As children watched in amazement, National Lakeshore Park Ranger Shane Griffin shows them the skins of wildlife found in Miller Woods around the Douglas Environmental Center in Miller. Ranger Griffin brought skins of foxes, beavers, muskrats and coyotes for...
By Effie Rolfe Your reputation does not determine your destination. Why, because you are the sum total of your experiences. There are few people who would not welcome the chance to take a chunk of their life and erase certain...
By Chinta Strausberg While bowing to pressure and reversing his zero-tolerance border policy, on Wednesday Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. and a number of immigrant advocacy groups called on Congress to pass a law that would prevent separating families at...
By Louise Scott, Gary Crusader Although Unity Baptist Church is only eight years old, it has been able to purchase a building and pay off its mortgage in a short amount of time. The Unity church pastor and congregation now...
Entrepreneur and civic leader William “Bill” Mays, legislator William “Bill” Crawford, and popular radio host and journalist Amos Brown. This New Year’s Day, Christ Missionary Baptist Church will host its annual Emancipation Day Celeb-ration, themed “Three Wise Men,” dedicated primarily...
By Effie Rolfe God’s Plan is always Biggest and Greatest! It is bigger than NO. Oftentimes, getting a “No” is God’s “Yes” to the streams and doors he created just for you. As March, Women’s History Month comes to an end, I...
By Michelle Bass, Gary Crusader Rev. Charles L. Emery, Pastor of Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church in Gary, can tell you a few things about travel. Prior to visiting South America, Rev. Emery would usually travel to Middle Eastern countries like...
Corpus Christi Catholic Church will take its turn to celebrate and honor Fr. George Clements on his 60th year as a priest during its annual spring luncheon at the Parkway Ballroom, 4455 South Martin Luther King Dr., Sunday, May 21,...
Family, friends and fans of the legendary Chuck Barksdale of The Dells were joined by guests and music industry artists to celebrate the life of Chuck Barksdale of The Dells on Monday, May 20 at the Harold Washington Cultural...
Meals on Wheels’ annual “Dine with the Chefs” event will be held on Sunday, March 10, at Avalon Manor, located at 3550 E Lincoln Highway in Merrillville. Guests can enjoy hors d’oeuvres and cocktails at 11 a.m., followed by a...