East Side People

Tue
07
May

Athena Awards

East Side resident Elizabeth Monterroso Barco is Washington Technical Magnet School’s Athena Award winner for 2013.

Tue
07
May

Fueled up

Students from Battle Creek Middle School (left) and Frost Lake Elementary School (right) are shown at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome.

Mon
06
May

Johnson High girl is good ‘Big Sister’


Natalie Yang, “Big Sister of the Year” for the Twin Cities, keeps busy with extracurriculars at least three nights a week. The Johnson High School junior says, “I used to be very shy,” but with the help of the Big Brother Big Sister program, she opened up. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Natalie Yang, shown with her “Little Sister” Emily, says the two make a good match. Through their time hanging out together, “I’ve definitely noticed (Emily) has become more outgoing,” Yang says. (photo courtesy of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities.)

Natalie Yang receives ‘Big Sister of the Year’ award for the Twin Cities area

Mon
29
Apr

Meet the new East Side Y guy


The new East Side YMCA executive director David Dominick says “there’s never a dull moment” on the job. The new director has his hands full directing two St. Paul Y’s. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

David Dominick’s transition into the top job has been fairly seamless, it seems

Mon
22
Apr

Introducing: Patrick Larkin

Greetings, East Siders.
My name is Patrick. I’m lucky enough to be the new news editor at the East Side Review.
As is tradition, I would like to take a moment to introduce myself.

Mon
22
Apr

East Side teacher finalist for MN Teacher of the Year


If named Minnesota Teacher of the Year, Erik Brandt says he hopes it will not be a celebration of him, but rather of the work he and his fellow Harding teachers do. (Patrick Larkin/Review)

Erik Brandt, English teacher and IB coordinator at Harding High, is one of 10 vying for the presti

Mon
01
Apr

Mobley, Smith-Pugh named ‘All-Tournament’


Johnson sophomore Jalen Mobley (3) and senior Diantre Collins (4) put on the defensive pressure against Delano to win 64-54 in the Class AAA state quarterfinal March 20 at Williams Arena. (photos by Linda Baumeister/Review)

Johnson senior forward Quashingm Smith-Pugh (5), with 20 points and 15 rebounds, defends against Delano. The Governors lost in the semifinals to #1 ranked DeLaSalle March 21.

Jalen Mobley and Quashingm Smith-Pugh of  Johnson High School have been named to the Class AAA Boys’ Basketball All-Tournament Team.

Wed
06
Mar

Heroic acts earn fire department commendation


Dr. R.J. Frascone of Regions Hospital, right, is honored by Chief Timothy Butler, left, with a Meritorious Service Award. (Rebecca Rowe/Review)

Fire Capt. Neil Youngblom, left, and firefighter Jason Saver, right, are each presented with a Letter of Commendation for their efforts saving the life of a 17-year-old girl. (Rebecca Rowe/Review)

The St. Paul Fire Department held a ceremony on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at Station 7 honoring all those involved in a late January rescue effort. (Rebecca Rowe/Review)

Running into a burning building takes quite a bit of courage, especially when not wearing any rescue gear.

Responding on Jan. 31 to a 911 call reporting a house fire at 976 Earl St., two doctors from Regions Hospital risked their lives to save a 17-year-old girl.

Sun
24
Feb

Mounds Theatre seeking to capitalize upon STAR grant


Mitchell Frazier, Lighting and Technical Director, and Raeann Ruth, Founder and Executive Director, are striving to raise funds for needed updates at the Historic Mounds Theatre. They are hoping the Kick Starter Campaign will help in their quest to match a $5,000 Star Grant awarded by the City of St. Paul. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

The sound room with sound and light board are 20 and 30 years old. The Historic Mounds Theatre is in dire need to update the decades old equipment with lighting fixtures, flexible lighting, dimming capacity, and all around upgrades. (submitted photo)

In their efforts to bring the arts to St. Paul's East Side, Historic Mounds Theatre relies upon very little.

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