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STOP! In the Name of Steindler

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When we think of signs, our minds usually go straight to the red and white octagon we see at every intersection. We think of the window sign for the local shop down the street or we wait for a sign to tell us to make a move, but I am telling you to STOP that thinking and choose Steindler Signs & Graphix.

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A Love of Engineering and Star Wars Led Aaron Treble to Build Replica R2-D2

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Building an operating near-replica of Star Wars character R2-D2 requires a massive amount of time, knowledge, and resources. Aaron Treble, a Valparaiso resident, worked for 6-8 hours a day for two years to build his now 250-pound droid. “That was after about 6 months of research,” he said.

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Northwest Indiana McDonald's Owners-Operators Launching Local Facebook Pages for Your Favorite Locations

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In mid-January, 2017, Northwest Indiana McDonald's Owners/Operators (NIMO) launched a collection of Facebook pages for each of their 46 locations, designed to create a community connection with restaurant-goers, and help get the word out about all the positive causes each location involves itself with.

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1st Source Bank Introduces CardValet: Your Debit Card On Your Terms

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With 1st Source Bank’s new CardValet, you can save time and rest easy. As an app for smartphones, it can help you to avoid fraud, stick to your budget, control where your 1st Source Resource® Plus Debit Card is used and more.

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Northwest Indiana Digital Media Predictions 2017


Northwest-Indiana-Digital-Media-Predictions-2017Every day, we use some sort of digital tool to share information. An iPhone, a computer, a new watch, an internet-connected television. Over the past few years, the steps toward this new digital environment have been significant and frequent and that has turned up the speed and connectivity in our living world.

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Purdue Northwest’s CIVS Earns 2 Top Awards

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Association for Iron & Steel Technology recognizes PNW research center

Staff, students and collaborators of the Purdue University Northwest Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) have received two prestigious awards from the Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST).

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Ozinga Uses Technology to Stay Ahead of the Competition


Ozinga-Uses-Technology-to-Stay-Ahead-of-the-CompetitionYou don’t stay in business for four generations (and counting) without staying ahead of the competition. While many companies in Ozinga’s industry stick to their original processes, the team at Ozinga constantly develops technologies that allow them to leverage modern devices around one premise: working together to build something better.

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Top 10 Photo Galleries on PortageLife in 2016

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We published several hundred photos to PortageLife.com this year. Photos of local schools, sporting events and more in Northwest Indiana were fair game for good news.

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Calumet College of St. Joseph Launches New, Responsive Website

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With more and more online traffic heading away from the desktop and onto phones and tablets, Calumet College of Saint Joseph is excited to announce a new and improved website, which launched in mid-November.

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Optimize Your Business Online with Upcoming “Putting Portage on the Map” Workshops

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The Greater Portage Chamber of Commerce is teaming up with Bluewater 360 Virtual Media for “Putting Portage on the Map” - a Get Your Business Online (GYBO) program from Google, with workshops beginning October 21st at the Portage Best Western.

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Horizon Bank Invests in Internet Technology for the Town of Westville


horizon-building-laporteHorizon Bank is helping to bring fiber optics to the town of Westville, Indiana, making it possible for the local bank branch — as well as other businesses and individuals — to take advantage of high speed internet connections.

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