Monday, September 3, 2012
For Labor Day, Patch looks at how jobs have changed during the last century.
This is a story about jobs that, by and large, simply don’t exist in the United States anymore. Or if they do, are holding on by the fiber-optic thread that will soon extinguish the occupation for good. Some are ancient history, like the iceman who has not cometh since the Eisenhower Administration. And others – including the minimum wage Wal-Mart “greeter” - were here just yesterday. A LESS DISPOSABLE TIME At The Sun newspaper of Baltimore – where many wonder if reporters will eventually go the way of the typewriter (and the skilled folks who repaired them) – there used to be an aged, exceedingly polite elevator operator named Barney Barney. [Yes, his first name and his last name were – inexplicably - the same.] Though extraordinary …
Sunday, September 2, 2012
Trash pickup and city meetings are pushed back this week.
Due to the Labor Day holiday, Creve Coeur city government offices, state and federal government offices are closed Monday. The Creve Coeur Planning and Zoning Commission meeting regularly scheduled for Monday will instead be held Tuesday, starting at 7 p.m. Postal Service deliveries will resume Tuesday. Trash service will be pushed back by a day. Monday routes will be picked up Tuesday, and so on, through Saturday.
Friday, August 31, 2012
All lanes of eastbound I-64 double-deck structure to close Thursday night.
The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) will suspend all construction in all work zones Friday at noon for the Labor Day holiday. Some permanent work zones will remain in place, but work will not resume until Tuesday morning at 9 a.m. Motorists should be aware of the following on-going closures: