St. James Catholic School to Close
Feb16

St. James Catholic School to Close

DOGTOWN — A normally joyous event for Fox 2 anchor and consumer reporter Mike Colombo had a sad side Saturday night. Colombo, a 2000 graduate of Dogtown’s St. James the Greater Catholic School, served for the sixth time as emcee of the 11th Annual Church Decades of Dreams dinner auction in the parish gym. Added to the normal banter of the event was the revelation that Archbishop Robert Carlson had accepted a recommendation that the...

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Educator to open new learning center in Bevo Mill
Jan23

Educator to open new learning center in Bevo Mill

BEVO MILL – When educator and writer Andrea Scott was growing up in north St. Louis, the school of thought, she said, was that dreamers wouldn’t amount to much.  No one can tell Scott that now.   Scott is starting the New Year by opening a tutoring center in the city. Her center, Dream It, located in the Bevo Mill neighborhood, will be the culmination of all of her teaching experiences, which include professorships at various...

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MLK III joins SLU celebration of MLK
Jan22

MLK III joins SLU celebration of MLK

MIDTOWN – For the citizens, civic leaders and activists in attendance, the 2019 MLK Memorial Tribute was more than an observance of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., it was a celebration of his achievement and a cue for individuals to continue his unfinished work.   Held on Thursday at the Wool Ballroom in St. Louis University’s Busch Student Center and presented by St. Louis University and the Urban League of Metropolitan St....

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Yeyo Arts Collective Coming North
Jan10

Yeyo Arts Collective Coming North

GREATER VILLE — Yeyo Arts Collective has been empowering women and families through the arts across the St. Louis region for nine years. Now founder and coordinator Dail Chambers says it’s time to bring their programs to the north side. The organization focuses on building leadership qualities through art and culture, hoping to build up prosperity and resources in black neighborhoods. The collective began with a gallery in the Locust...

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SLPS cutting Sumner Football?
Dec20

SLPS cutting Sumner Football?

Here’s the play that has allegedly been tossed from “downtown”: the Sumner Bulldog’s football program may be cut after this season.  St. Louis Public Schools did not reply to request for comment on this story, but a team of Sumner alumni touched down on Facebook this past weekend to oppose the cutting of the school’s storied football program. One alumnus alleged that the education board would meet to see if the decision could somehow...

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Appreciating What We Have This Holiday
Dec09

Appreciating What We Have This Holiday

Jariah Mosley, a 7th-grade student at Lyon Academy at Blow, says her favorite time of year is during the holidays in winter. While she loves her math and science classes, she is excited to have some time off from balancing her busy schedule of school, cheerleading, and her after-school program at North Campus to celebrate Christmas with her family.  “Every year, we set up a Christmas tree and make cookies. This year our tree is white...

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