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Free showings of "Rise Above the Mark" slated for April 30 at Chesterton and Hobart High Schools

HOBART | FREE SHOWING!!!

April 10, 2014 3:51 pm

Griffith High School presents Willy Wonka this weekend

Griffith High School presents Willy Wonka this weekend

GRIFFITH | The tale of Willy Wonka's magical candy factory comes to life in Griffith, Indiana this weekend. A full cast performs the character…

April 10, 2014 11:49 am Related

Veterans, friends and family celebrate life

Veterans, friends and family celebrate life

HAMMOND | Celebration of Life, a dinner by Webbhouse Inc., was held at The Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 2…

April 02, 2014 11:46 am

Indiana Teacher Receives National Award

Indiana Teacher Receives National Award

KANSAS CITY | The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. (VFW) is pleased to announce Tom Clark, a history teacher at Lake Central High School i…

March 25, 2014 4:42 pm

3 local after-school programs earn grants

Three region after-school programs are among 53 in the state to win 21st Century Community Learning Center grants.

March 24, 2014 7:30 pm

St. Mary Catholic School hosting CYO Spelling Bee April 29

CROWN POINT | St. Mary Catholic Community School in Crown Point is hosting the CYO Spelling Bee on Tuesday, April 29 at 6:30 PM.  This is thei…

March 21, 2014 12:59 pm

State releases audit report on Lighthouse schools

GARY | No glaring errors were reported in a state audit of three Lake County schools operated by Lighthouse Academies of Indiana Inc.

March 15, 2014 5:45 pm

Students and parents learn the benefits of healthy meals

Students and parents learn the benefits of healthy meals

HAMMOND | Centier Bank's Hammond Community Advisory Panel, along with Purdue University Calumet's Hospitality and Tourism Center, hosted a pai…

March 07, 2014 12:00 am

Hobart High School hosts College Fair March 11

HOBART | Hobart High School will be host a College Fair on Tuesday, March 11 from 6 to 7 p.m. in the gymnasium, 2211 E. 10th Street.

March 06, 2014 5:07 pm

Former NASA team leader and Brickie returns to inspire students

Former NASA team leader and Brickie returns to inspire students

HOBART | Former NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) team member Michelle Ham has a great passion for education. She is even mo…

March 06, 2014 12:39 pm Photos

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Annual Kidz Clozet sale slated for Saturday, March 8

Annual Kidz Clozet sale slated for Saturday, March 8

MUNSTER | Frank H. Hammond Elementary School will host its 3rd Annual Spring Kidz Clozet Sale from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, March 8 in the g…

March 03, 2014 1:50 pm

Sheriff Buncich announces college scholarship program

CROWN POINT | Sheriff John Buncich announced the Lake County Sheriff’s Department is providing two $500 college scholarships to local students…

February 27, 2014 1:20 pm

Students and parents learn the benefits of healthy meals

Students and parents learn the benefits of healthy meals

HAMMOND | Centier Bank's Hammond Community Advisory Panel, along with Purdue University Calumet's Hospitality and Tourism Center, hosted an in…

February 25, 2014 4:05 pm

Ice hockey returns to Bishop Noll

Ice hockey returns to Bishop Noll

HAMMOND | Bishop Noll Institute (BNI) is bringing back its ice hockey program for the 2014-15 school year, Principal Craig Stafford announced today.

February 25, 2014 3:49 pm

IDOE offers options to make up snow days

The state is giving local school districts a variety of options for snow makeup days.

February 14, 2014 12:00 am

Lake County Master Gardener announce 2014-15 scholarship program

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Master Gardeners are pleased to announce that they are continuing their scholarship program for the 2014-15 acad…

February 04, 2014 2:39 pm

BNI entrance exams slated for Saturday

BNI entrance exams slated for Saturday

HAMMOND | Bishop Noll Institute will conduct its second entrance exam for the Class of 2018 this Saturday, Feb. 1, at 8 a.m. at the school, 15…

January 31, 2014 12:08 pm

Former Latin King member on a mission to save youth

Former Latin King member on a mission to save youth

HAMMOND | Former Latin King member Patrick Sabaitis still walks the streets of Maywood Avenue and Indiana Street just east of the Calumet Brid…

