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."
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.
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.
Contributions toward the Tolleston Boys and Girls Club continue to grow.
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…
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…
Wil Davis is a member of the 2012 BusINess Hall of Fame.
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…
A little more than 20 years ago, Wil Davis saw Gary and its airport as an opportunity that was his for the taking.
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.
It's time for federal intervention to end the ongoing delays in the Gary/Chicago International Airport.
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.
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