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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…
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…
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.
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.”
The City of East Chicago held an informational meeting Wednesday for contractors on the $17 million RDA-funded Phase One Waterfront Revitalization Project.
Old man winter has not been kind to Northwest Indiana this year.
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.
It’s a great time to feel good about being an East Chicagoan.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The City of East Chicago and SEH of Indiana will host a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. March 5 at the East Chicago Marina, 3301 Aldis Ave., to gather public opinion on the proposed Lakefront Revitalization Initiative.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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 …
Mayor Anthony Copeland and the East Chicago Port Authority invite the public to an Independence Day celebration at the East Chicago Marina Boardwalk, 3301 Aldis St.
EAST CHICAGO | City health, fire and building department staffers are inspecting businesses.
East Chicago Housing Authority has embarked on a five-year campaign to strengthen its operations and achieve sustainability. The primary goal is to transform ECHA from a traditional "public housing" agency to a real estate owner and developer company with a mission - to provide affordable ho…
Thirty-five students from the East Chicago Urban Enterprise Academy, led by their social studies teacher, Ceretta Morris, visited East Chicago City Hall on Tuesday. The tour began with a greeting from Parks and Recreation Manager Fran Nowacki.
Flooding in East Chicago is quite troublesome and prevention can involve a variety of changes to your house and property, changes that can vary in complexity and cost.
Several city of East Chicago board meetings have changed their meeting times or locations this year. We have conveniently posted them in our events calendar on the city's website, so make sure you visit.
East Chicago city crews were notified in the early hours of the morning Dec. 11 that a 24-inch water main had collapsed near Columbus Drive and Alder Street. Water department crews went out to assess the problem and realized it was more severe than anticipated.
The holiday season is upon us and with that brings many fond memories for children, parents and grandparents.
"This is a culmination of three administration's efforts to improve the quality of life for East Chicago families for generations to come," Mayor Anthony Copeland said this week as he, American Structure Point Inc., the Regional Development Authority, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S…
The city of East Chicago, through its Department of Redevelopment and the leadership of Mayor Anthony Copeland, is changing its focus from a successful multi-family housing development strategy in the North Harbor area to a single-family homeownership initiative designed to aggressively incr…
Summer has come to a close and the city of East Chicago bids farewell and thanks to all of our summer employees who participated in our summer job program this year.
On June 23, the board of directors of the East Chicago Water Department changed its policy regarding the responsibility of water and sewer bills for rental properties.
Mayor Anthony Copeland and the city of East Chicago will host the third annual 5K Run/Walk on July 16.
Two very important events will take place in the city of East Chicago next week. On Tuesday and Wednesday there will be an educational forum and a gun buy-back program.
East Chicago has a great tradition when it comes to high school basketball.
At 10 p.m. Wednesday, the East Chicago Police Department began receiving 911 calls from residents about a possible gas leak around 145th Street and Magoun Avenue. Various city of East Chicago departments were notified beginning with the Emergency Management Department, led by Herbert Cruz.
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