Open For Business

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader First came the gospel music. Then it was time to eat. Hallelujah! Dozens of shoppers at River Oaks Mall in Calumet...

Native American owned casino to open in South Bend

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians and its Four Winds Casinos recently announced their newest property, located on 166 acres of tribal trust land...

Five Ways to Improve your Finances in 2018

By Delta Jones-Walker, Gary Crusader Welcome to a New Year and hopefully a new financial you! Whatever setbacks or missed marks you encountered in 2017,...

Flaggers practicing at Rainbow PUSH Coalition

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Eager to learn how to become certified flaggers, a number of men and women recently trained outside of the Rainbow...

Sizzling all the way

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader He’s a slim 6’8’’ businessman who weighs much less than Santa. All year, Dr. William Doolittle has lugged around a...

Michelle Flowers Welch honored for commitment to multicultural communications

Founder and CEO of Flowers Communications Group, Michelle Flowers Welch, was recently honored with the 2017 Distinguished Senior Leader Award by the Public Relations...

Get INDOT road info on mobile devices

The Indiana Department of Transportation recently announced the agency’s new mobile app is available for free download for iPhone or iPad users through the...

J’s Breakfast Club to host a series of events during December

Six months have flown by, and the team at J’s Breakfast Club is all settled into a larger, more accommodating space in Gary’s Glen...

NNPA Chairman receives prestigious Café Mocha Salute Award

The Chairman of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and Publisher of the Chicago and Gary Crusader Newspapers, Dorothy R. Leavell, was honored with...

Small Businesses: Be Alert to Identity Theft

Individuals are not the only ones who should be on the lookout for cybercriminals looking to steal crucial financial information in order to commit...