A rich past, but a bleak future

By Erick Johnson, Gary Crusader For nearly a century, it stood on West 25th Avenue producing a distinguished crop of prominent alumni who built powerful...

Councilman may take his oath of office in jail

Robert Battle Robert Battle, a councilman for East Chicago starts the new year in federal custody, awaiting trial this summer on drug and homicide charges. But...

Gary flies high in 2015

MAYOR KAREN-FREEMAN Wilson on July 10 led a ribbon cutting ceremony to open the new runway at the Gary/Chicago International Airport. The opening was...

New Year’s Resolutions for Black America 2016

Whenever we begin a new calendar year, it can be useful to make New Year’s Resolutions to prioritize and focus for the immediate future....

Lake County Assessor reflects on first year in office

Lake County Assessor Jerome Prince Lake County Assessor Jerome Prince says his first year in office has exceeded his imagination. Prince said he improved operations by...