Category : Midwest

Midwest / Ohio - 3 days ago

Over-the-Rhine economy booming, according to report

The Over-the-Rhine (OTR) Chamber of Commerce announced that nearly 40 new businesses have joined the dynamic dining, shopping and office sectors in OTR during 2017. Approximately 340 jobs were added this year – 144 of those jobs attributed to the ar...

Midwest / Illinois - 3 days ago

Pruitt quits but who will replace her?

Superintendent Cheryl Pruitt By Erick Johnson, Gary Crusader After years of frustration as head of Gary schools, Superintendent Cheryl Pruitt resigned Nov. 28, the latest casualty since the struggling school district was taken over by the state in...

Midwest / Illinois - 3 days ago

CPS students receive honors for painting history

NEARLY 30 CHICAGO students from five Far South Side high schools who painted the 111th St and South Cottage Grove Mural interpreting the Pullman community’s unique history designed by Rahmaan Statik, joined city officials Thursday night to dedic...

Midwest / Illinois - 3 days ago

GET READY FOR KWANZAA 2017

Dr. Conrad Worrill, Chicago Crusader In the wake of the rising re-emergence of the Black Student Movement in America, it is important that every segment of the African Community in America begin preparing for the Kwanzaa Season. It is estimated tha...

Midwest / Michigan - 4 days ago

These Are The Top 20 iPhone Apps Of 2017

Source: Carl Court / Getty Bitmoji topped Apple’s list of iOS apps for 2017. The app’s explosive growth is thanks in large part to its integration in Snapchat, who fell from number one to two on the list. Here’s the full list of the top 20 most...

Midwest / Ohio - 4 days ago

CAA leader announces retirement

Longtime president and CEO Gwen L. Robinson will step down this spring Gwen L. Robinson. Provided Gwen L. Robinson, president and CEO of the Community Action Agency – Cincinnati | Hamilton County (CAA), has announced she will retire in May 2018....