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December 3, 2015 by Stanley Pankiewicz Payne (Register to contact)

To whom it may concern,
I just celebrated my 79th birthday on December 2.
I graduated on June 9, 1955.

Where is Bruce Arehart (old friend) ? He graduated with me.

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Richard D. Bekelya

Fire damages three classrooms at vacant high school building in Gary  Chicago Tribune

Fire causes minor damage at vacant Lew Wallace High School in Gary

Volunteers come together for cleanup at closed Lew Wallace school  Chicago Tribune

Mold, trash and broken trophies: Group says Lew Wallace school 'empty playground' for vandalism  Chicago Tribune

Mom still looking for daughters’ Gary track trophies  Chicago Tribune

Transcripts, textbooks, trophies: Cleaning up lost items at vacant Gary schools  Chicago Tribune

'Suspicious' fire probed at closed Gary high school  Chicago Tribune

Gary parents rip school conditions at State Board of Education meeting  Chicago Tribune

Mom wants Lew Wallace track team remembered  Chicago Tribune

Gary's empty schools have seen vandalism, arson and neglect. Now, they're going on the real estate market.  Chicago Tribune

Jerome A. Prince Announces Candidacy for Mayor of Gary, Indiana  GlobeNewswire

Gary considers lowering minimum age for hiring firefighters to 18  Chicago Tribune

Closing of Lew Wallace saddens many former Hornet athletes

Former Wallace football head coach dies after collapsing at school

Jerome Prince takes lead over Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson in Democratic primary  Chicago Tribune

Stadium Project: Brickyard Stadium at Hobart High School (Indiana)  High School Football America

Primary vote Tuesday will decide which of 9 candidates for Gary mayor moves forward  Chicago Tribune

Despite training with just four hurdles, Williams is first state qualifier in Lighthouse history  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Gary schools hit the real estate market  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Jerome Prince preparing for transition as Democratic Gary mayoral nominee  Chicago Tribune

Scott H. Polizotto | Local Obituaries

Lew Wallace football field revived by Gary Steelers Pop Warner  Chicago Tribune

21 abandoned Gary schools add to urban decay

M'ville teen pleads guilty to killing Lew Wallace teacher

WGU Indiana creates alternative higher education opportunities for working adults

Lake County clerk switches over to Gary council  Chicago Tribune

Church withdraws bid for Lew Wallace  Chicago Tribune

Hilke Bolde | Local Obituaries

Difference-makers: Tyrell Anderson. Decay Devils want 'youth to come back and invest in our city'  Chicago Tribune

Gary firefighters respond to small fire inside now-shuttered Dunbar-Pulaski Middle School

TEACHER OF EXCELLENCE: GlenEva Dunham, Kindergarten, Beveridge Elementary School, Gary, Indiana

EDITORIAL: Prince is best choice for urgently needed change in Gary

'Everybody wants justice, but it's just us': Family of man killed in Gary wait for answers  Chicago Tribune

List of school shootings in Indiana since 1880  IndyStar

Freeman-Wilson loses re-election | The Crusader Newspaper Group  The Chicago Cusader

Lew Wallace's Branden Dawson is a nationally ranked recruit

J’s Breakfast Club in Gary offers a more Southern approach  Chicago Tribune

Prince acknowledges tough job ahead of him at Gary forum

Art work forgotten in shuttered Gary school  Chicago Tribune

Revisiting our childhood home is like celebrating a reunion with our youth  Chicago Tribune

Abandoned buildings 'lost to time' fascinate Crown Point videographer  Chicago Tribune

School Shootings List in Twenty Years Since Columbine: 240 and Counting  Westword

Slideshow: 50 famous athletes from the Region | Sports  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Vandy fires coach Bryce Drew after 9-23 year, winless in SEC  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Gary's forsaken schools offer sober lessons in blight  Chicago Tribune

Kenneth J. Allen fights for people in need of an advocate

Former Gary mayor, 'Johnny V,' turns 100  Chicago Tribune

Purdue hires first diversity chief since 2015; how John Gates plans to define that role  Journal & Courier

Two women's voices sing praises of education  Chicago Tribune

Gary schools eye storing art collection in Chicago  Chicago Tribune

Gary police search for missing 59-year-old man

Late, great Muhammad Ali had Region ties  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Daniel W. Sobat

Two more men shot to death in Gary  Chicago Tribune

Gary sailor continues 74 years of Seabee tradition

Former Gary Mayor John Visclosky remembered fondly for his charm, dedication  Chicago Tribune

Teen boys get downhill 'Upportunity' of a lifetime  Chicago Tribune

Law & Order: Lake Station man, 21, girlfriend charged in separate attacks  Chicago Tribune

Gary manages just one bid out of 33 dilapidated schools; district rethinking asking prices  The Times of Northwest Indiana

PROFESSIONALS TO WATCH: Mayor Brian Snedecor stays the course

Indiana school shootings: A comprehensive list of the last 130 years  WRTV Indianapolis

Son remembers Hobart father's life as he confronts brother's murder charge  Chicago Tribune

Gary man charged in shooting death of Merrillville man  Chicago Tribune

Quentin P. Smith devoted his life to country, education and community

High school home economics changes, classic recipes remain  Chicago Tribune

No answers yet for Gary's Dunbar-Pulaski  Chicago Tribune

Paula Cooper: The Executioner Within  Indianapolis Star

Gabrielle Douglas a hit with high schoolers at Gary event

Cynthia Polakis McLeod

12 Gary schools cited for fire code violations, officials say  Chicago Tribune

Gary teen charged in rape of woman, 68, at South Shore train shelter  Chicago Tribune

Reunions: Horace Mann Class of 1968

State votes to close Gary's Dunbar-Pulaski  Chicago Tribune

Gary's Wirt-Emerson school recommended for closure at end of school year  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Meet Michelle Dickerson  IU Northwest

Gary schools mulling six property bids  The Times of Northwest Indiana

From death row to freedom, Paula Cooper dead of apparent suicide

Police: Man filled cart at dollar store, pulled gun on employee trying to stop him during Gary robbery

John Visclosky loved Gary and people | The Crusader Newspaper Group  The Chicago Cusader

Public bidding begins for Gary's 33 shuttered schools  Chicago Tribune

Northwest Indiana Business & Industry Hall of Fame: Ron McColly helps people find their dream home

What to do with Dougie? Man with special needs outlives expectations, bringing caregivers to crossroads  Chicago Tribune

Former U.S. Attorney David Capp: 'They were crooks and corrupt politicians'  The Times of Northwest Indiana

'Who could be the Judas?': For 2 years, mom tries to find son's killer  Chicago Tribune

Gary finds no substitute for licensed teachers  Chicago Tribune

Mayes named managing editor of The News-Dispatch  News Dispatch

80-year-old Hobart man killed last week remembered as hardworking, dedicated to family  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Reunions: Chesterton High School Class of 1983

Take a closer look at the Lake County Sheriff candidates  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Rebecca Crews Has Relaunched Her Singing Career Under a New Alias  Black Girl Nerds

J. Stuart Pritchard, M.D.  The Missoulian

Gary Legends honors two in the city's medical field | The Crusader Newspaper Group  The Chicago Cusader

PROFILES IN SUCCESS: 'The Hammer:' thug with an intellect

Several burglaries, burglary attempts reported in Griffith

Mentoring program helps match mentors with kids in need

On the Job: John McClendon, trucker

Reunions: East Chicago Roosevelt Class of 1968

Why Not High School Boys in Girl Scouts?

If Romeo Langford chooses that path, spurning the state of Indiana wouldn't be new  News Sentinel

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