East Side People

Fri
31
May

Solar Boat Regatta


photos by Linda Baumeister/Review

Wild Zebra, just one of the three boats entered by St. Paul’s City Academy, competes in the concluding 1-hour endurance race in the 21st annual Solar Boat Regatta held at Phalen Lake May 18.

Thu
16
May

Volleyball champs


submitted photo

After an undefeated season and a win in the city championship game, this 14u team from Battle Creek Recreation Center continued their undefeated winning streak at the State Tournament in Monticello with 6 more wins against some of the best teams f

Thu
16
May

Girls take state championship in 12-U hockey


State 12UB champions include, in front: Anna Weyandt, Anna Klein, Riley Tuft, Kaelie Smith, Marissa Hawkins, Maria Meggitt, Brianna Willier and Gianna Gabrielli; behind them, Melissa Teal, Madalyn Thill, Katie Garhofer, Samantha Carlson, Madison Sagdalen, Caitlyn Behr and Olivia Schultz and, in back, coaches Bob Smith, Tom Tuft and Paul Klein. (submitted photo)

Parents and coaches of the Johnson Como 12UB State Champion “Devils” see their journey as a tribute to community traditions and the community hockey model.

Mon
13
May

"Grow Anywhere Tour" - photos


Can I have this one? Olivia Pretzer selects a pepper plant at Farnsworth Upper Campus during a plant and produce giveaway compliments of Burpee Home Gardens May 3.

Farnsworth hosted the "Grow Anywhere Tour,"  the Burpee Home Garndens event distributing 1,300 pounds of fresh produce (bagged cucumbers, bell peppers, tomatoes) and 450 vegetable plants.

Mon
13
May

Retiree stays active by helping community


Bill Johnston

Bill Johnston feels lucky to be more or less retired at the age of 63. But that doesn’t mean he wants to slow down.
So he’s hatched up a plan to keep busy by providing free financial counseling to area residents.

Tue
07
May

Athena Awards

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

Monterroso Barca is being honored for her athletic, academic and leadership achievements.

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.

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