Updated: February 24, 2013 6:25AM
There was a nice article in the paper about all the improvements the Hobart Park Department plans to make. At the top of the list? Replace or repair the park benches on the lakefront. They are just terrible. You sit there and you get splinters.
Hobart officials are considering raising the contractors’ bond from $5,000 to $10,000. They claim other cities as large as Hobart require this amount. This is untrue. I work in many cities in Lake and Porter, and they all require $5,000.
Crown Point schools expect parents to buy insurance for bullying. Are you insane? That is the stupidest thing I have ever heard.
More than $200 million of taxpayer money has been invested in the Gary/Chicago International Airport to provide jobs, yet, Gary has an unemployment rate of more than 13 percent. Aren’t Gary citizens being told about these jobs at the airport? Shouldn’t the airport authority set up job interviews in the city?
There is nothing wrong with the railroad tracks at 65th Avenue and Broadway if you go the speed limit instead of 70 mph.