Award-winning Educator to lead new NNPA Education Campaign

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Dr. Elizabeth Primas has faced many difficult and diverse challenges head on. It’s that direct approach that has helped...

Two south side communities celebrate NeighborWorks Day June 2

On Saturday, June 2, between 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago (NHS) will bring together residents, corporate sponsors, government officials...

First Black woman to be awarded top Northwestern Mutual Honor Awards

Andrea Williams, CLU®, CFP®, Financial Advisor, is the first African-American woman in Northwestern Mutual’s history to be awarded one of the company’s top honors,...

ALDI debuts fresh design of remodeled Matteson store

Retailer Investing $1.9 Billion to Update 1,300 US Stores by the End of 2020 ALDI recently welcomed shoppers back to its renovated Matteson store when...

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...

City of Gary Celebrates GMI Cohort of Entrepreneurs

The City of Gary hosted a “Celebration of Entrepreneurs” last week, at the Arthouse: A Social Kitchen, 411 E. 5th Avenue. A total of...

Hobart unveils compressed natural gas pumps, garage

The City of Hobart and its partners on Tuesday unveiled its new compressed natural gas fueling pumps and vehicle maintenance garage at the city’s...

CTA to receive upgraded security cameras as part of Safe and...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Chicago Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson and CTA President Dorval R. Carter, Jr. to outline the latest improvements from the...

NIPSCO executive Michael Suggs featured in African American Career World Magazine

By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Operations Integration and Strategy Director for Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) Michael Suggs says he is not sure...

USDOT Awards INDOT $40 million for Interstate 65 Expansion Projects

The Indiana Department of Transportation will receive two Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grants totaling $40 million, the U.S. Department of Transportation...