About 150 MPS students competed for a spot at the America SCORES national poetry slam, which takes place in New York City in April.
Ray Simpson, 21, has been playing the organ since he was 6 at his father’s church, where he has developed a strong sense of faith.
A panel of city and state leaders discussed possible solutions to the problem of inequality at a summit organized by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Urban Studies Program.
Pharmacist Lester Carter has been serving customers on the city’s North Side since 1968, when he first opened Carter Drug Store. Although he no longer owns the store, Carter returned to work there early this year after recovering from surgery.
The Milwaukee County Senior Nutrition Program fills nutritional, emotional and health needs for local seniors.
This is the first of four Neighborhood Lens galleries exploring the many sides of Lindsay Heights by the Running Rebels Youth Advisory Council. The gallery highlights challenges the photographers see in the neighborhood. Cameras for the project were provided by Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service.
Neighborhood leaders, collaborators and residents celebrated the unveiling of “Compassion,” a sculpture marking the western gateway to the Sherman Park neighborhood.
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service wishes you and your family a happy and bountiful holiday.
Aurora Family Service, in partnership with its donor agencies, distributed Thanksgiving dinner kits to 3,100 Milwaukee-area families.
Access to a high-quality grocery store and new recreational venues for youth were among the top priorities for residents who attended Walnut Way’s recent annual “report to community” meeting.