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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 ...



Career centers offer high schoolers a leg up  nwitimes.com

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



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

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 ...



Patricia "Patti" K. Wente | Local Obituaries | nwitimes.com  nwitimes.com

MUNSTER, IN - It is with tremendous sadness we announce the passing of our wife, mother, and friend Patricia K. Wente (nee Hoffmann). She went home to her ...



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

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.



Reunions | Lake County News | nwitimes.com  nwitimes.com

To submit a class reunion, email annette.arnold@nwi.com.



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.



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.



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

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 ...



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

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.



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

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 ...



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

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 ...



Gavit students encouraged to celebrate diversity  nwitimes.com

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



Copper Thieves Threaten to Shut Off 'Friday Night Lights'  NBC Chicago

Copper thieves are threatening to shut off Friday night lights across Northwest Indiana, but several schools are fighting back.



Reunions: Lowell, Gavit and Hobart High  nwitimes.com

To submit a class reunion, email annette.arnold@nwi.com.



Hammond students apply to college with help of 'The Blueprint'  nwitimes.com

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 ...



120 Hammond seniors to announce college plans at Blueprint Signing Day  nwitimes.com

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



Reunions: Morton, East Chicago Washington, Merrillville High  nwitimes.com

To submit a class reunion, email annette.arnold@nwi.com.



Gavit High students capture first place team honors  nwitimes.com

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



Appeals court overturns $550,000 judgment against Hammond schools  nwitimes.com

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



Five things to do in Northwest Indiana Nov. 30-Dec. 2  Chicago Tribune

Here are five things to do in Northwest Indiana Nov. 30-Dec. 2. Illuminated Christmas Parade: The parade begins at 7 p.m. Nov. 30 in downtown Whiting.



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.



Deborah L. Bullard (nee Proctor) | Lifestyles | nwitimes.com  nwitimes.com

HAMMOND, IN - Deborah L. Bullard nee Proctor, age 67, of Hammond, passed away peacefully Saturday, December 1, 2018. Beloved wife of Gary K. Bullard.



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

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  nwitimes.com

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



George W. 'Bill' Thegze | Local Obituaries | nwitimes.com  nwitimes.com

HAMMOND, IN - George W. 'Bill' Thegze age 70, of Hammond, passed away on Monday, December 3, 2018. Bill is survived by his brothers, Robert Thegze of ...



Hammond to seek school referendums in November  Chicago Tribune

The School City of Hammond will seek capital projects and operating referendums on the Nov. 7 ballot to finance construction projects and bolster the budget.



Ann-Margret 'Annie' Mick | Local Obituaries | nwitimes.com  nwitimes.com

Ann-Margret 'Annie' Mick, age 47, passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2018. She was born on November 20, 1970 to Edward And Susan Mick in Chicago.



Teachers with guns? Region educators, parents weigh in  nwitimes.com

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



Dennis Harold Terry  nwitimes.com

HAMMOND, IN - Standout Hammond citizen Dennis Harold Terry passed away peacefully on the morning of November 1, 2018. In his 66 years, Dennis ...



Hammond charter school offers free child care to help adult students finish high school  Chicago Tribune

The school, which opened in 2017-18, views child care as an essential *service* to help students finish degrees.



Jay L. Harker  nwitimes.com

MUNSTER, IN - Jay L. Harker, age 61, of Munster, passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2018, after having lost a courageous 27-month battle against brain ...



Gavit graduates urged to 'slow down' and enjoy the ride  nwitimes.com

HAMMOND — About 160 students graduated from Donald E. Gavit High School during the school's 51st graduation commencement Friday in the school ...



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 ...



Reunions: Chesterton High School Class of 1983  nwitimes.com

To submit a class reunion, email annette.arnold@nwi.com.



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 ...



Reunions: East Chicago Roosevelt Class of 1968  nwitimes.com

To submit a class reunion, email annette.arnold@nwi.com.



Reunions: Horace Mann Class of 1968  nwitimes.com

To submit a class reunion, email annette.arnold@nwi.com.



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.



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, ...



Reunions: River Forest High School, Thornton Fractional North  nwitimes.com

To submit a class reunion, email annette.arnold@nwi.com.



New class enters Hammond Sports Hall of Fame  nwitimes.com

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: Thornton Fractional South, River Forest High School  nwitimes.com

To submit a class reunion, email annette.arnold@nwi.com.



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 ...



Craft shows, tree lightings and other events to fill your holiday dance card  nwitimes.com

Here is a sampling of the holiday events on tap in the Region.



Holiday tree lightings bring spirit of the season  Chicago Tribune

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



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

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



Three Portage schools on lockout Tuesday morning due to reported threat  The Times of Northwest Indiana

PORTAGE — Three local schools were put on lockout Tuesday morning after a student reported a man on a bicycle grabbed him and put a gun to his stomach.



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.



Chess team scores in Top 10 in three divisions of state championships  nwitimes.com

HAMMOND | The Gavit Middle-High School Chess Team competed in the 45th annual Scholastic Team Chess Championships recently and pulled off a feat that ...



Man shot in fight among family members at Hammond residence  nwitimes.com

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.



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

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



PWA-built Civic Center renovation in the works  Chicago Tribune

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



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.



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 ...



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

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



Pair accused in copper wire thefts now face federal charges  nwitimes.com

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



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 ...



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

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 ...



Hammond Clark graduates 'carry a piece of each other' into the future  The Times of Northwest Indiana

HAMMOND — Outside, cars were parked around the block and droves of family and friends swarmed the exits of the George Rogers Clark High School ...



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 ...



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

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 ...



Valpo boys, Hanover Central girls win Gavit Invite  nwitimes.com

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



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.



Magistrate ‘crazy in love’ with constitutional rights  nwitimes.com

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



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 ...



'Christmas Story's' Miss Shields schools us  nwitimes.com

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



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 ...



HILLARY SMITH: Gavit's Robinson squeezes out more energy  nwitimes.com

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



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.



NIPSCO business support department makes a difference for Meals on Wheels  nwitimes.com

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



Two local boys earn Eagle Scout rank  nwitimes.com

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 ...



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

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



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.



Fagen named VNA Director of Business Development  nwitimes.com

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.



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

Little person Jeff Williams uses his height to his advantage.



Holiday happenings | Lake County News | nwitimes.com  nwitimes.com

Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration/Tank Ceremony.



'Christmas Story' kids come 'home'  nwitimes.com

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.



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

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 ...



VU clinic helps woman win fight for asylum  The Times of Northwest Indiana

VALPARAISO — A Tanzanian woman persecuted in her country for being a lesbian has won asylum in the United States, thanks to the Immigration Clinic at ...



Hoosier lawmakers set to act on numerous controversial issues  nwitimes.com

INDIANAPOLIS — The 119th Indiana General Assembly reconvenes Tuesday for a 10-week session that features no shortage of controversial and complicated ...



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

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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