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Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. Joins Ideas in Motion Media Roundtable to Talk Summer Events, City Hall, and Hammond Highlights


Ideas in Motion Media and Publisher Chris Mahlmann welcomed Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. for the first mayoral interview in the new Great News Studio, designed and installed by the team at Steindler Signs. The interview touched on a number of items including events, politics, social media, and what to expect in Hammond as 2016 rolls along.

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PNW Dean of Technology Earns the Frederick J. Berger Award Presented by the American Society for Engineering Education

Latif-NiazPurdue University Northwest Dean of Technology Niaz Latif was one of 15 outstanding engineering and engineering technology educators honored by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) at its recent 123rd Annual Conference and Exposition in New Orleans.

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Oak Partners Enjoys Beautiful Day with Clients at Taltree Arboretum


“We have over fifty clients joining us today,” said Crystal DeHaven, Oak Partners’ Director of Client Experience. “This is our 8th Annual Garden Walk. Basically, it’s just about inviting our clients to come and hang out with us and do something they enjoy. We invite them to bring guests so it’s kind of an informal introduction as well.”

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DoD Aawards $312,000 to IUSM-NW-G Researchers

DoD-awards-312000-to-IUSM-NW-G-researchersIndiana University School of Medicine - Northwest – Gary researchers have been awarded a $312,000 grant from the Department of Defense (DoD).

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Porter County’s Bicentennial Torchbearers Announced

indiana-bicentennialMore than 50 people who have made a difference in their communities have been selected to be torchbearers when the Indiana bicentennial torch passes through Porter County on Oct. 9.

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2016 Lake County Torch Bearers Announced

indiana-bicentennialThirty inspirational Lake County residents have been contacted by the State of Indiana, notifying them of their nominations to become Torch Bearers in celebration of Indiana’s Bicentennial.

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PNW Calumet, North Central MBA Programs Recognize Outstanding Achievements

PNW-Calumet-North-Central-MBA-Programs-Recognize-Outstanding-AchievementsThe 2016 graduates of the Purdue University Northwest MBA programs offered at the North Central and Calumet campuses recently honored their outstanding students and faculty members.

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Protein By the Truckload Fuels Hope for Hungry Communities


The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana is the only food bank serving Lake and Porter counties, and it is responsible for supplying food to more than 120 pantries, soup kitchens, and other partner agencies across the Region. With more than 100,000 people in Lake and Porter counties considered food insecure, the Food Bank’s mission of alleviating hunger by acquiring and distributing food to people in need is a critical one.

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McAffee Animal Hospital Provides Excellent Emergency Care for Your Furry Buddy


You can’t trust just anyone with the care of your fur-baby. I knew this when I got my own little golden puppy four years ago, but it never fully sank in until last Thursday, when my dog, Cider, needed emergency care. Thankfully, the staff at McAffee Animal Hospital were there to take care of her.

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Original Artwork of PNW Professor Generates New Life in 2016

Original-Artwork-of-PNW-Professor-Generates-New-Life-in-2016Associate professor Yueqi Zhang of the Communication and Creative Arts department of the Purdue University Northwest Calumet campus completed his internationally award-winning watercolor “Nostalgia” last summer, and it continues to receive praise from the art community.

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Recycling District Launches New Look, Website

Recycling-District-launches-new-look-website-2016The Recycling & Waste Reduction District of Porter County introduces a new logo and website to better serve the residents of Porter County.

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