by Randy Gardner
Last week, I wrote about the overlap of two of our major sports here in St. Louis. That would be baseball and hockey. Usually baseball overshadows hockey, but this year after the bad start that the Cardinals, the comments that I am hearing are all about the excitement surrounding playoff hockey.
By Jim Wieners
High School Track & Field teams from the Hazelwood School District and Ferguson-Florissant School District went out of St. Louis County to compete in April 8 Invitationals.
In the end the Hazelwood Central Girls and the Hazelwood West Boys won separate invitationals.
The Knights of Columbus Duchesne Council #2951 and the City of Florissant will be co-sponsoring a Food Truck Knight on Friday, April 21 from 5 to 9 p.m. on the lot near the Old St. Ferdinand Shrine located at 50 rue St. Francois. The trucks will serve until 8 and the band Stillwater will perform until 9. (some trucks may serve later)
In response to concerns expressed by several residents, the City of Hazelwood has developed and launched a new Resident Emergency Contact Information Program. The goal is to help local police officers, paramedics and firefighters know who to contact, such as a family member, when a resident has an accident or is involved in an emergency situation.
Over 350 Attended “Aging My Way Resource Fair” Mayor Thomas P. Schneider said the 3rd Annual “Aging My Way Resource Fair” for senior citizens held last week was a big success. Over 350 senior citizens attended the free resource fair and over 75 vendors were on hand Tuesday, April 4 at the James J. Eagan Center from 9 a.m. to noon. The City of Florissant partnered with Memory Care Home Solutions, St. Catherine Retirement Community, Bent-Wood Nursing & Rehabilitation, and Mercy Home Health & Hospice to provide senior citizens with information and resources.
ELECTION RESULTS: Incumbents Win Reelection in FF, Hazelwood Board Races, Behlmann, McNeil, Ponder Elected
Mark Schmidt Loses Council Seat
Incumbents won reelection in school board races in both Hazelwood and Ferguson-Florissant districts on Monday and Florissant will have a new councilmen, all based on unofficial results in the April 4 elections.