Each year at Central Elementary, students are excited to find out who their Book Buddy will be for the year. Each classroom teams up with another classroom of a different grade level to pair students together to have time twice a month to read. Kindergarten students work with third-graders, …
Veteran Bishop Noll Institute social studies teacher John Trafny has authored a fourth book on the history of Gary that was released in July by Arcadia Publishing.
The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore offers a variety of programs this month on the shores of Lake Michigan. For more information, call (219) 395-1882 or visit www.nps.gov/indu.
Joseph Chung, an Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps cadet at Indiana University, Bloomington, has graduated from the Leader Development and Assessment Course at Fort Knox, Ky.
Children need the love, support and encouragement of their parents in order to build confidence and develop a healthy self-esteem. Supporting our children with unconditional love is extremely important as this will provide them with the ability to take on life’s challenges, develop the abili…
CHESTERTON | The Chesterton-Porter Rotary club has made the baseball diamond on the corner of 5th and Porter a community project through local and district grant funds that to date have exceeded $12,000. This is a long-term commitment with sustaining funds budgeted for future years developme…
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.
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.
VALPARAISO | Child Care before and after school can be difficult to find that includes healthy choice for activities, food, homework and a central location. The Valparaiso Family YMCA provides solutions for just those problems. Before School Care includes Northview, Central, Cooks Corner, Me…
PORTAGE | The Portage Township YMCA will hold its Halloween Trick or Treat Trail Walk from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 10.
VALPARAISO | For the second year, St. Paul Catholic School will host Oktoberfest from 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 3 at 1755 West Harrison Boulevard.
VALPARAISO | The Law Office of Connie Bauswell will host a free workshop at Opportunity Enterprises to discuss special needs trusts. The workshop is 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at OPE's main building, 2801 Evans Ave.
Dennis Wilkins, of Valparaiso, won $500 in John Deere products, parts and other merchandise by attending the Drive Green Challenge event held June 13 by A&M Farm Center at the fairgrounds.
VALPARAISO | September is Hunger Action Month and Panera Bread wants to help. The company's motto is "a loaf of bread in every arm."
CHESTERTON | Ten candidates have been chosen as the 2014 CHS Football homecoming royalty contestants. One senior and four juniors were nominated for homecoming queen and three seniors and two juniors for king.
Dr. Lisa Booth enjoys using her medical expertise to help police officers care for their canine partners.
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