the incidence and death rates of cancer in North County zip codes adjacent to the creek. They say increased risk of cancer from nuclear contamination is unlikely.
Cancer incidents in North St. Louis County are not linked to Coldwater Creek. That's what a report the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services released today says. State Health Department Investigation Last month, Patch told you the state would be analyzing cancer clusters in North County as the result of local concern of increased risk due to nuclear contamination. Gena Terlizzi with DHSS's Office of Public Information said local residents asked the department to look at instances. She also said the report only looks at Coldwater Creek and not any of the several dump sites that were in the area. The State epidemiologists studied the incidence and death rates of 27 types of cancer in five zip codes adjacent to the creek including…
Friday, March 15, 2013
And, a couple fights over the proceeds of a pawned wedding ring in Friday's crime report. The Hazelwood Police Department supplied the following information, and arrests or charges mentioned do not indicate a conviction.
Here are a few of the crimes that occurred on February 25 in the City of Hazelwood. Hazelwood Patch attained the accounts from the Hazelwood Police Department. Remember you can like Hazelwood Patch on Facebook. Don't forget to visit Twitter: @HazelwoodPatch, or signup for the Hazelwood Patch newsletter here. Drug Arrest: During a follow-up investigation regarding a larceny call, a person was caught with marijuana and arrested at the intersection of Chez Paree and North Lindbergh Boulevard. Drug Arrest: A person was arrested for having marijuana during a traffic stop in the 300 block of Taylor Road. Stealing: A person was arrested for stealing from Sears Appliance Outlet. Third-Degree Domestic Assault: A man and his wife were fighting over …
Check out this round up of North County churches offering fish fries in 2013.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
The Hazelwood Police Department supplied the following information for Thursday's police blotter. Arrests or charges mentioned do not indicate a conviction.
Here are a few of the crimes that occurred on Feb. 21 through Feb. 24 in the City of Hazelwood. Hazelwood Patch attained the accounts from the Hazelwood Police Department. Remember you can like Hazelwood Patch on Facebook. Don't forget to visit Twitter: @HazelwoodPatch, or signup for the Hazelwood Patch newsletter here. Thursday, Feb. 21 Domestic Assault: A man assaulted his girlfriend and then fled the area in the 7500 block of Hazelcrest. Police found him a short time later and arrested. Domestic Assault: A man assaulted his girlfriend in the 7100 block of Berkridge and was arrested. Property Damage: Antifreeze was poured into a vehicle gas tank in the 1100 block of Riverwood Place. Stealing: A John Deer Gator utility vehicle was stolen …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
A public hearing is also being held for MTC Truck Driver Training to expand its vocational school at Wednesday's meeting.
The Hazelwood City Council will convene Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., to discuss city business. The council will meet in its chambers at Hazelwood City Hall. Hazelwood City Manager Edwin Carlstrom will present the council with information and make recommendations regarding a few items, including: City Council also has a several items up for final vote including: Will you be attending Wednesday's Hazelwood City Council meeting?
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Patch brings you a roundup of which companies and organizations are hiring in and around the Hazelwood and the surrounding areas.
Each week, Patch brings you a list of businesses seeking to fill positions in the City of Hazelwood and in nearby communities. Remember you can get instant news updates. Like Hazelwood Patch on Facebook and follow us on Twitter, or signup for the Hazelwood Patch newsletter here. Who's Hiring: HMSHost at St. Louis Outlet Mall Location: Hazelwood Job: Cash-Room Clerk Description:The junior level cash-room clerk is responsible for multiple tasks including compiling and sorting operating cash, calculating and verifying cash amounts, and processing bank deposits and withdrawals. Pay: $12/hour Requirements: Requires a minimum of one year cash handling experience; clerical accounting experience preferred. How to Apply: Click the link to apply. …