East Side Review

Mon
01
Dec

Harding grads have college in the bank

“The staff’s pretty dogged about helping students,” said Harding High School’s Ralph Alexander, career counselor in the College and Career Center. Harding seniors Alexander Roman, Pajai Xiong, and Gao Zong Her have been busy applying for scholarships and colleges.
“The staff’s pretty dogged about helping students,” said Harding High School’s Ralph Alexander, career counselor in the College and Career Center. Harding seniors Alexander Roman, Pajai Xiong, and Gao Zong Her have been busy applying for scholarships and colleges. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Harding High School’s 2014 graduating class seems to have been well poised for higher education.

The 290 students, now graduated and beginning their college educations, earned an average of $34,615 in scholarship money.

Mon
01
Dec

After delay, holiday lights show up and running

Volunteers with the Holiday Lights in the Park work on setting up the more than 60 themed holiday sculptures and animated displays at Phalen Park Nov. 23. The new LED lighted displays debuted Nov. 25 and runs through Jan. 1.
Volunteers with the Holiday Lights in the Park work on setting up the more than 60 themed holiday sculptures and animated displays at Phalen Park Nov. 23. The new LED lighted displays debuted Nov. 25 and runs through Jan. 1. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

After snow-related hickup, holiday lights are up and running at Phalen Regional Park

Sun
30
Nov

East Side Review police reports Nov. 6-12, 2014

Thursday, Nov. 6 - Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014 police reports for St. Paul Districts 1, 2, 4 & 5.

Sun
30
Nov

Man guilty of atal kicking gets maximum sentence

Peter Louis John, 50, received a maximum sentence of 16 1/2 years for a second-degree unintentional murder conviction.

Wed
26
Nov

Harding High student arrested for threats

A 15-year-old Harding Senior High School student was arrested after another teen noticed a post she had made on Facebook, which included a picture of her holding a handgun accompanied by a threatening message directed at Harding High School. 

Tue
25
Nov

Conway Recreation Center still in transition

Soccer games filled the Conway Recreation Center gymnasium on a recent Saturday afternoon. During the week, basketball is a popular sport.
Soccer games filled the Conway Recreation Center gymnasium on a recent Saturday afternoon. During the week, basketball is a popular sport. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Added hours, heavy gym use bode well for the city facility
Walk into Conway Recreation Center on a Monday afternoon, and you'll see dozens of teenagers playing basketball, which is more or less what you might have seen a year ago, when it was St. Paul Parks and Recreation managing it, rather than a private company.

Mon
24
Nov

With Marine vet freed, protestors wrap it up

For 11 weeks, activists showed up every Thursday at 10 a.m. outside the Mexican Consulate on East Seventh Street in Dayton's Bluff to draw attention to the arrest of U.S. Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi.

Mon
24
Nov

Woman forced to drive to empty lot by would-be rapist

Eerily similar to two prior incidents in Maplewood, North St. Paul 
Maplewood police are investigating the abduction and threatened sexual assault of a 25-year-old woman that occurred early Sunday morning.

Sun
23
Nov

East Side Review police reports Oct. 30-Nov.5, 2014

Thursday, Oct. 30 - Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014 police reports for St. Paul Districts 1, 2, 4 & 5.

Fri
21
Nov

Phalen 'Lights in the Park' still waiting for lights

It's almost like the anticipation of waiting for Santa to arrive, if you weren't sure he'd get here by the 25th.

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