Business And Economy
LAKE STATION | The Lake Station Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Christmas holiday house decorating contest.
Volunteers are needed for the Hobart/Lake Station-sponsored Rebuilding Together work day Saturday.
Several regionally based banks had a strong 2012 as improved economic conditions allowed banks to boost lending on track to earning record profits.
HOBART | The 2012 Hobart Fourth of July Memory Books are available at the Chamber of Commerce office, 1001 Lillian St.
In a unanimous 6-to-0 vote Thursday, the U.S. International Trade Commission voted to continue levying duties on circular welded pipe and tube imports from seven countries.
GARY | Despite being laid off from his job last year, Alex Chirambo, of Portage, said Friday he is confident he will be able to find work soon.
The Northwest Indiana Federation understandably is concerned about how to provide jobs to people living in neighborhoods hit hard by unemployment and poverty. Its suggested method, however, needs some tweaking.
GARY | Calumet's Marcus Jackson was 'dialed in' on the mound, and there wasn't much West Side could do to stop him in the early going.
PORTAGE | The Redevelopment Commission approved contributing $1,500 Wednesday toward the publication of the newest community profile.
HOBART| Hobart Mayor Brian Snedecor will give his State of the City address during the noon Chamber of Commerce luncheon March 15.
The Hammond Development Corp. is now managing the Hammond INnovation Center and has moved its business training programs to the center's offices.
Indianapolis will mark the New Year with the opening of three major developments. The Simon Family Tower at Riley Hospital for Children officially comes online late this month, and the JW Marriott and Indiana Convention Center expansion will follow in February. Scott Miller, CEO of Develop I…
Many of the best minds in the nation are endorsing the latest stimulus package, which retains the Bush tax cuts and reduces workers' Social Security contributions by nearly one-third.
Two years ago, Lansing resident Barbara McKinney lost her job working as a receptionist for the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers. Ever since, McKinney's attempts to find a job have been met with resistance as she and her husband have been hit with health problems and hospitalizations.
PORTAGE | Senior citizens who want to work can learn whether they qualify for Experience Works at an informational session from 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 21 at the Portage WorkOne office, 1575 Adler Circle, Suite A.
HIGHLAND | Elected officials and community leaders gathered to hear about and advocate for the benefits of consolidated busing during a luncheon hosted by the Regional Bus Authority on Friday at the Wicker Park Social Club.
GARY | The monthly Gary Chamber of Commerce luncheon will be replaced in December by a holiday celebration.
Columbus-based Cummins Inc. said it will invest $70 million in a multiphased manufacturing operation in Turkey. The engine maker expects to employ 800 people in that country within five years.
LAKE STATION | The Lake Station Chamber of Commerce again will sponsor a Christmas Holiday House and Business Decorating Contest.
A new report released Tuesay from the Indiana Economic Development Corp. and BioCrossroads shows Indiana has received investment commitments for more than 4,000 jobs from life sciences firms this year.
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