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Tuesday, 22 April 2014 10:43

Boys Hope - Girls Hope Find New Home

RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Mo. (AP) - The Boys Hope Girls Hope home that was rejected by the St. Louis County town of Brentwood has found a new location - Richmond Heights.
 
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the Richmond Heights City Council voted unanimously Monday to approve a site and development plan for two residences. One will house 10 girls, and one will house 10 boys, plus live-in staff.
 
Residents ages 10 to 18 and come from disadvantaged backgrounds and difficult circumstances. They are chosen partly because of their academic commitment and desire to be good citizens.
 
The nonprofit, which has worked in the region for nearly four decades, lost out on its hope to build in Brentwood in September. Opponents worried about traffic and noise and said the project would lower property values.
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Tuesday, 09 July 2013 07:12

Quadruplets born to St. Louis family

A St. Louis family just got a little bigger.  Salmone Numbere gave birth to four babies on July 2 at SSM St. Mary’s Health Center in Richmond Heights, MO.

The babies, two boys and two girls, range from 2 pounds, 6 ounces to 3 pounds, 12 ounces and are all breathing on their own.  Salmone and her husband Aroloye said, “this is truly a blessing. We couldn’t be more pleased.”

The babies (pictured left to right) are named Eliel, Elias, Elietha, and Elidad.

 

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