INDIANAPOLIS | In addition to the gaming study, Hoosier lawmakers this summer and fall will take a closer look at issues ranging from juvenile justice to digital privacy, and state-based health exchanges to bike trails.
CROWN POINT | A Gary man is accused of attacking and robbing a woman while she was riding her bicycle earlier this month on a trail between 51st and 52nd avenues, according to court records.
CROWN POINT | Work began anew this month on a trailhead being built at the Summit Street entrance to the Erie-Lackawanna Trail.
MERRILLVILLE | The Town Council approved a consulting contract with civil engineers Butler, Fairman & Seufert for right of way services associated with the second phase of Merrillville's C&O bike trail.
Sunday's Golden Spoke ceremony at the Indiana-Illinois state line not only ties together the bike trails in Lansing and Munster but also puts together a much longer trail along the old Pennsylvania Railroad route.
LANSING | Residents on both sides of the state line will have reason to celebrate at 3 p.m. Sunday when a marker is revealed to officially recognize the connection of Illinois and Indiana via the Pennsy Greenway bike trail.
HAMMOND | To honor soldiers fighting in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom, a group of veterans has banded together to create a memorial near Harrison Park.
SCHERERVILLE | Schererville is exploring projects to enhance access to the Erie Lackawanna bike trail and extend the Pennsy Greenway path.
CROWN POINT | Construction is expected to start in the fall on the first of two trail heads planned for the Crown Point leg of the Erie Lackawanna bike trail, officials said.
A rendering prepared by the firm Butler Fairman Seufert depicts the roundabout and trailhead proposed for the 93rd Avenue entrance to the Crown Point leg of the Erie Lackawanna bike trail, near the Lake County Government Complex.
A trail head proposed for the Summit Street entrance to the Crown Point leg of the Erie Lackawanna bike trail is shown in this rendering by the firm Butler Fairman Seufert.
Several of my columns have addressed the positive economic value of parks and recreation. Not only here, but I make it a practice at public speaking engagements to highlight the economics of parks and recreation.
Indiana has a reputation for not being bike-friendly, but Northwest Indiana is an exception.
Bob Huffman bikes through the region weekly. The 69-year-old Munster resident uses local bike trails to ride to Glenwood and Merrillville to meet his wife for breakfast.
Bob Huffman, 69, has been riding his bicycle in Northwest Indiana for 40 years. He says, in recent years, trails for bikes have improved.
Bob Huffman, 69, has been biking in Northwest Indiana for 40 years.
Sign for the bike trail near Torrence in Lansing.
Bob Huffman bikes each week from his home in Munster to a restaurant in Merrillville, 14 miles, to meet his wife for breakfast. Huffman, 69, has been biking in Northwest Indiana for 40 years and says trails for bicyclists have improved in recent years.
Highland is one of the many communities that contributes to what is right in the region. As a 102-year-old incorporated community, Highland is finding new life pursuing redevelopment and economic development as well as reinvesting in its quality of life resources cherished by residents and n…
HIGHLAND | Keep busy this month with the Highland Parks and Recreation Department. Cal (219) 838-0114 for more information. Here are some upcoming activities:
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