Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Stay with Patch today for updated information and results as polls close.
It's election day for Affton and Shrewsbury voters. Are you ready? If not, Patch has you covered. Here is a rundown of the major races in the area. To learn more about the candidates, simply click on the links. We've included profiles for all candidates who returned their questionnaires. To view your sample ballot, visit the Secretary of State website. AFFTON FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT There are three candidates are running for one open seat on the Affton Fire Protection District's Board of Directors. The term is for six years. SHREWSBURY In Shrewsbury, there is one seat open in each of the city's three wards. Aldermanic terms are two years. Shrewsbury Board of Aldermen - Ward 1 Shrewsbury Board of Aldermen - Ward 2 Shrewsbury Board of …
Monday, April 1, 2013
The April 2 election is Tuesday. Here's what you need to know about the candidates you'll see on the ballot.
Saturday, March 30, 2013
A report from Beyond November staff
Friday, March 29, 2013
See how your favorite Affton and Shrewsbury restaurants fared in recent St. Louis County Health Department inspections.
Restaurant inspections in Affton, Shrewsbury, and the surrounding areas are conducted by the St. Louis County Department of Health. Patch has a summary of the public reports affecting area eating and drinking establishments reviewed in January and February 2013. This article contains the second half, and the first half is included in a previous article. Grade rankings range from A (highest) to C (lowest). Report comments and explanations are provided in Patch's summary. Follow-up and opening inspections are noted, other visits are routine. Follow us on Facebook for more news about restaurants in Affton-Shrewsbury. Café Affton, 8713 Gravois Rd. Inspection date: Jan. 9 Grade: A (100) Comments: Items from a Dec. 31 inspection were corrected. …
Thursday, March 28, 2013
The Missouri Department of Transportation reports the St. Louis work zones for March 28 to April 3.
During this holiday weekend, motorists need to be aware of two major impacts to traffic. All lanes and ramps of Interstate 64 between Hampton and Forest Park avenues will be closed from Friday night until early Monday morning. In addition, westbound Interstate 70 at the Blanchette Missouri River Bridge will be reduced to only one lane open late Friday night until early Saturday morning. The detour for westbound I-64 will be to get off the interstate at the Forest Park Avenue exit (exit 38A) and follow Forest Park Avenue to Kingshighway. After turning left onto Kingshighway, drivers will follow Kingshighway back to the interstate. The detour for eastbound I-64 will be to get off the interstate at the Hampton Avenue exit (exit 34B), turn…
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 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 in the area. To learn more about the candidates, simply click on the links. We've included profiles for all candidates who returned their questionnaires. To view your sample ballot, visit the Secretary of State website. SHREWSBURY In Shrewsbury, there is one seat open in each of the city's three wards. Aldermanic terms are two years. Shrewsbury Board of Aldermen - Ward 1 Shrewsbury Board of Aldermen - Ward 2 Shrewsbury Board of Aldermen - Ward 3 LINDBERGH SCHOOL DISTRICT In the Lindbergh School District, voters will decide on two three-year seats on the Board of Education. There are four candidates vying for the two …
MoDOT celebrated one century of operation in March. How much do you know about the transportation department?
The Missouri Department of Transportation announced it's celebrating its 100th year anniversary this month. MoDOT released the following details of its creation in a news release. One hundred years ago, just after President Woodrow Wilson was inaugurated and as women campaigned for the right to vote, the Missouri General Assembly created the State Highway Department. Because on March 22, 1913, the precursor to today’s Missouri Department of Transportation came to be, Governor Jay Nixon recently issued a proclamation recognizing the 100thanniversary of the Missouri Department of Transportation. “At that time, most road building equipment was mule-powered,” said MoDOT interim director Dave Nichols. “Today, our skilled crews and contractors …
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Looking for information on candidates in the Affton Fire board race? Here's what you need to know about Robert Hehmeyer, Robert Kuelker and David Pearson.
Beyond November Staff discusses the week in politics.
Hehmeyer is one of three candidates seeking a seat on the Fire Board.
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. My name is Robert Hehmeyer. I am 54 years old and live at 7717 New Hampshire Avenue. I graduated from Affton High School in 1977 and have some college education. I trained to be a Journeyman Electrician with the International Brotherhood of Electricians, Local One. I have two daughters Amy and Christine: Amy is pursuing a degree in Primary Education at Webster University. Christine is Studying to be a Physical Therapist at Lindenwood University. I was born and raised in Affton. I have lived here for 45 years and have been involved in …