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Portage Township Schools Update, October 19, 2018

Portage-Township-Schools-Update-10-19-18_01Aylesworth Elementary
A few of Aylesworth's kindergarten students had fun building in our Maker Space. The kids had so much fun working with their classmates in experimenting and working on their problem solving skills!

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Calumet College of St. Joseph Employee Spotlight: Desila Rosetti


Not many college professors would say they’re addicted to their students’ success and providing positive, real world experiences for them. For Desila Rosetti, a faculty member for Calumet College of St. Joseph, that’s exactly why she’s been with them for 13 years and counting.

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Wheatfield Natural Gas System Upgrade Project Near Completion

rot2NIPSCO to complete the final phase of natural gas system upgrade in Wheatfield as part of the company’s ongoing modernization plan to upgrade their natural gas infrastructure system. The upgrade has included adding a new natural gas regulating station to ensure safe and reliable natural gas service to customers in the Demotte and Wheatfield area.

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United Way of Porter County & Valparaiso Chamber Unveiled Little Free Libraries at HealthLincs Across NWI

This evening, United Way of Porter County and Valparaiso Chamber unveiled the Little Free Library Project at Valparaiso HealthLinc. The book exchange program has been a long-awaited project for the community that provides free little libraries around the Region. The libraries are open to the public and encourage the “Take a Book, Leave a Book” motto. United Way believed this would be a great opportunity to encourage reading and literacy within the community and surrounding neighborhoods.

2018UnitedWayLittleLibrary2The libraries from this installment will be located at three separate locations: at the Sturdy Road HealthLinc, the Michigan City HealthLinc Office, and at...

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United Way of Porter County FAFSA Fridays Helps High School Seniors Ready for College

United-Way-Porter-County United Way of Porter County has partnered with three community partners to provide free FAFSA filing services.

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NIPSCO to Upgrade Energy Infrastructure in Dyer Temporary Lane Closure along Route 30

rot2NIPSCO will start construction on an energy infrastructure upgrade in the Town of Dyer. This upgrade is part of the company’s long-term modernization plan to replace vintage underground circuits, aging poles and electrical transmission lines as well as adding additional power supply to support future growth across northern Indiana.

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Franciscan Health Foundation Benefits from Pi Sigma Phi Generosity

Franciscan-Health-Foundation-Benefits-from-Pi-Sigma-Phi-Generosity-2018_01 The Upsilon Chapter of the Pi Sigma Phi Sorority recently held its 12th Annual “Clubs for Charity” golf outing at Minne Monesse Golf Club in Grant Park, Ill.

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Pride of Portage Marching Band Receives Gold Rating at Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) Open Class "A" Northern Regional

Pride-of-Portage-Marching-Band-10-15-18On Saturday, October 13th, the 112-member Pride of Portage marching band travelled to Lafayette Jefferson High School to compete in the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) Open Class "A" Northern Regional. The band received a Gold rating and finished among the top ten bands to qualify for its third consecutive Semi State appearance.

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IU Northwest Professors Develop NW Indiana’s First Regional Business Confidence Index

IU-Northwest-Professors-Develop-NW-Indianas-First-Regional-Business-Confidence-IndexTwo professors of the Indiana University Northwest School of Business and Economics have developed a tool that measures the degree of confidence of Northwest Indiana business owners and executives on their companies’ prospects.

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Portage Township Schools Update, October 12, 2018

Portage-Township-Schools-Update-10-12-18_01Aylesworth Elementary
Aylesworth Students participated in a STEM design challenge. The students created a device that can transport 2 paperback books from limited regulars materials and without using their hands.

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Student Conservation Association Invites Volunteers to Plant Trees in Hammond on Saturdays This Fall

Student-Conservation-Association-Invites-Volunteers-to-Plant-Trees-in-Hammond-on-Saturdays-This-Fall-2018Join the Student Conservation Association (SCA) Calumet Tree Conservation Corps this fall as they plant hundreds of trees in local parks and schools!

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