Germani and Gamani Pettis-Grayson brought love and joy to their friends, family and neighbors, including the grown-up ones.
Critics continue to call for the Omaha Housing Authority to restart negotiations, but the OHA board is only promising to help the 18 workers find new jobs with the agency or elsewhere.
State Sen. McKinney Terrell McKinney called the layoff of 18 workers "sad" and said it suggests a lack of caring for the community that the Housing Authority serves.
The elimination of the utility worker position comes after union members and the OHA could not agree to amend the collective bargaining agreement for more scheduling flexibility for snow removal.
Organizations so far have done well in reaching out to Southside residents.
The 51 apartment buildings in the Southside Terrace public housing complex would be torn down and replaced by a new housing development in an effort to revitalize the South Omaha neighborhood.
Life is returning to the fire-damaged apartment building at the historic Ernie Chambers Court in north Omaha, but full repairs are going to co…
People might be able to move back into the least-damaged part of the building within weeks, if plumbing and electrical service can be restored and the building can be made safe. But it may be months before long-term repairs begin.
Some 500 refugees were packing a few days worth of clothes and relocating from their north Omaha apartment complex late Thursday in the wake of a massive, daylong city code inspection that uncovered multiple gas leaks and unsanitary conditions.
Dave Harvey needs lots of bicycles. Adult bicycles only, in good shape. And he needs a place to store them until his ministry can give them away to the homeless. "A bike is the greatest liberator," said Harvey, founder of Least of My Brethren. Most of Omaha’s estimated 1,500 homeless people live along the Missouri River and downtown. "If they don’t have a bike, they all go to the same places asking for a job. You’ve got to get farther out than that."