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Family seeks justice in fatal crash through online petition

Family seeks justice in fatal crash through online petition

Friends and strangers from as far away as Kenya are rallying behind Gerald Williams Sr. as he seeks justice for his seven family members killed in a fiery crash last year.

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THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 87: Mexican street food

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 87: Mexican street food

If there is one thing to help Northwest Indiana residents get through the harsh winters, it's knowing that corn slathered with mayo, cheese and chili powder awaits. 

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Using the 'Buddy' system to raise awareness about Down syndrome

CROWN POINT | A petting zoo, bounce house, face painting, balloon launch and much more await participants in Sunday’s 10th annual Buddy Walk sponsored by the Down Syndrome Association of Northwest Indiana at the Lake County Fairgrounds.

September 29, 2014 7:20 pm

Calling all champions for Lakeshore Classic

GARY | The member of any boys or girls Indiana state basketball championship team in IHSAA history is invited to contact the Gary Chamber of Commerce. The chamber plans to honor all state champion hoopsters at the seventh annual Lakeshore Classic event Nov. 28 and 29 in Gary.

September 29, 2014 4:51 pm
Educators promote reading as sorority pledges

Educators promote reading as sorority pledges

Beta Mu chapter of Phi Delta Kappa Inc. recently inducted into its sorority 10 educators directly or indirectly involved in the field of education.

September 29, 2014 12:00 am
ArcelorMittal Machine Shop hosts retirement party Oct. 25

ArcelorMittal Machine Shop hosts retirement party Oct. 25

SCHERERVILLE | The 56th annual ArcelorMittal Machine Shop Retirement Party, one of the longest running in the industry, will be held Oct. 25 at the Halls of St. George, 905 E. Joliet St.

September 29, 2014 12:00 am
BNI teacher has fourth book on Gary’s history published

BNI teacher has fourth book on Gary’s history published

Veteran Bishop Noll Institute social studies teacher John Trafny has authored a fourth book on the history of Gary that was released in July by Arcadia Publishing.

September 29, 2014 12:00 am

Crossing the Line -- Income Tax

Crossing the line separating Indiana and Illinois sometimes means dealing with different laws and customs. Readers are asked to share ideas for this weekly feature. This week: Income tax.

September 28, 2014 12:05 am
Oktoberfest returns to Crown Point's downtown square

Oktoberfest returns to Crown Point's downtown square

Enjoy live entertainment, a chili cook-off, a pie eating contest, a bean bag tournament and more during Crown Point’s Oktoberfest. The annual festival will take over the square from 3 to 11 p.m. Saturday.

September 28, 2014 12:00 am
Hanging a vacancy sign on LaPorte County schools

Hanging a vacancy sign on LaPorte County schools

While schools in Lake and Porter counties struggle to match limited classroom space with shifting student populations, LaPorte County schools are subtly hanging vacancy signs, hoping to attract more students.

September 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: United We Read engages children, volunteers, parents

GUEST COMMENTARY: United We Read engages children, volunteers, parents

Imagine for a moment that you lacked the ability to read. How would you find employment that provided a living wage for you and your family if you could not complete a simple job application? How would you be able to drive a car if you could not read directional or street signs? How would yo…

September 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Since WWI, Gold Star Mothers have offered support and love

My earliest recollections of the way that war comes home were in the early 1970s. I remember the images on the TV screen each evening as soldiers came home from Vietnam, first in small waves followed by a trickle.

September 28, 2014 12:00 am
Healing garden renamed for woman of grace and dignity

Healing garden renamed for woman of grace and dignity

MUNSTER | Wanting to honor the memory of his wife, a who battled cancer with grace and dignity, Jerry Franklin knew the perfect place – one that offers visitors peace and serenity. Thanks to his tribute, the healing garden at the Cancer Resource Centre has be renamed the June Hawk-Franklin G…

September 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Join 'Divas Down the Runway' at style show

MERRILLVILLE | Beta Rho chapter of Tri Kappa sorority will host its 33rd annual Evening of Elegance Fashion Show, "Divas Down the Runway,” Thursday at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza, 800 E. 81st Ave. Boutiques open at 5 p.m. and dinner is at 7, followed by a style show presented by Chicago…

September 28, 2014 12:00 am
Women gather to award $9,900 in grants

Women gather to award $9,900 in grants

LOWELL | The Crown Point Community Foundation held its 11th annual Power of the Purse dinner. Throughout the year, women donate to the Women’s Giving Circle Fund, then gather to help decide which charitable causes will benefit.

September 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Downtown square features fall fun in Hub City

Fall is here and there is plenty of fun in Crown Point. Mayor David Uran and Crown Brewing will host Octoberfest from 3 to 11 p.m. Saturday on South Main St., south of the downtown square. To make room, the Farmers Market will move to the municipal parking lot north of the Crown Point Post O…

September 28, 2014 12:00 am
Albert's Diamond Jewelers to hold MS Auction on Oct. 5

Albert's Diamond Jewelers to hold MS Auction on Oct. 5

Albert's Diamond Jewelers' owner Fred Halpern may be known for his business savvy, outrageous commercials and witty billboards, but closest to his heart is his charitable work for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

September 28, 2014 12:00 am
Northwest Indiana population shifting south, east

Northwest Indiana population shifting south, east

Most Northwest Indiana cities and towns lost residents last year as the region's population continued to migrate south and east.

September 27, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Zoeller wants new tools to halt theft of public funds

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Public Integrity Coalition, led by Attorney General Greg Zoeller, wants state lawmakers to approve new tools to crack down on theft and corruption by local government officials.

September 26, 2014 11:08 am

Children's choir festival to be capped off by afternoon concert

The inaugural Southlake Children's Choir Festival, featuring hundreds of singers from Northwest Indiana spending the day singing together, capped off by a 3 p.m. concert open to the public, will be held Saturday at Portage High School, 6450 U.S. 6, Portage.

September 26, 2014 12:00 am
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