Summer Madness Concert and All School Alumni Weekend

By Louise Scott, Gary Crusader The weekend of July 30th in the City of Gary will be one to remember as the Summer Madness Concert...

Deadline nears to vote for Parkway Gardens activist

Crusader staff report The deadline to vote online for Parkway Gardens activist Jennifer Maddox for CNN’s annual Hero of the Year award is Tuesday, December...

A special bond marks a historic milestone

By Erick Johnson, Gary Crusader While one suffered from white flight and segregation, the other stepped in and crusaded for integration and equal opportunities for...

NiSource president to keynote Gary Chamber of Commerce Luncheon

The Gary Chamber of Commerce will hold its Monthly General Membership Meeting/Luncheon on Monday, February 12, 2018, 12:00 Noon at The Gary SouthShore RailCats...

McDonald’s owners to donate 2,000 turkeys to Chicagoland residents

On Wednesday, November 16th the Black McDonald’s Operators Association of Chicago and Northwest Indiana (BMOA) kicked-off their 17th Annual “Food for the Body &...

AFRICAN AMERICAN DESIGNERS IN CHICAGO: ART, COMMERCE AND THE POLITICS OF...

October 27, 2018–March 3, 2019   The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) recently announced its presentation of African American Designers in Chicago: Art, Commerce...

Workout class works to support women in personal and professional goals

By Crystal Lynn, Gary Crusader A popular dance cardio class in Gary is breaking the mold in its approach to health. Hip Hop Cardio focuses...

Actor Danny Glover to keynote One Church One School Gala -Oct....

One Church One School Community Partnership (OCOS) celebrates 25 years of achievement at its 20th National Conference October 24-26, 2018 at the Hilton Chicago/Oak...

Soup Kitchen and Clothes Give Away

Every Saturday from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. the Trinity United Church of Christ-Gary serves hot meals in its Chakula Kitchen and Somebody’s Clothing Closet...

Temporary road closures along SR 55 (Cleveland Street) closures in Gary...

NIPSCO Officials have released the following information regarding road closures in the city through September. Road closures will continue in Gary and on portions of...