CROWN POINT | The University of Saint Francis announced tenure and promotions for faculty members and honored others for completing advanced degrees or working on sabbaticals at the university’s Faculty Scholarship Banquet on Tuesday, Aug. 19.
Evan Krueger, of Lansing, recently started school at Reavis Elementary School. He is in kindergarten.
HAMMOND | Rescuing and nurturing abandoned or hurt animals is nothing new to Joe Michalik, a volunteer at the Indiana Welcome Center.
CROWN POINT | Crown Point Community School Corporation is pleased and excited to welcome a talented and dedicated group of new teachers for the 2014-2015 school year.
CROWN POINT | There is good news for everyone who enjoys perusing the Crown Point Farmers Market Saturday mornings whether they are searching for fresh produce, flowers or unique gifts and goods.
CROWN POINT | St. Mary’s Catholic Community School Principal L. Thomas Ruiz describes the 2013-2014 school year as “excellent.”
MUNSTER | The Munster Jr. Historical Society, in partnership with the Munster Police Department, is presenting a student safety program entitled Whistle Away Crime (WAC) for Munster school children of all ages. This life-saving program will teach children what to do if they become lost, hurt…
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GARY | Oil Stadium presents a $2,682 check to Habitat for Humanity and the NWI Veterans Action Council for a fundraiser that was held on July 1 sponsoring the Veterans Build. There were more than 600 people in attendance.
HAMMOND | New and gently used children’s and young adult books will be collected at every First Midwest Bank branch during August, setting into motion the second annual Book Brigade: A Call to Action with a goal double over last year’s collection.
LAPORTE | The LaPorte Jaycees are helping students be ready for the launch of the school year by collecting backpacks, school supplies and toiletries for its 10th annual backpack drive.
CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Swim Club will be hosting its winter season new swimmer evaluations on Sept. 3-4 from 5:45-8 p.m. at the Crown Point High School pool. Swimmers will need to come prepared for a brief in-water evaluation with a swim suit,
VALPARAISO | The 2014 Valparaiso Popcorn Festival Cutest Baby Contest preliminaries are from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at City Hall, 166 Lincolnway.
The Civil Air Patrol meets at Heritage Middle School weekly and is an auxiliary program of the U.S. Air Force. The squadron has three missions: search and rescue, cadet program and community service. It is open to those age 12 or older.
HAMMOND | The Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana will host its monthly Second Saturday Family Science Program on Aug. 9, beginning at 2 p.m. The event will include a storytelling session and two planetarium shows. The cost is $12 for adults and $10 for children.
CROWN POINT | Brooke Tucker had a donation party for her eighth birthday. She asked that all of her friends bring a gift for the homeless animals at Lake County Animal Shelter instead of a gift for her.
CEDAR LAKE | This year’s car, truck and cycle show featured 110 vehicles entered for trophies and an addtional five vehicles entered for show only. The entertainment was provided by Curt Lechner, Elvis Tribute Artist and DJ extraordinary Brian Cummings, owner of Cyber Pro DJ of Munster. Rust…
CROWN POINT | The Center for American Progress released its national study of school districts across America and ranked the most productive school districts on their educational Return on Investment (ROI) by state.
VALPARAISO | Notre Dame's annual Shakespeare Festival took place in July, which included Shakescenes. The Shakescenes performances took place on stage in the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center with youth theatre groups throughout Northwest Indiana, including Valparaiso's Memorial Opera House.
Summer is in full swing and will be gone before we know it!
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