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Woman returns the favor by helping others feed their pets

Woman returns the favor by helping others feed their pets

When Cheryl Plomann found herself without work, she depended on family to help support her and her pets.

17 hours ago

Education through Theater Workshops offer variety

MUNSTER | Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road,  will host a variety of fall workshops for young theater enthusiasts. The workshops will provide professional instruction on acting, singing, choreography and theater, and help students build their public speaking skills and confidence by usi…

17 hours ago

Free programs and support groups serve cancer patients

MUNSTER | Cancer Resource Centre, 926 Ridge Road, offers free education programs, mind/body/spirit programs and support groups for those with a cancer diagnosis and their caregivers. Call (219) 836-3349 to register for all programs.

17 hours ago
Paint the Parks exhibit open at Indiana Welcome Center

Paint the Parks exhibit open at Indiana Welcome Center

HAMMOND | Paint the Parks, a traveling exhibit that highlights U.S. national parks through art, will remain on display at the Indiana Welcome Center, 7770 Corinne Drive, through Sept. 29.

17 hours ago

Club members treated to pasta meal to kick off promotion

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana and Oliver Garden restaurants in Merrillville and Lansing, Ill. will celebrate Great Futures with a special pasta meal for club members next week.

17 hours ago

Education foundation offers grants to Tri-Creek community

LOWELL | The Tri-Creek Education Foundation is accepting applications through Oct. 13 for its 13th annual competitive grant opportunity.

17 hours ago

Franciscan Alliance partners with school for Family Health Fair

ST.JOHN | Franciscan Alliance and St. John Evangelist School are partnering to offer a Family Health Fair from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the school, 9400 U.S.41. Screenings for balance assessment, blood pressure, bone density, glucose, oxygen saturation and vision will be offered, as will a…

17 hours ago

Business hosts pet adoptions for Pet Appreciation Week

ST. JOHN | Tractor Supply Co., 9957 Earl Drive, is partnering with Petfinder.com to host pet adoptions on Saturday as part of Pet Appreciation Week.

17 hours ago
Foresters donate to Alzheimer's group

Foresters donate to Alzheimer's group

The National Catholic Society of Foresters, St. Joseph Court 513, recently donated $500 to Alzheimer's & Dementia Services of Northern Indiana. The National Catholic Society of Foresters is a member-based fraternal organization that partners with Catholic families by extending quality in…

September 16, 2014 12:14 pm

Who you gonna call? When in doubt, try the library

Your local library is the place to come for great materials, fun and interesting events or classes, and easily accessible computers. And where do you go when you have questions and need help? How do you find the best resources and information for your research and education?

September 15, 2014 12:00 am
Judge and hospital president get iced

Judge and hospital president get iced

September 15, 2014 12:00 am
Area youths test their tractor driving skills

Area youths test their tractor driving skills

LOWELL | Eleven Lake County 4-H members recently competed in the Area 10 4-H Tractor Contest, hosted by the Lake County 4-H Department and held at the Lowell Livestock Auction grounds. In all, 49 contestants from the eight-county district participated.

September 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Football and Social Security

Good coaching and a great playbook can make all the difference in the world for a winning football team. Fail to create a sound game plan, and you’re likely to miss opportunities and fall behind.

September 15, 2014 12:00 am
Area native serves aboard top Navy destroyer

Area native serves aboard top Navy destroyer

A Highland High School graduate is proudly serving onboard U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67), one of the world’s most advanced warships.

September 15, 2014 12:00 am

Raise a glass to support Alzheimer's & Dementia Services

MUNSTER | On Thursday, September 18th, there will be A Raise A Glass fundraiser hosted by Arden Courts and Comfort Keepers from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Centennial Park, 900 N. Centennial Park Drive, will  benefit Alzheimer's & Dementia Services of Northern Indiana. A $50 donation to ADSN…

September 15, 2014 12:00 am

Crown Point spacewalker Jerry Ross returns for book signing

The Crown Point Community Library will host a book signing with NASA astronaut Jerry Ross from 4 to 7:45 p.m. Sept. 30. Ross has co-authored a children’s book with Susan Gunderson, "Becoming a Spacewalker; My Journey to the Stars." He is also the author of an adult book, "SpaceWalker; My Jou…

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Freedom of speech is here to stay thanks to the U.S. Constitution

“I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.”

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Library celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Public Library will join the national celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, which is held from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Exceptional service celebrated during R.O.S.E. Awards

Celebrate exceptional guest service on Sept. 24 at the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority’s annual Recognition of Service Excellence (R.O.S.E.) Awards dinner. The dinner, hosted at Avalon Manor in Hobart, will honor 12 R.O.S.E. Awards recipients and three Recognition of Industry S…

September 14, 2014 12:00 am
Nonprofits, businesses, volunteers work together for affordable housing in Porter County

Nonprofits, businesses, volunteers work together for affordable housing in Porter County

What forms the foundation of a strong community? It is neighbors who care to lend a hand to those in need. It is citizens eager to share their ideas and learn from others. It is individuals who are willing to invest in something bigger than themselves. It is dreamers who can imagine an even …

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Order mums by Monday, buy books this week

MUNSTER | Orders for the Humane Society Calumet Area’s mum sale fundraiser are due Monday.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Salon Show opens today with awards reception

MUNSTER | The 71st annual South Shore Arts Salon Show opens Sunday at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, and runs through Oct. 26.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am
Dyer Boy Scouts earn honor award at Wisconsin summer camp

Dyer Boy Scouts earn honor award at Wisconsin summer camp

DYER | Boy Scouts Troop 561 from Dyer was awarded Troop Honors for the third year in a row while attending a weeklong summer camp at Napowan Adventure Base  in Wild Rose, Wisc. "As adult leaders we watched the boys work together and have fun while earning the top award for the third year in …

September 14, 2014 12:00 am
Rock and roll powerhouse inspires students with Q&A

Rock and roll powerhouse inspires students with Q&A

MUNSTER | Gary's Crystal Taliefero has been a touring musician with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame icon and Piano Man Billy Joel since 1989. In that time, she's gained a wealth of experience in the music industry and she's made it her primary focus to share it with aspiring musicians and students.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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WorkingWell site welcomed in Rensselaer

WorkingWell site welcomed in Rensselaer

September 14, 2014 12:00 am
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