LINCOLN, Neb. | Authorities say a toddler has been reunited with his mother after employees found him playing inside a claw crane machine at a Nebraska bowling alley.
CROWN POINT | Art is an important part of the curriculum at St. Mary Catholic Community School in Crown Point. The school has two outstanding art teachers and a very robust program.
LANSING | The Lansing Association for Community Events held a recent Fat Tuesday Bash at the Lansing Country Club with proceeds going toward the 2014 Lansing Autumn Fest. L.A.C.E. is a not-for-profit organization that aims to bring together those in the community through a series of public e…
Duneland Intermediate Schools third quarter honor roll lists are out.
CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community School Corporation Board of School Trustees presented a Commendation Awards to Dwight D. Eisenhower Elementary School’s winning Team Bald Eagles at the March 24 School Board meeting.
LANSING | Entertainer Steve Justman visited the Lansing Public Library to perform for the Lansing Historical Society's March meeting. Justman's program was titled "Songs of the Railroad" and audience members sang along to such tunes as "I've Been Working on the Railroad," "Wabash Cannonball"…
MICHIGAN CITY | Mary Carr has been a familiar, friendly face to many of Michigan City’s service clubs for years, happily serving lunches all over town on behalf of Great Lakes Catering. This week the long-time employee of Great Lakes was rewarded for her exception service with the monthly R.…
LANSING | St. Ann Parish recently hosted Scout Sunday with Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts from Lansing attended. Participating were Lansing American Legion Post 697, Boy Scout Troop 276, St. Ann Girl Scouts and their leaders.
LANSING | Times correspondent and community online liaison Carrie Steinweg recently visited T.F. North High School in Calumet City where she spoke to students on the newspaper and yearbook staffs about careers in journalism and how to submit news articles to appear on The Times Communities pages.
LANSING | A Palm Sunday pancake breakfast and vendor fair will take place at St. John Lutheran School on April 13. Pancakes will be served beginning at 10:30 a.m. Adults are $8 and children under 10 and seniors over 65 are $5. The Easter Bunny will be at the event to visit with kids and post…
HOBART | Hobart Middle School sixth-graders from Tom Swafford and Katie Rinas' classes recently learned about prescribed fires during a hands-on field trip to the Indiana Dunes State Park Nature Center.
MERILLVILLE | Merrillville Intermediate School student council members, along with their sponsor Victoria Baldwin, set out boxes in all the homerooms to collect can goods and other non-perishable items for the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana.
NEW YORK | David Letterman is retiring next year as host of "Late Show."
GARY | The Student Nurses Association at Indiana University Northwest is hosting a 5k walk/run at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 27 at the Lake County Fairgrounds.
CROWN POINT | The Northwest Indiana Business Roundtable recently gifted the sum of $1,000 to the local chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers. Both non-profit groups are dedicated to safety and the promotion of safe work practices throughout Northwest Indiana.
A story in Monday's sports section about Andrean linebacker Josh Barajas committing to play football at Penn State contained several errors. Joe Paterno was a former head coach at Penn State. Former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was convicted of child sex abuse charges and sentence…
GARY | Sandra Cisneros, an award-winning author of "The House on Mango Street," will join the Indiana University Northwest campus via Skype at 3 p.m., Monday, April 7 at a One Book…One Campus…One Community celebration. The community is invited to the Bruce W. Bergland Auditorium, located in …
GARY | Indiana University Northwest invites the community to a “Meet the Candidates Night,” hosted by the School of Public and Environmental Affairs and the Center for Urban and Regional Excellence.
LANSING | South Suburban College’s student literary art publication, The Scriblerian, was the recipient of several awards for excellence from the American Scholastic Press Association (ASPA) and from the Associated Collegiate Press (ACP).
MUNSTER | A food and wine pairing gala will take place March 29 at 6 p.m. at the Center for Performing Arts in Munster to benefit the Calumet Council Boy Scouts of America.
LANSING | Mike Sanow of Lansing has seen first hand the difficulties placed on the family of a first responder when there is an injury. His step-brother, Del Pearson, was shot in the line of duty as a Chicago police officer two years ago.
GARY | On Thursday, April 24, the Indiana University Northwest School of Business and Economics and the IU Northwest Business Alliance will welcome Karen Post as the speaker for the 2014 Business Speakers Series Luncheon at the Radisson Hotel Star Plaza. Doors open at 11 a.m. and lunch is se…
LANSING | For the first time in 120 years, a historic Lansing building will not be occupied by a village department or organization. The building at 3404 Lake St., just off of Ridge Road in downtown Lansing is now Visible Music College, a full-accredited four-year Christian music school whic…
HAMMOND | Claiming a first place tie, second place and honorable mention, Purdue University Calumet communication students added to the university’s growing list of honors earned at the annual Broadcast Education Association Festival in Media Arts Student Scriptwriting competition.
LANSING | Janette Quinn of livingstories.us presented a program for members of the Lansing Historical Society at their February meeting. Quinn talked about questions to ask when interviewing a family member about their life and about collecting thoughts to write your own history.
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