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Kathy Lessner

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

Take a cruise, garden, paint, and read with Hub City events

Enjoy learning about and seeing the unique architecture of Chicago on a day trip with the Southlake YMCA in Crown Point.

April 27, 2014 12:00 am

Art, food and gardening events fill weekend in Crown Point

There's a busy weekend ahead in the Hub City, with activities focusing on everything from art to water gardens

April 20, 2014 12:00 am

Holy Week offers Christians a chance to celebrate their faith

Today, Palm Sunday, begins the most holy week for Christians all over the world. With the late arrival of Spring, it is hard to believe we will celebrate Easter next weekend.

April 13, 2014 12:00 am

Science fair winners earn trophies at Col. Wheeler Middle School

Congratulations to Col. John Wheeler Middle School Science Fair overall winners Matt Sulka and Hugo Rodriguez.

April 06, 2014 12:00 am

Seniors head to the Crown Point Civic Center for fun and fellowship

Senior citizens tired of being cooped up all winter can enjoy activities close to home by joining others at the Crown Point Civic Center, 101 S. East St.

March 30, 2014 12:00 am

Garden club members ready to welcome Spring and birds

According to the calendar, Spring has arrived, and the Crown Point Garden Club will host its April 4 meeting at 1 p.m. at the Crown Point Civic Center, 101 S. East St. The guest speaker will be Master Gardener Donnee Smith, who will discuss humming birds and other birds that are attracted by…

March 23, 2014 12:00 am

Church and city serving up corned beef for St. Pat's Day

In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day on Monday, First Presbyterian Church, 218 S. Court St., Crown Point, will host a Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner from 3 to 7 p.m. featuring corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, carrots, bread and beverage for $10. Children meals and carry-outs are available.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am
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