National and Local News

UNCF-Milwaukee hosts 2018 Walk/Run for Education

On Saturday, July 14, 2018, the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) hosted their annual Walk/Run for Education at Veterans Park on the lakefront. The family friendly 5K (3.1 mile) walk and certified run ... [Read More]

Local entrepreneur and poet celebrates 90th Birthday

On Saturday, July 15, 2018 , the Grant family honored their family matriarch, Mrs. Carnell Grant, during her 90th birthday celebration. She was joined by her family, friends, New Covenant Baptist ... [Read More]

NAACP Youth Council welcomes new officers

The NAACP Youth Council starts the new year with newly elected officers. The Youth Council meets at 1 p.m. on the second Saturday of the month at Cross Lutheran Church. This year's officers are (from ... [Read More]

Local missing teen found

Teenasia Scobey-Polacheck, the 16-year-old girl last seen on Sunday, July 1, has been found safe and was reunited with her family late Friday night, July 13, 2018. The teen disappeared July 1. Her ... [Read More]

US Senator Tammy Baldwin helps introduce improved drinking water legislation

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and 11 other U.S. senators led by Senator Edward Markey (D-MA), reintroduced the Contaminant and Lead Electronic Accounting and Reporting Requirements (CLEARR) for ... [Read More]

First-time Brewers All-Star Jeremy Jeffress turned life and game around

It’s taken nearly 12 years, but Jeremy Jeffress is finally an All-Star at age 30. A hard-throwing high school pitcher when Milwaukee selected him with the 16th overall pick in the 2006 draft, ... [Read More]

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Editorials

A call for celebration

Being Frank By: Frank James Special to the Milwaukee Times The Fourth of ... [Read More]

Super foolishness

Being Frank By: Frank James Special to the Milwaukee Times There is a ... [Read More]

The Milwaukee Urban League’s open letter to the community on recent police incidents

"It is only through intentionality and togetherness that we can begin to change ... [Read More]

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Christian Times

Good stewards – Recycling for sustainability (Week 4)

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th “Prosper! ... [Read More]

Good stewards – Recycling for sustainability (Week 3)

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th “God spoke: “Let ... [Read More]

Good stewards – Recycling for sustainability (Week 2)

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th “God spoke: “Let ... [Read More]

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Personal Finance and Business

Ten tips for making summer travel more affordable

It’s easy to get carried away when traveling, buying souvenirs, eating at restaurants and upgrading your flights and accommodations. But the last thing you want is to face a big bill when you get ... [Read More]

Avoiding freelance financial pitfalls: Nine tips for side gig success

By: Jenny Knizner Working at Moonlighting, I not only get to help freelancers connect with employers and grow their businesses, I’ve lived moonlighting first-hand as I built my own freelance ... [Read More]

What you need to know when buying a home

Ready to become a homeowner? Buying a home may be the largest purchase you’ll ever make. Before you start house hunting, it’s important to understand how owning a home could impact your ... [Read More]

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Education

Volunteers help drive student achievement

At the MPS STEM Fair this spring, held at Miller Park, dozens of volunteers ... [Read More]

Pulaski approved as International Baccalaureate school

Students at Casimir Pulaski High School will have many new options this fall ... [Read More]

Students use music to improve quality of life for dementia patients

MPS summer academy students, led by Raymond Roberts, choral director at ... [Read More]

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Health and Fitness

Separating growing pains from warning signs in kids

When your child trips on his shoes, does it signal a developmental disorder in ... [Read More]

Stock up on healthy foods this summer

We all usually eat whatever’s available at home. That’s why it’s important to ... [Read More]

Women, here are four tips for summer safety!

By: Brittany Wright B.A. in Creative writing and English – University of ... [Read More]

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What’s Happening?

A Happy 70th Birthday for Betty Mitchell

On Sunday, July 8, 2018, Betty Mitchell (center) along with multiple generations of her family, celebrated her 70th birthday. A party was held in her honor at the Hilton Garden Inn. The theme was a ... [Read More]

Happy 100th Birthday Mrs. Molly Place

Centenarian Molly Place celebrated her 100th birthday on Saturday, June 30, 2018 with family and friends in Milwaukee. Ms. Place was one 16 children born in Bellefontaine, MS and moved to Louisville ... [Read More]

Your Life Does Matter to God Ministries presents Women of Double Honor Breakfast Conference

On Saturday, June 23, 2018, Your Life Does Matter to God Ministries hosted the "Women of Double Honor Breakfast Conference," at the Hilton Garden Inn Milwaukee Park Place, 11600 West Park Place. The ... [Read More]

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Lifestyles

Sweet Tips for Sweet Treats

You might have a favorite cookie or brownie recipe — but did you know you could make it even better by adding a simple, familiar ingredient? With a few expert tips from Buddy Valastro, author and star ... [Read More]

Dael Orlandersmith: A ‘theater worker’ who writes the truth

By Jacquelyn D. Heath Special to The Milwaukee Times Others have described Dael Orlandersmith as an actress, a performer, a playwright, a poet. From her own viewpoint, she is simply ‘a ... [Read More]

Ten tips for budgeting for summer travel

It’s easy to get carried away when traveling, buying souvenirs, eating at restaurants and upgrading your flights and accommodations. But the last thing you want is to face a big bill when you get ... [Read More]

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