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Joseph Vamos

Local priest gets audience with 'pope of the people'

Like many people who meet Pope Francis I, a region priest says he was struck by the pontiff's humanity when the two met last month in Rome.

June 15, 2013 7:00 pm
14 gravestones dedicated

14 gravestones dedicated

Though long dead, 12 Civil War veterans -- and two of their wives -- were remembered for their sacrifices by more than 100 people who attended Saturday gravestone dedication ceremonies in Merrillville and Crown Point.

November 12, 2011 8:00 pm Photos


Northwest Indiana rededicates Civil War hero's grave site

Northwest Indiana rededicates Civil War hero's grave site

CROWN POINT | A maple tree standing guard over the headstone of Col. John Wheeler provided covering shade for more than 50 people who gathered at Maplewood Cemetery on a sultry morning 148 years to the day after he fell on the Civil War battlefield of Gettysburg.

July 02, 2011 7:15 pm Photos


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