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Redar Park market closing Thursday, but the fun moves indoors

Thursday is the last day you can visit Schererville’s Redar Park Farmers Market this year. The closing of the outdoor market is kind of a sad reminder that winter is almost here. Yes, I know, it’s just the beginning of fall, with pumpkins and mums starting to make their appearance, but you k…

September 24, 2014 12:00 am

Kelly Miller Circus is coming to Schererville this weekend

When I promised at the end of last winter that I would not complain about a hot summer, I had no idea that by the end of August I'd hoping I could complain. I know we have a few weeks left of “official summer,” so there is still a chance, slight though, but a chance.

August 27, 2014 12:00 am

Corn roast offers food, music and ber garden in Schererville

The Schererville Chamber of Commerce’s 51st annual all-you-can-eat Corn Roast will be held Friday at Redar Park, Austin and St. Gregory streets.

July 23, 2014 12:00 am

Grab all the fun you can this summer in Schererville

I have always wondered why the days of winter go by so slowly while the days of summer fly by. Here it is the end of June and there’s so much I want to do before hibernating begins (for me that begins when pumpkins start showing up on front porches).

June 25, 2014 12:00 am

Redar Park Market offers venfors and live music on Thursdays

Remember, last winter we were all waiting anxiously for summer? Well, it’s here.

May 28, 2014 12:00 am

Pancake breakfast proceeds to help Schererville Civic Funds Inc.

If it ever arrives, what are your plans for this Summer? When Summer finally gets here, I promise not to complain about the heat. I may decide to stay inside in air conditioning, but I won’t complain, honestly.

April 23, 2014 12:00 am

Venture out for fish, auction, softball and more in Schererville

Between the cold, the snow and the general ickyness (is that a word?) we have lived through since Christmas, many of us. . .okay me. . .have been in total hibernation mode. Now that we’ve seen a little sun, felt a little warmth, maybe we can put away our warm winter throws and get ready for …

March 26, 2014 12:00 am

Fashions, food and fun in Schererville, if you want to go out

I am sure some of you are suffering from cabin fever. But a wonder if any of you have caught what I have  come down with - reverse cabin fever.

February 26, 2014 12:00 am

Forget the snow and get busy with events in Schererville

Well, that was a unique way to start a new year. A snow storm and wind chills that broke records. The only time I went outdoors was to snap pictures of my husband blowing snow off the driveway. It was tough.

January 22, 2014 12:00 am

Memories of Christmases past offer hope for the future

My family and I would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas. We hope that all your wishes come true today and throughout the new year..

December 25, 2013 12:00 am

'Tis the season for giving in the Schererville community

Irving Berlin could always write the perfect song for any holiday. His tune "Count Your Blessings" is great for Thanksgiving.

November 27, 2013 12:00 am

Schererville's Christkindlmarket moves indoors with Santa Claus

I really don’t like mentioning Christmas before Halloween or Thanksgiving, but. . .

October 23, 2013 12:00 am

Country-A-Fair, hockey and beer/wine tasting fill fall calendar

That was an interesting summer, don't you think? Other than snow, I think we had all the seasons in one, spring to summer to fall to summer again. That’s why I love Northwest Indiana, always an adventure.

September 25, 2013 12:00 am

Honor POW/MIA soldiers on recognition day in Schererville

The U.S. National POW/MIA Recognition Day will be observed at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 20 at Schererville’s American Legion Post 485, 7485 Burr St.

August 28, 2013 12:00 am

Join the Schererville chamber for a golden corn roast

The Schererville Chamber of Commerce will host its 50th annual All-you-can-eat Corn Roast on Friday at Redar Park, Austin and Gregory streets.

July 24, 2013 12:00 am

Visit memorial to mark the true meaning of Memorial Day

Memorial Day is Monday, and for some people, it’s become a three-day mini-vacation, filled with planting and a cookout or two. Sometimes, we seem to forget the true meaning of Memorial Day.

May 22, 2013 12:00 am

Eat breakfast Sunday to benefit Wounded Warrior Project

This Sunday, you can make a difference in the life of a Wounded Warrior. All you have to do is eat breakfast.

