East Side Review

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Learn sustainable landscape techniques

The Ramsey-Washington Watershed District offers the following programs to learn more about nature stewardship:

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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.

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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.

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East Side Review Bulletin Board March 22, 2015

Art in the Hollow seeks artists
The 6th annual Art in the Hollow will be on June 6 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Swede Hollow Park.


D1 annual meeting
The annual meeting for the District 1 Community Council takes place during two open house events on Saturday, March 28 from noon to 2 p.m., and on Monday, March 30 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.


Hamline U’s fundraiser race
On April 26, Hamline University’s Foundations of Management class will be holding the Third Annual Hamline Cares 5K Run, Walk, and Roll. It will be at Lake Phalen.


Railroad Island Task Force
A meeting of the Railroad Island Task Force takes place Thursday, March 26 at 6 p.m. at HOPE Community Academy, 720 Payne Ave. in the cafeteria.


Gardening workshop
Payne-Phalen District Five’s environmental committee is organizing a free workshop for all gardeners on Tuesday, March 31 starting at 6:30 p.m. at 722 Payne, the Eastern District headquarters of the St. Paul Police Department.


Annual D5 meeting
The Payne-Phalen District Five Planning Council Annual Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 28. All are welcome at this event which will be held at the John A. Johnson Achievement Plus Elementary School, 740 York Ave. 


Free employment fair
A free employment and resource fair takes place Wednesday, March 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Arlington Hills Community Center, 1200 Payne Ave.


Need Type O
Memorial Blood Centers has a dangerously low supply of O negative blood. Cold weather, flu season, and vacations continue to take a toll on blood donations.


Low Cost Spay and Neuter
The Minnesota Spay Neuter Assistance Program (MN SNAP) will be holding a spay/neuter service for cats and dogs owned by income qualified residents of the East Side of St. Paul limited to zip code 55106.


 

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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.

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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.

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Used bookstore coming to the East Side

A used bookstore will be cropping up on the East Side. A Greener Read has plans to open a store in May in a building in the Hamm’s complex on the north side of Minnehaha Avenue. Pictured here is one of the company’s owners, Jason Burbul. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
A used bookstore will be cropping up on the East Side. A Greener Read has plans to open a store in May in a building in the Hamm’s complex on the north side of Minnehaha Avenue. Pictured here is one of the company’s owners, Jason Burbul. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

Come summer, the East Side will have a used bookstore, situated on the second floor of one of the Hamm’s buildings on the north side of Minnehaha Avenue.

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‘Minnesota Mayhem’ discussed at library series

Tim Bradley, now retired, and Lucia Wroblewski, still on the St. Paul Police force, will relate highlights of an award-winning partnership. (submitted photo)
Tim Bradley, now retired, and Lucia Wroblewski, still on the St. Paul Police force, will relate highlights of an award-winning partnership. (submitted photo)

As Minnesotans, we often think sensational crimes “can’t happen here.”

A series of presentations called “Minnesota Mayhem: True Crime Stories from the Land of 10,000 Lakes” puts some bullet holes in that theory.

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Man killed by SPPD in standoff


A man was shot dead by police outside a home on the 400 block of White Bear Avenue, just north of the intersection of White Bear and Old Hudson Road. The incident is the second officer-involved shooting in St. Paul this year. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
A 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. today.
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State rep says 'Hold!' on powdered alcohol

(Linda Baumeister/Review)
(Linda Baumeister/Review)

Turning water to wine is said to be a miracle. The transformation of water to cocktail, however, has become child's play.

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