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    Thursday, April 18, 2019
    HAMMOND, Ind. — A new summer camp offered by Purdue University Northwest (PNW) gives high school students a taste of the college experience. Taking place July 22-26, the PNW Summer Bridge program is an extraordinary opportunity for rising high school sophomores and juniors to see what college is like and discover pathways to 21st century careers.  Through a collaboration between PNW’s Honors ...read more
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    Thursday, April 18, 2019
    MICHIGAN CITY | A device for new mothers in crisis, born out of one woman’s experience as an abandoned infant, is now available at Franciscan Health Michigan City, as the Safe Haven Baby Box received its formal blessing on Tuesday.   “We are here to acknowledge that every child is beloved of God,” said the Most Rev. Donald Hying, bishop of the Diocese of Gary, during the ceremony.   Bishop ...read more
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    Friday, April 12, 2019
     Valparaiso, Ind. – The City of Valparaiso and Porter County Recycling and Waste Reduction invite all Porter County residents to take advantage of getting their trucks loaded with compost for free during International Compost Awareness Week.  The city’s Public Works Department will load compost from 9 a.m. to noon May 6 through 11, at the Valparaiso compost site, 2150 W. Lincolnway. Residents are ...read more
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    Friday, April 12, 2019
    Michigan City, IN – At any moment, any one of us could require the services of Opportunity Enterprises.  This message was brought to light by the Chumbley family, whose daughter Danielle was in an accident that changed their lives forever.   More than 500 guests attending the 27th Annual OE Gala on Saturday night at Blue Chip Casino’s Stardust Event Center showed their support of people with ...read more
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    Friday, April 12, 2019
    WESTVILLE, Ind. — Purdue University Northwest’s (PNW) Center for Early Learning invites children of all ages to a special reading by Newbery Medal award winning children’s author Matt de la Peña from 3-6 p.m. April 27 at Bellaboo’s Play and Discovery Center, 2800 Colorado Street, Lake Station, Indiana.  De la Peña is a New York Times best-selling author of seven young adult novels and five ...read more
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    Thursday, April 11, 2019
    HAMMOND, Ind. — Purdue University Northwest’s (PNW) multidisciplinary Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) celebrates its 10th anniversary with an open house from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17 in the CIVS Immersive Theater and Labs, Room 123 in the Powers Building, 6937 Woodmar Ave., on PNW’s Hammond Campus. Light refreshments will be served.  This event is ...read more
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    Thursday, April 11, 2019
    April 17, 2019: Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana and Buffalo Wild Wings® are teaming up to make an impact in the lives of our Club youth. Local Buffalo Wild Wings throughout Lake and Porter Counties will host a Community Day on April 17 to raise funds via sale donating 10 percent of total sales that day, plus any additional guest donations, to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 10, 2019
    Hawthorne Park, Porter, Indiana – Grab your Easter bonnet and hop on over to Porter’s Hawthorne Park on Saturday, April 13th for the annual Easter Egg Hunt! The event is free to all children 9 and younger. Children will be assigned to areas by age groups 1-3 year olds, 4-6 year olds and 7-9 year olds, and will be searching for over 5,000 colorful plastic eggs filled with a variety of goodies and ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 03, 2019
    HOBART – St. Mary Medical Center is a Center of Excellence for Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG) and for Robotic Surgery (COERS). These complementary designations, awarded by the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC), attest that the gynecologists and clinical teams at St. Mary Medical Center bring the highest levels of knowledge, expertise and professionalism to the practice of women’s ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 03, 2019
    VALPARAISO, Ind. — Over 9,000 stuffed Easter eggs will cover the ground on Sunday, April 14 at the Gabis Arboretum’s third annual Easter Egg Hunt.  The Easter weekend festivities will start hopping on April 13th at 10 a.m. with the arrival of the Easter Bunny. The Railway Depot will be set up for free photos with the Easter Bunny on both Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. through 3 p.m. Guests are ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 03, 2019
    HAMMOND, Ind. — Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is pleased to announce Lawrence O. Hamer, Ph.D. as the next dean of the College of Business effective July 1, 2019.  “Dr. Hamer’s background and extensive experience in business and marketing made him a standout among a field of strong nationwide candidates,” said PNW Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost Ralph O. Mueller. “In ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 03, 2019
    Porter County – While wrapping up the 2018-2019 school year, Porter County Recycling & Waste Reduction School Educator Allison Andersen will soon begin scheduling her educational visits for fall 2019 and spring 2020. Elementary and middle school teachers in both public and private schools in Porter County are invited to reserve their 2019-20 class time with Andersen starting May 1. Educators can ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 03, 2019
