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City Of East Chicago

E.C. schools owe city nearly $1 million for bus parking

E.C. schools owe city nearly $1 million for bus parking

EAST CHICAGO | The city of East Chicago has sent a letter to the Board of Trustees for the School City of East Chicago canceling the school district's lease to use the city's bus barn.

June 23, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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East Chicago Reminds Residents of Fireworks Hazards

East Chicago Reminds Residents of Fireworks Hazards

EAST CHICAGO | The start of summer season is frequently accompanied by an increase in dangers related to careless or unlawful use of fireworks. This season, the City of East Chicago Fire and Police Departments want to reduce the risks to its residents and injuries to children by urging resid…

June 23, 2014 3:52 pm
East Chicago seniors share community improvement thoughts

East Chicago seniors share community improvement thoughts

East Chicago City Clerk Mary Morris Leonard, right, talks with East Chicago resident Grace Macias, center, during a forum on aging put on by Northwest Indiana Community Action, East Chicago and AARP Indiana. More than 60 seniors attended the forum at the Police Department.

March 06, 2014 12:00 am
East Chicago seniors share community improvement thoughts

East Chicago seniors share community improvement thoughts

East Chicago seniors participate in a forum on aging Thursday put on by Northwest Indiana Community Action, the city and AARP Indiana.

March 06, 2014 12:00 am

Mayor Copeland Surprises Full Time Employees with Holiday Bonus

EAST CHICAGO | In 2010 and 2011, the City was dealing with the worst of its financial crisis.  It had to find ways to adjust its budget, which had a $15 million shortfall, to cope with the new fiscal reality which included the 1-2-3% cap on Property Taxes instituted across the state, and a w…

December 12, 2013 5:08 pm
East Chicago to celebrate holidays with Tree Lighting event Dec. 5

East Chicago to celebrate holidays with Tree Lighting event Dec. 5

EAST CHICAGO | It's the season to be jolly and with Christmas right around the corner, the City of East Chicago is getting into the holiday spirit with lots of fun to offer the entire family.

December 05, 2013 2:03 pm
Mayor Copeland Presents Check to St. Catherine Hospital

Mayor Copeland Presents Check to St. Catherine Hospital

EAST CHICAGO | St. Catherine Hospital Cardiologist Pastor Ramon Llobet, JoAnn Birdzell, CEO and Craig Bolda, Chief Operating Officer recently accepted a donation from the City of East Chicago’s from their annual fundraiser.

November 13, 2013 5:35 pm
City of East Chicago honors Veterans

City of East Chicago honors Veterans

EAST CHICAGO | The City of East Chicago celebrated Veterans Day with a special ceremony held at Veterans Park in front of city hall. Service members, past and present, joined Mayor Anthony Copeland and the community to honor those who served.

November 12, 2013 11:35 am Photos

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City to honor those who serve

City to honor those who serve

EAST CHICAGO | The City of East Chicago will be honoring our Veterans on Monday, November 11 at 9 a.m. with a brief ceremony at Veteran’s Park (City Hall Park) in East Chicago, Indiana.

October 31, 2013 3:14 pm

Community Clean-up Event Launches The Harbor Project Oct. 22

EAST CHICAGO | On Tuesday, October 22, at 10:00 a.m. the City of East Chicago will come together with residents and businesses for a Community Clean-Up Program that will take place on the corner of Main and Broadway and up to 139th Street. Everyone will receive gloves, rakes, brooms and othe…

October 17, 2013 4:55 pm

New Job Opportunities for East Chicago Residents

EAST CHICAGO | The City of East Chicago has recently awarded a contract to Rieth-Riley Construction Company to undertake three projects in the City. As part of the contract, the companies will be hiring additional personnel with a preference given to the residents of East Chicago as well as …

October 15, 2013 3:07 pm
East Chicago Welcomes new Luke Gas Station

East Chicago Welcomes new Luke Gas Station

EAST CHICAGO | The City of East Chicago's Mayor Anthony Copeland was recently invited to cut the ribbon at the new Luke Gas Station located on Indianapolis Blvd. and Michigan Ave in East Chicago.

September 17, 2013 3:04 pm
East Chicago’s 5th Annual 5k Run/Walk slated for Oct. 26

East Chicago’s 5th Annual 5k Run/Walk slated for Oct. 26

EAST CHICAGO | The City of East Chicago is encouraging residents to show support to the runners and walkers that will be trekking through your neighborhoods beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26 for their annual 5K Run. The 3.1 mile run/walk should last no longer than 2 hours.

September 12, 2013 11:25 am

Mayor Copeland Signs Executive order to End Furlough Days For All City Employees

EAST CHICAGO | The practice of furlough days for Employees of the City of East Chicago has finally come to an end. The decision by Mayor Anthony Copeland was possible through cost saving measures and increased efficiency. A significant, permanent cost saving and corresponding reduction in it…

August 29, 2013 3:50 pm

Settlement on All Property Tax Appeals Reached With Ameristar Casino

EAST CHICAGO | The Lake County Assessor and the City of East Chicago, along with its Redevelopment Board of Commissioners have reached a settlement with Ameristar Casino East Chicago to resolve all pending property tax appeals and to set an assessed value for Ameristar’s real property throug…

August 29, 2013 3:27 pm

E.C. hiring police officers

EAST CHICAGO | The City of East Chicago is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Applicants must be at least 21 – 36 years of age and meet all other basic eligibility requirements. All selected candidates will be trained. Applications are available at the East …

July 24, 2013 1:39 pm

E.C. designates Heritage Hall as community cooling center

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Emergency Management Agency has designated Heritage Hall Community Center, 4506 Tod Ave., as a cooling shelter.

July 17, 2013 5:30 pm

Citizens welcome to comment on EC neighborhood revitalization plan

EAST CHICAGO| The City of East Chicago will hold a public hearing at 5 p.m. Thursday to present the city’s Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Area Plan and an amendment to the City’s Five-Year Consolidated Plan to include the NRSA plan.

January 18, 2013 12:00 am

Apply for boards and commissions in East Chicago

EAST CHICAGO | The City of East Chicago Common Council is inviting professionals to apply for positions on municipal boards and commissions.

January 16, 2013 12:00 am

Showcasing East Chicago event slated for Nov. 30

EAST CHICAGO | The City of East Chicago’s Mayor Anthony Copeland, The Foundations of East Chicago and the Department of Redevelopment are inviting everyone to the “Showcasing East Chicago” event on Friday, November 30, 2012 at the East Chicago Marina located at 3301 Aldis Street between the …

November 25, 2012 2:04 pm
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