VALPARAISO | The City of Valparaiso, the Parks Department and the Parks Foundation encourage families, friends, and individuals this Memorial Day holiday weekend, to remember those who have served and given the ultimate sacrifice. The City will hold a Memorial Day observance at the Service M…
VALPARAISO | World War II veterans Bill Wellman and John Wolf will be the guest speakers at Friday's annual Memorial Day service at the Foundation Meadows service memorial.
VALPARAISO | It's an unpleasant job but cleaning up after your pet is part of the responsibility of ownership, and it's the message behind the city's "Scoop the Poop" program.
HOBART | The Parks Department is offering a tree-buying program for residents in hopes of getting new plantings at several of the parks, officials said.
SCHERERVILLE | The town will host a flashlight egg hunt for children 9 to 13 years old Thursday at Town Hall, 10 E. Joliet St.
VALPARAISO | Playgrounds are a concept kids in many parts of the world can't comprehend.
SCHERERVILLE | The town will host a flashlight egg hunt for children 9 to 13 years old March 28 at Town Hall, 10 E. Joliet St.
VALPARAISO | With the recent flurry of snow showers, gardening might not be the first thing that comes to mind, but Valparaiso is gearing up for another community gardens season.
VALPARAISO | Central Park Plaza was a busy place in 2012 with 107 events, but, as Valparaiso prepares to unveil plans for the park's expansion, it's already set for an even busier 2013.
VALPARAISO | The second phase of the transformation of Bicentennial Park begins this week with the parks department seeking quotes for installing drainage improvements at the park.
VALPARAISO | The Butterfield Family Pavilion at Fairgrounds Park has seen a lot since its Depression-era construction in the 1930s, from its days as an animal barn for the Porter County Fair to the upcoming Galacti-Con gaming convention in October.
VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso Parks Department has a priority list of projects it wants to do in 2013 but only enough money to do about a third of them.
Another small piece of the planned Dunes-Kankakee Trail can be built this summer now that Porter County has agreed to maintain it after it's built.
VALPARAISO | Rogers Lakewood Park might qualify for a guest shot on one of those "ultimate makeover" reality shows as the parks staff tries to convert it from that carefree look to something more native.
VALPARAISO | Although property tax collections remained lower than was levied, not all the financial news was bad at Monday's council meeting.
VALPARAISO | The city's parks have started an affordable housing program for birds and bats.
SCHERERVILLE | The Northwest Indiana Storytelling Guild plans to share Christmas stories and songs during a program scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday in the community room at Town Hall, 10 E. Joliet St.
VALPARAISO | With plans for the expansion of Central Park Plaza about two months from completion, parks officials are ready to start transforming Bicentennial Park.
PORTAGE | When Iver Arvidson built the Gary Limits subdivision — now known as Harbor Oaks — he named its little neighborhood park Roberts Park for his only son, Robert.
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