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One year after the health of region residents was diagnosed as bad and getting worse, the One Region initiative has made a start to finding the cure.
MERRILLVILLE | Building off the concept that different sectors in society are intertwined, One Region will host its inaugural health summit this month, inviting stakeholders from an array of backgrounds.
Times executive editor Bill Nangle, chief propagandist for the One Region organization, can't even make it through half his column in support of the E-911 fiasco without pulling the race card.
A Times-backed effort to unify the Region has earned the media company a 2013 Community Leadership award from the Inland Press Association.
Diversity took root in Northwest Indiana more than 100 years ago, when immigrants of many ethnic backgrounds arrived in this region and brought their cultures and traditions. Today, our region’s character remains defined by the diversity of its people.
For more than a year, members of the One Region Public Safety Committee have been meeting to collectively assess and evaluate law enforcement functions within Lake, Porter, and LaPorte counties.
Portage High School senior Max Almedina, left checks out a diesel airbrakes exhbit with Justin Crawford, also a PHS student who was working at the Porter County Career Tech exhibit this month at Portage High School during the Portage Economic Development Corp's first National Manufacturing a…
The view west from the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District's Dune Park station. "Support expansion of the South Shore commuter rail lines" ranked fourth on the One Region list of priorities, with 10 percent of participants in a recent summit voting for it.
Work crews install a storm sewer on Roosevelt Road last May in the first phase of the five-points roundabout project at Roosevelt, North Calumet Avenue and Vale Park Road in Valparaiso. "Expand and repair local infrastructure, including mass transit" tied for fifth place on the One Region li…
Northwest Indiana Regional Development funds helped pay for The Pavilion at Wolf Lake in Hammond. "Secure funding for the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority" was atop the One Region list of priorities, with 25 percent of participants in a recent summit voting for it.
PLC Alverno Medical Technician Coordinator Debbie Smock operates a new Walk Away Specimen Processing unit at the facility in Hammond on Feb. 19. "Improve access to affordable health care" tied for fifth place on the One Region list of priorities, with 8 percent of participants in a recent su…
Community leaders dispelled a long-held perception that consensus on major public policy issues is not attainable in Northwest Indiana, organizers of the recent event said.
David M. Limardi leads a Shared Ethics Advisory Commission supervisor training session in April at Centennial Park in Munster. "Create models and implement them to reform and improve local government" tied for seventh place on the One Region list of priorities, with 3 percent of participants…
As Brytnie Jones, right, looks on, Jackie Carter helps her daughter Angelnet Byrom, 6, pick out a book at at Gary's Night Out Against Crime on Aug. 6. "Improve reality and perception of public safety through community involvement and other crime prevention programs" ranked third on the One R…
An Allegiant Airlines' flight out of Gary/Chicago International Airport is backed away from the terminal in August. "Expand the Gary/Chicago International Airport" tied for seventh place on the One Region list of priorities, with 3 percent of participants in a recent summit voting for it.
Elliott Dickinson assists fourth-grader Destiny Gonzalez with a math problem at Central Elementary School in Portage during a lull in ISTEP testing April 30. "Refocus the direction of school improvement" ranked 10th on the One Region list of priorities, with less than 1 percent of participan…
Young children play and learn at the Geminus Head Start St. Mark's Site in Gary. "Advocate and fund early education" was atop the One Region list of priorities, with 25 percent of participants in a recent summit voting for it.
One Region's Oct. 3 retreat of 85 political, business, social and education leaders from Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties identified these issues as 10 of the region's most pressing.
Former mayor of Chicago Richard Daley delivered the keynote speech at the 2013 One Region luncheon in Merrillville.
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