Ghost Train to accentuate Oak Leaf bike trail


The Village of Shorewood may soon see a community art installation reminiscent of Shorewood’s history regarding the railroad system. Shorewood’s Public Art Committee, who developed the plan for this installation as well as for the installation of Jaume Plensa’s Spillover II sculpture in Atwater Park, calls it The Ghost Train. It will be a public interactive art project on the Oak Leaf Trail bridge in Shorewood, over Capitol Drive. If approved by the village board in mid April, the committee hopes to install the work — which will reflect the history of Shorewood and the village’s connection to the railroad … Continue reading Ghost Train to accentuate Oak Leaf bike trail

Guatemala Club fundraises


SHS Guatemala Club held its third annual Colectivo night and first Zumba night on March 5 and March 18, respectively. The goal of both events was to raise money for the Los Hogares Orphanage in Santa Apolonia, Guatemala, where SHS Spanish students volunteer every summer for the past 10 years. Colectivo Night, the first fundraising event of the year has been a tradition at SHS thanks to the aid of the Colectivo enterprise. “The owners of Colectivo have always been very involved in the club. The Fowlers have gone [to Guatemala], the Millers have gone, so they have always been … Continue reading Guatemala Club fundraises

(Ben Davis) Feerick Funeral home on Capitol Drive in Shorewood will celebrate its 120th year of business this summer. The home has been in the Feerick family for four generations.

After 120 years, funeral home remains influential


Feerick celebrates anniversary of their local buisness this year Feerick Funeral Home, a local funeral business, celebrates its 120th anniversary this year. “We’re family-owned, family-run,” said Kyle Feerick, funeral director. “It’s wonderful to be able to help people through those … Continue reading After 120 years, funeral home remains influential