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MARC CHASE: New Gary chief will need firm grip to right spinning ship

MARC CHASE: New Gary chief will need firm grip to right spinning ship

Nine chiefs of police in eight years. It's not exactly a mark of stability.

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Mayor Freeman-Wilson appoints new police chief

Mayor Freeman-Wilson appoints new police chief

GARY | In a standing room only press conference, Gary Mayor Karen Freeman Wilson announced the appointment of a new police chief, and shared the new comprehensive approach in the city will address crime.

July 28, 2014 1:52 pm Photos

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Sheraton demolition on schedule

Sheraton demolition on schedule

Demolition has begun on the Sheraton Hotel in Gary. The structure is scheduled to be gone by October. A green infrastructure will take its place.

July 17, 2014 6:00 pm
Sheraton demolition on schedule

Sheraton demolition on schedule

Demolition has begun on the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Gary. The structure should be gone by October.

July 17, 2014 6:00 pm
Rudy Clay road naming ceremony set for Friday

Rudy Clay road naming ceremony set for Friday

Gary officials will unveil a street sign honoring the late Mayor Rudy Clay at 10 a.m. Friday on the front steps of City Hall, 401 Broadway.

July 08, 2014 6:45 pm
Gary honors Mayor “Rudy” Clay with memorial highway naming ceremony

Gary honors Mayor “Rudy” Clay with memorial highway naming ceremony

INDIANAPOLIS | On Friday, July 11, the City of Gary along with Representative Charlie Brown (D-Gary) and Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson will hold a naming ceremony in honor of the late Mayor Rudolph “Rudy” Clay who passed away in June 2013. The ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. on the front st…

July 08, 2014 3:30 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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Gary Mayor Leadership Prayer Breakfast set for Tuesday

GARY | The Gary Area Lutheran Association in association with the mayor's office will host the Mayor's Leadership Prayer Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Genesis Convention Center, 5th Avenue and Broadway.

June 13, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Weeding out blight means razing homes

Abandoned, derelict buildings stand in the way of progress in cities and towns across the state, but Gary has far more than its fair share.

June 03, 2014 12:00 am
Gary mayor hosts community conversation on education

Gary mayor hosts community conversation on education

GARY | The community came together Thursday night to begin a conversation about improving education for all students in Gary.

May 22, 2014 9:15 pm Photos

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Gary mayor supports Lake clerk as Dem Party boss

GARY | Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson likes Lake County Clerk Mike Brown as the next county Democratic Party chairman.

May 22, 2014 7:32 pm
Officials celebrate completion of major sewer improvement project

Officials celebrate completion of major sewer improvement project

Officials celebrate after cutting a ceremonial ribbon to mark completion of a Black Oak sewer improvement project in Gary. From left is U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville; Richard Coleman, president of the Gary Sanitary District Board; Gary Mayor Karen Freeman- Wilson and Lt. Col. Kevi…

May 17, 2014 12:00 am
Officials celebrate completion of major sewer improvement project

Officials celebrate completion of major sewer improvement project

Imad Samara, project manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, left, and Richard Coleman, president of the Gary Sanitation Board, look at an aerial photograph of the project area for the Black Oak Phase II Sewer Project in Gary. The project was a partnership between the Gary Sanitary Dis…

May 16, 2014 2:23 pm
Robinson topples incumbent Elgin in Calumet Twsp. trustee's race

Robinson topples incumbent Elgin in Calumet Twsp. trustee's race

GARY | In the shadow of a siege by federal law enforcement and state and local lawmakers, the Calumet Township trustee's office is poised to receive a new leader in 2015.

May 06, 2014 10:45 pm Photos

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Gary competes for state grant to raze abandoned homes

GARY | There's a chance for cities in Lake County to grab a piece of $16 million to pay for removing blighted and abandoned homes.

April 24, 2014 6:49 pm
Dark Lord Whisky is on the way along with Italian Thursdays at Blue Chip

Dark Lord Whisky is on the way along with Italian Thursdays at Blue Chip

Dark Lord Day is here; Blue Chip's It's Vegas Baby! goes all Italiano starting next Thursday and some divine culinary opportunities at Art Attack in Harbor Country this weekend.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

April 24, 2014 10:00 am
Mystery, music and meat pies are in the air this weekend

Mystery, music and meat pies are in the air this weekend

The mystery dinner lives at Lake Michigan College while Ivy Tech gets groovy tonight; Miller Bakery Cafe hosts Save the Dunes benefit wine-and-food-tasting and Pure Michigan has a meat pie recipe.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

April 10, 2014 10:00 am
Gary mayor commands national audience through Politico chat

Gary mayor commands national audience through Politico chat

The mayors of the Steel City, the Windy City and the other Steel City came together Wednesday for a meeting of the minds.

April 09, 2014 12:00 pm
RICH JAMES: Hammond is missing link in Lake County unity

RICH JAMES: Hammond is missing link in Lake County unity

U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky is on the verge of doing what no other politician has ever done – unite Lake County.

April 09, 2014 12:00 am

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
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