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A Green Thumb

Nancy Komp has been a gardener as long as she can remember. She and her husband Chuck had a large vegetable garden in the backyard of their home –...

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Milwaukee metro Aurora hospitals rank nationally

U.S. News & World Report has recognized three Milwaukee metro area Aurora Health Care sites in its 2012-13 Best Hospitals rankings, available online at In its 23rd year, the annual...

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The Equitable Bank to Host Free Homebuyers Workshops

The Equitable Bank is planning two free workshops to help those looking to buy a new home. The sessions are scheduled for June 21 at 6 p.m. and June 23...

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Milwaukee/NARI Announces 2012 Spring Showcase “Best of Show” Award Winner

The Milwaukee/NARI Home Improvement Council, Inc., the local chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) celebrating its 50th year as the leading resource in the home improvement...

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Milwaukee/NARI Offers Tips for Remodeling to Sell

If homeowners have an eye toward selling their home, it’s important to demonstrate its quality to potential buyers. Minor home improvement projects, both indoors and outdoors, can quickly increase home...

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Only Club in Waukesha Offering Boot Camp Challenge & Tacfit

The Energize Zone is the first and only club in Waukesha to have Boot Camp Challenge and Tacfit! Boot Camp Challenge is a full wellness program, not just a workout. Our...

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May is Asthma Awareness Month

Asthma is a serious, sometimes life-threatening chronic respiratory disease that affects the quality of life for almost 25 million Americans, including an estimated 7 million children! Although there is no...

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Milwaukee/NARI to Partner With Rebuilding Together Greater Milwaukee

Members of the Milwaukee/NARI Home Improvement Council, Inc., the area’s leading home improvement and remodeling industry resource, will partner with Rebuilding Together Greater Milwaukee, a leading nonprofit working to preserve...

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Pangnha Yang, Public Health Nurse, Receives Carol Graham Scholarship

The West Allis Health Department is pleased to announce that one of our newest staff members, Pangnha Yang, has received a Carol Graham Scholarship for 2012. Pangnha was nominated...

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West Allis Health Department Making Great Strides Helping Pregnant Women Quit/Reduce Smoking

The percentage of low birth weight babies born to mothers enrolled in the West Allis Health Department's WIC Program has dropped from 10.1% in 2010 to 5.5% in 2011....

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SnowCare for Troops Seeks Volunteers and Military Families

With a few more weeks of winter on the horizon, volunteers and military families are urged to sign up for Project EverGreen’s SnowCare for Troops, a non-profit program matching volunteers...

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Live Music to be Part of 2012 Milwaukee/NARI Home Improvement Show

Live musical entertainment will be a featured attractions each day at the 50th annual Milwaukee/NARI Home Improvement Show at the Wisconsin Exposition Center at State Fair Park in West Allis,...

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Local Senior Move Management Firms Wins National Award

January 23,2012 Universal Services of Menomonee, WI was honored in Austin, Texas this past week at the National Convention for Senior Move Management. Universal Services, Wisconsin’s Premiere Senior Moving Company was...

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Milwaukee/NARI Members Answer Burning Questions About Fireplace Maintenance

The season’s colder temperatures often mean an increase in fireplace use. But before striking a match, it’s important to understand how to properly use and maintain the fireplace. Members of...

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Milwaukee/NARI Tips for Organizing After the Holidays

As the strains of Auld Lang Syne fade away, many homeowners may be left with an overwhelming mess and no idea where to start. Beneath the confetti and discarded wrapping...

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Unique Photo Gifts at Tanya's Nail and Hair Salon

Last minute holiday shoppers will find an unexpected treat this year at Tanya's Nail and Hair Salon (8822 W.North Avenue). In addition to familiar items like makeup, nail polish...

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Simplifying the Holidays

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Are you finding yourself dreading the holidays and they’ve only just begun? If so, you’re not alone, and it doesn’t have to be this way. According to Beverly...

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Milwaukee/NARI Offers Tips to Prepare the Home for Winter Weather

With winter around the corner, it’s essential that homeowners prepare for the plunging temperatures, snow, and other seasonal threats. Snow accumulation and winter storms can cause unexpected problems, such as...

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Tell Diabetes “NOT ME” This Winter and Holiday Season

The following article was contributed by Bruce Weiss, M.D., M.P.H., Market Medical Director, UnitedHealthcare of Wisconsin Each winter, the cold weather and holiday festivities can bring special challenges to the nearly...

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Have You Talked To Your Parents Lately?

November is National Family Caregivers Month, with the week of Thanksgiving (November 20-26) dedicated as National Family Week, by presidential proclamation. November is also National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. “Have You Talked to...

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Community Watch

» West Allis gunman didn't target anyone before suicide, police say 8/14

» Meijer goes forward with Mount Carmel site in Greenfield 8/6

» Complaint: 2 women in suitcases died during 'breath play' Updated:  8/5

» New charges expected Tuesday against ex-officer in suitcase bodies case Updated:  8/4

» West Allis-West Milwaukee superintendent suddenly retires 8/1

» Wachholz retires as superintendent of West Allis-West Milwaukee schools 7/31

» 2 westbound I-94 lanes reopen near State Fair Park after crash Updated:  7/31

» Video: How to navigate construction surrounding the 2014 Wisconsin State Fair 7/30

» National Night Out to be celebrated in Greenfield on Aug. 5 7/29

» No more waiting lists for child care at Greenfield schools 7/29

» Top 10 things to see and do at the Wisconsin State Fair 7/29

» Zelich's statements contradicted physical evidence, recordings show Updated:  7/22

» Oak Creek baseball team rallies big 7/19

» Steven Zelich pleads not guilty in suitcase bodies Updated:  7/17

» Gov. Scott Walker visits West Allis emphasizing job growth 7/17

» Crews clear crash that closed 2 lanes of westbound I-894 Updated:  7/15

» Ex-cop in suitcases bodies case stalked at least six women Updated:  7/9

» Falls baseball team advances on RBI single by Johnson in seventh 7/8

» Attorney: Steven Zelich likely wanted bodies to be found Updated:  7/4

» Zelich 'went ballistic' when questioned about handcuffs, report says 7/3

» $1 million bail set for ex-cop accused of hiding bodies in suitcases Updated:  6/27

» West Allis man arrested for connection to bodies found in suitcases 6/27

» Man finds bullet in package of egg rolls 6/25

» Milwaukee suburbs Fourth of July 2014 celebrations 6/20

» Social media photos of the June 18 storms around Southeast Wisconsin 6/18

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