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Emmit Williams celebrates his 98th Birthday

October 11, 2018

On Monday, October 1, 2018, Mr. Emmit Williams celebrated his 98th birthday with four generations of his family, at Canaan Baptist Church, 2964 N. 11th St. Pictured with Mr. Williams (center, seated) are his children Raymond Muhammad; Albert Williams; Brenda Oglen; Marvin Horton; daughtersin- law Lisa Muhammad and Margret Horton; and their children and grandchildren…. [Read More]

Greater Galilee Missionary Baptist Church Hospitality Committee hosts Christian Women in White Luncheon and Silent Auction

October 11, 2018

The Greater Galilee Baptist Church Hospitality Committee hosted their annual “Christian Women in White Luncheon and Silent Auction,” at Greater Galilee Baptist Church’s Brumfield Hall-Lower Level, 2432 North Teutonia Ave., on Saturday, September 15, 2018. Besides the luncheon and silent auction, the Christian women in white and green scarves were treated to a performance by… [Read More]

Ernie G celebrates 41 years in radio with concert

October 11, 2018

The 860 WNOV DJ will celebrate four decades on air with three great local acts, The Tempters, The Reconstruction Band, and the Jazzy Jewels For the last 41 years, Ernie Mitchell, also known simply as “Ernie G,” has been an institution unto himself on Milwaukee airwaves. And on Saturday, November 3, 2018 Milwaukee will honor… [Read More]

Packers players take part in MKE Plays playground build

September 27, 2018

On Tuesday, September 25, 2018, several Green Bay Packers players joined Alderman Michael J. Murphy, Mayor Tom Barrett, Alderman Russell W. Stamper, II, representatives from the Milwaukee Police Department and MKE Plays volunteers during a special playground build event. The build took place in the 3100 block of W. Galena St., at the site as… [Read More]

UPS hiring more than 500 for holiday season in greater Milwaukee area

September 27, 2018

On September 24, 2018, UPS® announced that it expects to hire more than 500 seasonal employees in the Greater Milwaukee area to support the anticipated increase in package volume that will begin in November and continue through January 2019. Nationally, UPS expects to hire about 100,000 seasonal employees. “Every year, we deliver the holidays for… [Read More]

Goodwill hosts its first-ever Community Day at Retique

September 20, 2018

On Wednesday, September 12, 2018, Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin, Inc., hosted its first ever Community Day at its Retique store, 190 N. Broadway. Goodwill Community Day showcases the life-cycle of a donation and highlights how their retail store and donation centers sustain Goodwill’s mission of creating local impact in the communities where they live,… [Read More]

South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center presents SOWETO Gospel Choir

September 20, 2018

Songs of the Free: Celebrating the Centennial Of Nelson Mandela’s birth South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center is excited to present the inspiring SOWETO Gospel Choir on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. Hailing from the town of Soweto (South West Township), the birthplace of the South African democratic movement struggle for freedom, SOWETO Gospel… [Read More]

Viola Davis says she regrets acting in “The Help”

September 20, 2018

Viola Davis might have gotten an Oscar nomination for 2012’s The Help, but she says she regrets her role in the film. During a new interview with the New York Times, she admitted that she believes the film did not do justice to the stories of its black characters. “Have I ever done roles that… [Read More]

WRTP/Big Step hosts completion ceremony for MSSC safety courses

September 13, 2018

On Tuesday, September 4, 2018, WRTP/Big Step held a completion ceremony for their Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) safety courses at their building, 3841 W. Wisconsin Ave. This course emphasizes safety, fire extinguisher use, and wearing proper personal protective equipment such as eye and ear protection and hard hats. The students completed the MSSC safety… [Read More]

United Way kicks off community campaign and debuts Johnson Controls Volunteer Center

September 6, 2018

United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County’s campaign focuses on creating lasting change through fundraising and volunteer goals. For the first time, United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County kicked off their annual Community Campaign right at home at their Milwaukee offices. The event coincided with the grand opening of the Johnson Controls… [Read More]