Hair salon’s Share-A-Haircut program is in its 20th year On Monday, May 20, and Tuesday, May 21, Hair Cuttery and the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) are teaming up to raise awareness for domestic violence through Hair Cuttery’s Share-A-Haircut program. For every haircut purchased at one of the Hair Cuttery’s...
If you bought a Lucky Day Lotto ticket in Chicago, you may want to check it right away! A convenience store in Chicago sold a $1,050,000 winning Lucky Day Lotto ticket in the Friday, October 11, midday drawing. The winning ticket was purchased at Express Food Market, 1800 E. 87th St., in...
By Wanda “Sistah Soldier” Petty, President & CEO Exiting out of the military isn’t always easy. We spend two to 30 years of our adult life learning how to manage and complete projects or programs, with expectations of landing the right job when we transition as a civilian. We prepare through...
With the statewide moratorium on disconnecting electric and natural gas service during the COVID-19 pandemic scheduled to end August 14, NIPSCO is committed to assisting and providing its most flexible payment plan options to help those in need. NIPSCO voluntarily suspended late payment charges and shutoffs for nonpayment in response...
Think Tank Network Technology Group, a local business of 30 years located in Northwest Indiana, is helping to provide an alternative opportunity to high school students who are missing Prom 2020 by introducing “Virtual Prom Live: Bringing Prom Back to High Schools across the Country.” With school closures stretching from...
The NAACP Hammond Branch will host its 2019 Freedom Fund Luncheon Saturday, September 14 at the Dynasty Banquet Hall, 4141 Calumet Avenue, in Hammond. The NAACP Hammond Branch is a catalyst in promoting improvements to increase opportunity for all people. The Hammond Branch continues to work with every community...
Community Civility Counts will hold its third annual World Civility Day events on Thursday, April 12, 2018. A full-day of civility-themed activities and an awards dinner in the evening again will be held at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond and Avalon Manor in Merrillville. Community Civility Counts started as an...
State Rep. Vernon G. Smith (D-Gary) said the annual Spirit of Christmas Dinner will be held this year at the Genesis Convention Center, 1 Genesis Center Plaza in Gary. The Christmas Day dinner will be held from 1-4 p.m. “The Spirit of Christmas Dinner has grown throughout the years and become...
In recent weeks we have seen our country and the world respond to longstanding racism and police brutality by speaking out on social media and city streets. While social media has sparked a new form of activism in recent decades, taking to the streets is an ancient method for...
A Washington High School graduate and Gary, Ind. native is serving in the with Commander Strike Fighter Wing, U.S. Pacific Fleet (CSFWP). Airman Larry Coleman works as an aviation ordnanceman and operates out of Naval Air Station (NAS) Lemoore, California. Coleman is responsible for performing maintenance on jet engines. “I like working...