EAST CHICAGO | Education of parents and the children of those in poverty is among the tools needed to combat poverty in the region, according to a panel discussion held Friday.
As we begin ramping up for yet another round of local, statewide and national elections, I will use this forum to address community engagement.
It was like multiple ingredients blending in a mixing bowl.
Community leaders dispelled a long-held perception that consensus on major public policy issues is not attainable in Northwest Indiana, organizers of the recent event said.
Gary Sen. Earline Rogers, D-Gary, a retired teacher and a strong proponent of traditional public schools, said she sees nothing wrong with a charter school that has lost its authorizer shopping around for a new one.
For 27 years, Dave Sikes has been watching out for Lake County’s most vulnerable citizens. Fortunately for them, his vision comes from the heart.
I don’t see many movies these days. I’m not into vampires, and the techno-thrillers produced of late hold little appeal.
Indiana has established an incredibly challenging goal with respect to higher education. To stay competitive, Indiana’s colleges and universities have been asked to produce 10,000 more bachelor degrees each year between now and the year 2025.
MERRILLVILLE | A Lake County local option income tax and a retooled South Shore commuter train that brings Chicago residents to the region were among suggestions made to improve Northwest Indiana.
On Oct. 9, Northwest Indiana will be provided with another opportunity to assess where it’s going and, perhaps, how it ought to proceed with respect to several quality of life indicators.
Looking over the roster of business leaders that are on our list this issue, I couldn't help but notice the mix of well-known and lesser-known names as well as the diversity in ages, cultural background and gender. Learning about our top professionals impressed me even more with the flexibil…
Public transportation was one of the first issues addressed by the Northwest Indiana Quality of Life Council. In April 2000, it considered the need for a public transit authority in Lake County. All but one of the 48 elected officials interviewed agreed on the need for such an entity. In Sep…
At a time when thousands of laid-off and underemployed workers are joining traditional college students in the classroom and education reformers are demanding the U.S. produce more college graduates, a book released in January by the University of Chicago Press says academe is failing.
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