September 8, 2016

Quicker Broadway bus service on schedule for 2017

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • September 8, 2016 By Andrew Steele GARY — Passengers riding Broadway on Gary Public Transportation Corp. can expect a quicker trip and more frequent service in a year, after the agency institutes its Broadway Rapid bus service. The service will increase to ...Read More
September 8, 2016

Methodist market brings fresh choices to Gary

Courtesy of Post-Tribune • September 8, 2016 By Sue Ellen Ross Three years ago, Methodist Hospitals conducted a Community Health Needs Assessment. One big issue that came up was the lack of availability for fresh fruits and vegetables at affordable prices in the Gary community. Hospital officials took action, and ...Read More
September 8, 2016

Methodist Northlake addresses hospital overcrowding

Courtesy of The Chicago Crusader • September 8, 2016 By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader At least three times a month, the Methodist Hospital’s Northlake Campus experiences overcrowding at the hospital’s emergency room. This happens most often on Mondays when patients begin to not feel good Fridays and try to ...Read More
September 8, 2016

Gary honors doctors for city contributions

Courtesy of Post-Tribune • September 8, 2016 By Gregory Tejeda Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson insists there was no politics or personal favoritism involved in the choice of a Merrillville gynecologist as one of two individuals to receive the Gary Legends honor. But she also admits she was pleased to be ...Read More
September 2, 2016

Registered nurses give labor to beloved profession

Courtesy of Post-Tribune • September 2, 2016 By Jerry Davich • Contact Reporter Debra VanWoerden stopped herself mid-sentence to dart into a patient's room. "I'll be right back," VanWoerden said apologetically before scurrying away. She disappeared into the hospital room where a woman moaned loudly, as if in excruciating pain. ...Read More
September 2, 2016

Seniors get taste of healthy eating

Courtesy of Post-Tribune • September 2, 2016 By Sue Ellen Ross On the menu for a recent lunch for senior citizens at the Gary YWCA were Brussels sprouts salad with homemade balsamic vinaigrette dressing and kale and spinach salad with homemade sesame Asian basil dressing. Add chicken to the salads, ...Read More
September 2, 2016

Gary Independence Day Parade winners announced

Courtesy of The Chicago Crusader • September 2, 2016 By Crusader Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson recently held a press conference at City Hall to announce the winning entries in the annual Independence Day Parade held on Saturday, July 2, 2016. The parade was a celebration of the national holiday showcasing the ...Read More