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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Top Three Essential Thanksgiving Cocktails

By Alan Myszkowski / November 15, 2022

Most families are going to gather this Thanksgiving and drink the classics: beer, whiskey/bourbon, or that stuff one of your cousins randomly bring that they call moonshine. This list is meant to give you a “leg” up on making this Thanksgiving memorable, and help you dominate your family and friend parties. Pumpkin Spice Mules Are … 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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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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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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The Ultimate Guide to the Fourth of July

By Tori Krzyston / June 30, 2022

Friday July 1st:  *Friday, July 1st-Monday, July 4th: Cedar Lake SummerFest  (Cedar Lake) 9:30PM Fireworks on the Lake  (La Porte) 3PM-9PM Red, Wine, and Brew  (Schererville) 5PM Rohrman Park Festival/9PM Fireworks  Saturday, July 2nd:  (Cedar Lake) 10AM Summerfest Parade  (Highland) 1:30PM Kiddie Parade  (La Porte) 9PM Light Up The Darkness(Drones & Fireworks Show) *Tickets must … Read more

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Opinion: Nobody Rocks The Region like the MRI Center in Merrillville Just off Broadway

By Chris Zervos / June 8, 2022

I’ve been rocking for years. Decades, to be honest. From my earliest days buying hits of the late 1980s to the dawn of Alternative Rock and Grunge in the 1990s, to my Hardcore phase in the early 2000s; if it rocked in Chicagoland, I was there for it. Well, that’s almost true. I wasn’t there … Read more

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By Autumn Cunningham / May 26, 2022

Woody has been practicing physical therapy since 2018. Since then, he’s discovered the opportunity to not only facilitate proper healing but also instill faith and confidence in his clients. With a focus on hope and a passion for science it’s obvious he has found a true niche and purpose at Pursuit PT. LOCAL 219: Alright, … Read more

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