Give consumers their day in court: Hold financial services accountable

By Charlene Crowell Whenever consumers open a new credit account, borrow a loan or begin contract financial services, it’s a sure bet that there will...

Pastor Acree to open “Avenue Dogs” restaurant in Austin

By Chinta Strausberg Known for saving souls, Pastor Ira Acree who heads the Greater St. John Bible Church and is co-chairman of the Leaders Network, on...

Lakeshore PBS awarded $50,000 from NIPSCO and NiSource Charitable Foundation

Representatives from NIPSCO and the NiSource Charitable Foundation, the philanthropic arm of NIPSCO’s parent company, presented Lakeshore PBS with a combined $50,000 donation (at...

Nation’s largest student loan servicer charged borrowers too much

By Charlene Crowell The financial futures of more than 12 million federal and private student loan borrowers who collectively owe approximately $300 billion is at...

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...

Methodist Hospitals Exec To Address Chamber Monthly Luncheon

The Gary Chamber of Commerce will hold its Monthly General Membership Luncheon on Monday, July 10, 2017, 12:00 Noon at The SouthShore RailCats Administration Bldg.,...

Local Author and Entrepreneur to Bring Literary Powerhouses Together for Summer...

Author, radio personality, entrepreneur and founder of the Northwest Social Network Crystal Lynn O'Brien is bringing together diverse thought leaders, young professionals and literary...

Two companies team up to share work place success advice

A consortium of business leaders from throughout Northwest Indiana had the opportunity to learn from two businesses that have been named the “Best Place...

100 Black Men and GM encourage STEM careers

By Brelaun Douglas (NNPA/DTU Fellow, Atlanta Voice) In an effort to boost minority participation in science and technology, 100 Black Men of America recently hosted...

Gary Parks Department announces its Food Truck Festival – July 13

The Gary Parks Department will host its first ever “I Love My City” Food Truck Block Festival that will feature some of the best...