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Festival Offers Something for Everyone At Knights of Columbus Fairgrounds

The Duchesne Knights of Columbus grounds are reserved for families throughout the Valley of Flowers Festival. Those under age 18 years must be accompanied by an adult. The grounds, located on Washington Street between St. Ferdinand and Lindbergh Blvd. (N. Hwy 67), next to St. Ferdinand Shrine, will host rides, games, and food vendors, including the Knights barbecue.

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Valley of Flowers Festival Performances and Events

Rides, games, entertainment and plenty of food and beverages will be included at the 53rd annual Valley of Flowers Festival in Florissant May 1-3.  The theme of this year’s event is “Valley of Flowers Celebrates Those Who Serve.”

Events and activities throughout the weekend will be held at five locations: The James J. Eagan Community Center at the intersection of Parker and Waterford; the Duchesne Knights of Columbus grounds on Washington Street between St. Charles Street and Lindbergh Blvd; Old Town Florissant along Rue St. Francois; Koch Park at Howdershell and Charbonier; and Saint Ferdinand Shrine on Rue St. Francois next to the Knights of Columbus grounds.

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O’Mara was leader in North County Labor movement

Services Held for Former County

Councilman James O’Mara, Dead at 78

 

Former St. Louis County Councilman James O’Mara 78, died unexpectedly on Wednesday April 15, 2015. The funeral was April 20 from the Stygar Mid Rivers Funeral Home & Crematory, 5987 Mid Rivers Mall Dr. (St. Charles) to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1355 Motherhead Rd. (Cottleville) for a Celebration of Mass. Interment was at Ste. Philippine Cemetery (St. Charles).

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North County Inc. Names Leadership Winners; Honored at Breakfast May 29

 

North County Incorporated (NCI) has announced its annual Business Development, Community Development, Elmer Belsha Leadership, Excellence in Partnership, Public Service, Special Recognition, and Sustaining Our Community award recipients. The 2015 award recipients will be honored at NCI’s 38th Annual Breakfast on Friday, May 29, 7:30-9:30 a.m. at the Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel.

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Old Jamestown Assn. Names

 

Christian Hospital is  2015 Citizen of the Year

The Old Jamestown Association has named our local hospital as its Citizen of the Year.

Christian Hospital and BJC HealthCare continue to invest in providing our North County community with the latest and best in health care services.  The hospital has been recognized both locally and nationally for heart, pneumonia, and surgical care and was named 2014 National EMS Provider of the Year.

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Local Election Results from April 7

Schneider Wins Big For Mayor in Florissant McCourt wins in Black Jack;

Bond Issue in Ferguson-Florissant, Hazelwood Sales Tax Win Big

By Bob Lindsey

Tuesday’s elections saw the re-election of Mayor Tom Schneider in Florissant, Norm McCourt in Black Jack, two African-Americans winning Ferguson city council seats, and big majorities for a bond issue in Ferguson-Florissant and a sales tax in the City of Hazelwood.

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