By Joseph Zeballos-Roig, Business Insider Sen. Mitt Romney rolled out a plan on Monday to send a one-time, $1,000 check to every American adult. The aim is to increase spending during the coronavirus outbreak. The 2012 Republican presidential candidate applauded the House coronavirus response package in a press release. But he...
5th annual campaign aims to raise funds to deliver 13,000 meals and wellness checks About 70 people gathered at Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana to officially launch Light the Night for Senior Hunger, Powered by NIPSCO. The year-end campaign is underway to raise funds to deliver nutritious meals to...
January marked the ReStore’s two-year anniversary at the newest location in Merrillville. This is the second ReStore in Northwest Indiana since the Griffith store opened in 2005. ReStore is a thrift shop built on donations from the public and big box stores. They aim to reuse and recycle materials that...
At the recent Rainbow PUSH Wall Street Project Economic Summit, hundreds of experts from Wall Street, corporate America, sports, hip-hop, the religious community and Africa came together to address how to fight racial and economic injustices in corporate America. There were titans of tech and powerful politicians, investors and...
After decades of operating as a dry cleaner and years of being unsuitable for redevelopment, EnviroForensics has successfully remediated contamination at the former Family Pride Laundry located at 600 N. Main Street in Crown Point, Indiana. More traditional cleanup techniques can take between five and seven years to complete...
By Sharon Fountain For some time now, the population in Chicago has been on a steady decline. In the latest U.S. Census data on net population, researchers looked deeper and discovered not everyone was leaving the state. Many of the high-income earners were relocating to Chicago’s downtown leading to the...
Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU), a full-line material handling solutions provider of forklifts and related equipment, announced plans to strengthen its workforce in Columbus, creating up to 71 new high-wage jobs by 2019. “Indiana’s economy is built for growing companies like TMHU,” said Governor Mike Pence. “TMHU chose to...
Part II: NNPA By Dr. John E. Warren, Publisher, San Diego Voice & Viewpoint Newspaper Intergovernmental Affairs Contributing Writer During the last 10 years, a reported 109 lawsuits have been filed against Wells Fargo Bank covering 43 subject areas. Some of these are: Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Breach...
The Illinois Committee on Black Concerns in Higher Education (ICBCHE) recently took note of the unprecedented number of African American women leading higher education institutions in the State of Illinois. Customarily, white men overwhelmingly represent the face of college/university presidents. 75% of college presidents are men, leaving the remaining...
You’ll never know where you’re going, unless you first know where you’ve been. Designers of the “Our History Today!” calendar say make 2017 your year of self-pride, and acquire timeless knowledge, through use of the calendar. The Educational Network publishes the “Our History Today! An African-American Journey” Black history calendar...