FacebookTwitteremailMembers of the 53206 Drug-Free Communities Project coalition welcome the Milwaukee Common Council’s vote against renewing the liquor license of S&S Liquor, which has contributed to longstanding safety issues in the Amani neighborhood. “It was a team effort. All the partners played a role and were important in this victory,” said John Eshun, coordinator for […]
Federal stimulus funds in 2009, combined with a city ordinance requiring 40 percent of workers on city-funded development projects to be unemployed or underemployed, might have provided opportunities for residents who needed them most. But for multiple reasons, it fell short.
Kelly Meyerhofer was a reporting intern at the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service in spring 2014. As she heads for a full-time job as an enterprise reporter for The Island Packet, a daily newspaper in South Carolina, she reflects on what she learned about journalism from her first assignment.