| Feb 6, 2015
| 2:14 PM
Audiences love young musicians. The soloist with the three-quarter size violin, the pianist whose legs just now reach the pedals, the kid whose confidence is as big as the talent exploding before our eyes.
We are astonished, awed, and amazed. We wonder...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 1:54 PM
GARY — Twenty-nine teams of middle and high school students from 23 schools in Lake, Porter, LaPorte counties and surrounding areas will demonstrate their science and engineering talents at the 2015 Science Olympiad Regional Tournament on Saturday,...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Some say the Christmas season begins on Black Friday or Cyber Monday or perhaps on Buyers’ Remorse Tuesday, but I still contend that it begins at 11 a.m. this coming Saturday, in front of U.S. Bank on the northeast corner of Jefferson Avenue and...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Beebe Elementary School’s Learning Resource Center director Josh Mika is one of four teachers from three states to receive the Jacobs Educator Award from Indiana University School of Education. The annual award honors Pre-K through grade 12 teachers...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 11:36 AM
CROWN POINT--Sue Ward, who at the age of 78 six years ago was one of the oldest people in the state to receive a doctoral degree, recently died.
Ward graduated from Indiana State University in 2006 with a doctorate in education. At the time she was...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 6:22 AM
Evanston's Central Street was already sluggish on a recent Saturday afternoon when a wailing siren brought traffic on the two-lane road to a halt. An Illinois State Police cruiser sailed up from behind, lights blazing, and led a line of westbound buses...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 4:04 PM
has been promoted to vice president at DesignPoint Inc. Sportelli will be part of the leadership team and also hold the title of senior interior designer to lead all major design activities at the firm.
Sportelli has been with...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 7:58 PM
Look at the cost of a degree at Penn State and it can make you a little dizzy, kind of like writing a check for a big-ticket item like a sleek, shiny sports car.
President Eric Barron has used that analogy before, exhorting students to get the most...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 4:45 PM
Randy Stine hoped he could make a career out of singing when he enrolled at Indiana University. The 1995 Naperville North graduate got his wish along with fellow Hoosier classmates when they started an a cappella phenomenon called Straight No Chaser....
| Jan 16, 2015
| 5:40 PM
It was beginning to feel like a demolition derby.
On Tuesday, word started to spread that the canary-yellow 1937 house in Cheviot Hills where the writer Ray Bradbury lived for more than 50 years was being knocked down.
The person razing it to make...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 10:45 AM
The following items were discussed and/or action was taken at the Village of Lincolnwood Board of Trustees meeting on Jan. 6.
Winter parking bans begin
The first snowfall of the season on Jan. 5 triggered the alternate side parking rule to go into...