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Learn to reclaim your time and reconnect at Morning Business Hour

Join First Financial Bank, 11890 Broadway, Crown Point, from 8 to 9 a.m. April 25 and learn how to “Reclaim Your Time and Reconnect with Yourself,” presented by Dana Samardzich, owner of Optimal Balance Coaching.

April 17, 2014 12:00 am

Crossroads chamber to host Best of the Northwest Expo

Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce will host the Best of the Northwest Business and Consumer Expo on Wednesday, May 28 at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza, Merrillville.

April 10, 2014 12:00 am

Nominations being accepted for Hub City 's new Spike Award

Mayor Dave Uran presented Crown Point's Michael “Spike” Albrecht with a Community Inspiration Award last year for being a positive role model for youth as a member of the 2013 NCAA runner-up University of Michigan men's basketball team.

April 03, 2014 12:00 am

Marriage Mill couple found for June wedding at Old Lake Courthouse

The Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce has found a couple to get married at the annual Marriage Mill celebration during the Food & Arts Festival on June 20 in downtown Crown Point.

March 27, 2014 12:00 am

Foundation makes life-saving donation to EMS academy

The Crown Point Community Foundation recently awarded a $5,000 grant to the Franciscan St. Anthony Health Crown Point Emergency Medical Services Academy toward the purchase of a child-size mannequin simulator to train paramedic and emergency medical technician students.

March 20, 2014 12:00 am

Without ballroom, Crossroads chamber cancels Easter Bunny Breakfast

Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce will not  host an Easter Bunny Breakfast this year due to a scheduling conflict with the Maki Ballroom in the Old County Courthouse.

March 13, 2014 12:00 am

Crossroads chamber will salute long-time members at luncheon

Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce will recognize businesses that have been chamber members for 25 years or more in five-year increments at a buffet lunch at 11:30 a.m. March 18 at the Star Plaza Theatre, 8001 Delaware Place, Merrillville.

March 06, 2014 12:00 am

Methodist Hospitals health education series focuses on women

Methodist Hospitals will offer a health education series for women called Healthy Night Out with the Girls at 5:30 p.m. on select Thursdays at the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center on the Southlake Campus, Pavilion A second floor, 101 E. 87th Ave., Merrillville. 

February 27, 2014 12:00 am

Urban League of NWI to celebrate diversity at annual luncheon

The Urban League of Northwest Indiana will present its second annual Diversity and Inclusion Awards Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. March 20 at Avalon Manor, 3550 E. U.S. 30, Hobart.

February 20, 2014 12:00 am

Crossroads chamber to host antique and collectibles show

Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its semi-annual Antiques and Collectibles Show on Feb. 22 and 23 at the Lake County Fairgrounds.

February 13, 2014 12:00 am

WWII photography of John A. Bushemi showcased in library exhibit

The Lake County Public Library, 1919 W. U.S. 30, Merrillville, is showcasing the photography and history of local photographer John A. Bushemi through March 20.

February 06, 2014 12:00 am

Grant funds will help clear the air around ambulance bays

Franciscan St. Margaret Health in Dyer and Hammond, and Franciscan St. Anthony Health Crown Point, will share a $52,500 grant provided through a BP Cleaner Air through Diesel Emission Reductions program to help reduce ambulance emissions outside of their hospital emergency departments.

January 30, 2014 12:00 am

Join the OE Marathon Team at Saturday's call out meeting

Local runners of all levels and abilities are invited to the call out meeting for the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Opportunity Enterprise Team.

January 23, 2014 12:00 am

Bank hosts morning program offering economic outlook

Join First Financial Bank, 11890 Broadway, Crown Point, from 8 to 9 a.m. Jan. 24 for its Morning Business Hour.

January 16, 2014 12:00 am

Travel through the Milky Way at Merrillville planaterium show

Merrillville Community Planetarium, located in Clifford Pierce Middle School at 199 E. 70th Ave., presents "Galaxies," a public program, opening Friday and continuing on select Fridays and Saturdays through Jan. 25.

January 09, 2014 12:00 am

Stardust Bowl hosts annual Snow Bowl tournament

The LakeShore USBC's 18th annual Snow Bowl will be held at 10 p.m. Jan. 11 at Stardust Bowl, 3925 E. U.S. 30, Merrillville.

