Health Officials: No Reason to Believe General Public was Exposed The Illinois Emergency Management Agency and Cook County Department of Emergency Management and Regional Security are notifying the public that two staff members at a recent Multi-Agency Resource Center (MARC) in Harvey have subsequently tested positive for COVID-19. The individuals...
Wells Fargo Foundation has awarded Habitat for Humanity of NW Indiana with a $15,000 grant to build an affordable home in Lake Station. The funding is part of an $8.1 million donation to Habitat for Humanity International for capacity building and direct mission support to build, renovate and repair...
Free Curbside Testing; Mask-on, Violence Out Challenge Winners Announced Premier Urgent Care & OCC Health Center and P.O.P. on Youth Violence are partnering to present free COVID-19 curbside testing on Saturday September 5th from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at 1301 E. 47th Street, Bldg. #2. Prior to the testing,...
Owners Greg and Moni­ca Tatum want you to spend part of your Labor Day week­end at their trendy wine bar, Dialogue, 601 S. Lake St. in Gary’s Miller Beach commu­nity. The couple has planned a Paint & Sip, with a Motown theme for Saturday, Septem­ber 5 from 7:00 p.m....
IDOT, ISP, local police work to stop drunk and drugged driving, save lives As we head into the final big weekend of summer, the Illinois Department of Transportation is reminding motorists that drunk and drugged driving is literally a matter of life or death. To make our roads safer and...
By Stephanie Gadlin Special to the Crusader Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night may be able to slow the U.S. Postal Service (USPS), but federal cuts, a reduction in its workforce and an ineradicable pandemic have caused delays in mail delivery that has brought the service to...
Last week, West Side Leadership Academy senior Naomi Martin competed in the NAACP’s National ACTSO competition in the category of music earning a first-place gold medal. She played the piano in the classical music genre delivering a flawless rendition of “Rondo A Capriccio” by Ludwig van Beethoven op,129. Naomi...
The HistoryMakers The National Football League’s season is set to begin September 10, 2020, but the fate of 2020 college and high school football is uncertain, meaning there will be a lot less football to enjoy this fall. But let’s take a look to the early days of football where...
Application deadline for the 2021 BPM 360 Incubator+ is September 15 Black Public Media (BPM) is now accepting applications for the 2021 cohort of its 360 Incubator+ program. Created in 2014 to help BPM identify quality and innovative content by Black filmmakers, the 360 Incubator+ program is a three-month holistic...
By Rick Burke, Navy Office of Community Outreach CANADIAN ARCTIC - A 1997 Theodore Roosevelt High School graduate and native of Gary, Indiana, participated in Operation Nanook-Tuugaalik 2020, a multinational maritime exercise conducted in the Canadian Arctic, Aug 4 to 24. Petty Officer 1st Class Valerie J. Morgan is serving aboard...