Friday, May 10, 2013
Calling all boutique employees, local shoppers and anyone with a passion for fashion. We want to see your ideas on Patch!
Patch is seeking fashion experts to contribute to our Local Voices platform and help educate the masses on the right shoes to wear with that pencil skirt, next seasons top color trends and more. We would love for owners or employees of local boutiques to post an "Outfit of the Week" or for a savvy consumer to keep us up-to-date on the latest trends with regular posts on what's happening in the fashion world. If you love to photograph fashion, you can showcase that passion as well with a Local Voices post. Part of the Patch mission is to strengthen communities and improve the lives of their residents, but we can't do it without you. Our Local Voices section allows members of the community—from cooking enthusiasts to local politicians …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
The cost to the bank has been "significant," an executive said. The news comes after thousands of Schnucks customers had their credit and debit cards compromised due to a security breach.
Customers of Commerce Bank should keep an eye on the mail. You're likely getting new debit cards, even if you didn't ask for one. Clayton-based Commerce Bancshares confirms that customers throughout the region are getting new cards as a precaution following a security breach at Schnucks grocery stores around the area that compromised customer financial data. Carl Bradbury, Commerce's Director of Consumer Products, wouldn't identify Schnucks by name in an interview Thursday but did acknowledge "a large event" where cards were considered compromised, prompting the move. The decision to re-issue does not mean that a customer's card was necessarily compromised, but that it was used during a time period where others were. Bradbury also said …
The family-owned business is under contract for sale to new owners, who told a Eureka alderman that they hope to re-open sometime in June.
After months of uncertainty, the fate of country club at the Legends is looking more secure with news that the currently shuttered business is under contract for sale to new owners. Eureka Alderman Don Beckerle lives in the Legends and informed the city’s board of aldermen about the pending sale at a meeting Tuesday night. According to Beckerle, the new owners are a joint venture among three partners that have a background in the golf business. “We are excited that they have come to an agreement,” he said. The 27-hole golf course and country club closed in February after its owner Carmelo Natoli died last November. It’s still possible that the deal could fall through, but if all goes well, Beckerle said it could re-open sometime in June. …
Want to make a real difference in the world? Consider one of these seven "green" careers that help protect -- and improve -- our planet, plus find openings in Eureka and Wildwood. Provided by Jobs at AOL.
(For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) The following story was provided by AOLJobs.com By Debra Auerbach for CareerBuilder Have you ever had an itch to quit your job and instead do work that makes a real difference in the world? In honor of Earth Day on April 22, we've compiled a list of seven jobs that help people live a better life – from the buildings they work and live in, to the energy that fuels their homes, to the air they breathe. 1. Conservation scientist: Conservation scientists are hired to help preserve and protect natural habitats. They usually work with landowners and federal, state and local governments to find the best ways to use and improve the land while conserving the environment.* **If you’…
Patch is teaming up with Crystal Anderson, owner of Olneya Restoration Group, this week to get all of your questions answered.
It's time for another edition of Ask the Patch Pro, where each week readers get to interact with professionals by asking questions on a wide variety of topics. Our team of experts stop in to help you out and answer your questions. This week, Patch teamed up with Crystal Anderson, owner of Olneya Restoration Group, to get all of your home repair questions answered. Have a question? Ask below in the comments section! More about Crystal Anderson: Crystal Anderson is the owner of Olneya Restoration Group. Olneya Restoration Group, headquartered in Maryland Heights, provides experienced roofing, siding, window replacement, insulation, water removal and drying services and 24/7 emergency restoration services to homeowners and commercial …
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Wednesday, May 8, 2013
An organized movement of strikes began in St. Louis and is spreading across the region. Employees at McDonald's in North St. Louis County, and Jimmy John's took to the picket lines Wednesday. Employees at 20 fast food locations will strike Thursday.
People peacefully gathered and marched in front of a Ferguson McDonald's Restaurant today. You could hear the group of about 100 chanting during the strike," We started from the bottom and now we're here; $7.35 just ain't fair." There was also, "We want change and we ain't talking about pennies." As well, a whole host of additional songs. But for all the people smiling, the subject at hand was serious. The crowd gathered as part of a movement to unionize fast food restaurants throughout the St. Louis Region. Employees at the Ferguson McDonald's, located at 9131 W. Florissant, stood outside in plain clothes around 3:45 p.m., and protested for respect through better pay and improved working conditions. Shannon Garth-Rhodes, spokesperson with…
A public hearing on the Rockwood Meadows project is scheduled for a May 28 Jefferson County Council meeting.
Check out the round-up of Eureka and Wildwood-area restaurants and see how they make the grade.
Restaurant inspections 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 the months of March and April. Grade rankings range from A (highest) to C (lowest). Report comments and explanations are provided in Patch's summary. Follow-up inspections are noted, other visits are routine. Pizza Hut, 77 Hilltop Village Center Drive Inspection date: March 11 Grade: A (90) Sanitizer concentration in bucket solution too high Employee Hepatitis A documentation incomplete Liquid containers not labeled Employee personal items stored with food in reach-in cooler Storage container has debris build-up Caulking behind sink has debris build-up …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The St. Louis BBB says scammers are targeting Mother's Day shoppers. Do you know how to spot an email phishing scam?