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Metro Market Coming June 5 to Rock Road MetroLink Station

Citizens for Modern Transit, in partnership with Beyond Housing, Great Rivers Greenway and Metro, will host a Metro Market on Friday, June 5 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Rock Road MetroLink Station, 7025 St. Charles Rock Road in Pagedale. The event, a part of Beyond Housing’s First Friday series, is free and offers residents the opportunity to experience what “could be” in terms of shopping, eateries and entertainment at this and other MetroLink stations if the community invested in transit-oriented development.

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Florissant to Purchase Police Patrol Motorcycles

On Monday. May 11, the Florissant City Council approved funds for police motorcycles and approved expansion for Johnny Londoff and renovations for New York Grill.

The council passed a bill that would use $29,000 in asset forfeiture funds to purchase patrol motorcycles for the police department.

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Florissant Council Delays Denny’s Remodeling Over Inside Paint Issue


By Carol Arnett

The Florissant City Council held two public hearings at the May 11th meeting. The first was a request by Sunrise Restaurant, doing business as Denny’s Restaurants, to renovate the restaurant at 2924 N. Hwy. 67. The second was a request to amend a special use permit to expand Bent-Wood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center nursing home at 1501 Charbonier Rd. by 20 more beds.

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Jobs Program for North County

Labor Dept. Grants $5 Million For

North County Skills Training Program


Gov. Jay Nixon has announced a new $5 million grant that will help provide skills-training and employment to thousands of young people in low-income and minority communities in North St. Louis City and County.  Within the first year, the Career Pathways Bridge initiative has set a goal to connect 3,000 people in the area with employment, as well as engage 1,000 participants annually in skills training and 2,400 participants annually in work-readiness training. This latest effort builds on, and is in addition to, previously announced jobs initiatives in the greater St. Louis area.

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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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