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City hosts annual Blessing of the Water

City hosts annual Blessing of the Water

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Port Authority, Mayor Anthony Copeland and the Marina Staff held the Annual Blessing of the Waters Ceremony on Memorial Day. The ceremony opened up with a beautiful rendition of the National Anthem sung by Makeda Winfield. Mayor Copeland address boaters, resid…

May 28, 2014 3:45 pm
FBI on hunt for suspects in brazen bank robbery in East Chicago

FBI on hunt for suspects in brazen bank robbery in East Chicago

East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland gives his State of the City address at the Field Educational Center in East Chicago.

April 03, 2014 7:00 pm
Copeland: East Chicago prime for investment

Copeland: East Chicago prime for investment

A crowd applauds as East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland gives his State of the City address at the Field Educational Center in East Chicago.

April 03, 2014 7:00 pm
Officials dedicate new mobile health center

Officials dedicate new mobile health center

EAST CHICAGO | From the outside, the HealthLinc mobile unit looks like a recreational vehicle a family would drive on a summer trip to the Grand Canyon.

March 11, 2014 2:30 pm Photos

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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

Members of the Lakeshore chamber listen to East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland speak during Wednesday at Ameristar Casino.

February 26, 2014 2:18 pm
E.C. mayor urges $22M in infrastructure investment

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

Mayor Anthony Copeland, center, visits Wednesday with Mark Arredondo, left and Jesse Avitia at Ameristar Casino before his address to members of the Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce.

February 26, 2014 2:19 pm
E.C. mayor urges $22M in infrastructure investment

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

Mayor Anthony Copeland speak to Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce members during a luncheon Wednesday at Ameristar Casino.

February 26, 2014 2:19 pm
E.C. mayor urges $22M in infrastructure investment

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

Mayor Anthony Copeland speaks to Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce members during a luncheon Wednesday at the Ameristar Casino.

February 26, 2014 2:18 pm

E.C. seeks bids for demolition of 28 properties

EAST CHICAGO | The city has requested demolition bids for a total of 28 vacant properties, starting the second phase of a project intended to remove blight in East Chicago.

February 15, 2014 7:45 pm

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
New bridge dedicated, old Nine Span remembered

New bridge dedicated, old Nine Span remembered

HAMMOND | Local and state officials gathered in bone-chilling winds Monday to open the new bridge on Indianapolis Boulevard while remembering the former Nine-Span structure that once stood in its place.

December 09, 2013 3:45 pm Photos

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Ameristar, community unite to feed community

Ameristar, community unite to feed community

EAST CHICAGO | On Tuesday, Nov. 26, the Salvation Army celebrated Thanksgiving.

December 05, 2013 5:22 pm Video Photos

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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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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
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
E.C. Mayor Anthony Copeland Joins The Community Builders and HUD for the Grand Opening of Northtown Village Senior Apartments

E.C. Mayor Anthony Copeland Joins The Community Builders and HUD for the Grand Opening of Northtown Village Senior Apartments

EAST CHICAGO | The Community Builders, Inc. (TCB), the nation’s leading nonprofit urban housing developer, along with the City of East Chicago and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) yesterday celebrated the ribbon cutting ceremony for Northtown Village Senior Apartments, a…

July 24, 2013 12:59 pm
Creating a sense of community in E.C. neighborhood

Creating a sense of community in E.C. neighborhood

EAST CHICAGO | Individual neighborhoods make up a city. Creating a true community spirit within a neighborhood takes residents’ involvement.

July 16, 2013 4:22 pm

East Chicago and Red Cross answer the call June 27

EAST CHICAGO | Will you answer the call? Mayor Anthony Copeland, and the City of East Chicago, challenges you to participate in the 3rd Annual North Township Battle for Blood!

June 17, 2013 3:51 pm

Clay remembered as a political warrior

Tributes to the late Rudolph "Rudy" Clay poured in Tuesday at the announcement of his death at age 77.

June 04, 2013 2:17 pm
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