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In theaters Nov. 7

Two hi-tech science fiction movies come to the big screen this weekend, one about space travel, the other about a crime-fighting robot.

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Dynamic duo of quality, taste fills plates at Yellowstone Café and Lazy River Grill

Quality and freshness are more than words to John Marciano. They’re a commitment and a guarantee that are given to every plate – and every customer – served at his Yellowstone Café and Lazy River Grill. “It’s all about the food and what we have to offer,” Marciano said. “Everything begins with quality and freshness. You have to start with quality if you want high quality on the table.” Yellowstone and Lazy River specialize in sourcing the highest quality fish, beef, chicken and pork on the market. Once it’s delivered, the expertly trained staff at each location oversees to its ...

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Business: Now open in Chesterfield

Now open in Chesterfield Members of the Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce assisted in a ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration on Oct. 17 for the Sandy Kessler Agency, a new State Farm Insurance office that recently opened in Chesterfield. The agency is located at 15539 Chesterfield Airport Road, just east of Long Road.   PEOPLE Friendship Village has  named Jill Frein as project manager to oversee expansion and renovation projects at its Chesterfield and Sunset Hills senior living communities. At Friendship Village Chesterfield, Frein will oversee development of a new villa triplex along Olive Boulevard and will initiate combining apartments ...

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Mature Focus: News and Notes

Sleeping in dentures Elderly people who wear their dentures to bed at night are putting themselves at increased risk for coming down with pneumonia, a recent study found. Because poor oral hygiene is a known risk factor for pneumonia in the elderly, researchers in Japan investigated various oral health behaviors and incidences of pneumonia among more than 500 adults aged 85 and older. In a three-year period, 48 cases of pneumonia were identified among the study participants, and those who wore their dentures overnight had a little more than double the risk of contracting pneumonia than those who removed their ...

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Area residents among ‘Ageless Remarkable’ honorees

When 19 adults aged 75 and older are honored on Sunday, Nov. 9 at the 12th annual Ageless Remarkable St. Louisans Gala, six West County residents will among them. The St. Andrew’s Resources for Seniors System holds the event each year to demonstrate that age is no more than a number and to recognize older St. Louisans who are “reshaping the face of aging in the region,” spending their golden years in pursuits such as traveling, continuing their careers and embarking on new ones, and supporting their favorite charities. The West County honorees include: Pat Britt, 77, of Creve Coeur, ...

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Westminster Christian Academy will meet Ladue in a Class 3 soccer sectional match

The Westminster Christian Academy Wildcats are ready for their first high school sectional soccer game since 2009. The Wildcats (12-10) host Ladue at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 4). It will be a rematch between the two teams. Back on Oct. 17, Ladue (19-4-1) defeated the visiting Wildcats 3-1. Coach Dan Legters said his Westminster squad wants to avenge that loss. “They want to prove that the score with Ladue earlier in the year was not an accurate measure of their soccer,” Legters said. “They know they can beat them and will play with that determination. “We lost because they capitalized ...

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Marquette will play Hazelwood West in Class 4 soccer sectional game

The Marquette Mustangs will play in the sectional round of boys soccer for the first time since 2005. The Mustangs (16-7) earned their trip with two victories over tradition soccer powers De Smet and CBC to fin the Class 4 District 5 championship. Marquette will play Hazelwood West (15-7) at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Florissant Civic Center. “We have not played them this year,” Marquette coach Chris Kenny said. “They are always a quality opponent.” Hazelwood West has won six of its last seven games. Marquette lost its last two regular season game before winning its two district games. ...

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High school girls volleyball

Whitfield made their mark in the Class 2 District 6 meet before the Lutheran St. Charles Cougars earned a 25-18, 25-14 win over the Warriors in the championship match. Whitfield stunned defending state champion Hermann 23-25, 25-23, 25-15 in the semifinals. Whitfield finished its season 15-16. Coach Cip Casado said Whitfield had faced Hermann before many times before in sectionals but never in district play. Before the match with Hermann, Casado said his girls were ready for the task at hand. “Our team was focused and ready to play,” Casado said. “I think they were ready to play in the ...

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Helping kids rock cancer

Sterling Bank, 16100 Swingley Ridge Road in Chesterfield, recently hosted a Business After Hours and concert featuring Brian Owens as part of the bank’s sponsorship of the Kids Rock Cancer Salon Series. Sterling Bank is a long-time supporter of the innovative music therapy program provided at no cost by Maryville University to children with cancer and other blood disorders. Cancer patients who participate in Kids Rock Cancer have the opportunity to work with  a Maryville music therapist and create their own personal song. The child and therapist work together to compose a tune for lyrics that the child writes. The ...

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Helping Wings of Hope to fly

On Saturday, Oct. 11, at its headquarters in Chesterfield, Wings of Hope honored the many supporters, donors and volunteers who help the 52-year-old humanitarian charity make a real difference in the world. The themed celebration was called “On the Road to Wings of Hope,” a tongue-in-cheek reference to the 1940s-era Bob Hope/Bing Crosby “On the Road” comedies. Hope, along with his wife, Delores, were among the first members of Wings of Hope’s honorary council. About 200 guests enjoyed a buffet of global culinary treats prepared by Wings of Hope President Doug Clements and other staff members. The crowd then danced ...

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