Seven minutes. I was seven minutes late to buy my chance at hundreds of millions of dollars.
There was a palpable buzz in the air as the crowd waving flags on the sidelines anticipated the coming procession. Upwards of 85 veterans of World War II, men and women from the Pacific and European theaters, escorted by honor guards, would be coming down the main concourse any minute. .
St. John’s United Church of Christ, 1288 S. Indiana Ave., Crown Point, will host its free Breakfast and Blessings from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
To paraphrase Munster School Superintendent Richard Sopko after last week's successful school referendum, “We won one for the kids!”
Show your support for the Merrillville Boys and Girls Club on Saturday as members of the club will be selling hot dogs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.at Strack & Van Til store, 7201 Taft, Merrillville. All proceeds benefit the programs of the Merrillville club.
It's here. This Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. the 13th annual Garage Mahal will fill the city of Whiting.
Hobart American Legion Post 54 installed new officers for the 2013-14 term last week with a meeting and light refreshments served by Auxiliary Unit 54.
Moms everywhere are waking up to open this newspaper and take their minds off of the day ahead . Many will have their own Mother’s Day to celebrate, but also a celebration of their own mother’s work.
Happy Mother's Day to all moms today!
You'll find Whiting in the "pink" this month as the city embraces events to fight breast cancer with what is officially known as a "Paint the Town Pink" campaign.
Walter Cook Insurance Agency invites you to join them from 5 to 7 p.m. today as they celebrate the remodeling of its office at 7199 Broadway, Merrillville.
“Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.”
Call this morning to grab a reservation for the Hobart Chamber of Commerce's monthly membership luncheon at noon today at County Line Orchard, 200 S. County Line Road, Hobart. The orchard's plans for growth and expansion this year will be discussed. Cost is $15 per person. Call (219) 942-5774.
The Hub Run will begin at 2 p.m. today at the downtown square. This 5K/2K is a CRS Gold Cup Series race. Cost to register today is $25 for all ages.
Barb, my wife, left a section of the newspaper open on the dining room table the other day. The top headline didn’t interest me, and she had to literally open the paper up along the fold. There, staring me in the face, was another sign of my age, a link to the past.
Porter County Parks Department is working on construction of a park in south county. I am overjoyed about this project — it is long overdue! The Dunn's Bridge boat launch is currently the only county facility along the Kankakee River in Porter County.
Summer concerts are just around the corner and a packed schedule of spring events and activities in Hammond this month is ready to roll.
Hometown Happenings will be hosting the Beast Boot Camp 5K Race at 9 a.m. May 11 at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 889 S. Court St., Crown Point.
The folks in Whiting had a ball last Saturday, a tennis ball that is, as they celebrated the christening of the new Piatek Tennis Courts. Special guest was world champion Mary Lou Piatek-Daniels. The verse on the beautiful memorial board is "from Whiting to Wimbledon" and this daughter of th…
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 54 is hosting a Crazy Bunco Party at 1 p.m. Sunday at American Legion Post 54, 208 S. Linda St., Hobart.
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