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Guild fundraising helps home care for children

Guild fundraising helps home care for children

EAST CHICAGO — The Guild of St. Joseph Home recently presented the Carmelite Home of East Chicago with a check for $33,000.

January 17, 2016 8:00 am Related
Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

The Times is celebrating our region's rich history. Check out the photos in our gallery at nwi.com and share an historic photo(s) with us toda…

January 14, 2016 12:00 am Related
ArcelorMittal warns of fraudulent job offers

ArcelorMittal warns of fraudulent job offers

Be wary if you're emailed a job offer at ArcelorMittal.

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I Too Sing America and library to host MLK celebration

East Chicago — In observance of Martin Luther King’s birthday, the I Too Sing America Organization of NWI Inc. will team up with the East Chic…

January 13, 2016 10:30 am Related
ArcelorMittal could idle some lines at Indiana Harbor

ArcelorMittal could idle some lines at Indiana Harbor

ArcelorMittal, one of Northwest Indiana's largest employers, may want to idle more operations at its steelmaking operations at Indiana Harbor …

January 12, 2016 1:00 pm Related

Urban League announces available scholarships

GARY — Urban League of Northwest Indiana is offering a number of scholarships to college-bound high school seniors.

January 11, 2016 3:00 pm Related
USW workers to start voting on U.S. Steel contract

USW workers to start voting on U.S. Steel contract

The United Steelworkers union is now mailing out ballots to U.S. Steel employees, including those at Gary Works, East Chicago Tin and the Midw…

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Quality rises as food drive changes format

Quality rises as food drive changes format

CROWN POINT — Change can be a risky business, but the St. Mary Catholic Community School Student Council changed the format of this year’s foo…

January 02, 2016 9:30 am Related

E.C. nonprofit names new executive director

The Foundations of East Chicago has named E.C. resident Rosa Pena as executive director. She replaces retiring director, Russell Taylor.

December 26, 2015 10:00 am

Sheriff makes deliveries to those in need

CROWN POINT — Lake County Sheriff John Buncich made his annual food and toy delivery rounds to charitable organizations in Lake County last we…

December 23, 2015 11:30 am Related

EC library announces holiday hours

EAST CHICAGO — In observance of the holiday season, the East Chicago Public Library will be closed Thursday, and Friday.

December 22, 2015 11:00 am Related
USW says it demanded fair treatment

USW says it demanded fair treatment

The United Steelworkers union said it held out in contract talks until it got a fair deal from U.S. Steel.

December 22, 2015 6:00 am Related
ArcelorMittal E.C. R&D, Indiana Harbor win award for high strength steel

ArcelorMittal E.C. R&D, Indiana Harbor win award for high strength steel

The automotive metal wars have heated up as Ford has doubled down on aluminum in its best-selling F-150 pickup truck, but ArcelorMittal has be…

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Families send roses to decorate Donate Life float

Families send roses to decorate Donate Life float

MUNSTER — For a fifth year, families gathered with Community Healthcare System staff members, Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network re…

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Christmas contests: It's that time of year again

Christmas contests: It's that time of year again

Christmas is still a few weeks away, but it's time to get into the holiday spirit! The Times is hosting three holiday contests this year. Here…

December 17, 2015 9:00 am Related
Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

Merry Christmas! The Times is celebrating our region's rich history. Check out the photos in our gallery at nwi.com and share an historic phot…

December 17, 2015 7:00 am Related

Local astrologist to host 'Bright Star Above the Manger' at library.

EAST CHICAGO — Astrologer-herbalist Ted PanDeva Zagar will present Bright Star Above the Manger: Astrology in the Old and New Testament from 1…

December 16, 2015 10:30 am Related
Bishop to host retreat for young adults in January

Bishop to host retreat for young adults in January

GARY — Diocese of Gary Bishop Don Hying invites college students and young adults to join him for an overnight retreat Jan. 2-3 at the Lindenw…

December 16, 2015 9:00 am Related
Carmelite home for the holidays

Carmelite home for the holidays

EAST CHICAGO | Adjacent to a room full of child-sized beds effuses a chorus of tiny voices enunciating a slow version of a holiday classic.

December 13, 2015 9:30 pm Photos

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Haskins, Carter having a Grand (Valley) old time

Haskins, Carter having a Grand (Valley) old time

Sonny Haskins will be on a different stage than he imagined today.

December 12, 2015 5:00 am Photos

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Hoist Liftruck could employ up to 500 workers in East Chicago

Hoist Liftruck could employ up to 500 workers in East Chicago

EAST CHICAGO — A new forklift manufacturer expects to pump about $23 million or $24 million into the Northwest Indiana economy every year.

