Current or emerging small business owners can learn how to obtain seed money for their business by attending the Small Business Innovation Research Workshop hosted by Purdue University Northwest’s Commercialization and Manufacturing Excellence Center Tuesday, June 13. The workshop is intended for any small business owner or principal investigator who...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Some 20 years ago, Patrick Broden discovered the love he had for artistic designing so he enrolled in school to further his skills. Now after years of furthering his artistry Broden has now started his own business designing T-shirts under the name Tension Design. He...
  The Gary Chamber of Commerce recently announced one of the featured speakers for the 3rd Annual World Civility Day – one of the Nation’s experts on Civility, Dr. Carolyn J. Lukensmeyer, Executive Director, National Institute for Civil Discourse. The organization works to reduce political dysfunction and incivility in the...
According to the Northwest Indiana Workforce Board (NWIWB), many who have been incarcerated and are released from the judicial systems are finding it challenging to return to the workforce. Debi Baughman, chair of the NWIWB, said that according to the Department of Corrections, reintegrating returning citizens into society, and...
Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana will work alongside Lowe’s volunteers and all-female construction crews for Habitat for Humanity’s 10th annual National Women Build Week, May 6-14. Habitat’s National Women Build Week invites women to help make a difference and devote at least one day to help build decent...
East Chicago, Indiana, Mayor Anthony Copeland and Manhattan Mechanical Services kick off construction at 3450 Michigan Avenue Manhattan is a heavy industrial mechanical contractor providing services to oil refineries, chemical plants, steel mills, paper mills and other heavy industrial operations. The new facility will consist of offices, fabrication shop, craft...
NIPSCO natural gas residential customers can expect their overall bills during this year’s winter heating season to be less when compared to last year, based on the continued low cost of natural gas and assuming normal weather and usage. Over the course of the upcoming five-month winter heating season —...
By Delta Jones-Walker May I be candid? If you died today, would your money outlive you? To put it in simpler terms, would you have funds and assets in place to leave a financial legacy for your spouse, partner, children or other designated beneficiaries? So many times we promise ourselves...
U-Haul Company of Indiana, Inc. recently announced the addition of GPA Auto Body as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer to serve the Gary community. GPA Auto Body at 3595 Broadway will offer U-Haul trucks, trailers, towing equipment, support rental items and in-store pick-up for boxes. Hours of operation for U-Haul rentals are...
Part I By Dr. John E. Warren, Intergovernmental Affairs Contributing , Writer to NNPA On Tuesday March 28, 2017, The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency downgraded Wells Fargo Bank’s rating from an “Outstanding” to a “Needs to Improve” rating which the bank had previously enjoyed under the Community Reinvestment Act. The Office...