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MARC CHASE: Eagle Scout provides soaring example of cooperation

MARC CHASE: Eagle Scout provides soaring example of cooperation

It's a wonder the upcoming generations in Northwest Indiana have any civility toward one another at all given the way they see some of the adults behave toward one another.

September 17, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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North Twp. hires new manager to organize troubled cemetery

HAMMOND | The chaos and disrepair long characterizing the city's massive Oak Hill Cemetery should be met with order following the recent hiring of a cemetery manager, North Township officials said.

February 04, 2013 6:49 pm
Oak Hill Cemetery ceremony focuses on region Civil War veterans

Oak Hill Cemetery ceremony focuses on region Civil War veterans

HAMMOND | About 100 region residents gathered Sunday at the tomb of a Hammond veteran who served his country more than a century ago, commemorating the sacrifices of America's bloodiest war.

November 11, 2012 7:00 pm Photos

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Civil War headstone dedication to headline Hammond Veterans Day service

Civil War headstone dedication to headline Hammond Veterans Day service

HAMMOND | Nearly a century and a half has passed since Hammond Pvt. Nicholas Mashino survived a battle wound at one of the bloodiest engagements of the Civil War.

November 08, 2012 4:00 pm Photos

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Girl Scouts log hundreds of volunteer hours to preserve Oak Hill burial records

Girl Scouts log hundreds of volunteer hours to preserve Oak Hill burial records

Girl Scouts of Troop 10051 are counting and cataloging the Oak Hill Cemetery burial records in a computer program to make grave site information more accessible to the public.

April 16, 2012 9:00 am Photos

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Girl Scouts logging hundreds of volunteer hours, preserving Oak Hill burial records

Girl Scouts logging hundreds of volunteer hours, preserving Oak Hill burial records

MUNSTER | The first trip the Girl Scouts of Troop 10051 made to Hammond's Oak Hill Cemetery revealed a troubled, unkempt burial ground with more graves than the girls thought they could count.

April 15, 2012 7:00 pm Photos

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More bones found in troubled section of Oak Hill Cemetery

More bones found in troubled section of Oak Hill Cemetery

HAMMOND | North Township maintenance crews found three more bones Wednesday in a dirt berm near an area where five human bones were found Sunday at embattled Oak Hill Cemetery.

March 14, 2012 6:30 pm Photos

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Burial site renewed

Burial site renewed

The headstone of Anna E. Klug is brought back to her gravesite Tuesday.

December 06, 2011 12:50 pm
Burial site renewed

Burial site renewed

Volunteers Kyle Prendergast, left, Kert Hansen and Mike Prendergast place the headstone of Anna E. Klug back on her grave Tuesday. Klug's headstone had been missing from its grave site at Hammond's Oak Hill Cemetery since at least 1992 and was found discarded in a debris area of the cemetery.

December 06, 2011 12:50 pm
Burial site renewed

Burial site renewed

HAMMOND | Kyle Prendergast, left, Mike Prendergast and Kert Hansen place the headstone of Anna E. Klug back on her grave Tuesday.

December 06, 2011 12:50 pm
Trustee to assume maintenance, demands control of Oak Hill Cemetery

Trustee to assume maintenance, demands control of Oak Hill Cemetery

HAMMOND | The North Township trustee plans to take over maintenance of troubled Oak Hill Cemetery and has sent an edict to its owner to surrender control of the 21-acre graveyard or face court action.

November 18, 2011 4:45 pm
Oak Hill headstones, management missing in action

Oak Hill headstones, management missing in action

HAMMOND | The government-issued headstone of a Hammond World War II veteran lies near old discarded tires and rusted-out machinery, cast off in an area behind a trash bin.

November 06, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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