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Highland woman lived to help others

Highland woman lived to help others

The friendly warmth of Antoinette Shabaz made new friends feel as if they had known her for 20 years.

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Griffith schoool system sets goals for next school year

GRIFFITH | From bolstering student access to high technology to boosting student grades, the Griffith School Board has six goals it has set for the coming school year.

July 21, 2014 12:00 am

Softball-soccer fields switch gets timeout

HIGHLAND – The Park Board told more than 30 Meadows subdivision residents on Thursday that a trade of locations for a softball field and soccer field has been suspended.

July 17, 2014 9:53 pm

Arbogast Street bridge coming down next month

GRIFFITH | The damaged bridge at Brinwood Street and Arbogast Avenue will come down early next month.

July 16, 2014 6:54 pm

Highland residents cry foul over softball plans for Meadows Park

HIGHLAND | A proposal to switch a soccer field in Meadows Park with a youth softball field in Sheppard Park has neighbors crying foul.

July 15, 2014 7:31 pm

Residents asked for thoughts about shuttered theater's future

HIGHLAND | Residents will be asked to project their thoughts on the future of the historic Town Theatre on July 21 at a Town Council study session.

July 12, 2014 5:12 pm

Animal shelter gets new home

GRIFFITH | The town's animal shelter has moved into a new place that's about to be renovated.

July 07, 2014 6:28 pm
East Chicago woman took care of her own

East Chicago woman took care of her own

Even with failing eyesight, nobody had a clearer vision of how to raise a family than Rosie Person.

June 25, 2014 12:00 am

Mansards Apartments plan police fundraiser

GRIFFITH | To nurture a growing relationship with the Griffith Police, the Mansards Apartments is hosting a fundraiser Saturday for the police.

June 23, 2014 12:00 am

Blue Heron rookery grant gets public hearing Monday

HIGHLAND | Those who enjoy observing Highland's Blue Heron rookery can expect to soon have a better way to view their feathered friends.

June 21, 2014 6:53 pm

Griffith wants free replacement of damaged bridge

GRIFFITH | A flood relief project may have helped stormwater move quickly out of the area, but town officials said it also damaged a bridge, making it unusable.

June 17, 2014 10:00 pm

Groundbreaking near for Highland police station

HIGHLAND | The Town Council got the ball rolling Monday for construction of the new police station to begin late this summer.

June 16, 2014 9:15 pm

Highland's Condit Street slated for reconstruction

HIGHLAND | Highland has approved a reconstruction project for the 3300 block of Condit Street.

June 16, 2014 12:05 am

Highland councilmen target unkempt properties

HIGHLAND | The Town Council is looking to neighboring communities for suggestions on handling unkempt properties.

June 08, 2014 6:49 pm

Arbogast Road bridge structurally unsound

GRIFFITH | The Town Council has decided a bridge which crosses the Cady Marsh Ditch is structurally unsound and must be demolished.

June 05, 2014 12:00 am

Main Street beautification underway

GRIFFITH | Main Street will soon be as beautiful as Broad Street as a major renovation project begins Wednesday.

May 20, 2014 10:39 pm
Crown Point man brought people together

Crown Point man brought people together

Michael O'Keefe was a loving family man who lived to see people enjoying themselves.

May 20, 2014 9:35 pm

Griffith School Board adopts schedule for budget adoption

GRIFFITH | The Griffith School Board has approved a schedule for developing its 2015 operating budget.

May 18, 2014 12:05 am
M'ville man's work lives on in area churches

M'ville man's work lives on in area churches

Wherever you may worship, chances are the pew you sit on, or the altar before you, was built by William Kadar.

May 15, 2014 12:00 am

Highland signs on to E-911

HIGHLAND | "A very reluctant yes," was Town Councilman Bernie Zemen's comment as he voted Monday in favor of the Lake County proposed E-911 consolidation

May 12, 2014 10:30 pm
Griffith unveils Green Alley project

Griffith unveils Green Alley project

GRIFFITH | The Town Council on Monday watched a short presentation on the Green Alley Modernization Project with about 70 interested residents.

May 05, 2014 10:30 pm
LOFS woman was a hard worker

LOFS woman was a hard worker

Anna Vajda was a tough woman and a very hard worker.

May 03, 2014 12:00 am

Highland prepares to break ground on new police station

HIGHLAND | The Town Council is digging closer to groundbreaking on the new police station.

April 30, 2014 12:00 am
Crown Point man loved his family, community

Crown Point man loved his family, community

Aside from four years with the U.S. Army, Harold Wente was a lifetime resident of the city of Crown Point.

April 27, 2014 12:00 am
Visclosky cuts ribbon on Griffith sewer project

Visclosky cuts ribbon on Griffith sewer project

GRIFFITH | U.S. Rep. Peter J. Visclosky, D-Merrillville, helped cut the ribbon to mark the finish of a major sewer project Monday afternoon.

