West Side Theater Guild TV in partnership with the Gary Community School Corporation (GCSC) recently debuted the TV series, “A Day in the District.” This program was developed to increase community engagement and awareness of the changes and improvements happening within Gary’s public school system. The series, hosted by the...
The Indiana VEX Robotics State Championship will be hosted virtually, March 6 where the top 245 Indiana teams from elementary, middle, and high schools will compete to advance to the VEX Robotics World Championship 2021. Indiana has more elementary and middle schools participating in VEX IQ robotics programs than any...
By Troy Schulz Zenger News As Hyundai North America’s first Black chief communications officer, Dana W. White knows what it is like to have two feet in two worlds. “Growing up I always knew about the power of communication, the power of words,” she said, talking about her childhood in Charlottesville, Virginia....
Dollar General announces its store at 1301 Broadway in Gary is now open. Normal hours of operation may be found online here or through the Dollar General app. Dollar General stores are proud to provide area residents with a convenient store to purchase household essentials including food, cleaning supplies, paper products,...
By Keaundrey Clark Gary, Indiana, and Northwest Indiana as a whole, is getting a lesson about the business world as local leaders will be offering Gary natives a full-day workshop designed to help business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs and budding leaders build their brands while embracing a healthy lifestyle of eating...
“The tide recedes but leaves behind bright seashells on the sand, the sun goes down but gentle warmth still lingers on the land. The music stops, and yet echoes on in sweet refrains...for every joy that passes, something beautiful remains.” –Something Beautiful Remains by Martha Vashti Pearson Ronald Bruce Hanley...
By Hazel Trice Edney   It was around 10 am about six months ago, August 18, 2020. Jamie and Tonya Nash and their two sons were in class and at work inside their house in Newnan, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta. It was a scene being played out in millions of...
Legislation authored by State Rep. Earl Harris Jr. (D-East Chicago) to expand economic, education and food access in urban areas through agriculture passed through the House with bipartisan support. House Bill 1283 provides for the creation of urban agricultural zones, which allow for the cultivation, processing, and distributing of food...
100 Restaurateurs in 5 Cities Will Participate in Eight-Week Long Curriculum and Receive a $20,000 Grant DoorDash announced its Main Street Strong Accelerator Program, an initiative providing financial support and specialized educational resources to women-, immigrant- and people of color-owned businesses, who have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Developed in close collaboration...
NIPSCO is accepting applications for its environmental action grant to support local nonprofit organizations with environmental stewardship initiatives through April 2, 2021. In its sixth year, NIPSCO’s Environmental Action Grant continues a tradition of funding restoration and education projects throughout northern Indiana. “This program is an integral part of our...