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.
National Night Out
Sunday, August 12, 2012
Monday, August 6, 2012
The public library just added 100 new photos to our gallery from National Night Out. Do you see anyone you know?
Sunday, August 5, 2012
And you thought fire truck ladders were just used for saving lives. Check out these photos from high above the event.
Sussex's National Night Out on Thursday drew hundreds of area residents, but just as the events began, Sussex's Anne Pulvermacher got a bird's eye view. Standing on the platform at the fire truck's ladder, Pulvermacher snapped photos of the event high above the action. Combined with Patch's photos at National Night Out from the ground, we snagged shots frome very angle.
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Sussex neighbors gathered at the annual National Night Out and Ice Cream Social Wednesday night. Do you recognize anyone?
The annual National Night Out and Ice Cream Social at Weyer Park Wednesday night was a huge success, with hundreds of area neighbors coming out to enjoy games and treats. The Pauline Haass Public Library sold ice cream and brownies for 25 cents, the Hamilton robotics team showed off their award-winning robot, there were tons of games for children. Village officials even had renderings of the new Village Park master plan to spark questions and comments from residents. Did you enjoy National Night Out in 2012? Tell us in the comments! Also, share your photos with us by clicking "Upload Photos & Video."
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
The multi-million dollar overhaul to the park was met with mostly positive comments during National Night Out, a change compared to usual comments.
After the Village of Sussex released 3-D renderings and detailed plans to completely reconstruct Sussex Village Park, scores of negative comments were posted on Patch lashing out at officials – but Wednesday night sounded different. Sussex held the first of two “open house” style meetings at National Night Out in the parking lot of Village Hall from 6-8 p.m., and while there were still residents who said they didn’t care for the plan, a majority of the voices liked the idea of the redesign. It was quite a change of pace compared to the initial reaction from Patch readers. Nancy Kanter, a Sussex resident who runs a daycare, says she loves the idea to redevelop Village Park. The new amenities are things she could potentially utilize when …
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
The village's National Night Out and ice cream social on Wednesday will also be home to discussions on the Sussex Village Park master plan.
Between enjoying Sussex's annual National Night Out event and the Pauline Hass Library's ice cream social, village residents can learn more about the multi-million dollar renovation project to reconstruct Sussex Village Park. Starting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday in the Village Hall’s parking lot, residents will be able to ask any questions they still have about the project. Village officials scheduled the “open house” style meeting during National Night Out and the library’s ice cream social so more people would be available to ask questions. After detailed, 3-D construction plans were released in late June, Sussex residents have been buzzing about the potential makeover to the village’s largest park, particularly pertaining to the project’s …
Sunday, July 29, 2012
Between a gathering regarding the controversial Village Park reconstruction project to the annual National NIght Out, this is a list of places to be and things to do this week in Sussex.
Another public forum has been scheduled for Sussex and Lisbon residents looking for more information on the potential merger for Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Held at the Hamilton Fine Arts Center, this meeting will clear up any new or lingering questions residents may have, especially after the board said they may not support the merger. Community members can enjoy seasonal, fresh produce and hand-crafted items weekly at Market on the Hill – Pewaukee’s Farmers Market – on the Waukesha County Technical College main Pewaukee campus. The market, coordinated by Positively Pewaukee and WCTC, is held Wednesdays through Oct. 24 – rain or shine – from 3 to 6:30 p.m. It is conveniently located at WCTC in Lot 19, next to the Workforce Development Center. …
Thursday, August 4, 2011
Residents of all ages came out to eat ice cream and meet members of the police and fire departments.
Sussex residents celebrated National Night Out Wednesday at Pauline Haass Public Library in conjunction with the Friends of the Library’s ice cream social, which marks the conclusion of the Library's summer reading program. National Night Out events take place across the country this week in an effort to help communities fight back against crime. The Friends of the Pauline Haass Public Library hold the ice cream social annually as a way of thanking the community for supporting the library. Ice cream with brownies, and chocolate syrup were served.
Monday, August 1, 2011
Residents are welcomed to come out and support the library while building community spirit on Wednesday night.
Sussex residents are welcome to come out to the village’s National Night Out celebration being held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, at Weyer Park, N64W23760 Main St. The event, which is being held in conjunction with the Friends of the Pauline Haass Public Library’s ice cream social, will provide residents an opportunity to come out and see police and fire equipment in action. Children will also be able to get fitted for bicycle helmets. “There will be a fire truck, bicycle helmets, police dogs and the whole nine yards for the family to come out and enjoy and find ways to be safer,” Village Administrator Jeremy Smith said. “And they can also enjoy some ice cream and support the library.” National Night Out events will take place across the …
Sunday, July 31, 2011
Here's a quick look at what's happening in Sussex in the week ahead.
Here's a look at what's on tap in Sussex this week. Hot, mostly dry: After hitting a high temperature of 88 on Sunday, the temperatures are expected to drop a bit but will stay in the low 80s for most of the week, according to The Weather Channel forecast. There is a chance of thunderstorms Sunday and Tuesday, but not much chance for rain during the rest of the week. Busy night for trustees: If you love to watch local government in action, hang out at the Sussex Village Hall Tuesday night as village officials will take on a variety of issues in committee meetings slated to start at 4:30 p.m. Topics on the agendas include possible policies on social media use and Village Board salaries; an update on street and sidewalk projects now under …