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    Tuesday, December 11, 2018
    State Department of Health officials from both Indiana and Illinois were in attendance on Thursday, Dec. 6, for a blessing and open house for a first-of-its-kind clinic in the state that aims to fill an urgent need to test and treat patients for hepatitis C and HIV.   The Multi-Specialty Hepatitis C and HIV Clinic is located on the first floor of Franciscan Health Hammond at 5454 Hohman Ave., ...read more
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    Wednesday, December 05, 2018
    THREE OAKS, MI—It's been just about 18 months since Journeyman's Fine Girl Brandy was available for purchase. On December 14th it returns—just in time for your seasonal festivities.Brandy is the stuff of holiday cheer, playing a starring role in everything from egg nog to traditional Christmas sweets. Distilled, bottled, and served at the historic Featherbone Factory in Three Oaks, MI; Fine Girl ...read more
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    Wednesday, December 05, 2018
     HOBART – Sepsis is a dangerous condition that can occur when an infection leads to tissue damage, organ failure or even death. In Hobart, St. Mary Medical Center has attained a new milestone in the battle against this potentially deadly illness.  According to newly released data, St. Mary Medical Center now ranks in the top 10 percent of hospitals nationwide for successful compliance with the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, December 04, 2018
    HAMMOND, Ind. — For the first time, Purdue University Northwest’s (PNW) School of Education & Counseling (SoEC) made the top 10 ranking of collegiate institutions issuing the most teaching licenses according to the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE), Office of Educator Effectiveness and Licensing.  Coming in seventh out of the 46 institutions in Indiana granting teaching licenses, the ...read more
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    Tuesday, December 04, 2018
    VALPARAISO, IN – United Way of Porter County seeks volunteers to help Porter County residents file their 2018 federal and state income taxes this coming tax season. Operated under the auspice of the Internal Revenue Service and hosted by United Way of Porter County, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program provides free tax help to individuals with adjusted gross incomes of $54,000 or ...read more
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    Tuesday, December 04, 2018
    HAMMOND, Ind. — The Purdue Northwest Vocal Company ushers in the holidays by presenting its annual Holiday Concert. The concert will take place at 3 p.m. CST, Sunday, Dec. 9 in the YJean Chambers Hall (Room 353) of the Student Union Library Building located at 2233 173rd Street on the Hammond Campus.  This concert is free and open to the public and will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the ...read more
    Tuesday, December 04, 2018
    In January, Ideas in Motion Media will welcome their new Editorial Director, Stacey Kellogg. With a BA in Professional Writing from Purdue University, and more than 20 years in the journalism, writing, editing, and public relations fields, Kellogg brings a seasoned perspective to the team, but looks forward to a new experience as well. Kellogg is a Michigan City native and now lives in Valparaiso. ...read more
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    Tuesday, December 04, 2018
    “Midwestern Soliloquy”     A new exhibit featuring oil artist, Laurie Schirmer Carpenter opens at The Village Gallery Sunday, December 9. The exhibit, “Midwestern Soliloquy”, features 22 original oil paintings depicting the beauty and quite of midwestern landscapes. Laurie will give a gallery talk at the Meet The Artist Reception, which is free and open to the public, at 1:30 pm on Sunday, ...read more
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    Monday, December 03, 2018
    NorthShore Health Center will provide free blood pressure screenings to walk-in patrons at both branches of Westchester Public Library. Blood pressure screenings are offered each month at the Hageman Branch on the second Thursday of the month, and the third Wednesday of the month at the Thomas Branch. Registration is not necessary. On Thursday, December 13 Hageman patrons can get their blood ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, December 03, 2018
    Dealing with Caregiver Stress and Considerations for those with Dementia During the Holidays Westchester Public Library and the Alzheimer’s Association will present “Dealing with Caregiver Stress and Considerations for those with Dementia During the Holidays” on Tuesday, December 11, from 3:00-4:00 p.m. The program will take place in the Bertha Wood meeting room at Thomas Branch, 200 W. ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, December 03, 2018
    Westchester Public Library will present the holiday film Holiday Affair on Sunday, December 16, 1:30 p.m., at the Baugher Center, 100 W. Indiana Avenue, Chesterton. No registration is necessary, and attendance is free of charge. Enjoy complimentary popcorn while watching the movie. A disarming little trifle, Holiday Affair has in the years since its original release become a Yuletide perennial on ...read more
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    Monday, December 03, 2018
    Family-friendly activities will welcome the public to a glimpse of the future of healthcare at the new Franciscan Health Michigan City hospital during an open house celebration from noon to 4 PM on Saturday, Dec. 8.   Nadeau’s Ice Sculptures Inc.  will perform live ice carving demonstrations each hour between noon and 3 p.m. Carvings will include Olaf from the movie “Frozen,” a Christmas present ...read more
