New Chicago was established in about 1908, between Hobart and Lake Station. Most of the land development came right after the Korean War.
Jon Costas, Mayor of Valparaiso, speaks to the crowd gathered at the war memorial at Foundations Meadow Park Friday afternoon about the men and women who sacrificed so much for our great nation.
LANSING | Rainfall didn't stop the scheduled Memorial Day parade in Thornton on May 27. Included in the procession were local World War II veterans, cub scouts, girl scouts, several fire departments and the South Holland Garden Club.
Two years ago, Highland native Michael Ray became one of the youngest U.S. Navy officers to command a ship, the destroyer USS O'Kane.
MUNSTER | The gunpowder had long settled from the Memorial Day salute at Munster's Community Veterans Memorial.
HEBRON | Twenty white crosses and one Star of David formed the backdrop for the Memorial Day service at the Hebron Cemetery Monday morning.
HAMMOND | “Death leaves a heartache that no one can heal. Love leaves a memory that no one can steal.”
PORTAGE | It lasted only about 10 minutes, so if you came late, you missed it.
U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, speaks at the Memorial Day service Monday at Stoney Run County Park in Leroy.
David Ridenour and Denise Delaney-Wrolen lay a wreath Monday at the Memorial Day service at Stoney Run County Park in Leroy.
A wreath is seen Monday at the Memorial Day service at Stoney Run County Park in Leroy.
Ricardo Coy plays taps on a trumpet Monday at the Memorial Day service at Stoney Run County Park in Leroy.
Vietnam veteran Dan Cotterell, left, of Hammond, talks with 92-year-old World War II veteran Mike Giba, of Highland, at the Memorial Day service Monday at Stoney Run County Park in Leroy.
Members of the 4th Indiana Light Artillery fire a volley Monday at the Memorial Day service at Stoney Run County Park in Leroy.
Members of the Marine Corps J.R.O.T.C. march in the Memorial Day parade in Portage on Monday.
Six-year-old Oshae Turnipseed, of Portage, proudly waves his flags during the Memorial Day parade in Portage on Monday.
Six-year-old Jessica Hegedus, of Portage, grabs some candy during the Memorial Day parade in the town Monday.
Residents wait for the Memorial Day parade in Portage on Monday.
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