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Unsealed birth records give adoptees peek at past

Unsealed birth records give adoptees peek at past

SPRINGFIELD | Maura Duffy spent a day in Chicago last September with her mother: A walk along Lake Michigan, shared meals, a boat tour highlighting Second City architecture.

July 28, 2013 8:45 pm

Plans to improve state child services agency set to become law

INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers have given the Department of Child Services all the new tools they believe the agency needs to protect Hoosier children from abuse and neglect.

April 29, 2013 7:10 pm Related
Famed Chicago DJ to sign books at Bartlett's

Famed Chicago DJ to sign books at Bartlett's

John Records Landecker is on the air every night in Chicago on WLS-FM (94.7FM). He has written a memoir about his tremendous radio career with the help of his former producer, Shore contributor Rick Kaempfer. The book “Records Truly is My Middle Name” was released via Eckhartz Press (www.eck…

April 05, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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RECORDS - Larry Clark

RECORDS - Larry Clark

Valparaiso Library Head of Genealogy Larry Clark looks up an obituary notice requested from someone in California. Clark says he receives many requests about former area residents from family and friends that now live out-of-state.

February 07, 2013 12:00 am
Stacks of Life with Jim Dedelow in the WJOB Music Library

Stacks of Life with Jim Dedelow in the WJOB Music Library

WJOB radio station owner Jim Dedelow visits the memory lane of music housed in the Hammond studio's vast record collection.

September 16, 2012 12:00 am
Girl Scouts logging hundreds of volunteer hours, preserving Oak Hill burial records

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

A Girl Scout with Munster Troop 10051 reads burial information on paper cards during a work session to digitize the records from Hammond's Oak Hill Cemetery.

April 10, 2012 4:55 pm
Girl Scouts logging hundreds of volunteer hours, preserving Oak Hill burial records

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

Girl Scouts from Troop 10051 work on digitizing burial records contained on paper cards for the troubled Oak Hill Cemetery during a work session last week at their troop leader's home in Munster. The girls are assisting the North Township trustee's office in bringing some order to the cemete…

April 10, 2012 4:55 pm
Girl Scouts logging hundreds of volunteer hours, preserving Oak Hill burial records

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

Girl Scouts, from left, Anna Riggs, Lauren Florek and Claire LeMonnier and Troop 10051 leader Kerry Connor, standing, work on digitizing burial records for the troubled Oak Hill Cemetery in Hammond during a work session last week at Connor's home in Munster.

April 10, 2012 4:55 pm
Girl Scouts logging hundreds of volunteer hours, preserving Oak Hill burial records

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

Girl Scouts from Troop 10051 of Munster are digitizing all available death records contained on paper cards for the troubled Oak Hill Cemetery in Hammond.

April 10, 2012 4:55 pm
Interactive: Early Bell recordings

Interactive: Early Bell recordings

Listen to early recordings made by Alexander Graham Bell and his associates, Chichester Bell and Charles Sumner Tainter.

December 14, 2011 11:35 am
Keeping record

Keeping record

Electronic medical records are a hot topic in the health care industry. The online systems help monitor patients medication and care by multiple users rather than relying on one physical chart being passed from health care provider to provider. "Everything you need at the tip of your fingers…

August 28, 2011 12:00 am

Porter County births

Porter Hospital Valparaiso Campus

August 18, 2011 12:00 am
RECORDS - Larry Clark

RECORDS - Larry Clark

The Valparaiso Library holds estate records as far back as the mid-1800s. Larry Clark, head of the genealogy department at the library, says some of the old books rub off and turn your fingers orange after handling them.

August 04, 2011 12:45 pm
RECORDS - Larry Clark

RECORDS - Larry Clark

Larry Clark, head of the genealogy department at the Valparaiso Public Library, recently was given dozens of books of Porter County marriage records from 1836 to 1984 after the county digitized them. Genealogy research has exploded in popularity as records have become more readily available …

August 04, 2011 12:35 pm
Ilaine Church

Ilaine Church

Ilaine Church, of Valparaiso, researches her lineage on microfilm at the Valparaiso Public Library as Larry Clark looks on. Clark is head of the genealogy department.

August 04, 2011 12:35 pm
Ilaine Church

Ilaine Church

Ilaine Church, of Valparaiso, looks through books while researching her lineage in the Valparaiso Public Library genealogy department.

August 04, 2011 12:35 pm
Area music fans of all ages stuck in a vinyl groove

Area music fans of all ages stuck in a vinyl groove

Gabriel Mauch, of Hammond, is as much a fan of record stores and their environments as he is of listening to the music. "You're searching for that record you've been looking for for years and all of the sudden you find it, this white whale you've been searching for. That's the best."

June 18, 2011 12:00 am
Area music fans of all ages stuck in a vinyl groove

Area music fans of all ages stuck in a vinyl groove

Gabriel Mauch, of Hammond, looks through some of the records in his collection of more than 600 albums. Mauch started buying vinyl recordings more than a decade ago. A fan of punk and alternative rock as well as genre pioneers such as the Stooges and David Bowie, Mauch's attraction to the fo…

June 18, 2011 12:00 am
Area music fans of all ages stuck in a vinyl groove

Area music fans of all ages stuck in a vinyl groove

Gabriel Mauch, of Hammond, holds a clear vinyl record by the band POS as he looks through some of the albums in his LP collection. Vinyl records are seeing a surge in popularity, but Mauch has been buying them for about 10 years.

June 18, 2011 12:00 am
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