Thursday, January 10, 2013
Adam Long has been hired on as the city's fire chief and replaces Don Minor, who retired after 30-plus years of service with the fire department.
Adam Long has been appointed the new chief of the University City Fire Department. He replaces Chief Don Miner, who recently retired after 32 years of service. Long has spent 30 years with the City of St. Louis Fire Department. He currently serves as the Chief of Fire Operations for the City of St. Louis at Lambert International Airport. “I am very pleased that Adam Long will be the new Fire Chief of University City,” said City Manager Lehman Walker. “His experience and his determination make him a great fit for the position and for our community.” His first day on the job will be Jan. 28. (Get instant news updates. Like Hazelwood Patch on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.)
Monday, December 3, 2012
Three public Menorah celebrations will illuminate University City and Chesterfield for Chanukah.
Chabad centers in St. Louis have announced Show-Me-Chanukah, a program designed to maximize awareness of the upcoming Jewish holiday of Chanukah. The program includes three Menorah displays throughout the region, with a public celebration at each on different nights of the holiday. The displays and events aim to highlight the history and traditional observances of Chanukah, which begins this year after nightfall on Saturday, Dec. 8 and lasts for eight days. The Market Pub House, located at 6655 Delmar Blvd., will be the site of the first public Menorah lighting, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. This event is sponsored by Chabad at Washington University. The program will include a Menorah lighting ceremony, live music and Chanukah Gelt (…
Saturday, November 10, 2012
The man was sentenced Thursday for sodomizing a boy at his home in Hazelwood.
Kevin Thompson, a former director of Good Shepherd Children and Family Services in University City, has been sent to prison for 15 years for sodomizing a foster child who lived with him at his home in Hazelwood. St. Louis County Circuit Judge Thomas J. Prebil sentenced Thompson, 45, who according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, was convicted of 11 counts of second-degree statutory sodomy. Some of the sentences run concurrently, giving him a sentence of 15 years in a state prison. The victim was a 16-year-old boy who was sodomized in 2009 at Thompson's home in the 200 block of Avant Drive. Prosecutors say Thompson met the boy through Thompson's work at Good Shepherd. Authorities verified that none of the sex acts took place at Good …
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Wednesday is Food Day 2012. Eat out at Operation Food Search and help feed hungry children in the area.
In honor of Food Day 2012, Operation Food Search is hosting a pop up lunch between 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at its distribution center at 6282 Olive in University City, prepared by Chef John Johnson from River City Casino and Lumière Place Casino and Hotels. Brown bag to-go lunches are available while supplies last for a $10 donation to No Kid Hungry, an awareness and advocacy campaign to end childhood hunger. For more information, or to pre-order lunch, contact Karen Klaus at (314) 726-5355, extension 23 or karen.klaus@OperationFoodSearch.org. Lunch options include: The public is also welcome to tour Operation Food Search’s distribution center between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. during Food Day and/or drop in to stuff backpacks …
Friday, May 25, 2012
Kim Massie, Nikko Smith, Aloha Mi'sho, the Dirty Muggs and the St. Lunatics are among the acts scheduled to perform at Heman Park. The even also features classic cars and rides Saturday through Monday.
If you don't have anything planned for this Memorial Day weekend in the City of Hazelwood head over to University City. A packed musical roster featuring blues vocalist Kim Massie and “American Idol” alumni Nikko Smith and Aloha Mi’sho plus carnival rides and a classic car show highlight the second annual Fair U City Saturday through Monday at Heman Park. “I’m very pleased,” said University City Mayor Shelley Welsch. “I think we have a good mix and it will encourage people from around the region to come, which is what we hope because this carnival is really about building a greater sense of community. Not only just here in University City, but in the St. Louis region.” “We’ve assembled a solid lineup,” said Orlando Watson, the …