Join in the celebration of Earth Day with the annual Green Gary celebration on Saturday, April 29, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education and at Marquette Park in Gary, Indiana. This free event features lots of fun and family-friendly activities. This...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Serenity House Inc., a well-known sober meeting facility in Gary, began in 1978 as Serenity Club, Inc. Started by two recovering alcoholics, Mozell Haymon and the late Henry J. Johnson, Serenity House Inc. will celebrate its 39th anniversary at a banquet on Saturday April...
By Sharon Fountain, Chicago Crusader Although most often applied to people, the old adage, “With age comes wisdom,” thanks to numerous research studies, has proven to be true. Research findings often describe the ability of seniors 60 and older to solve problems, make compromise, recognize their limitations and offer insight...
The world is filled with spectacular fountains that boast a variety of characteristics to accompany these beautiful monuments—some simple, some complicated. These ageless shrines are testaments to mankind’s belief that wishes can come true with every coin toss. BMO Harris Bank recently unveiled the BMO200 Fountain on April 13 in...
Beyond the Rhetoric By Harry C. Alford On April 14, 2017, Aurelia Jane Priscilla Stuart DeBow was declared deceased. It was a very quiet departure and I am certain that St. Peter stated, “Job well done, come on in.” She will be greatly missed by her six children: Jane, Charles III,...
The 100 Black Men of Chicago, Inc. (100BMC), the areas preeminent organization focused on mentoring African American youth, will host their 20th Annual Benefit & Awards Gala on May 6, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. Keynoting the event will be Dr. George Fraser, CEO of FraserNet, Inc., a global networking...
By Ciara Smith, Gary Crusader World Civility Day took Northwest Indiana by storm on April 13. Guests from 14 states, eight nations, and several school systems were welcomed to the region to celebrate festivities geared towards inspiring a kinder world, national and local communities. “Gary, Indiana affects the entire world. Gary...
By Crystal Lynn, Chicago Crusader Asia's Dance Factory (ADF), one of Gary’s only competitive dance teams, has been diligently practicing and the hard work has paid off! The 2016-2017 competition, performance, and mini teams have wrapped up a successful year with multiple wins. The season jumped off with an opening...
The Edgewater Systems monthly staff meeting was not a routine meeting in March for the 135 employees—it was a celebration. On March 31 the management at Edgewater Systems recognized its employees with 20-40 years of service. The staff met at the Edgewater Resource Center, 1100 W. 6th Ave. in Gary...
By Coach Earl H. Smith, Jr. In a lifetime one is often asking the question about their destiny? I can only believe that a destiny has no timetable. Robert “Bob” Stearns will be inducted into the Indiana High School Football Hall of Fame on May 7, 2017. It is considered an...