“Exercise has been demonstrated over and over to be useful,” Johnson says. “Truth is, any level is of value.” Walking, he says “gets you outside, and some outside is good as long as you don’t overdo it. The best way to get Vitamin D is sunshine.”Years added? At least three years. That’s the …
Porter County's newest park has a name courtesy of a group of Morgan Township Elementary School fourth-graders.
Ah the region, home to sand, steel mills ... and surfers?
WHITING | The City of Whiting will host an open house to honor the renovated Whiting Lakefront Park, with special entertainment by the Radio Disney Chicago Road Crew, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday.
CHICAGO | Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday said the city plans to develop about 300 acres around 116th Street and Stony Island Avenue into a series of trails for hikers and mountain bikers — giving them a challenging, yet natural, terrain to ride.
WHITING | The body of a man found washed up on Whiting Beach was positively identified as a Chicago man who went missing from a blazing boat in late May.
Indiana State Prison inmate Marcus Winphrie shows the crucifix he wears daily behind the walls in maximum security.
A new 3.7 million-square-foot all-natural health club started construction recently and promises free access to the 1.5 million people who live within 15 minutes of it.
ValPlayso: The Next Generation is not your grandfather's playground.
VALPARAISO | The campaign to get playground equipment for handicapped children into Valparaiso's parks is getting some help from members of the city's Mayoral Advisory Council on Disability.
VALPARAISO | The city is ready to obtain the right of way for extending the Vale Park Road pathway between Keystone Commons and Beauty Creek Estates.
The purchase of playground equipment for Valparaiso's parks is good news for kids in Valparaiso, but also for kids abroad.
VALPARAISO | When a parks department playground set retires, it isn't thrown in a landfill. It gets a face-lift and then travels the world.
VALPARAISO | Evan Merz was talking to a friend in the Electric Vehicle Club at Purdue University when the pair had an "aha moment" that turned them from students into entrepreneurs.
The first annual St. Jude House Poker Run on Sunday, September 8 was a great way to enjoy the summer weather and give back to the community. With more than 100 people in attendance with participants visiting locations throughout the region, the event is sure to be a winner for years to come.
Motorcycle aficionados can take advantage of the summer weather one last time at the first annual St. Jude House Poker Run on Sunday, September 8. The poker run is sponsored by The Northwest Indiana Auto Trade Association Inc.
LAKE STATION | The city has scheduled its Rummage in the Park event from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 14 at Riverview Park, 2701 Ripley St.
VALPARAISO | Workers from Rieth-Riley this week are widening and repaving the walking track around the perimeter of Fairgrounds Park.
VALPARAISO | The city's Parks Department is ready to install the first of its trailhead signs along with another sign at the entrance to Foundation Meadows Park.
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