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Lafayette School Corporation distributes 20,000 WeTip flyers to students today

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Lafayette School Corporation will be handing out over 20,000 flyers today explaining how the new Tippecanoe County WeTip Crime Reporting Hotline works. The teachers will be sending home three flyers with each child. The Tippecanoe County Prosecutor’s office is encouraging parents to visit their next-door neighbors with their children and deliver […] Read the full story

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Kathryn Weil Center for Education offers babysitting course, June 14

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Babysitting is more than just diapering a baby, which is why the Kathryn Weil Center for Education is offering a babysitting course to help prepare babysitters age 10-14 with information on general childcare, diapering and meals; first aid and safety; creative playtime activities; and emergency response. The course will run from 1:30 […] Read the full story

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Tippecanoe County anonymous crime reporting hotline launches June 1

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Patrick K. Harrington, Tippecanoe County Prosecutor, and Kathryn J. Redd, Tippecanoe Project Safe Neighborhood/Gang Initiative Coordinator, announce the first phase of the launch of the TIPPECANOE COUNTY WeTip anonymous illegal activity reporting hotline. The hotline phone number, 1-800-78-CRIME, will be active on June 1, 2008. According to a press release issued by […] Read the full story

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Purdue WorkLife Caregiver Fair to provide info on numerous services

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A family caregiver fair at which attendees can receive information on caring for aging or disabled loved ones, is scheduled for May 20 in the Purdue University Memorial Union’s North Ballroom. The fourth annual Family Caregiver Resource Fair is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and is being led by […] Read the full story

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2008 Taste of Tippecanoe

Taste of Tippecanoe seeking volunteers

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Tippecanoe Arts Federation (TAF) is looking for volunteers to staff the 2008 Taste of Tippecanoe. This year’s Taste is scheduled for Saturday, June 21st and volunteers are needed for 2 hour shifts between 4:00pm and Midnight for various duties. Anyone interesting in volunteering can sign up by visiting their Web site […] Read the full story

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Daniel Aldrich, Professor of Political Science, Purdue University

Strong local networks can stop unwanted dams, airports and other controversial projects

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Local communities have greater influence on national issues than many people realize, especially when it comes to opposing controversial facilities, says a Purdue University political scientist. Daniel Aldrich “Despite the goals of national governments and financial and administrative pressures, communities that are unified and organized can work together to block projects, […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 March 2011