Showing: 1-20 of 159

Anthony Copeland

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

Photos

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

Photos

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

Photos

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

Photos

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

Photos

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
E.C. mayor urges $22M in infrastructure investment

E.C. mayor urges $22M in infrastructure investment

EAST CHICAGO | Mayor Anthony Copeland announced 10 infrastructure projects — representing an urban investment of $22 million — at a gathering Wednesday of region economic leaders.

February 26, 2014 7:58 pm Photos

Photos

E.C. mayor to address Lakeshore Chamber membership

EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland will address the Lakeshore Chamber’s general membership luncheon Wednesday. Copeland will discuss “East Chicago-2014." Networking will begin at 11:30 a.m., followed by lunch, presentation and a question-and-answer session between noon and 1 p.m.

February 10, 2014 4:04 pm

Bar wants to collect $1.5M cover charge from East Chicago

CROWN POINT | A Lake Superior Civil Court judge is considering whether to award $1.5 million in damages to an East Chicago restaurateur claiming to be a victim of political harassment.

January 27, 2014 5:45 pm

E.C. mayor hopes to trade casino money's checkered past for brighter future

EAST CHICAGO | The odds are good that casino cash is comping part of the municipal services most East Chicago residents rely on.

December 23, 2013 12:00 am
Casinos decline, remain a winning hand for local governments

Casinos decline, remain a winning hand for local governments

Lake County government bodies have walked away from the tables with $1.1 billion since the county's four casinos opened 17 years ago.

December 21, 2013 11:50 pm Related
EDITORIAL: Use federal funds to raze derelict buildings

EDITORIAL: Use federal funds to raze derelict buildings

Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann discussed abandoned housing during her visit to Northwest Indiana last week. It's a statewide problem, even in rural areas, but it's acute in cities such as East Chicago and Gary.

December 18, 2013 12:00 am Video
activate-button-3
Follow The Times

Featured Businesses

Poll

Loading…

Is a town marshal needed in Winfield?

View Results