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Crew Carwash Honored with Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award

Crew Carwash has been honored with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award in the U.S. small and medium company category, recognizing the Best Places to Work in 2021. The Employees’ Choice Award, now in its 13th year, is based solely on the input of employees, who elect to provide anonymous feedback by completing a company review […]

State Health Officials Announce Hoosiers Age 70 and Older Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine

The Indiana Department of Health says Hoosiers age 70 and older can now begin scheduling appointments to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Appointments can be scheduled by visiting ourshot.in.gov . Those needing assistance with registration can call 211 or one of Indiana’s Area Agencies on Aging. A caregiver or loved one also may make an appointment […]

INDOT to Host Virtual Career Fair

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is hosting a virtual career fair on Wednesday, January 20 from 3 pm to 4pm Central Time. Anyone interested in learning more about employment at INDOT is invited to attend, and registration is not required.  The career fair will feature an overview of the agency, benefits of working for […]

Franciscan Health Munster Opens 25-Bed Surgical Unit Expansion

In Munster, Franciscan Health opened a major expansion this week at its hospital on Superior Avenue. The $16.5 million dollar third-floor north tower expansion at Franciscan Health Munster adds twenty-five private patient rooms, a handful of which are considered specialty rooms that can accommodate bariatric patients, ADA patients, and patients requiring isolation. The new addition […]

VNA of NWI Hosts “Veterans in the Community” Zoom Event

The VNA of Northwest Indiana invites citizens to join them for a virtual panel discussion Wednesday night January 13th at 7pm. The event, entitled “Veterans in the Community” will feature speakers from local veterans’ centers, Veteran Service Officers and other community members. They will share the latest news and share information about how you can […]

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Lake County Master Gardeners Association Grant Program

The Lake County Master Gardeners Association has announced it is awarding grants to eligible Lake County, Indiana, applicants and organizations with purposeful gardening projects that will benefit the community. A grant application may be requested via email from the Lake County Master Gardeners Association.  The purpose of the program is to promote the objectives of […]

Community Healthcare System Announces Addition of Second Vaccination Clinic in Crown Point

With the arrival of Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine, Community Healthcare System in Northwest Indiana says it has expanded the vaccine clinic availability in Lake County currently at Community Hospital in Munster. The healthcare system says it has added a second vaccination clinic at the Community Stroke and Rehabilitation Center located on South Broadway in Crown Point […]

State Department of Health Announces New COVID-19 Strain Identified in Indiana

The Indiana Department of Health today announced that a new strain of the virus that causes COVID-19 has been identified in Indiana. State health officials say the strain, which was identified through testing at the Department of Health laboratory and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is the same one identified in the United Kingdom […]

Franciscan Health Ready to Vaccinate Those 80 and Over for COVID-19; Scheduled Appointment Required

As Indiana moves to Phase 1-B of its vaccine rollout, senior citizens age 80 and over can now make appointments to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, and Franciscan Health says their hospitals in Crown Point, Hammond and Michigan City are among sites in Northwest Indiana that people can select to receive the vaccine. State health officials […]

Governor Holcomb Announces Construction to Begin on South Shore Line’s Double Track Project

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb has announced nearly $173 million in federal funding that will allow construction to begin on the South Shore Line’s Double Track Project, the installation of a second mainline track along a 26-mile stretch of the commuter rail between Gary and Michigan City. It also includes nine new platforms, platform improvements at […]