Humor

Downstate Mayor Holds Ceremony Pardoning Turkey, Arsonist

By Chris Zervos / November 23, 2022

    Downstate Mayor Holds Ceremony Pardoning Turkey, Arsonist BURMA, INDIANA– Joining U.S. Presidents dating back to President Lincoln himself as well as countless state governors, Mayor Anderson Tomassi held a ceremony Tuesday night to announce the official pardoning of a turkey in celebration of Thanksgiving, as well as convicted arsonist Douglass Cranberry who has … Read more

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NWI “Hobo Catch and Release” Program Remains Controversial

By Chris Zervos / October 12, 2022

  NWI “Hobo Catch and Release” Program Remains Controversial   LAKE COUNTY- As Autumn brings colder nights and the threat of frost, Indiana A&M teams have resumed the state’s Hobo Migration Assistance and Monitoring (HMAM) program. A joint project between the state’s Department of Fish and Game and Indiana A&M’s Sociology and Public Health departments, … Read more

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Unbearable Sexual Tension Relieved by Opening of New Popeyes

By Chris Zervos / September 28, 2022

Unbearable Sexual Tension Relieved by Opening of New Popeyes   CROWN POINT- Nearly two years after news reports emerged that a Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen was planning to open at Summit and Broadway, the people of Crown Point can finally be said to have ready access to legs, thighs, and sweet sweet honey covered southern style … Read more

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Rejected Auto Dealership Billboards

By Chris Zervos / September 14, 2022

  “McLovin.” “Save Ferris.” “Nobody puts Baby in a corner.” A rash of movie nostalgia themed highway billboards plugging local auto dealerships seems to have swept over NorthWest Indiana in the past few months. But advertising isn’t something that just happens effortlessly. For every billboard you see, someone in a local advertising agency had to … Read more

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Uneasy Peace falls on Crown Point as Burger King Reopens

By Chris Zervos / August 24, 2022

  CROWN POINT- After nearly two years of civil unrest, open defiance of the law, and disruption of daily life in the wake of the Burger King location on Crown Point’s Main Street closure due to a kitchen fire, local authorities report that a fragile semblance of normalcy has returned to the Northwest Indiana town. … Read more

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Brit News Giant Seeks Local 219 Buyout

By Chris Zervos / August 10, 2022

MOGDEN ON THAMES- Seeking to expand its already massive media holdings within the English-Speaking world, tabloid publisher Pelican House Newspaper Group, publisher of London’s Daily Wireless, has announced its intent to acquire the Local 219 Media Company in an attempt to throw its hat into the Chicago media market at a reasonable price. Speaking on … Read more

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Craft Malt Liquor Microbrewery Coming to Crown Point’s Square

By Chris Zervos / July 27, 2022

CROWN POINT- Milosh Cassavettes’ family has owned and operated restaurants in Northwest Indiana since the 1930s, but his newest venture is the family’s first foray into the world of craft beverages. After decades managing The Pythagorean, a family restaurant in Hammond his parents owned along with his aunt and uncle, Cassavettes has set his sight … Read more

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Local Insights: Horoscopes for July 13 to Mid-August 2022

By Chris Zervos / July 13, 2022

GEMINI  (May 21–June 21) An emphasis on romantic partnerships, money, and travel will have Gemini tempted to pin a lot of hopes on their partners in the coming month, but pinning an AirTag on them is probably a better idea. CANCER  (June 22–July 22) Cancer are represented by the sign of the crab, and as … Read more

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LOCAL NETWORK: All Your Region Internet News for June 2022!!!

By Chris Zervos / June 22, 2022

  Howdy Localistas! It’s me, your friendly local internet beat reporter here to ping you with all the data about the hot gossip and talk that the “lamestream media” isn’t reporting from your local Facebook groups here in Northwest Indiana!  From Whiting to Winfield to Windows ’98, your web crawl is over if you’re looking … Read more

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Visiting Winfield Couple Suspects Church is a Cult

By Chris Zervos / May 25, 2022

SOUTH LAKE COUNTY- After attending services there two times, Ron and Stacy Laywright of Palmer Indiana are almost certain that the Ashbay Church, located in a remote portion of Unincorporated Leroy County, is home to a religious cult. “We’re always interested in exploring fellowship with faith communities in the area and hearing about the ways … Read more

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