Category Archives: Griffith

Bishop Noll receives 10 Music Gold Medals – Makes History

Bishop Noll Institute’s band recently made history at the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) competition. All competitors from Bishop Noll scored gold medals for the first time in school history. Students Nyree Ruiz, of Hammond; Rebecca Carlos, of Hammond; Hanna Abuzead, of Hammond; Arianna Magallanes, of Hammond; Alessandra Lopez, of Hammond; Abigail Wojtaszek, of…

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Local Illinois/Indiana Directory -Publication is Revived after Closing in 2020

Lithotype Printing out of Lansing, IL, closed it’s doors and ceased operations in October 2020, and the Southeast Buyers’ Directory was purchased by Sue Baxter, president of Baxter Design & Advertising, surprising the 25,000 residents and businesses of Hegewisch, Eastside, Southside Illinois and Whiting Indiana. The “South Chicago, East Side – Hegewisch Directory” was established in 1955 as a…

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Lake, Porter and Porter County Covid Test Sites

More NWIndiana Testing Sites Announced     Current Covid Conditions are by far the most challenging time that any of us has spent. The COVID-19 pandemic has altered so many aspects of our lives. The concept and realization that things are just going to be “normal” again is something that is hard to comprehend. Yes,…

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Lake County Indiana Goes Code Red with Increases

     The State has implemented a color-coded system to inform Hoosiers about the COVID-19 Status in each county – Red, Orange, Yellow and Blue.  Lake County Became Code Red on November 18th.      Once a Code is declared the county cannot be changed for two weeks and can only be changed if the…

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Lake County Indiana Covid-19 Update

Here’s the new COVID-19 Data results for Lake County Indiana. We stopped taking the time to calculate the results back in August. However, with the recent resurgence in cases, it seems we’re back with more concerns about COVID-19. Some of the Lake County cities that were spared in the beginning are now surging and the…

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Make Your Own Wooden Christmas Door Hangers

CHRISTMAS WORKSHOP: Choose one of these two adorable wood door hangers for the paint workshop on Saturday, November 21, 11 AM at Empty Nest Market, Griffith IN at the Empty Nest.  If you’ve never painted a door hanger, no worries. These are super easy. Cost is $30, includes all instructions, supplies and refreshments will be…

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Griffith Oktoberfest Is Back!

      The 4th Annual Griffith Oktoberfest kicks off in Central Park this weekend. The celebration begins Oct 2 from 4:30 – 11:00 p.m.; Oct 3 from noon to 11:00 p.m.; and Oct 4, 2020 from noon to 9:00 p.m. “We look forward to another successful Oktoberfest. We have expanded the seating area making…

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Griffith Opens Farmers Market Sept. 4th

     There’s still time to come enjoy some food, do some shopping, and listen to great music.      Bring out your lounge chairs and meet up with your family and friends.    Activities will continue on Friday, September 25th with their Annual Oktoberfest on October 3rd and 4th.      The stage will…

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New Vintage Market Opens in Griffith Indiana – Empty Nest

     Flying around looking for someplace new? A place to dip in your wings while hunting for that something unique?  Come roost for a while at the Empty Nest Market, an emporium of collated artisans.  Hatched August 1, 2020 in downtown Griffith by 2 friends, Melissa Whiting  & Colleen Razesloot, this open airy space…

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Lake County COVID19 Cases Increasing But Slowing

    Lake County COVID-19 Cases have increased in 10 days, but shows signs of slowing down. According to the State of Indiana Website, the previous week (July 29th thru Aug 4th) Lake County had an increase of 594. Within the past 10 Days, there’s been in increase of 509, which shows a decrease in…

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