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Three-Day Closure for Glendale-Calumet Intersection in Valparaiso

This reminder…  In Valparaiso, city officials say the intersection of Glendale Boulevard and Calumet Avenue will be closed for three (3) days for water main installation starting today (June 25)  Detour signs in place.

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Bulldog Park New Location for Crown Point City-Wide Picnic

The City of Crown Point, Parks and Special Events Departments have announced Bulldog Park will be the new location for the City-Wide Picnic. Residents are invited to come out this Sunday, June 30th at the Franciscan Health Pavilion at Bulldog Park from 2-5 pm.

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Sunday Night Futsal in Hobart

Hobart Parks Department, in cooperation with Hobart Soccer Club, is bringing outdoor Futsal to the region. Sunday Night Futsal at the newly refinished Fred Rose Park in Hobart with games planned every Sunday through the summer. Futsal, described as a cousin to soccer but played on a hard court, and similar to basketball – played […]

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NIPSCO Seeks Grant Applications for Public Safety Education and Responder Training

NIPSCO is accepting applications for a grant to support local nonprofit organizations who provide public safety education and training across northern Indiana. Grants are available in amounts ranging from $500 to $5,000. Applications will be accepted through Aug. 9, 2019, with grant awards announced during the week of Aug. 26. Grant opportunities will include, but […]

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Valparaiso to Host Art Walk Tuesday

The City of Valparaiso will showcase the Art Walk at Cumberland Crossing in a guided  tour on Tuesday, June 25 at 6 p.m. Art Administrator Kurt Gillins will serve as guide, sharing details of the 16 sculptures along the walk. The guided Art Walk is free, and registration is not required. Participants are encouraged to […]

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Bridge Deck Project Starts Monday in North Judson

In Starke County, INDOT says a bridge deck overlay project is starting Monday (June 24) on State Road 10 in North Judson. The project is just west of State Road 39. INDOT says at first, the work zone will feature one lane in each direction with a reduced speed limit and narrow lanes. Then, starting […]

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State Representative Beck Hosting Events for Children at Crown Point, Hobart Libraries

Children entering 3rd grade and older are invited to join State. Rep. Lisa Beck (D-Lakes of the Four Seasons) as she leads demonstrations on how to make friendship bracelets at the Crown Point Community Library and the Hobart Branch of the Lake County Public Library. Beck will be at the Crown Point Community Library, 122 […]

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Three-Day Closure of Silhavy Road-LaPorte Avenue Intersection Next Week

A three-day closure is scheduled next week at the Silhavy Road and LaPorte Avenue intersection for construction work related to the roundabout being built there. Officials say all directions will be affected and posted detours will reroute traffic. Access to businesses surrounding the intersection will remain open. The temporary closure is set to begin at […]

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Fundraiser for Griffith Animal Shelter in July, Sponsorships Available

Griffith Police say a Griffith Animal Shelter fundraiser is happening next month to help equip the town’s new shelter with needed equipment.  The fundraiser is July 13, 2019, between 11 am and 5 pm, in the large covered patio of Shipwreck Bar and Grill, located at 840 South Broad Street, in Griffith. Shipwreck restaurant is […]

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Memorial Opera House Sells Out Entire Run of ‘Mamma Mia,’ Two Additional Performances Announced

In Valparaiso, the nine scheduled performances of the Memorial Opera House production of Mamma Mia – the entire run – sold out a full month before the July 12th opening day – setting a new record for ticket sales. To accommodate patrons, two new performances have been added and ticket sales for those dates will […]

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