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Tony Barreda

GUEST COMMENTARY: East Chicago School Board making progress, not there yet

GUEST COMMENTARY: East Chicago School Board making progress, not there yet

Literally thousands signed petitions supporting an elected school board because of the downward trend in the delivery of education for the young people of East Chicago. Voters were disappointed, and they wanted control of the system.

January 21, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Festival staged despite difficult economy

GUEST COMMENTARY: Festival staged despite difficult economy

This year's Mexican celebrations were banner events for East Chicago and surrounding communities despite the red flags signaling excessive costs to prepare a family-oriented pageant, parade and festival. In spite of the added costs, attendance was remarkable.

October 16, 2012 12:00 am
Tony Barreda

Tony Barreda

Tony Barreda is president of Union Benefica Mexicana.

October 16, 2012 12:00 am

New principal faces daunting task

HAMMOND | Weeks before school starts Aug. 31, new George Rogers Clark Middle/High School Principal Robert Wilson is putting his team together.

August 14, 2011 12:00 am
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