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STEEL: Growth on horizon for steelmakers

STEEL: Growth on horizon for steelmakers

Things are looking up for steelmakers after a rough patch during the economic downturn and a winter weather-chilled first quarter.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Officials should seize Pullman park opportunity

Under-appreciated and even unheralded historical and natural treasures abound in Northwest Indiana and the southern Chicago region — assets that possess the ability to teach us valuable lessons from our past while also attracting tourism and the local revenue that follows.

August 29, 2014 12:00 am
Low-Cost Provider: HealthLinc expands a holistic approach to underprivileged

Low-Cost Provider: HealthLinc expands a holistic approach to underprivileged

HealthLinc now takes a holistic approach to meeting the healthcare needs of the uninsured and the underinsured.

August 23, 2014 4:30 pm Photos

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Actress Betsy Palmer at Age 7 in East Chicago, Ind. in 1934

Actress Betsy Palmer at Age 7 in East Chicago, Ind. in 1934

Actress Betsy Palmer is shown in 1934 at age 7, photographed while visiting East Chicago neighbor and friend Camillia Plaga.

August 13, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: I fight for Hammond, make no apologies

GUEST COMMENTARY: I fight for Hammond, make no apologies

In last Sunday’s Forum section of The Times, former Executive Editor William Nangle wrote a column criticizing my stances on several important issues and taking me to task from both a policy and personal standpoint. I'm sure many people expected me to immediately respond in an angry manner t…

July 13, 2014 12:00 am
PUBLISHER NOTES As transformative times continue, professionalism and leadership remain constant

PUBLISHER NOTES As transformative times continue, professionalism and leadership remain constant

Looking over the roster and the resumes of the mid-career success stories that have caught our attention this year, there are some common denominators that stand out in my mind. Whether the names are familiar is not as important as the fact that these are people who have changed the game and…

May 24, 2014 1:18 pm
STEEL: Automotive sales, construction key for steel industry

STEEL: Automotive sales, construction key for steel industry

Demand for steel was relatively flat in the United States in 2013, but AcrelorMittal is expecting a 4 percent increase in demand and shipments this year.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am

ArcelorMittal worker dies after February incident

An ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor steelworker has died from injuries suffered when he fell into scalding water at the mill in February.

March 26, 2014 11:13 am
Caring about the future is the ultimate leadership skill

Caring about the future is the ultimate leadership skill

Experience, knowledge and skills are a necessary basis for high achievement, but as any Times Business and Industry Hall of Fame winner will tell you, navigation is a priority even for those who are at the top of the game.

March 09, 2014 1:18 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

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Peoples Bank reports record earnings for 2013

MUNSTER | NorthWest Indiana Bancorp, the parent company of Peoples Bank, reported a record profit of $7.1 million last year.

February 04, 2014 11:45 am
STEEL: Shipments strong to auto, appliance industries

STEEL: Shipments strong to auto, appliance industries

The steel industry got a boost from strong car sales in 2013, which hopefully should continue into this year, said Susan Zlajic, manager of government affairs at ArcelorMittal USA Inc.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am

Peoples Bank buys smaller Hammond savings and loan

MUNSTER | Peoples Bank has reached an agreement to buy First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Hammond, gaining two new branches in the first acquisition in its 103-year history.

December 20, 2013 3:00 pm
This year's challenges, opportunities and successes drive high expectations for 2014

This year's challenges, opportunities and successes drive high expectations for 2014

The Affordable Healthcare Act has dominated the news in Northwest Indiana – and everywhere else in the country – but there has been little substantive change so far. That may change in the coming year. While Indiana and many of its lawmakers stand against the expansion of Medicaid, many busi…

November 24, 2013 1:18 pm

Two workers still recovering after accident at Indiana Harbor West

EAST CHICAGO | Two contractors who were injured during a fatal accident at an East Chicago steel mill remain hospitalized.

November 15, 2013 7:15 pm

Accident kills contractor at ArcelorMittal in East Chicago

A Valparaiso man who was working as a contractor at the ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor West steel mill in East Chicago was killed in an accident Wednesday morning. Two other contractors were injured.

November 13, 2013 4:00 pm
OFFBEAT: Betsy Palmer celebrating birthday and move from NYC

OFFBEAT: Betsy Palmer celebrating birthday and move from NYC

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

October 27, 2013 12:00 am
Business leaders call for more regional cooperation

Business leaders call for more regional cooperation

SCHERERVILLE | Local business leaders called for more regional cooperation among Lake County's many economic development agencies.

October 11, 2013 3:58 pm

Former E.C. library director formally pleads guilty to filing a false tax return

EAST CHICAGO | Former East Chicago Public Library Director Manny Montalvo pleaded guilty in Hammond federal court Thursday to one count of filing a false tax return.

August 22, 2013 6:45 pm
ArcelorMittal blast furnace in East Chicago goes down

ArcelorMittal blast furnace in East Chicago goes down

A blast furnace has gone down at ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor, the largest steelmaking complex in North America.

August 16, 2013 12:10 pm Photos

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