National and Local News

North Central Service Club 2019 Fall Fashion Show and Luncheon

On Sunday, November 10, 2019, the North Central Service Club, Inc. (NCSC) hosted their Annual Fall Fashion Show and Luncheon at the Four Points by Sheraton Milwaukee North, 8900 North Kildeer Court. ... [Read More]

League of Martin hosts 2019 Annual League of Martin Ball: Masquerade Edition

On Saturday, November 9, 2019, the League of Martin hosted their 2019 Annual League of Martin Ball: Masquerade Edition at the Rave/Eagles Club, 2401 W. Wisconsin Ave. The event was MC'd by TMJ4 ... [Read More]

Milwaukee Exposure and Explorer Project hosts 10th Annual Luncheon

On Sunday, September 8, 2019, the Milwaukee Exposure and Explorer Project (MEEP) hosted its "10th Annual Luncheon for Education" at the Four Points Sheraton, 8900 N. Kildeer Court. Milwaukee County ... [Read More]

North Sunrise Rotary Club hosts SDC President and CEO George Hinton

George Hinton (left), CEO and President of Social Development Commission was the morning speaker at the North Sunrise Rotary Club meeting on Thursday, October 10, 2019. This event was held at St. ... [Read More]

Milwaukee Urban League hosts ‘Lunch and Learn’ on county budget

On Friday, November 1, 2019, the Milwaukee Urban League hosted a "Lunch and Learn" at the Milwaukee Urban League offices, 435 West North Ave. The topic of this "Lunch and Learn" was, "2020 City of ... [Read More]

Milwaukee honors the legacy of the late Mildred Harpole

On Saturday, November 2, 2019, the Wisconsin Black Historical Society and Museum hosted a special memorial celebration/repast honoring the life and works of Mildred Harpole (inset) at the Museum on ... [Read More]

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Editorials

Thanks and more thanks

It is November, which means that Turkey Day is upon us. Thanksgiving is here in ... [Read More]

It’s the only holiday

There are several holidays that people celebrate in the world. There are ... [Read More]

Seek beauty, not ego confusion

Today is a beautiful day and you are a wonderful person. These are words people ... [Read More]

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Christian Times

Maintaining a thankful heart in the midst of trying times (Week 3)

“My mouth will speak in praise of the Lord, let every creature praise His holy ... [Read More]

Maintaining a thankful heart in the midst of trying times (Week 2)

“Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good. His love endures forever.” - Psalm ... [Read More]

Remembering the Life of Minnie Jewel Linyear

Minnie Jewel Linyear was born on August 1, 1946 in Americus, GA to the late Mr. ... [Read More]

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Personal Finance and Business

Ten insider tips for new car buying

Whether you buy a new car regularly or haven't shopped for one since the invention of the minivan, the process goes more smoothly when you know what to expect. Let's start with some good news: There's ... [Read More]

Worried about saving for college? Here are the key points to consider

By Alexander Joyce As students head back to college, millions of parents are hoping their younger children someday can do the same. With the high costs of college continuing to rise and many ... [Read More]

Historic King Drive BID #8 hosts annual meeting to discuss King Drive in 2020

On Wednesday, September 25, 2019, the Historic King Drive BID #8 hosted its annual meeting at the Jewels Caribbean Restaurant, 2230 N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. The purpose of the meeting was ... [Read More]

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Education

MPS partners to increase healthy food options for students

Serving breakfast and lunch to nearly 76,000 students every school day is a big ... [Read More]

Students explore options at MPS Health Career Expo

Is dentistry a health career? This question and many others were asked on ... [Read More]

Task force of local leaders convenes to identify needs and propose solutions

To support the education and future of every child in Milwaukee, 32 local ... [Read More]

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Health and Fitness

Men Moving Forward presents 2019 prostate health education event

On Saturday, November 2, 2019, Men Moving Forward presented a prostate health ... [Read More]

Eating too much sugar affects your mental health. Here’s how…

It’s not a new revelation that sugar is bad for our health. High sugar intake ... [Read More]

What the #%@%! How swearing actually makes you healthier

Growing up, most of us were told that swearing, cursing or cussin’ (whatever you ... [Read More]

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What’s Happening?

What’s Happening in Milwaukee

BPE Productions Presents A Motown Christmas Friday, December 20 7p.m. Doors • 8 p.m. Show The Riverside Theater 116 W Wisconsin Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53203 A Motown Christmas feature a world-class ... [Read More]

North Division Athletic Hall of Fame hosts 2019 Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet

On Saturday, October 19, 2019 the North Division Athletic Hall of Fame presented their "7th Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet," at the Hilton Garden Inn, 11600 West Park Place. Every two years the Alumni ... [Read More]

What’s Happening in Milwaukee

MSO presents Leslie Odom, Jr.: A Holiday Special Yaniv Dinur, conductor Wednesday, December 11 Show: 7:30 p.m. The Riverside Theater 116 W Wisconsin Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53203 Leslie Odom, Jr., ... [Read More]

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Lifestyles

Foster care Q&A with Foundations Health & Wholeness

We asked, they answered! Foundations Health & Wholeness interviewed several of our licensed foster parents in the Greater Milwaukee Area to help shed some light on commonly asked ... [Read More]

“The Pretty One: On Life, Pop Culture, Disability, and Other Reasons to Fall in Love with Me” by Keah Brown

It’s what’s inside that counts. There’s a sentiment you’ve heard since you were a small child: don’t judge someone by their outward appearances. Look at their mind, see their heart, know who they ... [Read More]

Transitions: Men of Tomorrow welcomes new executive director and fresh new direction

In August 2019, Milwaukee native Jason Gordon became the new Executive director of Transitions: Men of Tomorrow and he has big plans for the organization, promising new leadership and new classes, the ... [Read More]

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