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Old 04-20-2007, 06:50 PM
 
Location: Old Town Alexandria
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like? I have a cousin who has a few acres there and likes it- Is there a nice town? Thanks for any info-

sunny
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Old 04-21-2007, 12:19 PM
 
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Valpo is a nice town, the County Seat of Porter County. Nice homes, good schools, decent shopping and restaurants.

Where is his land located?
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Old 04-21-2007, 02:33 PM
 
Location: Old Town Alexandria
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It is off of a Rural rte (I will have to ck my address book-havent visited yet-lol) but I would be interested in any pix, if anyone has any. They do get more snow than we have where I am now, which I don't mind. Thanks.

sunny

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Old 04-21-2007, 03:49 PM
 
Location: Turn Left at Greenland
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Lots more snow ... lake effect. But again, it really varies year to year.
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Old 12-08-2007, 02:36 PM
 
Location: Robertsdale, In
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I love valparaiso, I miss it sometimes. They have a great downtown district, i've done a photoshoot there for a magazine for teens and it was perfect. It's a great town for younger parents and older people alike. It has a college feel but with lots of history and older couples who have lived there all their life. They have great schools and Valpo Univ is a great college. The subdivisions are very kid friendly a lot of valpo is middle/upper middle class. A lot of people I know who live there travel to Chicago for work. My boyfriend and I moved from Valpo/Portage to Whiting to cut down travel time to Chicago for our jobs.
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Old 01-18-2008, 01:36 PM
 
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Default Valparaiso -- the vale of paradise! LOL

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like? I have a cousin who has a few acres there and likes it- Is there a nice town? Thanks for any info-

sunny

I love Valpo! If I could afford the area, it has grown quite a bit I would move back there in a heartbeat! I grew up there and didn't leave the area until I was around 20. The people are friendly, diverse, the school system is great, lots of culture and history in the area because of the university and I think I am just partial because it was my old stomping grounds. There's some great shopping out there now -- it wasn't really there when I was a kid, it really has developed. It still hasn't lost it's sense of small town Indiana by it's locally run drive in theater -- I've been going since I was a kid -- and rootbeer stands. I would recommend everyone heading back that way if they can afford it.
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Old 01-18-2008, 06:28 PM
 
Location: City of North Las Vegas, NV
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Talking WHat is it?

Valpo is the long lost cousin of Alpo the famous dog food manufacturer
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Old 01-22-2008, 02:20 PM
 
Location: tx
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well hello everyone , my husband and I are moving to South Bend, IN..coming from Texas job transfer to walgreens warehouse in Valparaiso, IN . we wondered if there is a commuter train from South Bend, IN...to Valparaiso, IN.
any info about traveling back and forth. please thanks shalom
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Old 01-22-2008, 03:03 PM
 
Location: Land of the Ignorant
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well hello everyone , my husband and I are moving to South Bend, IN..coming from Texas job transfer to walgreens warehouse in Valparaiso, IN . we wondered if there is a commuter train from South Bend, IN...to Valparaiso, IN.
any info about traveling back and forth. please thanks shalom
Looks like the NICT runs from South Bend Airport all the way into Chicago, so you should certainly be able to get close on both ends. Perhaps with the help of a taxi on the Valpo side. Here's the link:

Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (http://www.nictd.com/service/stations.htm#RANDOLPH%20STREET%20(Chicago - broken link))

I also saw in another thread where you were asking for synagogues in the area. Here's a listing:

Temples Synagogues in Valparaiso, IN
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Old 01-22-2008, 07:20 PM
 
Location: tx
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Looks like the NICT runs from South Bend Airport all the way into Chicago, so you should certainly be able to get close on both ends. Perhaps with the help of a taxi on the Valpo side. Here's the link:

Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (http://www.nictd.com/service/stations.htm#RANDOLPH%20STREET%20(Chicago - broken link))

I also saw in another thread where you were asking for synagogues in the area. Here's a listing:

Temples Synagogues in Valparaiso, IN (http://web8.ls.sp1.yahoo.com/IN/Valparaiso/Government+Community/Religion+Spirituality/Temples+Synagogues - broken link)
thank you Grover...bless you
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