Enjoy live entertainment, a chili cook-off, a pie eating contest, a bean bag tournament and more during Crown Point’s Oktoberfest. The annual festival will take over the square from 3 to 11 p.m. Saturday.
My earliest recollections of the way that war comes home were in the early 1970s. I remember the images on the TV screen each evening as soldiers came home from Vietnam, first in small waves followed by a trickle.
Fall is here and there is plenty of fun in Crown Point. Mayor David Uran and Crown Brewing will host Octoberfest from 3 to 11 p.m. Saturday on South Main St., south of the downtown square. To make room, the Farmers Market will move to the municipal parking lot north of the Crown Point Post O…
“Runners, take your marks. Get set. Go!” These words will resound from the campus of Campagna Academy on Saturday, Oct. 18, as runners and walkers from around the region gather for our ninth annual Run for the Roses 5K Run/2.5 Mile Family Walk & Kids Fun Run.
USDA Deputy Undersecretary Butch Blazer met with East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland and representatives of state agencies this week to discuss the city's plans for Jeorse Beach.
The Urban League of Northwest Indiana Inc. will host a Diversity and Inclusion Symposium from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 14 at Purdue University Calumet, 2200 169th St. in Hammond, and a Diversity and Inclusion Awards Luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 19, 2015, at Avalon Manor, 3550 E. U.S. 30, Hobart.
Just about to rip September's page off my calendar as I look forward to my favorite month of the year.
Thursday is the last day you can visit Schererville’s Redar Park Farmers Market this year. The closing of the outdoor market is kind of a sad reminder that winter is almost here. Yes, I know, it’s just the beginning of fall, with pumpkins and mums starting to make their appearance, but you k…
Rebuilding Together Day is Saturday for Hobart/Lake Station, concentrating on residents of both communities who need help maintaining their homes.
Summer is winding down, and many gardeners find their thoughts turning to next year. The Crown Point Garden Club will host a Perennial Plant and Rummage Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday at 326 S. Main St., Crown Point.
As we approach mid-term elections nationwide, we would do well to remember that in spite of events, the work of a democracy must go on.
Enjoy all things pumpkin, including pumpkin decorating, pumpkin bowling and pumpkin putt-putt golf; hay rides; a car show; live entertainment; food, arts and crafts vendors; and living history presentations by Company B 20th Regiment Indiana Infantry Civil War re-enactors at a Civil War enca…
Blast off with the Space Race 5K Run & 2K Walk this Sunday at 9 a.m. at the Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana on the campus of Purdue University Calumet in Hammond.
(Editor' note: This is the second part of a column about the newly-discovered diary of a 1914-18 Whiting High School student.)
Hobart’s first Brews & Blues Fest welcomes local breweries from Indiana and beyond to Festival Park, 111 E. Old Ridge Road, on Saturday.
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?
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…
“I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.”
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…
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.
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