January 02, 2014 12:00 am

Methodist Hospitals supplies adult rehabilitation center

Methodist Hospitals recently donated a one-year’s supply of daily living necessities to support The Salvation Army’s Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC) in Gary.

December 26, 2013 12:00 am

Chamber bestows annual landscape and architecture awards

Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce held its annual meeting Dec. 13 at Avalon Manor and presented the its yearly Landscape and Architecture Awards to Centier Bank, Downtown Crown Point, Bapple and Bapple Inc., CPA’s in Crown Point and the Lake County Public Library, Merrillville, for the…

December 19, 2013 12:00 am

Climb aboard the Polar Express in Hub City on Friday

The City of Crown Point is still taking reservations for the Polar Express Storytelling and City Tour of Lights on Friday.

December 12, 2013 12:00 am

Library to host Crown Point Hgh School groups for winter concerts

The Crown Point Community Library, 122 N. Main St., will host two winter concerts this month.

December 05, 2013 12:00 am

Community leaders recognized by chamber of commerce at gala

Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce held its annual gala, An Evening Under The Stars, Nov. 16 at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza.

November 28, 2013 12:00 am

Spread some holiday cheer with gifts and cookies for youth

Santa’s helpers are needed to help fulfill holiday wishes for the youth of Campagna Academy.

November 21, 2013 12:00 am

Celebrate annual Holiday Tree Lighting on Friday in Hub City

The Crown Point Mayor’s Office of Special Events will host the city’s annual Holiday Tree Lighting and Tank Ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Friday starting on the east side steps of the Old Courthouse on the downtown square.

November 14, 2013 12:00 am

Fall Antiques and Collectibles Show set for this weekend

Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce presents our annual Fall Antiques and Collectible Show on  from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 889 S. Court St., Crown Point.

November 07, 2013 12:00 am

Students plan Carbon Monoxide Awareness Walk for Saturday

In light of the tragic loss of a Merrillville family from carbon monoxide poisoning, students from Pierce Middle School in Merrillville want to raise awareness of the dangers associated with carbon monoxide poisoning and the benefits of detection.

October 31, 2013 12:00 am

Mall invites families to trick-or-treating Spooktacular

Bring your little ones to Westfield Southlake Mall, 2109 Southlake Mall, Hobart for trick-or-treating at participating retailers from 5 to 7 p.m. Halloween day, Oct. 31. All ghosts and goblins are welcome.

October 24, 2013 12:00 am

Ladies auxiliary hosts crazy bunco at Crown Point fire station

Please join the Crown Point Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary for an afternoon of food, fun and the craziness at the annual Crazy Bunco Party on Nov. 3 at the Crown Point Fire Station, 126 N. East St.

October 17, 2013 12:00 am

Family Fright Night set for Saturday at covered bridge

Hometown Happenings presents Family Fright Night on at 5:30 p.m. Saturday inside the covered bridge at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 889 Court St., Crown Point. 

October 10, 2013 12:00 am

Book a group hay ride at Ross Township's Hidden Lake Park

Ross Township Trustee Joseph D. Shudick and Ross Township Advisory Board members Ron Dudley, Rich Kendera and Ron Widing invite groups to book group hay rides now through Oct. 20 at Hidden Lake Park, 6355 Broadway, Merrillville.

October 03, 2013 12:00 am

Free Museum Day observed at John Dillinger Museum

The John Dillinger Museum, inside the Indiana Welcome Center, 7770 Corinne Drive, Hammond, isbe participating in Smithsonian magazine’s ninth annual Museum Day Live! Event.

September 26, 2013 12:00 am

Fire Prevention Open House set for Crown Point

Come out and visit with your local firefighters as the Crown Point Volunteer Fire Department and its Ladies Auxiliary present the annual Fire Prevention Open House from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Crown Point Fire Station, 126 N. East St.

September 19, 2013 12:00 am

Classical guitarist will perform Sunday at Hub City library

The Salisbury Series presents award-winning classical guitarist Peter Fletcher performing a diverse program of music at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Crown Point Community Library, 122 N. Main St.

September 12, 2013 12:00 am

Boy Scout Troop hosts annual garage sale in Hub City

Crown Point Boy Scout Troop 45 will hold its annual, giant garage sale from 8 a.m. to noon Sept. 14.

