Legacy Foundation awards $167,100 to Northwest Indiana area nonprofits

Nineteen local organizations will benefit from $167,100 in grants from Legacy Foundation this spring. Grants were awarded through the Foundation’s Transform Lake County program,...

PUSH/AACA’s Expo results in jobs for community

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader The Rainbow PUSH Coalition/African American Contractors Association’s (AACA) construction expo held May 11 at PUSH headquarters hosted several companies, some...

East Chicago Fitzsimmons Redevelopment Project

On Thursday, May 17, 2018, Mayor Anthony Copeland and the City of East Chicago proudly broke ground on the New Fitzsimmons Redevelopment Project. Groundbreaking...

Gary Redevelopment Commission launches Steel City Landscapers

On Saturday, May 19, 2018, the Steel City Landscapers of Steel City Academy will beautify a lot at 15th and Adams Street to inaugurate...

IHCDA, ESN announce Moving Forward Rural Development (RD) Program

The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) recently announced plans for the Moving Forward Rural Development (RD) program. Using the Moving Forward model...

Black businesswoman brings rags to riches story to Chicago

Crusader staff report She went from living on the streets of Baltimore to being a self-made millionaire with a doctorate degree from Stanford. Today, Dr. Venus...

Centier Bank continues Hall of Fame status in Best Places to...

On May 3, 2018, the Indiana Chamber of Commerce welcomed 125 businesses and organizations with premier practices to recognize the Best Places to Work...

Based on your current financial status, will your money outlive you?

By Delta Jones-Walker May I be candid? If you died today, would your money outlive you? To put it in simpler terms, would you have...

Senate unanimously passes bill to boost women businesses

The Illinois Senate unanimously passed legislation, proposed by Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza and introduced by Senator Toi Hutchinson, that will require Constitutional Officers to...

U.S. EPA recognizes ComEd for helping customers save

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has presented its highest honor given to organizations for energy efficiency – the ENERGY STAR Partner of the...