HAMMOND | For any commuting college student who has ever complained about a lack of convenient parking on campus, meet Purdue University Calumet’s Morgan Walker.
Winter activities, like cross country ski rentals at Lemon Lake, Oak Ridge Prairie, and Stoney Run county parks, and sledding hills at Lemon Lake and Oak Ridge Prairie, are now open when adequate snow is available.
HIGHLAND | While the need for warm coats has never been greater, it has also never been easier to meet this vital need. Apex Construction and Remodeling invites area residents to join them in an effort to ensure that no one goes without a warm coat this winter.
Twenty-something college students don’t figure to know much about Offenhauser auto racing engines that were popular from the 1930s to the 1970s, or so Purdue University Calumet alumnus and Carlisle Companies Inc. Chairman, President and CEO Dave Roberts thought.
HIGHLAND | It just wouldn't be Christmas if the Wednesday Strikers bowling league didn't make their annual visit to Jacob's Ladder Pediatric Rehabilitation Center in Valparaiso.
GARY | CRworks Inc. has received a number of stuffed animals from Pet Smart in Schererville and will provide these holiday gifts free to the public. The public can pick up a free stuffed animal at CRworks' office, 4950 Broadway, today through Friday. CRworks also distributed some of the stuf…
More than 10 years ago, I was in the hospital for the Fourth of July holiday and for more than a month. I mention this because I was reminded of it as the holidays approach.
This past week has given us the coldest temperatures of the winter. It should take a few weeks for the effects to pass, but once passed, it may be that winter has been blunted for the year.
I am really having a hard time believing this year is almost over. Can we just stop time? This Friday will end the school year for Crown Point Community School Corp. students and staff. Christmas vacation begins Dec. 23.
CHICAGO | The cross country teams at Andrean High School in Merrillville wanted to do a community service project and, partnering with a local charitable organization, Children's Hope International, chose to host a Thanksgiving dinner for a group of adults with mental and physical challenges…
The Community Bridge Club in Calumet Township occasionally puts down its cards to take up fundraising efforts for important causes.
Christmas is two weeks away and I decided to do something different for this column instead of Kankakee River stories. The following are Christmas letters written in 1906 to Santa. I left the letters with original spelling.
We have wonderful news for Lake County’s not-for-profit organizations. The Legacy Foundation, our county’s leading philanthropic organization, in collaboration with the Knight Foundation, has a deal that you will not want to miss.
GARY | Rose Joiner, director of the John Will Anderson Boys & Girls Club, along with staff and club members, spent two weeks preparing for the recent move from the Fifth Avenue location to the new club at the former Tolleston Middle/High School, 2700 W. 19th Ave.
Thornton Fractional South High School senior Kevin Dolinar is determined to make a difference in the automotive world upon entering the workforce.
CROWN POINT | The Lakes of the Four Seasons Volunteer Fire Force is conducting its sixth annual Stop, Drop and Donate this weekend on the Lake County side of the community.
In some Thursday editions, a column by Sue Reed of the Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce included the incorrect day for Crown Point's Polar Express Storytelling and City Tour of Lights. The event will take place at 5 p.m. today. Registration is required by calling (219) 662-3290.
HAMMOND | Three brave Cub Scouts foraged out in single-digit weather on Saturday to participate in a hike sponsored by Pack 773 of the East Side at Gibson Woods Nature Preserve in Hammond.
HAMMOND | There will be a joyful noise this weekend as Bishop Noll Institute's band and choral programs showcase their talents at the school's annual BNI Christmas Concert. The concert will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday in the Bishop Noll Institute auditorium, 1519 Hoffman St.
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