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Survivors share stories of domestic abuse at St. Jude House vigil

Survivors share stories of domestic abuse at St. Jude House vigil

There were a few signs at first, Alicia Smith (not her real name), a domestic abuse survivor said, but she didn’t recognize them at the time.

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Time changes for benefit football game on Sunday

CROWN POINT | The time of a Sunday flag football game to benefit the Crown Point Police Department has been changed to accommodate the wake of Merrillville police Patrolman Nickolaus Schultz.

September 12, 2014 5:19 pm

BZA member, former councilman Vern Segert dead at 80

CROWN POINT | Vern Segert’s public service was fueled by a desire to give back more to his community than he took from it, his son Bob Segert said.

September 09, 2014 7:45 pm
First United Methodist Church and The City of Crown Point to Host 9/11 Ceremonies

First United Methodist Church and The City of Crown Point to Host 9/11 Ceremonies

CROWN POINT | First United Methodist Church and The City of Crown Point to host two 9/11 Ceremonies at 7:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. on September 11, at the Corner of South and Main St at the 9/11 Memorial. Services include music, prayer, brief reflection on the meaning of 9/11 for us Americans, t…

September 04, 2014 5:25 pm

First United Methodist Church take the football field against CPPD Sept. 14 to raise funds for bullet proof vests

CROWN POINT | On September 14, members of First United Methodist Church will lace up their cleats, say a few extra prayers, and take the football field at the Crown Point Sportplex against… members of the local Crown Point Police Department.

August 27, 2014 2:41 pm
The United Methodist Men hold their annual corn roast at First United Methodist Church in Lansing, Ill. Saturday August 16, 2014. Stephanie Dowell, The Times

The United Methodist Men hold their annual corn roast at First United Methodist Church in Lansing, Ill. Saturday August 16, 2014. Stephanie Dowell, The Times

Tom Jones checks the corn Saturday during the United Methodist Men's corn roast at the First United Methodist Church in Lansing, Ill. Church members and visitors enjoyed farm fresh corn on the cob, potato salad, burgers and hot dogs and watermelon.

August 16, 2014 5:54 pm
The United Methodist Men hold their annual corn roast at First United Methodist Church in Lansing, Ill. Saturday August 16, 2014. Stephanie Dowell, The Times

The United Methodist Men hold their annual corn roast at First United Methodist Church in Lansing, Ill. Saturday August 16, 2014. Stephanie Dowell, The Times

Jim Kijewski, of Lansing, bites into a piece of fresh corn Saturday during the United Methodist Men's corn roast at the First United Methodist Church in Lansing, Ill.

August 16, 2014 5:54 pm
WILLIAM NANGLE: Amen to cops vs. church flag football fundraiser

WILLIAM NANGLE: Amen to cops vs. church flag football fundraiser

We are all familiar with the doctrine that separates church and state. Well, in Crown Point the line will be a bit blurry Sunday, Sept. 14. That’s when members of the First United Methodist Church will take on officers of the Crown Point Police Department in a game of flag football.

August 03, 2014 12:00 am
Area churches change with times in quest for new members

Area churches change with times in quest for new members

It's not exactly a holy war, but churches have been forced to develop a new battle plan to recapture people's interest from the myriad other obligations, attractions and distractions vying for their time and attention.

July 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Church holds country, gospel music show tonight in Lowell

LOWELL | First United Methodist Church, 520 E. Commercial Ave., holds its monthly country and gospel music show from 6 to 9 tonight.

April 19, 2014 12:05 am
After bomb burst, flag wasn't still there

After bomb burst, flag wasn't still there

The Fourth of July always brings back memories of the Korean War for James Watkin, of Valparaiso.

March 16, 2014 8:30 pm Video Photos

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Lansing Juniors welcome new members

Lansing Juniors welcome new members

LANSING The Lansing Junior Woman's Club installed new club members at its February meeting. Clarice Fuss, Alissa Bolz, Sue Bierzychaduk and Dorothy Dodaro are the newest members.

March 14, 2014 3:43 pm
Hobart church's rummage sale draws a crowd

Hobart church's rummage sale draws a crowd

March 01, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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The Week Ahead - Lake County

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December 30, 2013 12:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, December 5, 2013

Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, December 5, 2013

Stained glass became seriously and widely popular this year: see evidence in Michigan City and downtown Chicago this weekend, also non-profit museum and gallery stores are great for one-of-a-kind gifts.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

December 04, 2013 12:00 am

The Week Ahead - Lake County

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September 05, 2013 6:04 pm
Wilkins named chaplain to Crown Point Police Department

Wilkins named chaplain to Crown Point Police Department

CROWN POINT | The Rev. Mark Wilkins has taken on additional duties that at times may put him in the passenger seat of a police squad car.

August 14, 2013 7:00 pm

Block party for kids just around the corner

LOWELL | Purdue Extension of Lake County is putting on a free Block Party event at the Lowell First United Methodist Church, 520 E. Commercial Ave. on June 7 from 6 to 7 p.m. It is for parents and their children ages 8 months to 8 years old.

May 29, 2013 5:20 pm

Moms Together Block Party around the corner

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Purdue Cooperative Extension Service is hosting the Moms Together Block Party.

May 24, 2013 11:15 am
Pope, like saint, marks turning point for church

Pope, like saint, marks turning point for church

"Francis and the Leper" can be seen in the foyer of First Methodist Church in downtown Valparaiso.

April 21, 2013 12:00 am
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