District 622's new superintendent Christine Osorio, center, posed with school board members and Tartan High School Student Board representative Donna Leigh Fischer Tuesday night after the board approved Osorio's three-year employment contract. (Joshua Nielsen/Review)
A superintendent search that began last fall officially came to an end last night when the District 622 School Board approved an employment contract with Christine Osorio to be the district's new superintendent.
Veterans remembered. Twenty-seven veterans living at the Ramsey County Care Center were honored at a special ceremony May 21, receiving pins and plaques for their service and dedication to the country.
The City of North St. Paul will host an open house from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 28 at City Hall, 2400 Margaret St., to review the final draft of the Zoning Code Recodification, as well as answer questions and take feedback.
Maxine Brooks picks out some salad greens from Merrick Community Service’s food shelf at Woodland Hills Church. Thanks to the food shelf, she’s able to give her grandchildren, whom she’s raising, nutritious meal options. Brooks, an East Sider, relies on Social Security while raising her three young grandchildren. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
A few years ago, Merrick Community Services’ food shelf was dinky.
It was in a commercial building, where the organization paid market-rate rent of $1,400 a month, and where food shelf recipients waited outdoors, rain or shine, to receive groceries.
The food shelf could only help about 30 low-income families a day.
Beginning Friday, June 5, the streets of downtown North St. Paul will be bustling with activity as collectors, residents and out-of-town visitors and spectators of all ages come to scope out the vintage vehicles, street food and live music from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
The festivities will take place every Friday evening, through Sept. 18.
"It's probably one of the cheapest events in the Twin Cities that you can go to and enjoy yourself," says John Pontrelli, the event founder.
The City of North St. Paul will be hosting an open house on May 28, 2015, from 6-8 p.m. at City Hall to review the final draft of the Zoning Code Recodification, as well as answer questions, take comments and feedback.