Neighborhood Security Initiative Update

September 22 update: I just received a call from Captain Mike Mueller, Commander of District 5, the police arrested 2 suspects last night in one of the stolen vehicles taken from the area of Laclede and Boyle and third suspect has been identified and is wanted.  The police are confident these are the subjects responsible for the recent robberies and carjackings.  We will still have a detail out since there is a subject still at-large.Jim Whyte Read More…

Eternal vigilance is the price of a safe city neighborhood

Last night at approximately 11 p.m. there was a reported robbery/carjacking at 4245 West Pine.  The female victim was approached by 3 suspects, one of which was armed with a gun.  The suspect demanded her keys and took her vehicle heading west on West Pine.  The victim was not injured during the incident.   This is the 3rd similar incident in the same general location recently.   — It is especially important to exercise caution and vigilance Read More…

Robbery and Carjacking Incidents

Last night there was a reported Robbery 2nd at 4355 Maryland around 9 pm.  The female victim parked at the address when 3 male suspects jumped into her car while she was still inside.  The suspect successfully took the car during the incident.  No injuries were reported At 10:20 pm, there was another similar incident reported at 4326 Laclede.  The female victim parked and got out of her car when she was approached by 4 Read More…

Cleanup volunteers sought

We are recruiting residents who walk the neighborhood daily and are willing to commit to picking up garbage in our alleys and streets. It can be a great form of exercise to walk and an opportunity to keep our business and residential blocks clean. To help facilitate this effort we are offering a grabber or pair of gloves to those that can make a signed commitment to this task. All you need to do is provide the bag Read More…

Neighborhood beautification volunteers: THANK YOU!

We would like to thank all of the hard working volunteers that have helped during this very difficult season. It seemed even more important for people to have a nice place to go and take a walk and get out of the house this year, so your help has been greatly appreciated. We hope we haven’t left out any volunteers! If your last name or group who helped isn’t there, it is because we didn’t have Read More…

WPLNA meeting tonight at 7pm

This is your gentle reminder that the West Pine Laclede Neighborhood Association will be meeting via Zoom tonight. Our guest speaker will be Michelle Sherrod, candidate for Missouri State Senate. We will also be joined by Alfred Montgomery, candidate for Sheriff in the upcoming primary. We hope to “see” you there. Topic: West Pine Laclede Neighborhood Association July Meeting Time: Jul 14, 2020 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)  Join Zoom Meeting https://us04web.zoom.us/j/5793331902?pwd=UUZBQjRaczlZTGxVRy9sYUZDK1QxZz09 Meeting ID: 579 Read More…

WPLNA June meeting cancelled

As you know by now, the West Pine Laclede Neighborhood Association cancelled our June meeting in an abundance of caution around the Covid situation. We hope to resume our monthly meetings in July (with appropriate social distancing). Had we met this month, we would have had the opportunity to hear and talk with Michelle Sherrod, a State Senatorial candidate.  We hope she can join us in July.  If there are issues that you would like Read More…

Central West End Southeast Special Business District Request

RESIDENT SURVEY 2020 The SBD is seeking resident feedback to inform future expenditures. The Central West End Southeast Special Business District (CWE SE SBD) is a special taxing district that is managed by a Mayor-appointed Board of Commissioners, consisting of residents or stakeholders in the District. Renewed in 2019, the SBD is now authorized to invest capital beyond its traditional security and public safety budget to include cleaning, landscaping and maintenance, purchase and installation of public Read More…

WPLNA member dues are due in April

Dear neighbors, even though our April meeting has been cancelled, your dues are still due. Please renew your membership (or join as a new member) by sending your check to our treasurer: Terry Werner , 4121 West Pine Blvd., Saint Louis MO 63108 The dues are a modest $25/year for individuals and $30/year for businesses.  Thank you in advance for your support through attendance at WPLNA’s meetings and membership dues.