One and a half years in office in Portage has brought a whirlwind of changes, challenges and successes. It's hard to believe now with what we faced that we could have come so far already. If you listened to all of the grass clipping conjecture, you would think Portage was buried in a mound of it.
Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.
CEDAR LAKE | The Plan Commission approved a preliminary plat for McDonald’s on Wednesday on the condition the company tap in to Cedar Lake’s new water main project next year.
CEDAR LAKE | A face-lift at the McDonald’s restaurant on Wicker Avenue will include a double drive-thru and more seating.
Graduating high school seniors from Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Newton and Jasper counties can apply for a scholarship program offered by the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana and the Northwest Indiana McDonald's Operators.
The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana and the Northwest Indiana McDonald's Operators are collaborating to offer a new scholarship program.
Local McDonald’s Operators and Food Bank of Northwest Indiana Establish HOPE Scholarship for High School Students
MUNSTER | Northwest Indiana McDonald’s Operators (NIMO) and the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana have partnered to establish the HOPE Scholarship for local high school students. The new scholarship program is open to graduating high school seniors living in Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Newton, and J…
HARVEY | Former NFL star wide receiver Terrell Owens captured the hearts of the fans Saturday from the minute he entered the court at Thornton High School to the chants of "T.O., T.O.,"
Crete-Monee senior Marvie Keith knows this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
ST. JOHN | McDonald’s is one step closer to being among St. John's dining options.
East Chicago has a new McDonald's on Indianapolis Boulevard, which is good. Yet there are no plasma TVs or electric fireplaces with sofas like at other new McDonald's.
LANSING | Lansing police are seeking the public's help in finding a teen who robbed a girl of her iPhone at gunpoint in broad daylight in a McDonald's parking lot earlier this month.
EAST CHICAGO | The City of East Chicago is proud to celebrate the re-opening of the a new McDonald's in East Chicago. A ribbon cutting ceremony with invited city officials and the residents was held with on November 1.
Eileen Gold Kushner, who overcame a learning disability to own three Chicago-area McDonald's franchises, speaks at one of her restaurants about growing up with disabilities. Gold collaborated with Kathy Young, a former special education teacher from Cary, Ill. for the book "Smart on the Insi…
BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. | When Eileen Gold Kushner began working at a McDonald's 37 years ago, she was told she would never progress past making french fries and milkshakes. She always had trouble processing what she was learning, but never knew why until she was an adult.
Munster McDonald's Owner Bob Mazzaro chats with 40-year employee Yvette Noe. The restaurant on Ridge Road was completely redone; it was rebuilt from the ground up with a new design. One of the cool new features is a large aquarium put in by a Merrillville store.
Area supervisor Vickie Taylor delivers an order for a customer at the newly reopened Munster McDonald's on Ridge Road. The restaurant was completely rebuilt from the ground up with a new design.
MUNSTER | It took 100 days to create a new Munster landmark along Ridge Road.
The Munster McDonald's on Ridge Road now features a large aquarium put in by a Merrillville store. Yvette Noe, right, has been an employee at McDonald's for 40 years.
The Munster McDonald's on Ridge Road was rebuilt with a new design. One of the cool new features is a large aquarium put in by a Merrillville store.
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