Category Archives: Hammond

Cline Avenue Bridge is Now Open!

The Cline Avenue Bridge will restore a critical transportation route on State Road 912, serving employment centers, promoting economic development, and establishing a vital emergency route in Northwest Indiana.      The Cline Avenue Bridge is owned by United Bridge Partners, which funds, designs, builds, owns, and operates private toll bridges across the United States.  …

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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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Where to Go For Christmas Lights

     Seems like the one thing popular this year during the Pandemic is to go see Christmas lights from the safety of your own car. We’ve compiled a list of Very Popular places for you to enjoy in the Northwest Indiana Region.      Folks are wanting to celebrate the season and give their…

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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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“A Christmas Story” Comes Home Is Back!

November 14, 2020 – January 3, 2021 Childhood memories of Santa come alive with the long-sought-after Christmas present while strolling through the exhibits, decorated Christmas trees, and visits with Santa at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond Indiana. In addition to the exhibit and photos with Santa, visitors are welcome to take their own photos…

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Shirley Heinze Fall Bird Count

Shirley Heinze Land Trust Bird Count with Indiana Audubon Society Brad Bumgardner at Walner Nature Preserve in Chesterton By Terry Bonace       A  group of skilled birders spread out to visit sixteen Shirley Heinze Land Trust nature preserves throughout Northwest Indiana. From Lake County to St. Joseph County, they were out looking for…

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Hunting Off Hohman – City Wide Sidewalk Sale & More!

Who is ready for the FUN of the FIND?       EVERYONE is welcome to participate and EVERYONE is invited to join us on Saturday, October 3rd from 9am – 4pm.!      If you love to go treasure hunting, if you love to shop, or if you like to learn about organizations in the…

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Town Wide Garage Sale And Sidewalk Sale – Hammond Indiana

     Who is ready for the FUN of the FIND?      EVERYONE is welcome to participate and EVERYONE is invited to join us! If you love to go treasure hunting, if you love to shop, or if you like to learn about organizations in the area, then join us for a “haunting” good…

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Hammond Announces Trunk-Or-Treat And Trick-Or-Treat

     In an effort to provide Halloween options to parents this year, Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has announced that there will be a City Wide Drive Through Trunk and Treat event held in the Hammond Sportsplex parking lot located at 6630 Indianapolis Boulevard on Friday, October 30th, 2020 from 5-7pm.       “With the support…

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