December 11, 2015 9:30 am Related
E.C. man armed with hammer accused of robbing store

E.C. man armed with hammer accused of robbing store

EAST CHICAGO | A 20-year-old man is accused of being one of two people who robbed the Broadway Food Shop in East Chicago last month. 

December 08, 2015 3:30 pm Related

EC Boys & Girls Club gets grant for healthy lifestyles program

EAST CHICAGO — The Boys & Girls Club of Northwest Indiana recently received a grant from the Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation …

December 08, 2015 1:00 pm Related
Cline bridge plan sets 2019 completion

Cline bridge plan sets 2019 completion

EAST CHICAGO | Motorists could be traveling along a new Cline Avenue Bridge in 2019 based on an estimated timetable given by developers Monday.

December 07, 2015 8:30 pm Related
Lake County rife with food deserts

Lake County rife with food deserts

An Associated Press investigation revealed supermarket chains that promised to expand into food deserts as part of a campaign to end childhood…

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Hospital to host Wings of Healing program

Hospital to host Wings of Healing program

EAST CHICAGO | For the 20th year, St. Catherine Hospital Auxiliary is offering a way to provide a more meaningful gift – one that not only hon…

December 06, 2015 7:00 am Related
Former NFL player tells young men to dream, achieve

Former NFL player tells young men to dream, achieve

HAMMOND | He crushed frying pans and ripped apart phone books, and in the process may have helped inspire 300 young men to reach for success.

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Gary sorority chapter hosts World AIDS Day Gospel Explosion

EAST CHICAGO | The International Awareness Committee of Gary's Alumnae chapter of Delta Sigma Theta sorority will hold its third annual World …

November 29, 2015 6:00 am Related

East Chicago hosts holiday event Friday for residents

EAST CHICAGO | Mayor Anthony Copeland and the city host the Celebration of Lights and Winter Wonderland on Friday.

November 29, 2015 12:05 am Related
The enduring legacy of the Carmelite Home for Boys

The enduring legacy of the Carmelite Home for Boys

HAMMOND | Sister Maria Giuseppe recalls crying at a party being thrown for her in the 1970s as she prepared to continue her studies in Milwaukee, Wis.

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Slideshow: Memories of Carmelite

Slideshow: Memories of Carmelite

Former residents at the Carmelite Home for Boys recall their time at the Hammond institution.

November 27, 2015 7:00 pm Related
E.C. store owner accused of selling prescription pills

E.C. store owner accused of selling prescription pills

EAST CHICAGO | An East Chicago business owner is accused of selling prescription pills out of his store located in the 3900 block of Main Street. 

November 24, 2015 2:30 pm Related

East Chicago man killed in shooting

EAST CHICAGO | Authorities are investigating the Saturday shooting death of a East Chicago man.

November 21, 2015 9:45 pm Related

Astrological origins of holiday celebrations explained

EAST CHICAGO | Ted’s World of Astrology continues at 10 a.m. Saturday at the East Chicago Public Library, 2401 E. Columbus Drive.

November 18, 2015 9:00 am Related

AL HAMNIK: Region's gift to NBA keeps giving

Sports will never cure the world's many ills, but it can sure be a healthy distraction for those who don't need medications.

November 14, 2015 4:00 pm Related
Region welcomes popular author at three stops today

Region welcomes popular author at three stops today

Books to Bridge the Region, a reading initiative encompassing seven counties, welcomes author Edward Kelsey Moore, an Indiana native, to North…

November 12, 2015 12:00 am Related

Library invites community to contribute Christmas around the World

EAST CHICAGO | With the holiday season fast approaching, the East Chicago Public Library is making plans for its annual display that represent…

November 11, 2015 2:00 am Related

How to help children during stressful holiday season

EAST CHICAGO | The holidays are supposed to be filled with family and celebrations. But for some, the stress of travel and other obligations c…

November 11, 2015 2:00 am Related
Halloween contest winners announced; another contest announced

Halloween contest winners announced; another contest announced

This year we held three different Halloween contest — the Costume Contest, the Halloween House Decorating Contest and the new Pumpkin Carving Contest.

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G.R.E.A.T. Program is great at St. Stanislaus School

G.R.E.A.T. Program is great at St. Stanislaus School

EAST CHICAGO | Fifth-, sixth- and seventh-grade classes at St. Stanislaus School are participating in the Gang Resistance Education And Traini…

November 08, 2015 12:00 am Related
East Chicago dedicates intersection to centenarian

East Chicago dedicates intersection to centenarian

EAST CHICAGO | She may have been born in Lumberton, Miss., but Virginia Oliver has called East Chicago home for nearly 70 of her 100 years.

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