VALPARAISO | The departure of Community and Staff Specialist Christine Hisick has the city deciding how many of her three hats to fill.
VALPARAISO | The city is looking for seniors or others who need help raking leaves for pickup.
VALPARAISO | A request to lower the speed limit on Lincolnway to 25 mph through the downtown led to a discussion at Tuesday's meeting of the city's Traffic and Safety Committee of whether the speed limit on all unposted roads should be 25.
VALPARAISO | It was beginning to look like someone put a curse on the city's effort to start community gardens to grow vegetables for needy families.
VALPARAISO | When the frost is on the pumpkins this fall, some of those pumpkins will be growing in the city-sponsored Garden for Others.
There are women who let things happen, and then there are women who make things happen. It's a trait not isolated by gender, but let's talk about the ladies this time, in honor of Women's History Month.
Christine Hisick is the community and staff specialist for the city of Valparaiso.
VALPARAISO | It takes a lot of work to maintain the natural beauty of Vale Park Road between Valparaiso Street and Campbell Street, and the city is looking for volunteers to help keep the road looking good.
When one person performs an act of kindness, it can create a powerful spring force of positive actions and reactions from it, and to it. Imagine if an entire city took part. What kind of effect would that have on us right here where we live?
VALPARAISO | You don't have to wait 11 1/2 months to get into the Christmas spirit again.
VALPARAISO | It took a little longer than expected to appoint the members of the revamped city Advisory Human Relations Council, but the group will waste no time in holding its first meeting.
VALPARAISO | The two-minute vacation needs a maid.
As part of its effort to highlight its 2010-11 class, the Society of Innovators of Northwest Indiana has selected Russell Edwards and Christine Hisick as its July Innovators of the Month.
We look forward to March for the hints of spring it brings. We're reminded that there's still green grass under that snow, and we're reminded of how far we have come during Women's History Month.
VALPARAISO | Spring cleaning is about to take on a whole new meaning in Valparaiso.
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