NEWS IN OUR AREA GUILTY – Former alderman Mike McGee was found guilty on all nine federal counts of extortion and bribery on June 24 following six hours of deliberation by the jury. Sentencing is scheduled for Oct 24 where he faces up to 30 years, but likely much less. “Based upon the evidence, Ald. […]
Archive | July, 2008
I need to get in shape. On a pleasant spring afternoon I rode with Paul Kjelland and Mike McGarry, two of the event organizers of RW24, along the route of the upcoming 24-hour Riverwest bike race. They wanted to check for potential kinks and checkpoint changes.
By Jason Hart, Photo by Barbara Miner Jeremy Prach has a huge backyard. It’s grassy and dotted with trees. There’s enough room here for a dozen or more people to sit and talk. Prach makes use of this space: he holds neighborhood watch meetings here (he’s the block captain), here is where planning takes place […]
READ IT HERE • WEB ONLY ARTICLE Harambee Connection: Garfield Avenue Blues, Jazz, Gospel & Arts Festival Celebrates 11th Annual Event by Charlesetta Thompson On Saturday July 19 from noon to 8 pm, Garfield Avenue will be overflowing with an array of festivities from King Drive to 7th Street. The legendary Harvey Scales will be […]