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By Tom Anselm
The Florissant City Council had just one public hearing on the agenda at Monday night’s meeting. However, the discussion that ensued dominated the evening’s discourse. Continued to this month’s agenda because the petitioner was not present at the June meeting, the request by Connie Bobo for a Special Use Permit to operate Taste Buds Catering, Inc., was met with questions from almost all councilpersons.
Ferguson-Florissant School District Offers Free Preschool, Head Start, Child Care Centers and Parents as Teachers
The Ferguson-Florissant School District is partnering with Head Start to offer residents five full day weekly preschool classes for 3- & 4-year-olds. Head Start income and employment based eligibility is necessary. Classes are held at McCluer South-Berkeley High School and Griffith Elementary School. Both programs are open 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For additional information call 314-595-3910.
Bellefontaine Neighbors Mayor Robert Doerr, and Bellefontaine Neighbors recently appointed Lt. Commander Jeremy Ihler to the position of Chief of Police for the city of Bellefontaine Neighbors. Ihler replaces Chief Robert Pruett, who retired after 51 years in law enforcement.
For the fifth year, St. Louis Community College (STLCC) and Better Family Life, Inc. are hosting the St. Louis Metropolitan Area Amnesty Project. More than 30 city and county municipalities will participate in the event, which offers St. Louisans who have misdemeanor warrants an opportunity to resolve their legal issues.
Parents wanting to enroll their child(ren) in the Ferguson-Florissant School District’s 2015-16 Adventure Club before and after school program may do so starting Monday, July 27 in the district’s Community Education Office, 1005 Waterford Dr., room B-10. Registration will be held daily from 7:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. until Wednesday, Aug. 5. The hours of registration will be extended on Aug. 5 to 6 p.m.
The 31st annual National Night Out (NNO) will be Tuesday, Aug. 4. NNO is designed to:
- Increase crime and drug prevention awareness
- Raise support for and participation in local anti-crime programs