Thursday, December 21, 2017

Eye on Oshkosh - School busing issues, taped 12-21-17

There are students in the city of Oshkosh - mostly middle and high schoolers - who are missing school because they're not eligible for traditional school busing and they don't have money to pay for public transportation. On this edition of Eye on Oshkosh, Professor Jennifer Considine, discusses the issue with host Cheryl Hentz, and explains what ESTHER, an organization on which she is a board
member, is doing about it. A local parent and her daughter share the problem from their own perspective. Later in the show ESTHER community organizer Bill Van Lopik joins Jennifer to talk about other social justice issues ESTHER is involved in  Watch the program here:

Thursday, December 07, 2017

Oshkosh City Manager visits Eye on Oshkosh

In this edition of Eye on Oshkosh, host Cheryl Hentz spends the hour talking with Oshkosh City Manager Mark Rohloff about property taxes, the recent decision to sell part of Lakeshore Municipal Golf Course to Oshkosh Corp., the upcoming snow season and the readiness of snowplows, the city's new app called either See Click Fix, or Connect Oshkosh, depending on your smartphone's app store, and a variety of other issues. The two also discussed the issue of dark stores legislation and what that means for local tax payers. Anyone who takes an interest in what's going on in Oshkosh from a municipal standpoint will not want to miss this show. You can view it here: