Jeorse Park Beach
USDA Deputy Undersecretary Butch Blazer met with East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland and representatives of state agencies this week to discuss the city's plans for Jeorse Beach.
EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago kicked off a multiphase lakefront project Monday with a groundbreaking for a $3 million-plus project at Jeorse Park.
The Indiana Natural Resources Commission on Tuesday approved allowing the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages at the Indiana Dunes State Park pavilion.
EAST CHICAGO | Students from East Chicago Central High School gathered last month to tackle a major problem on Jeorse Park Beach - litter.
A water quality advisory is posted at Jeorse Park beach in East Chicago last August.
Jose "Bolo" Gonzalez poses in front of his house in the North Camden neighborhood of Camden, N.J. After getting out of prison, Gonzalez built a gym in his living room that he keeps open to the neighborhood 24 hours a day. He does not charge any fees and views the gym as his way to give back …
Cooper University Hospital is one of the city's largest employers in Camden, N.J., and is behind some of the largest investments ongoing in the city. The $139 million Cooper Medical School of Rowan University held a grand opening in July and its 50 new medical recruits will begin their progr…
Pat Kelly, the widow of donor Bill Kelly, of Munster, gets a hug from an International Human Cadaver Prosection Program student Thursday during a ceremony honoring current and past donors at the IU School of Medicine Northwest in Gary.
International Human Cadaver Prosection Program students honor current and past donors during Thursday's ceremony at the IU School of Medicine Northwest in Gary. On the left is Pat Kelly, the widow of donor Bill Kelly, of Munster.
Donor Bill Kelly died at the age of 87 on Au. 7, 2011.
Amber Bishop, a member of a Human Cadaver Prosection team and IUN nursing school student, places a rose Thursday on a memorial honoring current and past donors during a ceremony at the IU School of Medicine Northwest in Gary.
Lexi plays in the water at Jeorse Park Beach in East Chicago last week.
John Wojcik, pretreatment assistant for the East Chicago Wastewater Division, takes a water sample at Jeorse Park Beach in East Chicago.
A water quality advisory is posted at Jeorse Park Beach in East Chicago.
Water samples are taken last week at Jeorse Park Beach in East Chicago.
Ruth DeJong, left, and Corinne Fleming, both of Lansing, wade in the water at Jeorse Park Beach in East Chicago last week. Fleming said she swims at the beach about once a week and never has gotten sick. She also never puts her head under water.
The Jeorse Park Beach in East Chicago is empty last week. Halfway through this year's 97-day beach season, Jeorse Park Beach I was closed to swimmers 31 times, more than any other local beach. The adjacent Jeorse Park Beach II was closed 20 times, making it the second most closed beach.
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