PEP president: Give Boston Middle School building historic designation

I feel strongly that not to protect Boston Middle School through local historic designation would be a tragic mistake. While the current administration of the LaPorte School Corporation ... Continue Reading →

Still time to enroll your child in Youth Service Bureau’s Summer Program

If your kids in grades 4-6 need some structured, fun activities this summer, consider enrolling them in the Youth Service Bureau of LaPorte County’s Summer Program. The program, ... Continue Reading →

Remember what the holiday is about at LaPorte’s Memorial Day ceremony May 29

It’s not about cookouts and furniture sales; far from it. Memorial Day is the short 24-hour period set aside for Americans to remember and applaud the veterans who have served their ... Continue Reading →

Bistro on the Greens ribbon cutting is May 26

(Photos provided) Bistro on the Greens, from the creator and owner of Bourbon Street Bistro, will celebrate its Grand Opening on Memorial Day weekend. The restaurant, located at 299 ... Continue Reading →

Public invited to LaPorte County EMS awards ceremony May 25

The public is invited to the LaPorte County Emergency Medical Service’s annual EMS Week Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 25, at 11 a.m. at the LaPorte County Complex assembly rooms. ... Continue Reading →

Father Nate Edquist, Father Gregory Bim-Merle are ordained as priests

Story and photos by Bob Wellinski (Click on photos to enlarge) Hundreds packed Holy Angels Cathedral in Gary to watch the ordination of two young hometown men to the Priesthood. ... Continue Reading →

Free meals again available to kids 18 and younger this summer

The LaPorte Community School Corp. will once again provide free meals to children ages 18 and younger this summer. The meals will be offered Monday through Thursday starting June 5 ... Continue Reading →

Tour that quaint, historic chapel on the hill May 29

Photo and information provided by Fern Eddy Schultz, LaPorte County Historian  Ever wondered about the origin of that charming chapel on the hill at the entrance to Pine Lake ... Continue Reading →

Route 2 Old Fashion Soda Fountain opens on LaPorte’s east side

Photos and information provided Route 2 Old Fashion Soda Fountain, 617 E. Lincolnway, celebrated its opening with a ribbon cutting administered by the Greater LaPorte Chamber of Commerce ... Continue Reading →

Hailmann, volunteers come together to green up Meyer’s Mile

Photo and information provided Diane Sue Meyer’s memorial rock at Hailmann Elementary School states, “In her memory we remind everyone to enjoy a good walk or run.” That walk ... Continue Reading →