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Free Screening of “Selma” Wednesday, February 4th

February 2nd, 2015

As part of its new partnership with the Gary Community School Corporation, Pathways to College, is pleased and excited to invite the families of West Side Leadership Academy and Wirt/Emerson VPA students, and the community, to a special showing of Selma, free of charge. Please join us on the evening of Wednesday, February 4th for a fun night out with […]


Commission Rules on Indiana American Water Company (IAWC)’s rate increase request - Minimal impact to Gary Residents

January 30th, 2015

Earlier today, the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission announced its final order on the base rate case for Indiana American Water Company.  Listed are a key findings for each of you are as follows: -IAWC requested 9.84% increase in base rates or an additional $19,645,449.  The Commission’s Order allows only 2.55% or an increase of $5,121,575.  […]



January 28th, 2015

Estimated 300 Gary Civic and Business Leaders Gather to Support Education   Gary, Indiana (January 27, 2015) – UNCF (the United Negro College Fund), the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization, is proud to announce that Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson will once again serve as host of the Gary, Indiana UNCF Mayor’s Breakfast on […]


Gary Schools Closed Tomorrow - January 9th

January 8th, 2015

Due to cold temperatures,  Gary schools will once again be closed tomorrow, January 9. However, all administrators, principals, custodians, and maintenance workers are expected to report. Please share this information with friends and family if relevant.


Gary Schools Closed Tomorrow - January 8th

January 7th, 2015

Due to cold temperatures,  Gary schools will once again be closed tomorrow, January 8. Students, teachers and staff are excused however, administrators are expected to report to work. Please share this information with friends and family if relevant.



November 19th, 2014

(Gary, Ind.) – After a two-year hiatus, the Gary Air Show will return to Marquette Park in July 11-12, 2015 according to Gary’s Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson. Her announcement, which was made at a press conference earlier today, was met with enthusiastic applause. “We are excited to bring this type of entertainment back home to Gary,” […]


Mayor Freeman-Wilson Accepts President Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” Community Challenge

November 5th, 2014

GARY, IND. – Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson today announced the City of Gary has accepted President Barack Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Community Challenge. The President launched My Brother’s Keeper to address persistent opportunity gaps faced by boys and young men of color and to help ensure that all young people can reach their full potential. “Meeting […]



October 29th, 2014

The Gary SouthShore RailCats 2015 schedule will feature seven games vs. American Association expansion team the Joplin (MO) Blasters and 15 interleague games vs. Canadian-American Association of Professional Baseball teams.   The RailCats open the 2015 season at the U. S. Steel Yard on Thursday, May 21st, beginning a four-game series with a Can-Am team […]


City of Gary Officials and Republic Services to Host Trash Hauling Community Forum

October 28th, 2014

WHO:           Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, Dan Vicari of Gary Sanitary District, Doug Rosenbaum of Republic Services and Mattiee Fitzgerald of City of Gary Recycling WHAT:         The City of Gary has entered into a temporary contract with Republic Services for trash hauling through the end of 2014. A community forum will be held so that residents can ask […]


Major milestone achieved to complete the Railroad Relocation Runway Expansion Project at the Airport

October 27th, 2014

Railroad “Cut-over” begins at Gary/Chicago International Airport GARY – A major milestone in the completion of the Railroad Relocation Runway Expansion Project will be celebrated this month at Gary/Chicago International Airport. After careful negotiations with the railroads, CN has agreed to move their operations to a non-operational track away from the runway and will begin […]




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