Included amongst the large assortment of interesting artifacts that make up the Fennell Trove is a journal that is the feature of this post. At first I just gave it a cursory flip through. I assumed it was a workman’s record of his jobs, bids and expenses, etc. Not that those aren’t interesting, they are. […]
The Brentwood planning and zoning commission at its meeting on Wednesday is set to consider a conditional use permit for a cooking school at 9001 Manchester Road. That’s according to the commission’s published meeting agenda. The address is the former Brentwood Lanes.
Reeds, Muddled Pig, Slider House among 2019 closed restaurants; Man admits to molesting boy at MRH: In the press
Stories in the press covering the Brentwood, Maplewood and Richmond Heights area. Fox 2 — Fatal train accident kills 34-year-old man from St. Louis KMOV — Man killed after being struck by train in Maplewood overnight KMOV — The giant Amoco sign is back, with a new look Riverfront Times — The Best St. Louis Restaurants […]
A 34-year-old man was struck and killed by an eastbound Union Pacific train near Greenwood and Sutton boulevards in Maplewood at around 1:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7, Maplewood Police reported. The man, a St. Louis city resident, was pronounced dead at the scene. Both Maplewood Police and Union Pacific Police Department are continuing to […]
For convenience I have decided to include all of this family of blog posts in one place. Below are links to the 28 blog posts that I made regarding the stunning collection of material that was made available to me by the descendants of James C. Sutton and Ann Wells Sutton and also William Lyman […]
In the news: Standoff in Maplewood ends peacefully, shooting at Galleria, Richmond Heights neighborhood is remembered, man charged in 2018 Steak ‘n Shake robbery
Some area news covered in the media. The Final Call — Video brings more questions about police shooting Fox 2 — Town hall held to update community on response to Get Justice for Terry Tillman Fox 2 — Community leaders demanding action after releasing video in officer -involved shooting KMOV — Activist to discuss shooting death of […]
The Brentwood School District will hold a community forum to discuss elementary facilities on Wednesday, Dec. 4. Join the Brentwood School District on Wednesday, December 4, 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Brentwood School District Conference Center, 1201 Hanley Industrial Court, for a community forum to discuss elementary facilities. The school district will gather feedback […]
Addenda is a word that I don’t often use. At least, I don’t remember the last time I used it. I knew the word I wanted for the title of this post was either addenda or addendum but I admit I didn’t know which was correct. I now know that addenda is the plural of […]
Signs are posted for an AT&T store between Clarkson Eye Care and Fantasy Shop comic book store in Maplewood Square. Now only one ls Also the Sonic Drive-In at 8124 Manchester Road is permanently closed, according to the Sonic website.
The Fennell Trove of historic images and documents has been providing us with a very interesting glimpse into the past of our community. Nancy Fennell Hawkins left Maplewood in 1954. Yet still she feels connected to this small plot of turf. Just what is it that makes some folks feel most connected to the planet […]
Brentwood resident Lois Marie Truman added a comment on 40 South that the Brentwood School Board is considering consolidating the two elementary schools into one. She reports that residents may want to attend the Brentwood School District Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, Nov 19 at 7 p.m. in the BSD Conference Center, 1201 Hanley […]
Parts One and Two of the Fennell trove are both loaded with terrific images. Many folks have taken the time to express their appreciation for having been able to view them. I, too, am grateful to Nancy Fennell Hawkins for having had the opportunity to present them. But we’re not done yet. When I wrote […]
The man known to many in the area for the great distances he walked every day, in later years hunched over, and always at a fast clip, died last month, a relative said. His name was Murray Cantwell. A relative, Sally Cantwell, said he was 88. She shared this notice. Murray Cantwell, who was known […]
Madosky Chiropractic & Acupuncture Center announced: “Beginning November 1 we are very pleased to welcome Dr Pam Waske to our office. Dr. Waske, a graduate of Logan University, has a strong interest in women’s health, pain management and athletic performance. She credits chiropractic care for her ability to overcome headaches, neck and low back pain […]
The Maplewood Planning and Zoning Commission on Monday voted positively, 4-0, to send a request for a medical marijuana facility on to the city council for its consideration. The request is to locate the facility at 7238 Manchester Road, the former location of The Fantasy Shop, which has moved to Maplewood Square.
In the press: Post-Dispatch writer recommends Maplewood restaurants, St. Mary’s designated as ‘baby-friendly’
KMOV reports that Maplewood residents who served during WWI will be honored in Richmond Heights at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 10. The special ceremony will be at the Mid-County Veterans Memorial Gazebo, on the front lawn of The Heights. Also in the news, Telle Tire won a family business award. Alive — Two Maplewood […]
Just a few of our fellow Maplewoodians ever hit the big time. Regular followers of this space will recall my series on famous Maplewoodians that wrapped up last July. Aided by a powerful search engine driven by computers with speeds that were unimaginable just a few years ago, I was able to offer nearly incontrovertible […]
Owner of Boardwalk Waffles & Ice Cream, Eric Moore, is set to move his shop from 7326B Manchester Road to the southeast corner of Manchester and Sutton, a Red Brick Management property. He posted the floor plan on Facebook. Moore posted on Wednesday that “the architectural plans are finished, stamped, sealed, and delivered. Construction on […]
MRH won the Class 2 District 5 championships on Tuesday, downing Crossroads and Brentwood both in two sets. MRH stands at 24-2. Brentwood finished its season 8-14-1. The Blue Devils will play Fatima (17-5-4) in the sectional game on Saturday, Nov. 2, at either O’Fallon Christian or Whitfield.
Yep. You read that right. Another trove of Maplewoodiana has come to light. This time it is made available by the kindness, generosity and patience (waiting on me) of Nancy Fennell Hawkins. For many decades Fennell family members lived in Maplewood. Nancy has done her family and us a great favor by producing her 224 […]
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