Omaha Storm Chasers part of Minor League Baseball push to cultivate Latino market – Part 1

Baseball has long been an international sport. Its deep roots throughout Asia, Latin America, South America,Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico are well reflected in minor and major league team rosters in the United States. To see this Latin influence, look no further than the Triple A Omaha Storm Chasers. The current roster includes players with […]

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Serrato finds balance as musician and educator

Grain elevators, not skyscrapers, fill the view outside Paul Serrato’s home now that the jazz pianist-composer is back in Omaha after decades in New York City. Serrato was a New York sideman, soloist and band leader. When not performing, he haunted clubs to see countless legends play. An avid collector, he helped himself to rare […]

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A MELTING pot magic city gets its own museum

Just like the community that forged him, the dreams of South Omaha native and historian Gary Kastrick don’t die easy. The educator developed the Project Omaha teaching museum at South High, but when he retired the school didn’t want it anymore. For years he stored his collection’s thousands of artifacts at his home while seeking […]

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GUATEMALAN RESTAURANT AND MLCDC’S MISSION STATEMENT

The Board of Directors of the Midlands Latino Community Development Corporation (MLCDC) adopted and approved the Mission Statement, “MLCDC provides Latinos with opportunities to generate economic growth by providing financial products, development services and community development that advances their ability to develop a sustainable future in the Midlands.” The same week, the MLCDC granted a […]

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