Remembering the Remarkable Life and Legacy of Milwaukee Judge Michael Skwierawski

FRANKLIN, Wisconsin – The recent passing of retired Circuit Court Judge Michael J. Skwierawski has left his community in shock. At 82 years old, Skwierawski was known for his active lifestyle and engaged presence in various civic projects. His death, which occurred in his sleep on March 8, has saddened those who were familiar with his relentless energy and commitment to public service. Skwierawski’s impact on the community extended beyond his role as a judge. He played a fundamental role in the establishment of the Polish Center of Wisconsin, an architectural gem overlooking a beautiful … Read more

Acclaimed Director Rodrigo Sorogoyen to Lead Cannes Critics’ Week Jury, Continuing Legacy of Uncovering Emerging Talent

Cannes, France – Spanish director Rodrigo Sorogoyen has been chosen as the jury president for this year’s Cannes Critics’ Week, an esteemed festival sidebar that showcases the first and second features of up-and-coming directors. Sorogoyen, known for his acclaimed films such as “Stockholm,” “The Realm,” “Madre,” and “The Beasts,” was previously nominated for the best international film honor at Italy’s David Di Donatello Awards. Expressing his gratitude and acknowledging the responsibility that comes with the role, Sorogoyen shared a video on social media to announce his selection as jury president. The Cannes Critics’ Week, established … Read more

Remembering the Inspiring Life of Lori Eyer: A Remarkable Legacy in West Springfield

West Springfield, Massachusetts – The community of West Springfield mourns the loss of Lori Eyer, who passed away in 2024 at the age of 57. Eyer was a beloved figure in the town, known for her kind-hearted nature and contributions to the community. Her life was dedicated to service and making a positive impact on others. Born in 1967, Eyer grew up in West Springfield and forged deep roots in the town. She was actively involved in various local organizations and initiatives throughout her life. Eyer’s involvement ranged from volunteering at the local food pantry … Read more

Fondly Remembering the Chico Icon: Honoring the Legacy of Former Judge Ann H. Rutherford

CHICO, California – The community of Chico mourns the loss of former Butte County Judge, the Honorable Ann H. Rutherford. Judge Rutherford was an iconic figure in the city of Chico, leaving behind a legacy that will be remembered by many. One Chico resident, Steve Metzger, remembered his encounter with Judge Rutherford years ago when he contested a parking ticket in her court. Metzger vividly recalled the humorous exchange that took place. In a previous case, a man had been cited for running a stoplight, but he vehemently denied doing so. Judge Rutherford had a … Read more