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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

19 hours ago

Easter means golumpkis, Earth Day and Arbor Day

This is one of those columns that I think should be taped to the refrigerator door or pinned to the bulletin board. Not because its a Pulitzer Prize-winning piece of literature, but as an important reminder of why we like April so much.

19 hours ago

Free programs and support groups benefit patients and families

MUNSTER | Cancer Resource Centre, 926 Ridge Road, offers free education programs, mind/body/spirit programs and support groups for those with a cancer diagnosis and their caregivers. Call (219) 836-3349 to register for all programs.

April 18, 2014 12:00 am

Learn to reclaim your time and reconnect at Morning Business Hour

Join First Financial Bank, 11890 Broadway, Crown Point, from 8 to 9 a.m. April 25 and learn how to “Reclaim Your Time and Reconnect with Yourself,” presented by Dana Samardzich, owner of Optimal Balance Coaching.

April 17, 2014 12:00 am

Easter is the holiday of sacrifice, egg coloring and nylon stockings

The Easter season always bring childhood memories flooding back to me. I guess it's because, unlike Christmas, which was one a two-day event, this holiday season lasts for 40 days. . .40 very long days without candy or sweets of any kind.

April 17, 2014 12:00 am

Hobart churches open their doors for Holy Week and Easter services

Happy Easter this Sunday to you and your family and friends. Perhaps a visit to the church of your choice will be just what your soul needs to be refreshed after this long winter.

April 16, 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

A day in the life of a South Shore Line commuter

I still remember the first time that I rode to Chicago on the South Shore Railroad by myself. It was 1982, my senior year in high school, and I was going downtown to be inducted into the military at the old MEP Center on Michigan Avenue.

April 13, 2014 12:00 am
Hammond school earns national recognition for music education

Hammond school earns national recognition for music education

HAMMOND | The NAMM Foundation has recognized Morton High School and the Hammond Academy for the Performing Arts for its outstanding commitment to music education with one of 472 Best Communities for Music Education designation and the prestigious 2014 SupportMusic Merit Award, which went to …

April 13, 2014 12:00 am
Gary mayor among honorees

Gary mayor among honorees

April 13, 2014 12:00 am
Lake Central High art students bring home awards from regional show

Lake Central High art students bring home awards from regional show

ST. JOHN | Lake Central High School art students claimed several top awards, including a Best of Show, at the South Suburban College Regional High School Art Exhibition & Festival held in South Holland, Ill.

April 13, 2014 12:00 am

Ivy Tech promotes baby boomers with "Plus 50" initiative

Ivy Tech Community College knows the value of matching local job market needs with a trained workforce, and now they are working to prepare adults 50 and older for careers that give back to the community.

April 11, 2014 12:00 am

Crossroads chamber to host Best of the Northwest Expo

Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce will host the Best of the Northwest Business and Consumer Expo on Wednesday, May 28 at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza, Merrillville.

April 10, 2014 12:00 am

Come to Whiting this Saturday to get in the mood for Easter

Spring is here. . .and gone. . .and here and gone again. It's been a tough winter for everybody, but with Easter on the horizon, it's time to come out of hibernation and hop on down to downtown Whiting for a day full of Easter fun this Saturday.

April 10, 2014 12:00 am

Classes and support groups help cancer patients and families

MUNSTER | Cancer Resource Centre, 926 Ridge Road, offers free education programs and support groups for those with a cancer diagnosis and caregivers. Call (219) 836-3349 to register.

April 10, 2014 12:00 am
Give Local Crown Point on May 6 and make a difference

Give Local Crown Point on May 6 and make a difference

“Being the richest man the in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me. . . Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful. . . that’s what matters to me.”

April 09, 2014 12:00 am

Hobart Garden Club and Friends of Robinson Lake host seedling giveaway

The Hobart Garden Club is thinking Spring with a giveaway of pecan, swamp white oak, and redbud tree seedlings, along with ninebark shrubs, from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Robinson Lake Park, 5250 Liverpool Road, Hobart. 

April 09, 2014 12:00 am

Hobart schools celebrate Week of the Young Child

HOBART | The School City of Hobart, Parents As Teachers, and Hobart preschools, in conjunction with the City of Hobart, are celebrating the  Week of the Young Child this week. Daily activities will focus on the youngest citizens of Hobart, from prenatal to age 5. Families with young children…

April 07, 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

Record Store Day takes music lovers back to the days of LPs and 45s

I don’t watch a lot of television. My family can attest that to me at least, most of what passes for entertainment is pretty low brow.

April 06, 2014 12:00 am
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