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  • Earth Day 2011

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    Earth Day 2011

    Each year, Earth Day – April 22 – marks the anniversary of what many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. Although mainstream America remained oblivious to environmental concerns, the stage had…

  • Active-Duty military to receive free admission

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    Active-Duty military to receive free admission

    The courage, selflessness and extraordinary physical and mental talents of the U.S. military are on display annually during the Indianapolis Air Show. Because of the event’s strong ties to our country’s protectors, event organizers hope…

  • Children's Organ Transplant Association

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    Children's Organ Transplant Association

    April is Donate Life Month. The Skinner family from Rochester, Minn. will undoubtedly be celebrating this month. Their lives have been forever changed because of a family who chose to donate their child’s organs to…

  • Short Takes

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    Short Takes

    COMMUNICATION WEEK Indiana University Northwest The Indiana University Northwest Department of Communication and the Indiana University Northwest Communication Association invite the community to a series of free presentations in recognition of Communication Week, scheduled for…

  • People in the News

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    People in the News

    Local achievers honored during Social Work Month Social worker Richard Hayes of the Gary Community School Corporation was honored on March 25 at Prompt in Merrillville during a Social Work Celebration. In celebration of National Professional…

  • Four-legged food drive

    Four-legged food drive

    The Kibble Kitchen Pet Pantry Inc. is a not-for-profit organization working to help Porter County families keep their pets despite the tough economy. The pantry will collect pet food and pet-related supplies for families in…

  • Living or Lived?

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    Living or Lived?

    by Abigail Joseph Look around … what do you see? How’s the sofa? Does it bring fond memories of a life your living or a life you lived? My sofa is slightly curved and made…

  • Hotlist

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    Hotlist

    Wednesday, April 6 Job seekers have an opportunity to network with a number of potential employers at Indiana University Northwest’s 10th Annual Job Fair, scheduled from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Savannah Center Gymnasium. For…

  • Alzheimer's Association offers support

    Alzheimer's Association offers support

    Every fourth Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m., caregivers will gather together for the Alzheimer’s Association’s support group. Facilitated by Judy Cramer, a trained leader, the group meets at the Porter Memorial Hospital Education…

  • Big Brass Band coming to Portage April 13th

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    Big Brass Band coming to Portage April 13th

    Rodney Mack’s Philadelphia Big Brass Band will put on a performance in Portage High School’s East Auditorium. Portage Township Live Entertainment Association is presenting the concert, which will begin at 7:30 p.m. on April 13.…