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 >>
Week of December 27, 2007
"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.
A small-town mayor's plan creates one big controversy.