Indiana’s Loan Repayment Assistance Program for Mental Health and Addiction Professionals is currently accepting applications to provide loan repayment assistance to eligible psychiatrists, addiction psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric nurses (including psychiatric nurse practitioners), addiction counselors and mental health professionals. Applications must be submitted by February 15, 2016, for consideration and...
LAKE COUNTY ASSESSOR Hearing Officer Terrance Durousseau, Chief Deputy LaTonya Spearmen and Lake County Assessor Jerome Prince. Terrance Durousseau and LaTonya Spearman may have different stories as employees of the Lake County Assessor’s Office, but one thing they have in common is that they are fully committed to their jobs. Terrance...
CORY WILLIAMS (right) helping Santa’s helpers organize and distribute the $10,000 in toys donated this year to make the Christmas brighter for children. Thanks to a special friend ‘Twas four-days before Christmas, and Father Michael L. Pfleger and his helpers were busy unpacking more than $10,000 worth of donated toys for...
HONORABLE DOROTHY BROWN (second from right), Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County, is joined by Stephanie Truax (far right) of La Rabida’s Children’s Hospital’s Major Gifts Office, and representing Advocate Children’s Hospital (left to right) Emily Vernon, Development Coordinator, and Melissa Cavanaugh, Manager of Child Life Services Over...
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...
PUBLISHER DOROTHY R. LEAVELL (Chicago Crusader) with Jackie and Peter Holsten, President of Holsten Real Estate Development. Photo by Bob Black The Woodlawn community received a huge shot in the arm on November 20 with the reopening of The Historic Strand at 6321 South Cottage Grove. The occasion was recognized...
A little girl accepts the invitation from Santa Claus to sit on his lap and tell him how much it means to her to receive a new bicycle for Christmas at the “Toys For Kids That Santa Forgot” last year. This year Santa will be there once again as...
John Steele (right) is welcomed into the neighborhood by Clem Allen (left) without any issues of color to the west side of Gary. John Steele and his grandmother’s 99-year-old best friend who he has cared for all his life, needed to move out of Niles, Michigan because according to him...
Photo by Chinta Strausberg Vow to dump Alvarez Saying getting rid of Police Supt. Garry McCarthy is not enough, several ministers are revving up for a massive voter registration drive in hopes of defeating State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez and any other elected official involved in the cover-up of the police video...
Girl Scout Troop 30029 Christmas Caroling the Residents of Aperion Care – Members of Girl Scout Troop 30029 walked the halls of Aperion Care Nursing Home singing Christmas songs to the residents to lift their spirits. (Photo by Ted Brown) Members of Girls Scout Troop Number 30029 have gotten in...