The Bookworn Sez – “Butterflies on the First Day of School”

By Annie Silvestro, illustrated by Dream Chen c.2019, Sterling $16.95 / $22.95 Canada 32 pages Your new backpack can’t hold another thing. There are tissues in there, in case you...

Third edition of ‘Gary: A Pictorial History’ is available now

The Katie Hall Educational Foundation, Inc. proudly joins with the Art, Culture & History Committee of the Gary, Indiana Common Council in offering for...

Pre-registration has begun for Back-To-School Jamboree 3-on-3 B-Ball Tournament

State Rep. Vernon G. Smith (D-Gary) said pre-registration for the Back-to-School Three-on-Three Basketball Tournament is underway. The tournament will begin at 8:30 a.m. and...

Vendors needed for Seasonal Farmer’s Market at National Park  

The National Park Service is seeking regional vendors as part of a small farmer’s market at Indiana Dunes National Park’s Chellberg Farm on Fridays...

FSSA names new leadership team for the Division of Mental Health and...

The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration recently announced that Zionsville resident Jay Chaudhary, J.D., will serve as the next director of the Indiana...

United Way AmeriCorps program seeks residents to serve

The United Way AmeriCorps program of Northwest Indiana is looking for residents to support community initiatives in Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Starke, and Marshall Counties. The...

32 victims sickened by ethylene oxide file new lawsuit against Sterigenics

Victims filed 32 new lawsuits against Sterigenics over exposure to cancer causing chemical ethylene oxide on Monday. The suits add to the 11 that have...

Residents grow more vocal about Roosevelt

Demands for documentation and second walk-through at community meeting, but emergency manager remains silent about it By Erick Johnson Residents and alumni of Gary’s storied Roosevelt...

Will more Walgreens stores close in Black neighborhoods?

Retailer to close 200 more stores but not saying where Crusader Staff Report Walgreens recently announced plans to shutter 200 stores in the U.S. as the...

The African Pride Gospel Superfest on TV One

TV One will air The African Pride Gospel Superfest on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 7 p.m. ET/6C followed by an encore presentation at...