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...

State Senator presents legislative process workshop

Indiana State Senator Eddie Melton, D-Merrillville, recently presented a workshop to educate and empower the community on the legislative process titled, “Understanding the Legislative...

MWRD Commissioner Timothy Bradford passes

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) Commissioner Timothy Bradford passed away on December 1, 2017. He was elected to the MWRD Board...

Podcast series highlights Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s first year

Marking her first year in office, the Chicago Urban League launches episode seven of CULture Race and Equity–A Seat at the Table podcast with,...

MWRD prepares to deposit up to $4 million in ISF

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has historically taken steps to preserve and encourage minority ownership of insured financial institutions. These institutions often promote...

Getting your financial documents organized as the year ends

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...

CHA Board expands housing opportunities in 8 communities

The Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) Board of Commissioners recently approved the addition of 353 apartments to its Property Rental Assistance Program (PRA), expanding the...

ComEd Offers Tips to Help Keep Your Holidays Bright

The holidays are a great time for cheer, fun gatherings and decking the halls. ComEd offers customers tips to help them save and stay...