John J. Watkins
The new owner of the shuttered State Line Energy plant in Hammond says he is not planning an industrial use for the lakefront site and is instead picturing boats, homes and bike paths.
A $17 million RDA matching grant for the Waterfront Revitalization Initiative in East Chicago will help fund the first phase of the work, which includes improvements at Jeorse Park Beach and the East Chicago Marina, shown here, as well as street and overpass work and demolition of vacant properties.
The city of East Chicago is vigorously pursuing its proposal for a new $400 million shipping port on Lake Michigan. The port would be located on the east side of the peninsula jutting out into Lake Michigan, where many of ArcelorMittal's steel-making facilities are located.
The U.S. Steel Yard is shown from an aerial view in 2011.
Tony Bennett, former Indiana superintendent of public instruction, speaks in July 2011 during a special hearing at Roosevelt College and Career Academy in Gary. Six years of failing grades prompted Bennett's office to have a private company take over the former Roosevelt High School.
Former Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett listens to concerned Gary residents during the takeover of Gary Roosevelt Hight School two years ago. Former Assistant Superintendent Dale Chu is on Bennett's left.
MSD Boone Township Superintendent George Letz.
The new Oil City Stadium in Whiting is the centerpiece of the big Lakefront Park redevelopment project.
Rick Anderson is Winfield clerk-treasurer.
The Rev. Mark Wilkins is senior pastor at First United Methodist Church in Crown Point.
The Walnut Ink Gallery is located on Franklin Street in Michigan City. Among the things catching the attention of the North End Plan's author is the new uptown arts district promoting culture and events luring people into the streets and businesses on the north side, also referred to as the …
Crown Point basketball player Sarah Rivich
Dennis Rittenmeyer is executive director of One Region.
Within the last two weeks, U.S. Steel Chairman and CEO John Surma said during a conference call with analysts the company has produced initial batches of a product at Gary Works that is expected to serve as a substitute for coke when added to blast furnaces. He said the first of two carbon a…
Crown Point Car Cruise on the downtown Crown Point square.
Andrean's Kaitlin Barajas pulls down a foul ball for an out at the IHSAA Class 3A softball state finals last June. Her 59ers lost to the Rebels in that game. The senior hitting star hopes to keep her numbers high as Andrean starts its sectional play this week at Kankakee Valley.
This section of Cline Avenue in East Chicago, closed two and a half years ago, will be replaced by a toll bridge.
U.S. Steel, whose Gary Works facility is shown, reported a wider first quarter net loss of $219 million, or $1.52 per share, largely from a $399 million charge related to the sale of its Serbian steel operation. But the Pittsburgh-based steel company reported income from its flat-rolled, Eur…
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