“If I could get 500 people at my door this week, I’d get all 500 of them jobs”

As businesses close and applications for unemployment benefits increase by the hundreds, one Omaha staffing agency said it can’t fill jobs in some sectors fast enough. Those industries trying to meet demand on everything from face masks to food packaging, said Carol Neff, co-owner of Remedy Staffing, a franchise of a national private staffing company. […]

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Covid-19, una guía de recursos en Omaha

Ilustración del virus Covid-19 que causa la enfermedad, por el Centro de Control y Prevención de Enfermedades. Limitarse a reuniones públicas. Grandes eventos comunitarios encerrados. Los funcionarios públicos locales y federales siguen luchando. La crisis de Covid-19 ha cambiado drásticamente en Omaha, haciendo que muchos se adapten al día a día y hora a hora […]

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Young firefighters in Omaha

Young people in Omaha are invited to participate in a special training session with the Fire Department to find out if they can have a career there.    Many education experts consider that when a young person is studying, it’s hard to understand the importance of selecting a professional career. Many make a decision by […]

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The Police Officers of the Southeast Precinct seeks a friendlier relationship with the community

The Police Officers of the Southeast Precinct are trying to build a stronger connection with the Latino community on the surrounding areas of Southeast Omaha by way of different recreational and educational activities. And, according to the Crime Prevention office for said institution, they’re achieving just that. For the Latino community living in the surrounding […]

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Goodbye to Susan Aguilera-Robles

All schools are different. I’m not talking about the actual building, the number of students, or the educational focus they follow. I’m talking about the school’s spirit. This is something that can only be appreciated when you have a good Principal. This is the case of Spring Lake Magnet Center, where Sue Aguilera- Robles has […]

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The high price of juvenile justice – Part 2

Proponents tout the efficiencies of a one-stop shop. The current center near 42nd and Woolworth would be replaced by the new one, thereby putting detainees in close proximity to the justice system and to services supporting their transition back into society. “Hopefully, this one-stop shop being imagined will be built based on the input of […]

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