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Barbara Grudnowski Kramacz, class of 1954 passed away recently.
Janet Burrow Szymakowski, class of 1955 passed away recently.

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Controversial apartment proposal would create 230 upscale units in Milwaukee's Bay View neighborhood  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

An apartment development proposed for Milwaukee's Bay View neighborhood would add up to 230 upscale units — if it wins Common Council approval.



Major apartment and retail development could be coming to Milwaukee's Bay View neighborhood  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A major commercial development is in the works for Bay View — a Milwaukee neighborhood that has seen several new apartment and retail buildings ...



Apartment developer closes on purchase of Bay View American Legion building  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

An apartment developer has completed his purchase of a former American Legion building in Bay View, which will be demolished to make way for a new ...



Eyes on Milwaukee: Bay View Proposal Gets Smaller, Shorter  urbanmilwaukee

A plan for two apartment buildings at the intersection of S. Kinnickinnic Ave. and S. Herman St. has been scaled down in response to neighborhood feedback.



Bay View High School teacher's aide may face charges  WTMJ-TV

MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee County District Attorney's office is considering charges against the teacher's aide seen on camera allegedly slamming a student ...



“Deeply disturbing:” Teacher’s aide at Bay View H.S. arrested after incident with student  fox6now.com

MILWAUKEE -- A teacher's aide from Bay View High School was arrested after an incident in a classroom that was captured on camera. The video, which was ...



Missing: Police investigating after 15-year-old girl last seen at Bay View High School  fox6now.com

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee police are investigating a case involving a 15-year-old girl who has been missing since Monday, October 9th. Police said Yahaira M.



Bay View High School's First Fusion Fest  Milwaukee Courier Weekly Newspaper

By Ana Martinez-Ortiz. (Left to right) Bay View students, Evelyn Tinoco, Jimmy Garcia and Dekaeshawn Tramme researched TV and radio waves. (Photo by Ana ...



17 Reasons to Visit Bay View  Milwaukee Magazine

... a company town; 1879: Village of Bay View incorporated; over 2,500 people live in Milwaukee's first suburb; 1886: In what's known as the Bay View Massacre, ...



30 arrested after large fight at Bay View High School  FOX6Now.com Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee police say 30 arrests were made Thursday, October 18th after a fight in the school cafeteria quickly became a brawl at Milwaukee's ...



Pumpkin Pavilion  Shepherd Express

Each year Bay View comes together to carve enormous quantities of pumpkins for its annual Pumpkin Pavilion celebration in Humboldt Park. Ahead of the ...



Bay View High School to celebrate 100 years : The  Bay View Compass

In 1929, the Bay View High School Band was small and populated mostly by young men. The drum major wins the contest for best uniform! 1929 ORACLE, BAY ...



School aide arrested in classroom attack captured on video  WISN Milwaukee

A teacher's aide at Bay View High School was arrested Wednesday, hours after he pushed a student and held him to the floor by the throat.



Urban Spelunking: History uncovered as plans for lost landmark turn up  OnMilwaukee.com

The thrill of the search is turning up something you knew existed but struggled to find. But an equally exciting aha moment arrives when you flip a sheet of paper ...



“I ain’t proud of none of it:” Former teacher’s aide fired after altercation files federal lawsuit against MPS  fox6now.com

MILWAUKEE -- Jasmine Pennix has filed a federal lawsuit against Milwaukee Public Schools. Pennix is the former Bay View High School teacher's aide charged ...



Across Wisconsin, students take part in National School Walkout against gun violence  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Students at Rufus King High School in Milwaukee took part in the National School Walkout on Wednesday. The 17-minute walkout was to remember the 17 lives ...



Student accused of threatening to shoot up Mukwonago High School had his free speech violated, lawyer says  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Jared Roberts is accused of threatening to kill students at Mukwonago High School.



Huge Project Proposed for Bay View  urbanmilwaukee

Six-floor, $25 million project with 144 apartments and 15000 square feet of retail.



Gerlach-Jaeckle | Community | kenoshanews.com  Kenosha News

Claire Etzel Gerlach and Nicholas Clark Jaeckle, both of Milwaukee, Wisc., are announcing their engagement. Claire is the daughter of Dr. John and Carol Etzel ...



Culinary arts program to debut at Bay View High School : The  Bay View Compass

Bay View High School will participate in the ProStart culinary arts training program pilot scheduled to launch at the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year.



