PORTAGE | The Redevelopment Commission has set its priorities for downtown redevelopment work.
Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann discussed abandoned housing during her visit to Northwest Indiana last week. It's a statewide problem, even in rural areas, but it's acute in cities such as East Chicago and Gary.
SCHERERVILLE | For more than six decades Campagna Academy, a nonprofit social service agency, has provided help and hope to troubled youth and their families in Northwest Indiana.
The Gary Economic Development Corp. and others highlighted the city's community economic development initiatives Tuesday during A Blueprint for Change Community Development Forum at the old bank building in downtown Gary. Local financial institutions, community-based organizations and others…
Gary Mayor Karen freeman-Wilson speaks Tuesday during A Blueprint for Change Community Development Forum at the old bank building in downtown Gary. Local financial institutions, community-based organizations and others reviewed and discussed local community development efforts and neighborho…
Eric Reaves, deputy director of the Gary Economic Development Corp. speaks Tuesday on the city's Economic Development Program during a community development forum at the old bank building in downtown Gary.
The Gary Economic Development Corporation and others highlighted the city's community economic development initiatives Tuesday during a community development forum at the old bank building in downtown Gary. Local financial institutions, community-based organizations and others reviewed and d…
The Leadership Northwest Indiana Program has been building the leadership capacity of the region for 30 years.
GARY | Author and speaker Storm Cunningham will visit Northwest Indiana this weekend as part of a two-day seminar to inspire residents to begin community development projects.
Author and speaker Storm Cunningham is expected to visit Northwest Indiana next month as part of a two-day seminar to inspire residents to begin community development projects.
The Lake County Housing Taskforce is sponsoring an event in Munster on Oct. 25 to discuss how abandoned properties in Northwest Indiana communities can be converted to productive use.
The city of Valparaiso and several organizations are hosting a conference Sept. 27 and 28 to discuss ways to implement more "green" practices in communities and also make them healthier and more prosperous.
HOBART | Code enforcement is an important tool that officials in cities and towns can use to preserve their neighborhoods, the director of South Bend's code enforcement department said Thursday.
HOBART | The Lake County Housing Taskforce is hosting a conference Thursday to discuss various building and property-related issues in communities.
For too many places in our state, the long-term prospects for economic growth are poor. For at least a third of Indiana's counties, the long-term effect of this economic decline is a whole lot worse than any recession. In fact, just about one in six Hoosiers live in counties whose population…
GARY | The Community Development Department is requesting bids for home rehabilitation work at selected locations.
Buying a home is much more than just a financial decision.
Without a doubt, my favorite part of my job is traveling from community to community across our state to meet with Hoosiers.
GARY | In his aspirations to revitalize one neighborhood in the city, Anthony Broadnax concedes his development plans already have been about 10 years in the making.
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