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.
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.
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.
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.
Beta Mu chapter of Phi Delta Kappa Inc. recently inducted into its sorority 10 educators directly or indirectly involved in the field of education.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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…
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…
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.
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…
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.
Most Northwest Indiana cities and towns lost residents last year as the region's population continued to migrate south and east.
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.
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.
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