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Hazelwood Green Committee’s Reward Residents For Turning In Pledge Cards

Hazelwood resident Titus Reed was excited about winning his prize for turning in his recycling pledge card.  When he came to pick up his two Home Field Box Seat tickets to the St. Louis Cardinals’ home game on August 24, he was dressed in Cardinals’ gear and ready to go.

Hazelwood resident Titus Reed was excited about winning his prize for turning in his recycling pledge card. When he came to pick up his two Home Field Box Seat tickets to the St. Louis Cardinals’ home game on August 24, he was dressed in Cardinals’ gear and ready to go.

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Revived Florissant Valley Branch Library More than Just Books

Story and photos By Nichole Richardson

Teen Center pg 4   The newly renovated Florissant Valley branch of the St. Louis County library, located at 195 New Florissant Rd., is a gold mine of the unexpected. From the outside looking in, it appears not much has changed, but the moment you walk through the doors it’s evident that a major transformation has taken place.

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St. Louis Area Offers Best Chances at Viewing Eclipse

MU experts talk of this rare opportunity

By Nichole Richardson

Sun Light at the Bottom of Shadow of the Moon on the Sun

Sun Light at the Bottom of Shadow of the Moon on the Sun

On Monday, Aug. 21, St. Louis area residents will get the thrill of witnessing the first total solar eclipse here since 1442. During this time the moon will come between the Earth and the Sun, thus creating a shadow, or umbra, 70 miles wide over the Earth.

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‘NoCo Rocks’ Spreads Fun in North County

(Special to the Independent News)

The first batch of rocks in North County.

The first batch of rocks in North County.

Florissant resident, Andrew Harris, was visiting family in Illinois and attending a little league baseball game for his nephews when he noticed something sitting on a park bench. Looking closer, he saw it was a rock. But not just any rock, this one had been painted and had a message inscribed on the back including “Granite Rocks” and instructions to look on Facebook. What Andrew found were multiple thousands of people engaging in community, not just in Illinois, but all over the country through painting and hiding rocks for others to discover.

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All Shook Up is an Elvis-Flavored Jukebox Musical

Natalie, the female Natalie, the female mechanic, immediately falls in love with Chad.

Natalie, the female Natalie, the female mechanic, immediately falls in love with Chad.

   By Pat Lindsey

If Elvis had been in the house during The Muny’s opening of All Shook Up, he would have enjoyed a hunk of burning nostalgia, because this show is definitely reminiscent of Presley’s movies–a simple plot, song after song, and great gyrating dance numbers. Elvis fans will love it for its 27 Presley tunes packed into one show, but they should not expect to see an Elvis impersonator performing them.

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Rotary Installs New Officers

Florissant Rotary gives $113,829

In Service to Community Groups

The Florissant Rotary Club recently donated $113,829.72 to various community services such as CAP Grants, scholarships, cash donations, and building materials. They are now accepting donations through their relatively new 501c3.

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