Gary Schools create referendum oversight committee

Gary Community School Corporation has a referendum on the ballot for the upcoming November 3 election, and in preparation, the Gary Community School Board created a Referendum Spending Oversight Committee.

COVID-19 small business fund established in Gary and East Chicago

Legacy Foundation and Indiana Black Expo are working together to help small businesses meet their financial needs due to challenges from the pandemic. The COVID-9 Small Business Relief Fund will provide help to small businesses via one-time grants from $2,500 to $5,000 per business.

IU Northwest, Gary Schools form unique partnership

A first-of-its-kind partnership between Indiana University Northwest's School of Education and the Gary Community School Corporation is boosting teacher qualifications through a special program. Teachers who are working on an emergency permit in Gary schools may enroll in the program to become fully licensed teachers in 18-24 months.

UPS signs lease agreement with Gary airport

The Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority has approved a long-term lease agreement with United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) to begin express air shipment operations later this year.