Walnut Way Conservation Corp. celebrated Earth Day by cleaning the streets of the Lindsay Heights neighborhood, and “lifting up” community spirit.
Marjorie Rucker, LISC Milwaukee’s commercial revitalization specialist, is focusing her efforts on restoring commercial corridors in the central city.
Harriet Dorsey, the oldest resident of Walnut Way, celebrated her 106th birthday this week. State representative Elizabeth Coggs (10th District) joined the party, held at the Clinton Rose Senior Center, 3045 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Dr. In 2006, when Dorsey was 100, she was inducted in the Milwaukee County Senior Hall of Fame, receiving a special “Century of Service Award.” The long-time community volunteer has been called “the Queen Mother of the African American community.”
If you’re interested in lowering your energy bills, the Milwaukee Energy Efficiency (Me2) program may be right for you. The program, designed to help homeowners save money on energy costs, is recruiting in Layton Boulevard West, Lindsay Heights, Thurston Woods and other central city communities this spring.
Milwaukee County candidates for the spring election debated local issues at a recent Community Planning Council monthly meeting. Community members poured in to hear what they had to say.
A representative from Seaway Bank and Trust Company will answer questions and provide basic information about mortgage borrowing and home buying at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 24 at River of Life AME Church, 4260 N. Teutonia Ave. Topics will include how to get prequalified for a home, how to improve your credit score, the importance of […]
A free resource fair offered HIV and STD tests and vaccinations at no cost to Milwaukee youth and family members recently to raise awareness about health and wellness. The fair took place during a youth basketball tournament at North Division High School.
A mixed-use building slated for construction on West Fond du Lac Avenue and a half dozen new businesses that opened within the last year could revive the North Avenue and Fond du Lac Avenue business district, local experts say.
Reduced-price haircuts, fingernail painting and free literature may not be the typical way to celebrate Black History Month, but it is the way one Lindsay Heights business promotes literacy and black history.
LaRhonda Bearden-Steward has been named the first site director for WINS (Wisconsin Initiative for Neighborhoods and Schools that Work for Children) to improve academic achievement in Lindsay Heights.