A risky flight and a loving family during the pandemic

Sharon Joy Washington in 2019 graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from Florida A&M University. Washington served as a 2019 summer intern...

Opportunity Enterprises seeks 600 volunteers for Annual Packathon event

Giving back feels so good, and what more fun way is there to give back than with 600 of your closest friends and community...

Gary Crusader columnist Vernon Williams is diversity champion honoree

Recorder Media Group recognizes 16 honorees This year, the 15th annual Champions of Diversity Awards Dinner will continue its tradition of honoring individuals and organizations...

Adults behaving badly create children mimicking the worst of our society

By Vernon A. Williams This is not rocket science. Incivility, hostility and racial intolerance is rising sharply among high school students at the same rate of...

Cafeteria manager receives 10-year prison sentence for enslaving mentally challenged Black...

Bobby Paul Edwards was also ordered to pay $273,000 in restitution for the inhumane treatment of John Christopher Smith. By Kia Morgan Smith, The Grio Justice...

Syracuse University Suspends Fraternity Activities After Members Yelled N-Word At Black...

Ten racist incidents were reported so far this month. By Vanessa Etienne, BET Syracuse University suspended all fraternity activities for the remainder of the semester on...

The African Children’s Choir to perform in Portage – Sept. 29

The African Children’s Choir melts the hearts of audiences with their charming smiles, beautiful voices and lively African songs and dances. The program features...

CATS Is More Than A Lot of Fur and Purring

By Bonnie DeShong There are several stage productions that I love so much I will see over, and over again.  I saw THE WIZ thirty-five...

Unity in Our Community Week Volunteer Projects Now Live!

Lake Area United Way’s Unity in Our Community Week will take place August 5 through August 9. Unity in Our Community is a week...

INFO’s Imogene Harris leaves a journalism legacy

Contributed By The 411 News Businesswoman, journalist, wife, mom, and educator Imogene Harris, who founded Gary’s INFO Newspaper has died, family members announced July 22. She...