In St. Paul, neighborhood block clubs go virtual


By Nicole Norfleet, Star Tribune

“Block clubs are going virtual. More and more neighbors who in the past would have organized community meetings to share news of the latest garage break-in or bike theft are now turning online to discuss crime.

After last month’s almost fatal beating of a man in the Payne-Phalen neighborhood of St. Paul, residents used the online forum at as a way to talk about the incident and exchange ideas on crime solutions.”

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