Additional principal casting has been announced for The Muny’s 97th season, which begins June 15. The Muny box office in Forest Park will have single tickets going on sale starting Saturday, May 30.
The annual Missouri State Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Memorial Day Service will be held Monday, May 25, at 10 a.m. at Cold Water Cemetery, 15290 Old Hall’s Ferry Road. The service is open to the public and conducted by the DAR, Sons of the American Revolution, Children of the American Revolution, Living History Re-Enactors, Militia de San Carlos and the Boy Scouts of America.
Students from Hazelwood West and East High schools brought smiles to the faces of competitors when the two schools hosted Special Olympics track and field events recently. One hundred sixty athletes from 10 different schools, including Hazelwood East High, Riverview, Pattonville, and Marquette high schools, plus several Vocational Skills Programs (VSPs) participated. VSPs are job training programs for Special School District (SSD) students age 18 to 22 years. Among the VSPs represented were VSP Missouri Veteran Home, VSP Garden Villas North and VSP Lambert Airport. All athletes received a ribbon for their efforts.
The Ferguson City Council voted Tuesday, May 12, to name Matt Unrein as Acting City Manager effective Saturday, May 16. Unrein will replace Pam Hylton who recently accepted a position as Assistant City Manager for Richmond Heights. Hylton was appointed Interim City Manager on March 24 to replace John Shaw who resigned.
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.
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.