LYNWOOD | As a thunderstorm moved in Tuesday afternoon, Gov. Pat Quinn and dozens of state and local officials gathered to break ground for a $29.6 million major grade separation of the Canadian National tracks along U.S. 30.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, fourth from the right, joins in ceremoniously turning the soil during a groundbreaking Tuesday morning near Chillon Drive in Lynwood for a grade separation bridge overpass project that will take U.S. 30 over the Canadian National railroad tracks. Quinn was joined by …
EAST CHICAGO | Some members of the East Chicago City Council said they had questions about the use of the Region STOP Team, so they asked Police Chief Mark Becker to join them at a meeting.
As the new school year arrives, the Lake County Public Library would like families to be aware how important a library card can be. That is why the American Library Association observes September as National Library Card Sign-up Month.
DYER | An official from South Shore Clean Cities made an initial visit to Dyer in June to talk about Dyer’s new “clean status.”
St. Francis Centers, with locations in Dyer and Hammond, offer adolescent residential treatment programs for teens who may be unsuccessful unless in a highly structured and controlled environment. There are two levels of care provided and families are given an active role in the process.
St. Francis Centers, with locations in Dyer and Hammond, provide a comfortable setting for adolescent residential treatment programs for teens. Referrals are accepted from both public and private sources.
MUNSTER | The town is stepping up financially in its support for the South Shore Line extension.
DYER | A pickup truck crashed into the Galleria Building at U.S. 30 and Church Street in Dyer early Tuesday, sending three juveniles to hospitals.
DYER | The first phase of a planted land barrier along the CN rail tracks is ready to go out to bid.
GARY | Local organizations are having fundraisers this month for the family of slain Gary Patrolman Jeffery Westerfield.
MERRILLVILLE | Meals on Wheels invites interested volunteers candidates to attend a Volunteer Orientation and Training Session at the Meals on Wheels Community Room, 8446 Virginia St. A one-hour session will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday and 1:30 p.m. Thursday. Applicants will have an opport…
HIGHLAND | Johnathan Karahalios had wanted a puppy forever. His mother, however, was never really on board with the idea after having bad experiences with dogs.
Jennifer Paswinski’s new uniform design is bringing the flair of the 1950s back to Highland's Blue Top Drive-In.
MUNSTER | Community Hospital Auxiliary has awarded 45 scholarships, for $2,000 each, to eligible children of hospital employees studying for careers in the health care field. The awards were presented by the Community Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship Committee.
For decades, the National Night Out program has served as a way to promote safe neighborhoods and strengthen community relationships with emergency personnel.
ST. JOHN | As Lake Central School Corp. begins a new academic year on Tuesday, construction crews are putting the finishing touches on various construction projects and are in full swing on others.
DYER | Streets in town with the worst ratings could be fixed for $4.1 million if no infrastructure work is involved.
Kevin Elkins and Virginia Dobrzeniecki are special to Franciscan St. Margaret Health in similar and varying ways. Both were honored at an annual employee recognition banquet for those who have served the Dyer and Hammond hospital campuses five years or more.
DYER | The town is expecting an increase of roughly $80,000 for 2015 and Clerk-Treasurer Pat Hawrot wants some direction from department heads about where the money should be allocated.
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