East Side Newsbriefs

Sun
22
Mar

City envisions a bridge connecting Bruce Vento with Sam Morgan

St. Paul Parks and Recreation is envisioning building a pedestrian bridge to connect the Samuel H. Morgan Regional Trail with the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary. (submitted graphic)
St. Paul Parks and Recreation is envisioning building a pedestrian bridge to connect the Samuel H. Morgan Regional Trail with the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary. (submitted graphic)

As of now, it’s just a dream, but someday there could be a bridge connecting the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary with the Samuel H. Morgan Regional Trail.

Sun
22
Mar

Victor J. Tedesco passes away

Victor J. Tedesco (file photo)
Victor J. Tedesco (file photo)

Prominent East Sider Victor Tedesco passed away on March 16, 2015 after having led a life of public service.

Sun
22
Mar

Paint it white?

This city-owned billboard atop the Eastern District police station has intentionally been left blank while the St. Paul mayor’s office decides what to do with it. Either the community will come up with a message to put on it, or it will be removed. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
This city-owned billboard atop the Eastern District police station has intentionally been left blank while the St. Paul mayor’s office decides what to do with it. Either the community will come up with a message to put on it, or it will be removed. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

Residents seeking legal action over city-owned billboard

The billboard over the St. Paul Police Department’s Eastern District building is no longer as scrappy and junky looking, but it’s still blank.

Sun
22
Mar

Man killed by police in standoff

A man wearing a bullet-resistant vest and armed with a rifle was shot and killed by St. Paul police at this home on White Bear Avenue, one block north of Old Hudson Road. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
A man wearing a bullet-resistant vest and armed with a rifle was shot and killed by St. Paul police at this home on White Bear Avenue, one block north of Old Hudson Road. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

28-year-old was from St. Paul

A 28-year-old man was shot to death by St. Paul Police at a vacant home on the 400 block of White Bear Avenue around 4:15 p.m. March 16.

Sun
15
Mar

City gives interpretive center the nod

The old Standard Oil building at Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary will likely be torn down to make way for a new interpretive center at the park. (file photo)
The old Standard Oil building at Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary will likely be torn down to make way for a new interpretive center at the park. (file photo)

Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary may get a new building

Dan McGuinness dreams of making the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary a top-notch St. Paul destination.

Sun
15
Mar

Grads gaining numbers

St. Paul Public Schools show grad rate improvements

Squeezing in a percentage point ahead of its goal, St. Paul Public Schools showed a four-year graduation rate of 76 percent for the class of students graduating in May 2014.

Sun
15
Mar

New builds cropping up on the East Side

Eric Saathoff stands outside his soon-to-be-completed home on Wells Street, a block off of Payne Avenue, near Phalen Boulevard. Saathoff says he and his family chose to move to the area because of Payne Avenue’s promise as a main street, and the walkability of the neighborhood. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Eric Saathoff stands outside his soon-to-be-completed home on Wells Street, a block off of Payne Avenue, near Phalen Boulevard. Saathoff says he and his family chose to move to the area because of Payne Avenue’s promise as a main street, and the walkability of the neighborhood. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

Eric Saathoff stood in the master bedroom of his soon-to-be finished new home on Wells Street, looking out the window at a view of downtown.

Mon
09
Mar

Teens hoop against staff at Arlington Hills

Staff at the Arlington Hills Community Center played basketball against kids who frequent the rec center. A staff member and a boy battle it out under the hoop.  (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Staff at the Arlington Hills Community Center played basketball against kids who frequent the rec center. A staff member and a boy battle it out under the hoop. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

If 17-year-old C.J.

Mon
02
Mar

New library cards available at Saint Paul Public Library

New library cards will soon be available at the Saint Paul Public Library, and anyone who gets a new card during the month of March will be entered intoa a drawing to win a gift card to a local Saint Paul business.

Mon
23
Feb

Ramsey County seeks committee members

Ramsey County needs committee members to serve on a variety of boards which help direct activities and funding throughout the county. The committees serve in an advisory role to the county board of commissioners.

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