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Merrillville is a great place to shop, eat, visit, live

Merrillville is a great place to shop, eat, visit, live

Marc Foss, left, and Nick Abbott, both 18 and of Hammond look at shoes last August at Plato's Closet store in Merrillville's Century Plaza. Merrillville has become a shopping mecca.

July 28, 2013 12:00 am
Back to School Salavation Army Kids Back-to-School Shopping Program

Back to School Salavation Army Kids Back-to-School Shopping Program

Gary and Merrillville kids in the Salvation Army kids summer and after school program shop for school clothing Friday at the Target store in Highland. Eight local students visited the Target store after being awarded an $81 Target GiftCard to purchase much-needed back-to-school supplies.

July 20, 2013 12:01 am
8 children get gift cards to help buy school supplies

8 children get gift cards to help buy school supplies

HIGHLAND | Eight children gathered among the red carts and giant pencil cut-outs at the Target retail store in Highland, excited to join a bustle of shopping for school supplies.

July 19, 2013 5:30 pm Photos

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Convocation aims to inspire Gary teachers

Convocation aims to inspire Gary teachers

Indiana Sen. Earline Rogers, D-Gary, chats Monday with Darrell "Coach D" Andrews before the start of the Back-to-School Convocation hosted by the Gary Community School Corp.

August 13, 2012 2:04 pm
Convocation aims to inspire Gary teachers

Convocation aims to inspire Gary teachers

Teachers and staff hold hands as Bishop Norman Hairston delivers the Invocation at the Back-to-School Convocation hosted by the Gary Community School Corp. Monday.

August 13, 2012 2:04 pm
Convocation aims to inspire Gary teachers

Convocation aims to inspire Gary teachers

Bishop Norman Hairston delivers the invocation Monday at the Back-to-School Convocation hosted by the Gary Community School Corp.

August 13, 2012 2:04 pm
Convocation aims to inspire Gary teachers

Convocation aims to inspire Gary teachers

Master of ceremonies Mark Spencer preps the crowd Monday at the Back-to-School Convocation hosted by the Gary Community School Corp.

August 13, 2012 2:04 pm
Back to school shopping

Back to school shopping

Aubriel Chillers, 15, of Sauk Village, checks the length of a pair of jeans Tuesday at Plato's Closet. Business at the Merrillville store is brisk this time of year. "It's like our Christmas," said manager Nancy Garcia.

August 07, 2012 4:28 pm
Back to school shopping

Back to school shopping

Shoppers line up to pay for items Tuesday at Plato's Closet. Business at the Merrillville store is brisk this time of year. "It's like our Christmas," said manager Nancy Garcia.

August 07, 2012 4:28 pm
Back to school shopping

Back to school shopping

Charlene Chillers looks through jeans Tuesday among the shoes at Plato's Closet in Merrillville as she shops for back-to-school clothes for her children.

August 07, 2012 4:28 pm
Back to school shopping, Plato's Closet

Back to school shopping, Plato's Closet

Marc Foss, left, and Nick Abbott, both 18 and of Hammond, look at shoes Tuesday at the Plato's Closet in Merrillville as they do some shopping for back-to-school wear. Business at the Merrillville store is brisk this time of year. "It's like our Christmas," said manager Nancy Garcia.

August 07, 2012 4:28 pm
Back to school shopping, Plato's Closet

Back to school shopping, Plato's Closet

Christina Flores, right, of Crown Point shows her friend, Marlana Emiliano, left, a shirt that she tried on Tuesday at Plato's Closet in Merrillville. Christina, 22, will be goin to Ball State University in the fall.

August 07, 2012 4:28 pm
Students help Bishop Noll gets ready for back-to-school

Students help Bishop Noll gets ready for back-to-school

Seniors Javier Garcia, left, and Nick Skurka recycle paper recently as Bishop Noll Institute gets ready for the 2011-12 school year to begin.

August 07, 2011 6:15 pm
Local parents take advantage of vouchers

Local parents take advantage of vouchers

Sylvia Thomas, of Gary, said her daughter NyCole became stressed out and physically ill last year as a freshman at Gary's Roosevelt Career and Technical Academy. NyCole's supposedly advanced classes had many students not at the same level, Thomas said.

August 07, 2011 6:15 pm Photos

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Clinics offering back-to-school health fair through Aug. 12

LAKE STATION | NorthShore Health Centers is offering a back-to-school health fair through Aug. 12.

August 03, 2011 12:00 am

University needs help filling backpacks

MERRILLVILLE | University of Phoenix's Northwest Indiana campus invites the public to take part in its back-to-school drive, a national effort by the university to provide new school supplies to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

July 28, 2010 12:00 am
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