Wednesday, January 30, 2013
MoDOT made the announcement this week. One of the awards pertains to the Route 141 expansion project in West St. Louis County.
(For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) The Missouri Department of Transportation in St. Louis announced it recently received two awards for recycling. One of the awards is for the Route 141 expansion project that runs through Town and Country, Chesterfield, Creve Coeur and Maryland Heights. More details on how the department recycled during that road project are included in the following news release provided by MoDOT. The Missouri Department of Transportation in St. Louis has won two Missouri State Recycling Program awards. The department’s Route 141 project in Chesterfield won the team award for its “No Tree Wasted” plan. Frank Tidd, a maintenance superintendent in DeSoto, won the individual award for his idea …
Friday, December 21, 2012
Former Town and Country police officer Jeff Myer was recognized for jumping into action during an attempted break-in and chasing the burglary suspects before police arrived.
Creve Coeur Police Chief Glenn Eidman last week honored department staff and members of the community, including a former Town and Country police officer, for the work they had done to protect the city from crime during an October incident. (For instant updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) The following is the citation read at a Government Center ceremony to recognize Linda Reich, Jeff Myer (the former member of the Town and Country Police Department) and Creve Coeur Police Officers Joel Snead, Neal Kohrs and Christina Stotler. Reich, Myer and Stotler were not present for the ceremony: On Monday October 22, 2012 at approximately 10 p.m. Linda Reich was enjoying the autumn weather in the back yard of her home when she observed …
Friday, December 14, 2012
Town and Country's Maryville University was reportedly named number one over-performing university in the country by U.S. News & World Report.
(Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) The following information was provided by Maryville University in a news release: Maryville University of St. Louis has been named the No. 1 over-performing university in the nation as cited by U.S. News & World Report and re-reported by The Huffington Post. Experts at U.S. News & World Report looked at data from the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2013, then took peer assessment and compared it to actual rankings. Maryville University’s performance is 87 places above its peer assessments. Maryville University President Mark Lombardi said the report enhances the value of all Maryville University degrees. “This shows we are doing outstanding work for our …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
St. Louis County Police Department Drug Task Force agents are receiving the 2012 “Outstanding Community Prevention Effort Award” in Washington, D.C. Thursday.
The heroin-deterrent “Not-Even-Once” campaign initiated in the St. Louis metropolitan area by St. Louis County Police Department officers is credited for a 30 percent drop in deaths from the drug since the effort was launched. The campaign's results also were noticed on a larger scale, resulting in the department just receiving a national award in heroin education. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) The award will be presented Thursday by President Barack Obama’s drug czar, director Gil Kerlikowske of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, in Washington, D.C. The award is given to the task force that exhibits outstanding results in community support, assistance and education in using the cooperative …
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Members of the West Central Dispatch Center are being recognized for the "outstanding" partnership between the Town and Country, Creve Coeur and Frontenac cities and police departments.
The recently created West Central Dispatch Center (WCDC) is being recognized by the East-West Gateway Council of Governments for its intergovernmental collaboration. The police dispatch center began operating in March 2011 out of the Town and Country Police Department. WCDC dispatchers handle police calls for Town and Country, Creve Coeur and Frontenac residents. "Each year the East-West Gateway Council of Governments honors local jurisdictions, public officials and projects that are making special contributions to their community and to the region," the award letter from East-West Gateway Council of Governments states. The council said the WCDC is receiving a 2012 Outstanding Local Government Achievement Award. The cities of Town and …
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
The students worked on a six-week, intensive summer program along side top St. Louis researchers.
Eight Parkway School District students recently received the LMI Aerospace/D3 Technologies Award for Excellence in Research. The award comes with the completion of a six-week program in which students work alongside top research mentors from several science institutions, such as the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, St. Louis University, Washington University, Solae and UMSL. The students conducted research, shadowed their mentors and attended lectures by nationally recognized scientists. At the end of the program, students submitted research papers on various topics. According to a release, the winning papers best exemplified the following: difficulty and complexity of research; appropriateness of the research methodology; findings; …
Monday, April 30, 2012
Help us honor Teacher Appreciation Day by telling us why your teacher is the best you've ever had!
National Teacher Appreciation Week begins May 7 and there's no better way to show your teacher some love then to brag about them for all of Patch's devoted readers to see! Officially, Teacher Appreciation Day is May 8. But here at Patch, we like teachers enough to shower them with praise for more than just a day. So beginning today, we're asking students, parents and school officials to highlight the best teachers St. Louis has to offer. How do you do that? Glad you asked! To brag about your teacher, all you need to do is CLICK HERE. By clicking on the link, you'll be redirected to our blogging platform, where you'll be able to write as much or as little as you'd like about your favorite teacher, what makes them awesome and what you've …
Friday, January 20, 2012
Manchester resident William Grant Post was recognized this week for reaching the level of Eagle Scout.
Manchester resident William Grant Post was recognized at Monday night's Manchester Board of Aldermen meeting for reaching the level of Eagle Scout. Mayor David Willson proclaimed Jan. 16, 2012 William Grant Post Day. State Representative Sue Allen also recognized and awarded for reaching the rank of Eagle Scout on behalf of the Missouri House of Representatives Monday night.
Friday, December 9, 2011
Missy Munoz, marketing manager at Manchester's Eagle Bank, is nominated as Business Person of the Year by the West St. Louis County Chamber of Commerce.
Manchester residents and business professionals are being recognized for their outstanding qualities. The West St. Louis County Chamber of Commerce has selected its nominees for Business Person of the Year, Business of the Year and the Don Essen Heart of the Chamber award. (Read Previous Story: Manchester Finance Director, Former Superintendent Nominated For Award) Candidates for the award are nominated by The West St. Louis County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Manchester businesswoman Missy Munoz, who works at Eagle Bank in Manchester, was named as a nomine for Business Person of the Year. The chamber provided the following bio of Munoz. Missy Munoz – Eagle Bank; Missy has been an active member since joining Eagle Bank as …
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Manchester's director of finance and Rockwood's former superintendent are both nominated for awards by the West St. Louis County Chamber of Commerce.
Manchester residents and business professionals are being recognized for their outstanding qualities. The West St. Louis County Chamber of Commerce has selected its nominees for Business Person of the Year, Business of the Year and the Don Essen Heart of the Chamber award. The Don Essen award is given for an "active member that attends chamber functions who has served on a committee and consistently displays a service above "self" attitude within the chamber." Among the nominees for the Don Essen award are the City of Manchester's Director of Finance Dave Tuberty and Manchester resident and former Rockwood School District Superintendent Craig Larson. Candidates for the award are nominated by The West St. Louis County Chamber of Commerce …