Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The Clayton Board of Aldermen meet on Tuesday, May 14.
The Clayton Board of Aldermen is set to review its sign ordinance at its discussion session Tuesday, May 14, at Clayton City Hall. The board is slated to hold the discussion at 6:15 p.m., followed by a 7 p.m. board meeting. Items on the agenda include: Public Hearing City Manager's Report The meeting is open to the public.
Monday, May 13, 2013
New Medicare database shows how hospitals across serving the region — and the rest of the nation — compare for care. Would the wait times for area emergency rooms surprise you?
If you go to the emergency room in Missouri, how long will it take before you see a medical professional? The federal government says 36 minutes on average. For residents of Clayton-Richmond Heights Patch, whose closest emergency room options are SSM St. Mary's Health Center and Barnes-Jewish Hospital, that's not good news: Wait times at both hospitals were above the state average—six minutes more for St. Mary's and much longer at Barnes. In our chart above, you can compare the two nearest hospitals to Clayton-Richmond Heights Patch residents in key measures such as wait time to be seen in the emergency, wait times for painkillers and the amount of time patients waited to be admitted when needed (note: you can scroll down to the other …
The event honors fallen public servants.
The Thirty-Sixth Annual Uniform Day Memorial Ceremony was held Friday, May 10 behind Police Headquarters in Clayton. Participating in the program were a police and fire honor guard, a police rifle squad and the St. Louis County Police Pipes and Drums. The traditional ceremony consisted of the posting of colors, a roll call of the deceased and a 16 volley shotgun salute. Several police and fire departments from around the St. Louis area participated in the ceremony. According to a press release, the wearing of dress uniforms by all commissioned personnel, regardless of assignment, serves as a visual affirmation of the commitment of these public safety providers to their chosen profession. May 15 is Peace Officers Memorial Day. How will you…
Friday, May 10, 2013
The cost to the bank has been "significant," an executive said.
Customers of Commerce Bank should keep an eye on the mail. You're likely getting new debit cards, even if you didn't ask for one. Clayton-based Commerce Bancshares confirms that customers throughout the region are getting new cards as a precaution following a security breach at Schnucks grocery stores around the area that compromised customer financial data. Carl Bradbury, Commerce's Director of Consumer Products, wouldn't identify Schnucks by name in an interview Thursday but did acknowledge "a large event" where cards were considered compromised, prompting the move. The decision to re-issue does not mean that a customer's card was necessarily compromised, but that it was used during a time period where others were. Bradbury also said …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Congratulations to Clayton Sophomore John Howard who pitched a No Hitter in Clayton’s 9-0 victory against Whitfield on Monday.
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Thursday, May 9
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Breakfast is served Tuesday through Sunday until 2:30 daily in the Colonial MarketPlace.
Remember when your grandmother would whip up those buttermilk pancakes and juicy eggs on a cold winter morning? Walk into the Original Pancake House in the new Colonial MarketPlace and it’s Deja vu all over again. Entering the pancake house is like entering one of those rustic backwood cabins so well known in Michigan or Wisconsin. The aroma of breakfast food is is in the air. The pine walls and stone fireplace and wooden floor are like a trip back in time. There are so many things to know about the new Original Pancake House. “We open at 7 a.m. daily, if you come in at 6:45 a.m., we’ll be ready with a cup of hot coffee,” said Rounds. The breakfast menu is available until closing at 2:30 p.m. The lunch menu is available starting at 10:30 …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Lake Saint Louis Police said Joseph T. Maddock taught at several schools in St. Louis and St. Charles counties since 2001. He's now being accused of sexually touching a 10-year-old student.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Information on the April 2 municipal election were the most read on Clayton-Richmond Heights Patch in April 2013.
Want to know what's going on in your neighborhood? Here are the ten most-read stories from Clayton-Richmond Heights Patch for April 2013. Crime news is included in its own list: Man Pulls Gun in Parking Space Argument Tops April Crime What was your favorite Patch story in April? Tell us in the comments.
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Original Pancake House is open; Cini opens this coming week and Ivy Hill Boutique holds an official opening tonight.
The Colonial MarketPlace in Ladue and Clayton is crazy busy. While workers are feverishly getting construction done, other places are “open for business” or will do so, this coming week or next. Cini Italian Chow has a store front taking employment applications. While fixtures are in place, construction on Cini will come down to the wire for a May 7 launch. “This is our second location. We are on South Grand in the flats area. Think of us as a Chipolte but we are Italian, not Mexican,” said David Clark, their general manager. The Original Pancake House is swarming with customers, sampling the apple and Dutch pancakes while sipping fresh orange juice from their $10,000 Zumex processor, purchased directly from Denmark. Other businesses …
Friday, May 3, 2013
The first farmers market of the year opens at 8:30 a.m. Saturday.
You know it's spring when the Clayton Farmers Market returns. This weekend marks the opening market of the 2013 season. The Farmers Market will be open with a "Call to the Market" on bagpipes at 8:30 a.m. in the parking lot next to Straubs. Bluegrass music by the Ramblers will be the entertainment from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more on opening day events, check out Deb Henderson's Farmers Market blog. All items for sale at the Clayton Farmers Market are Missouri/Illinois-made and food-themed products with emphasis on the home-grown, home-made or hand crafted, according to the market's web site. 2013 vendors include: Editor's Note: Some incorrect information was on the Clayton Farmers Market web site. The vendor list was updated at 9:30 a…