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Munster Crime Watch holds final meeting of the year

MUNSTER | The Munster Police Department holds its final Crime Watch meeting of the year at 7 p.m. Thursday at Town Hall, 1005 Ridge Road.

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Thefts from six cars reported in Crown Point neighborhood

CROWN POINT | Crown Point police are investigating a rash of thefts from vehicles reported between 6 and 11:10 a.m. Oct. 6.

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Griffith holds special meetings twice next week in Town Hall

GRIFFITH | Griffith has scheduled two special meetings next week.

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Zuccarelli receives first Columbus Patriot Award from Order Sons of Italy in America

Zuccarelli receives first Columbus Patriot Award from Order Sons of Italy in America

SOUTH HOLLAND | The Order Sons of Italy in America, Grand Lodge of Illinois and Wisconsin awarded its first Columbus Patriot Award to Thornton Township Supervisor Frank Zuccarelli at its 90th Columbus Day banquet on Oct. 11 at the Villa Brunetti in Franklin Park, Ill.

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Students to mix it up at Lowell High School today

LOWELL | Lowell High School and its Bullying Prevention Committee will host the third annual Mix-It-Up Day today, encouraging every high school student to sit somewhere new for lunch and make a new friend. This is a national movement that fosters tolerance and encourages students to break aw…

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Library hosts After School Bullying Prevention Program

CROWN POINT | The staff at 360 Family Martial Arts is presenting an ongoing after school karate program that teaches youths bullying prevention, helps to develop character and confidence, trains student on how to focus, and adds a little martial arts. Free, four--week sessions are available …

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Veteran teacher teaches first-graders to never stop learning

Veteran teacher teaches first-graders to never stop learning

Judith Vega realized early in life that working with children gave her joy, so she is now in her element as a first-grade teacher at Frank H. Hammond Elementary School in Munster.

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Save those seeds

Save those seeds

VALPARAISO | Porter County Master Gardeners will gather to prepare seeds for the Seed & Bulb Exchange portion of their 12th annual Gardening Show. Learn how to clean and preserve seeds. Tools and packaging materials provided, as well as, seed heads and pods from a variety of plants. Brin…

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Windiana to perform in concert in Valparaiso

Windiana to perform in concert in Valparaiso

VALPARAISO | Windiana will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday at Ivy Tech auditorium, 3100 Ivy Tech Drive.

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Critique night planned

CHESTERTON | Local painter, Mark VanderVinne, will host Critique Night at the Chesterton Art Center on Wednesday, November 5 at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 5. Guests are welcome to show up, with no prior registration required. All ability levels and artistic styles are encouraged to attend. While Mark is…

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Every Child Ready to Read workshop set for parents

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Public Library, Youth Services Department, in collaboration with East Chicago Moms Taking Charge Program, will host an Every Child Ready to Read Second Edition Workshop for parents on  from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the Main Library, 2401 E. Columbus Drive. The …

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Hoosiers can get help enrolling in health insurance at hospital programs

EAST CHICAGO | Local residents with no health Insurance can get help at monthly programs hosted by St. Catherine Hospital, 4321 Fir St. More than 46 million Americans are not covered. Staffers at St. Catherine Hospital are trained to help those who are seeking solutions. The hospital is an a…

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PUC College of Business providing leadership training to EC middle schoolers

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet’s College of Business has received $30,754 of a $54,000+ collaborative grant from Foundations of East Chicago to provide self-leadership training that helps East Chicago middle school students realize their potential for successful futures.

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'The Humanities Today' to be discussed at PUC

HAMMOND | “How to Talk about the Value of the Humanities in the Age of Corporate University” will be discussed at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Purdue University Calumet’s Gyte Building, Room 103.

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Grandson joins grandmother in skydiving adventure

Grandson joins grandmother in skydiving adventure

HIGHLAND | Teresa Freyek is a 67-year-old grandmother who had been telling her family that she wanted to skydive before she died.

