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Peggy Potempa and Farm Collie Laddy with Family's 1969 Oldsmobile 85 Cutlass

Peggy Potempa and Farm Collie Laddy with Family's 1969 Oldsmobile 85 Cutlass

Peggy Potempa, mother of Times Columnist Philip Potempa, is shown at the family farm in August 2000 with her collie Laddy and her mother's 1969 Oldsmobile 85 Cutlass.

July 06, 2014 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Take time to thank male mentors, too

YOUNG VOICES: Take time to thank male mentors, too

As we prepare to celebrate Mother's Day, let me be the first to assert that no one loves his mother more than I love mine.

May 10, 2014 9:30 pm
Country Singer Vince Gill with Peggy Potempa, Mother of Times Columnist Philip Potempa

Country Singer Vince Gill with Peggy Potempa, Mother of Times Columnist Philip Potempa

Country Singer Vince Gill chats backstage with Peggy Potempa, mother of Times Columnist Philip Potempa, Thursday, following his concert at Star Plaza Theatre in Merrillville.

May 10, 2014 12:00 am
And the NWI Communities Mother's Day Contest winner is...

And the NWI Communities Mother's Day Contest winner is...

After reading through the 21 submissions entered for the NWI Communities Mother's Day Contest, it's safe to say there are quite a few phenomenal moms out and about in the Region.

May 08, 2014 12:00 pm Photos

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Now, as always, Mom knows best and is happy to share

In honor of the start of Women’s History Month and my own dear Mom, in retirement in the warm climes of Arizona, I present to you the lessons she taught me over the years.

March 02, 2014 12:00 am
Santa's stage helper: New national Broadway tour of 'Elf the Musical' in Chicago

Santa's stage helper: New national Broadway tour of 'Elf the Musical' in Chicago

Actor Will Blum is ready to spend his Thanksgiving in Chicago, but not so ready for the cold.

November 28, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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OFFBEAT: Queen Latifah featuring Bake-Off winner on talk show Thursday

OFFBEAT: Queen Latifah featuring Bake-Off winner on talk show Thursday

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

November 11, 2013 12:00 am
Comedienne Margaret Cho

Comedienne Margaret Cho

Funny Margaret Cho is performing one stand-up comedy show on Saturday at Chicago Theatre for her new "Mother" national tour.

October 16, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Margaret Cho in Chicago Saturday with 'Mother' comedy tour

OFFBEAT: Margaret Cho in Chicago Saturday with 'Mother' comedy tour

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

October 16, 2013 12:00 am
Justin Bieber, Pattie Mallette

Justin Bieber, Pattie Mallette

In this Nov. 18, 2012 file photo, Justin Bieber, right, kisses his mother Pattie Mallette at the 40th Anniversary American Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

July 04, 2013 12:00 am
Savvy Money Tips To Share With Your Teen

Savvy Money Tips To Share With Your Teen

Mother and sons paying bills

July 02, 2013 1:32 pm
Siblings shown in old photo tell their stories

Siblings shown in old photo tell their stories

Original caption: August 4, 1948 - Chicago, Illinois: They're on the auction block. These small children of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Chalifoux of Chicago, Illinois. For long months 40 year old Ray and his wife, Lucille, 24, waged a desperate but losing battle to keep food in the mouth and a roof ove…

June 17, 2013 4:04 pm
Lugar MADD

Lugar MADD

Candy Lightner, left, founder and president of (MADD) Mothers Against Drunk Drivers, faces reporters on June 14, 1983, at Capitol Hill, Washington. Lightner is joined by Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Ind., and Transportation Secretary Elizabeth Dole. The three favor a national drinking age of 21.

February 18, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Mike Tyson Broadway one-man show good and 'gloves off'

OFFBEAT: Mike Tyson Broadway one-man show good and 'gloves off'

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

February 18, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Fitness tips for new moms

Fitness tips for new moms

Regular exercise after pregnancy can promote weight loss, improve cardiovascular fitness, boost mom's energy and mood and relieve stress.

January 07, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Like Her, Like Me: Modeling healthy behaviors

Like Her, Like Me: Modeling healthy behaviors

Simply watching mom engage in healthy habits, like staying active or enjoying a nutritious breakfast at home, can set the stage for a lifetime of smart choices.

November 23, 2012 12:00 am
Anne Eckert's Zucchini Bread

Anne Eckert's Zucchini Bread

Fresh and moist zucchini bread, created by Times Columnist Philip Potempa's mother Peggy, is easy to make, using a simple family recipe by retired farm town teacher Anne Eckert.

November 07, 2012 12:00 am
I Love Your House

I Love Your House

November 01, 2012 11:59 am
Cook Now, Eat Later, Skip the Stress

Cook Now, Eat Later, Skip the Stress

October 29, 2012 11:43 am
High flying Starship singer to fightin' Irish favorite

High flying Starship singer to fightin' Irish favorite

Midwest music veteran Cathy Richardson gives a rare solo performance tonight during a short break from a world tour as lead singer of the legendary Jefferson Starship.

September 21, 2012 12:00 am
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