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Military jets will fly high again at air show

Military jets will fly high again at air show

GARY | Lt. j.g. Phil Harper, administrative officer of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, used to head to the beach with his parents to watch the Chicago Air and Water Show as a kid, but cared more about the cotton candy and ice cream than the daredevil tricks the planes did.

August 14, 2014 6:15 pm Video Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Stop finger pointing over South Shore Air Show

GUEST COMMENTARY: Stop finger pointing over South Shore Air Show

July is not the same without the South Shore Air Show, looking, pointing, applauding and craning my neck for the next twist and turn. Funny, there's no air show, but I have seen a lot of finger-pointing this month.

July 13, 2014 12:00 am
nwi.com Political Roundtable

nwi.com Political Roundtable

The June 26 edition of the Roundtable discusses the ruling striking down Indiana's ban on gay marriage, the cancellation of the air show at Fair Oaks Farms and a compromise between Porter County and Porter Regional Hospital on their tax assessment.

June 27, 2014 10:15 am
No break in the clouds over controversial air show

No break in the clouds over controversial air show

FAIR OAKS | At least 10 inches of rain in the past 30 days grounded what was to be the 2014 South Shore Air Show at its new venue here, tourism officials said.

June 25, 2014 5:49 pm Photos

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The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds air demonstration squadron performs during the Milwaukee Air and Water Show at Bradford Beach, Wis., Aug. 7, 2011. (DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Larry Reid Jr., U.S. Air Force/Released)

June 16, 2014 2:55 pm
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The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds air demonstration squadron performs during the Milwaukee Air and Water Show at Bradford Beach, Wis., Aug. 7, 2011. (DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Larry Reid Jr., U.S. Air Force/Released)

June 16, 2014 2:51 pm

Planners consider public transportation to air show at Fair Oaks

HAMMOND │ Local residents who rely on public transportation and hope to attend the 2014 South Shore Air Show at Fair Oaks Farms may get to do so.

March 15, 2014 5:00 am

South Shore Air Show seeking vendors

HAMMOND |  The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority and Fair Oaks Farms are seeking vendors for the 2014 South Shore Air Show, set for July 11-13 at Fair Oaks Farms.

January 11, 2014 10:46 am

If Gary can't handle cost, how can Newton County?

I have been following the recent stories concerning the moving of the South Shore Air Show to Fair Oaks Farms in Newton County.

January 05, 2014 12:00 am
Tourism agency to begin negotiations with Fair Oaks for air show

Tourism agency to begin negotiations with Fair Oaks for air show

HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority Board of Directors voted to begin negotiations on a contract with Fair Oaks Farms for the 2014 South Shore Air Show.

December 19, 2013 2:30 pm Video Photos

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Noise of jets could make farm animals fearful

A farm where thousands of cows never go outside to enjoy fresh air and sunshine while grazing in pastures and where thousands of pigs are kept in pens for the purpose of being on display as they give birth is not considered a wonderful place for those of us who have compassion for animals. T…

December 16, 2013 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: McDermott shouldn't try to shoot down air show

WILLIAM NANGLE: McDermott shouldn't try to shoot down air show

Well, shut my mouth.

December 08, 2013 12:00 am

Meetings will begin to discuss issues, contract, for 2014 air show

HAMMOND │ The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority Board of Directors will gather in an executive session Dec. 9 to negotiate a contract between the SSCVA and Fair Oaks Farms regarding a 2014 air show.

December 04, 2013 8:15 pm
South Shore Air Show lands new home at Fair Oaks

South Shore Air Show lands new home at Fair Oaks

HAMMOND | After a one-year hiatus, the South Shore Air Show will take to the skies again in 2014 with Fair Oaks Farms in Newton County as the backdrop.

November 21, 2013 5:30 pm Photos

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Crowds, organizers keep their cool at 13th annual South Shore Air Show

Crowds, organizers keep their cool at 13th annual South Shore Air Show

GARY | Kevin Reppert had no hesitation about braving predicted triple-digit temperatures Saturday to watch the 13th annual South Shore Air Show.

July 07, 2012 7:15 pm Photos

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It’s showtime in the Gary skies

It’s showtime in the Gary skies

The Firebirds wow the crowd Friday at the Gary South Shore Air Show preview and Twilight Show.

July 06, 2012 8:26 pm
It’s showtime in the Gary skies

It’s showtime in the Gary skies

Chris Fabian and his 3-year-old son, Dorian, of Portage, watch the Gary South Shore Air Show preview and Twilight Show on Friday.

July 06, 2012 8:26 pm
It’s showtime in the Gary skies

It’s showtime in the Gary skies

Eleven-year-old Jaden Oakley, of Chicago, enjoys the flying aerobatics Friday at the Gary South Shore Air Show preview and Twilight Show.

July 06, 2012 8:26 pm
It’s showtime in the Gary skies

It’s showtime in the Gary skies

The Firebirds Extreme Team performs death-defying stunts Friday at the Gary South Shore Air Show preview and Twilight Show.

July 06, 2012 8:26 pm
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Spectators watch the Aeroshell Aerobatics fly over Lake Michigan during the annual South Shore Airshow.

January 26, 2012 10:57 am
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