September 05, 2013 12:00 am

Crossroads chamber seeks Inspiring Educator Award nominees

Do you know a teacher, administrator, counselor or social worker that demonstrates excellence, creativity and initiative in their education profession? Do they demonstrate the value of community by contributing time and energy to improve the quality of life for students and future leaders of…

August 29, 2013 12:00 am

Audition for 'The Nutcracker' with Indiana Ballet Theatre

Indiana Ballet Theatre is holding auditions for male and female roles Sept. 7 for its production of "The Nutcracker." 

August 22, 2013 12:00 am

Crossroads chamber welcome new teachers and administrators

Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce hosted a luncheon this week at at Innsbrook Country Club to welcome the new teachers and administrators to the Merrillville and Crown Point school systems.  

August 15, 2013 12:00 am

Teen volunteers needed at Crown Point and Winfield libraries

Teens interested in volunteering at the Crown Point Community Library or its Winfield branch for the 2013-14 school year can pick up an application at the Crown Point library, 122 N. Main St., or the Winfield branch, 10645 Randolph St.

August 08, 2013 12:00 am

Crown Point Car Cruise takes a detour during fair

Today and Aug. 8, the weekly Crown Point Car Cruise is moving from the downtown square to Beacon Hill Plaza at 109th and Broadway, due to the Lake County Fair.

August 01, 2013 12:00 am

Learn the basics of disc golf at Saturday's clinic

Lake County Parks and Recreation Department and the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority will  host a Disc Golf Clinic from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Lemon Lake County Park Flight Center, 6322 W. 133rd Ave., rural Crown Point.

July 25, 2013 12:00 am

Kids in Capes Walk/Run to benefit pediatric cancer

Calling all superheroes! Big or small, old or young, our littlest superheroes need you. Bring the entire family to the Lake County Fairgrounds, 889 Court St., Crown Point, for a non-timed, non-competitive fun walk/run at 4 p.m. Sept. 14.

July 18, 2013 12:00 am

Crossroads chamber seeking ATHENA Award nominations

Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the prestigious ATHENA Award sponsored by First Midwest Bank.

July 11, 2013 12:00 am

Learn about The Sun’s Family at planetarium show

The Merrillville Community Planetarium presents The Sun’s Family, a public program, July 12 to 27, inside Clifford Pierce Middle School, 199 E. 70th Ave., Merrillville.

July 04, 2013 12:00 am

Make-A-Wish Charity Golf Outing set for Crown Point

The eighth annual CARSTAR Make-A-Wish Charity Golf Outing will tee off Wednesday, Aug. 7 at Youche Country Club in Crown Point.

June 27, 2013 12:00 am

Families welcome to hide out at Sunday's Public Enemy Fest

Look out, here comes a new summer festival. Public Enemy Fest will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 889 S. Court Street, Crown Point.

June 20, 2013 12:00 am

Taste of the Region highlights food and arts festival

Food and Arts Festival

June 13, 2013 12:00 am

Public Enemy Fest to benefit local charities

A new event, the Public Enemy Fest will take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. June 23 at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 889 S. Court St., Crown Point.

June 06, 2013 12:00 am

Enter a cooking contest that is corny and proud of it

Do you have a favorite recipe in which the main ingredient is corn? If so, you will want to enter the Corn Recipe Contest that will be held by the Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Crown Point Corn Roast on June 15 on the downtown square in Crown Point.

May 30, 2013 12:00 am

WWII veterans invited to an unforgettable day of honor

All area World War II military veterans are invited to join their comrades for an unforgettable day of honor in Washington D.C. thanks to Honor Flight Chicago.

May 23, 2013 12:00 am

Youth club sells hot dogs and offers summer camp

Show your support for the Merrillville Boys and Girls Club on Saturday as members of the club will be selling hot dogs from 10 a.m. to 3 Strack & Van Til store, 7201 Taft, Merrillville. All proceeds benefit the programs of the Merrillville club.

May 16, 2013 12:00 am

Chamber plans ribbon cuttings at two local businesses

Walter Cook Insurance Agency invites you to join them from 5 to 7 p.m. today as they celebrate the remodeling of its office at 7199 Broadway, Merrillville.

May 09, 2013 12:00 am
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