Category Archives: Business

BP To Donate Fuel to Medical Workers & First Responders

     BP continues supporting first responders, doctors, nurses and medical workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic by announcing a discount of up to 15 cents per gallon on every fill up at bp and Amoco stations for sixty days. Program sign up is available through bp.com/localheroes and rewards can be used at…

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Local Puzzle Store Booming Cause of Covid-19

     What started out as a passion a few years ago, has turned into a phenomenon during the Covid-19 outbreak. “We Can’t keep puzzles on the shelf,” stated Joel Bender, owner of Mindbenders puzzles and games. “In fact, we have started a waiting list,” he continued.      Take a stroll or cruise along…

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Breaking News: Railcats Suspend 2020 Season

The Gary SouthShore RailCats announced that their 2020 season is suspended to due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Opening Day, originally scheduled for May 22nd, was initially postponed on April 21st.  “While we are disappointed that there will not be RailCats baseball at the Steel Yard this summer, safety is our top priority,” said RailCats General…

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Breaking News – Indiana Not Moving to Stage 5

   Indiana will not be moving to Stage 5 of its “Back on Track” plan on July 4th  Gov. Holcomb announced Wednesday.  Instead, according to a new Executive Order, a “Stage 4.5” will hold for the next two weeks. Holcomb began Wednesday’s briefing by announcing that there’s been an “uptick” in the state’s COVID-19 cases.…

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Best Accessories to Enhance Men's Style

Best Accessories to Enhance Men’s Style

Whether you want it or not, you have a personal style. Some people work hard to develop a style; others don’t care about it. But if you don’t care—make no mistake—it shows. Now, if you’re reading this article, you probably want to make some improvements in your appearance. A great style starts with your outfit,…

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3 Essential Jobs You Haven’t Thought Of

3 Essential Jobs You Haven’t Thought Of

Though some nonessential Indiana and Illinois workers are returning to work as the state initiates reopening measures, many remain at home. Companies all over the country often encourage employees to work from home, perhaps even to the end of the year, in an effort to reduce person-to-person contact. Meanwhile, essential workers remain on the job.…

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Stage 4 Begins June 12th!

Stage 4 is 75% Capacity for Most Venues GUIDELINES FOR ALL HOOSIERS • Hoosiers 65 and older and those with known high-risk medical conditions should adhere to social distancing guidelines and remain cautious at work and in their communities • Continue remote work as needed • Face coverings are recommended • Social gatherings of up…

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Local Portable Sinks Help Fight Covid-19

     Pratt’s Direct is a small, family-operated company that has been, in and around, the food concession business for 10 years. In the past, Pratt’s has operated a home town, brick and mortar ice cream shop. They have also been involved with several community farmer’s markets, where they provided a hand- scooped ice cream…

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Three Local Agencies Come Together to Help Seniors During Covid-19

– Legacy Foundation (with the support of the Knight Foundation Fund), Foundations of East Chicago, and Crown Point Community Foundation have collectively pledged $15,000 to Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana to provide delivery of nutritious meals for area seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic. “We recognize that area seniors continue to need wholesome food and…

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Franciscan Health Fitness Centers Make PPE Equipment

     Coworkers and staff across Franciscan Health Fitness Centers have pulled together, with the generous support of Tonn and Blank Construction, to produce much needed PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) for Franciscan Health staff to use during this period of short supply. Workstations were set up in both the Chesterton and Schererville Clubs with social…

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