Monday, February 28, 2011
Ameren reports hundreds without power in Creve Coeur overnight.
Warm temperatures helped generate fierce severe weather conditions in St. Louis County late Sunday and early Monday morning, producing tornado warnings, reports of spotter-confirmed tornado activity and downed power lines across the area, according to multiple news outlets, including the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. A check of Ameren UE's online Power Outage map showed that in the Creve Coeur area, more than 900 customers were without power, at 1 a.m. Monday. The Creve Coeur Fire Protection District reported business as usual for the most part, with reports of lines down, but no major calls and no injuries. The Creve Coeur Police Department did report a handful of residential fires in the Country Manor area late Sunday, but said they were …
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Elderly man had been reported missing after walking his dog Wednesday night.
A spokeswoman for St. John's Mercy Medical Center confirms that the 81 year-old man found by police late Wednesday night after an apparent fall down a 12-foot embankment in a Creve Coeur subdivision, has died. Authorities are not releasing the man's name, but say an autopsy was planned for Thursday. **** Creve Coeur Police said an 81 year-old man was in critical condition following injuries sustained from a 12 foot fall Wednesday night near the Lakeshore subdivision, located near New Ballas Rd. and Ladue Rd. Emergency crews responded to the 11000 block of Lakeshore Drive just before 8 p.m. for a report of a man who was lost or missing. The man's wife said he had gone out to walk the family's dog. An …
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Creve Coeur has many opportunities to give back.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Lisa Andrews
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
During the holidays, our thoughts often turn toward giving. Volunteering is an excellent way to give back to the community, and there are many organizations in Creve Coeur that would appreciate volunteer help. Whether you wish to contribute on a one-time or a continuing basis, these ten places offer ample opportunities to donate your time and talents. The Ronald McDonald House has long-term opportunities for "in-house" volunteers, including welcoming visitors to the house and helping in the Family Rooms. These positions have a minimum age requirement of 18 and have an application process. If you are looking for a way to give right away, during the holiday season, collecting toys and gifts for the holiday McGift shop, where house residents …
Monday, December 6, 2010
From unattended cooking to simple details such as locking doors can save residents from a painful holiday.
Sometimes paying attention to the most minute detail can make all the difference in having a joyous holiday season. That was the theme of a recent holiday safety session at the Creve Coeur Government Center delivered by the Creve Coeur Fire Protection District and the Creve Coeur Police Department. Deputy Fire Marshal Jerry McQueen and Officer Jonathan McIntosh gave approximately 30 Creve Coeur residents valuable tips during the holidays and beyond. McQueen stressed the importance of home fire extinguishers, smoke detectors, taking fire alarms seriously and having a home fire evacuation plan. McIntosh shared insights for safe online and in-store shopping as well as tips for sharpening observation skills and being aware of one's …