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Teens equip cancer patients with goody bags

Teens equip cancer patients with goody bags

SCHERERVILLE | Two local teens who set out to earn community service hours for school are helping bring comfort to cancer patients.

June 18, 2014 12:00 am

Valparaiso woman chases down theft suspect

VALPARAISO | A 52-year-old Valparaiso woman chased down a 21-year-old man who entered her neighbor's car, jumped on top of him, then bit his finger when he pulled off her glasses.

June 02, 2014 5:30 pm
 Hyde Park Forum and Speak-Off winners announced

Hyde Park Forum and Speak-Off winners announced

WESTVILLE | The 30th Purdue University North Central Hyde Park Forum Public Speaking Contest concluded with Ben Vernosky, of Valparaiso, named winner of the "Speak-Off" competition.

April 28, 2013 7:30 pm

Blackbird hosts event for Valparaiso Adult Education

VALPARAISO | The Blackbird Café, 114 Lincolnway, will host an event at 7:30 p.m. Thursday to benefit the Valparaiso Adult Learning Center.

October 09, 2012 10:35 am

Valpo opens bids for Franklin Street storm culvert

VALPARAISO | The city should be ready to start another stormwater project from its priority list by mid-June after opening bids at last week's city Utilities Board meeting.

May 13, 2012 5:14 pm

Law firm opens in Schererville

SCHERERVILLE | A new law firm, Westland Kramer & Bennett P.C., recently opened at 141 W. U.S. 30.

May 05, 2012 12:00 am

Best winter ever turns into promising spring

This was the best winter ever. I'm still knocking on wood, but since we've set our clocks forward, and according to the calendar March 20 was the vernal equinox (or for regular folks, the first day of spring!), I am a happy person. It's nice to see things blooming, even as we anxiously watch…

March 28, 2012 12:00 am

Gary woman accused of fraud to get controlled substance

HOBART | A Gary woman became a regular at area hospital emergency rooms to obtain dozens of painkiller prescriptions, police said.

February 22, 2012 12:00 am

Lyric opera lectures series at Portage Public Library

Portage Public Library

February 02, 2012 1:05 pm

Cancer patients offered free programs

MUNSTER | Cancer Resource Centre offers free education programs, mind/body/spirit classes and support groups for those with a cancer diagnosis and their caregivers.

December 31, 2011 12:00 am


June 29, 2011 7:30 pm Photos


Merrillville will borrow to pay lawsuit

MERRILLVILLE | The Town Council has approved a bond sale that will finance payment on a court case the town lost earlier this year.

June 28, 2011 10:00 pm
Crown Point man arrested after driving SUV into a home

Crown Point man arrested after driving SUV into a home

A shoeless, shirtless Crown Point man found hiding near a couch and a smoldering sport utility vehicle inside a Lake County home early Tuesday was arrested and booked for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, police said.

June 28, 2011 6:30 pm

Clark discrimination complaints persist

HAMMOND | Monday's School City of Hammond board meeting was quieter with fewer in attendance than the May 9 meeting when more than 300 Latinos packed the administration building alleging discrimination and racism at Clark Middle/High School.

June 27, 2011 9:45 pm
I Too Sing America hosts 4th Annual National Black Musical Fest and Parade

I Too Sing America hosts 4th Annual National Black Musical Fest and Parade

EAST CHICAGO | I Too Sing America will host its 4th Annual Black Musical Parade and Festival starting at noon on Saturday, June 25 in the Indiana Harbor area.

June 14, 2011 4:36 pm
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