St. James News

LWJE fundraiser profits over $16,000 for students

    Students from the Lucy Wortham James Elementary (LWJE) School held a spice selling fundraiser, selling $33,129.50 worth of products, with the school profiting $16,896.05. The fundraiser will provide money for student incentives and will benefit school programs.

St. James’ Rachel Cohen’s My Bear Jeff Surpasses Milestone of 1,000 Donated Teddy Bears

    Rachel Cohen, Chief Bear Officer of My Bear Jeff, and the daughter of Gina and Phil Cohen of St. James, announces the firm has surpassed the milestone of 1,000 donated teddy bears to children suffering from trauma.

Thomas receives public utilities award

    St. James Public Works Director Lyle Thomas was awarded the Paul Jenson Individual Achievement Award, which was presented to him during the November 8 meeting of the city council. John Twitty, president and CEO of the Municipal Public Utility Alliance (MPUA), presented the award and spoke on Thomas’ efforts with city utilities.

Books donated by St. James Tire & Auto

Snyder Stack, Hudson Stack, Hattie Gruver, and Henry Stack show off the October Book Buddy books recently donated to the Lucy Wortham James Elementary School library by St. James Tire & Auto as part of Three Rivers Publishing’s Newspapers In Education program.

Edwards selected to serve vacancy on city council

    Former city councilman Greg Edwards has been chosen by the St. James city council to fill a vacancy in Ward 2 left by Tracy Edwards who resigned last month. He will serve out the remainder of the year’s term until the April general election.