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Portage Township Food Pantry

Ogden Dunes man first master recycler in the state

Ogden Dunes man first master recycler in the state

OGDEN DUNES | Jim Biancotti spent the last 15 years of his career in the environmental department of a local steel mill.

July 21, 2014 12:00 am

Restaurant to hold fundraiser for Portage Township Food Pantry

PORTAGE | Texas Roadhouse, 6130 E. U.S. 6, is hosting a "Headlock on Hunger" event to benefit the Portage Township Food Pantry on July 20.

July 13, 2014 12:00 am

Fekete announces resignation from Portage boards

PORTAGE | Longtime Portage Township School Board and city Utility Services Board member Bill Fekete announced Wednesday that he will resign from his posts Friday.

April 09, 2014 6:00 pm

NEO considers buying building from Portage schools

PORTAGE | Neighbors' Educational Opportunities Inc., the nonprofit group that operates adult education programs here, is considering purchasing the former Garyton Elementary School from Portage Township Schools.

March 15, 2014 5:00 pm

Members Advantage Credit Union donates $500 to Portage Township Food Pantry

PORTAGE | Members Advantage Credit Union recently presented a check in the amount of $500 to the Portage Township Food Pantry.

January 17, 2014 4:01 pm

Portage schools add to 1:1 computer plan

PORTAGE | The Portage Township School Board on Monday moved forward with expanding its 1:1 computer endeavor.

October 01, 2013 12:00 am
Community Grant awarded to Portage Nonprofits

Community Grant awarded to Portage Nonprofits

PORTAGE - The Porter County Community Foundation recently awarded a Community Fund grant to Neighbors’ Educational Opportunities and Portage Township Food Pantry for mobile storage for the food pantry in support of the organizations’ Healthy Partnership Program. This collaborative effort wil…

June 21, 2013 6:49 pm
Portage Meijer store opens for business

Portage Meijer store opens for business

PORTAGE | Tammy Bell has been eagerly awaiting the opening of the new Meijer store.

June 13, 2013 4:00 pm Photos

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Garden grows to teach, help others at Woodland Park

Garden grows to teach, help others at Woodland Park

PORTAGE | Allen Hagan is hoping everyone will come out to see the new community garden at Woodland Park.

May 18, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Members Advantage Credit Union donates $500 to Portage Township Food Pantry

Members Advantage Credit Union donates $500 to Portage Township Food Pantry

PORTAGE | During the recent holiday season, Members Advantage Credit Union made a donation in the amount of $500 to the Portage Township Food Pantry.

February 04, 2013 5:37 pm
Helping feed the hungry: Thousands in region don't have enough to eat

Helping feed the hungry: Thousands in region don't have enough to eat

Gloria DeJesus calls the soup kitchen at St. Joseph Church in Hammond a "ripple in the pond."

November 18, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Where Are They Now? Bobbie DeKemper

Where Are They Now? Bobbie DeKemper

Though retired from teaching and coaching, Bobbie DeKemper still carries around her "playbook."

July 02, 2012 8:00 pm Photos

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Pantry Grateful for Postal Drive’s Success

Pantry Grateful for Postal Drive’s Success

PORTAGE | Portage Township Food Pantry board members were delighted by the generosity and support they received from the community during the annual Postal Service Food Drive held May 12. Nearly eight-thousand pounds of food was donated by people throughout the community, then gathered by me…

May 30, 2012 10:22 am

Portage food pantry hopes to help more people by changing hours

PORTAGE | The number of residents served by the Portage Township Food Pantry continues to grow, but officials know they're only reaching a fraction of those who need help.

December 26, 2011 8:30 pm

Portage adult ed building leased to charter school group

PORTAGE | The Portage Township Schools board this week approved leasing the Portage Adult Education building to a newly formed charter school group.

May 25, 2011 8:45 pm
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