January 12, 2014 7:45 am Video Photos

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M & M Ross Productions presents "Spamalot" Jan. 10-18

M & M Ross Productions presents "Spamalot" Jan. 10-18

MERRILLVILLE | M & M Ross Production proudly presents "Spamalot," the obnoxiously fun tale of King Arthur and his entourage of valiant, an…

January 10, 2014 2:00 pm Video Photos

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Top 20, Inc. makes comeback in E.C. community

Top 20, Inc. makes comeback in E.C. community

EAST CHICAGO | In partnership with the School City, Top 20, Inc., a girls mentoring program, will host Mother/Daughter Breakfast from 10 a.m.-…

January 08, 2014 11:15 am Photos

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Ivy Tech continues consolidation to save money

Ivy Tech continues consolidation to save money

Ivy Tech Community College on Tuesday announced the consolidation of its other regional campuses in a move similar to last year's merger of it…

January 07, 2014 7:30 pm

East Chicago hires university search team

EAST CHICAGO | A university search team including members from Purdue, Indiana, Indiana State and Ball State universities has been hired to lo…

January 01, 2014 7:30 pm

IU Northwest to celebrate Homecoming Week Jan. 21-23

IU Northwest to celebrate Homecoming Week Jan. 21-23

GARY | The Indiana University Northwest Alumni Association and the Offices of Alumni Relations and Student Activities are proud to announce th…

December 29, 2013 11:51 pm

IUN to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday with one-man play ‘Incognito’ on Jan. 22

GARY | Indiana University Northwest will celebrate the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday with a presentation of “Incognito” by Michael Sidney Fo…

December 29, 2013 11:47 pm

Open public auditions for Theatre Northwest’s ‘The Miser’ set for Jan. 21-22

GARY | Theatre Northwest, the performance company of the Indiana University Northwest Department of Performing Arts, has announced open auditi…

December 29, 2013 11:42 pm

Indiana AFT calls on state Board of Ed to work with Ritz

The president of the American Federation of Teachers Indiana said the  organization is keeping a close eye on the Indiana State Board of Educa…

December 29, 2013 9:00 pm

Mom’s Together Block Party slated for Jan. 3

LOWELL | Parents, Grandparents and other adults are invited to a Block Party with the young children in their lives. On Friday, Jan. 3, at 11:…

December 26, 2013 11:25 am

St. Catherine Hospital to host series of classes

EAST CHICAGO | St. Catherine Hospital is offering a series of education classes and registration information. For more details, call 219-392-7786.

December 26, 2013 11:01 am

IU Northwest’s Charles Gallmeier promoted to rank of ‘Chancellor’s Professor’

IU Northwest’s Charles Gallmeier promoted to rank of ‘Chancellor’s Professor’

GARY | Indiana University Northwest recently appointed Charles Gallmeier, Ph.D., as Chancellor’s Professor, a special academic title conferred…

December 10, 2013 3:45 pm

Lighthouse College Prep puts on musical review Saturday

EAST CHICAGO | Lighthouse College Preparatory Academy will present a musical review from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Antioch Church, 3902-06 Alexa…

December 06, 2013 12:00 am

Purdue Master Gardener Program Seeking New Crop of Volunteers

Purdue Master Gardener Program Seeking New Crop of Volunteers

CROWN POINT | If you want to sharpen your gardening skills and you have an interest in sharing your knowledge with others, Purdue University h…

December 03, 2013 5:13 pm

Alumnus makes substantial gift to proposed Purdue Calumet manufacturing center

Alumnus makes substantial gift to proposed Purdue Calumet manufacturing center

HAMMOND | A Purdue University Calumet alumnus and corporate manufacturing leader has made a substantial financial gift to his alma mater to ad…

November 21, 2013 12:21 pm

St. Michael students pay it forward with shoe drive

St. Michael students pay it forward with shoe drive

SCHERERVILLE | An upcoming delivery to children at the Carmelite Home stems from a simple request made of St. Michael School eighth-graders.

November 20, 2013 8:00 pm

And the Cardinals' season continues...

