2 days ago

Communities in Northwest Indiana watch rivers as heavy rains, warm temps bring flooding

An employee of Green’s Towing helps remove a car from County Road 550 South, just east of County Road 450 West in Porter Township Tuesday. A neighbor in a canoe rescued a Hebron woman, 82, from the car.

Roads that were closed because they washed out were County Road 150 South between 100 West and 200 West in Porter Township, and County Road 950 North between 550 East and LaPorte County Line Road in Jackson Township.

    Communities in Northwest Indiana watch rivers as heavy rains, warm temps bring flooding
    Ken Schmitt remembers the 2008 flood that swallowed parts of western Lake County like it was yesterday. Schmitt, one of several Munster residents convening late Tuesday morning at the Northcote Avenue bridge between the town and the Hammond, said he watched former Munster Town Council President Mike Mellon work with others to stave off the rising waters with sand back then.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Feb 05

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Feb 04

South Street Headhouse District is at Jim's S...

Sing it loud! Fans break out into fly Eagles fly at Jim's Steaks South. Go EAGLES!

    South Street Headhouse District
    Sing it loud! Fans break out into fly Eagles fly at Jim's Steaks South. Go EAGLES!
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Jan 31

South Street bleeds green this week! Show you...

South Street bleeds green this week! Show your love for the Eagles with this print at Art Gallery Custom Framing at 404 South Street. 💚💚💚

    South Street Headhouse District
    South Street bleeds green this week! Show your love for the Eagles with this print at Art Gallery Custom Framing at 404 South Street. 💚💚💚
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Jan 14

Firefighter OK after touching live wire in Elgin fire

Battalion Chief Terence Bruce said in a release a relative of a resident at the home on the 400 block of South Street reported the fire at 7:23 p.m.

    Firefighter OK after touching live wire in Elgin fire
    A firefighter was injured and a house left uninhabitable Sunday after a Saturday night fire burned an unused mattress in an attic of a house near downtown Elgin. Battalion Chief Terence Bruce said in a release a relative of a resident at the home on the 400 block of South Street reported the fire at 7:23 p.m.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Jan 14

Firefighter shocked in Elgin attic fire

Battalion Chief Terence Bruce said in a release a relative of a resident at the home on the 400 block of South Street reported the fire at 7:23 p.m.

    Firefighter shocked in Elgin attic fire
    A firefighter was injured and a house left uninhabitable Sunday after a Saturday night fire burned an unused mattress in an attic of a house near downtown Elgin. Battalion Chief Terence Bruce said in a release a relative of a resident at the home on the 400 block of South Street reported the fire at 7:23 p.m.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Jan 14

Firefighter shocked in in Elgin attic fire

Batallion Chief Terence Bruce said in a release a relative of a resident at the home on the 400 block of South Street reported the fire at 7:23 p.m.

    Firefighter shocked in in Elgin attic fire
    A firefighter was injured and a house left uninhabitable Sunday after a Saturday night fire burned an unused mattress in an attic of a house near downtown Elgin. Batallion Chief Terence Bruce said in a release a relative of a resident at the home on the 400 block of South Street reported the fire at 7:23 p.m.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Jan 09

Cold snap allowed outdoor ice rinks to open, the thaw shut them down

The three outdoor ice skating rinks are located at Baker Park, at Forest Avenue and Keeney Street; Bent Park, at Central Street and Cowper Avenue; and Leahy Park, at Lincoln Street west of Ridge Avenue.

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The three outdoor ice skating rinks are located at Baker Park, at Forest Avenue and Keeney Street; Bent Park, at Central Street and Cowper Avenue; and Leahy Park, at Lincoln Street west of Ridge Avenue.

The three outdoor ice skating rinks are located at Baker Park, at Forest Avenue and Keeney Street; Bent Park, at Central Street and Cowper Avenue; and Leahy Park, at Lincoln Street west of Ridge Avenue.

    Cold snap allowed outdoor ice rinks to open, the thaw shut them down
    The recent cold snap allowed Evanston to open its three outdoor skating rinks, but they were closed as of Tuesday because temperatures got too warm to freeze the man-made ponds. While temperatures forecast by the National Weather Service to go as high as 52 degrees by Thursday will keep the rinks closed for a few days this week, city officials said they hope to reopen them this weekend.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jan 01

Martin Luther King Day Kumbaya Chess Workshop

The MLK Day workshop will provide children at all levels with a tangible way to improve their chess skills through instruction, practice and one-on-one coaching. Led by Super Trainer Shiva Maharaj and staff from Chess-Ed, the workshop will feature opening theory, middle game planning and combinations, and winning endgame technique. In addition, puzzling, analysis of famous games and tournament-like game playing will be included. Students will be grouped according to skill level. Beginners are welcome. Register at https://2018mlkdaychess.eventbee.com

    MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY-Kumbaya Chess Workshop 2018 - Chicago
    MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY-Kumbaya Chess Workshop 2018, 5252 West Devon - Chicago
    https://www.eventbee.com

Dec 29

Why You May Want to Make Year-End Charitable Donations

As many people are prepaying their property taxes, you may also want to make charitable contributions before the end of the year.

https://illinoisestateplanning.blogspot.com/2017/12/why-you-may-want-to-make-year-end.html

    Why You May Want to Make Year-End Charitable Donations
    The new tax law has been forecasted to result in $21 billion less in charitable giving in the coming year. As an estimated, 95% of Americans will now take the standard deduction rather than itemize, few will see a tax advantage for charitable giving in the coming years.
    http://illinoisestateplanning.blogspot.com

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