GRIFFITH | Saying it was not what was agreed to, the Town Council on Tuesday rejected an agreement proposed by U.S. Rep. Peter Visclosky to make annual contributions to the proposed South Shore rail extension.
GRIFFITH | U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky told an overflow crowd Tuesday night to get behind the proposed South Shore Line extension now because another opportunity won't be coming down the tracks.
It's that time of year. I’m thankful …
U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky believes the new Lake County local income tax could finally be the fuel needed to expand the South Shore commuter service.
HAMMOND | Congressman Visclosky announced that Purdue University Calumet was awarded a $2,741,491 grant through the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant Program at the U.S. Department of Labor.
I suspect the south Lake County NIMBYs were ecstatic last week when Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed a bill to give the Illinois Department of Transportation the power to build an airport at Peotone.
GARY | Anew Life Youth Development Corp. of Gary will receive a $1.04 million state grant for its YouthBuild Gary program.
Most of us don't mind helping the government. Maybe it's because the government always seems to need a lot of help.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Drainage Board is expected to open public discussion Wednesday on an eventual plan to connect the homes of 200 residents of the Hermits Lake and Hawthorn Hills subdivisions to this city's sewer system.
Congressman Visclosky salutes Franciscan St. Anthony paramedics who assisted in Superstorm Sandy efforts
U.S. Rep. Peter Visclosky, D-Merrillville, congratulated, presented letters of commendation and spent about 45 minutes hearing the experiences of Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point-affiliated paramedics, who volunteered to travel to New Jersey to assist in Superstorm Sandy relief operations.
The 2013 Indiana General Assembly has convened, and the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority is talking with legislators about extending the state’s portion of its funding beyond 2015, when it is now scheduled to end. And in those conversations, the RDA is demonstrating that the …
MERRILLVILLE | Reem Sulieman of the sixth grade purple team and a Merrillville Intermediate student received the Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from Peter Visclosky.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials were impressed Wednesday with dramatic changes that have taken place over the summer in once flood-prone subdivisions south of Schererville.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Democratic party reasserted its overwhelming influence on local government.
CHESTERTON | On Tuesday, September 25, U.S. Congressman Peter J. Visclosky will be attending the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Press Conference and Awards Ceremony for In Good Company’s Traditions, a new multi-family housing community located within The Village in Burns Harbor. The Press Conferen…
CALUMET TOWNSHIP | Elected officials joined the Army Corps of Engineers on Friday for what they said is "the successful completion" of flood control construction in the Randburn Woods subdivision.
"Make no little plans, for they fail to stir the hearts of men — Make big plans, aim high in hope and work," said Daniel Burnham, famous architect and urban planner responsible for creating master plans for Chicago and Washington, D.C.
To collaborate or not to collaborate? That is the question. To paraphrase The Bard, I pose this question on the heels of a meeting I was in recently.
Calling it an attack on religious freedom, the region's leading Catholic authority has taken aim at a federal law that would force most private health insurance plans to cover birth control, sterilization and abortion-inducing drugs.
CROWN POINT | Legislative mapmakers opened virgin territory in Lake County for Republicans contemplating Indiana General Assembly campaigns by displacing Democratic incumbents.
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