Community researchers are visiting selected Lindsay Heights residents during the next few weeks to survey their health status. The results will lead to steps to improve health and fitness.
Groundbreaking for the Journey House Center for Family Learning and Youth Athletics will take place on Sept. 16, at Longfellow Elementary School.
Reporters visited eight grocery stores in the south side neighborhoods of Clarke Square, Burnham Park, Layton Park and Silver City, the north side neighborhood of Lindsay Heights and one comparison store in Shorewood to gather price information for 35 healthy food items. Ultimately, 22 items were chosen because they could be directly compared across stores. […]
Hundreds of walkers and runners set out from Miller Park on a recent Saturday morning to support the Hank Aaron State Trail. The 5K Run/Walk took participants through the Menomonee Valley along Canal Street, along the river and back to Miller Park.
The city of Milwaukee is sponsoring the 11th annual Milwaukee Child Health Week from August 12-19.
When Charles Brown, director of youth programs for Journey House, started a youth football program six years ago, he envisioned an activity that would keep youth between the ages of 6 and 14 off the streets and teach them life and character development skills. A few weeks ago, the Journey House Packers took to the practice field as the reigning division champions.
Agape Community Center is working to provide healthier food for the families who participate in its community meal program.
Volunteer program exposes women to the world of building construction, while adding needed housing in Lindsay Heights.
Volunteers are growing fresh fruits and vegetables at Alice’s Garden as part of a new initiative to increase availability of fresh produce at corner stores in Lindsay Heights.
Members of the Wisconsin Latino/Hispanic Tobacco Prevention Network gathered June 5 to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the state’s ban on smoking. Wisconsin is one of 27 states that have banned smoking in enclosed public spaces.