Trying new vegetables can jump start healthy eating

Happy New Year! In my final column of 2019, I shared some healthy habits to kick off 2020. I want to build on those...

Healthcare Foundation of La Porte gives first Challenge Grant to...

On December 30, the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte (HFL) presented Ed Merrion of the Public Action Delivering Shelter (PADS) with a $100,000 check...

Out with the old year and in with the new; get...

By Vernon A. Williams For some people, 2019 was one of the best years of their life. For others, it was a nightmare that never...

Foundation’s annual donation is just in time for the New Year

Methodist Hospitals Foundation continued its holiday tradition of donating a one year’s supply of daily living necessities to support the Northwest Indiana Salvation Army’s...

Foundation stands up for premature babies at Community Hospital

One of Community Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit’s (NICU) smallest babies has returned and left a big mark on the hearts of the healthcare...

Annual event delivers on joy with more than toys

Aaliyah Stewart had a mission to give 1,500 Christmas gifts to children and December 22, 2019 her mission was accomplished. The 3rd Annual ASW...

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater NW Indiana partners with lo

Businesses from around Northwest Indiana came together recently to provide holiday meals to over 500 region families and continue an annual tradition. For nearly...

Forgiveness is rare phenomenon at times; sometimes sorry isn’t enough

By Vernon A. Williams With the hypocrisy and convenience of the “sorry card,” some reckless Americans are giving the word ‘forgiveness’ a bad name. To...

Jerome Prince is sworn in as Gary mayor

By Giavonni Nickson In a ceremony filled with pomp and speeches, Jerome Prince was sworn in as Gary’s 21st mayor during an electrifying ceremony Monday...

Richard Gordon Hatcher eulogized in fitting tribute

Family and friends along with residents, dignitaries, and the political community said goodbye to former Mayor Richard G. Hatcher on Saturday, December 21 at...