Here are some recent photos of what the employees of Estes Brothers have been doing in St. Paul. The new sidewalks recently installed on Russell Street are quite an improvement over the cracked and crumbling old ones that dated from the 1920’s.
Remembering the Self-Serv Market… © Jerry F. Couch During the prosperous King Coal Era of the mid-1970’s, a new and very welcome business opened in St. Paul – the Self-Serv Market. Like most convenience stores, the Self-Serv sold a little bit of this and a little bit of that. Best of all, it was the… Read More That Good Ol’ Hillbilly Fried Chicken!
© Jerry F. Couch 2019 FOR WEEKS NOW, employees of Estes Brothers Construction of Jonesville, VA have been hard at work implementing a downtown infrastructure rehabilitation program for St. Paul. The project consists of new sewer lines, water lines, storm sewers, curbs & gutters, sidewalks, and new pavement in portions of the downtown area (see… Read More St. Paul Downtown Infrastructure Improvements – Ahead of Schedule
© Jerry F. Couch 2019 A few weeks ago, I wrote a review of Sugar Hill Brewing Company, Inc. For some “then vs. now” contrast, I included a photo of a long-gone St. Paul “beer joint,” purposely omitting the name of the business. A number of people responded with various guesses as to its identity… Read More Now it can be told – it was the OK Cafe!
The photos you will see below were taken during St. Joseph’s University’s APEX 2019 in the St. Paul – Castlewood area. The program began on March 9th and concluded on March 16th. when the students returned to Philadelphia, PA. Among other projects, students from SJU’s special education and autism studies programs met with members of… Read More APEX 2019