VALPARAISO | After decades in the community, raising children and being good neighbors, Phoebe and Donald Brink, a World War II veteran, wouldn’t think of moving or calling another town home.
Aaron Ingram makes some roof repairs at 404 Elmhurst in Valparaiso during the annual Rebuilding Together project Saturday.
Valparaiso University student Mickey Suber fills a whellbarrow with mulch while helping landscape the yard at 359 Chicago St. in Valparaiso during the annual Rebuilding Together project Saturday.
Sam Mueller, right, and Madeline Shepley do yard work at 404 Elmhurst in Valparaiso during the annual Rebuilding Together project Saturday.
The Rebuilding Together Valparaiso Workday 2013 is set for April 20.
HOBART | The annual Wild Game Dinner is from 5 to 9 p.m. on March 9 at the County Line Orchard, 200 S. County Line Road.
CHESTERTON | Every day more and more vulnerable people across the country are struggling against rising health care costs and a threatening economy. If given the choice, most Americans would choose to stay in their homes as they age. Unfortunately, the challenges of repairing homes and commu…
HAMMOND | Volunteers this week finished their makeover of the home of a North Hammond senior citizen, despite a pair of burglaries during the reconstruction.
HAMMOND | Helen Larson's home was destined for the demolition list until efforts by dozens of volunteers made it possible for her to stay in the house her father built.
Lesly Bailey, marketing consultant for Porter County Aging and Community Services, says after the installation of a ramp at the home of Judy Hood, the Valparaiso woman is appreciative and thankful for the help she has received as she adjusts to life as an amputee.
VALPARAISO | Rebuilding Together Valparaiso has received a grant from Lowes’ Stores Corporate Office enabling us to renovate a home, free of charge to the homeowner, for a family in Valparaiso. Volunteers, including VU students and members of the community will be replacing doors, windows an…
VALPARAISO | After serving as interim planning director for more than two months, Tyler Kent was appointed Friday to the position full-time by Mayor Jon Costas.
VALPARAISO | Janice Mann knows what it's like to give of her time.
Hobart Arts League is hosting an All Members Exhibit this month, showcasing a mix of artwork in various mediums done by the league members, at the league facility, 3850 Howard St., Hobart.
VALPARAISO | The road to AmeriCorps for Megan Telligman started with a course in philanthropy at Valparaiso University.
Each Mother's Day for the past nine years, Ron Jackson has stood in front of The Bright Spot Restaurant in Hobart presenting a carnation to each mother in memory of his own mother. He was there as usual on Sunday in his tuxedo and top hat, bringing a bit of cheer to all the ladies.
PORTAGE | Looking at the dozens of people transforming her home, inside and out Saturday, Barbara McKee was beyond words.
CROWN POINT | Rebuilding Together of South Lake County will host an application fair for its annual "Christmas in September" building blitz on April 30 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Crown Point Civic Center, 101 S. East St. A representative from the City of Crown Point will read a proclamatio…
The Valparaiso chapter of Rebuilding Together, a nonprofit committed to refurbishing homes, worked on several homes for its annual workday Saturday.
CROWN POINT | Rebuilding Together of South Lake County will host an application fair for its annual "Christmas in September" building blitz on April 30 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Crown Point Civic Center, 101 S. East St.
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