Crime log 2/10/11.
Instead of soaking up sun on a Florida beach or partying spring break away, some UNO students have pledged to make a difference in their local communities this March. The UNO Education Department is sponsoring its ninth annual Seven Days of Service. Hundreds have answered the call to use March 19 and March 21-26 to volunteer in more than 20 individual service projects around the metro area.
On Sunday, members of the Bellevue Volunteer Fire Department, the Bellevue Kiwanis club, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10785 and representatives from the Bennington Volunteer Fire and Rescue department teamed up with more than 200 members of the local Patriot Guard Riders to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
On display for the ceremony was a three-ton steel I-beam relic from the World Trade Center, donated by the New York and New Jersey Port Authority.
The Omaha Planning Board voted unanimously Oct. 6 to recommend approval to add an environmental section to the city's master plan. Environment Omaha, a collaborative effort between the City of Omaha, the public and Omaha by Design, prepared the document.
Photos from Jan. 25.