"The Prisoner of 2nd Avenue" will be presented at Valparaiso's historic Memorial Opera House, which was built as a memorial to Civil War soldiers.
Bill Wellman, shown at his office at Whiteco Industries in Merrillville in April 1989, celebrated his 90th birthday on Monday, June 16, 2014.
Poverty is more pervasive in Northwest Indiana than most people realize, even 50 years after President Lyndon Johnson declared war on poverty.
Executive Editor Bill Nangle (left to right) with Peggy and Chester Potempa, Rita Nangle and Times Columnist Philip Potempa
Executive Editor Bill Nangle (left to right) with Peggy and Chester Potempa, parents of Times Columnist Philip Potempa (far right) and Rita Nangle are shown at Thursday's retirement party at Briar Ridge Country Club in Munster. The Potempa Family presented a custom-made bluebird house create…
The American Heart Association works with students at Nathan Hale Elementary School to plant a Teaching Garden. Second-grader Sebastian Zarate plants his tomato plant in a planter.
Members of the Union Volunteer Fire Department pass out smoke detectors at the Porter County Fair in 2012.
Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson gives the keys to the city to Jackson brothers, from left, Jackie, Tito, Jermaine and Marlon as the famous brothers visited their boyhood home in 2012. Lake County commissioners on Wednesday voted to give nine abandoned properties near the Jackson home to the …
A 2011 water main break at Columbus Drive and Alder Street in East Chicago left the entire city without water service.
Workers from Hasse Construction repair a broken East Chicago water main in December 2011. The break was at Columbus Drive and Alder Street, but it affected a much larger area.
Janny Kleine checks on dairy cows at the Kleine Dairy Farm near Cedar Lake.
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CROWN POINT | South County Landscape owner Doug Molchan helps four-year-ols Skye Kistler of Lowell find the fish in a pond Saturday, April 30, 2011 at the Garden and Pond Expo at the Lake County Fairgrounds.
Former East Chicago Police K-9 Officer Darrell Shaffer and bomb dog Eddy search for explosives in 2011 during training at the old Oak Hill Elementary School in Lowell. Eddy, 11, is scheduled to be euthanized today.
NIPSCO employee Eddie Melton conducts a training session in May 2011. NIPSCO has launched a partnership with a few nonprofit groups to train its employees to serve as mentors to high school students. File photo.
A 24-ounce Porterhouse steak is on the menu at The Steakhouse at Majestic Star Casino.
The interior of The Steakhouse at Majestic Star Casino.
The new owner of the shuttered State Line Energy plant in Hammond says he is not planning an industrial use for the lakefront site and is instead picturing boats, homes and bike paths.
The exact impact of the Environment Protection Agency's proposed rule is unclear. Coal-fired plants such as the State Line Generating Plant in Hammond, shown here, have already been closing in recent years.
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