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The city of Owensboro has narrowed the list of new names for the Northwestern neighborhood to five choices, and a public poll is now open to help make the decision. While Neighborhood Alliance president Rafe Buckner understands the historical motivations for the project, he fears that a new name could absorb or hide Baptist Town’s …

CITY OF MISSOURI – From her cell phone, Teresa Hanna surveyed the battlefield. Its front yard had been worked with hoof and muzzle, blown up by an infantry of feral pigs on a ripping mission. “The feral pigs attacked my garden. Oh my God, ”Hanna exclaimed in a video she recorded on Saturday the morning …

Let’s travel back in time. 1982 was the year of voluminous hair, mules, neon colors, and Survivor’s “Eye of the Tiger”. Locally, in 1982 Jan Kotowicz and Milwaukee historian John Gurda were preparing the Milwaukee neighborhood poster series, with historical essays on the back of each poster. The project aimed to connect people to neighborhoods …

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) – As the winds increase, some in Cleveland’s Hough are already without power and fear the blackout will last even longer. That’s because the threat of more outages could keep the crews, who worked to restore power to Hough, busy with more service calls. Fred Barkley, who lives in the 9000 block …

The community of Netherwood Park near Carlisle and the Indian School is a mix of custom homes, as seen here, apartments and townhouses. It was originally developed by Ada Cutler and her husband Edwin Netherwood. (Elaine D. Briseno / Journal) Editor’s Note: The Journal continues “What’s in a Name?” A pact between three women would …

CINCINNATI (WXIX) – The continuous gunfire in a Madisonville neighborhood makes a resident feel like he’s living in the Old West. The Chandler and Glenshade area is plagued by continued violence. In April, Cincinnati police called the intersection a “crime hot spot.” Months later, nothing seems to have changed, says Brandyn Norman. On November 22, …

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – A woman in Toledo says the value of her property is being affected by vacant land next door, and she wants the city to clean it up. But the city says it’s not that simple. “Over the past three or four years, things have worsened,” says Rochelle Harris, longtime Toledo resident. …

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) – Cleveland’s Buckeye-Shaker neighborhood has experienced its heyday and is striving to return to its glory days. Cleveland City Council President-elect Blaine Griffin said the community has lost about 45% of its population over the decades. “It was your Tremont and Ohio City before there was a Tremont or Ohio City,” Griffin …

Winter in the Wald kicks off at Pleasant Treasures Markets, 4020 Pleasant Ave., from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, December 10 and the event continues on Saturday, December 11 at the Schuler and Benninghofen Woolen Mill Property from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The 2K Caroling LindenWalk will begin around 4 p.m. and …

AUGUSTA, Georgia (WJBF) – Community members and town leaders keep the memory of a local woman alive. Rosa Lee Barnes was shot dead almost three decades ago. On Saturday afternoon, family members unveiled a street sign in his honor at 8th and Grand Ave. “She was a trailblazer here on 8th and Grand streets,” said …