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Chili’s Restaurant steps up to aid The Salvation Army

Chili’s Restaurants is known for its “Give Back Night Program,” which offers individual locations a way to be involved in their community and support not-for-profit organizations. Chili’s is putting a spin on its traditional give back program by dedicating the entire month of October instead…

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Budding artists volunteer at NICO families reunion

Budding artists volunteer at NICO families reunion

CROWN POINT | Members of Crown Point High School’s National Art Honor Society, Gaby Richmond, Alex Baloski and Hannah Earl, enthusiastically volunteered last month at Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Reunion at Franciscan St. Anthony Health Crown Point for all babies born in 2013. They spent the…

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New poster to be unveiled

CHESTERTON | The Brown Mansion now has its own South Shore poster. The new poster will be unveiled during a reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Westchester Township History Museum, 700 W. Porter Ave. Refreshments will be served.

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IUN to host conference for those with disabilities and employers

GARY | The Indiana University Northwest Office of Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs, together with Everybody Counts and MAAP Services for Autism and Asperger Syndrome, will host a Disabilities Employment Awareness Symposium from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday in the John W. Anderson Libr…

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Bits and Bytes classes set in November

CHESTERTON | Bits and Bytes will continue at Westchester Public Library in November with four offerings of Introduction to Windows 8.1. The classes will take place in the new classroom located in the Serials/Automation Department on the second floor of Thomas Library, 200 W. Indiana Ave. Eve…

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Helping on Community Day

Helping on Community Day

WANATAH | For Indiana's electric power cooperatives, serving the community means more than providing a safe and reliable supply of electricity. It also involves pitching in to meet the needs of local individuals and organizations.

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Adoption fee waived this weekend at Humane Society Calumet Area

MUNSTER | Humane Society Calumet Area will offer all treats and no tricks this month with an Adoption Fee-Waived Weekend at its adoption center and additional specials throughout the month.

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Spay-ghetti dinner set for Nov. 8

PORTAGE | Kibble Kitchen Pet Pantry Inc., of Hobart, will hold its third annual Spay-ghetti Dinner from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 8 at Woodland Park, 2100 Willowcreek Road.

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NorthShore Health Centers receives $1.5M in federal funding

PORTAGE | NorthShore Health Centers will receive $1,498,801 from the U.S. Health and Human Services Department to continue providing affordable primary care, according to an announcement from Rep. Peter Visclosky's office.

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TUESDAY'S ILLINOIS PREP ROUNDUP: T.F. South girls win SSC Blue volleyball title

TUESDAY'S ILLINOIS PREP ROUNDUP: T.F. South girls win SSC Blue volleyball title

Gabbe Mullen had 11 assists, nine service points and three aces as the T.F. South girls volleyball team won the South Suburban Blue Conference title outright with a 25-8, 25-5 road win over Argo on Tuesday night.

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Illinois man set for sentencing in E.C. kidnapping case

HAMMOND | A man who pleaded guilty in an East Chicago kidnapping case on Monday asked a federal judge to sentence him to eight years in prison.

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Cops, cadaver dog comb Gary for more victims

GARY | Police on Tuesday used cadaver dogs to scour the site of the nearly demolished Sheraton Hotel and about 120 of Gary's approximately 8,000 abandoned buildings for more victims of a man officials have described as a serial killer.

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TUESDAY'S INDIANA PREP ROUNDUP: Andrean maintains top ranking in football

TUESDAY'S INDIANA PREP ROUNDUP: Andrean maintains top ranking in football

Andrean began the football season atop the Associated Press state rankings, and it ended the regular season in the same spot.

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Man charged with battery after throwing item at Target employee

Man charged with battery after throwing item at Target employee

VALPARAISO | Police arrested a Valparaiso man after he threw an item at a Target employee, police said.

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Coroner's office seeks family of Hammond man who died

HAMMOND | The Lake County coroner's office is seeking the public's help in finding the family of a man who died at his Hammond home earlier this month.

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Alumni group plans two benefits for Hammond students

HAMMOND | Alumni & Friends of Hammond Schools invites residents to think Christmas and Catch the B.U.S. to help School City of Hammond students in grades kindergarten through 12 succeed.

