Gary Chicago International Airport
Gary/Chicago International Airport is in the midst of big changes, from privatization to the runway extension to even a discussion of the route to future success. The Airport Authority must steer the airport well.
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By now, most know that nearly 1,000 black pilots challenged the status quo by their courage and discipline in protecting American B-17s. As bomber escorts, they flew the P-51 planes with red tails made famous in the movie “Red Tails.”
There has been considerable criticism of privatizing Gary/Chicago International Airport operations now, when the airport is still a jewel in the rough, rather than later, when the city could get some revenue from leasing this asset.
GARY | The White House plans to announce an unprecedented level of federal support for the city of Gary later this week, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson said.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials are as generous with their casino revenues as they have to be.
Now that a partner has been chosen for Gary/Chicago International Airport, the new urgent task is to figure out what the best prospects are for the airport.
Where is The Boeing Co. going to locate its new assembly plant for the 777 jetliner? In Northwest Indiana, we hope.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana is among 15 states, including Illinois, competing for a $10 billion Boeing airplane manufacturing and assembly facility that could employ up to 8,500 workers by 2024.
The time has come for Americans of all stripes to unite to achieve pervasive success in this great nation.
There has been a great deal of discussion about what the Illiana Corridor project will and won’t do as it moves through the process to be considered for inclusion in NIRPC’s 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan.
MERRILLVILLE | Indiana Chamber of Commerce officials met with a Northwest Indiana business crowd Friday to tout progress made on a long-range economic development plan and to discuss next steps, including a legislative push to let employees factor smoking into hiring decisions and health ins…
Recently I came across the Biz News Sunday edition of The Times dated March 9, 2008. There I was pictured standing in front of the railroad embankment at the approach end of runway 12 at the Gary/Chicago International Airport. The headline read “Tenant Fighting Mad."
Progress at Gary/Chicago International Airport must pick up speed.
Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. is complaining about the South Shore Air Show moving to Fair Oaks Farms, in effect saying tourism efforts should be confined to Lake County's boundaries. Hogwash, we say.
Certain elements of our society, usually "progressive leaders," dub some naysayers to particular government projects NIMBYs.
CROWN POINT | Lake Councilwoman Christine Cid wishes someone would give her an electoral positioning system to navigate the Illiana Expressway debate.
GARY | Strong winds swept across the tarmac at the Gary/Chicago International Airport on Saturday as 15 students from Chicago’s Air Force Academy High School boarded small airplanes.
What could be more important than economic development for Northwest Indiana? Sustainable economic development, that’s what! And there is a big difference between the two.
Now that the search for a partner in the privatization of Gary/Chicago International Airport has been narrowed to a single finalist, negotiations on terms of the ideal contract are vital.
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