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July 06, 2014 12:00 am
Youngsters set pace for peace on streets

Youngsters set pace for peace on streets

On a somber day for Gary, a dozen young people with snazzy white drums and cymbals set a new beat for the city as they marched along 15th Avenue Saturday in a Walk for Peace On Our Streets.

May 10, 2014 7:41 pm Photos

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Daily thank those who fought for our freedom

As another anniversary of Lithuanian independence (Feb. 16) has come and independence regained (March 11) approaches, the quest for freedom and self-determination of nations rages in parts of the world.

February 23, 2014 12:00 am

Living in peace no longer seems a possibility

Children ages 12 and older killing each other. Guards watching over children to and from schools. Security at funerals. Mass shootings. Parents killing their offspring.

November 10, 2013 12:00 am
East Chicago families march for peace

East Chicago families march for peace

 

August 11, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Remember war dead, strive for peace

GUEST COMMENTARY: Remember war dead, strive for peace

The Memorial Day established in 1863 by President Abraham Lincoln is gradually fading into history. It was meant to establish into our national memory the sacrifice of thousands of sons and daughters who gave their lives in service to their country in peace and war.

May 27, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: 'Peace on Earth' begins with peacemakers

Each year, especially at Christmas, Americans profess their desire for "Peace on Earth." Well, in the words of the 1955 song, "Let there be peace on Earth, and let it begin with me."

December 25, 2012 12:00 am

U.S. must sustain efforts to strengthen fragile peace

Peace is indeed fragile, and that is a reason to maintain our military readiness in the face of the fiscal cliff (Doug Ross column, Dec. 5). It is also a reason to sustain our commitment to international development assistance.

December 16, 2012 12:00 am
Joining the Peace Corps at 56

Joining the Peace Corps at 56

Mary Kaczka, of Valparaiso, packs her belongings Tuesday before leaving for a 27-month role with the Peace Corps in the Asian county of Azerbaijan. Kaczka was formerly the executive director of Partners in Contracting Corp. in Hammond.

September 18, 2012 1:53 pm
Joining the Peace Corps at 56

Joining the Peace Corps at 56

“I was interested in a life-changing challenge and experience,” Mary Kaczka said of her 27-month role with the Peace Corps in the Asian county of Azerbaijan. “I feel like this is my purpose.”

September 18, 2012 1:53 pm
Promoting peace at PUC

Promoting peace at PUC

Purdue University Calumet student Alonzo Bailey, left, and Purdue Calumet Associate Director of Facilities Paul Pratt admire the Building a Culture of Peace for the Children of the World display Monday in Hammond. The university has launched a week of events honoring the life of rights activ…

January 23, 2012 1:43 pm
Promoting peace at PUC

Promoting peace at PUC

Purdue Calumet Chancellor Thomas Keon, from left, East Chicago Department of Redevelopment Director John Artis and Lake Station Mayor Keith Soderquist admire the Building a Culture of Peace for the Children of the World display Monday at Purdue University Calumet in Hammond.

January 23, 2012 1:43 pm
Promoting peace at PUC

Promoting peace at PUC

Keynote speaker Martinez Chapman from Soka Gakkai International addresses a crowd Monday as Purdue University Calumet began a week of events honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

January 23, 2012 1:43 pm

EDITORIAL: Peace on Earth requires effort

The message of peace on Earth, proclaimed two millennia ago, came as welcome news. The world was at war then, and the angels proclaimed their message in an occupied land.

December 25, 2011 12:00 am
Fegely students voice hope for peace through pinwheel project

Fegely students voice hope for peace through pinwheel project

PORTAGE | Fegely Middle School students expressed their thoughts about war and peace and living in harmony by participating in an art installation project this week.

September 21, 2011 6:25 pm Photos

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Crown Point lawyer answers call to serve others in Ukraine

Crown Point lawyer answers call to serve others in Ukraine

CROWN POINT | Connie Postelli knows she's going to Ukraine to teach English as a second language with the Peace Corps, and that she leaves Northwest Indiana on Sept. 19. Her research has told her the winters will be brutal, with temperatures 20 to 40 degrees below zero.

September 09, 2011 9:30 pm
'Kennedy's Children' celebrate Peace Corps

'Kennedy's Children' celebrate Peace Corps

Walter Jones, of Gary, kneels to take a picture of the plaque that was unveiled Monday in Federal Plaza to mark the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps. Jones volunteered in Sierra Leone from 1990 to 1992.

August 29, 2011 3:40 pm
'Kennedy's Children' celebrate Peace Corps

'Kennedy's Children' celebrate Peace Corps

Chicago area Peace Corps volunteers celebrated the program's 50th anniversary with a tree and plaque dedication ceremony in Federal Plaza. About 300 people gathered in the plaza for speeches, acknowlegements and dedications. Among them was Garth Lewis, of Gary, center who had served in the P…

August 29, 2011 3:40 pm
'Kennedy's Children' celebrate Peace Corps

'Kennedy's Children' celebrate Peace Corps

Catherine Foster and Joe Carroll unveil a plaque Monday in Federal Plaza marking the 50th anniversary of the Chicago area Peace Corps.

August 29, 2011 3:40 pm
'Kennedy's Children' celebrate Peace Corps

'Kennedy's Children' celebrate Peace Corps

Katie O'Connor, manager of the Chicago regional recruitment office for the Peace Corps, speaks to a crowd of about 300 people Monday who gathered in Federal Plaza to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps with a tree and plaque dedication.

August 29, 2011 3:40 pm
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