Curated By Erin Heiling We build a stronger and more diverse community by actively sharing our ideas and opinions with others in thoughtful and considerate ways. By practicing this basic commitment to civility, we learn and grow from one another - even in disagreement.” This is the Oshkosh Civility Pledge, and the Communities program at Oshkosh North High School ... Read More »
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Curated By Erin Heiling We build a stronger and more diverse community by actively sharing ou...
By Ron LaPoint This is the fourth installment of baseball in Oshkosh D uring the summer between his ...
On June 9, 2014, elementary school music educator Jackie Sandene, Principal Kirby Schultz, and buddi...
BY Frank McCandless In American history the fifties were hallowed times. It was a time when white A...
By Jamie Lewis The History Museum at the Castle in Appleton may be small, but it has several ...
By Ron LaPoint This is the fourth installment of baseball in Oshkosh D uring the summer between his junior and senior years at Oshkosh High School, Len was invited to try out for the professional Oshkosh Giant baseball team, a farm club of the New York Giants. Not knowing that this was permissible I asked Len why he was allowed ... Read More »
On June 9, 2014, elementary school music educator Jackie Sandene, Principal Kirby Schultz, and budding musicians Kieran and Faith were presented with a donation of $906.00 to support elementary school music programs at Webster Stanley, Oaklawn, and Oakwood schools. The funds were raised at the Spring 2014 Oshkosh Music Artist Series Concert through ticket sales, while another $580.00 was raised ... Read More »
BY Frank McCandless In American history the fifties were hallowed times. It was a time when white America deemed itself the savior of mankind, and commies hid behind every bush. The cornerstone of this era was the so called traditional family. The nucleus of this mythical family was based on marriage. There was dad who went to work every day ... Read More »
By Jamie Lewis The History Museum at the Castle in Appleton may be small, but it has several significant exhibits, which tell important stories of people, their cultural traditions, and technological change in the Fox Cities. Once I was a few steps into the exhibit, Food: Who We Are and What We Eat, I knew that this display was ... Read More »
By Anita Carpenter In the fading twilight of an autumn evening, chimney swifts orchestrate a performance worthy of our attention. After a long day of catching high-flying insects, the five-inch, cigar-shaped black birds with the short, stiff aerodynamically swept-back wings congregate around a favorite chimney. Several, fifty or perhaps a few hundred, chimney swifts circle together in preparation for ... Read More »
By Jane Spietz WHAT: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy WHERE: EAA AirVenture, Oshkosh WI WHEN: 7 PM Friday, August 1 COST: EAA members $28, non-members $43 INFO: http://www.bbvd.com/theatre_home.html http://www.eaa.org/en/airventure/features-and-attractions/entertainment/concerts/big-bad-voodoo-daddy Big Bad Voodoo Daddy (BBVD) is a contemporary swing revival band that hails from Southern California. Their high energy live performances never fail to get audiences to their feet, so it ... Read More »
By Miles Maguire On Jan. 28 the Oshkosh Common Council voted to disallow a claim from the Christine Ann Center for damages allegedly caused by a sewer backup. It was a routine vote, and it passed with the support of all but one council member, Tom Pech Jr. Pech said that he would not take part in the vote ... Read More »
By Justin Mitchell On June 6, 2014, U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb ruled that the 2006 Wisconsin amendment which sought to ban same sex marriage was unconstitutional. Following the ruling, over 550 marriage licenses were issued from 60 of Wisconsin’s 72 counties in one week. The ruling stemmed from a lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union on ... Read More »
By Anthony Montalvo I got to sit in a long, blue band van behind the Reptile Palace on a beautiful May night with Ian Olvera, Connor La Mue, Ryan Gracyalny, and newly added member, Ryan McCrary, of the very talented Fox Cities band, The Midwestern Charm…Scratch that, it was the Sleepwalkers. Although three fourths of this band, minus Olvera, ... Read More »