Students shovel snow

BY SABINE PETERKA — This winter, the Senior Resource Center worked to connect the elderly to students or adults to help them shovel their snow. “Every year, older or disabled residents contact the Senior Resource Center because they have trouble removing the snow,” said Elizabeth Price, coordinator and Senior Resource Center director. “We maintain a list of people who are willing to shovel for money, and we keep their address and when somebody calls in, we will give them the name of someone who’s within six blocks of them.” Price said companies that offer shoveling services are often unaffordable or … Continue reading Students shovel snow

New director on the books at library

BY KATIE EDER — Rachel Collins will be joining the Shorewood Public Library staff on February 29 as library director. “It’s an incredible opportunity,” Collins said. “Part of the attraction is the village itself. It is clearly a huge library-loving community, a real library-supporting community … People really love their library.” Collins will be replacing former director, Beth Carey, who served in the position for 17 years and retired on January 1. Collins has worked for the Milwaukee Public Library system for the last 11 years. Most recently, she was a branch manager for the East Branch. “I’ve known Rachel … Continue reading New director on the books at library

Sophomore achieves

BY OLIVIA POOLE — Competing against over 200 other musicians in the Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra’s Metropolitan Symphony, Maya Lawnicki, sophomore, took home an honorable mention in MYSO’s concerto competition on January 9. “This is my tenth year playing violin, and it has been a constant in my life and a passion that I’ve had since I started playing,” Lawnicki said. Lawnicki plays in the first violin section of the Metropolitan Symphony, the most recent addition to MYSO. “I have played in MYSO for seven years, and was moved out of Philharmonia this year. Being sixth chair in Metropolitan right … Continue reading Sophomore achieves