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Steve Segura

Out with the old, in with the new in East Chicago

Out with the old, in with the new in East Chicago

It has been a busy year in East Chicago. The city has finally begun major infrastructure improvements thanks to Mayor Anthony Copeland’s efforts to balance the budget. Residents are happy to see improvements to the north and south sides of the city, as well as the total reconstruction of Mai…

July 25, 2014 12:00 am
East Chicago reminds residents of fireworks hazards

East Chicago reminds residents of fireworks hazards

The start of summer season is frequently accompanied by an increase in dangers related to the careless or unlawful use of fireworks. This season, the City of East Chicago fire and police departments want to reduce the risk to its residents and injuries to children by urging residents to exer…

June 27, 2014 12:00 am
Join a Summer of fun at East Chicago camps

Join a Summer of fun at East Chicago camps

The East Chicago Parks and Recreation Department will soon kick off the STARS (Students Targeted at Reaching Success) summer day camp at our community centers.

May 23, 2014 12:00 am
We stand shoulder to shoulder for East Chicago

We stand shoulder to shoulder for East Chicago

April has been an exciting month. Oftentimes friends and family ask me: "Why do you still stick around East Chicago? That place is run down and full of crime and corruption.”

April 25, 2014 12:00 am
East Chicago aims to connect city contractors with resident workers

East Chicago aims to connect city contractors with resident workers

The City of East Chicago held an informational meeting Wednesday for contractors on the $17 million RDA-funded Phase One Waterfront Revitalization Project.

March 28, 2014 12:00 am
East Chicago departments pull together to "weather" the storms

East Chicago departments pull together to "weather" the storms

Old man winter has not been kind to Northwest Indiana this year.

February 28, 2014 12:00 am
Emergency Management Agency recommissions emergency vehicle

Emergency Management Agency recommissions emergency vehicle

Like many cities, the City of East Chicago often faces a crisis situation. Whether it is a gas leak, flooding, fire or natural disaster, there is always one team of volunteers there to give a helping hand to our fire and police departments and local commercial and industrial partners.

January 24, 2014 12:00 am
East Chicago bursting with pride for Cardinals and community

East Chicago bursting with pride for Cardinals and community

It’s a great time to feel good about being an East Chicagoan.

November 22, 2013 12:00 am
East Chicago kicks off Downtown Harbor Plan with clean-up event

East Chicago kicks off Downtown Harbor Plan with clean-up event

The cold weather didn't stop East Chicago City Departments, the North Township Trustee’s Office, city courts, local businesses and residents from volunteering to clean up downtown Indiana Harbor earlier this week.

October 25, 2013 12:00 am
Mayor Copeland has his eye on reducing crime

Mayor Copeland has his eye on reducing crime

The city of East Chicago is set to award $200,000 in gaming revenue to the East Chicago Housing Authority to increase public safety in the Calumet area.

September 27, 2013 12:00 am
ECPD making great strides through outreach and crime prevention

ECPD making great strides through outreach and crime prevention

The mission of the East Chicago Police Department is to ensure the safety of all those who visit, work and/or reside in East Chicago. We accomplish that in a variety of ways, the most effective is our aggressive Community Outreach Program.

August 30, 2013 12:00 am
Grand opening held for affordable senior housing in East Chicago

Grand opening held for affordable senior housing in East Chicago

The Community Builders Inc., the nation’s leading nonprofit urban housing developer, along with the City of East Chicago and the Department of Housing and Urban Development celebrated this week the ribbon cutting ceremony for Northtown Village Senior Apartments, a mixed-income housing development.

July 26, 2013 12:00 am

East Chicago gears up for a summer of fun activities

We only have a few weeks left in the school year and summer will be here. The City of East Chicago, Mayor Anthony Copeland and the East Chicago Parks and Recreation Department are announcing an exciting, safe and fun-filled Spring to Summer Program.

May 24, 2013 12:00 am
Mayor's Team Up Clean Up begins in East Chicago

Mayor's Team Up Clean Up begins in East Chicago

East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland’s Team Up and Clean Up kicked off Saturday with a citywide Adopt-a-Block program in collaboration with various churches, organizations, residents and schools. The first area to jump-start this effort was the Freedom Church at 4802 Olcott St.

April 26, 2013 12:00 am
State of the City address set for April 3 in East Chicago

State of the City address set for April 3 in East Chicago

Mayor Anthony Copeland and the city of East Chicago will be hosting its annual State of the City address April 3. Copeland will address the public to discuss achievements in the city in 2012 and reveal plans for this year. The speech will be accompanied by a brief presentation.

March 22, 2013 12:00 am

Building department clearing the way to a safer city

The mission of the East Chicago Building Department is to abate blighted, vacant and abandoned structures and promote and maintain a safe and desirable living environment, in efforts to improve property values and enhance the quality of life for all residents of the city.

January 25, 2013 12:00 am

New homes will be highlighted at 'Showcasing East Chicago'

East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland, Foundations of East Chicago and the Department of Redevelopment are inviting everyone to “Showcasing East Chicago” from noon to 6 p.m. Nov. 30 at the East Chicago Marina, 3301 Aldis St.

November 23, 2012 12:00 am

East Chicago mayor plans to reorganize public works

East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland has announced the reorganization of the city’s public works operations, affecting East Chicago streets, parks, solid waste and utilities operations.

October 26, 2012 12:00 am

Mayor kicks off “Team Up & Clean Up” in East Chicago

“Team Up & Clean Up East Chicago” is an awareness effort by East Chicago Mayor Anthony, who is urging neighbors, civic organizations, churches, schools and leaders to team up and help each other make East Chicago a cleaner, healthier and more beautiful place to live and grow.

September 28, 2012 12:00 am

East Chicago strives to provide affordable senior living

The East Chicago Housing Authority staff has made a concerted effort to make our senior citizen accommodations more than “Just a place to live.” We invite you to come over and take a closer look by taking a tour of the model apartment located in each of our senior high-rise buildings. Tours …

July 27, 2012 12:00 am
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