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The new Celtic Woman “Emerald: Musical Gems” DVD scheduled to be aired during upcoming PBS television specials was filmed at the Morris Performing Arts Center, South Bend, Indiana. The show is scheduled to air on the South Bend PBS station, WNIT Channel 34, during the station’s pledge drive on Monday, March 10, 2014, from 8:00-10:00 p.m. and Saturday, March 15, from 8:00-10:00 p.m. Viewers …Read Full Article
WEST LAFAYETTE — Many highly educated immigrants coming to the U.S. without a job lined up have been unable to find work at their level of education, leading to considerable “brain waste,” Purdue University researchers have found.Read Full Article
GARY — Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson delivered her third State of the City Address to a capacity crowd Feb. 19 at the Genesis Convention Center in downtown Gary.
Before taking the stage, a video was aired showcasing the administration’s highlights in 2013 including community clean-ups, groundbreakings, ribbon cuttings and other community events. Freeman-Wilson then took the stage where she spent the next 45 minutes outlining …Read Full Article
For 75 years, family owned foundry and machine shop, Bremen Castings, Inc. (BCI), has made significant strides in the iron industry. The Indiana-based business is a manufacturer of gray and ductile iron castings ready for assembly lines worldwide, including complete components for heavy truck, heavy machinery, mining, oil and gas, defense, lawn and garden and agricultural industries. Though many foundries have shifted from small, family-run …Read Full Article
VALPARAISO – Taltree Arboretum & Gardens has become one of only eight arboretums in the world to be awarded Level III accreditation by The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program sponsored and coordinated by The Morton Arboretum in Lisle, IL.
This international initiative has four levels of accreditation, recognizing arboreta of various degrees of development, capacity and professionalism. Taltree was awarded a Level III accreditation by achieving …Read Full Article
MERRILLVILLE — Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO), in partnership with South Shore Clean Cities, is expanding opportunities for alternative fuel, through the launch of a public charging station incentive program. The NIPSCO IN-Charge Around Town Electric Vehicle Program aims to make it easier and more affordable for businesses and organizations to install public charging infrastructure.
IN-Charge Around Town offers incentives to help with …Read Full Article
HAMMOND — The South Shore Civil War Memorial Trail will be hosting their exhibit, Region United, Nation Divided: Following Lincoln, Feb. 24 through April 30 at the Indiana Welcome Center. The exhibit showcases the region’s answer to Abraham Lincoln’s call to action during our nation’s bloodiest war – the Civil War.
Field trip opportunities to the Indiana Welcome Center during the exhibit are available. The …Read Full Article
MICHIGAN CITY – The Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Michigan City Guild of Volunteers seeks to boost its ranks to help better serve the hospital and its patients.
The volunteer program gives community members an outlet to join the hospital’s mission and commitment to patient care, said Shirley Sjoberg manager of Volunteer Services.
“Volunteering at Franciscan St. Anthony Health can provide an opportunity to renew old …Read Full Article
Times have changed, but the chips are as tasty as ever.
by Kathy McKimmie
It was 1928, just a year before the big stock market crash, when John Norman Hogg started Peerless Potato Chips on West 11th Avenue in Gary. From England, he became a pilot with the Royal Flying Corps in World War I and was sent to Canada to train pilots. He stayed …Read Full Article
New Buffalo Savings Bank has promoted Cassie Livengood to an officer position within the bank with her advancement to Assistant Cashier and Head of Operations.
The bank has also promoted Zina Leonard to the position to the position of Assistant Branch Manager. She previously served the financial institution as a Senior Relationship Banker.
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