Posts Tagged ‘Local News’

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 [...]



December 4th, 2013

 Holiday Tree Lighting, Carriage Rides, Holiday Bazaar, Trot for Toys 5k Walk/Run   (Gary, Ind.) – With a festive backdrop of holiday decorations and a luminous tree, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson joined representatives from the Gary Parks Department, Cause 2 Compete, Gary Housing Authority and the Broadway Area Community Development Corporation (CDC) at Marquette Park Pavilion [...]


Trot for Toys 5K Run

December 2nd, 2013

MEDIA ALERT City of Gary to Announce Holiday Events, “Trot for Toys” 5K   WHO: Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, Gary Parks Department, Cause 2 Compete, and Broadway Area CDC   WHAT: On the heels of a successful first-ever marathon and Thanksgiving Concert /Food Giveaway, the City of Gary will announce its plans for the upcoming holiday [...]


Volunteers Needed for Gary Youth Services Bureau

November 25th, 2013

Volunteers Needed for Gary Youth Services Bureau Volunteers are needed for Youth Services Bureau after-school programs at 839 Broadway, Suite 202 in Gary. These programs are designed to equip our youth with tools to maximize their life’s potential, empowering them to lead and to give them a platform to engage in transforming their city and [...]


Next Week in Gary November 23, 2013- November 30, 2013

November 25th, 2013

Engaged citizens and friends, Here is a weekly e-newsletter that shares important news and events taking place next week in Gary, IN. This pdf document makes it easier for you to forward, print and share with your friends and colleagues also to deliver information of interest and importance to you.   Click here to ENJOY [...]


Gun Guy Back Program Reminder!

November 21st, 2013

The Gary Police Department’s Gun Guy Back Program will be held on Saturday, November 23, 2013 from at *8AM- 4PM. For every handgun, shotgun, or rifle turned in you will receive a $50 Walmart Gift Card and a $100 Walmart Gift Card for every assault weapon. See flyer for Gun buy Back locations:




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