Frogger is named after an arcade game introduced in 1981. The object of that game is to get frogs to their homes by crossing a busy roadway and navigating a river full of hazards.
Children play in the misting tent Wednesday night at Wolf Lake during the Festival of the Lakes. The tent is one of several cooling stations set up at the event to help patrons battle the heat wave that hit the region this week.
Thrill seekers line up at the ticket booth to purchase tickets to go on the rides on the Midway at the Festival of the Lakes Wednesday evening during the opening night of the festival.
People start getting their seats early before the opening ceremonies for the Smokey Robinson concert Wednesday evening at the Pavilion at Wolf Lake during the Festival of Lakes
Patrons of the Festival of the Lakes ride one of the attractions in 2013.
Purdue University chemistry professor Hal Pinnick gives instructions to middle school students in the Regional Science Olympiad food services competition in Hammond.
MUNSTER | The Little Calumet River Basin Development Commission voted unanimously recently to put up a flood protection structure this spring along 3,000 feet of State Line Avenue between Hammond and Calumet City.
Thomas Keon, Purdue University chancellor, from left, and Nancy Keon chat with Bill Masterson Jr. and Julie Masterson at the Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce awards ceremony Saturday at The Venue at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond.
Bill Masterson Jr., right, was honored Saturday as the Business Man of the Year by the Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce at an awards ceremony held at The Venue at Horseshoe Casino. Chatting with him is Vernon Richards of Standard Bank & Trust, at left, and Dave Ryan, executive director of t…
Avicenna Academy seventh-grader Maria Khan waits for the connection with the International Space Station during a video conference Thursday at the Hammond Academy of Science and Technology.
Avicenna Academy seventh-grader Maria Khan sits in front of the screen showing International Space Station Commander Sunita Williams and astronaut Kevin Ford as they answer her question during a video conference Thursday at the Hammond Academy of Science and Technology.
Community Development Director Owana Miller, from left, Hammond High School tennis coach Jessica Portney, 3rd District City Councilman Anthony Higgs, Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr., Planning and Development Executive Director Phil Taillon, Park Board Director Pat Moore and Hutton &…
Image shows the new Harrison Park tennis courts Phase I renovations. A groundbreaking ceremony for the project was held Thursday afternoon.
During Thursday's groundbreaking for the Harrison Park tennis courts renovations Phase I, Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott mentions that this effort will not effect tax dollars in the area.
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HOBART | The Northwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy elected new officers Wednesday to one-year terms.
HAMMOND | The armed robbery of a North Hammond laundry on Thursday night netted the gunman just 25 cents, police said.
HAMMOND | Four people were arrested Friday afternoon after police raided a suspected drug house in the central section of the city.
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