Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The inaugural event will provide a number of resources to families in need.
For those in North County who have children with disabilities, the Special School District of St. Louis County offers another resource for the community April 24. The inaugural North County Autism-Asperger-PDD Resource Fair will take place Wednesday at Ackerman School in Florissant, 3:30-6 p.m. The purpose of the pprogram will be to expand the annual autism resource fair held in the fall and be a hallmark for the springtime. “It's extremely important for parents to educate and inform themselves as much as they can by attending workshops, conferences and connecting with other parents. Other parents are undoubtedly the best resource,” Cristina Peltekis, mother to an 18-year-old who has autism, said in a news release. “Knowledge is power.” …
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
City Council seats representing Wards 1, 3, 5, and 7 in the City of Hazelwood are expiring.
The deadline has approached to file as a candidate for several Hazelwoood City Council seats for the April 2, 2013 municipal election. On that day residents will go to the polls to vote for one council member in each of the city’s wards where terms are set to expire. Positions up for grabs include wards 1, 3, 5 and 7. To be eligible to run, a candidate has to be at least 21 years old prior to taking office, a U.S. citizen, a resident of the city for the full year preceding the election and a resident of the ward from which he or she is elected for at least six months prior to the election. (Get instant news updates. Like Hazelwood Patch on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.) City clerk Colleen Wolf confirmed with Hazelwood Patch that as of…
Two board seats are up during this election season with one newcomer and one incumbent filing to take the spots.
The deadline has approached to file as a candidate for board positions with the Special School District of St. Louis County (SSD), for the 2013 municipal election season. SSD handles the election process a in a different manner than other municipal elections. Nancy Ide, SSD's Chief Communications Officer said the district has one candidate for each of the two seats up for re-election. "With the passage of Proposition S in 1998, SSD Board of Education members are elected by the District’s Governing Council," Ide said. "The Governing Council will interview both candidates and hold an election at its meeting." (Get instant news updates. Like Hazelwood Patch on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.) The Council is comprised of one Board of …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Did you decorate your house for the holidays this year? Enter our "Deck the House" contest and you could win $100,000 for your local school district and $500 to pay your electric bills!