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.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Harold Sanger took over the reins from Linda Goldstein Tuesday night.
After six years as mayor and eight more on the Clayton board of aldermen, Linda Goldstein officiated her final meeting Tuesday night in Clayton. After the board certified the April 2 election results, Goldstein adjourned the meeting. Harold Sanger was sworn in as the new mayor. The final certified vote tally was as follows: The totals did not change from the unofficial totals reported on election night. Sanger said the evening's proceedings, which included several tributes to Goldstein and her service to the city, were not about the person in the mayor's seat. "Tonight is not about me and it's not about Linda either," he said. "It is about those that came before us and the legacy that we will leave for those that come after us." Sanger…
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Moylan said the Hadley Township redevelopment is the biggest issue facing Richmond Heights.
Megan Moylan has defeated Mark T. Cockson, 169 to 77 in the race to fill Gina Mitten's vacated Richmond Heights Council 3 seat on the Richmond Heights City Council. Moylan said she is looking forward to the challenge. "The campaign was a great time to connect with the community and I'm excited about the opportunity to serve the residents of District 3 in Richmond Heights," she said. Moylan stated in a previous Patch article that she believes the biggest issue facing Richmond Heights is to complete the Hadley Township redevelopment. "Currently, Hadley Township has many vacant properties and is experiencing blight. I believe we need to find a redevelopment plan that works for all residents," she said. Megan Moylan, 37, has been a Richmond …
Sanger received 40.77 percent of the vote, according to unofficial tallies
The three-way race to replace Clayton Mayor Linda Goldstein has been won by Harold Sanger, a retired businessman and former Clayton alderman. "I'm blown away," Sanger told Patch. He added that he was "exhausted" after a long election day, but was celebrating the win with his "wonderful family and supporters." See our previous story for complete race coverage: It's Election Day in Clayton, Richmond Heights With seven of seven precincts counted, the unofficial vote totals are as follows: Sanger said had believed the three-way race might have finished up a bit tighter, but he was proud of the three candidates and their "good, clean races." "I have a tremendous amount of respect for the other two candidates," Sanger said. "We've been friends …
Patch has all the news you need for Election Day 2013.
Voters in Clayton and Richmond Heights go to the polls Tuesday to elect a new mayor in Clayton and a council person in Richmond Heights. Bookmark this page as Patch will be updating vote totals as they come in on contested races after polls close at 7 p.m. Here is a rundown of the major races. To learn more about the candidates and the proposition, simply click on the links. To view your sample ballot, visit the Secretary of State website. City of Clayton There are three candidates running for mayor of Clayton. Click on the links below to see profiles for the candidates: City of Richmond Heights There are two candidates seeking Gina Mitten's vacated seat on the Richmond Heights City Council. They are:
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
The April 2 election is just a week away. Are you prepared? Here's what you need to know about the candidates and propositions you'll see on the ballot.
The April 2 election is just days away. Are you ready? If not, Patch has you covered. Here is a rundown of the major races and proposition in the area. To learn more about the candidates and the proposition, simply click on the links. To view your sample ballot, visit the Secretary of State website. City of Clayton There are three candidates running for mayor of Clayton. Click on the links below to see profiles for the candidates: City of Richmond Heights There are two candidates seeking Gina Mitten's vacated seat on the Richmond Heights City Council. They are: See our previous coverage:
Monday, March 25, 2013
Moylan is seeking Gina Mitten's vacated seat on the Richmond Heights City Council.
Patch sent all local candidates for office identical questionnaires in order to compile candidate profiles prior to the April election. Each candidate who returned the survey will be featured on the site. Megan Moylan, 37 Background I have past work experience in human resources, social services and teaching. I worked for the State of Missouri where I helped elderly and disabled people with benefits. I plan to return to teaching in the near future. Through my experiences, I have met many different people. I am very adept at helping people solve problems under a variety of circumstances. I know these skills will serve my constituents well on the city council. While home with my children, I have looked for opportunities to get involved in my…
Friday, March 22, 2013
A list of supporters for Berger III's campaign is included in the article.
Almonds Restaurant and City Coffee House are among the contributors to Alex Berger III's campaign to become the next mayor of Clayton. That's according to campaign finance reports filed with the Missouri Ethics Commission. Documents show that Berger III raised $13,710 through Feb. 20. About $11,000 of that was received between Jan. 1 and Feb. 16, 2013, which is the most recent filing period. The rest of the contributions were made before then. Berger III is running against Ward 2 Alderwoman Michelle Harris and former alderman Harold Sanger. Through February, his committee spent $9,274, with much of that going to mailing costs, databases from CompleteCampaigns.com and advertising (disclosure: Patch received advertising payments). More …
A list of supporters for Harris' campaign is included in the article.
Documents show that Ward 2 Alderwoman Michelle Harris raised $18,225 through Feb. 21 in her effort to become the next mayor of Clayton. That's according to campaign finance reports filed with St. Louis County. About $5,000 in monetary contributions were received in January and most of February, which is the most recent filing period. The rest of the contributions were made before then. Harris is running against Ward 3 Alderman Alex Berger III and former alderman Harold Sanger. Michelle Harris' committee has spent about $18,000 this election, with about half of that spending occurring in January and February. More information about campaign contributions for both opponents is available on Patch. The next round of campaign finance reports …
The three candidates discussed the issue during a public forum. What's your take on the matter?
The St. Louis County Library has expressed an interest in relocating the Clayton Mid-County Branch from its current location to the Clayton High School campus. It would give the students better access, but would move it away from some neighborhoods. Director Charles Pace told Patch a decision is six to eight months away. What are your thoughts? The candidates in the Clayton mayoral race in April—Ward 3 Alderman Alex Berger III, Ward 2 Alderwoman Michelle Harris and former alderman Harold Sanger—all see benefits to a move. They answered the question during a public debate on March 14. Berger said he has residents in Ward 3 who aren't happy about the library moving away from their neighborhood, but on the other hand, libraries connect …