News & Notes: Aug. 6

Published on: 8/6/2013

Taco Bell allowed

to increase hours

West Allis — Local franchisees of the Taco Bell at 11011 W. National Ave. have been given permission to extend the hours of their restaurant as part of an expansion of breakfast menu items.

The drive-thru will now operate from 7 a.m. to 2 a.m. Sundays through Tuesdays and 7 a.m. to 3 a.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. The lobby will be open daily from 7 a.m. to midnight.

The franchisees had previously been permitted to operate the lobby and drive-thru from 9 a.m. to midnight.

The request was approved recently by the city's Plan Commission.

Green and Gold Zone

plans exterior work

West Allis — The exterior of Green and Gold Zone, 2331 S. 108th St., will soon receive a facelift, following approval recently by the Plan Commission.

Brian Starr, owner of the business, came before commissioners and unveiled plans of improving the appearance of the existing building.

Changes will include a revamped entryway, a fresh coat of paint and new awnings and signage.

Classmates sought for Central Class of 1983

West Allis — The Class of 1983 from West Allis Central High School will hold its 30-year reunion and is looking for classmates who are unaware of the planned gathering.

The event begins at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 14 at Matty's Bar and Grill, 14460 W. College Ave., New Berlin. Admission at the door is $30, including the dinner.

For information, email

5K run/walk

fundraiser for bike trail

West Allis — The 14th Anniversary Hank Aaron State Trail 5K Run/Walk will be held Aug. 10 at the Klement's Sausage Haus at Miller Park in Milwaukee.

The event is the sole fundraiser for the Friends of the Hank Aaron State Trail that runs through West Allis. The Friends maintain, enhance and promote the trail and provide free bike camps each summer for youth in West Allis and in other communities along the trail.

De La Buena will perform live throughout the event and strollers are allowed in the run/walk.

Prizes will be awarded to teams and the top three male and female runners in 14 age categories. Also, every 44th finisher will win a prize in honor of No. 44 Hank Aaron.

It will be a USATF Certified course and the race will be chip timed. It will start at 8:30 a.m. after a 7 to 8:15 a.m. packet pick-up and registration.