Milwaukee County Supervisor Peggy West joined dozens of women dressed in wedding gowns for the annual Brides Walk Against Domestic Violence sponsored by UMOS Latina Resource Center.
The facilities at Longfellow School and Journey House have long been overcrowded and distressed, but that will soon change. Construction has begun on the Journey House Center for Youth and Family Athletics. The new addition will serve both institutions by providing a new cafeteria, kitchen, gym, computer labs and classrooms.
Mitchell Park will be the focal point of Clarke Square on Saturday, Oct. 1, as “Cross the Domes,” a 300-person cyclocross race, and “Clarke Square Moving,” a community fundraising event, take place.
About 50 people marched through the Washington Park community recently at the seventh Annual Put the Guns Down Festival, sponsored by the League of Young Voters Education Fund.
About 650 people attended the fourth annual UNCOM Walk for Wellness held at Kosciuszko Park on Milwaukee’s South Side.
A survey conducted by Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service found that central city communities such as Lindsay Heights, Clarke Square and Layton Boulevard West are not “food deserts,” and healthy groceries are relatively affordable. That raises a simple question with a complex answer: why is obesity so prevalent in these communities?
After undergoing a reform process that began in 2009, North Division High School has big plans to provide students with a high-quality education, reversing many years of poor academic achievement.
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.
Silver City’s recent annual Asian Fest featured authentic Asian food, music and dance. Highlights included cooking demonstrations, a dance contest, basketball tournament, Chinese calligraphy and traditional acupuncture and massage.
While most schools encourage increased parental involvement, Longfellow lives and dies by it. Administrators know it’s the key to their success.