And the Cardinals' season continues...

EAST CHICAGO | Congratulations to the East Chicago Central Cardinals Football team (11-2) who will be advancing to Fort Wayne for semi-state a…

November 18, 2013 10:46 am Photos

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Cardinals in Regional action tonight

Cardinals in Regional action tonight

EAST CHICAGO | As the East Chicago Central Cardinals play for the Regional title, www.EastChicagoCommunity.com celebrates a magical season wit…

November 15, 2013 1:54 pm Video

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Lake County Master Gardeners announce scholarship program

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Master Gardeners are pleased to announce that they are continuing their scholarship program for the 2014-15 acad…

November 15, 2013 11:15 am

E.C. Superintendent Harding retires

EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago School Superintendent Mike Harding retired effective Wednesday.

October 29, 2013 9:30 pm

E.C. school superintendent returns to work

EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago school Superintendent Michael Harding returned to work Friday.

October 25, 2013 7:00 pm

Purdue Calumet Educational Talent Search hosts open house Oct. 19

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet’s Educational Talent Search program is hosting an open house on campus Saturday, Oct. 19 to engage high sc…

October 17, 2013 5:15 pm

The Clothesline Project featured at IU Northwest Oct. 14–25

GARY | Indiana University Northwest invites the campus and public to view The Clothesline Project Exhibit to be featured in the Moraine Studen…

October 17, 2013 5:07 pm

Nominate an inspiring teacher through Ken Allen & Associates Outstanding Teacher Program

Nominate an inspiring teacher through Ken Allen & Associates Outstanding Teacher Program

VALPARAISO | Each month Ken Allen & Associates publicly recognize outstanding teachers in both Lake and Porter counties in The Times and a…

October 15, 2013 2:42 pm

Parents and Community meeting tonight

Parents and Community meeting tonight

EAST CHICAGO | Parents and Community (PAC) will host an informational meeting at 5:30 p.m. tonight at the Central Mini-Theater, 1100 W. Columb…

October 15, 2013 2:32 pm

IDOE develops outreach division offers help to struggling schools

IDOE develops outreach division offers help to struggling schools

Indiana's education leader is not planning a state takeover of failing schools like her predecessor, and has said she doesn't support that approach.

October 13, 2013 7:00 pm

City and Schools bring Anti-Bullying message to community

City and Schools bring Anti-Bullying message to community

Dry eyes were few and far between in the auditoriums of Hobart High School and Hobart Middle School on Oct. 1 as Rachel Scott's father Darrell…

October 13, 2013 8:45 am Photos

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Kids Caring For the Community initiative brings students together

Kids Caring For the Community initiative brings students together

MERRILLVILLE | The Carpenters Local 1005 and 599 invited all Lake and Porter County public elementary schools to participate in their Kids Car…

October 10, 2013 12:14 pm

E.C. board appoints another interim superintendent

EAST CHICAGO | The School City of East Chicago board has appointed a new interim superintendent to oversee the district through this month.

October 09, 2013 6:52 pm

Challenger Learning Center plans October Second Saturday event

Challenger Learning Center plans October Second Saturday event

HAMMOND | The Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana will be hosting its Second Saturday Family Science Program on Saturday, October …

October 07, 2013 10:46 am

Bishop Melczek celebrates 93rd opening school mass at BNI

Bishop Melczek celebrates 93rd opening school mass at BNI

HAMMOND | Bishop Dale Melczek celebrated the opening school Mass on September 4 at Bishop Noll Institute. Bishop Noll begins it’s 93rd year as…

October 01, 2013 8:05 pm

Centier Encourages Local Youth to "Get Smart About Credit"

MERRILLVILLE | Employees of Centier Bank are looking for classroom opportunities to teach students at local high schools the “do’s and don’ts”…

October 01, 2013 7:29 pm

BNI hosts Alumni Tailgate on Oct. 11

BNI hosts Alumni Tailgate on Oct. 11

HAMMOND | Bishop Noll Institute will host its annual Tailgate Party on Friday, October 11. The party begins immediately after the Homecoming f…

September 30, 2013 4:46 pm


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