Becoming an adult proves challenging for most people and is especially tough for youth leaving foster care.
Mother and sons paying bills
Smiling teenagers in a car
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Another major Illinois city has passed a ban on minors using commercial tanning beds.
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.
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.
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.
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.
MUNSTER | Today's youngsters know everything about everything, but how much to do they know about the value of saving?
"No one really likes to be pale."
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.
For more information please contact Beth Szamatowicz at 219-322-8614 ext 332. To learn more about Campagna Academy please visit them online at www.campagnaacademy.org.
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.
Certified Driving School founder and instructor Jerry Mazur talks about teaching driving skills to teenagers.
Shoshana Zacharias, 15, hopes her dream becomes a reality at the Miss Junior Teen United States Pageant.
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,…
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.
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.
Teenagers should not be having intercourse. Teenagers are way too young.
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