Notes on My Cuff

By Jerry Berger
Berger's Beat
November 12, 2011

Metermo4ic Math Center has served 14,000 children before the building was destroyed during the Good Friday tornado. With the generosity of Sportsprint and Ralph and Kathy Rockamann, it has reopened its doors to its new location at 123 south Florissant Rd. in Ferguson. . .Look for the hit movie, "Titanic," to be released in 3-D. . .No less than four producers are rushing to turn out Elvis Presley biopics and are navigating for rights from the singer's estate. . .A "check-in" app for students at WashU, SLU and Mizzou has been launched, displaying number of students at the hottest events and where their friends are. . .Air commuters to and fro Mizzou may be unhappy that the Columbia airport is threatened with closure unless it's used more often and it can find investors for improvements. . .Kudos to Nestle Purina's new and clever commercial that speaks to pets about the company's Beneful dog food. . .Gotham's Dr. Marc Lazare has penned a new tome, "The Patients' Guide to Dentistry". . .The Joliet, Ill. Herald reports that an accused abusive priest who was sued in 2004 for alleged child sex crimes has quietly moved here. He is Fr.Jerry Salwach and he's living in a Franciscan facility on Kennett Place in the Lafayette Square area. The lawsuit has been settled and Salwach remains within the priesthood. A Chicago native, Salwach also worked at churches and Catholic institutions in Quincy, Ill., Galena, AK and San Antonio.

It's the weekend and time to vacuum bagels!

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