If the weather prognosticators are correct,
Winter Safety Tips
Create a winter car kit for the trunk of your car. (This would include a blanket, spare radio with batteries, snacks or energy-type food, jumper cables, flares, shovel, sand or shingles to give tires traction.)
Make sure your fireplace(s) and generator(s) are functioning properly. (Only operate a generator outdoors.)
Exercise caution when shoveling snow or pushing a car out of a snow bank
Avoid unnecessary travel when driving conditions are poor
Keep up to date on weather forecasts
Create a family emergency plan
Have at home additional water and food that can be prepared without cooking in case of a power outage.
Check on your elderly neighbors.
Last week I mentioned that
Listed below are just a couple of the neighborhood events that you, family and friends may find of interest. I encourage you to stop by those in your neighborhood as well as consider exploring neighborhoods new to you. They are perfect places to meet friends and neighbors or go to in support of worthy causes. See you in the neighborhood!
Frontier Christmas Missouri
Wonder how the early French and American residents of
Lafayette Square Parlour Tour Holiday
The Lafayette Square Holiday Parlour Tour is scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 12 from to Experience a glimpse of early Christmas holiday traditions and modern holiday collections in a tour of homes in
Caroling in the City
To further enhance the Christmas season, the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department is scheduled to present Caroling in the City on Sunday, Dec. 12 at the City Hall Rotunda,
The Department of Public Safety’s City Emergency Management Agency (CEMA) provides free emergency alert service through http://www.Nixle.com/. Through the Nixle service, you will receive our informative and timely text messages on your cell phone and/or as e-mails on your computer. If you haven’t already done so, I invite you to visit the Nixle webpage and sign up for the service today. Note: in addition to CEMA, you may also sign up to receive messages from other
Having an event in your neighborhood that we can support? Either e-mail the information about it to me at firstname.lastname@example.org or to Cathy Smentkowski at email@example.com.
And remember, if you see something in the neighborhood that just doesn’t look right, REPORT IT!
Director of Public Safety