National and Local News

MHSI hosts a socially distanced ‘9th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Giveaway’

On Friday, November 20, 2020, Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. (MHSI) hosted their "9th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Giveaway," at their MLK Heritage Health Center, 2555 N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ... [Read More]

Illuminating Milwaukee’s Downtown joyously and safely

Milwaukee’s downtown will shine brightly Nov. 19 – Jan. 1 as more than 500,000 lights and dozens of animated displays are set aglow for the 22nd annual Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival – a ... [Read More]

Family and friends honor cancer patient with month full of gifts for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

On Saturday, October 31, 2020, the friends and family of Damiyen Smith surprised her with a brand new recliner chair and book of quotes and pictures from friends and family. Saturday was the ... [Read More]

SOS Center hosts community open house

On Saturday, November 7, 2020, the SOS (Strength of Our Savior) Center, located at 4620 W. North Ave., hosted an open house to feature the many activities the center has to offer as well as many local ... [Read More]

Workforce Development hosts North Side and North West Side drive-thru job fairs

On Wednesday, October 28, 2020, the City of Milwaukee Office of Workforce Development hosted North Side and North West Side "Drive-Thru Job Fairs," for Milwaukee job seekers looking for immediate ... [Read More]

‘I feel like I can accomplish anything just like her’: Young girls react to Kamala Harris’ VP election

How Harris' call to not be the last woman VP inspired girls of all ages "But while I may be the first woman in this office, I will not be the last,” Kamala Harris said during her vice ... [Read More]

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Editorials

Thanksgiving 2020: Finding gratitude in the midst of a pandemic

By Gracie Bonds Staples Thanksgiving Day celebrations at my home have been ... [Read More]

The illusion resumes

A cheer went up around the world. Donald Trump was defeated and Joe Biden was ... [Read More]

Let’s restore the soul of our nation together

By; Congresswoman Gwen Moore I can’t mask my feelings on this historic ... [Read More]

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Christian Times

Favorite family recipes (conclusion)

When I decided to offer family recipes this month, I was certain that as soon as ... [Read More]

Favorite family recipes (Week 3)

My daughter is celebrating 4 years of being a plant-based Veganista. She is ... [Read More]

Bishop Harry Jackson, Jr., an evangelical adviser to Donald Trump, dead at 66

Bishop Harry Jackson Jr., a prominent pastor and evangelical adviser to Donald ... [Read More]

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Personal Finance and Business

SBA regional administrator to meet Milwaukee Micro-entrepreneurs

On Wednesday, October 28, 2020, the U.S. Small Business Administration's Great Lakes Regional Administrator Rob Scott (2nd from right) made several stops in Milwaukee to visit businesses assisted by ... [Read More]

Billy Sims BBQ celebrates first anniversary in West Bend

Heisman Trophy legend and former Detroit Lion pro football star Billy Sims, founder of Billy Sims BBQ, celebrated the restaurant’s first year in Wisconsin. Sims operates a family casual style ... [Read More]

Comcast Corporation promotes Dalila Wilson-Scott to Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer

Comcast Corporation announced on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 it has promoted Dalila Wilson-Scott to Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer of Comcast Corporation, reporting to Chairman ... [Read More]

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Education

UWM commits to ending equity gap in higher education

By Genaro C. Armas UWM is joining the Moon Shot for Equity, a national ... [Read More]

Milwaukee Public Schools adds hours to Stop, Grab & Go

Three current school sites will be used for additional times for meal ... [Read More]

UWM Chancellor’s special message to the community

By Mark Mone Chancellor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee We prepare. ... [Read More]

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Health and Fitness

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Gee’s MKE Wellness Clinic host flu-shot health events in November

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to protect your health and the ... [Read More]

Coronavirus in Wisconsin: 2,649 deaths and counting

Since mid-March, Wisconsin has beein in one state of lock-down due to the novel ... [Read More]

CDC Thanksgiving guidelines: How to stay safe and coronavirus-free over the holiday

Thanksgiving is right around the corner -- and if public health agencies have ... [Read More]

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What’s Happening?

Milwaukee County Sheriff ’s Office deputies and partners shop for area families for Thanksgiving

Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office partnered with Milwaukee Deputy Sheriff ’s Association (MDSA), Milwaukee Retired Deputy Sheriff ’s Association (MRDSA), and Metcalfe’s Market to provide area families ... [Read More]

Time to prep your car for winter

The snowiest months in southeast Wisconsin are December and January, so now is the time to get cars ready for the winter. So far, November has been warm and relatively dry. Milwaukee has had 0.1 ... [Read More]

Franciscan Peacemakers striving to help women in need

For more than 25 years Franciscan Peacemakers, has quietly and consistently worked to provide a pathway to a sustainable healthy, safe, and productive life for women engaging in prostitution due to ... [Read More]

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Lifestyles

Start Your Seasonal Celebration with Small Bites

While main courses, sides and desserts may be what holiday memories are made of, you can calm family members’ and guests’ appetites with an array of appetizers like these: Meatballs Stuffed ... [Read More]

How to celebrate Thanksgiving safely in your senior living community in 2020

Thanksgiving is going to look a little different this year. To keep COVID-19 transmission at bay, families will likely opt for smaller gatherings (and smaller turkeys) instead of the customary large ... [Read More]

Healthy eating for the holidays

By Sandra Millon Underwood FAAN, Professor, UW Milwaukee School of Nursing With the coronavirus top-of-mind for many of us, the holidays will look a little different for some of us this year. The ... [Read More]

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