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Purdue Fire Department honors 2 local heroes

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue University Fire Department will paid tribute to two women this morning, Monday (July 7), who helped save a man’s life during the Area IV Agency on Aging Senior Games last month. The special recognition ceremony took place at 8:30 a.m. at the fire department, at 1250 W. Third St. […] Read the full story

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STEM Academic Boot Camp

Academic boot camp gives leg up to college newcomers

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — To help 42 incoming freshmen adjust personally, socially and academically to college, Purdue University is sponsoring its third annual Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) Academic Boot Camp. Students work in one of the university’s many laboratories during the 2007 STEM Academic Boot Camp. Students who are registered in the College […] Read the full story

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2 West Lafayette students earn Wade Steffey Memorial Scholarship

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Two students from West Lafayette have been selected as the first recipients of the Wade Steffey Memorial Scholarship. Aubrey Alana Beck and Tiffany Ann Bucher, who both attended William Henry Harrison High School in West Lafayette, Ind., will enter Purdue in the fall. The scholarship provides $2,500 for each of the […] Read the full story

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Tippecanoe Sheriff seeks volunteers for new Auxillary Unit

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Tippecanoe County Sheriff Tracy Brown is announces the formation of a volunteer based auxiliary unit. The Tippecanoe County Sheriff’s Auxiliary Unit program is designed to supplement law enforcement duties currently performed by sheriff’s deputies who increasingly are deterred from proactive outreach and patrol duties. “As our community grows so does the need […] Read the full story

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Bicycle patrolman happens upon alleged burglary in progress, arrests 3

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Purdue University police officer on bicycle patrol caught three men allegedly burglarizing the Underground Café in the Hicks Undergradute Library early Sunday (June 29). Officer Mike Boesch was on patrol at about 3 a.m. when he noticed a 1995 tan Mercury Grand Marquis parked in a no-parking zone in front […] Read the full story

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Brees Dream Foundation and PEFCU Golf Outing raises $50,000 for PALS

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Father’s Day weekend was extra special this year for several fathers and sons who participated in the 2nd Annual Brees Dream Foundation Golf Outing presented by Purdue Employees Federal Credit Union (PEFCU). On Saturday, June 14, they were part of the more than 200 golfers, celebrities and spectators who descended on […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 August 2020