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Ivy Tech branches out to former Field Elementary site

Ivy Tech branches out to former Field Elementary site

EAST CHICAGO | Ivy Tech Community College and the city of East Chicago announced Wednesday a partnership to open a second Ivy Tech location in the city at the old Eugene Field Elementary School.

August 20, 2014 6:45 pm Photos

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Ivy Tech branches out to former Field Elementary site

Ivy Tech branches out to former Field Elementary site

Ivy Tech Chancellor Thomas Coley speaks at Ivy Tech Community College's second location in the former Eugene Field School in East Chicago.

August 20, 2014 6:30 pm
Ivy Tech branches out to former Field Elementary site

Ivy Tech branches out to former Field Elementary site

Milton Reed gives a tour of Ivy Tech Community College's second location in the former Eugene Field School in East Chicago.

August 20, 2014 5:30 pm
New East Chicago schools chief working to resolve issues

New East Chicago schools chief working to resolve issues

EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago's new Superintendent Youssef "Dr. Joe" Yomtoob is said to be a financial wizard who will eliminate the school district's $6 million deficit and upgrade academic performance.

August 10, 2014 10:15 pm Photos

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Property, violent crime totals drop in East Chicago

EAST CHICAGO | Police Chief Mark Becker isn't claiming victory. He knows there are challenges ahead.

August 09, 2014 5:45 pm

East Chicago plans roundabout at Cline Avenue, Columbus Drive

EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago is preparing to install its first roundabout and will even give residents training in how to navigate the traffic control device.

August 04, 2014 12:15 am
RICH JAMES: Cities, schools need to stop fighting

RICH JAMES: Cities, schools need to stop fighting

Regionalism has been the buzzword in Northwest Indiana for a good while now.

June 29, 2014 12:00 am

E.C. forum addresses new recycling plan

EAST CHICAGO | A change in the city's recycling program was among  topics covered at a special town hall-style forum this week.

June 27, 2014 5:35 pm
Students return to Roxana Marsh to see fruits of their labor

Students return to Roxana Marsh to see fruits of their labor

EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago students returned Monday morning to Roxana Marsh to see the transformation of the property they helped revitalize two years ago.

June 09, 2014 2:03 pm Photos

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East Chicago adds nine new cops

EAST CHICAGO | Nine new police officers were hired Thursday, Police Chief Mark Becker said.

June 05, 2014 8:41 pm
East Chicago officials mark end of pipe lining project

East Chicago officials mark end of pipe lining project

EAST CHICAGO | City officials, U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Wednesday marked the end of construction for East Chicago's pipe lining project.

June 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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E.C. crime decrease questioned at forum

EAST CHICAGO | Mayor Anthony Copeland has kicked off a series of Town Hall forums to discuss upcoming projects and listen to residents' concerns.

June 03, 2014 6:58 pm

EDITORIAL: Weeding out blight means razing homes

Abandoned, derelict buildings stand in the way of progress in cities and towns across the state, but Gary has far more than its fair share.

June 03, 2014 12:00 am
East Chicago salutes police officers

East Chicago salutes police officers

EAST CHICAGO | A small crowd honored East Chicago's fallen officers Wednesday and reflected on the dangers police face every day.

May 21, 2014 8:20 pm Photos

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Developer plans $68.5 million revamp of Union Tank Car site

Developer plans $68.5 million revamp of Union Tank Car site

EAST CHICAGO | A massive $68.5 million project will transform the vacant, debris-littered Union Tank Car Co. site in East Chicago into a major business park with more than 1 million square feet of space.

April 01, 2014 7:19 pm Photos

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Harvard students say E.C. has a lot to offer

Harvard students say E.C. has a lot to offer

Harvard University students Susan Nguyen, left, and Tom Skwierawski, right, and their professor, Richard Peiser, research East Chicago's history.

March 07, 2014 6:30 pm
From Harvard to the Harbor: Students see potential in E.C.

From Harvard to the Harbor: Students see potential in E.C.

EAST CHICAGO | Ten graduate students from Harvard University will devote their semester to designing development plans for the downtown Indiana Harbor neighborhood of East Chicago.

March 07, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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Harvard students say E.C. has lots of potential

Harvard students say E.C. has lots of potential

Harvard University student Susan Nguyen, left, and professor Richard Peiser look through an old map book Friday at the East Chicago mayor's office.

March 07, 2014 6:00 pm
Harvard students say E.C. has a lot to offer

Harvard students say E.C. has a lot to offer

Harvard University student Wei Li photographs a page from an old East Chicago map book.

March 07, 2014 6:00 pm

Harvard students to study E.C. redevelopment potential

EAST CHICAGO | Ten graduate students from Harvard University will visit East Chicago beginning today to conduct a field study on economic development areas within the city.

March 04, 2014 6:15 pm
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