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Cemeteries

Women look to help cemetery rest in peace

Women look to help cemetery rest in peace

PORTAGE TOWNSHIP | Tucked between a mobile home park and the Indiana Toll Road lies the resting place of some of the area's earliest settlers.

June 15, 2013 7:16 pm Photos

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Honor those who served and still serve to keep U.S. free

If you get the chance this weekend, take in one of the many Memorial Day services for our local veterans.

May 27, 2012 12:00 am
Girl Scouts log hundreds of volunteer hours to preserve Oak Hill burial records

Girl Scouts log hundreds of volunteer hours to preserve Oak Hill burial records

Girl Scouts of Troop 10051 are counting and cataloging the Oak Hill Cemetery burial records in a computer program to make grave site information more accessible to the public.

April 16, 2012 9:00 am Photos

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Girl Scouts logging hundreds of volunteer hours, preserving Oak Hill burial records

Girl Scouts logging hundreds of volunteer hours, preserving Oak Hill burial records

MUNSTER | The first trip the Girl Scouts of Troop 10051 made to Hammond's Oak Hill Cemetery revealed a troubled, unkempt burial ground with more graves than the girls thought they could count.

April 15, 2012 7:00 pm Photos

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Tardy burials under investigation at Homewood-area cemetery

HOMEWOOD | The Homewood Memorial Gardens cemetery came under investigation this weekend after a complaint about 11 unburied caskets.

April 14, 2012 8:00 pm
Coroner: Additional bones found at Oak Hill are human

Coroner: Additional bones found at Oak Hill are human

HAMMOND | Three additional bones found Wednesday during an excavation of a cemetery dirt pile are human, the Lake County coroner's office confirmed Friday.

March 16, 2012 5:30 pm
More bones found in troubled section of Oak Hill Cemetery

More bones found in troubled section of Oak Hill Cemetery

HAMMOND | North Township maintenance crews found three more bones Wednesday in a dirt berm near an area where five human bones were found Sunday at embattled Oak Hill Cemetery.

March 14, 2012 6:30 pm Photos

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Trustee to investigate unearthed bones at Oak Hill Cemetery

Trustee to investigate unearthed bones at Oak Hill Cemetery

HAMMOND | Human bones found near a dirt pile and former debris area at embattled Oak Hill Cemetery are prompting further investigation by the North Township trustee's office.

March 12, 2012 3:45 pm Photos

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Whiting offers activities to fight off the winter blahs

As the holiday season winds down, Whiting is gearing up for events to clear away the winter blahs as January and February trudge along, woefully waiting for spring.

January 05, 2012 12:00 am
Calls for immediate change at Oak Hill Cemetery going unanswered

Calls for immediate change at Oak Hill Cemetery going unanswered

HAMMOND | The granddaughters of a couple buried in Hammond's Oak Hill Cemetery say they were heartbroken after learning last week that their grandparents' graves have been unmarked for at least 19 years.

November 13, 2011 8:00 pm

Cemeteries are home to Halloween ghosts and legends

This is the season for hobgoblins and spooks and cemeteries, anything that scares the bejeebers out of us.

October 22, 2010 12:00 am
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