Sussex President Greg Goetz says the village will foot the bill for the ice cream at National Night Out next year after some people complained the 25 cent fee was uncalled for.
Sunday, August 12, 2012
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
The Town of Lisbon and the Village of Sussex are apparently close to reaching a deal regarding how much each municipality will pay for the shared library service, and Sussex might pay $80,000 - $100,000 more than Lisbon.
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Residents flooded the Main Street Construction meeting to weigh in on the possible roundabouts. The project's designers presented multiple options on everything from sidewalks to intersections.
Sussex residents crowded the Quad/Graphics room at the Pauline Haass Public Library Wednesday evening for the village’s fourth public meeting on the Main Street reconstruction project, mostly due to the controversial roundabouts. More than 50 residents attended the first of three consecutive meetings to share their opinions on the suggested construction plans. Ryan Amtmann, the project manager, first gave a short presentation about the history of the project, battling the sound of murmurs from citizens unable to wait to share their opinions. And the murmurs apparently reached the right ears. Trustees Tim Dietrich and Pat Tetzlaff said they plan on talking with the Village Board Tuesday to stress discontinuing the roundabout idea, …
Monday, April 16, 2012
The Pauline Haass Public Library is slated to hold a handful of events next week in honor of National Money Smart Week. Speakers will talk about everything from identity theft to buying a home.
Next week is National Money Smart Week, and the Pauline Haass Public Library offer several speaker events on topics ranging from living on a budget to buying a home. On Monday, April 23rd at 7 p.m., Candy Walecki of North Shore Bank will discuss financial fraud, identity theft, and investment scams. Stephanie Moeller of North Shore Bank will give a presentation on home buying, including information about mortgages and foreclosures on Tuesday, April 24th at 7 p.m. Also, on Wednesday, April 25th at 6 p.m., Kathryn Crumpton of Consumer Credit Counseling Service will offer helpful financial tips for surviving in challenging times. Money Smart Week is a nationwide event sponsored by the Federal Reserve in order to promote financial literacy. …
Friday, November 18, 2011
Friends of the Pauline Haass Library gear up for the event this weekend to raise funds for the community library.
With their love of books and their passion for reading, Friends of the Pauline Haass Library present the annual Holiday Book and Bake Sale Nov. 19 through the 21. The event will feature barely-used books, book related items and home baked goods donated by volunteers. All the proceeds will go to the Friends and in return will be used to fund special needs for the library. Bev Schulz, member of the Friends of the Pauline Haas Public Library and chairperson for the Holiday Book and Bake Sale committee, explains the event supports the importance of a library in a community. “We hold the event just because our love for books and our love of the library,” Schulz said. Friends of the Pauline Haass Library is a voluntary non-profit organization …
Sunday, May 29, 2011
Janice Gutbrod recognized for work on annual ice cream social, fundraising and other Friends' projects.
Anyone who has ever stopped by the Pauline Haass Public Library’s annual ice cream social has probably seen Janice Gutbrod in action. That's because she and her husband, Ken, play key roles in making sure the annual event is pulled off without a hitch. Because of her work on the social and everything else she is involved in as president of the Friends of the Library group, Gutbrod has been named the library's Volunteer of the Year. Gutbrod, who was recognized at a library luncheon to honor adult volunteers on May 12, said she was “totally surprised” by th award. “I was stunned because there are so many people who volunteer at our library. I’m pleased to be in the company of the other people who have been so honored,” said Gutbrod. The …
Saturday, April 30, 2011
Community members give presentations about their areas of expertise at the Pauline Haass Public Library.
Chris Miracle, a landscape architect for LandWorks Landscape Services in Sussex, gave a presentation at the Pauline Haass Public Library called “Inviting Outdoor Living Spaces” Wednesday. During the presentation he showed photos of patios, decks, pergolas, and other landscaping that he has designed throughout his career. Details that are considered when determining the best design for customers, such as drainage, lighting, irrigation, soil preparation, and plants were discussed. He also answered landscaping questions from the audience about topics like mulches and groundcover plants. After the presentation he was available to look at attendee’s yard photos and make suggestions. He said that he offers free LandWorks consultations for …