HAMMOND | Mark McLaughlin will earn a $94,000 salary in his new role as chief of staff for Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Councilwoman Christine Cid, D-East Chicago, said Tuesday she won't rescue the county income tax if it's vetoed later this week.
Army Corps of Engineers Col. Fred Drummond speaks Friday at a ceremony marking the start of the second phase of the Black Oak sewer improvement project. Drummond is flanked by, from left, Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, 3rd District Councilwoman Mary Brown and U.S. Rep Pete Visclosky, D-Mer…
Army Corps of Engineers Project Manager Imad Samara chats with U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, on Friday before the start of a ceremony marking the start of the second phase of the Black Oak sewer improvement project. Construction will include installing about 1,500 linear feet of …
As you have probably seen in the paper the past few weeks, the Tolleston project (which is remodeling the old Tolleston building into a new Boys & Girls Club) is well underway and should be open for business in October.
Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson repeated her stand on the need to eliminate straw purchases of guns to arm gangs and others during Wednesday’s White House Hangout with Vice President Joe Biden.
Northwest Indiana radio came alive on Friday night in Valparaiso with a star-studded cast including Senator Ed Charbonneau as Superman, Heather McCarthy and Leigh Morris and Saturday afternoon John Records Landecker broadcasting from Top Dog in Michigan City.---Pat Colander, Associate Publis…
GARY | Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson joined more than 800 mayors across the country for Tuesday's Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service, a nationwide bipartisan effort to highlight the impact of national service in tackling city problems.
GARY │ A partnership between Indiana University Northwest and the city of Gary has been developed to bring sustainable economic development to its shared community.
GARY | City and county officials, law enforcement officers and clergy demanded laws requiring background checks for gun purchases and a total ban on assault weapons as well as more parental responsibility during Thursday’s National Day to Demand Action news conference at City Hall.
MERRILLVILLE | Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson will be the featured speaker from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. April 18 at Indiana University Northwest in the John W. Anderson Library Conference Center, Room 105.
GARY | West Side High School senior David King called the good turnout for an anti-violence march and rally he organized "amazing."
Meals on Wheels staff member Greg Montella assists Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson as she delivers meals Wednesday in Gary.
Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson delivers a meal Wednesday to Doris Rhines for Meals on Wheels. Freeman-Wilson joined other elected officials in an effort to raise awareness about hunger among the elderly.
CROWN POINT | Col. Richard Ligon, former city of Gary Public Safety director, has formed an exploratory committee to consider running for Lake County sheriff in 2014.
GARY | A funny thing happened to Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson on her way to the theater Tuesday night — she stopped a would-be thief from stealing her neighbor’s television.
GARY | As Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann toured the cosmetology department at the Gary Area Career Center on Friday, she said if she had more time she'd stay to get a manicure and pedicure.
GARY | Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson is featured in a video produced by Mayors Against Illegal Guns demanding stronger gun regulations.
GARY | Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson discovered during sessions of her 15 minutes with the mayor initiative that many residents had entrepreneurial aspirations.
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