Snippets - April 2012
Select Twitter tweets from the month of April 2012
With the wide use of Twitter, a lot of quick bits of information are released into cyberspace. Many are seen, but many are overlooked. Below are some snippets of information that weren't submitted as Newsgram item, but are worth noting. Enjoy!
Congratulations to all the winners of the 2012 Kevin Klein awards.
#fgs 3 Apr
Congratulations to the Streets Department and Trash Police for catching City workers dumping tires. Pre Termination has begun. 3 Apr
Great start for the 2012 season. Way to go Cards!
#fgs 4 Apr
A Healthier America Begins Today, come to 1520 Market between 10am-1pm & learn more about prevention and treatment of communicable diseases 4 Apr
Comptroller Green and the entire office would like to wish everyone a Happy and safe Easter weekend. Enjoy what St. Louis City has to offer 6 Apr
It costs $5 million per year in tax dollars to clean up litter dumped on Missouri roads and highways. Don't get why people do that. 6 Apr
If you are hiding real Easter eggs today, make a map.
#fgs 7 Apr
Welcome back to the pulpit, Rev Earl Nance.
#fgs 9 Apr
Happy reading to you and your staff,
@MayorSlay, and to all of St. Louis! Happy National Library Week! 11 Apr
Want to thank Rep Leara, Local 73, F.I.R.E., Ald Greg Carter, the committee members and our city delegation 12 Apr
My heart goes out to all those Paraskevidekatriaphobics today... 13 Apr
The FF pension bill passed with a more than 2/3rds majority. The overwhelming vote is a reflection of strong public support for reform. 16 Apr
Mayoral pardon for the penguin. Granted.
#fgs 17 Apr
Public safety is Mayor Slay's top priority. Since he took office, the police budget has grown by 45%, the fire budget by 64%. 17 Apr
Lou Berra advised every STL mayor and every STL county exec in the past 5 decades. He was a wise, funny counselor.
#fgs 19 Apr
Good job officer Connors & Nuisance coordinator K. Minor for removing a couple of Rotts. from a vacant home. 19 Apr
Director Eddie Roth and Chief Isom are making important gains in smart policing strategies.
#fgs 19 Apr
E & A talking about pensions 'again' ! We MUST tackle this... the responsible thing to do. Must be fair to employees & taxpayers alike! 20 Apr
Blues win series in just 5 games. Way to go Blues!
#fgs 21 Apr
In strong communities, people look out for each other, help each other, and hold each other accountable. Human connections matter most. 22 Apr
Jennifer M. Joyce
Big crowd at West End Neighborhood Ownership Model meeting. This is totally my favorite part of the job. 24 Apr
State, county & city law require all shelters to spay/neuter pets before returning. A loose dog not fixed will breed & cost taxpayers. 25 Apr
Gonna be a new Stanley Cup champ this year. Might as well be us. 25 Apr
It's Donate for Life day at the Board of Aldermen. I'm a registered organ donor. Are you?
#savealife 27 Apr
"If you call a dog's tail a leg how many legs does a dog have. Still has 4. Calling the tail a leg doesn't make it a leg." Lincoln.
#fb 27 Apr
Our Forestry folks are helping with limbs/trees on 15 cars/homes. Thank you very much for your hard work in the bad weather. 29 Apr
Lots of city workers and supervisors were up most of the night fixing storm damage. Too many to name. But, thanks to everyone. 29 Apr
Thanks to the first responder, City hospital, and utility crews - and their supervisors - for their hard work overnight.
#fgs 29 Apr
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First luxury car brand to come to St. Louis City.
As designated by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the week of May 19th-May 25th marks National Dog Bite Prevention Week.
Projects receive a two-year land lease and $5,000 seed money