Regionally Speaking, Thursday, December 10, 2020

Dec 10, 2020

Indiana Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch speaks to reporters at a virtual news conference announcing the next round of COVID-19 response grants to Hoosier communities. Crouch speaks with Lakeshore Public Radio's Sharon Jackson about them, and her conversation is on "Regionally Speaking" today. "Times" reporters Mary Freda and Carley Lanich are also on the program with their stories posted online and in print editions.
Credit Lt Governor's Office/WKVI Radio website

Today:  "Times" reporters Mary Freda and Carley Lanich are with us to talk about the stories they posted on the newspaper's website and in print editions this week, including the latest on COVID pandemic-related issues with regional schools, a court decision that affects the former owner of the Crown Theatre in downtown Crown Point, packages being stolen off residents' porches and plans for major expansion projects in the Crown Point Community Schools. There is now a third round of COVID-19 response grants available for communities to help those impacted by the pandemic. Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch and the Office of Community and Rural Affairs are working with and overseeing the program. Lakeshore Public Radio's Sharon Jackson spoke with the Lieutenant Governor about the next round of grants. And we bring back our conversation with Edgewater Health executive Dr. Danita Johnson-Hughes about this evening's virtual fundraiser.