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C.P. schools eyeing alternative site for learning center

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community School Corp. is reviewing alternative sites for its proposed Learning Center, as suggested by the Crown Point Plan Commission.

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Hebron woman loses $4,000 in phone scam

BOONE TOWNSHIP | A 79-year-old Hebron-area woman lost $4,000 in a phone scam.

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C.P. schools information incorrect

A story in some Tuesday editions contained some incorrect information about the learning center the Crown Point Community School Corp. is proposing to build on property at the west corner of West and Walnut streets near the Col. Wheeler Middle School.

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Donnelly asks Treasury secretary to keep LIFO accounting

Donnelly asks Treasury secretary to keep LIFO accounting

WASHINGTON | U.S. Sens. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., and Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., led a bipartisan group of 14 senators Tuesday in sending a letter to U.S. Department of the Treasury Secretary Jack Lew expressing concern with recent proposals that would repeal the accounting method of “last-in, first-out…

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Times sweeps investigative reporting category in annual newspaper contest

CHICAGO | The Times of Northwest Indiana took the top three places for investigative reporting in the annual Inland Press Association Newsroom and Digital Journalism contest.

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Periodic closings set Tuesday at Griffith CN Railway crossing

GRIFFITH | The Canadian National Railway crossing at Broad Street in downtown Griffith will experience short, period closures beginning at 9 a.m. Tuesday to accommodate railroad repairs.

October 21, 2014 12:05 am

3 county courtrooms in Gary still displaced

GARY | Things are slowly getting back to normal at the Robert D. Rucker Building in Gary after a fire in August disrupted operations. 

October 21, 2014 12:05 am

Whiting FOP holds haunted hayrides on three nights

WHITING | The Whiting Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 68 holds its Haunted Halloween Hayride Spooktacular on Friday, Saturday and Halloween night at Whiahla Beach.

October 21, 2014 12:05 am

School Board hopefuls focus of Oct. 30 Hammond forum

HAMMOND | The Hammond Council PTA hosts a Candidate Night Forum for School City of Hammond board candidates from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m Oct. 30 at the School Administration Center, 41 Williams St.

October 21, 2014 12:05 am

East Chicago offers haunted hayrides Friday at golf course

EAST CHICAGO | Haunted hayrides will be offered from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at McArthur Golf Course hosted by Mayor Anthony Copeland and the East Chicago parks staff.

October 21, 2014 12:05 am

Aide to Sen. Coats coming to LaPorte library Thursday

LAPORTE | A staff member of U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind., will visit LaPorte on Thursday to meet with local residents and assist those experiencing problems with any federal agency.

October 21, 2014 12:00 am
MONDAY'S ILLINOIS PREP ROUNDUP: Illiana Christian volleyball tops Richards

MONDAY'S ILLINOIS PREP ROUNDUP: Illiana Christian volleyball tops Richards

Sydney Van Beek and Jamie Petrarca had five kills each to lead the Illiana Christian girls volleyball team to a 25-12, 25-20 win over Richards Monday night.

October 20, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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MONDAY'S INDIANA PREP ROUNDUP: Portage's Coundiff picks St. Joe's for softball

MONDAY'S INDIANA PREP ROUNDUP: Portage's Coundiff picks St. Joe's for softball

Portage junior softball player Sydney Condiff committed to play softball at St. Joseph's College in Rensselaer on Saturday. The hard-hitting infielder was invited to the Pumas football game with her family and softball coach Diane Stephenson made the offer and it was accepted.

October 20, 2014 9:00 pm
Police: Woman tried attacking relative in wheelchair

Police: Woman tried attacking relative in wheelchair

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | A Washington Township woman was arrested Sunday after lunging with a knife at a relative in a wheelchair and fighting with officers.

October 20, 2014 9:00 pm
Police: Panhandler fails to heed warning, is arrested

Police: Panhandler fails to heed warning, is arrested

CHESTERTON | A Michigan City man was arrested Saturday morning after police spotted him panhandling at a busy intersection.

October 20, 2014 6:15 pm
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