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Hammond superintendent recommends shuttering 3 schools, cutting more than 130 positions by next year; school board to vote Tuesday  The Times of Northwest Indiana

HAMMOND — Staring down a projected $10.2 million deficit, the superintendent of the School City of Hammond made recommendations this week to close ...

High school reunions planned | News |

Bishop Noll Class of 1974. The Bishop Noll Class of 1974 will have its reunion the weekend of Sept. 27. Start out with a casual gettogether Sept. 27 at White ...

Amy S. Ormes (nee Sudlak) | Local Obituaries |

HAMMOND, IN - Amy S. Ormes (nee Sudlak) of Hammond, Indiana, age 51, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, May 9, 2019.

UPDATE: Copper wire theft forces Gavit football game to Saturday; alumni night canceled

There were no Friday night lights at Gavit High School this week as the Hammond school had to reschedule its football game against East Chicago Central due ...

Rash of copper wire thefts in Hammond includes 3 high schools  WLS-TV

Copper wire thefts targeted three Hammond high schools, as well as other locations in the city, over the last several weeks, police said.

UPDATE: Hammond Gavit sophomore detained Monday, accused of threatening to 'shoot up' school

HAMMOND — A Gavit High School sophomore was detained Monday after making threats last week to a group of friends, saying he was going to "shoot up the ...

Gavit High School student detained after alleged threat, police say  Chicago Tribune

A Gavit High School student in Hammond was detained by police after making a suspected threat Monday.

Hammond drops plans to consolidate Gavit High School  Chicago Tribune

After public pushback, the Hammond School Board announced it will drop plans to consolidate Gavit High School as part of a $110.6 million capital referendum.

Young entrepreneurs present innovative solutions in statewide contest  The Times of Northwest Indiana

HAMMOND — They prepared all year for this. In their engineering design and development class. In front of the School Board. They practiced their pitch to ...

E.C. Central, Clark hit as rash of costly school copper wire thefts continue

Copper wire thieves are taking the lights out of football Friday nights throughout Northwest Indiana.

Arrests made in rash of copper wire thefts in Hammond and other NW Indiana communities  WLS-TV

HAMMOND, Ind. (WLS) -- Two people were arrested in a rash of copper wire thefts in Hammond and nearby communities, Hammond police said Saturday.

Hammond students apply to college with help of 'The Blueprint'

HAMMOND — Applying for college and financial aid can be a confusing process for the most savvy senior, but the School City of Hammond is hoping to simplify ...

City of Hammond sues suspected copper wire thieves for $1.5M in damages

HAMMOND — The city has filed a civil lawsuit to recoup the hundreds of thousands of dollars and more in damages stemming from a string of copper thefts this ...

Gavit students encouraged to celebrate diversity

HAMMOND — Two local counselors talked to Gavit High School students Friday about understanding diversity and inclusion.

U.S. magistrate judge to receive Distinguished Hammond Alumnus Award Oct. 4

HAMMOND — A Hammond native and Gavit High School graduate who has served as a United States magistrate judge will be recognized Oct. 4 as recipient of ...

Reunions: Lowell, Gavit and Hobart High | Lake County News

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Appeals court overturns $550,000 judgment against Hammond schools | Government and Politics

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Court of Appeals has overturned a $550000 judgment against the School City of Hammond after determining that a former Gavit ...

120 Hammond seniors to announce college plans at Blueprint Signing Day

HAMMOND — Some 120 School City of Hammond high school seniors will announce their fall college plans Thursday at the Hammond Education Foundation's ...

Teachers with guns? Region educators, parents weigh in

Most Northwest Indiana teachers and school leaders, and some students, The Times spoke with this week believe President Donald Trump's suggestion to arm ...

2 plead guilty in copper wire thefts | Crime and Courts |

HAMMOND — Two men pleaded guilty this week to charges alleging they stole copper wire from a Cook County forest preserve and transported it into ...

Reunions | Lake County News |

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Hammond nears vote on school funding referendum  Chicago Tribune

Hammond is expected to vote May 30 on a bid to have a funding referendum in November.

Reunions: Morton, East Chicago Washington, Merrillville High | Lake County News

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Two suspects accused of lifting copper wire in Region, Illinois charged with felony theft; Federal charges anticipated

HAMMOND — Police have released the names of two suspects arrested Friday night in connection with a rash of copper wire thefts in Northwest Indiana and ...

Gavit's 50th graduating class set high standards

HAMMOND | “Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”

Students learn the significance of Memorial Day | Education

Some students in Northwest Indiana are learning that Memorial Day is not just another day off, but also a day that has great meaning for the nation.

