Have you ever wondered where your ancestors came from? Have you ever thought about "growing" your family tree?
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.”
Spring is just around the corner, although you can't tell it by the weather. Mark your calendars for the great events coming up in Hammond.
Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce will recognize businesses that have been chamber members for 25 years or more in five-year increments at a buffet lunch at 11:30 a.m. March 18 at the Star Plaza Theatre, 8001 Delaware Place, Merrillville.
As most people know, in 1889 Standard Oil broke ground (after quietly buying up property cheap) for a new refinery outside the Chicago city limits. An army of carpenters erected 85 houses for the skilled workmen coming here from the company's Eastern refineries. Thus began the area later kno…
Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Christian Lenten season. Members of all faiths are invited to worship together from 12:05 to 12:25 p.m. Mondays through April 7 at Community Lenten Worship Services followed by a soup lunch at 12:30 p.m., at First United Methodist Church, 654 E. F…
In honor of the start of Women’s History Month and my own dear Mom, in retirement in the warm climes of Arizona, I present to you the lessons she taught me over the years.
You know spring is right around the corner when Crown Point's chapter of Tri Kappa begins selling its handmade chocolate eggs.
No individuals are more cherished in this world than those who share their time and talent as volunteers. As we address the power one individual has to create ripples of change and ripples of hope in our communities, I encourage you to consider volunteering your time and talent at Campagna Academy.
Old man winter has not been kind to Northwest Indiana this year.
This Sunday is the first Sunday of March, but many of us in Whiting will remember it as the last Sunday at three of our Catholic churches.
Methodist Hospitals will offer a health education series for women called Healthy Night Out with the Girls at 5:30 p.m. on select Thursdays at the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center on the Southlake Campus, Pavilion A second floor, 101 E. 87th Ave., Merrillville.
I am sure some of you are suffering from cabin fever. But a wonder if any of you have caught what I have come down with - reverse cabin fever.
For a hearty meal, attend the 27th annual Mama Mia Spaghetti Dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Bridget Parish Center, Second and Main streets, Hobart.
When next this column appears in print, it will be Women’s History Month, so I thought what the heck, close enough.
Looking for something fun to do? Trinity Lutheran Church and School in Crown Point will host “A Night of Abundant Blessings” on March 21 at Avalon Manor, 3550 E. U.S. 30, Hobart. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and dinner will be served at 7.
Newspapers are filled with stories about what the Calumet Region will do with its rich land. The next invasion should be the elbowing into the region of lusty information age companies.
Last week Munster said farewell to a true public servant, Fire Chief and Director of Operations James J. Knesek Sr.
The Urban League of Northwest Indiana will present its second annual Diversity and Inclusion Awards Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. March 20 at Avalon Manor, 3550 E. U.S. 30, Hobart.
It's evidently report card time again. That was always a time of high anxiety if you went to a parochial school.
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