Professor and Head of Purdue University Calumet’s Department of Communication and Creative Arts Yahya Kamalipour recently received the 2013 Information and Telecommunications Education and Research Association's Researcher of the Year Award.
Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana has begun its build season and needs volunteer help.
MERRILLVILLE | TradeWinds Services recently hosted its 20th annual fundraising gala in the Celebrity Ballroom of the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza.
South Shore Arts will begin its summer term of classes the week of June 10 at its three locations in Munster, Crown Point, and Hammond.
MERRILLVILLE | With summer around the corner, and the end of the school year in sight, new and eligible blood donors are urged to help strengthen the blood supply by volunteering to give in the next few weeks.
There was a palpable buzz in the air as the crowd waving flags on the sidelines anticipated the coming procession. Upwards of 85 veterans of World War II, men and women from the Pacific and European theaters, escorted by honor guards, would be coming down the main concourse any minute. .
LOWELL | Pride filled the room May 5 as Lowell High School celebrated its top academic graduates of 2013 and the teachers that most influenced therm at the annual LHS PRIDE Banquet.
St. John’s United Church of Christ, 1288 S. Indiana Ave., Crown Point, will host its free Breakfast and Blessings from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
HAMMOND | The School City of Hammond, in collaboration with the Northwest Indiana Reading Council, hosted a Young Authors Conference last month at Morton Elementary School.
HAMMOND | General Educational Development (GED) graduates and others enrolled in the adult education program of the School City of Hammond will be honored at the 29th annual Graduation and Recognition Ceremony at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Area Career Center auditorium, 5727 Sohl Ave.
MERRILLVILLE | The Purdue Alumni Club of Northwest Indiana is bringing the Boilermaker Coaches Caravan back to the area, with a stop at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza, 800 E. 81st Ave.
CROWN POINT | The University of St. Francis Crown Point Admission Department will host a question-and-answer session at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, and again June 25 and July 9, for candidates seeking information about the admission process and program requirements.
CROWN POINT | The Stray Dogs Improv Comedy Club will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, in the Crown Point High School Auditorium, 1500 S. Main St. Admission is a $5 donation at the door and all proceeds go directly to support the arts. The club will also premiere its new video, “The Rights of Spring…
To paraphrase Munster School Superintendent Richard Sopko after last week's successful school referendum, “We won one for the kids!”
MUNSTER | Wilbur Wright Middle School’s Junior Academic Super Bowl team earned some serious hardware last month in the area competition at Clifford Pierce Middle School in Merrillville. Students competed in the areas of math, science, English and social studies, with the questions focusing o…
CROWN POINT | Face to Face Fine Art Commemorative Expressions will host an introductory Wine and Cheese Celebration from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Crown Point Arts Center, 123 N. Main St.
GARY | Miller-Dunes American Legion Auxiliary members will distribute poppies today and Saturday in the community in commemoration of veterans who gave their lives in the service of ther country. Volunteers will be outside Great Lakes Cafe, 201 Mississippi St.; Miller K Market on Melton Road…
GARY | The Miller Garden Club will hold its annual plant sale from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Marquette Park Aquatorium, 6918 Oak Ave.
Peggy Hendricks, of Lowell, was recently presented with the Senior Community Award by the Hawthorne Arbor of Gleaners in Lowell.
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