Recently I came across the Biz News Sunday edition of The Times dated March 9, 2008. There I was pictured standing in front of the railroad embankment at the approach end of runway 12 at the Gary/Chicago International Airport. The headline read “Tenant Fighting Mad."
WASHINGTON | An East Chicago community organizer fasting for immigration reform on the National Mall had a visit from the president and first lady, who shared their support.
The Indianapolis 500 always will be the fastest race in the state, but in even-numbered years the legislative sprint by the Indiana General Assembly runs a close second.
U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky is right to push for the South Shore extension. This train could, and should, be an even bigger economic engine than it already is.
Marty Ozinga IV said his family-owned business doesn't make it a practice to publicly pat itself on the back, but with the opening of the company's new compressed natural gas station, felt it was necessary.
MUNSTER │ Expanding the South Shore commuter service was the topic of conversation U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky brought to the Highland Chamber of Commerce luncheon Tuesday at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts.
Ernest Talarico, Ph.D. at Indiana University Northwest in Gary, is surrounded by medical students during a remembrance ceremony to honor veterans who have donated their bodies for medical education and research through the International Human Cadaver Prosection Program at the university. Tal…
The Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom benches were dedicated at a memorial in Hammond Monday morning.
Ernie Dillon looks on as U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, speaks during the Veterans Day Memorial and Dedication in Hammond Monday morning.
Leading a ceremony honoring veterans at IU Northwest is, from left, Sgt. 1st Class James Caver, the primary ROTC instructor at IU Northwest, and three ROTC cadets Jamal Sheriff, Aidan Hussey and Brittany Jackson.
VALPARAISO | U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky pledged to continue his support of veterans and their families, as well as those who currently serve in the armed forces during the Valparaiso Rotary Club’s 15th annual Veterans Day program.
From the battlefields of the American Revolution to relief efforts being staged today by U.S. Marines in the typhoon-ravaged Philippine islands, military service requires sacrifices for the men and women in uniform and their families.
Everyone knows Congress is dysfunctional. U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, knows this well. He offered his insights Monday to The Times Editorial Board and on the nwi.com Political Roundtable.
The proposal to link the Pullman State Historic Site with the Indiana Dunes as a Calumet Heritage Area could promote tourism in the region. It's an idea worth pursuing.
GARY | The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission is updating and integrating the Marquette Plan that was organized in two phases in 2005 and 2008.
U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky and Sen. Joe Donnelly testified before the U.S. International Trade Commission on Thursday in support of anti-dumping tariffs on hot-rolled steel products from China, India, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand and the Ukraine.
The last months of institutional turmoil in Congress have included sequestration, a government shutdown and a near default on our debt. My vote, in favor of the bipartisan compromise to re-open the government and to prevent default on our monetary obligations, was necessary to make certain t…
PORTAGE | NorthShore Health Centers will receive $1.2 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as a continuing grant under the Health Resources and Services Administration Fiscal Year 2014 Service Area Competition.
INDIANAPOLIS | While the "no surrender" stance of U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, held the limelight during the 16-day federal government shutdown, a Hoosier senator worked behind the scenes and across party lines to get the government reopened and paying its bills on time.
Competition among colleges and universities for the best students is constant, spirited and multifaceted. These days, it isn’t enough to “just” have top-flight faculty and facilities. Students are looking for numerous other perks, and a key one today is mass transit.
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