April 24, 2013 12:00 am

Don't be a hoarder, better to be a donor

If spring’s arrival hasn’t inspired you to start cleaning out your garage, attic, or basement, watch an episode of TV's "Hoarders." I’ve emptied entire rooms during the commercials.

March 27, 2013 12:00 am

Mardi Gras success benefits Schererville PTOs

Cindy Jansky, of Caliber Funding, and Pam Bilyak, of Tupperware, would like to thank everyone who helped, attended and donated to the Schererville Chamber of Commerce’s 21st Mardi Gras Fashion Show this month. It was a great success and proceeds will be presented to the PTOs of Grimmer Middl…

February 27, 2013 12:00 am

Enjoy winter events in Schererville as the days get longer

Daylight savings time begins March 10. Yes, I know it’s more than a month away, but it’s a date I look forward to almost as much the White Sox spring opener - April 1 vs. Kansas City Royals.

January 23, 2013 12:00 am

On to the new year, and the Mardi Gras Fashion Show

Even though Christmas was yesterday (for most of us), it’s not over until the tree comes down or the cookies are gone, whichever comes first, and if you’re a betting person, bet on the cookies.

December 26, 2012 12:00 am

Schererville Chamber of Commerce welcomes new officers

Hopefully, everyone had a great Thanksgiving and lots of fun at the Town of Schererville's and Schererville Chamber of Commerce's Christkindlmarket. Thanks to all the vendors who came and braved the night.

November 28, 2012 12:00 am

Dog park grand opening features run, walk, costumes and more

Have you noticed how Halloween has taken over October? Tombstones and goblins are mixed with mums and pumpkins; soon it will be pilgrims, then Christmas nativity scenes and Santa Claus pushing to the front.

October 24, 2012 12:00 am

Fall finds Schererville ready for Halloween and more

Fall is definitely in the air. Pumpkins and scarecrows are starting to show up on doorsteps and leaves are beginning to change color and fall. Pretty soon, Halloween Peeps will make their annual appearance.

September 26, 2012 12:00 am

Head to the corn roast Friday for food, friends and music

Schererville Chamber of Commerce’s 49th annual All-You-Can-Eat Corn Roast returns Friday to Redar Park, Austin and Gregory streets. Chairs Ken Balazs and Lynnette Yepsen have thousands of ears of corn ordered and a great evening planned.

July 25, 2012 12:00 am

It's easy to stay busy this summer in Schererville

Here it is the end of June, summer’s officially just kicking off and if you are in Schererville, you are busy.

June 27, 2012 12:00 am

Schererville chamber moves office, offers membership special

We’ve moved! By we, I mean the Schererville Chamber of Commerce. Our office is now on the southwest corner of Joliet and Austin streets, and the address is 149 E. Joliet St.

May 23, 2012 12:00 am

Spring is in full swing, so head outdoors for fun in Schererville

Schererville's cement ducks are decorated for spring and I've seen a few White Sox garden gnomes cropping up around town. So it's official, spring is here and it's time to get outdoors.

April 25, 2012 12:00 am

Best winter ever turns into promising spring

This was the best winter ever. I'm still knocking on wood, but since we've set our clocks forward, and according to the calendar March 20 was the vernal equinox (or for regular folks, the first day of spring!), I am a happy person. It's nice to see things blooming, even as we anxiously watch…

March 28, 2012 12:00 am

Lenten journey begins for Christians with special services

Many of us are starting our Lenten journey today, Ash Wednesday, while for others, including the members of St. George Serbian Orthodox Church and St. George Hellenic Orthodox Church, Lent begins Monday.

February 22, 2012 12:00 am

Churches offer football party and spaghetti luncheon

As January ends, I hope everyone is rested and ready to start a busy year.

January 25, 2012 12:00 am

Schererville chamber presents award to 9-11 Memorial Committee

I hope you all enjoyed a very Merry Christmas.

December 28, 2011 12:00 am

Santa Claus is Coming to town ... of Schererville

Santa Claus will arrive at 5 p.m. Friday at Schererville's Town Hall, 10 E. Joliet St., by firetruck (Mrs. Claus is using the sleigh for a family reunion at Teibel's). After he lights the town's Christmas tree, Santa will go inside and, with elves Lisa and Robin, meet and great everyone. Mak…

November 23, 2011 12:00 am

Pennsy Greenway open for bike, pedestrian traffic

At the end of April, Schererville and its Park Board hosted the Pennsy Greenway Trail groundbreaking. Just six months later, almost everyone present that day watched Oct. 15 as Town Council President Hal Slager cut the yellow ribbon and officially opened the bike trail.

