East Side Review

Wed
06
Jan

Keeping war history alive through community service

The North St. Paul Veterans Park is pictured at night following the August 15 dedication of the new park in recognition of those who served. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
The North St. Paul Veterans Park is pictured at night following the August 15 dedication of the new park in recognition of those who served. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Veterans organizations look to recruit younger members
As one of North St. Paul's few remaining World War II veterans, Ellsworth Erickson, 92, considers the completion of the new North St. Paul Veterans Park one of his greatest life achievements.
He may not have attended every committee meeting during the design and constructions phases, but he's credited with igniting the idea with some initial sketches, years back.

Sun
03
Jan

History through the books

(courtesy of HMH Books for Young Readers)
(courtesy of HMH Books for Young Readers)

Author brings Gypsie culture and WWII survival to life in new children’s book
Sitting on a train with windows draped in black, Lizzie, 10, and her brother Peter, 7, were among a group of fearful, anxious children being sent to the safety of Swainedale in the Yorkshire countryside to live with strangers during the World War II bombings in England. Some host families welcomed the children and others, like Lizzie and Peter's, found them a burden.

Sun
03
Jan

City Adds Multi-Lingual Alerts for Snow Emergencies

Saint Paul Public Works announced today that it has expanded its snow emergency alert system to included text notices in Hmong, Somali and Spanish.

Sun
03
Jan

Metropolitan State partners for community-wide reading program and art exhibit

Metropolitan State University, Saint Paul Public Library, and the East Side Freedom Library invite your participation in the Metro Big Read, a community-wide reading program featuring the book Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston.

Sun
03
Jan

St. Paul publishes Karen/English children’s books

St. Paul has birthed what are perhaps the first bilingual Karen-English children’s books.

Sun
03
Jan

Dayton’s Bluff elections bring in record votes

Eleven new Dayton’s Bluff Community Council board members were elected in late December. (photo courtesy of the Dayton’s Bluff Community Council)
Eleven new Dayton’s Bluff Community Council board members were elected in late December. (photo courtesy of the Dayton’s Bluff Community Council)

Though modest, 170 ballots cast shows a big uptick in community engagement for the Dayton’s Bluff Community Council, says the council’s director, Deanna Abbott-Foster.

For the first time in years, the council’s seats will all be filled.

Sun
03
Jan

Prince takes the throne

Mounds Park resident Jane Prince will be St. Paul’s new city council member for Ward 7, which includes  the neighborhoods of Dayton’s Bluff, Mounds Park, Battle Creek, Highwood, Hazel Park, Conway, Scenic Hills, and Sun Ray. (photo courtesy of Jane Prince)
Mounds Park resident Jane Prince will be St. Paul’s new city council member for Ward 7, which includes the neighborhoods of Dayton’s Bluff, Mounds Park, Battle Creek, Highwood, Hazel Park, Conway, Scenic Hills, and Sun Ray. (photo courtesy of Jane Prince)

New Ward 7 council member’s eyes are to children
Starting this week, a significant chunk of the East Side will have a new city council representative.
Long-time Dayton’s Bluff resident Jane Prince will step into the shoes that were for over 17 years filled by Kathy Lantry, who’s now the city’s Public Works director.

Wed
23
Dec

County K9s to receive body armor

Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office K9 Duke poses with a ballistic vest from Vested Interest in K9s, along with his partner Deputy Doug Haider at the September fundraising event at Cajah Salon in St. Paul. (submitted photo)
Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office K9 Duke poses with a ballistic vest from Vested Interest in K9s, along with his partner Deputy Doug Haider at the September fundraising event at Cajah Salon in St. Paul. (submitted photo)

Kody, Rocky, Callahan, Laser. These are the names of law enforcement dogs who've died in the line of duty in Minnesota over the last 20 or so years.

Tue
22
Dec

Lost dog search group marshals Roseville community to find Shyanne

Shyanne, a 4-year-old chocolate Labrador retriever from Stacy, went missing in Roseville Oct. 7. (photo courtesy of The Retrievers)
Shyanne, a 4-year-old chocolate Labrador retriever from Stacy, went missing in Roseville Oct. 7. (photo courtesy of The Retrievers)

The signs dot eastern Roseville and make their way into Little Canada. Many are printed on safety-green construction paper and read, "Lost dog. Brown lab. Do not chase or whistle."

Sun
20
Dec

East Side Review police reports - November 26-December 2

Thursday, November 26 - Wednesday, December 2, 2015 police reports for St. Paul Districts 1, 2, 4 & 5.

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