The copy editors at the Post-Dispatch must have been sleeping Tuesday night. How else to explain the words "Riverfront Times" sneaking into Wednesday morning's paper?But there it was on page B4 of an article (excerpted below) on Valley Park and a feud between its ex- and current mayor. As ... More >>
Jennifer Silverberg Former Valley Park Mayor Jeffery Whitteaker led the fight to pass the anti-illegal immigrant ordinance in 2006In a ruling that could have national implications, Valley Park's controversial and long-debated ordinance prohibiting city employers from hiring illegal immi ... More >>
Down in Jeff City, the confirmation of Linda Martinez as Missouri's Director of Economic Development got held up this week because of her legal wrangling against infamous illegal immigration issues in Valley Park.Meanwhile, out in Valley Park, city leaders have finally owned up to how much dinero th ... More >>
Week of December 27, 2007
Despite a standing ovation in support of halting the use of city funds for litigation related to combating illegal immigration, the newly formed activist group Valley Park Citizens for Responsible Government failed to get its measure passed at Monday night's meeting of the Board of Aldermen. (See ye ... More >>
"I feel as if some of my female dignity has been stolen."
"Puerto Rico is a U.S. territory, idiota, and consequently, any person born in Puerto Rico is a U.S. citizen."
"I read the article and instead of thinking, 'Wow, that's awful,' I thought, 'Hey, she's attacking us!'"
(And Mayor Whitteaker doesn't come out looking too good.)
Many Valley Park residents want their mayor to step down.
Jennifer Silverberg Mayor Jeffery Whitteaker poses for photo in slut-ad tabloid. Valley Park was the scene of a stormy meeting of its Board of Aldermen Monday night following the publication of last week's feature story, "Valley Park to Mexicans: Hasta La Vista, Baby!" Three aldermen suggested t ... More >>
A small-town mayor's plan creates one big controversy.