Showing: 11-35 of 7101

Voters soon will receive info on ballot questions

Some time this week, voters will begin receiving booklets in the mail courtesy of the Illinois Secretary of State's office.

September 29, 2014 12:00 am

Lansing Library announces October programs for adults

LANSING | The Lansing Public Library, 2750 Indiana Ave., invites the public to participate in its  October programs for adults. For more information or to register, contact the Adult Services Desk in person or call (708) 474-2447. You may also register online at www.lansingpl.org.

September 28, 2014 12:00 am
Oktoberfest returns to Crown Point's downtown square

Oktoberfest returns to Crown Point's downtown square

Enjoy live entertainment, a chili cook-off, a pie eating contest, a bean bag tournament and more during Crown Point’s Oktoberfest. The annual festival will take over the square from 3 to 11 p.m. Saturday.

September 28, 2014 12:00 am

The power of a nickel

The last 50 years witnessed some of the best economic times in American history. Americans bought homes, built businesses, purchased second homes, invested, acquired life insurance and procured assets of all kinds and in unprecedented amounts.

September 28, 2014 12:00 am
Lansing's Prodigy Prep Academy now before- and after-school care facility

Lansing's Prodigy Prep Academy now before- and after-school care facility

LANSING | Former daycare center Prodigy Preparatory Academy, 18601 Wentworth Ave., is now a before- and after-school care program, according to a news release.

September 28, 2014 12:00 am

LARC to hold annual fish fry fundraiser

This past week at the Lansing Historical Society September meeting, I got the chance to learn more about a great organization in Lansing that many residents are unfamiliar with. LARC is a nonprofit organization that serves adults with developmental disabilities through providing work opportu…

September 28, 2014 12:00 am

Local school chiefs wary of proposed education funding reform bill

CALUMET CITY | Count Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215 Superintendent Creg Williams among those who are wary of a bill pending before the Illinois General Assembly that aims to reform state public education funding.

September 28, 2014 12:00 am

Crete trustees reviewing resumes for new village administrator

CRETE | Village Board members have spent recent weeks weeding through the resumes of nearly 20 people who have expressed interest in becoming  village administrator.

September 28, 2014 12:00 am

D.215 officials concerned about number of students transferring into district

CALUMET CITY | Just over 10 percent of the total enrollment of the Thornton Fractional high schools this year are students transferring into the community from elsewhere, and that is a fact that has school administrators concerned.

September 28, 2014 12:00 am

Architecture students to study Beecher Mausoleum for class project

BEECHER | Students of the University of Illinois architecture school will be in the village today to document the character of the Beecher Mausoleum as part of a class project.

September 27, 2014 12:00 am

Bloom Trail parents can test drive a Ford at parent/teacher conference

STEGER | Parents of Bloom Trail High School students will be able to test-drive, and purchase, a new car at the parent/teacher conferences on Monday.

September 27, 2014 12:00 am

Calumet City approves repairs, resurfacing project

CALUMET CITY | The Calumet City council approved a number of spending measures this week.

September 27, 2014 12:00 am

At age 99, professor continues research

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. | Targeting a primary cause of heart disease might be enough for one research lifetime, but Fred Kummerow doesn't rest on past glory.

September 27, 2014 12:00 am

Flight disruption cancels Steinem stop with Quinn

CHICAGO | Famed women's rights activist Gloria Steinem's trip to Chicago was postponed Friday because of travel disruptions at O'Hare International Airport.

September 26, 2014 2:27 pm
Illiana Christian appoints director of Spiritual Development

Illiana Christian appoints director of Spiritual Development

I am writing this column because Liz Metcalfe, Illiana Christian’s admissions director, is battling cancer. She has a long road ahead with this battle, but if you know Liz, she is a fighter. I ask all of you for prayers on Liz’s behalf. She is a wonderful teacher, basketball coach, admission…

September 26, 2014 12:00 am
St. Columba hosts Mass for first responders

St. Columba hosts Mass for first responders

CHICAGO | St. Columba Catholic Church, at 134th Street and Avenue O in Hegewisch, hosted its first festival in 20 years on Sept. 21.

September 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Veterinarian designs Kits for K9's to aid police units

Veterinarian designs Kits for K9's to aid police units

Dr. Lisa Booth enjoys using her medical expertise to help police officers care for their canine partners.

September 26, 2014 12:00 am

Proposal mandates carbon monoxide detectors in schools

SPRINGFIELD | Some Illinois school officials aren't waiting to find out if they'll be required to install carbon monoxide detectors in buildings where students are present.

September 25, 2014 3:31 pm

Chicago schools getting more Safe Passage workers

CHICAGO | Another 15,000 students at 27 more Chicago public schools will be seeing Safe Passage workers in their neon vests on their way to and from school.

September 25, 2014 3:25 pm

Medical marijuana dispensary applies for permit in Lynwood

LYNWOOD | A medical cannabis dispensary has applied for a permit to operate in Lynwood, village officials said.

September 25, 2014 2:00 pm

Hammond man is third charged in retired Chicago cop's slaying

CHICAGO | A 20-year-old Hammond man is the third person charged in connection with the shooting death of a retired Chicago police officer in March.

September 25, 2014 11:40 am

PSC celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Prairie State College is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with various events that are open to the public. All events will take place at the college’s main campus, 202 S. Halsted St.

September 25, 2014 12:00 am
Congregation helped build Lansing church

Congregation helped build Lansing church

THROWBACK THURSDAY | The Times is celebrating our region's rich history. Check out our gallery on nwi.com and share a historic photo(s) with us today by emailing Celebrate@nwi.com.

September 25, 2014 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Harvey school rededicated in honor of Maya Angelou

Harvey school rededicated in honor of Maya Angelou

HARVEY|  On Monday, Harvey Public Schools District 152 officials held a rededication ceremony at the Maya Angelou Elementary School, 15748 Page St., which was first renamed in her honor 20 years ago.

September 25, 2014 12:00 am
Medical student wants to improve quality of life

Medical student wants to improve quality of life

Medical student Chiemela Ubagharaji was recently awarded the Jackie Robinson Foundation Extra Innings Fellowship from the United Health Foundation’s Diverse Scholars Initiative.

September 25, 2014 12:00 am
activate-button-3
Follow The Times

Latest Local Offers

Featured Businesses

Poll

Loading…

Should the Indiana attorney general's office compel all Lake County municipalities to merge E-911 dispatch services?

View Results