Monday, April 1, 2013
In an interview about the Milwaukee Soldiers Home, Port's Howard Hinterthuer shares his story for supporting the restoration of this national "treasure."
A Port Washington man hopes others will join the cause of supporting the restoration of the Milwaukee Soldiers Home, a place that he calls a "treasure." Port's Howard Hinterthuer, Communications Coordinator/Editor at the Center for Veteran Issues, appears on YouTube in a video sharing his story and feelings about the Soldiers Home, a historic landmark originally offered as a space for recuperating veterans that is now in need of restoration. "I've been working with the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Milwaukee Preservation Alliance, as a veteran, to try to save the Soldiers Home and rehabilitate it and put it back to ... its originally intended use," Hinterthuer said in the video. Hinterthuer works with soldiers at the …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Beanie's Mexican Restaurant in Port Washington is donating 100 percent of its profits on two upcoming days to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast, citing special ties with Ocean City, NJ.
While life in the Midwest continues as normal, plenty of people on the East Coast continue to deal with the repercussions of Hurricane Sandy. Four hospitals in New York remained closed with their patients scattered among other clinics on Sunday, and, according to New York Daily Times, a reopen date still remains unclear. Nearly 200,000 remained without power in the northeast region as of Saturday, about two weeks after the storm, according to ABCnews.com. And extensive flood damage throughout the area has some worried that the National Flood Insurance Program will not be able to afford what is being ranked as the "nation's second-worst storm for claims paid" by the program, according to the New York Times. And while the hurricane's reach …
Friday, November 2, 2012
The New York Red Cross offers ways you can help friends and family devastated by the storm.
Friday, November 2, 2012
The American Red Cross Greater New York Region provided the following information with suggestions for helping those affected by the impact of Sandy.
Saturday, August 18, 2012
After having fought several diseases for the past seven years, Tammy Brumm was also diagnosed with kidney failure. Now, she faces regular dialysis treatments while she works to be added to the list of more than 90,000 nationwide awaiting a transplant.
For the past seven years, Port Washington resident Tammy Brumm has struggled with a number of diseases, life-threatening and otherwise. About a year ago, she "woke up" with end-stage renal disease about one year ago. ESRD is "when the kidneys are no longer able to work at a level needed for day-to-day life," according to the National Library of Medicine. "I was lying in my bed dying, and I didn't even realize it," Brumm said. "Instantly, the first thing I thought of were my kids — I have to be here for my kids. I looked at Rob (my husband) and said, 'Don't let me die.'" Though she has health insurance, out-of-pocket costs still pile up. A fundraiser set up to help with their bills has raised $7,226 towards a goal of $15,000. Donate by …
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Families interested in learning more about adoption or connecting with other adoptive families are invited to attend the Adoption Connection event hosted by Frieden's Evangelical Church.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Lyssa Beyer
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Editor's note: The following information was taken from a press release provided by Friedens Evangelical Church. Families interested in learning more about adoption, the adoption process or connecting with other adoptive families are invited to attend Adoption Connection at 5 p.m. July 22, at Friedens Evangelical Church, 454 N. Milwaukee St., Port Washington. Adoption Connection will feature counselors, agency representatives and other experts in the adoptive field, as well as adoptive families and adoptees who will be on hand to share their experiences and answer questions. The evening also will include a dinner. This is the second year that Friedens has hosted Adoption Connection through its Forever Families ministry. The other major …
Friday, May 4, 2012
Saukville Police Chief Bill Meloy, Village President Barb Dickmann, Sen. Glenn Grothman and a staff worker for Sen. Ron Johnson attended the Ozaukee Christian School National day of Prayer event on Thursday.
Students at Ozaukee Christian School in Port Washington on Thursday gathered for their annual celebration of National Day of Prayer. "The mission of the National Day of Prayer Task Force is to mobilize prayer in America and to encourage personal repentance and righteousness in the culture," according to the National Day of Prayer website. The event is in its 61st year. Saukville Police Chief Bill Meloy, Village President Barb Dickmann, Sen. Glenn Grothman and a staff worker for Sen. Ron Johnson attended the event as well as other community members, and students presented cards and cookies before praying for the group. "We want our students to understand that it's important to honor those who serve us in government," School Administrator …