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Trash talking at meeting over proposed dump

Crusader staff report Hundreds of students protested at a Gary Common Council meeting on Wednesday, March 7 over a proposed $59 million solid waste plant...

Gary rejects day care in historic district

Crusader staff report After hearing strong opposition, the Gary Common Council on Tuesday, January 2 unanimously rejected a proposal that would put a day care...

City backs study for Civil Rights Hall of Fame

By Crusader Staff Writer The City of Gary Common Council recently approved a grant for a feasibility study and business plan for the National Civil...

Gary sets wheel tax in motion for 2017

By Louise Scott, Gary Crusader By the year 2017, car owners in the city of Gary will be charged a wheel tax of $25 as...

Gary protestors have spoken: No detention center wanted here

By Louise Scott, Gary Crusader The Gary Common Council chambers was filled to capacity Tuesday night with protesters who made it clear that they were...

City Council approves $15,000 in funding for youth summer jobs

By Louise Scott, Gary Crusader As a part of a grant from the U. S. Conference of Mayors the Gary Common Council recently approved $15,000...

Herb Smith is new member on Common Council

Gary Crusader staff report After heated campaigning, Herb Smith on Thursday, February 18, became the newest member to serve on the Gary Common Council. Smith, business...

City makes the call on cell phone ordinance

Gary Crusader staff report Gary wants to place business owners on hold for five days if they want to resell a used cellphone. While business owners...