Oak Creek was one of eight cities across the country to host a National Gun Violence Prevention Sabbath event last week, to raise awareness — and as a call for action — about the need for gun safety in the wake of the most recent mass shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.(1)
Independence Day is almost upon us and there are countless family-friendly and adult options when it comes to celebrating July 4th in Now Newspaper’s Franklin, Greendale, Hales Corners and Oak Creek coverage area this year.
Oak Creek — All parents within the Oak Creek-Franklin Joint School District will soon be invited to apply for a seat on a new Community Ad Hoc Task Force for Elementary Attendance Boundaries, after the school board approved the new committee June 29.
Oak Creek — The Oak Creek-Franklin School Board will begin recruiting members as early as next week for a special committee to help determine new elementary attendance area boundaries.
After spending her senior year at Oak Creek Automotive, Oak Creek High School graduate Courtney Lipski now works as a full-time car mechanic.(1)
The next time you visit South Shore Cinema, you may find yourself staying for more than a movie. South Shore Cinema, 7261 S. 13th St., is one of three Marcus Theatres in the Milwaukee area undergoing significant renovation to enhance the movie-going experience for customers.
Oak Creek — The proposal for new elementary attendance area boundaries in the Oak Creek-Franklin Joint School District is still up for discussion.
Editor's note: this story has been updated to include the business' grand opening.(2)
Oak Creek — The Southfield apartment complex, 1400 W. Southfield Blvd., may soon be expanding.(1)
On May 18, the school board discussed the possibility of converting the Oak Creek High School auxiliary gym into an auditorium, but board members agreed that it would not be an ideal solution.(2)