East Side Newsbriefs

Mon
13
May

East Side police commander to present “stat maps”


Kevin Casper, commander of St. Paul Eastern District police station, looks over mapped out crime statistics. (photos by Patrick Larkin/Review)

By regularly looking at St. Paul crime data, Commander Kevin Casper said he is able to “keep drilling down” on crime in East Side neighborhoods.
Casper will give a community presentation on Thursday, May 16, on the department’s “stat mapping” techniques, as a way of connecting with residents to fight crime going into the warmer months when criminal activity usually spikes.

Sun
12
May

Suspected burglar, narcotics user caught after night biking without lights

On Wednesday, May 1, between 9 and 10 p.m., officers saw a man biking down Maryland Avenue on the East Side with no lights or reflectors, pulling a trailer, according to a police report.

Tue
07
May

Big Steer Meats marks 35 years; captures statewide awards

Charles Cory Sr. opened his little meat market at the corner of White Bear Avenue and East Seventh Street in 1978. He called it Big Steer Meats, and not long thereafter his son Charles Jr. joined him in the family business.

Mon
06
May

Three reasons to have your soil tested this spring

Did you know that one pound of phosphorus from excessive fertilization can produce anywhere from 300 to 500 pounds of algae if that phosphorus reaches a lake or river?

Mon
06
May

Commerce Department announces important information about process and timeline for developing an MCHA transition plan

 In light of the 2014 implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the Commerce Department announced key information regarding the process for assessing the need for, and developing a transition plan for the Minnesota Comprehensive Health Associatio

Mon
06
May

9 East Side stores cited for underage cigarette sales

Par for the course, say investigators

Mon
06
May

Search for Kira Trevino returns to Keller Lake

Law enforcement officials once again searched Keller Lake in Maplewood last week in their investigation of the disappearance of Kira Trevino, 30.

Mon
22
Apr

Hold on to your cell phones

Police report a rash of Payne-Phalen cell phone “snatch and grabs”

Mon
22
Apr

New art at Metro State

Metropolitan State University’s Gordon Parks Gallery presents “Realism Reconsidered” from April 26 through July 26 with a reception from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 25.

Mon
22
Apr

East Side art studio to show its stuff


“Dappled Spring” is one of Josephine Geiger’s favorite pieces she’s made. The inspiration for the stained glass came when Geiger was sitting on her back in her yard, staring up at the trees. (submitted photo)

J.A. Geiger studio is the lone East Side art gallery in St. Paul Art Crawl.

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