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Crown Point spacewalker Jerry Ross returns for book signing

The Crown Point Community Library will host a book signing with NASA astronaut Jerry Ross from 4 to 7:45 p.m. Sept. 30. Ross has co-authored a children’s book with Susan Gunderson, "Becoming a Spacewalker; My Journey to the Stars." He is also the author of an adult book, "SpaceWalker; My Jou…

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Hub City begins Patriot Week with brunch, ends with services

For most of us, Thursday will bring back a flood of memories - we will remember where we were and what we were doing when we heard the news the morning of  Sept. 11, 2001.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am

Swing and sing at upcoming series of WWII music programs

Get ready to glide over to the first of three programs on "Swinging and Singing: The Magic of Music in World War II," set for 1 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Crown Point Community Library, 122 N. Main St.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am

Sock Hop on Saturday features Chicago DJ Dick Biondi

The Gary Sportsman Club will host a sock hop Saturday featuring legendary radio personality Dick Biondi.

August 24, 2014 12:00 am

School's back in session and teams could use some support

Crown Point Community Schools welcomes staff and students to first day of classes Thursday. Take time this fall to support one of the many high school sport teams. Enjoy watching tennis match, a game of football or soccer, or a cross country meet. If you don’t have a  copy of the schedule, v…

August 17, 2014 12:00 am

Summer winds down as Crown Point schools get ready to reopen

A clear sign of summer winding down is the return to the classroom of Crown Point Community School Corp. students Aug. 21. With the conclusion of the Lake County Fair today, the Crown Point Cruise returns to the downtown square from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

August 10, 2014 12:00 am

Cruise to Wittenberg Village for Thursday's Car Cruise

With the Lake County Fair in town until Aug. 10, Thursday’s Crown Point Car Cruise will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. at Wittenberg Village, 1200 E. Luther Drive.

August 03, 2014 12:00 am

Hub City ready to host Lake County Fair starting Friday

The Lake County Fair begins Friday and runs through Aug. 10 at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 889 S. Court St., Crown Point. 

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

Parade winners named by a grateful 4th of July Parade Committee

The 4th of July may be over, but visit to see photos from this year’s parade.

July 20, 2014 12:00 am

Go trippin' near and far with the Southlake YMCA

The Southlake YMCA is booking reservations for two upcoming trips.

July 13, 2014 12:00 am

Parks offer families plenty of fun all summer long

Independence Day is gone, but there is still plenty of time to enjoy summer and plenty to do here in Crown Point and the surrounding area for those who are enjoying a staycation.

July 06, 2014 12:00 am

Parade and fireworks highlight Independence Day in Hub City

Friday is Independence Day, and the Crown Point Fourth of July Celebration Committee began working on this year's parade in earnest in January. This year’s theme is Pedals on Parade.

June 29, 2014 12:00 am

Join the crowd tonight for Gospel Fest on Old Courthouse steps

Crown Point Festival Days end tonight with the annual Gospel Fest hosted by the Lake court House Foundation. Bring lawn chairs or blankets to the east side of the Old Courthouse to enjoy music from local church choirs and soloists beginning at 6 p.m.

June 22, 2014 12:00 am

Hometown Festival Days continue with dolls, food, crafts and music

Hometown Festival Days continue this week in Crown Point. Bring your favorite doll and line up on the east side of the Old Courthouse downtown at 11 a.m. Monday for the annual Doll Parade. No advance registration is necessary.

June 15, 2014 12:00 am

Pancakes and petunias on tap in Hub City on Saturday

Start your Saturday with the Crown Point Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, hosting its 20th annual pancake breakfast from 7 to11:30 a.m. at the fire station, 126 N. East St.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am

Dive right in - Hub Pool is open in Crown Point

Hub Swimming Pool, 1000 E. South St., Crown Point, opened Memorial Day weekend. The pool is open daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

June 01, 2014 12:00 am

Memorial Day to include Mass and service at Maplewood Cemetery

Happy Memorial Day weekend. Don’t forget to put out your flag Monday.

May 25, 2014 12:00 am

Mass and ceremonies set for Maplewood Cemetery on Memorial Day

With the cool weather we had this week, it is hard to believe Memorial Day is just a week away.

May 18, 2014 12:00 am

Pedal on Parade is 4th of July Parade theme in Hub City

Summer is right around the corner, and the Crown Point 4th of July Celebration Committee has announced Pedal on Parade as this year’s parade theme.

May 11, 2014 12:00 am

Old Sheriff's House in Crown Point opens this weekend for tours

The Old Lake County Sheriff’s House and Jail, 226 S. Main St., opens this week for tours from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday evenings and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, May through September.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am
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