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GUEST COMMENTARY: Stop finger pointing over South Shore Air Show

GUEST COMMENTARY: Stop finger pointing over South Shore Air Show

July is not the same without the South Shore Air Show, looking, pointing, applauding and craning my neck for the next twist and turn. Funny, there's no air show, but I have seen a lot of finger-pointing this month.

July 13, 2014 12:00 am
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June 29, 2014 12:00 am

McDermott tells CVA he'll 'play nice'

HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. made an appearance at the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority Board of Directors meeting Thursday to smooth out a tense relationship that heated up last year after the South Shore Air Show was moved to Fair Oaks Farms, a move McDermott called “a…

June 19, 2014 6:15 pm

Air show organizers seek vendors

HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority and Fair Oaks Farms are seeking vendors for the 2014 South Shore Air Show.

March 13, 2014 11:00 am

Air show seeking vendors for July 11-13

HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority and Fair Oaks Farms are seeking vendors for this year's South Shore Air Show, which is moving inland to Newton County from the Lake Michigan shores in Gary.

March 12, 2014 12:00 am

Brown effort may give Lake Council control of tourism spending

INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Charlie Brown, D-Gary, has proven once again that anything is possible at the Indiana General Assembly until the moment the annual legislative session is gaveled closed.

February 28, 2014 4:45 pm
Lake County Council won't get say on tourism spending

Lake County Council won't get say on tourism spending

INDIANAPOLIS | A proposal to require the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority have its budget approved by the Lake County Council will not advance out of a House committee prior to Tuesday's deadline.

January 25, 2014 6:00 pm Related

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South Shore Air Show seeking vendors

HAMMOND |  The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority and Fair Oaks Farms are seeking vendors for the 2014 South Shore Air Show, set for July 11-13 at Fair Oaks Farms.

January 11, 2014 10:46 am
RICH JAMES: Here are some additional Christmas gifts

RICH JAMES: Here are some additional Christmas gifts

I suspect Santa will have forgotten to deliver some gifts today. I’ll help him out with presents to the following:

December 25, 2013 12:00 am

Lake County Council tries to trim departing air show's wings

CROWN POINT | Spending Lake County taxes to stage an airshow outside the county won't fly with a majority of the Lake County Council.

December 10, 2013 8:00 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Answer questions before taking our air show

GUEST COMMENTARY: Answer questions before taking our air show

The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority (aka Lake County Convention and Visitors Bureau) announced the annual Gary Air Show would be relocated from Lake County, where it has been for the last 10 years, to a private business in Newton County — Fair Oaks Farms.

November 28, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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EDITORIAL: Complaint about air show doesn't fly

Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. is complaining about the South Shore Air Show moving to Fair Oaks Farms, in effect saying tourism efforts should be confined to Lake County's boundaries. Hogwash, we say.

November 25, 2013 12:00 am
'Where Pigs Fly'

'Where Pigs Fly'

Speros Batistatos, president and CEO of the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority, left, and Fair Oaks Farm CEO Gary Corbett announce the move of the South Shore Air Show to the farm during a news conference Thursday at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond.

November 21, 2013 5:30 pm
South Shore Air Show lands new home at Fair Oaks

South Shore Air Show lands new home at Fair Oaks

HAMMOND | After a one-year hiatus, the South Shore Air Show will take to the skies again in 2014 with Fair Oaks Farms in Newton County as the backdrop.

November 21, 2013 5:30 pm Photos

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2013 South Shore Air Show fate determined

GARY | In a press conference held at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond Tuesday, the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority confirmed the fate of the 2013 South Shore Air Show. Speros A. Batistatos, President and CEO of the South Shore CVA and the air show event producer, stated th…

April 03, 2013 1:22 pm
Fate of South Shore Air Show uncertain

Fate of South Shore Air Show uncertain

GARY | The 14th annual South Shore Air Show may fall victim to impending automatic federal spending cuts, tourism officials said Wednesday.

February 27, 2013 5:30 pm Photos

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2013 South Shore Air Show's uncertain fate

HAMMOND | As the deadline for possible sequestration nears so does the impending fate of the 14th annual South Shore Air Show.

February 27, 2013 12:46 pm

South Shore CVA takes first for Air Show Poster

HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority won first place for large show event poster during the marketing awards at the 2012 International Council of Air Shows convention in Las Vegas in December.

January 23, 2013 4:58 pm
Off in the wild blue yonder

Off in the wild blue yonder

GARY | At the shoreline, the gulls and dragonflies hovered and darted in Sunday’s cool breezes and bright sunshine along Lake Michigan. High above, under crystal blue skies, man’s flying machines rolled and dove.

July 08, 2012 9:45 pm Photos

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Off in the wild blue yonder

Off in the wild blue yonder

Portage resident Ethan Dossett, 8, looks up from digging in the sand to see a heart written in the sky during a performance by Firebirds Xtreme on Sunday at Gary's South Shore Air Show.

July 08, 2012 5:49 pm
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