Region News http://www.z1071.com/index.php/news/region-news.html Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:20:58 +0000 en-gb INDOT: Expected Rain Delays Work on SR-149 http://www.z1071.com/index.php/news/region-news/181866-indot-expected-rain-delays-work-on-sr-149.html http://www.z1071.com/index.php/news/region-news/181866-indot-expected-rain-delays-work-on-sr-149.html
According to the Indiana Department of Transportation Northwest Facebook page, rain possibly expected on Thursday will delay the start of work on State Rd. 149 between State Rd. 130 and US 20 until this Friday (8/22).   According to INDOT, the...]]>
Region News Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:50:00 +0000
Baby Alligator Recovered After Escaping Zoo http://www.z1071.com/index.php/news/region-news/181857-baby-alligator-recovered-after-escaping-zoo.html http://www.z1071.com/index.php/news/region-news/181857-baby-alligator-recovered-after-escaping-zoo.html Region News Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:21:00 +0000 Man Wanted on Active Warrant Leads Police on Chase http://www.z1071.com/index.php/news/region-news/181845-man-wanted-on-active-warrant-leads-police-on-chase.html http://www.z1071.com/index.php/news/region-news/181845-man-wanted-on-active-warrant-leads-police-on-chase.html
An attempt to serve an active warrant for a 21 year old East Chicago man today resulted in a pursuit that led to Longfellow Elementary School being placed on a temporary lock down. The Lake County Sheriff's Office reports Warrant...]]>
Region News Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:43:00 +0000
Fire Hydrant Testing/Flushing Underway in Griffith http://www.z1071.com/index.php/news/region-news/181831-fire-hydrant-testing-flushing-underway-in-griffith.html http://www.z1071.com/index.php/news/region-news/181831-fire-hydrant-testing-flushing-underway-in-griffith.html
Officials in Griffith are reminding residents that the testing and flushing of fire hydrants in town is underway. Every hydrant south of Glen Park (45 th Avenue) will be tested and flushed to make sure they are in working order...]]>
Region News Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:07:00 +0000
AvPorts Recommends New Gary Airport Manager http://www.z1071.com/index.php/news/region-news/181828-avports-recommends-new-gary-airport-manager.html http://www.z1071.com/index.php/news/region-news/181828-avports-recommends-new-gary-airport-manager.html
AvPorts has recommend Delbert Brown as the firm's choice to be the next Gary/Chicago International Airport Manager. Airport spokesperson Emily Tapia-Lopez told the Region News Team Brown joined the AvPorts team on an interim basis on August 11 th and...]]>
Region News Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:46:00 +0000
HUD Secretary Castro Visits Gary http://www.z1071.com/index.php/news/region-news/181803-hud-secretary-castro-visits-gary.html http://www.z1071.com/index.php/news/region-news/181803-hud-secretary-castro-visits-gary.html
(Photo Courtesy of the Northwest Indiana RDA.
From left to right: RDA President and CEO Bill
Hanna with HUD Secretary Julian Castro and
Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson.)
The newly appointed Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro was in...]]>
Region News Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:46:00 +0000
Cook Co Sheriff Statement on Murder of James Foley http://www.z1071.com/index.php/news/region-news/181789-cook-co-sheriff-statement-on-murder-of-james-foley.html http://www.z1071.com/index.php/news/region-news/181789-cook-co-sheriff-statement-on-murder-of-james-foley.html Region News Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:48:00 +0000 Power Restored in Lakes of the Four Seasons http://www.z1071.com/index.php/news/region-news/181788-power-restored-in-lakes-of-the-four-seasons.html http://www.z1071.com/index.php/news/region-news/181788-power-restored-in-lakes-of-the-four-seasons.html Region News Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:37:00 +0000 Update: State Road 49 Bridge Over Kankakee River http://www.z1071.com/index.php/news/region-news/181772-update-state-road-49-bridge-over-kankakee-river.html http://www.z1071.com/index.php/news/region-news/181772-update-state-road-49-bridge-over-kankakee-river.html
The Indiana Department of Transportation Northwest division is reporting on their Facebook page today that construction crews are ahead of schedule building the new State Rd. 49 Bridge over the Kankakee River near Kouts.  According to INDOT, "We're on track...]]>
Region News Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:46:00 +0000
Website Launched to Give Drivers Info About Their Vehicle http://www.z1071.com/index.php/news/region-news/181761-website-launched-to-give-drivers-info-about-their-vehicle.html http://www.z1071.com/index.php/news/region-news/181761-website-launched-to-give-drivers-info-about-their-vehicle.html Region News Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:29:00 +0000