Archive for April, 2013

DID YOU KNOW??? Friday April 26, 2013

April 26th, 2013

Here are some updates on recent and upcoming things going on in the City of Gary. Concert  Venue Change The location of the Bell Biv DeVoe concert has been changed to West Side High School Theater, 9th Ave & Gerry Street. Tickets are still available through Ticketmaster and the West Side Theater Box Office. For […]


New Job Opportunities Come to Gary, Indiana

April 24th, 2013

Petro Stopping Centers will be opening a Gary Petro schedule late May, 2013. The new Facility is now under construction at I-80/I-94, Exit 9 3001 Grant St. Gary  The city of Gary has partnered with  the TravelCenters of America and Petro Stopping Centers to provide much needed job opportunities for Gary residents. Q.  What is […]


Mayor Announces Job Opportunities in Gary for Adults and Youth

April 24th, 2013

GARY, Indiana – April 24, 2013 – Earlier today, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson hosted a press conference at City Hall to address a topic of great concern – bringing jobs to the city.   “No matter where I travel inside or out of the city, I am consistently asked about our efforts to bring jobs to […]


Red Hat Day

April 24th, 2013

Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson will join the ladies of the Red Hat Society and officially proclaim April 25th, “Red Hat Day” in the City of Gary. The Red Hat Society is the largest international social organization for women. During the proclamation, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson will talk about the “Gary Goes Red” Campaign efforts for the American […]


Gun Turn In 2013

April 24th, 2013

The Gary Police Department on May 25th will be hosting the first Gun Turn In for 2013. All those who have a gun are encouraged to bring them and turn in to the police for a Wal-Mart gift card. $50 will be given for hand guns, shotguns, and rifles. If an assault weapon is turned […]



April 24th, 2013

Thea Bowman Leadership Academy (TBLA) Charter School will have two School Board vacancies beginning July 1, 2013 and ending June 30, 2016.   Any citizen interested in serving on the Board should submit a letter of interest and a resume or vita addressed to:  Drexel Foundation for Educational Excellence, Inc., P. O. Box 4661, Gary, IN  […]


Job Opportunites Press Conference (4/24/13 - 9AM)

April 24th, 2013

Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson will be hosting a press conference on job opportunities for Gary residents and youth at Gary City Hall. In the press conference the Mayor will be joined with representatives from Travel Centers of America (TA), WorkOne, City of Gary Dept. of Commerce, Gary Economic Development Corporation, and the Gary Parks Dept. Together […]


Gary/Chicago International Partnership

April 23rd, 2013

The board of directors of The Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority approved recommendations of a committee Monday to engage the services of a highly-qualified team of financial experts, project managers and legal advisers to assist in the exploration of a public-private partnership at Gary/Chicago International. “We have an experienced team in place to help the Authority […]


Get Your Praise On!

April 23rd, 2013

This weekend at the West Side Theatre Guild will be the “Get Your Praise On” Spring Gospel Fest which is being presented by Markael Watkins productions. The grand festival hosted by Daryl King will feature many performances such as Pastor Robert from New Hope, the Zion Baptist Church Mass Choir, Sisters Singing in the Name […]


Gary’s Mayor Video Chats with Vice President Biden on Gun Control

April 17th, 2013

Earlier today, Vice President Joe Biden joined several U.S. mayors in a Google Hangout focused on gun violence. The participants included Gary, Ind. Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak and Oak Creek, Wis. Mayor Steve Scaffidi. “I was honored to be selected to participate in this critical conversation,” said Freeman-Wilson. “Although […]




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