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    Friday, September 21, 2018
    VALPARAISO, INDIANA- Valparaiso's Chicago Street Theatre is no stranger to pushing the envelope when it comes to choosing material to fully engage their audiences. With a tradition of performing some monstrous works in their October slot, the theatre is making a huge splash this Halloween with the NWI premiere of EVIL DEAD: The Musical based on the over-the-top cult movie trilogy by Sam Raimi. ...read more
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    Friday, September 21, 2018
    Northwest Indiana – United Way of Porter County and Neighbors’ Educational Opportunities (NEO) invite the public to the third annual Porter County Volunteer Fair on Thursday, September 27. Nonprofits from across Northwest Indiana will be present to talk about what they do and how volunteers can help. “This community thrives on the support volunteers provide,” said Kim Olesker, United Way of ...read more
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    Thursday, September 20, 2018
    Porter, IN – Dunes Learning Center celebrated its 20th Anniversary at their annual gala, A Dunes Affair, on September 14. Jeannette Melcic, an 8th grade science teacher from Henry W. Eggers School in Hammond, was honored with the organization’s Green Apple Award, which recognizes excellence in environmental education.Melcic was one of the first teachers to bring students to Dunes Learning Center ...read more
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    Thursday, September 20, 2018
    MERRILLVILLE, Ind. – Northern Indiana Public Service Company LLC (NIPSCO), a subsidiary of NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI), announced today as part of its future electric supply planning process, that analysis shows the most viable option for customers would include moving up the retirement of a majority of its remaining coal-fired generation in the next five years and all coal within the next 10 years. ...read more
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    Thursday, September 20, 2018
    HOBART – The Joint Academy of St. Mary Medical Center will host a free public program, “Getting Hip: Reclaiming Life with Joint-Replacement Surgery,” on Thursday, Sept. 27, at 6 p.m. in the West Auditorium at St. Mary Medical Center, 1500 S. Lake Park Ave., Hobart. Orthopedic Surgeon Scott Andrews, MD, medical director of the Joint Academy, will discuss surgical hip-replacement options for ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 19, 2018
    Hawthorne Park, Porter, Indiana – You only have two weeks left to grab the hottest ticket in Duneland. In 18 days Porter’s Hawthorne Park will be filled with the aroma of barley, hops, and wheat thanks to the arrival of the 8th annual Porter’s Perfect Pint Festival. The craft beer and cider centric event was started in 2011 by Porter business owners Liz Tilden (Pat’s Liquors) and Leroy Flores ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 19, 2018
    PORTAGE – As a new primary care provider at St. Mary Medical Center’s Portage Health Center II, 3545 Arbors Blvd., Robert Khoury, DO, considers himself not just a family doctor, but also a leader in overall care and the prevention of illness and disease. That leadership aspect of general practice is one reason Khoury said he chose to pursue primary care.   “It’s a mix of science and leadership ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 19, 2018
    MUNSTER – Community Hospital recently welcomed new physicians to the Community Care Network, Inc. (CCNI) team of physicians. The CCNI physicians of Community Healthcare System are closely affiliated with Community Hospital in Munster, St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago and St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart.   Cardiovascular Surgeon Vsevolod Tikhomirov, MD, is board certified in vascular ...read more
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    Monday, September 17, 2018
    September is Custom Month at Acton Creative! Acton Creative is a Chesterton-based company that celebrates weaving through handbags and homegoods. Custom projects fall into one of two categories - Custom Family Heirloom, or Dealer's Choice. Custom Family Heirloom projects include something personal from a loved one (neckties, scarves, clothing, etc.) in the woven handbags or homegoods. The Dealer's ...read more
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    Monday, September 17, 2018
    VALPARAISO, IND. — The Official Best of America travel show will feature Songbird Prairie Bed & Breakfast as the “Official Best Romantic Getaway in Indiana.” This one-minute to two-minute segment will highlight “The Best of Indiana—2018” and will air on WBBM-CBS in Chicago, Ill. and on WWJ-CBS in Detroit, Mich. Saturday, Oct. 20 at 12:30 p.m. as well as on WDJT-CBS Milwaukee, Wisc. at a later ...read more
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    Friday, September 14, 2018
    HAMMOND AND WESTVILLE, Ind. — Purdue University Northwest (PNW) continues to see upward trends in first-time freshman students and in the retention of continuing students in its 2018-19 fall enrollment count.   The university increased its first-time freshman population to 1,172 students; a gain of 47 students over last year. Additionally, retention of continuing PNW students increased to a ...read more
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    Friday, September 14, 2018
    Westchester Public Library invites children and their guardians to join folksingers and educators, Suzanne Keldsen and Jim Nelson, for a series of two Children’s Folk Concerts at the Thomas Branch on Fridays, September 28, and October 26 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. The program will feature songs, simple folk games and dances geared for kids. There will be songs about birds, pets, wild animals ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 05, 2018
    Chesterton-Porter Rotary Club will be selling delicious Nelson’s Port-a-Pit Barbeque Chickens from 10am to 3pm Saturday, Sept. 15 in the parking lot of 1st Source Bank at 1500 South Calumet Rd. Tickets can be purchased from any Chesterton-Porter Rotarian or at the gate. 1st Source Bank will also be holding their annual Shred Day from 9am until noon at the same location.  The cost of a chicken ...read more
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