Edwin Bandurski

by Ellen C.Warren, photograph by Melody R. Carranza Some people just like it where they are. “I was born October 14, 1921 downstairs, in the bedroom,” Edwin Bandurski reports with a little chuckle. This month he will celebrate his 85th birthday upstairs from the Polish flat where he first entered this life in the house […]

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Y Warmer Winter – Winterizing 100 Homes

by Janice Christensen On Oct. 14, the YMCA will again winterize homes in the Riverwest neighborhood, helping lower energy costs for homeowners. Last year the initiative helped lower heating costs in 41 homes throughout the city. This year the goal is 100 households. The program is free, and open to all homeowners. Donated materials are […]

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The Ballot Box

Riverwest, East Side & Harambee Election Info For more info on how to become a poll worker, how to register, or where to vote, go to www.milwaukee.gov or call the Election Commission at 286-3491. Polls are open 7 am to 8 pm on Election Day. GENERAL ELECTION November 7, 2006 Milwaukee County District Attorney (open […]

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Alliance Asks for Creative Solutions To County Budget

by Karen Royster In August, the county leaders announced that there could be severe cuts in parks, swimming pools, bus service, programs for the poor, and transportation for people with disabilities as well as elimination of cleaning and maintenance in many county buildings. Shortly after this announcement, 32 organizations and religious groups came together to […]

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