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Mentoring Students: NIPSCO program helps prepare students for future

Mentoring Students: NIPSCO program helps prepare students for future

Brandi Sims just graduated from Merrillville High School this spring, but already has a plan for the next few years of her life mapped out.

August 11, 2014 12:47 pm
NIPSCO manager leads state's panel on Social Status of Black Males

NIPSCO manager leads state's panel on Social Status of Black Males

GARY | Eddie Melton said his two young sons especially inspire him to make a difference in the lives of African-American men and boys in Indiana.

July 25, 2014 6:04 pm
Eddie Melton

Eddie Melton

NIPSCO manager Eddie Melton was named by Gov. Mike Pence to the chairmanship of the Indiana Commission on the Social Status of Black Males.

July 25, 2014 4:30 pm
Initiatives to help Gary youths

Initiatives to help Gary youths

A number of initiatives designed to help all Gary schoolchildren graduate high school and successfully go on to college and careers are coming together.

June 28, 2014 7:45 pm Photos

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Education seen as major weapon in war on poverty

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.

April 20, 2014 10:15 pm

Group seeks mentors to impact young lives

GARY | The Mentoring Trust and the Urban League of Northwest Indiana are launching a mentoring initiative April 17 at Marquette Park Pavilion.

April 05, 2014 5:00 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Laying tracks for NWI's future

GUEST COMMENTARY: Laying tracks for NWI's future

Andrew recently turned 2 years old and he has a passion: trains!

February 16, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Mentors can help scholars succeed

The 21st Century Scholars program aims to help low-income, at-risk children get a college education so they can break the cycle of poverty. That's easier said than done.

January 06, 2014 12:00 am
Gary welcomes multi-million dollar company, Promet Energy

Gary welcomes multi-million dollar company, Promet Energy

GARY | Members of the business community gathered in Gary’s Miller section for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to welcome Promet Energy, one of the first African-American owned and operated, full service energy management providers in the market.

October 30, 2012 3:05 pm

PUBLISHER'S LETTER

Between traveling for work and pleasure and mild weather, this winter is a blur. But I want to hit some highlights, because there have been many this January and February.

March 23, 2012 1:00 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Collaboration realigns efforts, boosts outcomes

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Collaboration realigns efforts, boosts outcomes

To collaborate or not to collaborate? That is the question. To paraphrase The Bard, I pose this question on the heels of a meeting I was in recently.

February 26, 2012 12:00 am

BILL MASTERSON JR.: One Region, One Vision initiative continues to grow

As we now move into our fifth year of providing an annual progress edition, the One Region, One Vision initiative has continued to evolve from the modest challenge to a movement being embraced on so many levels by many different people and organizations.

February 19, 2012 12:00 am
BILL MASTERSON JR.: Teamwork, cooperation alive and well in region

BILL MASTERSON JR.: Teamwork, cooperation alive and well in region

I am sure many of you saw the A1 story on the Tolleston Middle School cleanup this weekend, but unless you were there I'm not sure anyone can really appreciate the dynamics and wonderful chemistry that has been created.

February 14, 2012 12:00 am
Businesses and community organizations unite to build a dream

Businesses and community organizations unite to build a dream

GARY | On Friday and Saturday, over two hundred volunteers showed their support at former Tolletson High School for the beginning of a "dream come true." Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and Congressman Pete Visclosky were among the volunteers dressed and ready to work.

February 13, 2012 3:58 pm Video Photos

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