Siteman begins construction of cancer center in north St. Louis County

Siteman Cancer Center, based at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, today began construction in north St. Louis County on its newest outpatient facility. Completion of the $26.3 million project on Christian Hospital’s Northwest HealthCare campus is planned for December 2019. The nearly 37,000-square-foot facility at Interstate 270 and Graham…

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Drill puts responders through paces in Madison County

Alton Memorial Hospital clinicians tended to a “patient” in the Emergency Room on July 28 as part of a mock disaster drill conducted throughout Madison County and involving 20 different agencies. The drill helped the agencies prepare for something they hope they never have to deal with in real life — in this case a…

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Train Day today will help show off Alton’s Multimodal Center

It’s all about trains and kids during the fourth annual Train Day celebration which will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, July 31, inside the new Alton Regional Multimodal Transportation Center, 1 Golf Road, Alton. Free parking will be available during the event. Train Day, a free event for children and their…

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Metro East Start-Up Challenge deadline extended to Aug. 5

Entrepreneurs and new business startups are invited to compete in Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s fifth annual regional business plan competition – the 2018 Metro East Start-Up Challenge. The deadline for online submissions has been extended to 11:59 p.m. Aug. 5. The Challenge is organized by the Illinois Metro East Small Business Development Center at SIUE…

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Celebrity-backed Blaze Pizza opens new location in St. Peters

Blaze Fast Fire’d Pizza, a fast-artisanal pizza restaurant backed by a number of celebrities, opened today at the Shoppes at Mid River, St. Peters. The 2,800-square-foot open kitchen restaurant features interior seating for 56, and an exterior patio. The location is at 5246 N. Service Road.  The concept is backed by private equity firm Brentwood…

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Topgolf opens first area location Friday in St. Louis

Topgolf, an entertainment venue that blends technology and golf, opens the doors to its first Missouri location on Friday at 9 a.m. The new three level, 65,000-square-foot venue is the company’s 44th location worldwide. “The community has been so welcoming to us during the last few months,” said Topgolf St. Louis-Chesterfield Director of Operations Ben…

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Metaphase Design Group hires new employees

St. Louis-based Metaphase Design Group Inc., which specializes in the research, ergonomics and design of hand-intensive products and packaging, welcomes SJ Creek, PhD as its new director of research, Marco Boscolo, PhD, ATC as director of human factors, and Tucker Brown and Matthew Bowman as industrial designers. “We are pleased to add these four talented…

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Midwest Cyber Center hosts camps in partnership with McKendree, Ranken

Midwest Cyber Center was selected to participate in the fourth season of the Air Force Association’s CyberCamp Program this summer. More than 120 students participated in the AFA CyberCamp at McKendree University. More than 50 students participated in the AFA CyberCamp at Ranken. The AFA CyberCamp at McKendree University was held June 25 to June…

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