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Events planned for Kinetic Park this summer

Upcoming events scheduled at Kinetic Park this summer include: National Go Skateboarding Day: Noon-5 p.m., Saturday, June 19Wheel Fest: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, July 24; Jam session on the outdoor skate and bike courseRed Bull UCI Pump Track World Championship Qualifier: Noon-10 pm., Saturday, July 3; For more information on how to sign up to qualify, visit redbull.com. Watch the St. Charles County Parks website at stccparks.org and social media for information on participant registration and spectator tickets.Camp and Classes: A week-long summer camp and numerous skate, bike and scooter lessons and clinics are scheduled throughout the summer. Look for ...

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Possible breast cancer-soda link

Sugary soda or soft drink

Researchers from the University at Buffalo’s School of Public Health conducted a dietary study that specifically examined how the long-term prognosis of women with breast cancer might be related to how much sugar-sweetened soda they drank prior to battling the disease.

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County Council vote denies conditional use permit to allow increased group home occupancy

17 Placid Drive

A controversial permit request to increase the capacity of a group home in St. Charles County hit a dead-end at the April 26 County Council meeting. However, the vote was hardly decisive.  Approval of a conditional use permit (CUP) to increase capacity – from eight residents to 12 – at the LIV Recovery Sober Living facility at 17 Placid Drive, off of Caulks Hill Road met with a 3-3 tied vote, with one council member absent. The vote ended the expansion issue in a defeat for the petitioner and applicant, Cameo Jones, but the home can continue to operate. 17 ...

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