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Social Media in the classroom

Social Media in the classroom

February 27, 2014 1:16 pm

Youths aging out of foster care still need families

Becoming an adult proves challenging for most people and is especially tough for youth leaving foster care.

October 25, 2013 12:00 am
Savvy Money Tips To Share With Your Teen

Savvy Money Tips To Share With Your Teen

Mother and sons paying bills

July 02, 2013 1:32 pm


Smiling teenagers in a car

April 23, 2013 9:32 am

Another Illinois city prohibits teens from tanning

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Another major Illinois city has passed a ban on minors using commercial tanning beds.

September 06, 2012 11:30 pm

Catholic Youth Xperience focuses on service

VALPARAISO | The American dream of owning a home has never been more difficult than during the economic downturn in recent years. For others, keeping a home has been similarly challenging.

July 25, 2012 12:00 am
Lansing teens collect jeans for the homeless

Lansing teens collect jeans for the homeless

LANSING | The National Junior Honor Society at Memorial Junior High School participated in a charity program which involved running a jean collection drive sponsored by the DoSomething Organization in collaboration with Aeropostale.

February 16, 2012 12:00 am
Area teen chosen Chicago's St. Lucia Queen

Area teen chosen Chicago's St. Lucia Queen

CHICAGO | Abigail Ro Ogrentz, 16, of Chicago's Hegewisch neighborhood, was crowned Chicago Lucia Queen for 2011 at the Daley Plaza on Dec. 13 as part of city-wide celebration of Sankta Lucia Day, organized by the Central Swedish Committee of Chicago.

December 18, 2011 12:00 am Photos


Learn about local history, how to care for yourself

I am appalled how so many teenagers are dependent on their phones, iPods, and technology in general. Many teens don't even know the slightest part of providing for themselves. Many don't know how to cook for themselves, let alone clean for themselves.

November 24, 2011 12:00 am

Lights, Camera, Save! competition for youths

MUNSTER | Today's youngsters know everything about everything, but how much to do they know about the value of saving?

October 27, 2011 12:00 am

Illinois residents react to California's ban on teen tanning

"No one really likes to be pale."

October 15, 2011 6:30 pm

Teens learn about struggles of home ownership at Catholic Youth Xperience

VALPARAISO | A group of Northwest Indiana teens will lend a helping hand today to Housing Opportunities, a Valparaiso-based housing assistance agency serving low-income residents of Northwest Indiana.

July 23, 2011 12:00 am
Campagna Academy

Campagna Academy

For more information please contact Beth Szamatowicz at 219-322-8614 ext 332. To learn more about Campagna Academy please visit them online at

July 14, 2011 11:46 am

Teen summit Aug. 5 at IUN

GARY | Community organizations are collaborating to host the inaugural Teen Empowerment & Leadership Summit from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 5 at Indiana University Northwest, Savannah Auditorium, 3400 Broadway, the Urban League of Northwest Indiana Inc. has announced.

July 09, 2011 12:00 am
Teaching teens to drive

Teaching teens to drive

Certified Driving School founder and instructor Jerry Mazur talks about teaching driving skills to teenagers.

July 05, 2011 6:59 pm
State winner hopes to dance her way to national title

State winner hopes to dance her way to national title

Shoshana Zacharias, 15, hopes her dream becomes a reality at the Miss Junior Teen United States Pageant.

June 30, 2011 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Take it from a teen, parenting is a challenging sport

YOUNG VOICES: Take it from a teen, parenting is a challenging sport

If there has been anything I've learned over my past 17 years, it has been this: Parenting is not for the faint-hearted. From the very start, parents must deal with incessant interruptions and countless hours of lost sleep. Of course, most parents realize that raising a child is a challenge,…

May 16, 2011 12:00 am

Portage freshman arrested over nude photos of classmates on phone

PORTAGE | A 15-year-old Portage High School freshman boy was removed from school last week and sent to the Porter County Juvenile Detention Center after police found nude photos of female classmates on his cell phone.

April 13, 2011 6:00 pm Related
Concert features youth orchestra

Concert features youth orchestra

HOBART | Northwest Indiana Symphony Youth Orchestra will present its winter concert at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Hobart High School Auditorium under the direction of Philip Bauman.

February 14, 2011 12:00 am

Teenagers are too young and should abstain

Teenagers should not be having intercourse. Teenagers are way too young.

November 02, 2010 12:00 am
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