Learning to obtain small business seed funding

Current or emerging small business owners can learn how to obtain seed money for their business by attending the Small Business Innovation Research Workshop...

Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson Hosts Community Meetings In First District

Business owners and residents encouraged to attend Gary, Indiana-Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson will host a series of community meetings over the coming months to share information...

Mayor subpoenaed for financial transfer

Crusader Staff Report Tensions are rising at City Hall, where Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and several top officials are being subpoenaed by the city council, which...

Rozelle Hammonds finally hangs up Esquire Men’s Store

By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader At the age of 15 Rozelle Hammonds began working at a men’s clothing store in the midtown section of...

NIPSCO to Utilize Drone Technology to inspect power lines

Advanced technology to capture high-quality, actionable data in support of system modernization In an effort to continually improve service to its customers, NIPSCO announces the...

Taylor Electric Company celebrates 95 years as Black owned firm

Taylor Electric Company is celebrating its 95th anniversary in the construction business this year. Founded in 1922 by Sam Taylor, Taylor Electric performed light...

Gary’s natives succeed in automotive business world

By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Carlton L. Guthrie is co-chairman and president of Detroit Chassis LLC and its parent company, Spectra LLC headquartered in...

CHA board approves combined redevelopment of senior apartments

Unique development will upgrade Edith Spurlock Sampson Senior Apartments and bring new family housing to the North Side community The Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) Board...

Lessons for those Looking to Start a Business

Statistics show that in the long run, business owners tend to make more money. The startup costs and growing pains may serve as initial...

Black Real Estate Brokers Honor Rep. Ford

State Representative La Shawn K. Ford was honored at the recent “Unveiling the Mask of Home Ownership” event hosted by the Dearborn Realtist Board....