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GUEST COMMENTARY: Help lift people out of poverty

GUEST COMMENTARY: Help lift people out of poverty

As one who majored in history, I have traced the lives of men and women who have come out of poverty to be productive and responsible citizens. Their stories are remarkable.

November 29, 2012 12:00 am
Annual 5K will help "run" school

Annual 5K will help "run" school

This year's Trinity Lutheran School graduating class included, front row from left, Bruno Hratusko, Nina Tadic, Alexis Rayonec, Morgan Matalin, and back row, eighth-grade teacher Laura Sauerman, Dominique Merrell, Kayla Griffith, Ashley Suslowicz and Megan Rainey.

September 16, 2012 12:00 am
Annual 5K will help "run" school

Annual 5K will help "run" school

Training for this year's event, runners from Trinity Lutheran School's first 5K race in 2011 include, from left, Les Nack, Brooke Nack, Tina Gardiner, Kristin Weilert, Amy Dyba and Joy Smith. The school will host its second 5K run Sept. 29 in Crown Point.

September 16, 2012 12:00 am

Candidate Vi Simpson to attend Mayor's Prayer Breakfast June 19

GARY | State Senator Vi Simpson, Democratic candidate for Lt. Governor will be attending the Mayor’s Leadership Prayer Breakfast on Tuesday, June 19, which will be held at the Genesis Convention Center 5th Avenue and Broadway in Gary.

June 05, 2012 2:18 pm
Gary Lutherans to Host Mayor's Prayer Breakfast Event to celebrate Juneteenth Day

Gary Lutherans to Host Mayor's Prayer Breakfast Event to celebrate Juneteenth Day

GARY | In cooperation with the Office of the Mayor of the City of Gary, the Gary Area Lutheran Association (G.A.L.A.) will host the Mayor’s Leadership Prayer Breakfast on Tuesday, June 19 at the newly refurbished Marquette Park Pavilion on North Grand Avenue in Gary.

May 15, 2012 10:24 am

Hispanic Mission to host Fund Raiser

VALPARAISO | The Northwest Indiana Lutheran Hispanic Mission will hold its annual fund raiser dinner on Sunday, April 22. The event will be held at Don Quijote Ristorante, starting at 5 p.m. and will feature authentic Mexican music and dance.

April 04, 2012 3:53 pm

Trinity School hosts Open House

CROWN POINT | Trinity Lutheran School at 250 S Indiana Ave, will host an Open House on Sunday, April 22, to showcase the school's curriculum and classrooms. Included in the event, which runs from 1:30 to 3:00 PM, is an exhibit of Trinity's outstanding athletic program and impressive fine art…

March 28, 2012 10:23 am

Trinity Crown Point to Hold Community Easter Egg hunt

CROWN POINT | Trinity Lutheran Church and School at 250 South Indiana Avenue is holding its annual Community Easter Egg hunt on Saturday, April 7th, starting at 10:30 am.

March 28, 2012 10:25 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: High-speed rail can accelerate Indiana's economy

GUEST COMMENTARY: High-speed rail can accelerate Indiana's economy

Allegiant Airlines flying out of the Gary/Chicago International Airport grabbed the local headlines, as it should, but on the very same day, a history-making high-speed 110 mph passenger train pulled out of Chicago's Union Station to pass through Indiana on to cities in Michigan. The catch w…

March 04, 2012 12:00 am Photos


"Courageous" to be shown at Trinity March 11

CROWN POINT | From the creators of the hit movie, "Fireproof," Alex and Stephen Kendricks have written and produced "Courageous," a moving and inspirational story about four men, Adam Mitchell, Nathan Hayes, David Thomson, and Shane Fuller, who are confident and focused on the job as law enf…

February 27, 2012 10:17 am
Bakery House to host annual dinner

Bakery House to host annual dinner

Bakery House resident Ted Sager, who serves as chef, prepares a meal for guests of the ministry in Gary.

November 30, 2011 12:00 am
Church women show warmth with quilts

Church women show warmth with quilts

The Rev. Maxwell Anokwute, pastor at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Gary and executive director of the Bakery House, and Bakery House residents, receive the first quilts made by Lutheran women from Jesse Gerdes, left, a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Valparaiso and secretary of Rebu…

November 24, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Celebrating the great trains that serve Indiana

When President Abraham Lincoln took on the funding and implementation of the intercontinental railroad, he probably could not have envisioned what such a project would do for the United States. Yet, during the middle of the Civil War (1861-1864), he boldly said this was a project this nation…

May 10, 2011 12:00 am

National Train Day in Indiana Celebrated Events open to the public

VALPARAISO | Normally celebrated on Saturday, May 7, 2011, the Indiana High Speed Rail Association will celebrate National Train Day in Indiana on Friday, May 13, 2011.

April 18, 2011 1:01 pm

Bring back transportation innovation in Indiana

How seriously does Indiana want improvements in transportation? How seriously does Indiana want to come into the 21st century?

March 14, 2009 12:00 am

Let's take our transportation seriously

Let's get real about transportation. Let's take more seriously how we get from A to Z. Let's determine, as succinctly as possible, how, as a result of proper transportation information, planning and implementation, our great Northwest Indiana communities are going to grow in quality of life …

December 10, 2007 12:00 am

High-speed rail isn't a fantasy project

Plans for the Midwest Regional Rail System for Indiana have been on the table for over 15 years -- longer than all others. Through studies, they have served as a model by which all new passenger rail systems can be implemented and by which all modes can co-exist as part of a synergistic tran…

June 25, 2007 12:00 am

Even at 65, the best is yet to come

There just has to be an error in my birth certificate. When did I blink to have the years pass me by so quickly? Still, unless I can prove otherwise, Tuesday will be my 65th birthday.

June 04, 2007 12:00 am

High-speed rail movement coming to fruition

Seven to 15 years ago, the high-speed passenger rail movement made headlines in many newspapers and TV news reports. The front-page stories often extolled the expectations of serious advocates working to bring the 21st century transportation system to fruition.

October 29, 2006 12:00 am

Passenger rail system deserves statewide support

Automobile travelers are routinely frustrated by delays that result from chronic highway congestion, and air travelers are routinely frustrated by chronic delays caused by security concerns and long lines. Who gets punished for all this mayhem in transportation? The traveler who opts for the…

July 03, 2005 12:00 am

High-speed rail should be added to transportation mix

It's all great. The Gary/Chicago International Airport, Regional Transportation Authority and, among others, the Marquette Greenway. These proposed projects are now positioned for a massive infusion of funds, and positioned to pull Northwest Indiana together for a greater good. All who advoc…

May 29, 2005 12:00 am

Male leadership is tattered and broken

Marketing and public affairs consultant,

June 18, 2000 12:00 am

Add high-speed trains to the region's transportation mix

Vice president, administration and marketing,

April 02, 1999 12:00 am

Foreign-language skills are increasingly important as business world shrinks

Counselor in corporate event marketing and international public affairs,

January 27, 1999 12:00 am

Guest commentary. As Macedonia celebrates Christmas today, it

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January 07, 1998 12:00 am

As seen from here. China likely to play fair in Hong

I quoted a Bible verse, "You will know the truth, and the truth will set

June 29, 1997 12:00 am

Money better spent on Gary

Announcement of a proposal to bring the Chicago Bears to Northwest Indiana

December 03, 1995 12:00 am

Child abuse a nightmare

The month of April is set aside to draw critical attention to the personal

April 07, 1995 12:00 am
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