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Gary to pave 55 streets in wake of 'rough' winter

GARY | The city announced plans Thursday to pave 55 streets this summer on a $6.4 million contract.

July 24, 2014 6:08 pm
Part of U.S. 20 renamed for Rudy Clay

Part of U.S. 20 renamed for Rudy Clay

GARY | The city of Gary paused for an hour of celebration Friday during a week plagued with violent deaths to honor the memory of the the city's greatest cheerleader, the late Mayor Rudy Clay.

July 11, 2014 6:45 pm Photos

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Mayor's choice is Urban League

Mayor's choice is Urban League

March 13, 2014 12:00 am

Gary mayor headlines Shirley Heinze Land Trust luncheon

SCHERERVILLE | Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson was the keynote speaker at the Shirley Heinze Land Trust's annual Community Luncheon last month at Briar Ridge Country Club.

December 09, 2013 12:00 am
Mayor sides with Habitat

Mayor sides with Habitat

GARY | Gary Mayor Karen Freeman–Wilson dedicated several hours recently working with a Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana crew to install vinyl siding on a new home at 635 Tyler St.

September 18, 2013 12:00 am
Gary mayor presents parade trophies to winners

Gary mayor presents parade trophies to winners

GARY | Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson recently announced the winners of the city’s 2013 Independence Day Parade and presented trophies during an awards ceremony at City Hall.

August 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Mayor Freeman-Wilson announces Dollar Home Program

Mayor Freeman-Wilson announces Dollar Home Program

GARY | Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and Community Development Director Arlene Colvin outlined the guidelines for the City’s updated version of the Dollar Home Program on June 3. Known for its wide appeal in the 1980s and 90s, the Dollar Home Program was developed by HUD to combat home abandonm…

June 06, 2013 4:12 pm Photos

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EPA grant to fund brownfields redevelopment in northern Lake Co.

EPA grant to fund brownfields redevelopment in northern Lake Co.

HAMMOND | An $800,000 grant from the U.S. EPA to establish a $1 million revolving loan fund will help give abandoned, contaminated properties in Hammond, East Chicago and Gary new life, officials said Wednesday.

May 29, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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Federal grant to fund green stormwater management project at Marquette Park

Federal grant to fund green stormwater management project at Marquette Park

GARY | A diverse group of partners gathered Tuesday to announce a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to develop green stormwater management practices in Marquette Park.

January 29, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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Gary Mayor Hosts Conference Call with President Obama to Discuss “Fiscal Cliff”

Gary Mayor Hosts Conference Call with President Obama to Discuss “Fiscal Cliff”

GARY | On Dec. 12, a group of Gary citizens, city department heads and local leaders joined Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson at City Hall for a conference call with President Barack Obama. The call, which included several Mayors across the country and their constituencies, focused on the impending…

December 14, 2012 5:23 pm Photos

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Young residents confer with mayor

Young residents confer with mayor

June 29, 2012 12:00 am
Mayor to recognize National Red Hat Day

Mayor to recognize National Red Hat Day

GARY | Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and the City of Gary will participate in the world-wide recognition of National Red Hat Day on Wednesday April 25.

April 24, 2012 2:33 pm
Mayor Freeman-Wilson to be featured on CNN's 'Newsroom'

Mayor Freeman-Wilson to be featured on CNN's 'Newsroom'

GARY | Gary Mayor Karen Freeman Wilson will be featured on CNN's "Newsroom" during the 11:00a.m.(CST) hour on Friday, April 20.

April 19, 2012 3:42 pm
Mayor swears in first African American female fire chief Teresa Everett

Mayor swears in first African American female fire chief Teresa Everett

GARY | On Sunday, April 15th, the City of Gary and the State of Indiana made history when the first African-American female fire chief was sworn in by Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson. Teresa Everett, boasts a firefighting career that spans more than 20 years. She most recently served as Fire Chie…

April 17, 2012 10:28 am
City of Gary to enforce curfew ordinance beginning Sunday

City of Gary to enforce curfew ordinance beginning Sunday

GARY | The Gary Police Department will begin enforcing the Curfew Ordinance of the City of Gary beginning Sunday, April 15.

April 12, 2012 5:25 pm
Gary Airport, CN Reach Accord on  Runway Expansion Project

Gary Airport, CN Reach Accord on Runway Expansion Project

GARY | Representatives from the Gary Chicago International Airport, the Canadian National Railway Company (CN) and the Regional Development Authority (RDA) joined Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and other City of Gary officials yesterday at the airport to announce that the airport and CN has…

March 27, 2012 10:25 am
Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson to present her first key to the city Feb. 8

Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson to present her first key to the city Feb. 8

GARY | Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson will present her first Key to the City on Wed. Feb. 8 at 10 a.m. at West Side High School, 9th Avenue & Gerry St. The recipient, Gary native Renaldo Gardner, is a member of the Alvin Ailey Dance Company in New York. Gardner will perform with fellow dance…

February 06, 2012 2:22 pm
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