College Possible students reflect on challenging freshman year

College Possible students reflect on challenging freshman year

April 15, 2014
NNS followed four freshmen who participated in College Possible from the time they were admitted to college through their first year. In this article, they look back at their experiences.

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Community opposition halts new liquor license for Harambee building

Community opposition halts new liquor license for Harambee building

April 14, 2014
Harambee community members won their fight to block a liquor license for a neighborhood building that had drawn nuisance complaints under previous ownership.

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Arts organization fosters personal growth for juvenile delinquents

Arts organization fosters personal growth for juvenile delinquents

April 11, 2014
Express Yourself Milwaukee partners with the Milwaukee County Accountability Program (MCAP) to provide juvenile delinquents with an opportunity to explore the arts.

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MANDIs celebrate ‘better future’ for Milwaukee neighborhoods

MANDIs celebrate ‘better future’ for Milwaukee neighborhoods

April 9, 2014
Winners of the Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation (MANDIs), awarded to organizations working to improve impoverished neighborhoods, were announced at a sold-out dinner.

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Walk with a Doc in Washington Park paves path to better health

Walk with a Doc in Washington Park paves path to better health

April 9, 2014
Walkers met in Washington Park Saturday to enjoy a brisk walk with Dr. Jess Kuester, who explained the importance of calcium and vitamin D and answered their health questions.

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Walnut Way moves forward after fire damages community center

Walnut Way moves forward after fire damages community center

April 8, 2014
Repairs to the fire-damaged Walnut Way Community Center are nearly complete, but the organization continues to work on the building to comply with the Americans with Disability Act.

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Applications for summer jobs through Earn & Learn now available

Applications for summer jobs through Earn & Learn now available

April 7, 2014
Applicants from 16- to 21-years of age will be given priority for Earn & Learn summer jobs.

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MATC truck driving program looks to fill large employee gap

MATC truck driving program looks to fill large employee gap

April 4, 2014
Milwaukee Area Technical College offers a truck driving program to thoroughly prepare students for a field with many job opportunities.

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Home improvement fair draws a crowd of eager homeowners

Home improvement fair draws a crowd of eager homeowners

April 3, 2014
More than 200 homeowners attended Layton Boulevard West Neighbors Home Improvement Fair where they learned about low-interest loans and matching grants for home upgrades.

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Washington Park multicultural event highlights immigrant cultures

Washington Park multicultural event highlights immigrant cultures

April 2, 2014
Featuring Hmong and Somali dancing and history presentations, a recent Washington Park gathering showcased the neighborhood’s diverse cultures.

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