Girls on the Run teaches more than just running at Riverwest Elementary By Melanie Lawder The day is gloomy and cold. On this May afternoon at Riverwest Elementary, it doesn’t feel particularly spring-like. Rather, winter’s grasp on the day’s temperatures still feels very firm. Clouds envelop the sky, casting a grey ambiance over the day’s […]
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by Melanie Lawder For years, teachers and staff at Franklin Pierce Elementary School had pondered why their school name celebrated an anti-abolitionist president who continually bowed to pro-slavery interests in the years leading up the American Civil War. A one-term Democrat from New Hampshire, Franklin Pierce is often considered to be one of the least […]
A tribute to Emily, a wonderful person we have lost in Riverwest, Milwaukee, and Wisconsin. Photos by Emily.
by Ruth Weill The Riverwest Neighborhood Association with assistance from the Riverwest Business Association put together a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a new Riverwest Neighborhood sign. These signs will be installed on various street light poles throughout the neighborhood. Some asked why a new image? What’s wrong with the old sign created in the […]