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James White

James White is a former Milwaukee County Supervisor.

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Reminder: Nominations for 6th District Difference Makers Awards due Jan. 8
Sherman Morton: From Alderman Assistant to Aldermanic Candidate
Honorary street signage to be installed in honor of Dr. James White
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Honorary street signage to be installed in honor of Dr. James White

Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs invites residents to join her and WestCare Wisconsin in honoring the life and work of Dr. James G. White tomorrow

House Confidential: Lipscomb’s River Ranch
House Confidential

Lipscomb’s River Ranch

County Board chairman's ranch is in isolated part of Glendale near dammed river.

Difference Makers receive well-deserved recognition
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Difference Makers receive well-deserved recognition

2014 Dr. James G. White 6th District Difference Makers Award winners.

Time to let the public decide on the streetcar
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Time to let the public decide on the streetcar

Statement from Alderman Joe Davis, Sr. November 26, 2014

Alderwoman Coggs to be honored at inaugural Harambee Community Banquet
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Alderwoman Coggs to be honored at inaugural Harambee Community Banquet

Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs will be the recipient of the first-ever Dr. James G. White Human Service Award

Difference makers receive well-deserved recognition
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Difference makers receive well-deserved recognition

Several residents, a block club and a community organization were honored during last night’s 6th District town hall meeting by Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs.

Difference Makers to be recognized at 6th District town hall meeting
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Difference Makers to be recognized at 6th District town hall meeting

Residents will also have the opportunity to celebrate the neighbors that have helped make the district a great place to live.

Nominations sought for 2013 Dr. James G. White 6th District Difference Makers Awards
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Nominations sought for 2013 Dr. James G. White 6th District Difference Makers Awards

Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs established the Dr. James G. White 6th District Difference Makers Awards to recognize those residents and organizations that work diligently to improve and strengthen the quality of life for themselves, their neighborhood and the City of Milwaukee.

Plenty of Horne: Raclaw to Challenge Veteran in 14th Supervisory District
Plenty of Horne

Raclaw to Challenge Veteran in 14th Supervisory District

Supervisor Nyklewicz will face a rare challenge for his seat when Milwaukee Police detective Sebastian C. J. Raclaw announces his candidacy for the Milwaukee County Supervisor for the 14th District

The Roundup: “Groundbreaking” for Bridge
The Roundup

“Groundbreaking” for Bridge

It’s not really a groundbreaking without a shovel, so Cecelia Gilbert of the Department of Public Works brought five well-used, albeit ceremonial, spades to the Thursday 27 May event celebrating the beginning of construction of the Holton Marsupial Bridge. Obliging dignitaries, sensing a photo-op, grabbed the shovels and pantomimed digging them into the asphalt pavement below the Holton Viaduct. The ceremony was scheduled to accommodate Mayor Tom Barrett, who was present at the event before racing off to his daughter’s piano recital. Other guests included Ald. Michael S. D’Amato, Ald. Michael I. McGee, Jr., Supervisors Gerry Broderick and James White, and former State Senator Brian Burke. Julilly Kohler served as master of ceremonies for the event, and she kept her remarks sparing, yet managed to name all of the many individuals who have helped to make her dream a reality. This included “the former congressman from the fifth district,” as Brian Burke called his old elementary school chum, Tom Barrett, who, as Mayor was able to yield the ceremonial shovel on a public works project for the first time. Architects James Dallman and his wife Grace La were also on hand as were Mathew P. Tharaniyil, P.E. and Yakov N. Nenaydykh, another P.E. They are, respectively the president and the vice president of Bloom Consultants, the engineers of the project to span the Holton Viaduct with the suspended “marsupial’ bridge – a bicycle and pedestrian path that will provide grade-level access between the Brady Street neighborhood and the Lakefront Brewery and its surrounding Beer Line “B” neighborhood. Missing from the event was Frank Busalacchi, the Wisconsin Secretary of Transportation or any representative of Lunda Construction, the Black River Falls outfit that won the bid to construct the bridge. Lunda appears to be a publicity-averse organization. The firm has expressed a reservation about having webcams at the construction site, saying they might reveal some “trade secrets” of the mysterious, arcane art of bridge building. Good heavens! It’s a bridge, not a plutonium refinery. Also missing from the event was Whitney Gould, although you wouldn’t have known it from the article she managed to write about it for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel the next morning. She reported, correctly, that the Mayor was there, in an otherwise generic story composed of previously reported items. Sonya Jongsma-Knauss and Vince Bushell of the Riverwest Currents were there. The sole representative of the electronic media was Channel 58. Afterwards, the crowd of 100 or so headed up to the Lakefront Brewery Palm Garden where owner Russ Klisch turned on the taps. Earlier that day, a stressed Russ was trying to get his new bottling machine to behave. Even so, it still chewed up a few bottles as it went through its shakedown cruise. Sales manager Paul Moebius said things are going well at the brewery – maybe too well. “We’re running out of beer!” he said. Last year’s sales were 5,000 barrels, and this year the brewery could hit 7,000 barrels. This is better than 2 […]

Murphy’s Law: Which County Board Members Only Work Part-Time?
Murphy’s Law

Which County Board Members Only Work Part-Time?

It was 9 a.m. on a Friday morning in late October of last year when I began calling county supervisors for a story in Milwaukee Magazine.

Murphy’s Law: Is Ament’s Pension Deal Biased Against Blacks?
Murphy’s Law

Is Ament’s Pension Deal Biased Against Blacks?

In the wake of the pension controversy, County Executive F. Thomas Ament has attempted to woo the black community in hopes that strong support there might keep him in office.