On Wednesday, September 28, Congressman Visclosky announced that the Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has moved the South Shore expansion forward into the Project Development phase.
“I wish it would have only been 3,” jokes Kelly A. Turner, Ph.D, “My book and dissertation would have been shorter.” She is talking about her book, Radical Remission: Surviving Cancer Against All Odds, which chronicles the 9 common healing factors that cancer survivors have used to heal their bodies. Turner spent a decade researching cases of radical remission, or the healing of cancer without the use, or after the failure of, modern Western medicine.
On Thursday, the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters (IKORCC) and the NWI Contractors Political Action Committee hosted a luncheon in support of Indiana gubernatorial candidate John Gregg. Attendees of the luncheon got the chance to hear firsthand from Gregg about his campaign and they had the opportunity to ask questions during a question and answer session.
Thirty Lake County Torch Bearers were selected to carry the ceremonious Torch through Lake County, Ind. in celebration of Indiana’s Bicentennial. The Torch Relay will take place in Lake County on October 9 and October 11.
Symphony of Chesterton was still new to the neighborhood when it made friends with the town’s first responders. On September 20th, they held their second breakfast thanking the men and women of the town’s emergency services.
The South Shore Line (SSL) is inviting users to explore its newly-launched website. The new website was created to enhance user experience and further simplify access to vital information like train schedules and updates.
The South Shore Line, in cooperation with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), has begun an exciting new project that is certain to benefit the region: the Double Track Northwest Indiana (NWI) project.
Breaking Down the Barriers: Salute to our Veterans, a police-escorted, non-stop motorcycle ride, veterans’ vendor fair and dinner, will be held on Saturday, October 8 at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, Indiana.
At a groundbreaking ceremony today, members of the Porter County Board of Commissioners and County Council, along with Shelter Director Toni Bianchi, donor Jacki Stutzman, and representatives of DLZ Indiana and Larson Danielson Construction Company signaled the official start of construction for the new Porter County Animal Shelter.
On the weekend of September 10 and 11, 2016, the South Shore Line will offer free rides to first responders as a "thank you" for their service, and also to commemorate the 15-year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
The Valparaiso Police Department is issuing a traffic alert for Saturday due to the annual Popcorn Festival downtown Valparaiso. Many roadways throughout the city will have heavier than normal traffic and many roadways especially in the morning will be closed for the Popcorn Panic Run and Popcorn Parade.