Former MPS teacher’s aide pleads no contest after altercation with student  fox6now.com

MILWAUKEE COUNTY — 39-year-old Jasmine Pennix — the former Bay View High School teacher's aide charged following an altercation with a student that ...



First-Ever MPS Job Fair a Success  urbanmilwaukee

More than 60 employers meet with 1000 students from 26 schools.



Bay View Football Coach Named Most Valuable Coach Finalist for Helping Tie School and Community Together  urbanmilwaukee

MILWAUKEE (Oct. 5, 2016) – U.S. Cellular today announced that Bay View High School football coach Jeff Wallack was named a top 50 nominee for the ...



Janet Marie Parker | Obituaries | journaltimes.com  Journal Times

September 13, 1961—October 24, 2018. WATERFORD—Parker, Janet Marie (nee. Zwicke), age 57, of Waterford, passed away with her loving family by her side ...



Hidden Gem: Landmark 1850  OnMilwaukee.com

Landmark 1850, 5905 S. Howell Ave., was built more than 165 years ago to serve as a stage coach stop between Milwaukee and Racine. Today, it's fully ...



Crabby's Bar & Grill — Fran Daniels has served up handmade fare for more than 50 years  Bay View Compass

Fran Daniels has been part of the Bay View business community for more than 50 years. He opened Francisco's, his first restaurant, in 1964. Twenty years later ...



Milwaukee Film Festival: 'Sijan' Is Quite a Story  urbanmilwaukee

Milwaukee has its share of war heroes. Rufus King, Billy Mitchell and Douglas MacArthur were generals that served in the Civil War, World War I and World War ...



Ockerlander, Donald R.  Waupaca County News

Donald R. Ockerlander of the Wisconsin Veterans Home, age 88, passed away on Monday, December 24, 2018. He was born on December 1, 1930 to ...



Lex Allen kicks off Bay View's outdoor concert series with Chill on the Hill performance  The Milwaukee Independent

The Bay View Neighborhood Association, in partnership with the Milwaukee County Parks, began its 14th season of Chill on the Hill on June 5 with a ...



Restaurant-lounge BV 3001 planned for former Pastiche site in Bay View  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

It would take over the former Pastiche site at 3001 S. Kinnickinnic.



Attorney for former aide accused in altercation with student: Viral video doesn’t tell whole story  fox6now.com

MILWAUKEE -- 39-year-old Jasmine Pennix -- the former teacher's aide who was allegedly involved in an altercation with a student at Bay View High School that ...



National School Walkout: Milwaukee area students will march April 20  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

On the anniversary of the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, students in the Milwaukee area will hold another walkout to raise awareness about gun ...



Exclusive: Fired MPS teacher's aide speaks out about slamming student to ground  WISN Milwaukee

A former MPS teacher's aide says he's not sorry for defending himself against a student in a classroom last year.



What's going on in Milwaukee this week: April 6-12  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Find something to do this week with our extensive event listings.



Urban Spelunking: George Peckham House / Friendship House  OnMilwaukee.com

The house that George W. Peckham built at 1029 N. Marshall St. in 1855 doesn't appear to be anywhere near retirement - thankfully - but it has most certainly ...



7 beautiful Bay View buildings  OnMilwaukee.com

When I lived in Bay View for about seven years in the 1990s and early 2000s, I spent a lot of time walking. So, as you might expect, I have way more than seven, ...



After 90 years, Milw.’s South Stadium to be demolished, rebuilt  fox6now.com

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- The old South Stadium is coming down after serving the Milwaukee Public Schools and community for 90 years. In less than a month's ...



Urban spelunking: Williams House in Bay View  OnMilwaukee.com

Last week, in a post showing some Bay View gems, there was a blurb about the Joseph Williams house at 606 E. Homer St. Built in 1865 the home, according to ...



Streets of Old MKE saloonkeeper shares news of 21st annual Food & Froth event  OnMilwaukee.com

This morning I bellied up to the bar at the Schlitz tied house in the Streets of Old Milwaukee for my usual three quick shots of breakfast whiskey where the ...



Racine Spelunking: Five 19th century cream city brick public schoolhouses  OnMilwaukee.com

The idea of using a building design to erect more than one structure isn't unheard of. Recently, I had the chance to see inside some Racine schools designed by ...



Two Shorewood High School students leading 50 Miles More march to Paul Ryan's hometown in a call for gun reform  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Two Shorewood High School students are helping co-lead a march that they hope will continue to "keep the national spotlight on gun reform." Katie Eder and ...



