Wednesday, May 16, 2012
The Richmond Heights Memorial Library will offer reading challenges, prizes and a variety of family friendly events throughout the summer as part of the annual program.
A wealth of prizes and activities will be offered starting in June as part of the Richmond Heights Memorial Library's summer reading program. A free kickoff party will happen at 1 p.m. June 9 at the library, 8001 Dale Ave., and feature a presentation from the World Bird Sanctuary titled "All About Owls." There will be a variety of weekly events including presenters throughout the summer, and a geocaching event is being planned for Forest Park. Registration for the reading program begins June 1 at the library, and three divisions will be offered: Patrons are encouraged to pick up a list of summer events or sign up for the reading program by going to the library. More information is available by calling 314-645-6202 or 314-655-3562.
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
And what is a reasonable curfew time?
When St. Louis students are let out of school in a few short days, they'll make plenty of plans. They'll get together with friends, go to movies and attend parties. Hear that sound, parents? That's your brain in action, trying to find a happy medium freedom and overbearing-ness. There are issues of trust, responsibility and safety to consider. So onto this week's question: What is a reasonable curfew for your 17- and 18-year-olds? And what is the best way to implement such a curfew without starting a war?
Friday, April 29, 2011
The event happens from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside of The Center of Clayton.
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Friday, April 29, 2011
St. Louisans will have the opportunity to get rid of their prescription drugs they no longer need Saturday in Clayton. Five officers with the Clayton Police Department will staff the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day site in cooperation with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), said Community Services Officer Korey Golcynski. "It's a good program for those wanting to protect the environment," Golcynski said. It gives people an alternative to throwing drugs in the trash or flushing them down the toilet, he said, and it can help keep drugs out of the hands of young people. The drugs can also be discarded confidentially. Clayton participated in the inaugural take-back event in 2010, he said. This year's event will be held …
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
St. Louis resident Matt Seilback directed the film, which premiers Saturday night at MRH High School.
Filming a movie about homeless youth in the Maplewood Richmond Heights School District proved to be a "profound" experience for Matt Seilback. "They were very engaging, and they asked me questions about my life regularly," said Seilback, speaking about the four boys he followed during the 2008-2009 school year. Three of them—Jeff, Steven and Fred—were seniors, and the fourth, Ty're, an eighth-grader during the time of filming, is Fred's younger brother. They stayed at Joe's Place, a residence that at any given time serves as a home to up to four homeless teenage boys, who can stay at the residence throughout their high school career until graduation. The project is a partnership involving the district, local churches, Community …