Wednesday, January 30, 2013
A Waukesha police officer saw a man kick over an ice sculpture and break it in two pieces, according to a criminal complaint.
Men who vandalized a downtown ice sculpture could have gone unnoticed, if it weren't for the police officer watching from nearby. Three young men were arrested after a Waukesha police officer spotted one of them kicking over a sculpture in the 300 block of West Main Street at 1:50 a.m. Friday, breaking it in half, according to a criminal complaint. Martin Dominguez, 23, was charged with two counts of felony bail jumping. Jarrett A. Goodloe, 24, and Raul Perez, 23, were cited for disorderly conduct and criminal damage to property. According to the criminal complaint: The police officer reported after one of the men broke the sculpture, he picked up half of it and threw it into the middle of the street where it broke again. The complaint …
Friday, January 18, 2013
The Waukesha JanBoree is being held throughout the city Friday through Sunday.
The three-day winter festival is here to beat those January blues. Grab the family, bundle up and head outside this weekend. The Waukesha JanBoree kicks off Friday and continues through Sunday throughout the community. Check out all the fun activities being offered in the area! Want to help the community during the fun activities? Don't miss Freezin' for Hunger's new location downtown Waukesha. The JanBoree is being held rain or shine! But what about snow? Waukesha photographer Abe Van Dyke shows what the parks department is doing to the toboggan run at Lowell Park. Have your own pictures? Add them here and share with your Waukesha neighbors!
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Help Waukesha Police Detective Tim Probst and others donate food for the Food Pantry of Waukesha County.
Editor's Note: The following information was provided to Patch via a news release from the Food Pantry of Waukesha County. After a one-year hiatus, this winter fundraising event is back from 4 p.m. to midnight Friday. Food and cash donations will be accepted for the Food Pantry of Waukesha County (FPWC). Area resident Tim Probst never realized his idea to shed light on the issues of the homeless and hunger would inspire so many people. As a former Board member and volunteer at the Food Pantry of Waukesha County, he has witnessed the realities of these issues more often than most. In 2005 Tim was inspired to create Freezin’ for Hunger. He camped outside overnight exposed to the elements to raise awareness and collect donations for the FPWC…
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
The 2013 Waukesha JanBoree will be held Jan. 18 through Jan. 20.
Editor's note: The following information was provided to Patch via a news release from the Waukesha Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department. The City of Waukesha Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department announces the 28th annual Waukesha JanBoree will take place Friday, Jan. 18 through Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013. The three-day festival, occurring throughout Waukesha County, will offer more than 30 winter activities for adults and children alike. Most events are free. The theme for this year’s JanBoree is Fire & Ice. “It’s going to be another great year,” said Joanna Adamicki, City of Waukesha Parks, Recreation & Forestry Special Events Coordinator. “We’re going to warm a few things up and of course keep other things cool with our theme of '…
Thursday, January 19, 2012
A look back at last year's JanBoree. The 2012 Waukesha JanBoree is being held Friday through Sunday.
Do you need a little extra encouragement to get outside in the cold to participate in the many Waukesha JanBoree activities? Last year’s JanBoree was freezing cold with a wind chill well below zero. That didn’t stop the community from coming out to enjoy last year’s JanBoree. But just in case you are still debating whether you should come to the JanBoree, take a look back at 2011’s pictures and stories: