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Arbor Day

Memorial tree plantings questioned; councilman walks out of meeting

MERRILLVILLE | Town Councilman Richard Hardaway walked out of Tuesday's meeting after memorial trees set to be planted in honor of his deceased relatives were questioned by Council President Carol Miano.

May 16, 2014 5:32 pm

East Chicago plants a tree for Arbor Day celebration

EAST CHICAGO |  East Chicago celebrates Arbor Day with a tree planting ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday.

April 24, 2014 12:05 am

Easter means golumpkis, Earth Day and Arbor Day

This is one of those columns that I think should be taped to the refrigerator door or pinned to the bulletin board. Not because its a Pulitzer Prize-winning piece of literature, but as an important reminder of why we like April so much.

April 20, 2014 12:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, April 3, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, April 3, 2014

The Round Barn in Baroda is one of 50 "Michigan Companies to Watch," Michigan City's SSAA throws a banquet tomorrow and enthusiastic tree planters, with work gloves and spade shovels, are needed at Meadowlark in Valpo next weekend for a "reforestation."--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher a…

April 02, 2014 12:00 am
Arbor Day sprouts saplings

Arbor Day sprouts saplings

LaPorte County Landscaping workers plant one of six trees on the south end of Knickerbocker Parkway on Monday as part of the city's Arbor Day celebration.

April 29, 2013 2:41 pm
Arbor Day sprouts saplings

Arbor Day sprouts saplings

Workers from LaPorte County Landscaping plant a tree Monday on Knickerbocker Parkway as part of Hammond's Arbor Day celebration. NIPSCO donated the six trees planted on the south end of the parkway. Last week, the Hammond Parks Foundation donated 18 trees that were planted north on Knickerbocker.

April 29, 2013 2:28 pm

Valpo Tree City USA honor made in the shade

VALPARAISO | For several years the city has earned the Tree City USA designation from the state's Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry, but in 2012 it went one step farther.

April 22, 2013 12:00 am Related
Valparaiso Arbor Day Celebration

Valparaiso Arbor Day Celebration

Valparaiso will commemorate Arbor Day on Friday, April 26 with fruit tree plantings at Foundation Meadows Park. The trees are being donated and planted by Mothers & More of Porter County. The ceremony will take place at 10:00 a.m. near the Community Garden which is at 3201 N Campbell nex…

April 17, 2013 4:53 pm
Town honors several with memorial trees

Town honors several with memorial trees

MERRILLVILLE | Town leaders on Friday presented many environmental benefits trees provide, but some trees planted during Merrillville's Arbor Day celebration serve an additional purpose.

May 11, 2012 7:50 pm Photos

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Merrillville is again designated Tree City USA community

MERRILLVILLE | Merrillville has been named a Tree City USA community for the second year, the Arbor Day Foundation recently announced.

May 06, 2012 12:00 am

South Holland hosts cleanup and Arbor Day event May 12

SOUTH HOLLAND | The village will host a Take a Bite out of Grime cleanup and an Arbor Day event on May 12, officials announced.

April 30, 2012 7:05 pm
East Chicago Celebrates Arbor Day

East Chicago Celebrates Arbor Day

EAST CHICAGO | The Parks & Recreation Department planted a tree today in honor of Arbor Day and dedicated it to all the Senior Citizens of our fine city. The tree was planted at the Roxana Senior Citizen Center located at 900 Shell Street in East Chicago, Indiana.

April 30, 2012 12:23 am
PHIL WIELAND: Tree's company when celebrating Earth Day

PHIL WIELAND: Tree's company when celebrating Earth Day

I will celebrate Arbor Day today by hugging my trees and putting a curse on the emerald ash borer.

April 27, 2012 12:00 am

Arbor Day in East Chicago

EAST CHICAGO |The City of East Chicago will hold a tree planting ceremony at 11 a.m. April 27. At the Senior Citizens Building located at 900 Shell Street, in honor of Arbor Day and the city's ninth year as a Tree City USA.

April 26, 2012 1:24 pm

Valparaiso to mark Arbor Day on Friday at Fairgrounds Park

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso Mayor Jon Costas will commemorate Arbor Day on Friday by planting a tree at Fairgrounds Park. A Kentucky coffee tree will replace an ash at 10 a.m. at the south end of the concession stand.

April 25, 2012 12:00 am

Head to the Cedar Lake parks this Spring

Cedar Lake Parks and Recreation Department is busy this spring, having just wrapped up spring break and Easter activities. Soccer and other outdoor activities are slated:

April 13, 2012 12:00 am
POTW April 24-April 30 - Arbor Day tree planting

POTW April 24-April 30 - Arbor Day tree planting

Zachary Bloom, right, Gillian Wood, center, and James Collins along with other Woodland Park preschool students toss some dirt on a tree that they planted in honor of Arbor Day at Woodland Park in Portage Thursday.

May 02, 2011 3:42 pm
The right shade of green at Elliott

The right shade of green at Elliott

Cutting Edge Lawn and Landscape worker Mario Tavars watches as Elliot Elementary School students, from left, third-graders Collin Garmon, Annie Foriet, Melody Deering, second-grader Elizabeth Woodward and kindergartner Peyton Johnson set to fill a red maple tree with dirt at the school's cel…

May 01, 2011 12:00 am
The right shade of green at Elliott

The right shade of green at Elliott

Elliot Elementary School custodian James Soy unrolls the Arbor Day's Tree City USA flag with the help of, from left, Cayden Baltensberger, Finley Hawk and Jonathan Del Real as they celebrate Arbor Day on Friday morning by raising the flag.

May 01, 2011 12:00 am
The right shade of green at Elliott

The right shade of green at Elliott

MUNSTER | Elliott Elementary schoolchildren on Friday got to see conservation firsthand with the planting of six red maple trees in the back of their school that will in time provide shade for classrooms and lower electricity bills.

May 01, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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