Urban spelunking: Exploring the old Mound Street School attic  OnMilwaukee.com

There are always some Milwaukee places on my bucket list to see, and yesterday, I got to cross one off when I got a tour of the Winchester Place apartments in ...



'Enough is enough': Hundreds of Lake Country high schoolers participate in national school walkout  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Hundreds of Lake Country high school students, and some community members, raised their voices and mourned in local school walkouts March 14 as part of a ...



Thousands of MPS students receive free devices, to ensure they have internet access  fox6now.com

MILWAUKEE -- Thousands of Milwaukee Public Schools students received free devices to ensure they have internet access outside school. This, in an effort to ...



Urban Spelunking: Escuela Vieau's "subway" tunnel  OnMilwaukee.com

Milwaukee has no subway and it's never had one. At least not in the common usage of the word. But, recently, I got to walk the length of a Walker's Point ...



Bay View feared the closing of Mound Street School  OnMilwaukee.com

Bay View survived the closure of Mound Street School - once a model for MPS schoolhouse modernization - due to declining enrollment, though neighbors at ...



Tosa students show solidarity during organized walkouts  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Many students at Wauwatosa East High School wore black and sported orange bracelets as a sign of solidarity during the walkout on March 14 and more than ...



Urban Spelunking: Anna & Gustav J.A. Trostel Mansion  OnMilwaukee.com

One of the benefits of Milwaukee living is the cost of real estate. While a one-bedroom apartment in New York City may run you more than $1 million, you can - at ...



Urban Spelunking: Hotel Metro / John W. Mariner Building  OnMilwaukee.com

When the John W. Mariner Building opened on Mason and Milwaukee in the waning months of 1937 it was heralded as an immediate landmark of design and ...



Urban Spelunking: 12 photos inside the shuttered Karl Ratzsch's restaurant  OnMilwaukee.com

Restaurateurs Karl Ratzsch and Ella Helene Ratzsch created what they called a 'new-old restaurant ... with an authentic atmosphere of old time hospitality.



Urban spelunking: Marquette's Haggerty Museum of Art  OnMilwaukee.com

During the inaugural Milwaukee Museum Week, Jan. 21-27. nearly a dozen and a half area museums are offering special deals, others extended hours, still ...



Raymond Szmanda, known as the ‘Menards Guy’ has passed away at 91  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

ANTIGO -- Raymond Szmanda, known as the "Menards Guy" because he was a spokesman for the company has passed away at the age of 91, according to an ...



VIP MKE: Immaculate Conception  OnMilwaukee.com

On Saturday, Nov. 5, the Archdiocese of Milwaukee swings open the doors to four parishes around Milwaukee to welcome the community in for behind the ...



Bay View student's shooting death produces shock, grief  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Jonoshia M. Alexander's friends said Thursday that the 17-year-old Bay View High School student, who was killed near a bus stop Wednesday, loved to dance ...



West Allis bar name accused of referencing rape culture  OnMilwaukee.com

A West Allis bar that's been around since the 1940s is now the center of social media scrutiny.



Urban Spelunking: Old Allis Station in Walker's Point  OnMilwaukee.com

While wes regularly rue the loss of the Milwaukee's grand old train stations, two former passenger stations quietly survive. One is the Public *Service* Building on ...



Urban Spelunking: "Honest John" Schlosser's ship chandlery / Reginald Baylor Studio  OnMilwaukee.com

Artist Reginald Baylor recently opened his new studio at 211 W. Florida St. in Walker's Point in a low-slung, two-story building that actually carries three ...



Director brings fresh options to Cudahy Rec Department  Bay View Compass

When Tina Kreitlow started as full-time director of the Cudahy Community Education and Recreation Department in 2013, she had many goals in mind. Her main ...



Racine Spelunking: Wind Point Lighthouse  OnMilwaukee.com

Today, even after many Lake Michigan lighthouses have gone dark, the need for Wind Point Lighthouse's glow remains important. We stopped in for a tour to get ...



Bay View Mural Brings a Message  urbanmilwaukee

Bay View's ArtStop—a bus stop that features a large, steel tower and which has been panned by many — has just gotten a new installation. This time it didn't ...



Learning to Dig Archeology  urbanmilwaukee

Back in the 1870s, Bay View was a prime location for immigrant workers. Beulah Brinton, a neighborhood resident, welcomed these immigrants into her home, ...



