ST. JOHN | Any action regarding a change of the Lake Central High School mascot has been tabled by the School Board.
Some school districts in Northwest Indiana, including Lake Central, are talking of having a single unifying mascot for all their schools' teams. They're succeeding in drawing reactions.
Chicago Bears mascot Staley Da Bear entertains children Monday at the Lowell Public Library.
Chicago Bears mascot Staley Da Bear gets "five" from Faith Schultz, 7, of Lowell, at the Lowell Public Library.
MERRILLVILLE | Rusty the Gary Southshore Railcats mascot and Max the Methodist Hospitals mascot made their rounds through the Methodist Hospitals’ hallways to spread Christmas cheer. Rusty and Max visited patients in Pediatrics and the Rehabilitation Units. Children and other patients receiv…
NIPSCO Retiree Dale Porter, in his Hammond home, displays the retro marketing sign for the power company featuring illustrated mascot Peppy the Flame, which he donated to NIPSCO's history archive for the 100th anniversary today, Aug. 2, 2012.
Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.
PORTAGE | A decision on whether to spend $42,000 to install specially designed crosswalks at Portage High School with the district's mascot will wait at least until the Portage Township School Board's next meeting.
Times Columnist Philip Potempa (left) was joined by (left to right) Billy the Purple Kidney, Lake County Probation Officer Sanjin Bosnjak and Mary Kay Hensley, a member of the National Kidney Foundation of Indiana Board of Directors to lead the Saturday, March 26 NKFI Charity Indoor Walk.
GARY | When he opens the door, he's the biggest personality in the room. He's part Charlie Chaplin, part Fozzie Bear, and his popularity attracts hordes of kids to The Steel Yard, looking not for a player, but for the giant cat with the fuzzy head.
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