Monday, July 23, 2012
Coldwell Banker Real Estate releases "Best Places List"this week. Locals score well.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- James Baer
Monday, July 23, 2012
Information was provided by Kyle Tons from KMOV.com. PARSIPPANY, N.J. -- Coldwell Banker Real Estate released a “Best Places to Live” list Tuesday that ranks some of the great places and areas to live in America as well as every state. Missouri’s top-10 cities include locations in the eastern and central parts of the state. The list ranks the best places in every state for people who seek social-areas. The list is based on the number of restaurants, events and nightlife options as well as how many people in the area take advantage of the social scene. Missouri’s top-cities: 1. Clayton 2. Brentwood 3. Crystal Lake Park 4. Columbia 5. Warson Woods 6. Glendale 7. Richmond Heights 8. Kirkwood 9. St. Louis 10. Creve Coeur 11. Webster Groves 12…
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
No opponents in Ladue, Frontenac, Crystal Lake Park, Huntleigh Manor or Olivette.
Other than the votes for unopposed candidates and a few write ins, there wasn't much for election officials to do in Ladue, Frontenac and surrounding communities. Here are the results by city: Ladue Ward 1 Charlie Hiemenz, 856, write in 31. Ward 2 Walter G. Stern, 826, write in 25 Ward 3 Harold R. Burroughs 468, write in 15. Frontenac Ward 1 Mike Schoedel 228, write in 1. Ward 2 Margo Martin 325, write in 6. Ward 3: Tom Hizar 31, write in 4. Crystal Lake Park Mayor Phillip Bryant 191, write in 2. Ward 1 Kelly Larson 87, write in 0. Ward 2 Susan M. Kusama 92, write in 0. Huntleigh Manor Mayor F. Gilbert Bickel III, 57, write in 0. Marshall Peter von Gontard 49, write in 0. Ward 1 John Ryan 6, write in 0. Ward 2 Richard Nix, Jr. 43, write in…
Friday, March 30, 2012
Everything you need to know before you go to the polls in our local communities.
On Tuesday, April 3, voters will go to the polls in St. Louis County to vote on a wide variety of candidates and in the case of the Ladue School District, Prop 1, a 49 cent tax levy on all homeowners. A simple majority is required for passage. PROPOSITION 1. The District wants to increase the operating property tax levy by 49 cents per $100 on assessed value. It says that it needs the increase to offset a $4.1 million reduction in revenue since 2007-08 and they will use the money to stabilize finances and keep the quality of education high. Proponents say it could stabilize finances for four years, repurpose the Westminster Christian Academy into a fifth-grade center by the 1013-14 school year to alleviate overcrowding and avoid mobile …
Monday, June 13, 2011
The Spirit of Volunteering and Participating in Government is the Reward.
There is no official badge or authority that comes with it and no monetary compensation. There’s just the altruistic feeling of knowing that you are doing something good for your community. That’s what 26 area residents felt after completing a nine-week Citizen’s Police Academy and graduated Tuesday night at the Creve Coeur Government Center. The academy was taught in cooperation with Town & Country, Olivette, Frontenac, Des Peres and Creve Coeur police departments. The graduates ranged from a 16-year-old high school student to a retired 75-year-old man and even included a husband-and-wife team from Creve Coeur. It was the 14th graduating class of the course, which originated in Creve Coeur and later added the other four municipalities. …
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
With only one contested election at stake, the results from Tuesday's voting were mostly predictable, and in Ward 2, Bud Guest came out on top.
Frontenac's municipal election produced no surprises yesterday. Mayor Keith R. Krieg won re-election with 313 votes (98 percent) with six write ins for less than two percent. In Ward I. Susan Durbin returns to the board with 42 votes (98 percent) and 1 write in (1 percent). In the only contested race this year in Ward 2, Bud Guest takes the seat with 120 votes (79 percent) to 31 votes for Maria Hughes (20 percent) and no write ins. In Ward 3, John Levis return with 88 votes and 1 write in vote (1 percent). With only one contested election on the ballot, voters turning out to cast votes in Frontenac, Huntleigh and Crystal Lake Park on Tuesday were mostly doing so out of civic duty, or in support of friends and neighbors. Keith Krieg, who …
Saturday, April 2, 2011
Voting Guides for the Cities of Frontenac, Ladue, Huntleigh & Crystal Lake Park.
Ladue-Frontenac Election Guide Welcome to the Ladue-Frontenac Patch 2011 Election Central Database. Here you will find links and pages detailing information for today's election. Complete information with the St. Louis County Board of Elections can be found here. Voting is well underway today. You have up until 7 p.m. to cast your ballot. Patch will feature results once all the votes have been tabulated. Local Races Crystal Lake Park Alderman Ward 1 Chris Sanders, unopposed Alderman Ward 2 Dennis Nahnsen, unopposed City of Frontenac Mayor: Keith R. Krieg, unopposed. Alderman Ward 1 Susan Durbin, unopposed Alderman Ward 2 Vote for 1 Maria Hughes, Bud Guest Alderman Ward 3 John Levis, Unopposed Huntleigh Alderman Ward 1 William E. Cornelius…