John Manke is an active former Bay View resident who is involved in numerous neighborhood organizations, including the Bay View Historical Society, the Humboldt Park Fourth of July Association and the Shore Shore Farmers Market. He believes Bay View has a fine tradition in its past that we do not want to lose in the future.
It is getting very close to Christmas and the presents for the family and friends should be gotten. There are still some bargains out there for you to find. Watch how much you spend as you will have a lot of bills after Christmas. Make Christmas an enjoyable day. This is a good time to hug your family. A lot of gifts are not necessary, but a huge amount of love is. Relax with your family and friends. Do not overdo the alcohol comsumption. Enjoy the holidays, but remember them as a joyful time of the year. May all of you have a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year.