In anticipation of the upcoming 33rd Chicago Gospel Music Festival June 1-2, the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) recented announced the ChicagoMade Gospel Music Artists & Repertoire (A&R) Auditions on Saturday, March 10, 6–9 p.m.,...
Sieon C. Roberts Sr. knows firsthand what it is like to experience the trauma of growing up without a biological father present. However, he has grown from pain to purpose by doing the inside work of healing from the...
Crusader staff report The family of an elderly woman who was brutally murdered last month is not giving up the search for her killer and hopes that a $20,000 reward would help bring help for their loved one. Chicago police discovered...
Lake Superior Court Judge Calvin D. Hawkins has been appointed interim pastor of the St. Timothy Community Church in Gary. "We are happy to announce the appointment of Judge Hawkins to serve as interim pastor of our congregation. We need...
By Dezimon Alicea, Gary Crusader Churches have been a major part of Gary, Indiana for decades. The Black church and the culture that comes with it is as much a part of Gary as the Steel Mills. This is a...
By Dezimon Alicea, Gary Crusader Entrepreneurship is a growing trend in the Northwest Indiana area. I have done several articles on people who find the inspiration to begin or grow their businesses. According to Small Business Advocacy.gov, there are a...
The celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Day hosted by the city of Gary was different this year. As spirit filled as always, this year, the service on January 21 was held at the New Mt. Moriah Baptist...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Through 12 pastors, two locations and three name changes St. Timothy Community Church has been an icon in the City of Gary for 90 years. Its longevity is being recognized with several months of...
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) Commissioner Timothy Bradford passed away on December 1, 2017. He was elected to the MWRD Board of Commissioners in 2014 and served as Chairman of the Ethics and Federal Legislation Committees,...
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...