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EDITORIAL: Pay it forward by volunteering to help keep Gary clean

One of the biggest problems plaguing Gary over the years has been that of physical appearance. A backlog of garbage and other debris in front of abandoned houses, alleys and in illegal dump sites exacerbates the matter in this cash-strapped city coping with the long-term impact of population…

December 26, 2012 10:00 pm
Convicts volunteer to clean up Gary

Convicts volunteer to clean up Gary

Robert L. Armstead Sr. was sentenced to two years on a weapons charge, but Gary residents now thank him when they see him working in the community.

July 29, 2012 11:00 pm Photos

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Cops apprehend convict who walked away from work-release program

Cops apprehend convict who walked away from work-release program

CROWN POINT | After a daylong chase Thursday, Lake County sheriff's police apprehended a man who walked away from a work-release program.  

October 06, 2011 1:15 pm Photos

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Work release's dual benefit

Work release's dual benefit

Kimbrough Center work-release inmates received OSHA training on construction-related safety equipment at Safety Training Services in Hammond recently. A new program seeks to give offenders skills to earn well-paying jobs as well as rehabilitate properties in Gary.

February 01, 2011 3:55 pm
Work release's dual benefit

Work release's dual benefit

Kimbrough Center work-release inmates receive OSHA safety training at Safety Training Services in Hammond. It's Gary's Time helped the inmates receive the training as part of an initiative to give them construction skills.

February 01, 2011 3:55 pm
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