Friday, April 12, 2013
Hazelwood Patch Editor Candace Jarrett reflects on experiencing the EF2 tornado that ripped through Hazelwood Wednesday. Where were you when the sudden storm hit?
As I wrap up my almost 24-hour work day, I'm finally able to sit back and think about the fact I survived a tornado on Wednesday. You always look at media coverage and movies where natural disasters happen, and I don't know about you, but I've asked myself time after time: "What would I do if I were in that situation?" First, I would pray to the good Lord above. Second, I would whip out my camera and go into journalist mode. Third, when all the chaos was over, I would ensure my family was OK. When it happens, plans go out the window, kind of like when you deliver a baby. As I drove down Howdershell Road Wednesday night, slowing to a halt near Lynn Haven Lane because of heavy rains, I can't tell you much about what happened because I was in…
Friday, March 29, 2013
A federal judge has dismissed all but one claim in lawsuits filed against Mallinckrodt, in which 29 people believe radioactive contamination in Coldwater Creek caused their cancers.
Those fighting a faceless battle my feel a bit of defeat after U.S. District Court judge Audrey Fleissig on Wednesday, dismissed all but one claim in lawsuits filed against Mallinckrodt (now Covidien, which is based in the City of Hazelwood) regarding Coldwater Creek's radioactive contamination and its link to their cancers and other illnesses. Twenty-nine individuals were involved in the lawsuit, but thousands more believe the correlation like Mary Christine Moore who commented on Patch about the situation. "Many of my 1968 graduating class are dead (of) cancer," said Moore whose family lived on Stoneham Drive in Berkeley. Moore said her mother died of ovarian cancer in 2006. Her aunt and uncle lived next door, her uncle had colon cancer …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Patch brings you a roundup of which companies and organizations are hiring in and around Maryland Heights and the surrounding areas.
Each week, Patch brings you a list of businesses seeking to fill positions in Maryland Heights and in nearby communities. Who's Hiring: Grubb & Ellis Location: Maryland Heights Job: Maintenance Technician Description: Carries out all general building maintenance and janitorial tasks. Must have reliable transportation and be available for after hour emergency calls. Requirements: Must be able to read and comprehend blueprints, drawings, schematics, specifications, codes and handbooks. A minimum of one year previous facilities maintenance, janitorial or engineering experience needed. How to Apply: Click the link to apply. Who's Hiring: March of Dimes Foundation Location: Maryland Heights Job: Fundraiser Description: The applicant will …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
TorHoerman Law has been appointed in the Coldwater Creek case to act on behalf of all the North County residents seeking to hold companies responsible for mishandling the storage and transportation of radioactive waste.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
A man was charged Jan. 22 in 2011 pizza delivery robbery in unincorporated St. Louis County east of Black Jack.
Friday, January 11, 2013
Pine Lawn Police said Tripp, a man convicted of dumping Valerie Butler's dead body, drove up to 130 mph trying to escape the police.
A Florissant man who was just released from jail in September is accused of leading police on a drunken high-speed chase Thursday morning that ended in Hazelwood. Authorities say Paul Alan Tripp, 28, sped away from them during a traffic stop around 3:00 a.m. Pine Lawn Police chased Tripp on Interstate 70 to I-270 and then to Highway 370 before he crashed in the City of Hazelwood at Aubuchon and Missouri Bottom Roads. Pine Lawn Police Officer John Bernsen said Tripp drove at speeds near 130 mph before he crashed into farmland and was then taken into custody. He was charged with Felony DWI, resisting arrest and Careless and Imprudent Driving charges. Bail was set at $40,000. This is reportedly his fourth DWI. Authorities say they plan to …
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Our panel of experts are waiting in the comments to answer your culinary questions in the latest installment of Ask the Patch Pro.
It's time for another edition of Ask the Patch Pro, where each week we tackle a different topic and open up the comments section for questions. Our team of experts stop in to help you out and answer your questions. This week we're talking all about food and cooking. Patch wants to help you get your questions answered, but we needed some help. We've compiled a team of experts to help us out. Meet the experts: If you have a food/cooking related question, ask below in our comment section and one of our experts will answer! If you consider yourself a local expert and would like to be added to the list, let us know! email@example.com
Monday, June 4, 2012
Whether you like a good walking trail, ponds or great playgrounds, 'Patch' wants you to vote for the best park. Is it Creve Coeur Park, St. Ferdinand Park or Harry S. Truman Park? Hurry! Voting closes Thursday at 5 p.m.
For this week's Patch Readers' Choice discussion, we asked readers to name a great park. Thanks to those of you who commented and told us your pick! This week, these three locations were nominated the most: You can cast your vote for your favorite among the finalists by submitting your answer in the poll below. Once you've voted, click on your favorite location and leave a review. Voting will continue through Thursday, and ends at 5 p.m. Check back Friday morning to find out who has been chosen as this week's Readers' Choice Champion as best park. After you've voted, be sure to tell us in the comments section below why your favorite is the best. And if you think we missed a great spot in this week's Readers' Choice competition, let us know…
Monday, May 28, 2012
Whether you enjoy a scenic walk, a great lake in which to fish, or a nice place to take your dogs to play, 'Patch" wants to know the best green space in Hazelwood, Florissant or Maryland Heights.
Whether you go running in the morning or take your children throughout the day, nominate your favorite park or green space. We are talking about dog parks, fishing conservation areas, wherever you go outdoors to enjoy nature What is this? Formerly "Dining Debate," welcome to "Readers' Choice," a column aimed at sharing the best finds in our area: Florissant, Hazelwood and Maryland Heights. This weekly feature invites you to nominate and vote on your favorite places for a variety of eats and treats, services, recreation, shopping and a host of other things. How does it work? You may be used to the two day voting period Dining Debate had, but Patch is now offering more time to get even more reader feedback. Now, on Monday, we will ask you to…
Monday, May 21, 2012
Whether you like coffee, lattes, or hot chocolate, 'Patch' wants you to vote for the best place to get it in Maryland Heights, Hazelwood and Florissant. Hurry. Voting closes Thursday at 5 p.m.
For this week's Patch Readers' Choice discussion, we asked readers to name a great coffee shop. Thanks to those of you who commented and told us your pick! This week, three locations were nominated: You can cast your vote for your favorite among the finalists by submitting your answer in the poll below. Once you've voted, click on your favorite location and leave a review. Voting will continue through Thursday, and ends at 5 p.m. Check back Friday morning to find out who has been chosen as this week's Readers' Choice Champion as best coffee shop. After you've voted, be sure to tell us in the comments section below why your favorite is the best. And if you think we missed a great spot in this week's Readers' Choice competition, let us know …