April 21, 2014 8:25 pm Photos

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Demolition of abandoned Chela's restaurant begins

HIGHLAND | Demolition of the former Chela's Mexican Restaurant, an abandoned building the town had been seeking to tear down for the past couple of years, has begun.

April 15, 2014 8:00 pm
Hobart woman will be missed by many

Hobart woman will be missed by many

Nodee Curtis had many interests, especially when crafting nice creations with her hands.

April 12, 2014 12:00 am
Former S'ville business owner was tech whiz

Former S'ville business owner was tech whiz

Fishing, traveling, photography and family were among the greatest joys in the life of Arthur Fishman.

April 11, 2014 12:00 am

'Hit list,' alleged theft commandeer School Board meeting

GRIFFITH | Two issues took precedence at Thursday night's School Board meeting.

April 10, 2014 9:44 pm
M'ville man helped start fire department

M'ville man helped start fire department

Lyle Thomas had a humorous side that was matched by a serious wish to help other people.

April 08, 2014 12:00 am

Griffith gets rolling on road repairs

GRIFFITH | The Town Council has paved the way for repairs on 25 miles of road this year.

April 05, 2014 5:30 pm
East Chicago's 'Godfather' loved his family and city

East Chicago's 'Godfather' loved his family and city

Domingo Camarillo enjoyed the best hobby that any man can have -- his family.

April 04, 2014 10:34 pm
Ex- Hammond man was a hero in war, life

Ex- Hammond man was a hero in war, life

When it came to fighting in a world war, running a successful business or mapping out progress for Northwest Indiana, Ben Konsynski was a shining member of the Greatest Generation.

April 03, 2014 12:00 am

Highland approves bond for new police station

HIGHLAND | The Town Council has approved a bond issue for constructing a new police station.

March 28, 2014 12:00 am

Griffith pledges cash for proposed South Shore extension

GRIFFITH | The Town Council on Tuesday pledged to contribute $20,000 a year toward the proposed South Shore Line extension to Dyer.

March 25, 2014 10:30 pm

Highland to sign E-911 agreement if conditions are met

HIGHLAND | Efforts to consolidate Lake County's E-911 emergency calling system got a boost Monday when the Highland Town Council joined three other towns in promising its approval — if certain conditions are met.

March 24, 2014 10:00 pm
Crown Point man will be missed by many

Crown Point man will be missed by many

It would be hard to top the civic nature that Gordon Bates bestowed on his community.

March 15, 2014 12:00 am
Public service was Highland man's hobby

Public service was Highland man's hobby

Larry Vassar was the "ultimate servant to his Lord, his church, his family and his community," his obituary noted.

March 14, 2014 12:00 am

Highland schedules hearing on new police station lease

HIGHLAND | The Town Council has scheduled a public hearing for March 24 on a lease proposed for a new police station slated for construction later this year.

March 12, 2014 9:15 pm

Griffith reluctant to kick tax money to South Shore extension

GRIFFITH | The Town Council wants residents' input on whether it should kick nearly $400,000 toward South Shore Line expansion into Dyer.

March 05, 2014 7:00 pm

30 minutes added to Griffith school day to offset snow loss

GRIFFITH | The Griffith Public Schools board has decided to tack an extra 30 minutes to the school day to make up for lost time from the snow.

March 04, 2014 12:05 am

Coaches working to improve Griffith kids' ISTEP+ scores

GRIFFITH | With a remediation plan in place to improve disappointing student test scores, Griffith Middle School students are brushing up on their math skills before the 2014 ISTEP+ tests.

March 01, 2014 6:15 pm

Highland on track for new police station

HIGHLAND | Ground breaking on a new police station is expected in early summer, the Highland Town Council announced this week.

February 26, 2014 6:58 pm

Snow causes havoc in Griffith

GRIFFITH | The bad winter is affecting everything from plowing, garbage collection and train traffic through town, officials said.

February 22, 2014 6:45 pm

Griffith plans Main Street makeover

GRIFFITH | A major face-lift is coming to Main Street this spring, the Town Council said Tuesday.

February 19, 2014 10:00 pm

Griffith K-9 completes busy first year on the job

GRIFFITH | Entering his first full year on duty, Griffith's new police dog already has taken a bite out of crime in town and elsewhere.

February 16, 2014 6:45 pm

Highland opposes elimination of business property tax

HIGHLAND | The Highland Town Council opposes a state proposal to eliminate the business personal property tax.

February 15, 2014 7:30 pm

Enbridge to pressure test new pipeline next week

GRIFFITH | Pressure testing of a new pipeline will begin next week.

February 05, 2014 8:15 pm

Highland creates building corporation to oversee new police station construction

HIGHLAND | The Town Council has created a building corporation that will oversee the construction and financing of a new police station.

February 02, 2014 7:00 pm

Griffith educators tackle disappointing test scores

GRIFFITH | Griffith school administrators are putting an immediate remediation plan in place to improve disappointing student test scores.

February 01, 2014 6:45 pm
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