Posts Tagged ‘Local News’

Local Resident Received Hubert Hawkins History Award from IHS

December 8th, 2014

Indianapolis—The Indiana Historical Society (IHS) is pleased to announce that Dharathula “Dolly” H. Millender of Gary, Ind., has been named winner of the 2014 Hubert Hawkins History Award. She received the award during IHS’s annual Founders Day event on Monday, Dec. 1, at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center, located at 450 W. […]


Hobart and Gary selected for Neighborhood Spotlight Program

November 5th, 2014

Two Communities to Receive Multi-Year Funding and Support Legacy Foundation announced Hobart-West Side and Gary-Miller as the two communities selected for the Neighborhood Spotlight grant program. Each will receive comprehensive technical assistance and up to $50,000 in 2015 to cover both the cost of a community builder and to provide support for early projects that arise […]


IUAA, Office of Alumni Relations to recognize recipients at Inaugural Alumni Breakfast and Service Award Ceremony Oct. 31

October 6th, 2014

The Indiana University Alumni Association (IUAA) and the Office of Alumni Relations at IU Northwest is seeking nominations for outstanding volunteers that have made significant contributions to IU Northwest. The Outstanding Service Award is given to an individual who, through fundraising, recruiting, advocacy, or faithful service, has brought honor and distinction to IU Northwest. The […]


Water Safety Tips

June 25th, 2014

Every summer, people pack their bathing suits, sunscreen and flip flops for a trip to the beach. Swimming is a great fun sport that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. Regardless of how often you go swimming or near water, Gary Clean Water Festival has some beach safety tips and steps you can […]


Gary Clean Water Festival

June 25th, 2014

On Saturday June 28, 2014, the City of Gary will host its 10th Annual Clean Water Festival at Marquette Park which is free to the public. Water Quality Partners will “Celebrate Our Coast” at the Clean Water Festival with a day of FREE, healthy, recreational, and fun activities for children and adults to enjoy. Everyone […]


City of Gary to Announces Partnership with Fuller Center for Housing, Inc. of Gary, IN

January 24th, 2014

WHO:      Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, Representatives from Fuller Center for Housing, Inc., NIPSCO and the Indiana Department of Correction WHAT:   Mayor Freeman-Wilson and representatives from the Fuller Center for Housing, Inc. of Gary, IN shared in detail a new partnership that will help revitalize neighborhoods throughout the community. WHEN:   Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 11:30a.m. WHERE:    Council […]


Due to the Inclement Weather!

January 21st, 2014

   Due to the inclement weather, the City of Gary will dismiss all employees at 3:00p.m. This dismissal DOES NOT include employees in General Services, Police, Fire and Public Works who are assisting with snow removal. Plowing will continue around the clock. Right now, the focus still remains on the main streets! Side streets will be plowed […]



January 17th, 2014

Congratulations to Carmella Saraceno, owner of the Miller Beach Marketplace for winning the “Emerging Small Business” EDGE Award presented by the Indiana Small Business Development Center. Saraceno traveled to Indianapolis earlier this week where she joined other winners from around the state.



December 12th, 2013

 (Gary, Ind.) – In a continued quest to bring more employment opportunities to its residents, the City of Gary has joined forces with Schneider National, one of the nation’s largest truckload carriers. As part of the city’s New Day, New Jobs Initiative, Schneider will host its last of three job fairs this year at the […]


A statement from Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson on the passing of Nelson Mandela

December 6th, 2013

“As I reflect on the transition of the great Nelson Mandela, the word ‘icon’ comes to mind. His fight for justice never waned, and his level of sacrifice will forever be etched in our minds and the pages of history. The legacy he built has allowed me and countless others to stand on his shoulders […]




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