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Earth Day

Second-graders team up with Walmart to take care of the planet

Second-graders team up with Walmart to take care of the planet

SCHERERVILLE | For the past three years, second-graders at Watson Elementary School the Schererville Walmart have been working as a team to spread the news that it is important to care for planet Earth.

May 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Cal City helps keep the Earth clean

Cal City helps keep the Earth clean

Bear Scouts and siblings from Pack 542 assisted 2nd Ward Alderman Leni Wosczynski with recycling electronics and document shredding at the Electronics Recycling Drive.

May 14, 2014 12:00 am
Cal City helps keep the Earth clean

Cal City helps keep the Earth clean

First Ward resident Walter Koonce, pictured with 2nd Ward Alderman Leni Wosczynski, stopped by the Recycling Drive with some of his confidential documents to have shredded. Koonce was able to load his documents into the truck and watch them shred.

May 14, 2014 12:00 am
Cal City helps keep the Earth clean

Cal City helps keep the Earth clean

CALUMET CITY | Alderman Leni Wosczynski, of the 2nd Ward, sponsored a recycling day event in honor of Earth Day.

May 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Marshan Mitchell, a member of the Environmental Club at T.F. North, helps Anaya Rolling, 6, plant flowers at the Calumet City Library. The planting took place in honor of Eco-Friendly Day, and was sponsored by Second Ward Alderman Leni Wosczynski.

April 26, 2014 4:33 pm
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Ashley Lumpkinmoss, 17, shows Rayna Franklin, 4, how to plant flowers at a flower planting Saturday at the Calumet City Library. The planting took place in honor of Eco-Friendly Day, and was sponsored by Second Ward Alderman Leni Wosczynski.

April 26, 2014 4:33 pm
Pride of Highland: Volunteers spruce up parks

Pride of Highland: Volunteers spruce up parks

Brandon Chong, 17, Bradley Trichak, 17, and Jacob Munsie, 16, help clean up Brantwood Park on Saturday in Highland. The Highland High School football team worked at Brantwood and other volunteers cleaned up other town parks as part of Park Pride Day.

April 26, 2014 4:21 pm

Green Gary Celebration set for National Lakeshore and Marquette Park

GARY | Join in the celebration of Earth Day and National Park Week with the annual Green Gary event from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at both the Paul H. Douglas Center, 100 N. Lake St., and the lakefront's Marquette Park. This free event features family-friendly activities and is presented…

April 24, 2014 12:00 am
The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix

Offering perspective on today's issues

April 23, 2014 12:00 am
Whiting students celebrate Earth Day

Whiting students celebrate Earth Day

April 22, 2014 6:45 pm Photos

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Study: Some biofuels less green than gasoline

Study: Some biofuels less green than gasoline

Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a new study said.

April 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Easter means golumpkis, Earth Day and Arbor Day

This is one of those columns that I think should be taped to the refrigerator door or pinned to the bulletin board. Not because its a Pulitzer Prize-winning piece of literature, but as an important reminder of why we like April so much.

April 20, 2014 12:00 am
IUN, Ivy Tech partner to give back to neighborhood

IUN, Ivy Tech partner to give back to neighborhood

GARY | University professors and presidents danced with neighborhood children and residents  Saturday afternoon at what organizers hope will be an annual block party at Indiana University Northwest.

April 19, 2014 6:49 pm Photos

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KATHY LUTHER: Melting snow reveals water's awesome power

KATHY LUTHER: Melting snow reveals water's awesome power

At long last the mile-high snow piles have melted away. In their wake, I find two things to reflect on.

April 17, 2014 12:00 am

Portage Township hosts park clean-up event

SOUTH HAVEN | The Portage Township Park Department's fourth annual Community Team UP 2 Clean-Up event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday.

April 15, 2014 12:00 am

Calumet City celebrates Eco-Friendly Day on April 26

CALUMET CITY | Alderman Magdalena "Leni" Wosczynski is hosting Calumet City's Eco-Friendly Day on April 26 with children's activities, electronics recycling, flower planting and more.

April 14, 2014 12:00 am

Valpo plans Earth Day fun at Thorgren basin

VALPARAISO | Students at a couple of elementary schools will get a combination environmental lesson and Easter egg hunt on Earth Day April 22.

April 07, 2014 12:30 am
Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for April 2014

Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for April 2014

Our monthly round-up of new children's media.

April 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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High school art contest for Cal City teens

CALUMET CITY | Alderman Leni Wosczynski of the 2nd Ward is sponsoring an Earth Day art contest for high school students who reside in Calumet City, her office announced.

February 12, 2014 12:00 am

Porter County district seeks exhibitors for 2014 Earth Day Celebration

VALPARAISO | The Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County is accepting online registration for exhibitors to participate in the 2014 Northwest Indiana Earth Day Celebration on April 19.

January 11, 2014 7:14 pm
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