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Annual Christmas Luncheon Held at Taille de Noyer

Pictured at the head of the table with friends is   Margaret Connors, former Florissant Councilwoman who represented ward 9 from 1984 to 1991. Standing next to Margaret Connors are two of the 10 McCluer High School students enrolled in the school’s Culinary Arts Program who volunteered to help the Florissant Valley Historical Society host its Christmas luncheon.

Pictured at the head of the table with friends is Margaret Connors, former Florissant Councilwoman who represented ward 9 from 1984 to 1991. Standing next to Margaret Connors are two of the 10 McCluer High School students enrolled in the school’s Culinary Arts Program who volunteered to help the Florissant Valley Historical Society host its Christmas luncheon.

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Florissant Council News

florissant gov building2nd North County Siteman Center

To Open in 2019 at Christian Campus

By Carol Arnett

Christian Hospital Northwest is expanding, with a new Siteman Cancer Center building planned for the campus on Graham Rd. The hospital presented the plan for the new building to the Florissant City Council during a public hearing at the council’s last meeting. This will be the second Siteman Center in North County. The first one is at Christian Hospital at I-270 and Highway 367.

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A BOOMER’S JOURNAL:

My First trip to Florida in a VW Bug; No Phone, No Credit Card, Just Triptik

by Tom Anselm

Tom Anselm

Tom Anselm

I recently read in USA Today about two 68-year-old guys from Springfield, MO, who repeated a 1967 road trip they had taken in a Volkswagen of the same age. Sam and Dave (no, not the “Soul Man” singers) went over 1400 miles right after their senior year in high school, tooling along I-70 in a bright yellow Beetle with $50 bucks between them and the only plan being to point the blunt little nose of that iconic Bug in a westerly direction. They drove up Pikes Peak and then turned around and went home. They recreated this just last year, same car, refurbished. Fun times.

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DINING DIVAS ON THE HILL

Lisa Kampeter

Lisa Kampeter

Good Company and Good Pasta Were Just What the Doctor Ordered

by Lisa Kampeter

When I think of restaurants on the Hill, I think of family. Large gatherings. Hanging out. Taking your time enjoying your food. And constant talking . . . loudly. It’s quite the process. But it’s the Hill, and it’s Italian, after all.

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Meeting on Jamestown Mall Redevelopment

Large Turnout At Open House

on Future of Site at Jamestown Mall

fillng forms out   The curious came out in large numbers Monday night at the Informational Open House regarding the future of the Jamestown Mall site held at Christian Hospital’s Northeast Campus. This meeting was aimed at allowing residents to get the latest news on the project, share their thoughts about the mall property and learn about next steps.

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS — HOLIDAY EDITION

mark your calendar logoMark Your Calendar is a regular feature in The Independent News each issue. Items of a general interest from non-profit and fraternal groups will be published if received at our office by mail, fax or e-mail by 4 p.m. Friday prior to the next edition.

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