Bonnie Quinn, a physical therapy assistant at Accelerated Rehab Center in Munster, demonstrates in this 2011 photo stretching she does in preparation for exercising her hip during therapy for her hip replacement. A law that went into effect Monday allows people to be evaluated and treated by…
CROWN POINT Amy Carter, of the Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce and owner of Not Tutu Shabby, a Courthouse shop walks with children and their parents during the annual Hub Dollie Parade around Crown Point's Square and the Old Courthouse.
Highland's Vany Madrigal is finishing off a remarkable career for the Trojans. The defending state champion in doubles will play college tennis at Wright State. Her academics are just as good as her tennis game, too.
Workers pour concrete in the westbound lanes of Borman Expressway. In Indiana, 122 people suffered fatal injuries at workplaces in 2011, according to preliminary data as part of the annual Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries. The total in 2010 was 118.
Andrean pitcher Nikki Steinbach.
CROWN POINT Lilly Johnson, 5 of Crown Point pushes a stroller with a doll and her dog, Rigby Monday morning as they joined nearly 100 other children and their parents in the annual Hub Dollie Parade around Crown Point's Square and the Old Courthouse in 2011.
Parishioners participate in communion at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, where they also participated in the annual Living Way of the Cross presentation.
Portage Mayor Olga Velazquez received the Woman of the Year award June 2 during the Influential Women of Northwest Indiana Awards Banquet at Avalon Manor in Hobart.
The RailCats' Adam Klein contributes to a win over the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks at U.S. Steel Yard.
Hunter Ray, 11, cools off at Cedar Lake's South Shore Subdivision beach.
CEDAR LAKE | Ashley Cocco stands near the grill at Bondocks Bar and Grill. Cocco runs the restaurant with her mother, Sylvia Cocco. The Cedar Lake eatery opened about a year ago, and opens officially for the season six days a week the day after Memorial Day. The restaurant is popular with lo…
This new incarnation of The Beach Café has a Tuscan feel with warm ochre-colored walls, rust-brown Italian tile floors, wood, brick and stone. Black booths and dark wood tables seat up to 170 diners.
New owner and chef Aga Nikolaj, left, stands in the kitchen with manager Dean Cattorini at The Beach Cafe in Gary's Miller neighborhood.
The Beach Cafe has reopened under new management. New owner and chef Aga Nikolaj, far right, now runs the Gary restaurant. Her team includes, from left, Nick Divich, Joseph Nikolas, Dean Cattorini and Carrie Serrano.
The annual Hub Dollie Parade was not for girls alone as Emilio Rodriguez, 6, of Crown Point, joins in riding a pirate ship constructed from caardboard by his father, Paul. Emillio joined particpants for two laps around the Crown Point Square and the Old Lake County Courthouse.
Young dancers wait to perform Monday with the dance troupe Ballet Folklorio at the Porter County Public Library in Valparaiso.
Calumet High School's top five graduates are, from left, Rachel Hartman, Anna Roessing, Matt Judge, Alexa Rodriguez and Hilary Cassoday.
Diners enjoy the fare Friday on Main Street in Crown Point during Taste of the Region. The food festival continues from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. today on the Old Lake County Courthouse lawn and square.
Robert Miller, general manager of Lucrezia Cafe, holds a plate of bacon-wrapped diver scallop on Granny Smith apple slaw Friday at Taste of the Region in Crown Point.
Randy Szafareczyk, of Crown Point, makes a buffalo chicken wrap and pita sandwich at his Sweet and Savory Delights booth Friday during Taste of the Region in Crown Point.
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