Have you ever pledged to yourself Jan. 1 that this is the year you will improve your personal wellness and change your lifestyle, BUT never quite made the total commitment?
SCHERERVILLE | Local business leaders called for more regional cooperation among Lake County's many economic development agencies.
The Great Recession that began in 2007, and theoretically ended a few years ago, has brought serious attention to the new generation of high school students who are about to make life-changing choices with respect to their education.
With all of the anxiety created by the Affordable Care Act of 2010 and its fast-approaching Oct. 1 enrollment date, The White House has unexpectedly announced a one-year delay for all employers to provide health insurance to their employees.
The Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce Business Expo on Sept. 26 will highlight the new federal Affordable Care Act with a distinguished panel of legislators, hospital administrators, CPA’s and health insurance consultants weighing in.
Three weeks have passed since the beginning of the summer solstice June 21, and with our summer well under way, it is now time to shine in Lake County.
A recent article in The Times dealt with the high number of old, abandoned homes that exist in Lake County, and the efforts of local mayors to eliminate these structures.
I was reminded recently that May is Military Appreciation Month, and therefore an opportunity to demonstrate our appreciation for the sacrifices and successes of our men and women in the U.S. armed forces.
The Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce, together with Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce, will host the Northern Indiana Rail Conference – Junction 2013 on April 19 at Dynasty Banquet Center, 4125 Calumet Ave., Hammond.
The severe recession of 2007-08 did not bring charitable giving to a screeching halt, but it did play havoc with the endowments of community foundations everywhere.
Lakeshore Chamber Executive Director Dave Ryan talks local business initiatives, the housing market and the economy.
Last year was a roller coaster year for the business community in Northwest Indiana as we were faced with daily headlines touting such economic risks as the fiscal cliff, economic downturns in European countries and the political unrest in the Middle East — not to mention the slow recovery f…
The two largest Chambers of Commerce in Lake County, Lakeshore and Crossroads Regional - representing more than 1,200 businesses - announced a new economic development alliance Jan. 24 designed to assist the communities of East Chicago, Hammond, Crown Point, and Merrillville in business rete…
The creation of the Lake County IN Economic Alliance is a good step toward strengthening economic development in the county.
What is 75 years old, more than 2,000 feet in length, comprised of nine spans (and thousands of tons) of high grade steel, and connects two major cities in Lake County?
Recent scenes of military Moms and Dads returning home and surprising their children with a visit to their schools during the holidays, or of soldiers totally surprised to see and hear the hundreds of people along a parade route cheering their return, remind us of the daily sacrifice our U.S…
Having graduated from Indiana University's School of Business a couple of decades ago, give or take one or two, one might find this title to be a little perplexing, given my business background.
Inspired by Times Publisher Bill Masterson and his One Region initiative, 17 local chambers of commerce have collaborated on a campaign to encourage shoppers in Northwest Indiana to think, and Buy Local instead of hitting the internet to do their shopping.
The eighth annual Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce Business Expo will be held Sept. 26 with Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Chair Charles L. Evans delivering the keynote address to the Lakeshore business community.
As East Chicago continues its recent surge in building new, affordable town homes in the Harbor District, Mayor Anthony Copeland seeks ways of increasing the city’s inventory of new, single family homes through a variety of incentives for new home owners in his city.
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