Forest Park Avenue to reopen Sept 1

Kingshighway/Forest Park Parkway intersection set to open September 1 Sent on behalf of BJH. What began last December with the closing of a major roadway soon will be a distant memory as the project to construct a traditional four-way intersection at Forest Park Parkway and Kingshighway Boulevard nears completion. Opening day is scheduled for September 1, likely a mid-afternoon time determined by the City of St. Louis. “This project, a partnership among BJC HealthCare, Washington Read More…

Request for return of heirloom rocks

Three fossil rocks have disappeared from my front yard fountain at 4163 West Pine. The three fossil rocks were collected in the Ozarks by my grandfather Harry E. Wolf, inventor of the patented Wolf valve which was used for many years by Laclede Gas. My sisters and I split Grandpa’s rock collection and these three rocks are my share. I would very much like them back because they are of great sentimental value. I hope that whoever Read More…

WPLNA MINUTES 06.13.17

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 06.13.17 MINUTES Minutes for May 9, 2017 were approved as written. TREASURER’S REPORT The Association’s bank account has changed from Eagle to Enterprise Bank. Staff, location, and financial terms remain the same. Savings account balance:          $1,055.25 Certificate of deposit value:      $7,090.98 Checking account balance:       $1,910.19 Mr. Werner reminded attendees that annual WPLNA dues are now due and can be paid at the close of the meeting Read More…

City Studio: New Ownership / Free Yoga Classes

Hello Neighbors, You may have heard that my husband, Noel Cookson, and I have purchased The City Studio at 8 N. Newstead. I have rented space there for years to teach yoga. When Sara and Jack Burke said they were ready to sell, we jumped at the chance. New classes are being added during this session. To give students a chance to try them out, they are free for a month. I hope you will Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 05.09.17

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 05.09.17    President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:00 and waived the normal order of business to accommodate our guest speakers: Judge Roy Richter, Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District Matthew Vianello, Attorney from Jacobson, Press & Fields Thomas Neill, Attorney and member of the 22nd Circuit Judicial Commission.   The guests explained why we voters have a choice among candidates for some judicial positions but Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 04.11.17

WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes 04.11.17 MINUTES Minutes for March 14, 2017 were approved with one correction. TREASURER’S REPORT Savings account balance:          $1,251.69 Certificate of deposit value:     $7,090.98 Checking account balance:       $1,054.90 Mr. Werner reminded attendees that annual WPLNA dues are now due and can be paid at the close of the meeting or via mail to Mr. Terry Werner, WPLNA Treasurer, 4121 West Pine Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108. BEAUTIFICATION Read More…

WPLNA Minutes 03.14.17

  WEST PINE LACLEDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Minutes: 03.14.17 President Harold Karabell called the meeting to order at 7:05 PM Harold dispensed with the usual order of business to allow presentations by Kacey Cordes, Sean Thomas, and Thomas Strunk KACEY CORDES PRESENTATION MS Cordes, an independent candidate for St. Louis mayor in the April 4, 2017 elections, opted for open floor question/answer session rather than delivery of a brief speech about her positions. Among the questions Read More…

CWE Ideas: Saving Public Radio

CWE Ideas Saving Public Radio  March 9, 2017,  7:30pm – 8:30pm Location: Selkirk Auctioneers & Appraisers/4739 McPherson Avenue There is talk in Washington about defunding the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), all of which could severely damage NPR, PBS, local stations and more. CWE Ideas presents a Thought Salon featuring Tim Eby, General Manager St. Louis Public Radio and John Read More…