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Creve Coeur In Review: Hospital Changes, Parents As Teachers and Will Bruin's Leg

A roundup of how other news outlets covered items of Creve Coeur interest this week.

Each and every day, we endeavor here at Creve Coeur Patch to do original reporting on items of interest to the people and places which hold a special part of Creve Coeur in their heart.

We know we're not the only ones out there doing it, so in that spirit, here's a look at a few items we found which we thought were worth passing onto you for a look.

There is change coming to one hospital in Creve Coeur, and another hospital firm headquartered here:

  • Late last month, annnounced it would be known as Mercy Hospital St. Louis, effective September 1. The move to streamline the system's identity comes as the company welcomes a new president to St. Louis. KSDK-TV has information on Jeffrey Johnston.
  • Clayton-Richmond Heights Patch spoke with Sister Mary Jean Ryan, who handed over the reigns as first and only Chief Executive earlier this week to William Thompson.

The Jewish community in Creve Coeur is getting ready to host a first of its kind program in St. Louis. will launching a Parents as Teachers Program. The St. Louis Jewish Light reports that for $125 per child, Jewish Parents as Teachers "will provide a year-long menu of services, including home visits from parent educators to teach parents what to expect, screenings to assess development and personalized support." The newspaper reports it is the first faith-based attempt at the program in the St. Louis area.

On the athletic front, former Spartan Will Bruin learned earlier this week that he'll be out of action for four to six weeks after surgery on his left knee, according to a team press release and mlssoccer.com.

And finally, Creve Coeur's Congressman was part of the debut of a new Huffington Post platform, Black Voices. Representative William Lacy Clay (D-St. Louis City) wrote about job growth.

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