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GUEST COMMENTARY: I fight for Hammond, make no apologies

GUEST COMMENTARY: I fight for Hammond, make no apologies

In last Sunday’s Forum section of The Times, former Executive Editor William Nangle wrote a column criticizing my stances on several important issues and taking me to task from both a policy and personal standpoint. I'm sure many people expected me to immediately respond in an angry manner t…

July 13, 2014 12:00 am

Gary airport authority hears about positive changes

GARY | Members of the Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority heard a series of reports about finances, new maintenance programs and improved communications during Thursday’s meeting, and gave their approval to the news.

May 29, 2014 2:07 pm
Airport authority takes first step in privatization deal

Airport authority takes first step in privatization deal

The baggage claim area stands empty in March at the Gary/Chicago International Airport. 

December 23, 2013 6:00 pm
Ground broken for new hangar at Gary airport

Ground broken for new hangar at Gary airport

B. Coleman Aviation broke ground Monday on its 25,000-square-foot hangar/terminal facility at the Gary/Chicago International Airport.

December 09, 2013 4:12 pm Photos

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MARC CHASE: Illiana a Northwest Passage? Not in my backyard

MARC CHASE: Illiana a Northwest Passage? Not in my backyard

Certain elements of our society, usually "progressive leaders," dub some naysayers to particular government projects NIMBYs.

November 14, 2013 12:00 am
Airport board OKs additional $11.6M on expansion

Airport board OKs additional $11.6M on expansion

GARY | More than $11.6 million in additional appropriations for the Gary Chicago International Airport’s cumulative building fund was approved unanimously Tuesday by the Airport Authority board.

November 12, 2013 2:18 pm Photos

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State assessment of Gary PD pinpoints staffing, other deficiencies

State assessment of Gary PD pinpoints staffing, other deficiencies

GARY | Staffing deficiencies, a pervasive lack of respect for authority and low confidence in command are plaguing Gary Police Department operations, a state report culling department employees' views concludes.

October 03, 2013 8:00 pm Related

Infrastructure, attracting talented young workers vital

CROWN POINT | To return Northwest Indiana to its economic vitality, “we need a new paradigm,” U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, told those gathered at Friday’s Morning Business Hour at First Financial Bank.

September 13, 2013 4:00 pm

New members appointed to Gary Airport Authority

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson on Friday named four appointees to the Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority and Gov. Mike Pence appointed an authority president, calling on them to build on the work of the previous board.

August 30, 2013 2:15 pm
RICH JAMES: NIMBYs make false link between Illiana, Peotone airport

RICH JAMES: NIMBYs make false link between Illiana, Peotone airport

I suspect the south Lake County NIMBYs were ecstatic last week when Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed a bill to give the Illinois Department of Transportation the power to build an airport at Peotone.

July 31, 2013 12:00 am

Gary's airport won't produce results for region

I'm tired of hearing about Gary/Chicago International Airport. It's a place that will not produce. Find writers who will write about more important things. Gary is done.

July 28, 2013 12:00 am
Gary airport leaders not intimidated by newly funded South Suburban Airport

Gary airport leaders not intimidated by newly funded South Suburban Airport

Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority leaders said they aren't intimidated by Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's signing of a bill that gives the Illinois Department of Transportation the power to build a rival airport in Peotone.

July 25, 2013 10:06 am

Gary airport may put out final call for investors next week

A joint city/airport committee plans to issue a request for proposals from private investors for managing and developing the Gary/Chicago International Airport on Monday.

July 19, 2013 11:00 am
Gary airport project delayed until September 2014

Gary airport project delayed until September 2014

GARY | Worse-than-expected ground contamination must be cleaned up before the Gary/Chicago International Airport can complete its $166 million runway expansion, which will be delayed until late next year.

July 02, 2013 3:30 pm Photos

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Allegiant

Allegiant

The baggage claim area stands empty in March at the Gary/Chicago International Airport. Allegiant airlines plans to leave the airport after Aug. 10.

June 18, 2013 1:15 am
Investor proposals landing at Gary airport

Investor proposals landing at Gary airport

The baggage claim area stands empty in March at the Gary/Chicago International Airport. A fundamental question looming over the airport's drive for a public-private partnership is that it likely will have no regularly scheduled passenger service after this summer, an expert says. Allegiant a…

June 18, 2013 1:15 am

Miller Beach Pop Up arts event planned for June 15

GARY | The Miller Beach Pop Up Events are on South Lake Street and promote art, culture, creativity and economic development for community transformation. The next Pop Up Event will be held June 15 from 12:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 600 S. Lake St., Gary.

June 10, 2013 5:52 pm Photos

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Airport moves forward in investor search

GARY │ The joint city/airport committee has approved the release of a document that will kick off a dialogue in the market of potential investment groups that will form a public-private partnership of the Gary/Chicago International Airport.

June 06, 2013 12:11 pm
Strike Team says thanks

Strike Team says thanks

May 26, 2013 12:00 am
Former Indy airport CEO reboots at Gary

Former Indy airport CEO reboots at Gary

One day, he spent five hours straight at City Hall talking to representatives of major investment banks from all over the world. Other days he was on the phone with a $170 billion global hedge fund.

May 18, 2013 8:00 pm Photos

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