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Gary eyes turning old strip mall into truck sales lot

Gary│ The Gary City Council members voted in favor of an ordinance asking permission to rezone a shuttered retail area in order to accommodate a prospective business.

October 15, 2013 9:14 pm

Work on veterans housing project progresses in Gary

GARY | Gary council members voted in favor of an ordinance asking to vacate an alleyway in order to continue construction on the property from Eighth Avenue to Ninth Avenue, from Massachusetts Street to Connecticut Street.

September 17, 2013 9:30 pm

Gary council creates fund for Late Night Basketball League

GARY | The City Council on Tuesday approved an ordinance establishing a fund, department and budget for the Gary Late Night Basketball League.

May 21, 2013 10:30 pm

Gary council hears Indiana Mentor official promote foster care

GARY│ A representative of Indiana Mentors, affiliated with a national organization promoting foster care, addressed the City Council on Tuesday.

April 02, 2013 9:15 pm

Gary council formalizes support for county income tax

GARY │ The Gary City Council passed a resolution Tuesday in support of a local option income tax in Lake County.

March 19, 2013 9:45 pm

Gary City council approves 3 business-friendly ordinances

GARY | The City Council on Tuesday approved three ordinances relating to small business owners and those who work from home.

February 19, 2013 10:00 pm

Gary students headed to D.C. for inauguration

GARY | The Barden Gary Foundation announced students and their senior community service projects Tuesday evening at the common council meeting.

January 15, 2013 9:30 pm

Gary officials approve council redistricting

GARY │The City Council on Tuesday approved an ordinance changing all but one of the city's council districts.

December 18, 2012 10:30 pm

Gary council adopts rental sign-ups, inspections

GARY │ The City Council passed an ordinance Tuesday that will establish minimum standards and a registration and inspection program for residential rental housing units.

December 04, 2012 9:55 pm

Gary council adopts regulations for 'cash for gold,' pawn shops

GARY │ The City Council on Tuesday adopted an ordinance enforcing stricter regulations for “cash for gold” businesses, scrap dealers and pawn brokers in Gary.

October 16, 2012 10:00 pm

Gary mayor takes budget requests to City Council

GARY | Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson on Tuesday asked City Council members to keep an open mind when considering pending budget requests.

October 02, 2012 10:30 pm

Council helps Gary airport expansion advance

GARY │ The City Council approved two ordinances Tuesday regarding expansion at Gary/Chicago International Airport.

September 19, 2012 8:27 pm

Gary council approves zoning change for Black Oak section

GARY│ The Common Council on Tuesday approved a zoning change for the Black Oak area that officials say will help boost residential property values.

July 03, 2012 10:00 pm

Gary ponders stricter sign, fence guidelines under proposed ordinance

GARY | Property owners would be responsible for maintaining fences and signs and dilapidated or damaged signs would be removed at the owner's expense under a fence and sign ordinance reviewed Thursday evening at a public forum.

June 14, 2012 9:15 pm

Barden Gary Foundation awards seven scholarships to Gary high school graduates

GARY│ The Barden Gary Foundation awarded seven high school graduates with scholarships at its sixth annual scholarship awards ceremony.

May 24, 2012 8:00 pm

Gary OKs zoning for national Civil Rights Hall of Fame

GARY | The City Council on Tuesday signed off on former Mayor Richard Hatcher's plans for a national Civil Rights Hall of Fame on the site of the old Benjamin Banneker Achievement Center.

May 01, 2012 11:00 pm

Gary City Council approves project for Kirk Yard rail facility

GARY | Gary City Council members adopted a resolution Tuesday approving the economic development plan for Gary's Kirk Yard rail facility.

April 17, 2012 10:45 pm

Steel Yard payment spurs criticism

GARY│ The City Council approved a $150,000 contract Tuesday regarding maintenance expenses at The U.S. Steel Yard, the Gary Railcats baseball stadium, but not before some residents cried foul. 

April 03, 2012 9:43 pm

Gary City Council vacates land to assist in runway expansion

GARY | The City Council approved two ordinances vacating land to make way for runway expansion at the Gary/Chicago International Airport.

February 23, 2012 9:00 pm

Gary council denies charter bus, limo company

GARY │ Gary City Council members unanimously voted against a proposed zoning ordinance Tuesday night, defeating LEW Management's request to restore and improve the building formerly known as Beckman School. The property is at 1430 W. 23rd Ave.

January 18, 2012 3:45 pm

Gary council welcomes new leaders

GARY | The new year has brought new beginnings for the Gary City Council.

January 03, 2012 9:30 pm

Edgewater project gets Gary tax abatement

GARY | The Gary City Council approved a tax abatement Tuesday for an Edgewater Systems development.

December 06, 2011 9:45 pm

Schererville tries to sink bath salts

SCHERERVILLE | Schererville authorities said Wednesday they are doing all they can to eliminate bath salts, the latest designer drug.

October 12, 2011 10:15 pm

Gary Library Board fails by one vote to select new library chief

GARY │ The Gary Public Library board of trustees on Thursday fell short by a single vote to appoint a new library director.

October 06, 2011 9:45 pm

Gary property owners to pay more

GARY | The City Council voted Tuesday night to approve two ordinances that will raise fees for Gary residents.

August 02, 2011 10:15 pm

Gary council delays conservancy district vote

GARY| The City Council delayed a vote Tuesday on the proposed Calumet Burns Conservancy District.

June 23, 2011 12:00 am

Gary council hears pitch for Little Calumet conservancy district

GARY | Lake County Surveyor, George Van Til pitched the Calumet Burns Conservancy District to the Gary City Council on Tuesday.

June 08, 2011 5:00 pm

Anticipation high for Gary's South Shore Air Show

HAMMOND | Anticipation is high for the 2011 Gary South Shore Air Show.

April 28, 2011 3:30 pm
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