The scuttlebutt around town

I recently received an email from a man who grew up in Wauwatosa who in his youth discussed with pals theories regarding who might have killed Buddy Schumacher. One of those theories was that a female relative might have committed the crime. There's no evidence that lends any credence to this theory, but it is... Continue Reading →

Letter from a reader

Following are portions of a letter emailed to me recently from a Wauwatosa native who read "Murder in Wauwatosa." Hopefully, this stirs up some positive memories for others who grew up there. Hi Mr. Hoffman: I just finished Murder in Wauwatosa and wanted to send a quick email thanking you for taking the time to... Continue Reading →

A letter from a happy reader

A letter I received via email the other day regarding the book: December 13, 3012 Dear Paul Hoffman,      Thank you for writing your book about Buddy Schuhmacher.  I found it at Sam's Club about 10 days ago and bought one for myself and my family and one for a book club book exchange.  It... Continue Reading →

Pictures of Wauwatosa

I've started posting photos of Wauwatosa areas that relate to the story of Buddy Schumacher's disappearance and murder. The first ones I posted concern the area where Buddy was headed when he disappeared ... the ominous-sounding Blackridge, an area that the Wauwatosa Fire Department used to flood in the 1920s and 1930s for use as... Continue Reading →

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