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,...

A world-class airport gets a world-class website

The Gary/Chicago International Airport (GYY) announced the launch of its new, user friendly website to support the world-class airport. The airport also changed its...

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...

National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum announces

Outstanding local women in business, technology, education and labor, an iHeart Radio executive, and a longtime elected state official are among the honorees to...

PUSH holds graduation ceremony for 100 flaggers

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader The Rainbow PUSH Coalition last Saturday held a graduation ceremony at the Rainbow PUSH Coalition headquarters for 100 people who...

Opportunity Enterprises seeks 500 Packathon volunteers

The second Saturday after Labor Day has become synonymous with Opportunity Enterprises’ Annual Packathon. At least 500 volunteers are needed to make this giant...

It’s Time…Your Financial Advisor Awaits

By Delta Jones-Walker, Gary Crusader “I can’t afford it,” “I do pretty well managing my own finances,” “I will look into it when I’m older.”...

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...

Gary mayor joins DC Mayor Bowser as part of health summit

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and Washington, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser hosted other Mayors, leaders, and experts from across the country for DC’s first Maternal...

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...