Teacher pay in Indiana continues its downward slide  The Times of Northwest Indiana

As a national and local teacher shortage continues, many are blaming a corresponding decline in teacher pay for part of the problem across Northwest Indiana ...

Students Demonstrate their STEM Skills at the Purdue University Northwest Science Olympiad Regional Competition with Support from ArcelorMittal

One of the best ways to learn a new skill is through hands-on, active participation. In a world where technology is constantly at our fingertips, the need for people ...

Hammond Area Career Center offers a multitude of programs  The Times of Northwest Indiana

HAMMOND — With a hard hat on and safety glasses, Lake Central High School junior Taylor Walla is learning the basics of welding.

Gavit High students capture first place team honors

Gavit Middle-High School's chess team returned victorious from the 17th annual Hammond Invitational Chess Tournament, winning the first-place high school ...

Reunions: Chesterton High School Class of 1983 | Lake County News |

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Career centers offer high schoolers a leg up

Jay Edwards, at age 17, has already discovered his career path and a job he loves in a high demand field.

Reunions: Thornton Fractional South, River Forest High School

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Copper Thieves Targeting Light Poles In Northwest Indiana  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — Thieves stealing copper wiring in northwest Indiana have cost taxpayers tens of thousands of dollars in repairs, and Hammond Mayor ...

PWA-built Civic Center renovation in the works  Chicago Tribune

The Hammond Civic Center, a Public Works Administration project, was opened in 1938.

Holiday tree lightings bring spirit of the season  Chicago Tribune

Northwest Indiana tree lightings are coming up in the next couple of weeks.

Real estate attorney Barbara Wolenty dies at 62 | 2018-10-09  Indiana Lawyer

Longtime Indianapolis real estate development attorney Barbara A. Wolenty is being remembered as a talented but tough dealmaker, spirited and gifted friend, ...

17-Year-Old Shot and Killed While Answering Door at NW Indiana Home: Family  NBC Chicago

A 17-year-old girl was shot and killed Wednesday night while answering the door to her northwest Indiana home during a movie night with her family, family ...

Reunions: River Forest High School, Thornton Fractional North

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State chess championship teaches lessons far beyond winning and losing  Chicago Tribune

The little girl played with the frayed end of her braid while her mom, indignant, presented her case on her daughter's behalf. "The boy she was playing against ...

Hammond Fire Department announces personnel changes  Chicago Tribune

The Hammond Fire Department is getting a new assistant chief after Scott Rakos announced his retirement to join the City Council.

Reunions: Horace Mann Class of 1968 | Lake County News

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Hammond schools, police meet on jaywalking dangers | News

HAMMOND — Hammond High School junior Tenesha Smith remembers when her sister got a $150 fine for jaywalking across Hohman Avenue.

New class enters Hammond Sports Hall of Fame

HAMMOND — Next time you run a marathon or need to drop weight because you haven't seen your feet in years, give John Bobalik a call.

Reunions: East Chicago Roosevelt Class of 1968 | Lake County News |

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Meet this year's class: Northwest Indiana's 20 Under 40 | IN Business

Congratulations to the 2018 “20 Under 40” class. Some of the Region's best and brightest are being honored Thursday, Oct. 25, as The Times of Northwest ...

Cadet teachers earn high school credit, get hands-on experience

Boone Grove High School senior Ryleigh Pierce and Lake Central High School senior Hope Ciarrocchi both yearn to become teachers.

Police watched vehicle for several days before Saturday's copper theft arrests

CROWN POINT — A vehicle used to haul stolen copper Saturday from a Cook County forest preserve was under police surveillance for several days, according ...

Hammond Holiday Parade kicks off the season  Chicago Tribune

The traditional Hammond Holiday Parade, an annual highlight, did not disappoint for the 2017 season. Hundreds of residents and visitors lined the parade route ...

Pair accused in copper wire thefts now face federal charges

HAMMOND — Two men charged locally in Region copper wire thefts are now charged in federal court with interstate transportation of stolen property, according ...

'Christmas Story's' Miss Shields schools us

Canadian actress Tedde Moore was eight months pregnant when she graded themes, squelched pranks and consoled Flick in 1983's "A Christmas Story.

Lori Ann Dupree of Nags Head, July 3  The Outer Banks Voice

Lori Ann Dupree (nee Shearon), age 61, of Nags Head, formerly of Indiana & Illinois, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 after a 10-month battle ...

Students warned to watch what they say following Thursday lockdown at Hebron High School  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Police took two students out of Hebron High School on Thursday morning for health evaluations after they allegedly made comments about self-harm that grew ...

Hammond man has links to 58 Greek churches in Midwest  Chicago Tribune

A 26-year-old Hammond man is the registrar for 58 Midwest Greek churches.

