Marjorie Otto

Marjorie Otto can be reached at motto@lillienews.com, or at 651-748-7816.

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19
Feb

Sanneh Foundation receives $600,000, plans to expand programming

The Sanneh Foundation, which is based out of the Conway Recreation Center on the East Side, recently announced it has received $600,000 in grants from the Otto Bremer Trust.

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19
Feb

Assisted living project in limbo


While the St. Paul Zoning Committee rejected to rezone the vacant lot at 1475 Ames Ave. (arrow), a future assisted living facility project may be saved a land swap with the city. The city owns a vacant lot along Magnolia Avenue (black circle).

Possible land swap with city could save project

Plans for an assisted living home at 1475 Ames Ave. have been put on hold after neighbors expressed concerns about increased traffic along the narrow street.

Sun
12
Feb

Week of gun violence rattles East Side

Within four days the East Side saw two people killed by gun violence. 

Sun
12
Feb

Fourth East Side teacher nominated for Teacher of the Year award


Ong Xiong

Ong Xiong teaches at Phalen Lake magnet

St. Paul Public Schools announced a fourth teacher from the East Side has been nominated for the 2017 Minnesota Teacher of the Year award. 

Sun
12
Feb

St. Paul celebrates positive impact from neighbors


Ahmed Hersi, middle, is pictured with St. Paul City Council president Russ Stark, left, and District 1 Community Council president Paul Sawyer, right.

On Friday night, Jan. 27, St. Paul residents gathered to celebrate neighbors and organizations that had been nominated by St. Paul’s 17 district councils for the annual Neighborhood Honor Roll. 

Sun
12
Feb

New homes being delivered to East Side


On Wednesday morning, Feb. 8, a construction crew installed the first in a series of modular homes on the East Side.

Modular homes filling vacant lots

In just six weeks two empty lots near Beaver Lake will have attractive, 1,800-square-foot new homes.

Sun
05
Feb

Two men charged for death of elderly East Side woman


Richard Joles

Two men have been charged in the beating death of an elderly East Side widow. 

The 79-year-old woman, Myong Gi Gossel, was found dead in her home, located at 2343 Nokomis Ave., on the East Side, by friends on Jan. 4. 

Sun
05
Feb

Three East Side teachers are candidates for MN Teacher of the Year


Michael Houston

The list of 132 teachers nominated for the 2017 Minnesota Teacher of the Year award includes three East Side teachers this year. They are:

 

• Michael Houston, a math teacher at Harding High School. 

Thu
02
Feb

Kareem Mitchell charged in St. Paul Saloon homicide

Police say he has fled Minnesota

A man has been charged in connection with a homicide that took place Sunday night, Jan. 29, in Dayton’s Bluff in front of the St. Paul Saloon, 1045 Hudson Road.

Thu
02
Feb

Shots fired in Payne Phalen neighborhood leave one dead and two injured

Second shooting incident in four days on East Side

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