One of the inspiring things about Whiting history is that many of our families have been important in local businesses for generations.
GARY | Majestic Star Casino and Hotel team members recently donated $4,560 to the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana from the annual charity golf outing fundraiser hosted at Sherwood Golf Course in Schererville.
LAKE STATION | The Lake County Parks and Recreation Department has a festive December planned at Bellaboo’s Play and Discovery Center.
MERRILLVILLE | St. Helen’s Philoptochos Ladies Society of SS. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral will host its 11th annual Christmas Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday and 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the Hellenic Cultural Center, 8000 Madison St.
The Crown Point Community Library, 122 N. Main St., will host two winter concerts this month.
Elizabeth Krutz, principal at Central Elementary School in Valparaiso, received the Outstanding Successful School award in October at the 66th annual Association of Teacher Educators - Indiana Conference in Nashville, Ind.
Analicia Rios, 17, received a rare chance to view the medical field up close when she traveled to Ghana recently with Anidaso Health, a nonprofit organization providing healthcare services and supplies to struggling countries.
Do you have questions about the new Health Insurance Marketplace? Staff members at the hospitals of Community Healthcare System are providing free information sessions on “Navigating the Marketplace.”
HOBART | The Hobart Area Concert Band, formally known as Rusty Pipes, will host its annual winter concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Hobart Middle School Auditorium, 36 E. Eighth St.
The Christmas season is in full swing this weekend in Hobart.
GARY | For many years, the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana in Miller has presented an annual “Christmas for the Animals” fundraiser at the shelter.
HAMMOND | Fulbright Scholar Rukhsana Hasan, director of Gender Studies at Fatima Jinna Women's University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan, will be speaking on women's rights in relationship to voting in Pakistan at Thursday's meeting of the League of Women Voters of the Calumet Area.
HAMMOND | What do you want for Christmas? Write a theme and tell the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority what you really want for Christmas, much like Ralphie Parker did in the holiday classic “A Christmas Story.” Ralphie pours his heart out in his theme for his teacher, Miss Shiel…
GARY | Volunteers are needed this month by Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana as the agency continues its work building homes for families.
The incorrect photo was published in some editions Monday in a story about the Rev. Thomas Engel, new pastor at Our Saviour Lutheran Church at 49th Avenue and Pierce Street in Gary. Here is the correct photo.
Our Saviour Lutheran Church at 49th Avenue and Pierce Street was without a regular pastor for 10 years before the installation of the Rev. Thomas Engel as the shepherd of the congregation.
MERRILLVILLE | The Noteables will herald the holiday season with its holiday concert, "Simple Joys," at 2 p.m. Sunday at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 5375 Harrison St.
CROWN POINT | The Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting, which unites family and friends around the globe to light candles for one hour to honor the memories of the sons, daughters, brothers, sisters, and grandchildren who left too soon, is scheduled to be held locally at 7 p.m. Sunday.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Marian Catholic High School welcomes prospective students and families to the annual open house from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. The event will feature tours, displays and plenty of informational literature to familiarize families with the Catholic, college preparatory educat…
Local Edward Jones financial advisers in Highland and Hammond are supporting the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves Toys for Tots program by using their offices as drop-off locations for this year's toy drive.
Thanksgiving and Christmas are all about tradition. The first is a more secular holiday that is all about hearth and home, while the latter is a celebration of home and things above our poor power to comprehend. We take our traditions and habits seriously and moving the needle takes a great …
It is hard to believe that we are just 30 days away from celebrating a new year. Despite the cold, Crown Point is in a holiday mood.
We all know that what something appears to be depends upon the angle at which it is observed. That is, an object can look different from the left side or the right side or the top side or the bottom side, and so forth.
MUNSTER | Cancer Resource Centre, 926 Ridge Road, offers free education programs, mind/body/spirit classes and support groups for those with a cancer diagnosis and their caregivers. Call (219) 836-3349 to register.
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