Renovation will return Schroeder's Fond du Lac Retlaw Hotel to its former glory  OnMilwaukee.com

Though it's nowhere near as big as the Hilton Milwaukee City Center, The Hotel Retlaw towers over Fond du Lac's downtown just like the Hilton has long ...



Urban Spelunking: Harley-Davidson Museum  OnMilwaukee.com

One of the best things about the Harley-Davidson Museum, 400 W. Canal St. in the Menomonee Valley, is that visitors get to see just about everything.



Marino gave up sports to run popular Bay View tavern  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Peter Marino was a colorful and talented man who ran a well-known tavern and restaurant in Bay View with his father, also named Peter.



2017 Milwaukee Holiday Parade: Lineup, Parking, Schedule and More  Patch.com

2017 Milwaukee Holiday Parade - Milwaukee, WI - The Milwaukee Holiday parade made its debut in 1927. Here's when the 2017 parade starts, where to park ...



Urban spelunking: Milwaukee schools, then and now  OnMilwaukee.com

Schools are landmarks in their neighborhoods, and some are well-known across the city. But even some of the oldest schoolhouses in Milwaukee are not the ...



Walker's Point: A Gathering Space For Milwaukee's LGBT Community 75 Years and Counting  WUWM

What have you always wanted to know about Milwaukee and the region? For this week's Bubbler Talk , WUWM tackles this question submitted by Hannah ...



Milwaukee's Lex Allen is momentum personified | Entertainment  Wisconsin Gazette

When Lex Allen dropped the 2015 track “This is Our Year” featuring members of his New Age Narcissism collective, the song instantly became prophecy.



11 lost Milwaukee schoolhouses  OnMilwaukee.com

Milwaukee is lucky to still have so many beautiful 19th century and early 20th century schoolhouses - designed by the most respected and talented Milwaukee ...



Urban Spelunking: The recently surplussed Wisconsin Avenue School  OnMilwaukee.com

With its variegated brick, squared approach and collegiate gothic flourishes, Wisconsin Avenue School, on the corner of 27th and Wisconsin, is what many of us ...



10 must-see Doors Open MKE sites  OnMilwaukee.com

There's no better way to get a peek inside Milwaukee's most interesting - and often most historic - sites, many of them typically off limits to the public, than Historic ...



Urban Spelunking: A UWM campus walking tour with Bob Greenstreet  OnMilwaukee.com

Recently, I took a walk around the UW-Milwaukee campus with School of Architecture and Urban Planning dean and professor Bob Greenstreet. Come along for ...



Arts @ Large Purchases 1890s Building  urbanmilwaukee

Arts @ Large, the nonprofit youth arts organization that was created to support Milwaukee Public Schools, has purchased a vacant building at 1100 S. 5 St. in ...



Story of survival: New book shares remarkable life of Air Force Capt. Lance Sijan  fox6now.com

ST. FRANCIS -- It's a sensational survival story but one which is familiar to far too few people particularly here in southeastern Wisconsin. Even those who know ...



Urban spelunking: Eighth Street School  OnMilwaukee.com

On the second floor of Eighth Street School, 609 N. 8th St., there is a collage constructed by a New School for Community *Service* student out of photographs of ...



Urban Spelunking: H.W. Longfellow School, MPS' second-oldest schoolhouse  OnMilwaukee.com

This year MPS' H.W. Longfellow School turns 132 years old, making it the second-oldest schoolhouse in *service* in the district. When I went to check it out I found ...



Brewery Spelunking: Good City Brewing  OnMilwaukee.com

When Good City Brewing opened in 2016, the owners had no idea they were tapping into a building with a (minor) beer connection. But with the success Good ...



Hometown hero: Community honors Captain Lance Sijan at Mitchell Intl. Airport  fox6now.com

MILWAUKEE -- On Friday, May 26th the community came together to honor local war hero and Medal of Honor recipient, Captain Lance P. Sijan, during a ...



Urban Spelunking: Lee School  OnMilwaukee.com

Now that Lee School -- which closed in 2009 -- is back in the news, it seemed like a good time to finally get a look at this vintage schoolhouse I've long been ...



“Tears of joy:” Graduates of MU, UWM celebrate accomplishments as they walk across the stage  fox6now.com

MILWAUKEE -- Thousands of students donned caps and gowns and walked across the stage, celebrating years of hard work, as Marquette University and the ...



Photo Gallery: Bay View “Frolics” Parade  urbanmilwaukee

The 64th South Shore Frolics Parade included a band dressed as rabbits and a Hoan Bridge float.