October 24, 2011 1:17 pm

Help Schererville Lions with donations for troops overseas

Schererville Lions Club is collecting items for troops overseas. Thanks to donations received from our community over the years, the club has been able to send hundreds of packages.

September 28, 2011 12:00 am

American Legion is a valuable and active community partner

The American Legion is the world's largest veterans group, with 2.6 million members and more than 14,000 posts.

August 24, 2011 12:00 am

All the corn you can eat will be served at Friday's roast

Schererville Chamber of Commerce's 48th Annual All-You-Can-Eat Corn Roast will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. (beer garden stays open later) Friday at Redar Park, Austin and Gregory streets.

July 27, 2011 12:00 am

Celebrate Schererville at festival tonight through Sunday

The annual Celebrate Schererville Festival begins tonight and runs through Sunday at Redar Park, Austin Avenue at Gregory Street.

June 22, 2011 12:00 am

Farmers Market opens next week in Schererville

I hope everyone in Schererville is ready for a very busy summer.

May 25, 2011 12:00 am

Schererville ready to come out of hibernation

Even though our spring hasn't been warm and sunny, Schererville is coming out of winter hibernation!

April 27, 2011 12:00 am

Spring is in the air, and Easter Egg Hunt is planned

Clocks have moved forward. There's more sunlight peaking through. Nancy Laskarin, from Schererville's International Market, is calling vendors. The White Sox are getting ready for opening day. We are welcoming spring and putting another Northwest Indiana winter in the past.

March 23, 2011 12:00 am

Dog park will honor memory of Schererville's Perry Ferrini

About two years ago, Schererville Chamber of Commerce member Perry Ferrini stopped by the office around noon.

February 23, 2011 12:00 am

Challenger Learning Center hosts anniversary open house

Michael Smith, Dick Scobee, Ronald McNair, Ellison Onizuka, Christa McAuliffe, Gregory Jarvis and Judith Resnick. On Jan. 28, 1986, this group of seven astronauts boarded the Space Shuttle Challenger. Seventy-three seconds into their flight, the shuttle broke apart and disintegrated over the…

January 26, 2011 12:00 am

May Christmas past, present and future all be merry

With Christmas Eve and Christmas Day fast approaching, I'd like to wish you and yours the Merriest Christmas. I hope that your shopping's finished, all your gifts are wrapped and there are still some cookies left for Santa and his crew.

December 22, 2010 12:00 am

Giving thanks for freedom and those who fight for it

Before digging into the turkey and stuffing, please give thanks for the blessings He brings and the freedoms we enjoy. President Franklin Roosevelt expressed four freedoms, freedom of speech, of worship, from want and from fear.

November 24, 2010 12:00 am

Schererville church hosts ordination for its new minister

Every now and then, you get to see something you've never seen before and probably will never see again. No, I'm not talking about the Cubs winning the World Series.

October 27, 2010 12:00 am

Events kick off autumn around Schererville

There is a tree on the corner of Austin and Wilhelm streets whose leaves are the first to change color each fall. This is my signal to buy mums, stock up on Halloween candy and find my winter throws.

September 22, 2010 12:00 am

Enjoy the last of summer fun - and shopping - in Schererville

Have you noticed how summers are becoming shorter? The calendar may read the same, but "back in my day" summer ran from Memorial Day to the day after Labor Day. It now ends, as children will agree, in the middle of August, when the new school year starts.

August 25, 2010 12:00 am

Come by for all the corn you can eat -- and more

When my husband, Ken, and I moved to Schererville, one of the first events we attended was the Schererville Chamber of Commerce's All-You-Can-Eat Corn Roast. Back in the day, it was at Sauzer's Park, behind Kiddieland on U.S. 30 just west of U.S. 41.

July 28, 2010 12:00 am

History can be found all around us

The history that surrounds us is fascinating. The glacier that once occupied Lake Michigan left traces throughout our county. 

May 26, 2010 12:00 am
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