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Leaving a legacy is something important for everyone

Leaving a legacy is something important for everyone

Oftentimes, I sit back and ponder what legacy I will leave my children. How will anyone see what I have accomplished and how will I be remembered?

October 24, 2014 12:00 am

Chamber adds crafters to antiques and collectibles show

Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce is seeking vendors for its annual Fall Antique & Collectibles Show at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 889 S. Court St., Crown Point.

October 23, 2014 12:00 am

From classical music to classic Halloween horrors, Whiting is in the mix

Two wildly diverse entertainment opportunities coming up in the Whiting area show the diversity of the community and its interests - a Chorus Angelorum concert and the Whiting FOP Haunted Hayride for Halloween.

October 23, 2014 12:00 am

Hobart plans trick or treat fun downtown and in neighborhoods

The City of Hobart invites residents to bring their costumed children to a fun-filled Trick or Treat with Downtown Merchants event from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday. A DJ and activities will be located in the multi-purpose lot at Third and Main streets. Refreshments will be served and Main Street me…

October 22, 2014 12:00 am

Fall fun and fundraisers planned for Schererville

Leaves are changing colors and dropping to the ground, we have had a frost, and any hope that summer may show up this year is gone. But, here are some events planned around the Town of Schererville as you enjoy autumn.

October 22, 2014 12:00 am
All ages find it’s Fun to Learn @ the Library

All ages find it’s Fun to Learn @ the Library

At the Cedar Lake branch of the Lake County Public Library, we often add the catch phrase, ‘It’s Always Fun @ the Library!’ to our handouts.

October 20, 2014 12:00 am

Ghosts, books, giggly stories and Chicago trip planned

Adults will enjoy listening to local author Mark Marimen as he presents “Ghost Tales of Indiana” at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Crown Point Community Library, 122 N. Main St. Enjoy the spooky atmosphere, cider and festive treats.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am
Women’s volunteer service group to convene in Merrillville

Women’s volunteer service group to convene in Merrillville

The Central Area of the Links will gather at the Radisson Hotel Star Plaza in Merrillville for the 2014 Central Area Leadership Summit. In addition to providing hands-on leadership training and transformational program opportunities to Links members Friday through Sunday, the organization wi…

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

Perspective puts history in its place and makes it come alive

“I do not pretend to understand the moral universe; the arc is a long one, my eye reaches but little ways; I cannot calculate the curve and complete the figure by the experience of sight; I can divine it by conscience. And from what I see I am sure it bends towards justice.”

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

Chamber hosts Meet the Candidates Nights at library

All are welcome to attend Meet the Candidate Nights on from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at the Lake County Public Library, 1919 W. U.S. 30, Merrillville.

October 16, 2014 12:00 am

'Shrek' and the gang come to life on Marian Theatre Guild stage

Many, many years ago my favorite TV program was "Rocky the Flying Squirrel" and my favorite section of the show was the "Fractured Fairy Tales" narrated by Sir Edward Everett Horton. He was a famous character actor going way back to the 1930's, but his voice was always recognizable.

October 16, 2014 12:00 am

There's still time to shop at garage sales in Hobart

There is still time to visit a garage sale or two before winter arrives. Hobart's First Unitarian Church, Fifth and Main streets, offers shopping from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the Fellowship Hall at the back of the church. Any questions, contact Rosalind Davil…

October 15, 2014 12:00 am
Enjoy brews, games and live entertainment at Munster Ale Fest

Enjoy brews, games and live entertainment at Munster Ale Fest

Join the Town of Munster on Saturday for the inaugural Munster Ale Fest at Centennial Park.

October 13, 2014 12:00 am

Chili supper and chili cook-off set for Crown Point

St. Christopher Episcopal Church, 12718 Marshall St., Crown Point, will host a free Chill Supper from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am

Domestic violence is an issue that needs attention every day

The news cycle comes and goes. Today, it is ISIS terrorists in Syria and Ebola in Dallas, tomorrow – who knows?

October 12, 2014 12:00 am
Enjoy brews, games and live entertainment at Munster Ale Fest

Enjoy brews, games and live entertainment at Munster Ale Fest

Join the Town of Munster on Saturday for the inaugural Munster Ale Fest at Centennial Park.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am

Cash instead of credit - try it for a month

Have you ever been standing in your favorite coffee shop waiting to pay for your favorite beverage, and noticed the number of customers that use their credit card for their purchase instead of cash -- particularly if the coffee shop happens to be in Chicago, where the percentage of credit ca…

October 10, 2014 12:00 am

Local ghost stories presented by Haunted Indiana author

Is the Old Lake Courthouse haunted? Do ghosts wander local cemeteries? Find out at 7 p.m. Saturday, inside the covered bridge at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 889 S., Court St., Crown Point, as Hometown Happenings presents “True Ghost Stories of Northwest Indiana” with Haunted Indiana series …

October 09, 2014 12:00 am

Whiting all about old photos, monkeys, iceboxes and music

At our recent Whiting-Robertsdale Historical Society ID Day, held during an extremely nippy Oktoberfest, we were able to add about 75 new identities to people in the museum's photo collection.

October 09, 2014 12:00 am
Foundation offers matching funds opportunity until end of year

Foundation offers matching funds opportunity until end of year

“Community is much more than belonging to something; it’s about doing something together that makes belonging matter.”

October 08, 2014 12:00 am
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