Urban Spelunking: Silk returns risque entertainment to 3rd Street  OnMilwaukee.com

After what seems like an eternity of lawsuits and proposed locations, Silk Exotic strip club finally swung open its doors this week Downtown at 730 N. Old World ...



Excavation lays to rest talk of old East Side cemetery  OnMilwaukee.com

When folks dig, I always hope something turns up. Except, that is, when excavation began in June for a new addition to Maryland Avenue Montessori School on ...



Urban Spelunking: The Diplomat / Cataldo's on Brady Street  OnMilwaukee.com

The 815-21 E. Brady St. property has seen bars and restaurants come and go since it opened in 1928. It's possible no one remembers Tony Cossy's, but I bet ...



Herb Kohl Foundation Announces 2017 Academic Awards and Scholarships  urbanmilwaukee

More than 200 graduating seniors, 100 teachers and 16 principals have been selected to receive honors and monetary awards this year from the Herb Kohl ...



10 views of 1970s Milwaukee  OnMilwaukee.com

Thanks to Milwaukeean and photographer Adam Levin, who found a treasure trove of old Kodachrome half-frame slides of Milwaukee in an antiques store, we ...



Urban spelunking: Sisters of St. Francis  OnMilwaukee.com

While my visit to the St. Francis complex that is home to the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi didn't uncover any evidence of tunnels and caves on the southern end ...



Urban Spelunking: St. Martini Lutheran Church & School  OnMilwaukee.com

Though the language and country of origin is different, St. Martini Lutheran Church and School continues to serve as a vibrant landmark in the heart of a ...



Urban Spelunking: Wisconsin Black Historical Society and Museum  OnMilwaukee.com

Since 1987 former television cameraman Clayborn Benson has been working tirelessly to preserve Milwaukee and Wisconsin's African-American history via his ...



11 dead and buried Downtown rock clubs  OnMilwaukee.com

Sadly, there is plenty of parking on the dancefloor in Downtown Milwaukee these days. Hard as it is to believe now, there have been a number of happening ...



10 views of 1980s Milwaukee  OnMilwaukee.com

Thanks to Milwaukeean Karl Bandow, who found a treasure trove of old Kodachrome half-frame slides of Milwaukee in an antiques store, we can offer up these ...



12 stunning old school Milwaukee signs  OnMilwaukee.com

Recently, photographer and OnMilwaukee collaborator Adam Levin began cataloguing his passion for old sign age in his new Facebook group, Ghost Signs of ...



Who Was Lance Sijan? Efforts Underway to Expand Milwaukee War Hero's Legacy  WUWM

If you live in Milwaukee, you may have driven past Sijan Field on Kinnickinick Avenue in Bay View or the F4C Phantom Jet near the airport on College Avenue.



“It’ll tell the truth:” Security cameras to keep watch over south side neighborhood  fox6now.com

MILWAUKEE -- One woman is dead and a man injured following a shooting that took place near 13th and Montana Monday night, January 23rd. In addition to ...



Urban Spelunking: The "other" Grand Theater  OnMilwaukee.com

For many Milwaukeeans, mention of The Grand Theater conjures images of 1980s Wisconsin Avenue. But long before the palatial Warner Theater was recast as ...



Cream City Hostel proposed for former Holton St. State Bank / Centro del Nino  OnMilwaukee.com

Last summer, we took you inside the former Holton Street State Bank / Centro del Nino building (and its history) at 500 E. Center St. Now, a proposal would ...



Urban spelunking: Solomon Juneau's cabin  OnMilwaukee.com

Perhaps no Milwaukee historical landmark has suffered more indignity than the replica of the early home of founder Solomon Juneau. After being sealed to the ...



Urban Spelunking: Marquette's Varsity Theater  OnMilwaukee.com

Writing about the former Warner Theater (later called The Grand) on 2nd and Wisconsin had me realize just how much Milwaukeeans yearn for the great movie ...



8 things you didn't know about The Basilica of St. Josaphat  OnMilwaukee.com

By now, most everyone knows that The Basilica of St. Josaphat, 2333 S. 6th St., was constructed from building materials salvaged when the Chicago Customs ...



Little Milwaukee landmarks, part 3  OnMilwaukee.com

Here are six more little Milwaukee landmarks - according to me. You may recognize some, and others may not seem as familiar, but I'm guessing they'll help jolt ...



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