04/15/21 • Nebraska vaccine data • Nationwide case trends

Earth Day Omaha

With Earth Day on Saturday, there are several events planned around the Omaha area, both virtual and in person.

Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown

Happy National Rubber Eraser Day

Everything in today’s news is a keeper: Police Chief Todd Schmaderer endorses Mayor Jean Stothert for reelection, OPS gives updates on new and renovated schools, and the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska finds a solution for its internet needs.

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Around Omaha

  • Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer endorses Mayor Jean Stothert’s reelection bid,appearing at a news conference in dress clothes, rather than in uniform, to show he was not acting in an official capacity. 
  • Omaha Public Schools provides updates on five schools that are part of the 2018 bond program. Construction of four new schools, including two high schools and two elementary schools, is on schedule despite the pandemic. 
  • A former U.S. Postal Service employee in Omaha pleads guilty in federal court to stealing gift cards and cash totaling $5,829 from 216 victims. He faces up to five years in prison when sentenced in July.
  • The Nebraska GOP is attacking State Sen. Tony Vargas as a potential candidate for Omaha’s 2nd District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, calling him “the most liberal member of our state’s Legislature.”
  • Omaha’s annual free concert and fireworks show at Memorial Park will return this year on Aug. 28, later than usual. The artists haven’t been announced yet. The date switch isn’t permanent, as it will return to its usual date in July 2022.

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Reed Moore’s Things To Do

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Best Food Trucks in Omaha:
StreetSide Foods

  • Schedule and location vary
  • (402) 305-4888

If you’re on the lookout for impeccable and swiftly made Italian-American food in the Omaha area, then be on the lookout for StreetSide Foods’ premiere and roaming food truck. Since 2007, this restaurant on wheels has amazed hungry locals with its touch on dishes such as the Alfredo Burger and the classic Philly Cheese Steak. That culinary touch has been refined by four generations of excellence in the food industry.

You can keep up with the schedule for this family owned and operated food business by visiting the StreetSide Foods Facebook page. And you can take note of the menu specials and promotions by visiting the website. Additionally, if you require catering for your event, that can be arranged (if you live within a 100-mile radius of Omaha) by contacting the business online, or by calling for more details.

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