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GUEST COMMENTARY: I fight for Hammond, make no apologies

GUEST COMMENTARY: I fight for Hammond, make no apologies

In last Sunday’s Forum section of The Times, former Executive Editor William Nangle wrote a column criticizing my stances on several important issues and taking me to task from both a policy and personal standpoint. I'm sure many people expected me to immediately respond in an angry manner t…

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COMMENTARY: Public corruption deters economic growth

COMMENTARY: Public corruption deters economic growth

Northwest Indiana is missing a great economic opportunity.

5 hours ago
MARC CHASE: Disgraced officials should 'scare straight' region leaders

MARC CHASE: Disgraced officials should 'scare straight' region leaders

Most of us know of the "scared straight" programs. You know, where troubled youths visit with locked-up convicts, witness morgue autopsies or experience the fallout of any number of tragedies induced by lives of crime.

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60-Something: The Uncanny Valley of Discombobulation

We all know about the “Valley of the Shadow of Death” where we shall fear no evil. But what about the “Uncanny Valley of Discombobulation”? Shall we be fearless there as we navigate the precipice?

16 hours ago
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, July 10, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, July 10, 2014

My connection with Saugatuck started some years ago when I met local VIPs including Julee Russo, an author and celebrity in the NYC publishing and a talented Irish Chef, Shaun Glynn.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

July 09, 2014 2:00 am

Slideshow: The South Shore in 100 Objects

From a tiny piece of Albanese candy to the gigantic Thornton Quarry, The Times is chronicling the top 100 objects that most represent the area in a series aptly named, "The South Shore in 100 objects." Be sure to check this slideshow daily as a new object will be revealed each day over the n…

July 06, 2014 12:00 am Related
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, July 3, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, July 3, 2014

Shockingly wonderful developments in tragicom by Donna Blue Lachman in Three Oaks and I'm trying a low-key family Fourth of July in Saugatuck for 2014.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

July 02, 2014 2:00 am
COMMENTARY: Realities of a state that works

COMMENTARY: Realities of a state that works

Regardless of your political persuasion, it’s hard to argue against Indiana’s tremendous economic recovery and pragmatic reforms over the past couple of years.

June 29, 2014 12:00 am
Munster rabbi prepares to commemorate international Jewish icon

Munster rabbi prepares to commemorate international Jewish icon

MUNSTER | Hundreds of thousands of people from around the world are set to gather Tuesday in a New York City borough of Queens to honor the 20th anniversary of Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson’s death.

June 28, 2014 9:41 pm Photos

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Oilmen game to raise funds for Veterans Build Project

WHITING | Baseball, hot dogs and support for the nation's veterans has become a tradition at the Whiting Oilmen's annual Veteran Benefit Night scheduled for Tuesday at Oil City Stadium.

June 27, 2014 12:00 am

High speed chase ends in empty gas tank for Lake Station suspect

MERRILLVILLE | A high-speed pursuit on Interstate 65 late Tuesday was a gas guzzler, Merrillville police said.

June 25, 2014 5:23 pm
Valparaiso honors 'legend' Bill Wellman at Test Drive and Taste

Valparaiso honors 'legend' Bill Wellman at Test Drive and Taste

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso will give local legend Bill Wellman a special 90th birthday celebration Saturday afternoon during the Test Drive and Taste festival. 

June 25, 2014 10:15 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, June 26, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, June 26, 2014

Prepare for John Cain's 60th birthday and an ArtBash at Lubeznik's lakefront location and this weekend New Buffalo area artists open their gallery doors for ARTigras.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

June 25, 2014 2:00 am
Writer Craig Carlisle with his wife Sonya Rokes

Writer Craig Carlisle with his wife Sonya Rokes

Writer Craig Carlisle with his wife Sonya Rokes

June 25, 2014 12:00 am

NWI Soap Box Derby winners head to Akron

VALPARAISO | Winners in Saturday's Northwest Indiana Soap Box Derby are headed to Akron, Ohio, next month to compete in the national competition.

June 23, 2014 10:39 am

The Times Media Company's 6th Annual Job Fair & Business Symposium

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

June 22, 2014 5:54 pm
The Inclusion Initiative: The Times Media Company's 7th Annual Diversity Job Fair and Business Symposium

The Inclusion Initiative: The Times Media Company's 7th Annual Diversity Job Fair and Business Symposium

The Times Media Company’s annual Diversity Job Fair and Business Symposium celebrates its seventh year of highlighting diversity awareness and the network of resources available in the Calumet and Northwest Indiana region. The event this year takes place at Avalon Manor in Merrillville on June 25.

June 22, 2014 5:37 pm Photos

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Global industries with local facilities have ambitious workforce diversity programs

Global industries with local facilities have ambitious workforce diversity programs

Generations of Northwest Indiana families built their lives around the many jobs that major industries brought to this area more than 100 years ago. The adjacency to the Great Lakes created a transportation hub not only at manufacturing centers in Hammond, East Chicago and Portage, but also …

June 22, 2014 5:37 pm Photos

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Northwest Indiana is a top market for gaming careers in the Midwest

Northwest Indiana is a top market for gaming careers in the Midwest

Northwest Indiana is one of the nation’s top markets for gaming and as a result is a top job provider in the region. Though gaming is the primary attraction for visitors, there are many different types of jobs at the casinos and programs that encourage diversity, growth and training for the …

June 22, 2014 5:37 pm Photos

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