Pre-Bid Conference September 4, 2019 - Bid Submission Deadline September 20, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. CT The General Contractor for Broadway Lofts Apartment Building is seeking bids from qualified bidders to perform work on a new 3-story residential property in downtown Gary.  The project will additionally include construction of commercial...
Incident Caught on Camera Months after Tragic Shooting of Black Woman in Same Texas City By Jeffrey L. Boney, NNPA Newswire Contributor Police brutality…Will it ever end? All eyes across the nation have been on the city of Baytown, Texas, ever since an unarmed Black woman, 44-year-old Pamela Turner, was shot to...
The chair of a citizen's police review board demands consequences. By Royce Dunmore, NewsOne Two Fort Lauderdale cops were enjoying their attacks on protestors and the whole ordeal was caught on body camera footage. According to Miami Herald, the two police officers laughed and joked after they shot protestors with rubber bullets...
The Democratic presidential hopeful also introduced a plan to help fund Black business owners. By Alanna Vagianos, Huffington Post Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) rolled out two policy plans Friday morning aimed at closing the wealth gap for Black Americans. Harris said in a press release that if elected president, she will invest...
Mayor Jerome A. Prince on March 6 announced he signed an executive order launching a new initiative to significantly increase the amount of goods and services the city buys from state-certified Minority, Women and Veteran Business Enterprises. Called the “Make Opportunities Viable and Equitable” program, or M.O.V.E., the new initiative...
The Gary Chamber of Commerce will hold its General Membership Meeting/Luncheon at 12:00 Noon on Monday, August 8, 2016 at the Gary South Shore RailCats Administration Building, One Stadium Plaza, 2nd Floor in Gary. The guest speaker will be David D. Coulson, Senior Special Agent with the Federal Bureau...
AS FINANCIAL WOES plague the Genesis Convention Center, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson has pledged to steer more business opportunities to the struggling facility. Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, along with City Council members announced they will no longer support any events held outside the city limits that could have been held at...
By Ciara Smith, Gary Crusader After becoming the flashpoint for the opioid epidemic in 2015, Indiana may finally be getting the Syringe Exchange Programs it needs. Indiana State Health Commissioner Jerome M. Adams, M.D., M.P.H., testified on March 22 in favor of House Bill 1438, that would give local officials the...
The primary election season is here again. For the last few months, candidates have been engaged to get their message out to the voters. As has been the case in previous elections, voters have been asked to help bring about a change in how our system of government works...
Indiana WIC Clients instructed to discard Nutrition Education Plates Due to Potential Fire Hazard When Microwaved The Indiana Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program is instructing clients to immediately stop using divided plates that illustrate the recommended distribution of the four food groups following reports that two plates caught fire while...