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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Nearly six years later, trains still block planes

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."

December 01, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Crossing into future at Gary/Chicago International Airport

Gary/Chicago International Airport has two runways. The longest, at 7,000 feet, runs northwest/southeast and is referred by its compass bearing 12/30, meaning 120 and 300 degrees, respectively, from due north. Within a year, the runway will have been lengthened to 8,900 feet.

May 26, 2013 12:00 am
Following in dad's footsteps

Following in dad's footsteps

For centuries, the addendum "... and son" has graced the names of myriad businesses from farming and the law to medicine and manufacturing. But increasingly, daughters are choosing not only to follow in their dads' footsteps but also to work with them in a family business.

June 17, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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BILL MASTERSON JR.: Another $200,000 to Boys and Girls Club

BILL MASTERSON JR.: Another $200,000 to Boys and Girls Club

Contributions toward the Tolleston Boys and Girls Club continue to grow.

May 21, 2012 12:00 am
BILL MASTERSON JR.: Another $200,000 to Boys & Girls Club

BILL MASTERSON JR.: Another $200,000 to Boys & Girls Club

Putting their money where their mouth is, Tolleston Boys & Girls Club project co-chairman Wil Davis, owner of the Gary Jet Center, committed $50,000 to the capital campaign, while The Times Media Co. added $100,000 and capital campaign member attorney Kenneth J. Allen added $50,000. That…

May 21, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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PUBLISHER NOTES

Looking over the roster of business leaders that are on our list this issue, I couldn't help but notice the mix of well-known and lesser-known names as well as the diversity in ages, cultural background and gender. Learning about our top professionals impressed me even more with the flexibil…

May 19, 2012 4:04 pm
Wil Davis: BusINess Hall of Fame inductee

Wil Davis: BusINess Hall of Fame inductee

Wil Davis is a member of the 2012 BusINess Hall of Fame.

March 10, 2012 12:00 am

PUBLISHER NOTES

We all know people with successful careers and we know that it is not automatic that their lives are successful too. Often success in life is achieved by giving back. The dedicated leaders we honor each year in our Business & Industry Hall of Fame have not only reached the top of their p…

March 03, 2012 4:04 pm
Gary Jet Center owner/operator reaches for the sky

Gary Jet Center owner/operator reaches for the sky

A little more than 20 years ago, Wil Davis saw Gary and its airport as an opportunity that was his for the taking.

February 21, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Lake commissioners' special assistant lands airport board seat

A Lake County commissioner's special assistant who was the focus of a recent hiring controversy has been appointed to the Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority.

February 14, 2012 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Pressure railroads to let airport work fly

It's time for federal intervention to end the ongoing delays in the Gary/Chicago International Airport.

September 15, 2011 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: INDOT torpedoes an important bridge

The Indiana Department of Transportation's drama over the Cline Avenue bridge replacement was like the ballplayer who said, "I got it, I got it, I don't got it" - and then hits the wall, dropping the ball.

July 07, 2011 12:00 am
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