Church brings old neighborhood theater back to life
May01

Church brings old neighborhood theater back to life

DUTCHTOWN – For seventy years or so, people living around the Melvin Theatre could see the best in movies, from Charlie Chaplin to John Wayne. Soon, the old theater at 2912 Chippewa St. will be open again, this time for occasional church services, and perhaps a regular family movie night. This is made possible by a small religious group called the Novation Church. But the church’s pastor, David Godbout, promises the building...

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Spencer, Hutton square off in 20th Ward
Feb17

Spencer, Hutton square off in 20th Ward

DUTCHTOWN – A staff member for a neighborhood nonprofit organization seeks to oust the incumbent alderwoman in the race for the Democratic nomination for 20th Ward alderman. Alderwoman Cara Spencer, 40, is running against Satia R. “Sunni” Hutton, 26, a community development manager for the Dutchtown South Community Corp., in the March 5 Democratic primary. The winner of the primary will not have opposition in the April 2 general...

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