East Side Review

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East Side Freedom Library continues to serve the East Side


Above, Sen. Foung Hawj speaks at the East Side Freedom Library second anniversary celebration on June 2. The event saw about 50 or more attendees. Below, the library unveiled it’s new “visual identity.” (Marjorie Otto photos/Review)

Two years ago the East Side Freedom Library was established with the goal of serving the East Side, honoring its ever-changing culture and the area’s history. 

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MPCA identifies contaminated site on East Side


The Arcade and Hawthorne contaminated site has been added the the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s “Superfund list” in order to receive state funding for further testing and cleanup. (courtesy of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency)

Arcade Street neighborhood added to state funding list for further testing

 

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Summertime on the East Side


Studio Payne’s cat, Franklin, pops up to help with selecting a photo.

The East Side kicked off summer with two events, Art in the Hollow at Swede Hollow Park, and Water Fest at Phalen Regional Park on Saturday, June 4.

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Renewal in the northwoods

Paddling along with nature’s BWCA plans

 

Wildfires are an essential part of forest health. They’re a chance for the northwoods to reset and restart with a fresh palette.

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Jun

American Indian Magnet School student’s project on display at museum


Alyssa Downwind, a student at the American Indian Magnet School in the Dayton’s Bluff neighberhood, has her History Day project on display at the Madeline Island Museum in Bayfield, Wisconsin. (submitted photos)

Seventh-grader Alyssa Downwind never thought her History Day project would one day be at a museum.

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East Side Review police reports - May 5 — May 11

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

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East Side incumbents fill ballot

Early candidate filing closed on May 31 with many familiar East Side names on the ballot. 

 

The offices up for re-election in 2016 that cover neighborhoods on the East Side and those vying for the spots include:

 

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Man shot to death as police return fire May 26

On May 26, around 2:15 p.m., several St. Paul police officers entered a home at 2163 East Minnehaha Avenue as a part of an active investigation.

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Level-three predatory offender moving to East Side

St. Paul Police held a meeting on June 2 at the Eastern District station regarding a level-three predatory offender relocating to the 2100 block of Reaney Avenue. 

The offender, Mark Ray Davis, 35, was released from jail in 2013.

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Overlook chosen to revitalize Lower Payne commercial zone


There are two options for how the Swede Hollow overlook might be designed. Upcoming surveys of the area will help determine which option will be viable both structurally and fiscally. (courtesy of St. Paul Parks and Recreation)

The St. Paul department of Planning and Economic Development has chosen a project to move forward with to help revitalize the Lower Payne Avenue neighborhood. 

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