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GUEST COMMENTARY: Crown point schools should offer real busing options for day care

GUEST COMMENTARY: Crown point schools should offer real busing options for day care

The Crown Point School Corporation injects itself into before-school and after-school care, with preferential treatment to one child care provider to the exclusion and significant disadvantage of all others.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am

Enrollment in 1st Choice program at Hobart Family YMCA now open

HOBART | As part of the Hobart Family YMCA’s ongoing commitment to youth development, the YMCA encourages parents whose children attend an elementary school in either the School City of Hobart or River Forest Community School Corp. to enroll their children in 1st Choice School Age care.

August 12, 2013 12:00 am

Pence signs 291 new laws

INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Gov. Mike Pence has now acted on all 295 legislative proposals submitted to him by the Republican-controlled General Assembly — signing 291, allowing one to become law without his signature and vetoing three.

May 13, 2013 8:00 pm Related

Child care ministry has openings in Hobart

HOBART | Caring Heart, Open Arms Childcare and Development Ministry has immediate enrollment options for child care, summer camp, and the Fall school year for children 6 weeks to 12 years old.

May 10, 2013 12:00 am

Hobart Parents as Teachers showcases preschools Feb. 7

HOBART | Parents as Teachers will present the Showcase of Preschools from 5 to 7 p.m. on Feb. 7 at George Earle School, 400 N. Wilson St.

January 28, 2013 12:05 am

Gregg seeks prekindergarten classes, child care tax credit

INDIANAPOLIS | Democrat John Gregg on Thursday pledged to launch a state-funded prekindergarten program and provide Indiana parents a child care tax credit, if he's elected governor.

July 19, 2012 11:30 am

Miller Beach Day Camp tries to create sense of community

GARY | Organizers of the Miller Beach Day Camp hope they can create a sense of community by giving local parents a place to send kids this summer.

June 06, 2012 4:00 pm

Lynwood may get 24-hour child care center

LYNWOOD | Village officials heard an informal proposal this week from people who want to develop a 24-hour child care center in the south suburbs.

May 23, 2012 11:00 am

Ill. governor will approve child-care bailout

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | A spokeswoman says Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn will immediately approve legislation to bail out a program that subsidizes child care for working parents.

May 18, 2012 3:00 pm

Ill. House shuffles money to aid child care

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Illinois lawmakers are trying to shuffle money to keep child care services from shutting down across the state.

May 16, 2012 4:00 pm
Nanny know-how: How to find an excellent caregiver for your baby

Nanny know-how: How to find an excellent caregiver for your baby

Experts recommend that parents give themselves three months to find a nanny. It can take a while to find someone you love. Plus, it's not uncommon for there to be heated competition with other families, so the right one could get away.

April 30, 2012 9:00 am
Managing the summer child care mayhem

Managing the summer child care mayhem

When the kids are off from school, you may find yourself stressed-out, scrambling to organize an often complicated and shifting schedule of multiple camps, activities and childcare.

March 26, 2012 9:00 am

PUC's Riley Child Center maintains top quality rating

HAMMOND | For the third consecutive year, Purdue University Calumet's Charlotte R. Riley Child Center has qualified for the Paths to Quality top rating status.

February 29, 2012 12:00 am
Finding a day care you can trust

Finding a day care you can trust

It's not easy, but choosing a day care center is one of the most important decisions that a parent is going to make. Here's how to know you're choosing the best child facility for your family.

February 27, 2012 9:00 am
U.S. wants effective Alzheimer's treatment by 2025

U.S. wants effective Alzheimer's treatment by 2025

The Obama administration is developing the first National Alzheimer's Plan to provide better treatments and day-to-day care for dementia patients, and relief for their overwhelmed caregivers, too.

January 26, 2012 9:00 am

U.S. wants effective Alzheimer's treatment by 2025

Effective treatments for Alzheimer's by 2025? That's the target the government is eyeing as it develops a national strategy to tackle what could become the defining disease of a rapidly aging population.

January 22, 2012 12:00 am
Passion for children drove educator to helm of agency

Passion for children drove educator to helm of agency

Gilda Curry, of Munster, is retiring from the helm of Northwest Family Services in Hammond after 17 years.

October 17, 2011 12:00 am

Center aims to improve quality of life

HOBART | Center for Possibilities is a private, state licensed child care center with 51 years of experience serving children 2 to 6 with developmental disabilities.

August 04, 2011 12:00 am

Schererville has two-day class to teach basics of baby-sitting

SCHERERVILLE | A two-day course in Schererville will teach 11- to 15-year-olds the basics of baby-sitting.

July 25, 2010 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: The elephants in Gov. Quinn's room

Whew! Gov. Pat Quinn's new Illinois budget came along in the nick of time, just hours after the state's fiscal year began July 1 and a day before Quinn and the other state politicians headed out for a long weekend of parade appearances.

July 10, 2010 12:00 am Related
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