At the time this article was written, more than 120,000 Americans had perished from the deadly virus COVID-19. The death toll continues to rise right alongside the unemployment rate. As if this tragic state of affairs is not enough for our nation to face, countless individuals are now falling victim...
Unique development will upgrade Edith Spurlock Sampson Senior Apartments and bring new family housing to the North Side community The Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) Board of Commissioners has approved the redevelopment of a CHA senior property and construction of a new six-story apartment building with 80 units, including up to...
By Delta Jones-Walker, Gary Crusader Can you believe it? In less than 30 days, 2017 will be history. This is the time that many start to think about goals for closing out the old and starting out new. One of the easiest things you can do to help get your...
TAKING A MOMENT to encourage voter participation before completing the project, Carpenter Instructor Jerry Porter and School Coordinator Dale Newlin are photographed with the apprentices. Last month, the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters (IKORCC) volunteered their time and donated building materials, alongside other building trades locals and union contractors, to...
WorkOne Northwest Indiana, AARP, Goodwill, National Able, and the Gary EnVision Center are partnering to host a Job Fair in Gary. The job fair will be held on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 from 11:00am-1:00pm at the Gary EnVision Center—on the second floor of the Gary Housing Authority building located...
Crusader Staff Report Amazon has hired 500 workers at its new delivery station that recently opened in Gary. The delivery station serves as a warehouse for local shipping and is one of the 24-hour sites that Amazon has been opening all across the country to improve its distribution network to...
Approximately 80 attorneys from various NWI bar associations will provide brief legal consultations at no cost to the general public at eight Northwest Indiana locations on the Martin Luther King Holiday, Monday January 21, 2019. Talk to a Lawyer Today, is an annual public service program of the Indiana State...
Phosphorus is not only disappearing from the planet, but what remains is devastating the Gulf of Mexico and the nation’s waterways where harmful algae blooms threaten water quality. To combat these issues, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) has come up with a solution that will...
Another indicator of the city’s ongoing growth and attractiveness to businesses was the opening of All Pet Supplies, which took place on February 23, 2018. During the State of the City address, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, who attended the pet store’s grand opening ceremony along with Jerome Prince and Councilwoman...
The Walmart Foundation will begin accepting grant applications to its State Giving Program on August 29. The Walmart Foundation will award grants between $25,000 and $200,000 to Indiana organizations that address areas of need among underserved populations. Hoosier nonprofit organizations can apply for grants to support programs that are...