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Who you gonna call? When in doubt, try the library

Your local library is the place to come for great materials, fun and interesting events or classes, and easily accessible computers. And where do you go when you have questions and need help? How do you find the best resources and information for your research and education?

September 15, 2014 12:00 am

Crown Point spacewalker Jerry Ross returns for book signing

The Crown Point Community Library will host a book signing with NASA astronaut Jerry Ross from 4 to 7:45 p.m. Sept. 30. Ross has co-authored a children’s book with Susan Gunderson, "Becoming a Spacewalker; My Journey to the Stars." He is also the author of an adult book, "SpaceWalker; My Jou…

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Freedom of speech is here to stay thanks to the U.S. Constitution

“I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.”

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Exceptional service celebrated during R.O.S.E. Awards

Celebrate exceptional guest service on Sept. 24 at the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority’s annual Recognition of Service Excellence (R.O.S.E.) Awards dinner. The dinner, hosted at Avalon Manor in Hobart, will honor 12 R.O.S.E. Awards recipients and three Recognition of Industry S…

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Regional Development Authority renewal a must for 2015

Since its inception nearly 10 years ago, the Regional Development Authority has been a prolific economic development tool in Northwest Indiana, leveraging millions of dollars in local money with funds generated by the State of Indiana.

September 12, 2014 12:00 am

Dairies still tell history from a personal perspective

Are diaries a thing of the past? Today we call them "journals" and that word itself has become a verb, as in "I journal every night."

September 11, 2014 12:00 am

Liss CARSTAR grants wishes thanks to benefit golf outing

A $22,232 check was presented to Kelsey Leichtnam, representing the Make-A-Wish Foundation, by Liss CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts of Crown Point, at the company's ninth annual Charity Golf Outing benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana – Indiana Region.

September 11, 2014 12:00 am

Help feed the horses by attending EEU hog roast Sunday

Exceptional Equestrians Unlimited hosts its third annual hog roast from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at Veterans Memorial Park, south side of 73rd Avenue just west of Ind. 51 in Hobart. 

September 10, 2014 12:00 am
Ice or not - take the challenge to help your community

Ice or not - take the challenge to help your community

“Accept the challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.”

September 10, 2014 12:00 am

Hub City begins Patriot Week with brunch, ends with services

For most of us, Thursday will bring back a flood of memories - we will remember where we were and what we were doing when we heard the news the morning of  Sept. 11, 2001.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am

It looks like it's going to be a great school year - so far

When you sign up to be a parent, you sign up for all sorts of things. First, there is the diaper changing and the late nights praying for sleep between feedings and more diaper changing.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am

Space Race Run/Walk features laser light shows, simulator tours

Join the Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana on the Purdue University Calumet campus in Hammond at 9 a.m. Sept. 21 for the Space Race 5K Run/2K Walk. Participants will be able to vote for their favorite school or organization to receive a free Family Science Night. This is a Calu…

September 07, 2014 12:00 am

Splash Dance and Bizarre Bazaar keep summer alive in Hammomnd

While summer is winding down and children have returned to school, the city of Hammond still has plenty of fun planned.

September 05, 2014 12:00 am

Business seminar focuses on selling or succession

Tom Kraft, CPA, CFP and Larry Galler, business coach and columnist for The Times, will present a Business Succession Seminar from 4 to 5 p.m. Sept. 17 at First Financial Bank, 11890 Broadway, Crown Point.

September 04, 2014 12:00 am

Model boats coming to Hobart to vie for Clocktower Trophy

The City of Hobart welcomes the Indy Masters Clocktower Model Boat Race to Lake George this week. Races begin daily at 8 a.m. and continue until 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday.

September 03, 2014 12:00 am

Wacky fun reigns at Downtown Hammond Council’s Bizarre Bazaar

Explore arts and crafts, a car and motorcycle show, kids’ games and art activities, the Stuff-a-Palooza Garage Sale and more during the Downtown Hammond Council’s ninth annual Bizarre Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 20 at historic Harrison Park in downtown Hammond. For more information, …

August 31, 2014 12:00 am

Swing and sing at upcoming series of WWII music programs

Get ready to glide over to the first of three programs on "Swinging and Singing: The Magic of Music in World War II," set for 1 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Crown Point Community Library, 122 N. Main St.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am

Whether you see the results or not, all work is important

In this age of specialization, the meaning of work gets harder to explain. I know that sounds like a bunch of drivel, but think about conversations that you have with people outside of work and you will have a clearer understanding of what I mean by the meaning of work.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am

Spaghetti dinner honors founder, dedicated volunteers

Campagna Academy is hosting a very special Spaghetti Dinner from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5 to honor the 90th birthday of Campagna Academy’s late founder, the Rev. Michael Campagna.

August 29, 2014 12:00 am

Planting Possibilities hosts open house and mums sale

Planting Possibilities participants hops you will join them from 4 to 6 p.m. today at Campagna Academy, 7403 Cline Ave., Schererville for an open house. Attendees will be able to tour the hoop house, greenhouse, and “Field of Dreams” while enjoying hors d’ oeuvres and refreshments.

August 28, 2014 12:00 am
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