Ms. Angee’s Bakery opens in Caseyville

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held recently at Ms. Angee’s Bakery, 1101 Caseyville Road, Suite E, Caseyville. Owner Angela Buchanan, a home-based baker has turned her love of cakes and pastries into a business. Members of the Collinsville Chamber of Commerce met on Feb. 15 to show their support and welcome the bakery to the community.…

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IMPACT Strategies begins renovations to Belleville’s City Hall

BELLEVILLE — Construction-management firm IMPACT Strategies has begun asbestos remediation and demolition as part of a major renovation project at Belleville’s City Hall that will be ongoing until the summer of 2017. The $4.5 million project is being done to help expand and modernize Belleville’s existing City Hall facilities. The project’s first phase involves the…

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Glen Carbon retirement center employee admits to embezzlement

 EAST ST. LOUIS – Danielle D. Clark, a/k/a Danielle D. Markiewicz, a/k/a Danielle D. Cantrall, 37, of Edwardsville, pleaded guilty to two counts of wire fraud in a scheme to defraud the Eden Village Care Center, a not-for-profit retirement community in Glen Carbon, and one count of making a false bankruptcy declaration, the U.S. Attorney…

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Allegiant adds new destinations from MidAmerica St. Louis Airport

MASCOUTAH – MidAmerica St. Louis Airport today announced that Allegiant is adding two new destinations to its non-stop flight offerings. Beginning May 26, the airline will offer direct flights to Myrtle Beach, S.C., on a seasonal basis, and on May 17, year-round service begins to Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Myrtle Beach is the first South Carolina…

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Rupp to retire as Olin chairman, CEO Fischer elected to succeed

  CLAYTON, Mo. — Olin Corp. has announced that Joseph D. Rupp will retire on April 27 as chairman of the Olin board of directors after 45 years with the company. Olin President and Chief Executive Officer John E. Fischer will become chairman, president and chief executive officer effective the same day. Olin’s national holdings…

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LCCC, UMSL sign criminal justice 2+2 agreement

GODFREY – Lewis and Clark Community College and the University of Missouri-St. Louis have announced a new transfer agreement for criminal justice students that will help provide a more seamless transfer between the two institutions. “This articulation agreement with UMSL will provide our students with a transfer option to a highly ranked university, where they…

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17th Annual Southern Illinois Criminal Justice Summit planned in Mount Vernon

MOUNT VERNON — Approximately 300 leaders from criminal justice agencies throughout Southern Illinois are gathering Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 28 and March 1, at the Holiday Inn in Mount Vernon for the 17th annual Southern Illinois Criminal Justice Summit. The goal of the summit is to provide quality training to criminal justice executives in Southern…

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Access to Civic Center MetroLink station changes for several months

ST. LOUIS – Metro announced it is changing the way MetroLink riders access the platform at the Civic Center MetroLink Station due to ongoing construction. The north pathway between the station and Clark Avenue will reopen on Saturday, March 4, and the station’s current entrance at the corner of 14th and Spruce streets will be…

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LCCC named Military Friendly School for seventh straight year

  GODFREY — For the seventh consecutive year, Lewis and Clark Community College has been named to the Military Friendly Schools list, which honors colleges, universities and trade schools that support America’s military service members, veterans and spouses as students and to ensure their success on campus. Institutions completed a survey of more than 100…

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SIUE’s Kerr is the Illinois Pharmacists Association president-elect

  Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Jessica Kerr, PharmD, assistant chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice and associate professor of pharmacy practice in the School of Pharmacy, is president-elect of the Illinois Pharmacists Association. “The membership of the Illinois Pharmacists Association has entrusted an excellent faculty member and pharmacist to lead them at this dynamic…

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