Wednesday, March 3, 2021
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...
By Will Jones, ABC7 A new program is being launched in Gary to provide some residents with extra income with no strings attached for a year. Burgess Peoples is the executive director of the Guaranteed Income Validation Effort. The pilot program will provide a $500 monthly income to 125 residents for...
By Clare Foran, Annie Grayer, Kristin Wilson and Lauren Fox, CNN The House of Representatives voted early Saturday morning to approve President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion pandemic aid package, a major step toward enacting the first legislative priority of the new administration as the devastating fallout from the spread of Covid-19...
A bill proposed by state lawmaker Rep. Attica Scott required more police accountability, but unfortunately languishes in the House. By Charise Frazier, NewsOne Kentucky legislators unanimously voted to approve a bill that would restrict the usage of “no-knock” warrants on Thursday, in an increasing effort to prohibit excessive force  policies evoked...
Crusader Staff Report On February 18, 2021, Representative Greg Porter, (D-Indianapolis), was booed by his Republican colleagues for his warning that a bill, HB 1367, which would allow students in St. Joseph County Township to leave the South Bend Community Schools—which are racially diverse—to join a school system that is...
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...
By Lolly Bowean  In her more than 50 years of working at The Chicago Crusader newspaper, Dorothy Leavell can vividly remember the pulsating energy of the newsroom as reporters covered the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s visit to Marquette Park in 1966. She can instantly recall the rush of excitement...
With final funds provided by the Legacy Foundation, Lakeshore Public Media announced recently that it has completed the final phase of its critical system infrastructure upgrades. In late 2020, the public broadcaster began work to implement the final step of its two-stage plan to install electrical systems and equipment upgrades...
The West Side Leadership Academy Varsity Football team is holding a fundraiser for new uniforms. The community is invited to contribute through the fundraising site, givebutter.com where 99.5% of the proceeds go directly to the purchase of the uniforms. So far, the fundraiser has more than 130 supporters, and 30%...