‘What’s in it for us?’ neighbors wonder
With plans underway for the St. Paul Police Department to get a new training facility in the East Side’s Railroad Island neighborhood, residents have chimed in to raise concerns and provide input on the project.
At a meeting of the Railroad Island Task Force on Thursday, July 23, representatives from the St. Paul Police Department and their development team met with residents to address issues they raised about the project.
East Side teens will soon have the opportunity for a first job starting at the age of 15 at a new Cookie Cart location on Payne Avenue. The organization will install a storefront in two years, but until then, it will offer paid job training classes after school at Johnson High School. (photo courtesy of Cookie Cart)
Another company picks up a vacant storefront building
In the heart of Payne Avenue’s commercial corridor, a non-profit cookie and teen job skills organization is looking to take root.
After scoping out a variety of East Side buildings, Minneapolis-based non-profit Cookie Cart bit the bullet and purchased 946 Payne Ave., where it intends to expand its operations to give East Side teens jobs and training.
Raised garden beds, including the one with cabbages, are accessible for Jeff to lend a hand in the community garden. Wheelchair access and raised garden beds are among the many benefits MSS staff say this garden has to offer. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
For participants in Midwest Special Services programs, a community garden is not only a place to grow plants, but a way to grow social connections with their surrounding community.
Cindy Neuenfeldt and her daughter Tammie have spent much of their life in the charming home at 1763 Ames Pl. E., but Cindy has decided to list the place for sale out of frustration over changes in the neighborhood. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Long-time business owner asking $670k for house/business
Cindy Neuenfeldt’s elegant 1897 home at 1763 E. Ames Place has been revitalized top to bottom, from a finished basement to granite countertops to a master suite in the attic.
Yet it retains much of its original charm, with decorative wooden beams lining the ceilings of the first floor, original trim throughout, and a unique back staircase that was built for servants to go between floors.
“Whoever gets this place is really going to be lucky,” she says.
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The suspect was described as a white male in his twenties with dark blonde or reddish facial hair, approximately 5'7" tall with an average build. (submitted photo)
At approximately 3:28 p.m. Thursday, July 30, officers of the South St. Paul Police Department responded to Wakota Federal Credit Union, 1151 Southview Blvd, South St. Paul, on a report of a bank robbery.
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Community members gather in West St. Paul for a memorial service dedicating a portion of the road in Officer Scott Patrick’s honor. (Erin Hinrichs/Review
Commemorating fallen Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick on the one-year anniversary of his death, friends, family, law enforcement, elected officials and community members gathered at 1010 Dodd Road in West St. Paul Thursday afternoon to unveil a new memorial sign.
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Lake Johanna (Pamela O'Meara/Bulletin)
Ramsey County Parks and Recreation announced Wednesday, July 29, that two of its beaches are closed because of high levels of E. coli bacteria found in lake water during testing on July 28.
The swimming beaches at Long Lake Regional Park in New Brighton and Tony Schmidt Regional Park -- Lake Johanna -- in Arden Hills, are closed and unguarded until further notice, according to the county.