Monday, June 11, 2012
Take a peek at what will be featured on Creve Coeur Patch and find out how to contribute yourself!
Happy Monday, everyone! Diving into what's shaping up to be a warm week in June, here's a glimpse at what to expect this week on Patch: The Creve Coeur City Council is set to meet Monday and will be discussing some weighty issues such as the 2013 budget, campaign finance paperwork accessibility reform and MX zoning issues. Make sure to read through our preview and stick with Patch as we cover the most notable topics from the meeting this week. Quite the crowd gathered for former Mayor Harold Dielmann's retirement celebration last Saturday. Dielmann served as mayor of Creve Coeur for 28 years. Chaminade's alumni sports hall of fame dinner was also last Saturday. Patch will have a recap of the event and its inductees. As usual, check back …
The retirement reception for former Mayor Harold Dielmann celebrated his 28 years of public service to the city.
It isn't everyday someone presents your life to you by the numbers. On June 9, former Creve Coeur Mayor Harold Dielmann had that experience -- adding it to the counted others commemorating his retirement from 28 years of public service as mayor. Though his terms were broken up from 1966-1985 and 2003-2012, Dielmann's impact in the city and in other area capacities were recognized in full fashion from city and state government officials, business owners, friends and family. Dielmann, 82 -- as he was reminded in the "Harold by the Numbers" presentation during the evening -- was the honored guest at the Skip Viragh Center for the Fine Arts at Chaminade. The reception, beginning at 5 p.m., led up to a presentation of proclamations and other …
Sunday, June 10, 2012
More than 400 people visited the reception June 9 as co-workers, family and friends of former Mayor Harold Dielmann.
Walking into Chaminade's Skip Viragh Center for the Fine Arts the evening of June 9, it was not hard to realize people were happy to be there celebrating the 28 years of former Creve Coeur Mayor Harold Dielmann's public service. More than 400 of perhaps the Dielmann family's "closest friends" came in support to honor Dielmann's retirement. Dielmann, 82, was often seen side-by-side with his wife, Pat, shaking hands and holding conversations with each attendee. Representatives from Creve Coeur government, state officials and members of other local governments paid tribute to Dielmann in a presentation of proclamations, personal notes and other prestigious gifts. Check back -- Patch will have more on the story Monday.
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Creve Coeur's Mayor chaired his final City Council meeting Monday night.
Monday night's Creve Coeur City Council meeting saw the city formally accept recognition for the police department's work to achieve accreditation. (See Video) The body also held a public hearing and approved the city's Capital Improvement Plan through the 2017 fiscal year, but that's not why Pat Dielmann was in attendance. She told those who asked that in her husband Harold's 28-year tenure over two stints as Mayor, she'd been to just two meetings of the Creve Coeur City Council, each time being for swearing-in ceremonies for her husband. Monday, she broke with tradition and attended the last session Harold Dielmann will chair after a total of 28 years in office. It was the Mayor's first meeting back on city business after an absence due…
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Heated City Council discussion debates how best to honor Harold Dielmann's 28 years of service as the city's mayor.
Next month, Harold Dielmann will retire after spending 28 of the last 46 years as Mayor of Creve Coeur. Dielmann, 82, is term-limited and cannot run for re-election after having served as Mayor since 2003. While there was universal agreement at Monday's city council meeting that his service should be honored, exactly how that should be done and how it should be paid for was a source of controversy. An informal group of residents, including some current and former city council members, have met and put together the outlines of a potential June event at Chaminade. The issue? If the city should put up $1500 to be reimbursed either through entrance fees and or a combination of corporate sponsors, with the hope of at least breaking even. Ward 3…
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
City leaders take stock of the first few months of an ordinance to combat problem deer.
As the city of Creve Coeur has discussed how to handle issues tied to nuisance deer over the last year, city leaders have echoed the refrain that the animals don't mind municipal boundaries. That theme was repeated Monday night as city council members discussed the aftermath of the first deer season under a new ordinance allowing hunting on private property. By the numbers: Creve Coeur resident Gary Wilson, a resident of Conway Gardens, voiced a concern about having been approached multiple times by prospective hunters who showed no identification or proof of approval from the city. Hunters are not required to have a solicitor's permit under terms of the existing ordinance. Councilmembers Beth Kistner and Tara Nealey both said they would …
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Parkway Northeast Middle School joins schools from around the country in making declaration.
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
WHEREAS; The Inclusive Schools Network and Schools around the world have designated the week of December 5-9, 2011 As INCLUSIVE SCHOOLS WEEK; And WHEREAS; PARKWAY NORTHEAST MIDDLE SCHOOL is committed to providing an education in schools and classrooms that are welcoming and capable of educating all children, embrace the Viking Values of Respect, Caring, Responsibility, Honesty, and Integrity; and, WHEREAS; The EDUCATORS of PARKWAY NORTHEAST MIDDLE SCHOOL recognize that EACH CHILD is UNIQUE, LEARNS DIFFERENTLY, and, therefore, LEARNS BETTER if teaching is TAILORED TO THEIR ABILITIES and INTERESTS; and, WHEREAS; The EDUCATORS and FAMILIES of PARKWAY NORTHEAST MIDDLE SCHOOL have been working hard to ensure that our classrooms and schools …
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
The annual Night Out event encourages neighborhoods to take a stand against crime – and have fun at the same time.
The City of Creve Coeur held its 22nd annual Night Out event June 21, attracting the participation of 19 area subdivisions. From 6-8:30 p.m., caravans of vehicles and officials from the Creve Coeur Police Department, Creve Coeur Fire Protection District, Neighborhood Watch Association, Joint Crime Prevention and other City representatives traveled to participating neighborhoods throughout the City. These subdivisions organized block parties and outdoor gatherings to draw families to the safety vehicles and officials. “It gives us a chance to meet the people in the neighborhoods,” said Crime Prevention Officer Jonathan McIntosh of the Creve Coeur Police Department. “It shows them we’re here for them in a non-emergency situation and gives us…