Courtney Miller, a third-year law student at Valparaiso University, models an outfit by Buckle on Friday night during the third annual Catwalk for the Cause Charity Fashion Show to raise money for Lakeshore PAWS.
Ruby the dog gets pets from second-year Valparaiso University law student Sarah Skocelas on Friday night at the Haare Union during the third annual Catwalk for the Cause Charity Fashion Show to raise money for Lakeshore PAWS.
Valparaiso University Law School's Business Law Society and Sports and Entertainment Law Association hosted the third annual Catwalk for the Cause Charity Fashion Show Friday night at the Harre Union Ballrooms at Valparaiso University. The event raised money and awareness for Lakeshore PAWS,…
Kazimere Laurinaitis, 16, of Cedar Lake, displays holiday greetings cards at Tuesday's 12 Days of Christmas program sponsored by the Cedar Lake Parks Department at the Monastery Clubhouse. The cards are being sent to local servicemen and women for the holidays.
Eva Sajdera, 4, of Cedar Lake, makes holiday cards with her mother, Nicole, and father, Nathan, during the Cedar Lake Parks Department 12 Days of Christmas program Tuesday night at the Monastery clubhouse. The cards will be sent to local servicemen and women for the holidays. Other activitie…
Red Hat woman Mary Ellen Prichard, left, of Portage, attended the annual Go Red for Women Symposium on Thursday in the Radisson Star Plaza in Merrillville.
Laura Waluszko, center, news director at Radio One, introduces Go Red's calender women Thursday at the annual Go Red for Women Symposium at the Radisson Star Plaza in Merrillville.
Diane Kemp takes a moment to talk with Amara Williams, 2, on Thursday during the annual Go Red for Women Symposium in the Celebrity Ballroom at Radisson Star Plaza in Merrillville.
Methodist Hospitals staff provide health screenings Thursday during the annual Go Red for Women Symposium at the Radisson Star Plaza in Merrillville. The annual American Heart Association event promotes heart health awareness and provides health resources to women in Northwest Indiana.
Reading teacher Robin Sizemore cuts her husband's hair Friday at Columbia Elementary School in Hammond. Chris Sizemore, a second-grade teacher, was one of three Columbia teachers who agreed to shave their heads if the students raised $1,000 for the Luekemia & Lymphoma Society.
Students at Columbia Elementary School cheer Friday as three male teachers show off their new haircuts.
Columbia Elementary School Principal Tony Salinas perpares Friday to announce the total raised in the school's three-week Pennies for Patients coin collection for charity. Students collected more than $1,380, beating last year's total of more than $1,353.
Christine McKinney, co-owner of Gold Rush, a business on Indianapolis Boulevard in Hammond, holds gold items she bought from customers Tuesday. The Hammond City Council on Monday night passed an ordinance that requires cash for gold businesses to pay customers by check.
Kathleen Bretzinger, 18, a member of the Portage High School Junior ROTC, joins volunteers Saturday morning during the Toys for Tots distribution at the National Guard Armory in Valparaiso.
Hundreds of volunteers work Saturday morning to fill bags with toys during the Marine Corps Toys for Tots distribution at the National Guard Armory in Valparaiso. The program provided toys for 2,200 kids this year and helped 260 families, said Jim Atkinson, of the Dunes Leathernecks Marine C…
Families wait to pick up toys outside the National Guard Armory in Valparaiso on Saturday morning. Hundreds of volunteers filled orders inside the building during the Toys for Tots toy distribution.
Detra Yarbrough, 13, left, and Dominique Carpenter, 12, use calculators to add weights Friday as they work to find averages in Karen Hrbota's math class at Pierce Middle School in Merrillville. Students are training in preparation of the ISTEP-Plus test next month and are working on exercise…
Ellen Orner, of Valparaiso, holds a computer and cell phone at the Marquette Park Aquatorium in Gary. The recent Valparaiso University graduate was one of five region residents who agreed to go tech-free for a week and write about the experience for The Times.
GARY RailCats mascot, Rusty, a.k.a, Tanner Townsend, RailCats' 3rd baseman closes out the tryout session for Rusty. Times reporter Hillary Smith follows up on last year's business of being a mascot for sporting events with a tryout for the season Rusty position.
GARY Times reporter Hillary Smith wears the Rascal mascot outfit while running an obstacle course in the Diamond Center at the US Steel Yard Saturday morning as she participates in a tryout for Rusty the RailCat mascot. Contestants also competed in best high-five, best dancing in and out o…
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