Lowe’s team joins in 10th annual National Women Build Week

Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana will work alongside Lowe’s volunteers and all-female construction crews for Habitat for Humanity’s 10th annual National Women Build...

Indiana could add nearly 215,000 jobs under Clinton

Hillary for Indiana today is announcing new analysis that shows Indiana could add nearly 215,000 jobs under Hillary Clinton's economic plans, while it could...

First Black-owned pet store opens in Gary

Another indicator of the city’s ongoing growth and attractiveness to businesses was the opening of All Pet Supplies, which took place on February 23,...

Uber and Lyft to stay in Chicago after compromised ordinance passes

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader A controversial ordinance that would have been damaging to the African American community was severely modified and passed by...

Small Business Program Expands

Mayor Rahm Emanuel recently announced three new partners have joined the city’s Small Business Opportunity Centers (SBOC) program, which now features 11 centers throughout...

Civil rights, legal and consumer groups urge CFPB to get debt...

By Charlene Crowell When it comes to consumer complaints on credit and lending, debt collection generates more criticism than any other industry. This $13 billion...

IU Northwest plans career fair for community and campus

The Office of Career Services at Indiana University Northwest invites the campus and community to skills workshops designed to help professionals succeed. To prepare...

Nike kicks off summer with reunion of local student athletes

By the end of June, it’s safe to say most students will be well on their way to enjoying some kind of summer vacation....

Mayor Freeman-Wilson lays out agenda for 2018

By David Denson, Gary Crusader Building programs initiated during the previous year, along with efforts to enhance city services and economic development will continue to...

Local eatery finds new life on Broadway

By Michelle Bass, Gary Crusader Walking into J's Breakfast Club during its grand opening on Thursday, June 1, you could feel the energy as cooks...