Meet T.J. Chester and Darrell Hervey, duo behind The New Black Entertainment T.J. Chester and her husband Darrell Hervey are the duo behind The New Black Entertainment, a film and television production company based in Gary, Indiana. They’re set to begin filming their first movie “Running with Wolves” this month...
By Vernon A. Williams, Gary Crusader I was already in a funk over the abysmal state of the journalism profession and had every intention of writing this week’s column on the subject. I planned to write about how cable channel news is obsessed with politics and how the campaign of ideology...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader The Steel City Superstars left Gary at 4 a.m. for a two and a half hour bus trip to Hamilton, Indiana where they competed in the regional level of the Twirling Unlimited National Competition. They represented the city of Gary against 52 teams of...
Study ranks Gary 123 out of 127 Indiana cities Crusader Staff Report Gary residents are getting more sleep during the coronavirus pandemic, but the city ranks at the bottom compared to most Indiana cities, according to a survey by Sleepopolis, an online publication that aims to improve the quality of Zs...
The city of Gary will host a car show this year that will be held amidst the backdrop for the staging of the Chicago Air and Water Show. The 2019 Gary Car Show will be held Saturday, August 17th and Sunday, August 18th at the Gary/Chicago International Airport from...
Let the celebration begin is what family, friends and supporters did when they gathered at the home of Ronald Matlock, to celebrate two birthdays. The birthdate celebrants were former Mayor Richard Hatcher, who turned 84, and Real Estate Broker Angela Theus. They both celebrated their birthdays on July 10....
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader It has definitely been a horrific year for Gwendolyn Parker-Robinson after the passing of her husband Paul Anthony Robinson, licensed owner and funeral director of House of Robinson Funeral Home. Paul Robinson passed away after returning from officiating a funeral service, which unbeknown to...
Lake County Enters Phase Two of the State of Indiana’s Five-Phase Re-Opening Plan On Monday, May 11, Lake County began following phase two of the state of Indiana’s five-phase re-opening plan. With that, Southlake Mall is pleased to announce it will open and welcome the public back to...
The hearts of everyone in Gary was shaken by recent news that 22-year-old Diamond Christina Lewis was murdered. The father of her infant daughter, Kareem Jahbbar Willliams, 22, is being charged with the strangulation death of Lewis. Lewis, along with her infant, were reported missing on April 10 by her...
Time frame for distribution is 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.; Early Arrival Suggested Although Gary Schools being are physically closed due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the District is committed to making food available to students every Monday through the end of summer 2020. As GCSC distributes food items to youth...