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VFW Post 4105 Will Host Sept. 11
Service Honoring Fallen Comrades
The VFW Post 4105 will host a ceremony at 7:15 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11, on the parking lot at 410 Rue St. Francois to reflect on the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon by terrorist. Members from the American Legion Post 444 will be posting and retiring the colors for the ceremony.
Old Town Fall Festival Booth Rentals Offered
Old Town Partners are still accepting booth rentals for the 19th annual Florissant Old Town Fall Festival on Sunday, Oct. 9. Previous years’ attendance has been estimated at 35,000 people. The festival runs from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. on rue St. Francois in Old Town Florissant.
4th Annual Taste in Ferguson to Raise Scholarship Money for Ferguson Youth
Featuring foods from more than 20 vendors, the 4th annual Taste in Ferguson will be held Sept. 11, at the Savoy Banquet Center, 119 South Florissant Rd. in Ferguson. Attendees will sample foods from popular restaurants from across the region including Ropers Ribs, Cathy’s Kitchen, The Whistle Stop, Paul’s Market and Starbucks as well as on-site cooking demonstrations, live music, and activities for children. Proceeds from the event fund scholarships for deserving students from North St. Louis County. The event will be emceed by St. Louis radio legend Asher Benrubi, better known as “Smash.”
Ferguson Voters OK 2%
Hike in City Utility Tax
5 Additional Officers can be hired
Firehouse #2 Can Stay Open
Voters in the City of Ferguson approved a two percent business license utility tax increase on Tuesday, August 2, 2016. The utility tax increase is expected to generate nearly $700,000 in additional municipal revenues by increasing the current business license utility tax from 6 % to (8% including companies supplying light, electricity, power, gas, telephone and water.
Keeping With Tradition:
Fiddler on the Roof is Magnificent!
by Pat Lindsey
The orchestra was on the stage, the fiddler was on the roof, and the audience was enjoying a soothing breeze at The Muny Saturday night as it became enveloped in “Tradition” during the opening of “Fiddler on the Roof.” This is the story of Russian Jews living in the small village of Anatevka, Russia in 1905 when Russia was still an empire ruled by a tsar. While much of Western Europe was becoming more free and democratic, Russia was still rooted in traditional ideas of absolute monarchy.« Previous Entries Next Entries »