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Mixed reviews for Mile of Music parking plan

The reaction is mixed to a proposal to keep parking attendants from writing tickets, during the Mile of Music festival in downtown Appleton. The city's municipal services committee voted 3-2 against the idea. Ald. Greg Dannecker says if they made…

posted 2014-07-09 05:04 by WHBY

Pitney Bowes cutting about 56 jobs

A company is eliminating about 56 jobs at a location in the town of Menasha. Pitney Bowes notified the state department of workforce development that it's restructuring its operations at an office on American Drive. The first workers will lose…

posted 2014-07-09 05:03 by WHBY

St. Elizabeth president leaving for new job

There's going to be a change in leadership at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton. President Travis Andersen is taking the top job at Columbia St. Mary's in Milwaukee. He says he couldn't pass on the opportunity, but he'll miss St.…

posted 2014-07-09 05:02 by WHBY

Appleton girl wins recipe contest, trip to D.C.

A student from St. Francis Xavier middle school is going to the White House next week. Twelve-year-old Sarah Ganser won a trip to Washington D.C. in the First Lady's Healthy Lunchtime Challenge. The seventh-grader submitted a recipe for Awesome African…

posted 2014-07-09 05:01 by WHBY

Kimberly teacher wins All-Star Game trip

A Kimberly teacher is one of 30 "All-Star Teachers" in the country. Eric Vander Loop of Woodland school won an online voting competition over two other finalists from Wisconsin. He's going to represent the Milwaukee Brewers at next week's Major…

posted 2014-07-09 05:00 by WHBY

DWD leader touts job training program

The leader of the state workforce development department wants to spread the word about a program that helps companies train their workers. Secretary Reggie Newson talked about the Fast Forward initiative, in Appleton yesterday. He was in town for a…

posted 2014-07-09 04:59 by WHBY


Philllies beat the Brewers again

The Milwaukee Brewers fell to the Philadelphia Phillies 9-7 at Miller Park on Monday night.  Lyle Overbay belted out a grand slam in the first inning.  Mark Reynolds and Scooter Gennett also hit a home run.  Pitcher Wily Peralta (9-8)…

posted 2014-07-08 22:43:08 by WHBY

Search for missing boater resumes

Divers are back out on Lake Winneconne today, searching for a missing boater. The Winnebago County sheriff's department started looking for a man yesterday afternoon, after people reported seeing an empty boat going around in circles. Crews are using nets…

posted 2014-07-08 13:05 by WHBY

Boy in critical condition after bike crash

A 14-year-old boy is in critical condition at a Green Bay hospital, after he was hit by a car last night. The teen was on his bike, at the corner of Babcock Road and Commanche Avenue, around 9:30 p.m. Lt.…

posted 2014-07-08 13:04 by WHBY

Police: Man intentionally stepped in front of semi

Investigators say the Howard man who was hit by a semi on Highway 29, intentionally stepped in front of the semi. The Brown County sheriff's department says the 59-year-old man died yesterday morning, in Howard, near the Highway VV intersection.…

posted 2014-07-08 13:03 by WHBY

Appleton re-assessing all residential properties

Assessors are taking a look at the property value of every house and residential property throughout the city of Appleton this year. City assessor DeAnn Brosman says they expect overall values will go down by four percent. She says they…

posted 2014-07-08 13:02 by WHBY

Menasha to set rules for short-term rentals

Menasha city leaders are looking into whether to let the private owners of apartments near UW-Fox Valley, rent them on a short-term basis. Mayor Don Merkes says the dorm-style apartments are marketed toward college students, but there's interest in using…

posted 2014-07-08 13:01 by WHBY

Happy Turkey Day Weekend!
posted by Philcast 13 hours ago
So there it is.... The Christmas tree the city put up in Reading, PA that residents think is so ugly…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago
Yes, it's a rare SATURDAY blog posting here from me. I'm up early on a Saturday in late November, and…
posted by Philcast 3 days ago