The Kirkwood School District community came together on Jan. 13, 2021, in reaction to a rash of graffiti at several Kirkwood schools on Jan. 6.
Santas were “on the loose” in Webster Groves on Saturday, Dec. 5, for the 2020 edition of the annual Santa run. About 200 runners donned festive gear to take part in the 5K Run/Walk; 22 participated in the 1 Mile Run/Walk.
Wearing masks and socially distancing, the annual “Wagon Train of Food” to fight hunger took place Friday morning, Nov. 20. Students from The College School in Webster Groves trekked to Emmanuel Episcopal Church to donate thousands of food items to those in need.
The "Kirkwood Greentree Festival Party On Your Porch" took place on Sept. 18, 2020, throughout the streets of Kirkwood. Sponsored by Kirkwood Electric, the "Party On Your Porch" event was held in place of this year's traditional Greentree Festival, which was canceled due to the pandemic. Eig…
School looks a little different this year! With many institutions opting for hybrid or entirely online learning for the start of the 2020 school year, kids are gearing up for classes in their bedrooms, kitchens or office spaces instead of catching the bus!
Caroline Young and her family organized a community food drive on Aug. 1 at Kirkwood High School to find out if one family could make a difference during the pandemic.
The City of Kirkwood is participating in the Creative Communities Art Alliance Sculpture on the Move program. Through this program, sculptures are installed in cities for two years, after which they may be purchased, removed by the artist, or submitted to be redrawn and moved to another city.
On Sunday, July 19, the Kirkwood High School Young Democrats held a drive-through Black Lives Matter lemonade and popsicle stand to raise money for non-profit organization Action St. Louis.
COVID-19 didn't stop Webster Groves from celebrating the 4th of July this year! Though the annual parade was canceled due to health concerns, the city got creative with the advent of a "reverse parade."
Sometimes called the "Popsicle Parade," the Kirkwood Kids' Parade rolled on this year despite the pandemic! Kids were required to wear a mask and practice social distancing, but still decorated their bikes, scooters, wagons, mini motorized "cars" and then hit the streets on July 4, 2020. The…
Recently, 130 households in the Meacham Park neighborhood received free Mexican food, thanks to a partnership between Amigos Cantina, the Crown Royal Motorcycle club and the Meacham Park Neighborhood Improvement Association.
Several hundred area residents gathered to listen, learn and reflect on racism at a rally in Blackburn Park in Webster Groves on Sunday, June 7.
Since May 25, when George Floyd was killed by a police officer in Minnesota, America has been in a state of unrest. Protests in all 50 states continue daily to draw attention to issues of police brutality and the unfair and often fatal treatment of black citizens.
The Custard Station in Kirkwood reopened this week to the great relief of ice cream fans across the area. Times photographer Diana Linsley captured these sweet moments on opening day, Wednesday, May 20.
On Wednesday, May 20, St. Joseph’s Academy faculty, staff, former faculty, family, neighbors and friends came together for a surprise police and fire truck-led parade for Glendale resident LuAnn Worrall.
Kirkwood High School alum and former NFL wide receiver Jeremy Maclin, along with several other KHS alumni and volunteers, handed out $15,000 worth of non-perishable and perishable food items, and hygiene items to Kirkwood School District families at Nipher Middle School on Monday, May 18.
Volunteers from area churches gathered at the First Baptist Church of Meacham Park parking lot for the "This Is What Christ's Love Looks Like" drive-thru food giveaway on Wednesday, May 13.
Dozens of Webster Groves High School band students and alumni joined together to give longtime WGHS Band Director Dane Williams a surprise send off and well wishes for his retirement on Monday, May 11.
Congratulations, Nerinx Hall High School graduates! Though the class of 2020 had to skip its traditional graduation ceremony due to COVID-19, that didn't stop them from celebrating their achievement!
The majority of St. Louis County parks and trails reopened on Tuesday, April 28.Thirty-three of the county parks reopened, but 21 still remain closed. At the parks that are reopening, there are still social distancing guidelines in place and the county is taking several steps to keep the par…
"Stand Up At 7." Kirkwood residents Susie and Rick Randall, whose daughter is an emergency room nurse, go outside every evening at 7 p.m. to show their support and salute health care workers fighting on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic. Rick painted a nurse wearing a pair of boxing…
The Gathering (Webster Groves) hosted a food drive on Saturday, April 25, and Sunday, April 26, to benefit LifeWise STL (formerly Kingdom House) at its new Webster church site, located at 921 Edgar Road.
Signs of Love & Hope can be seen all around our communities! Times reporter Jaime Mowers saw these messages of hope and love in the yards of homes on West Glendale Road in Webster Groves on Wednesday morning, April 22.
Times photographer Diana Linsley recently captured these colorful plants and flowers on the trails in Kirkwood Park! They include Pink Dogwoods, May Apples, Trilliun, Dutchman's Breeches, Spring Beauty and the flower of a Maple Tree.
Parishioners from St. Peter Catholic Church in Kirkwood wanted to do something to show their priests and deacons how much they are loved and missed during the COVID-19 outbreak. With just a day's notice, parishioners spread the word and organized a surprise drive-by parade on Easter Sunday, …