Category : Wisconsin

Midwest / Wisconsin - 10 months ago

NDHSAA hosts students at luncheon

Photo by Yvonne Kemp On Thursday, April 12, 2018, the North Division Alumni Association hosted a group of students from North Division High School for lunch at Irie Zulu Restaurant, 7237 W. North Ave. The purpose of the lunch was to thank the stude...

Midwest / Wisconsin - 10 months ago

Dr. Wilma Spann celebrates birthday

Photo by Martinez Milton, Jr. On Saturday, April 21, 2018, founder and CEO of the Rev. James W. Spann II College Scholarship Foundation, Dr. Wilma N. Spann celebrated her birthday at the Four Points Sheraton, 5311 S. Howell Ave. The surprise party...

Midwest / Wisconsin - 10 months ago

National Autism Awareness Month (Conclusion)

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th This month, this column has placed the spotlight on autism to raise awareness. There is nothing more frustrating to a parent than when they get ‘the evil eye’ when their child has an emotio...

Midwest / Wisconsin - 10 months ago

Happy 80th Birthday to Ms. Lilly Simmons

Photo By Yvonne Kemp On Saturday, April 14, 2018, Milwaukee Exposure & Explorer Project (MEEP) founder Lilly Simmons celebrated her 80th birthday at the Gathering Hall Community Center, 4355 W. Bradley Road. Lilly celebrated her birthday, which...

Midwest / Wisconsin - 10 months ago

MCFBL hosts Annual Scholarship and Awards Banquet

Photo By Yvonne Kemp On Saturday, April 21, 2018, the Milwaukee Christian Fellowship Basketball League (MCFBL) hosted their 23rd Annual Scholarship and Awards Banquet at Miller Park. During the banquet, about a dozen scholarship were given out to y...

Midwest / Wisconsin - 10 months ago

Milwaukee Public Schools budget deficit looms

Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) educators, administrators and school board members were unable to agree on a plan to close a projected $38.7 million budget deficit for the 2018-2019 school year during a seven-hour meeting on Tuesday, April 17, 2018....

Midwest / Wisconsin - 10 months ago

How to eat healthy in the hood

By: Gina Lathan Traditionally low-income communities have fewer full-service groceries stores that provide a large selection of fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, lean meats, and fish compared to more affluent communities. Yet the people who live in th...