East Side Review

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18
Sep

Harvest Festival Parade honors Ted Hecht, an East Side community activist and volunteer


Ted Hecht is this year’s Harvest Festival Parade grand marshal. Ted and his wife, Polly, lived on the East Side for over 50 years and helped shape many East Side programs and organizations through their volunteerism.

Ted & Polly Hecht made a lasting impact on the East Side

With the Harvest Festival this weekend, Sept. 17-18, organizers say now is a perfect time to look back at the East Side’s long and diverse history. 

Sun
11
Sep

A fun celebration steeped in tradition


Payne Avenue parade-goers are greeted by the St. Paul Winter Carnival Vulcans, often leaving their trademark “V.”

The warm days are cooling, the kids are back in school and that can only mean one thing — the 110th Annual Payne-Arcade Harvest Festival is right around the corner. 

Sun
11
Sep

MN Twins honor Ramona Arreguin de Rosales

The Major League Baseball and Minnesota Twins Baseball Organizations chose Ramona Arreguin de Rosales of St.

Sun
11
Sep

East Side Review police reports - August 11 — August 17

Thursday, August 11 — Wednesday, August 17 police reports for St. Paul Districts 1, 2, 4 & 5.

Sun
11
Sep

Gov. Dayton promises $3 million for Gateway Gold Line


Gov. Mark Dayton spoke with Gateway Gold Line BRT commission members and other community leaders, such as Woodbury state Rep. JoAnn Ward (center), on Sept. 1. Many leaders, including Ramsey County Commissioner Rafael Ortega (right) felt that the east metro could use more investment from the state.

As a part of his 87 counties in 86 days tour, Gov. Mark Dayton made a stop in the east metro on Thursday, Sept. 1.

Sun
04
Sep

St. Paul Parks and Recreation Commission appoints four new members

The St. Paul Parks and Recreation Commission has appointed four new members, two of which come from the East Side. 

Sun
04
Sep

White Bear Avenue project update

Ramsey County, in cooperation with the city of St. Paul, is in the beginning stages of reconstructing White Bear Avenue from I-94 to Beech Street.

Sun
04
Sep

East Side Review police reports - August 4 — August 10

Thursday, August 4 — Wednesday, August 10 police reports for St. Paul Districts 1, 2, 4 & 5.

Sun
04
Sep

East Side author shares life as a 911 dispatcher


Caroline Burau, above, has been a 911 dispatcher for 12 years in various Twin Cities agencies. Her new memoir, left, shares her experience as a 911 dispatcher, from the sleepless night shifts to dealing with 911 callers on the worst days of their lives.

Caroline Burau releases new memoir about front lines of emergency response 

Sun
04
Sep

Traffic light at Hmong Village not coming anytime soon

Advocates frustrated by process

Pedestrian safety has become a hot topic for the East Side this summer, with two deaths occurring earlier in the season. 

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