The Crown Point Community Library, 122 N. Main St., will host two free holiday concerts. The Crown Point High School Bellavoce and OYP Choral Groups will perform holiday music at 6 p.m. Wednesday, ending the program with a holiday sing-a-long.
MUNSTER | It was a silvery scene at the 25th annual Festival of Trees luncheon Wednesday hosted by the Women's Association of the Northwest Indiana Symphony.
HIGHLAND | Personal bonds brought friends and neighbors together again this year at a block party to raise money to fight Multiple Sclerosis.
Celebrate the holiday season and usher in the new year in the city of Hammond, where Santa and his elves will be joined by the circus, the Harlem Globetrotters and the WWE.
CROWN POINT | Mayor David Uran, the city of Crown Point and Source One Real Estate were overwhelmed by the response of Crown Point area residents to their call for donations to help recent tornado victims in Kokomo.
Lansing resident Jessica Gomez is excited to begin a career in health care as a dermatologist.
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HAMMOND | In celebration of the Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana’s 15th anniversary, the center is accepting entries for a 15th Anniversary Patch Design Contest.
PORTER | Celebrate “Holiday Traditions in the Dunes” from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Enjoy live holiday music and dance, tour two historic homes decked out in their holiday finest, let the kids make some holiday crafts, and get a free taste of some tradition…
GRIFFITH | United Federal Credit Union is sponsoring a food drive at its Griffith branch to collect goods for the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana, serving Lake and Porter counties. Through Dec. 15, UFCU will collect unopened, nonperishable food items in its lobby at 510 N. Broad St.
EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago Housing Authority residents took one big step closer to their goals last month when they successfully completed the seven-week DYPEC 2013: Happy Homes Program, where they learned more effective parenting, financial and home management skills and methods to counter…
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.
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