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    Monday, December 03, 2018
    4th Street Theater is proud to be partnering with Improductions, LLC to bring you one jam packed nigh of Improv.  We will have three teams On December 8th at 7:30pm.  Makeshift up will be presenting their "Whose Line" Style, The Tony Stanzas is a musical improv group that will be improvising a musical, and opening will by Not Your Mother's Improv, Highland High Schools Team. The show will be ...read more
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    Monday, December 03, 2018
    HOBART – Most people know about rheumatoid arthritis, a painful inflammatory condition that affects the joints. What many people don’t realize, according to Community Care Network Rheumatologist Kirk Jenkins, MD, who recently joined the staff at St. Mary Medical Center and Community Hospital, is that the same autoimmune disease that causes the arthritis can also affect other areas of the body ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, December 03, 2018
    Indiana’s John Will Anderson Facility in Gary gives Kids more access to Technology to Build the Club ExperienceGARY, IN (OCTOBER 16, 2018) – Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and Councilwoman Mary Brown joined Comcast to announce to announce a $10,000 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana’s John Will Anderson Club in Gary. The funds were used to purchase twelve Chromebooks for ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 28, 2018
    Eagle Crossing Luxury Apartment Homes has just released our 5th building! We now offer another 3 floor plans, making 8 floorplans available today!!!. All our apartments come with an attached garage. Styles and sizes available:I bed I bath 1 bed 1 den 1 bath 1 bed 1 den  11/2 baths 2 bed 2 bath ( optional layouts)  3 bed 2 baths.  Come check out your NEW home today!!!    Call Daffnie ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, General News Article
    Tuesday, November 27, 2018
    CHESTERTON – The Duneland Chamber of Commerce welcomed Santa home after their Hometown Holiday Celebration Saturday, November 24. Young and old are invited to visit every Saturday in December until Christmas. He will be available from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and then 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm on December 1, 8, 15, and 22. Santa’s house is located on Broadway in Chesterton’s Thomas Centennial Park. For ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Friday, November 23, 2018
    4th Street Theater in Chesterton proudly presents Grant Fitch in the Charles Dickens holiday classic “A Christmas Carol.” This family favorite kicks of the holiday season on Saturday, November 24th at 7pm. Grant Fitch, an award winning local actor and professional storyteller will perform his one-man version of the Dickens tale for one performance only on the 4th Street stage. Now in his 21st ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, November 20, 2018
    The public is invited to get a glimpse of the future of healthcare and tour the new Franciscan Health Michigan City at an open house celebration from noon to 4 PM on Dec. 8. “We are just a short time away from the opening of our brand new, state-of-the-art healthcare facility,” said Dean Mazzoni, president and CEO of Franciscan Health Michigan City. “We are excited to showcase what has become ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, November 20, 2018
    Dr. Tamara O’Neal, who was killed Monday in a shooting at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center in Chicago, was a physician with the Emergency Physicians Medical Group, contracted to work as an emergency room physician at Franciscan Health Michigan City for a little less than a year. Dean Mazzoni, president and CEO of Franciscan Health Michigan City, said in a statement she was respected and well ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, November 20, 2018
    Yesterday, Kouts’ Police Chief Smith and Officer Lindsey Ditchcreek went shopping at Meijer with United Way of Porter County staff to feed needy families in Kouts. The Kouts Police Department was awarded $1,500 by Meijer in Valparaiso to provide Thanksgiving meals and United Way of Porter County helped to facilitate the partnership.   High-res photo attached and photo caption with quote below. ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 20, 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.   Electrophysiologist Pratik Patel, MD, is board certified in cardiovascular ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 20, 2018
    HAMMOND AND WESTVILLE, Ind. — Purdue University Northwest (PNW) honors its 2018 class of fall graduates with three Commencement Exercises on the Hammond and Westville campuses on Dec. 7 and 8.   The first ceremony will be held at PNW’s Westville Campus at 3 p.m. CST, Friday Dec. 7 in the H.D. Kesling Gymnasium in the James B. Dworkin Student Services and Activities Complex.   Two additional ...read more
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    Thursday, November 15, 2018
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    Wednesday, November 07, 2018
    The Pizza Pajama Book Club at the Thomas Branch is a book group just for teens in grades 6-12. This group meets on the second Wednesday of the month from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. with this month’s meeting occurring on November 14. We will be reviewing the book The Light Fantastic by Terry Pratchett. Please join us whether you have read the book or would like to find out more about it. ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
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