Hammond High School graduates ready to take risks

HAMMOND — Hammond High School graduated 186 seniors Friday night.

Teens 'shop' for free prom dresses, accessories at Boutique Day in Hammond

Every spring, nonprofit Prom Genie Inc. hosts a prom dress giveaway to teen women in Hammond and Indianapolis.

Girl goes missing from Hammond

HAMMOND | Yadira Ramirez is a 15-year-old missing juvenile. She was last seen at Gavit High school last week on Nov. 13. We believe that she ran away to ...

Crown Point educator named Indiana's Teacher of the Year  The Times of Northwest Indiana

CROWN POINT — Jerome Flewelling has been a role model for his students at Crown Point High School.

Man shot in fight among family members at Hammond residence

HAMMOND — A 48-year-old man was shot in the neck, chin and arm early Tuesday when a fight among family members turned violent, police said.

HILLARY SMITH: Gavit's Robinson squeezes out more energy

HAMMOND | Opponents and friends who haven't seen Robert Robinson since last football season aren't sure what to say at first.

Parade planned to honor Hammond 9U, 12U teams  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Hammond Optimist Youth Sports will honor the 9-and-under and 12U Bulldog baseball teams with a parade on Sept. 23 after the squads' recent state ...

Hammond native pens screenplay for latest film starring Daniel Radcliffe  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Adam Hoelzel has had an interest in the cinematic world most of his life.

Tree lightings, events usher in holiday season  Chicago Tribune

The following are the dates and details for some of the annual tree lighting ceremonies in communities around Northwest Indiana.

Two from region win state civil rights awards  Chicago Tribune

A mother from Gary and the principal of Hammond Morton High School are among the honorees Thursday at Indiana's Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday celebration ...

Valpo boys, Hanover Central girls win Gavit Invite

HAMMOND | Danny Dalton was simply ready to excel along with his Valparaiso teammates in the Vikings' first 5K race of the season.

NIPSCO business support department makes a difference for Meals on Wheels

Last week 11 NIPSCO employees from the Business Support Services, came to Meals on Wheels in Merrillville and helped clean up the outside grounds, ...

Festive Family Fun in the Region — Holiday activities for all ages

Northwest Indiana celebrates the holiday season with festive activities, family-friendly outings and holiday traditions — including holiday light shows, ...

Family: Hammond native living in Florida had 'no choice' but to ride out Hurricane Irma  The Times of Northwest Indiana

HAMMOND — Emily Kowalski said she had never heard fear in her brother's voice until this week when he realized he "had no choice but to stay" in Pompano ...

Two local boys earn Eagle Scout rank | Porter County News

CHESTERTON — Two local boys earned their Boys Scouts of America Eagle rank and were presented with the designation at an Eagle Scout Court of Honor at ...

Trooper recovered two handguns 1 hour after they were reported stolen to Gary police

GARY — An Indiana State Police trooper stopped a driver for speeding early Tuesday on the Borman Expressway and found two guns in the car that had been ...

Magistrate 'crazy in love' with constitutional rights | Education

VALPARAISO — “I am crazy in love with these rights,” Porter Superior Court Magistrate Mary DeBoer told eighth-graders at Immanuel Lutheran School.

Standing tall: Schererville man sees challenges as opportunities to learn, grow

Little person Jeff Williams uses his height to his advantage.

'Christmas Story' kids come 'home' | Hammond News |

HAMMOND | No one got their tongue stuck to a flagpole, but the spirit of "A Christmas Story" was alive and well Saturday in Hammond as three of the film's.

Fagen named VNA Director of Business Development | Porter County News

The Visiting Nurse Association of NWI has announced the appointment of Melissa Fagen as director of Business Development. Fagen is a graduate of Purdue ...

Whiting High grads urged to 'set world on fire'  The Times of Northwest Indiana

WHITING — Caps were thrown in the air and cheers were heard Sunday at the 117th Whiting High School commencement ceremony.

Holiday happenings | Lake County News |

Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration/Tank Ceremony.

OFFBEAT: Reader grateful for Whitney Houston memories at Holiday Star Plaza

The extensive coverage over the weekend for Whitney Houston's funeral had Times readers recalling their own local memories. My Sunday column mentioned ...

Pastor refuses to mourn deaths, instead celebrates lives  Chicago Tribune

The Rev. Tom Shanahan donned a dark suit, a striped tie and the most sincere smile you'll ever see at a funeral *service*. "Today we didn't come here to mourn a ...

Bear Down: Remembering the best moments from Brian Urlacher's career

To celebrate the Hall-of-Fame career of an all-time Bears great, we take a look back at the top five moments in Brian Urlacher's career — with four honorable ...

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