    VALPARAISO, IND.—Located near the Indiana Dunes State Park and the Indiana Dunes National Park, Songbird Prairie Inn and Spa is the “Official Best Romantic Inn and Spa in Indiana,” according to the Official Best of America travel show. A one-minute-and-36-second segment highlights “The Best of Indiana—2019,” showcasing this tranquil retreat only a short drive southeast of Chicago.   Paula ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 26, 2019
    Porter County, Indiana – Porter County residents will get some help with their spring cleaning, thanks to a collection event that will accept old tires and household hazardous waste. Restrictions or fees may apply.  The tire and household hazardous waste collection, sponsored by Porter County Recycling & Waste Reduction, will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at the Porter County ...read more
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    Thursday, March 21, 2019
    Valparaiso, IN – Opportunity Enterprises recently underwent a rigorous licensing approval procedure for its Supported Living program. The licensing procedure, approved through the Indiana State Bureau of Quality Improvement Services, resulted in a full 36-month license to operate the program. This is the longest licensure allowed and recognizes Opportunity Enterprises’ extreme attention to quality ...read more
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    Thursday, March 21, 2019
    Merrillville, Ind. — With the end of the winter heating season approaching, NIPSCO reminds customers that while the state’s moratorium on disconnecting electric and natural gas service during the winter for eligible customers ends March 15, bill payment assistance programs are still available.    Between December 1 and March 15, natural gas providers in Indiana do not disconnect service to ...read more
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    Thursday, March 21, 2019
    Joseph “Mojo” Morganfield, son of legendary Chicago Blues musician Muddy Waters, will take the stage at the Sunset Hill Farm County Park amphitheater after the park’s annual Spring Out to Sunset festival. The May 18th performance will feature tracks from Morganfield’s debut EP “Mojo Risin” as well as a number of Muddy Waters favorites. Morganfield literally grew up in the Blues, as legends like ...read more
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    Thursday, March 21, 2019
    Each spring, visitors at Brincka Cross Gardens are treated to the sight of thousands daffodils in bloom. This year Porter County Parks will offer a guided hike that explores the beauty of the daffodils along with other seasonal blooms such as magnolias and forsythias. The hike will take place April 25 from 3:30 to 4:15pm. It is free and no registration is required. Park naturalist Lisa Hokky ...read more
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    Thursday, March 21, 2019
    Valparaiso IN – United Way of Porter County is excited to announce Todd Leeth as the 2019-2020 Campaign Chair for the organization. “There is no better way to financially support charitable organizations in Porter County than doing so through the United Way,” says Todd Leeth.  Mr. Leeth is an attorney and partner with Hoeppner, Wagner, and Evans, located in Valparaiso and Merrillville where he ...read more
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    Thursday, March 21, 2019
    HAMMOND, Ind. — As part of its 2019 festival, the renowned Chicago Latino Film Festival will be screening a free feature film at Purdue University Northwest (PNW) at 5 p.m. April 10 on the Hammond Campus in Room 130 of the Donald S. Powers Computing Education Building.  The presentation film, “Bernarda,” is based on Federico Garcia Lorca's play “The House of Bernarda Alba.” After the showing, the ...read more
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    Thursday, March 21, 2019
    VALPARAISO, IN. — The 2019 Girls’ Giving Fund is kicking off with an informational event on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 5:30 PM at the Porter County Community Foundation located at 1401 Calumet Avenue, Valparaiso.  The Girls’ Giving Fund is a newly established giving circle with the Porter County Community Foundation. This group is made up of 7 to 13-year-old girls from all over Porter County. ...read more
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    Thursday, March 21, 2019
    HAMMOND, Ind. — A computer engineer from Qualcomm CDMA Technologies with 15 years’ experience will share career advice from an insider's viewpoint at the March 29 Purdue University Northwest’s School of Engineering Distinguished Speaker Series.  Samir Ginde, a senior System-on Chip (SoC) performance architect, will recount his journey in engineering from college through his professional career so ...read more
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    Thursday, March 21, 2019
    Two-week program open to high school students  HAMMOND, Ind. — Purdue University Northwest (PNW) will offer its first Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ML) Summer Camp weekdays from Monday, July 8 through Friday, July 19 on the Hammond Campus.  The PNW Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering will host the camp, which will offer high school students the opportunity to learn ...read more
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