By Chinta Strausberg Addressing the lack of morals and character in society today, Spencer Leak, Sr., president, CEO A.R. Leak, is holding a gathering of community activists and religious leaders at 6 p.m., Thursday, May 23, at the House of...
One of northwest Indiana’s stalwart union leaders has passed. Lorenzo Crowell, Jr. who for years fought for and represented health care workers in multiple Midwestern states passed on Friday, May 10. For more than a year, he struggled with...
Social justice advocate and wife of noted civil rights activist Edwin C. “Bill” Berry Betsy G. Berry of Michigan City, Indiana peacefully passed away on April 26, 2019, at the age of 99. She spent an impressive lifetime dedicated to promoting...
Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, archbishop of Chicago, will ordain 23 permanent and transitional deacons at 10 a.m., on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Holy Name Cathedral, 735 North State Street, Chicago. The newly ordained deacons will be assigned to...
Community Renewal Society is convening its largest National Day of Prayer action to date. On Thursday, May 2, CRS is organizing “The Power of Prayer for Chicago,” during which participants will civically and civilly encircle City Hall, praying for...
Rev. Dr. John R. Porter dead at 87 The Reverend Dr. John R. Porter, Ph.D., (87) has died after a long battle with congestive heart failure. He passed away in his South Side home in the Hyde Park community of...
Veroniqca Kozel has encountered loss and heartbreak, but she has used that pain to motivate her in her position as event coordinator with Emma’s Footprints. Emma’s Footprints plans events and fundraisers for families who have babies in the neonatal intensive...
Dr. Yvon Jeune Nazon was a Renaissance Man Yvon Jeune Nazon, M.D., a board certified gynecologist, obstetrician and fertility specialist, and a member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, has died. Dr. Nazon was 92 years old. A medical...
Fred Marberry passed on March 21, 2019 in Robbins, IL, at the home he shared with his wife, Geta Aikens Marberry. Marberry was an inspiration and role model for his 10 children, and for many of his friends and relatives. He...
The Mission Ministry at Trinity Missionary Baptist Church in Gary will host a special program segment on Multiple Myeloma in recognition of Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month on Sunday, March 31st at 10:30 a.m. at 1831 Virginia St. in Gary. The...