Nipsco names Mike Hooper as company president

Northern Indiana Public Service Company LLC (NIPSCO), a subsidiary of NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI), announced on May 2, 2020 that Mike Hooper has been...

J’s Breakfast Club Breaks Ground on New Facility

Despite Setbacks Caused by the Pandemic, City’s Popular Dining Spot Thrives The groundbreaking of a new J’s Breakfast Club at 2601 Broadway in Gary provided...

40+ Chicago Media Outlets Launch Joint Fundraiser

Unprecedented collaboration includes community and ethnic media from across the city Facing drops in revenue as high as 85 percent, 43 independent Chicago media outlets...

$9.5 Million in Grants Awarded to Combat Health and Financial Disparities...

194 nonprofits receive funds from the Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund In response to COVID-19’s continuous impact on Chicago residents and the local economy, the...

Revitalizing and Restructuring – It’s a New Day!

By Dr. Vanessa Allen-McCloud, President & Chief Executive Officer Urban League of Northwest Indiana, Inc. REVIEW, REVISE, AND RENEW are just a few of the words...

Peoples Gas encourages customers to apply for financial assistance

Peoples Gas reminds customers financial assistance is available through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and Share the Warmth program. Customers who...

Good to Go Jamaican Cuisine is still standing strong in COVID-19...

By Isi Frank Ativie The Black community has shown resiliency through epic socioeconomic catastrophes in this nation for over four centuries. But in the last...

State Opens Website For Unemployed, But Many May Not Use It

By Patrick Forrest As the nation faces near record unemployment numbers, with recent April releases showing the national unemployment rate at 16.7 percent for African...

Comptroller Mendoza adds prevailing wage to ISBI rules

Illinois State Board of Investments closes loophole that allowed state money to be invested in funds failing to pay prevailing wage in Illinois.   Illinois State...

First Merchants Corporation pledges $1 million to communities impacted by...

Commitment to support immediate, reparative and transformative needs First Merchants Corporation, Indiana’s second largest financial services holding company, today announced a $1 million commitment to...