Sprucing up your facility doesn’t need to cost an arm and a leg. Just ask Portage Township YMCA President/CEO Shannon Burhans.
Great Mayors seem to be a staple in Northwest Indiana. While their politics and decisions get discussed and highlighted each and every day, the lighter side of the mayoral job often gets overlooked. From embarrassing moments to the songs they’re listening and singing along to, we took a moment to ask a few Region mayors some lighthearted questions, hoping to get to know them a little better than before.
Since the opening of the William E. Urschel Pavilion in Valparaiso, skating has been on the minds of Valpo residents and the Valpo Parks Youth Hockey program was the natural conclusion of a town eager to get out on the ice. So, for those of you in the area with a love for hockey that are looking to get your children started with the fundamentals of the game, there is no better place to start than with this youth hockey program, staffed with individuals who are passionate about the sport.
If the bagpipe-blowing men in kilts didn’t give it away at the start of the night, the rest of the evening’s bombastic green-themed festivities surely were enough to let the Region know that the Crown Point St. Patricks’ Day Festival and Parade was underway. As dusk drew closer, hundreds of Northwest Indiana residents dressed in St. Patty’s garb and flocking to Crown Point’s downtown square,
Faculty and staff from the Duneland schools gathered on Thursday evening at The Allure on the Lake to join in a time of reflection and appreciation from the community. The Duneland Schools get-together was the perfect way to show how strong they have been through the different periods of time this year.
The Michigan City, Refuse Department will conduct its Annual Spring Clean-Up beginning on March 26, 2018. The Refuse Department requests that all residents separate the debris that is to be discarded into the following three (3) categories:
As the relentless Northwest Indiana winter still clings to its last days, disc golf enthusiasts can be seen slinging frisbees in all climates across Northwest Indiana. Disc golf is a sport that can’t be contained in a court or flat field. It’s a game that takes the player down winding paths in the woods and across breezy prairies and ravines. On lucky occasions, one my even be joined by deer, rabbits and other woodland residents. Beyond that, this is a great sport for those looking for fun, low-to-moderate exercise. A distinguished thing that all disc golfers share is the appreciation of outdoor beauty, in which much can be found in The Region.
Congressman Visclosky announced today that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has selected the Hanover Community School Corporation and the Tri-Creek School Corporation to receive awards to clean up their school buses.
Porter County Career and Technical Center, Homestead High School Earn Top Honors in 2018 IASB High School Broadcasting Competition Awards
Porter County Career and Technical Center won Television School of the Year and Homestead High School won Radio School of the Year at the 2018 Indiana Association of School Broadcasters (IASB) Awards Monday at the University of Indianapolis.
Higher education is changing. Fast. From the increasing competition in the work force, to changes in enrollment types and levels, American colleges and universities are having to adapt to an increasingly diverse and rapidly evolving society. In that vein, we asked four of the prominent universities in the Region how they plan on meeting these challenges in 2018.
In an effort to accommodate an expected increase in ridership, the South Shore Line will offer additional capacity and an extra passenger train on Saturday, March 17, 2018.