Monday, December 31, 2012
Forecasters are predicting 1-4 inches of snow, which may make New Year's Eve driving conditions hazardous.
Do your New Year's Eve plans include travel? If so, don't be caught off guard! A winter weather advisory has been issued for the entire St. Louis area through 6 a.m. Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. Forecasters are predicting between 1-4 inches of snow. The snow is expected to begin in the morning and continue through late Monday night. For continuous updates, check the National Weather Service's Severe Weather Summary Page. The snow may mix with freezing rain at times this afternoon and tonight. To keep up with the latest travel conditions, visit the Missouri Department of Transportation's Travel Information Map. Editor's note: This story was updated at 10 a.m.
Sunday, December 30, 2012
Check out these ways to ring in the new year together as a family.
Here are 5 things we've scouted out that aren't too far away from Creve Coeur. Are we missing something fun and easy for the whole family? Tell us in the comment section. New Year's Eve Walk Hike Columbia Bottom Conservation Area on New Year's Eve from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Appropriate for kids ages 10 and older. Families will discover the sounds of the night and will spend a few minutes at the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers before heading back. Reservations are required and open Dec. 15, call 314-877-6014 to reserve. Noontime New Year Celebration with the Magic House Ring in 2013 a little early at The Magic House. Between 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. kids are invited to dance to music by Complete Music, make wish wands and noise …
Saturday, January 1, 2011
Storms don't stop Creve Coeur New Year's Eve effort from moving forward
When Thomas Bitter received a call from his son Jason asking if his curfew could be extended, Bitter saw no harm in it. The young man, a 17-year-old athlete with a winning sense of humor, was given permission to stay out later than normal. It was the last conversation Bitter would ever have with his son. "As it turns out, that was one of those decisions that I'll regret but I've come to peace with the fact that I didn't kill him," Bitter said. "A drunk driver did." Bitter said the young man died when an impaired motorist crossed the center line striking the vehicle Jason was in, killing him and one of his friends. Another person in the car was injured. All three victims were teens. "He was just in the wrong place at the wrong time," said …