On Thursday, Feb. 16, roughly 1,500 marchers gathered at the Mexican Consulate, 797 East Seventh St., and marched along East Seventh Street to the Minnesota state capitol.
Within four days the East Side saw two people killed by gun violence.
St. Paul Public Schools announced a fourth teacher from the East Side has been nominated for the 2017 Minnesota Teacher of the Year award.
Ahmed Hersi, middle, is pictured with St. Paul City Council president Russ Stark, left, and District 1 Community Council president Paul Sawyer, right.
On Friday night, Jan. 27, St. Paul residents gathered to celebrate neighbors and organizations that had been nominated by St. Paul’s 17 district councils for the annual Neighborhood Honor Roll.
The list of 132 teachers nominated for the 2017 Minnesota Teacher of the Year award includes three East Side teachers this year. They are:
• Michael Houston, a math teacher at Harding High School.
A man has been charged in connection with a homicide that took place Sunday night, Jan. 29, in Dayton’s Bluff in front of the St. Paul Saloon, 1045 Hudson Road.
A shooting occurred on the 1000 block of Hudson Road, near the St. Paul Saloon, leaving one man dead and another wounded.
Pawn America and PA Exchange, located at 1885 Suburban Ave., will be closing on Feb. 20 after promises of a retail mall, with stores, a Dairy Queen and Starbucks coffee shop, never came to fruition.
Pawn America and PA Exchange are closing their stores located at 1885 Suburban Ave. and will relocate their Payday America office to 1700 Suburban Ave. The stores will be closing Feb.
Faith Alliance Church held its last service Dec. 25. The church, located on the corner of Third and Howard streets, had a 102-year-old congregation.
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