Crabtree named director of McKendree’s Hettenhausen Center

McKendree University has announced the promotion of Elizabeth Crabtree to director of the Russel E. and Fern M. Hettenhausen Center of the Arts, (“the Hett”), effective immediately. She succeeds Peter Palermo, who became the executive director of The Sheldon Arts Foundation in St. Louis on Dec. 3, 2018, and directed the Hett since its opening…

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Three suites leased in O’Fallon center

Lakepointe Centre, LLC leased three office/retail suites totaling 3,419 square feet at 715 Lakepointe Centre, O’Fallon, Ill., to 88 Keys Academy, B & B Super Import, LLC, and CNH Photography. BARBERMURPHY represented all parties in each transaction.

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Greensfelder welcomes associate to business group

Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C. announced that Samantha E. Caluori has rejoined the firm’s St. Louis office as an associate in the Business Services practice group. She previously held the same position with the firm from late 2016 through 2017. Caluori assists businesses with a variety of transactions including mergers and acquisitions. Her corporate transactions…

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Metro East serial bank robber sentenced to 20 years

Dandre R. Brown, 30, of Godfrey, was sentenced Wednesday to 20 years in prison for a series of robberies of banks across the Metro East. United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois Steven D. Weinhoeft said Brown was charged in a six-count federal indictment with five counts of bank robbery and one count…

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SIUE adds four officers, all with local ties

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Police Department has added four officers to increase its squad to 44. All of the new officers have direct ties to either SIUE or the Metro East. The officers were sworn in Wednesday, Feb. 20 by Vice Chancellor for Administration Rich Walker. Chief of Police Kevin Schmoll also participated in the…

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New bus service to provide link between Metrolink and MidAmerica airport

MidAmerica St. Louis Airport says the St. Clair County Transit District will offer a new bus service providing trips between the Shiloh-Scott AFB Metrolink station and the bus stop at the passenger terminal of MidAmerica St. Louis Airport. Effective March 11, the bus will operate seven days a week during hours that will accommodate passengers…

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