Photos from the Veterans Day Parade on Sunday concluded with a ceremony at the Civic Center honoring Dr. Joe Quick, a local chiropractor and Korean War veteran. The 54th Street Grill provided lunch for the veterans afterwards.
Through the support of the local business community, the City of Hazelwood has announced that enough private funds have been raised to maintain its senior bus transportation service for the rest of the current fiscal year, (up to June 30, 2015.)
Winter is coming, and so is snow! Florissant will sponsor a snowman contest. From Nov. 1 to Feb. 15, anytime it snows, build a snowman. Take a picture of yourself and the snowman, and send it in, along with an application. Prizes will be awarded. The Youth Advisory Commission will be the judges of this contest.
The City of Florissant will again be teaming with Santa Claus to send letters to children. For a personal reply from Santa, send a self addressed, stamped envelope to: Santa c/o JFK Community Center, 315 Howdershell Rd., Florissant, MO 63031. The city will forward these letters to Santa for a personal reply.
The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) has announced a new organizing chapter in the Florissant area. The DAR was founded in 1890 and currently has over 177,000 members serving their communities in the areas of Historic Preservation, Education and Patriotism.
By Sandra Olmsted
In an unspecified future, the world has been changed by a blight, which resembles the 1930s Dust Bowl, although America’s breadbasket still grows enough food to keep going. On the family farm, ex-NASA test pilot Cooper (Matthew McConaughey) struggles to raise his kids, the precocious 10-year-old Murph (Mackenzie Foy) and her 15-year-old brother Tom (Timothee Chalamet), with help from Donald (John Lithgow), his late wife’s father.