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Archive | December 2002

Instant Family Addition

by Peter Schmidtke / photo by Peter Di Antoni Sometimes, life can be hard to figure out. Former Riverwest residents Melissa and Matthew Karpowicz were confronted with that reality last year when Melissa’s aunt and uncle, Constance and Gary Kadlee, passed away less than two months apart, leaving behind three school-aged children.

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The Master Gift-Giver

The Internet is an amazing thing. It feels like all human knowledge can flow through your modem. Of course, there might also be a strong resemblance to your attic — you know it’s in there, but just try to find it. And like your attic, the Internet can steal hours of your time as you […]

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Strive Media Institute: Where Teens Take All the Credit

by Mary Wood Ohiku Can Milwaukee teens really create magazines, excel in Web design, and produce an Emmy winning television show? You bet they can! Strive Media Institute, 1818 Martin Luther King Drive, has done just that by challenging local youth to compete in real-world mass media.

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In Light of All in the Riverwest Community

On December 7, the Riverwest community surrounding St. Casimir’s Church on Bremen and Clark Street will be “lighting up” the neighborhood. The intention is to bring our neighborhood into light, a symbolic action to “ignite” neighborhood safety, community, future restoration projects, and activities to come. Neighbors will not be in the dark; we will be […]

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