No matter the weather, the Lan-Oak Park District has many program offerings and other activities going on that we hope provides a positive outlet to our users and stakeholders in the community.
Now that 2013 is behind us, we must cherish our memories, experiences and accomplishments that were created. With 2014 we have blank pages to create new chapters of experiences and memories. So cheers for 2013, and may your 2014 be filled with joy and excitement.
Leaders and advocates from Northwest Indiana and the neighboring Chicago Southland came together on the state line between Munster and Lansing recently to officially open the Pennsy Greenway.
Sunday's Golden Spoke ceremony at the Indiana-Illinois state line not only ties together the bike trails in Lansing and Munster but also puts together a much longer trail along the old Pennsylvania Railroad route.
“If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.” – Walt Disney Co.
Selection of the right name wasn't a stretch when Hobart residents in 2009 formed a group to preserve and improve a city-owned park.
Another summer season is almost over. We all look forward to summer and the creation of new memories and to carry out summer traditions by participating in one-day excursions, outdoor band concerts, farmer’s market, festivals, family picnics and other leisure programs.
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On Tuesday, at least in Illinois, there could be new faces in many local government agencies, and definitely any referendum issues will have a conclusion.
The problem with your favorite pro team kicking butt and having a super season is ticket prices.
Lan-Oak Park District Director John Wilson
First and foremost, I want to wish you, your family members and friends a very happy new year. May 2013 be joyous and good to you.
Just when you thought the election season is over, the local election season starts up, at least for us here in Illinois.
LAKE STATION | A Merrillville couple hopes to help the needs of the area's developmentally disabled through proceeds raised from a new thrift shop.
Looking for something to do in October? By October you will be reminiscing about the summer. Your children will be over their first-day-of-school nerves. You’ll be thinking about the upcoming holidays and all of the other stressful items in your life. Trust me, you will need a break! So mark…
Just recently Kristi DeLaurentiis, director of planning and development for the village of Lansing, authored the column “Building Blocks for the Future” that appeared in The Times. I was one of the attendees at the Sustainable Communities Building Blocks workshop, hosted by Lansing, that she…
Welcome to spring 2012. I am confident we all can agree the weather over the last several weeks has been unusual but a pleasant surprise. We all now can start to think about all of the activities we want to participate in since the nice weather is finally here.
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Our home was located in Germantown -- a neighborhood, back in the day, that took care of everybody. My parents were parents of all of my friends and vice versa. It is totally different today. Today many people in the neighborhood do not even know their neighbors. What a shame.
Today, we introduce new members of The Times Editorial Advisory Board. They have agreed to share their opinions on issues of local and regional interest. Look for these familiar names and faces on columns in the Forum section over the next year.
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