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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…
EAST CHICAGO | Mayor Anthony Copeland, along with Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann, Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott, Rep. Ed Soliday, Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) Northwest District Deputy Commissioner Robert Alderman, and local officials gathered for a ribbon-cutting cerem…
EAST CHICAGO | Mayor Anthony Copeland and the City of East Chicago’s Human Resources Department hosted business trade expo at Field Education Center on Wednesday Dec. 4.
EAST CHICAGO | It's the season to be jolly and with Christmas right around the corner, the City of East Chicago is getting into the holiday spirit with lots of fun to offer the entire family.
EAST CHICAGO | St. Catherine Hospital Cardiologist Pastor Ramon Llobet, JoAnn Birdzell, CEO and Craig Bolda, Chief Operating Officer recently accepted a donation from the City of East Chicago’s from their annual fundraiser.
EAST CHICAGO | The City of East Chicago will be honoring our Veterans on Monday, November 11 at 9 a.m. with a brief ceremony at Veteran’s Park (City Hall Park) in East Chicago, Indiana.
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…
EAST CHICAGO | The City of East Chicago has recently awarded a contract to Rieth-Riley Construction Company to undertake three projects in the City. As part of the contract, the companies will be hiring additional personnel with a preference given to the residents of East Chicago as well as …
EAST CHICAGO | Join us as we roll up our sleeves on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 10:00 a.m. in a community-wide effort to revitalize our city. TEAM UP & CLEAN UP! This is our battle-cry as we move shoulder-to-shoulder through-out the City of East Chicago, Indiana. We would like to see our reside…
EAST CHICAGO | There will be an East Chicago-8 Crime Watch Community Meeting from 6– 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 28 at St. Stanislaus School Cafeteria, 4930 Indianapolis Blvd.
EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Fire Department will be hosting its annual Open House from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday Oct. 5, at the Central Fire Station, 3901 Indianapolis Blvd.
EAST CHICAGO | Recently, the East Chicago Police Department and Mayor Anthony Copeland met with local business owners to discuss issues and concerns affecting the business community.
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.
EAST CHICAGO | The City of East Chicago is encouraging residents to show support to the runners and walkers that will be trekking through your neighborhoods beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26 for their annual 5K Run. The 3.1 mile run/walk should last no longer than 2 hours.
Mayor Anthony Copeland explains the improvements and repairs to the Bessie Owens Center, including the gymnasium, at its re-opening last month.
The Bessie Owens Center in East Chicago has been completely repainted using a patriotic color scheme, as this hallway shows.
EAST CHICAGO | The Annual Taste of East Chicago will be held at Veteran’s Park, 145th Street and Indianapolis Boulevard on August 16th, 17th, and 18th. The event begins at noon each day and concludes at 11 p.m. each night.
East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland and Park Superintendent Francisco Rosado call out raffle numbers for bicycles during the city's 30th National Night Out Against Crime. The City of East Chicago, the East Chicago Police Department and Arcelor Mittal sponsored the event.
The City of East Chicago celebrated the 30th National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday at the Washington Park Pool. Recreation Manager Fran Nowacki joins children during a March for Peace led by Mayor Anthony Copeland at the pool. Families release balloons after march for peace. This year�…
East Chicago Chief of Police Mark Becker talks to residents at the National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday. This annual event showcased the importance of standing up against crime in an organized manner and promoted involvement in crime prevention.
EAST CHICAGO | The City of East Chicago is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Applicants must be at least 21 – 36 years of age and meet all other basic eligibility requirements. All selected candidates will be trained. Applications are available at the East …
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…
Reorganization of East Chicago public works operations into a single, cohesive and efficient operation has begun. The reorganization affects East Chicago Streets, Parks, Solid Waste and Utilities operations.
EAST CHICAGO | Co-hosted by Neighborhoods,Inc. and Grow It In Chicago Coalition is Backyard Garden Workshop from 5-7 p.m. May 15, at the Salvation Army, 513 W. Chicago Avenue.
East Chicago Central High School students Jennifer Guerra, foreground, and Lyzabette Monsivais, pick up trash on Jeorse Park Beach during a recent clean-up day.
Freshman science students and National Honor Society members from East Chicago Central High School, organized by teachers Elizabeth Rivera and Veronica Garcia, get ready to start their clean-up efforts at Jeorse Park Beach.
Mayor Anthony Copeland gives East Chicago Central High School students a helping hand during a recent clean up at Jeorse Park Beach.
EAST CHICAGO | Mayor Copeland’s “Team Up and Clean Up”, kicks off with a city-wide “Adopt a Block” program in collaboration with various church’s, organizations, residents and schools. The first area to jump start this effort will be the Freedom Church located at 4802 Olcott in East Chicago …
EAST CHICAGO | Mayor Anthony Copeland and the City of East Chicago will be hosting its Annual State of the City Address. Mayor Anthony Copeland will address the public and discuss achievements in the city in 2012 and reveal plans for 2013. The speech will be accompanied by a brief presentation.
EAST CHICAGO | Hoosiers will have the opportunity this April to recognize nearly 20,000 military youth who call Indiana home.
EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Human Rights Commission in conjunction with The East Chicago Public Library held a Disabilities Awareness Month event where Mayor Anthony Copeland sat and read to 5th grade Children at the East Chicago Public Library located at 2401 E. Columbus Drive. There wa…
EAST CHICAGO | Mayor Anthony Copeland will make an official proclamation to proclaim March as Disability Awareness Month in East Chicago, Indiana and to increase children’s awareness, understanding and acceptance of physical and mental disabilities. As part of this awareness Mayor Copeland w…
EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Housing Authority is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Grounds Maintenance Worker. This position reports directly to the Maintenance Foreman and is responsible for grounds maintenance duties in common areas and around buildings, including mowin…
EAST CHICAGO | The City of East Chicago and SEH of Indiana will host a public meeting to gather public opinion on the proposed Waterfront Revitalization Initiative. This revitalization effort in East Chicago was initiated with the help of a grant from the Regional Development Authority. The …
EAST CHICAGO | I am pleased to report the totals of both violent crime and property crime occurrences that were reported to the East Chicago Police Department in 2012 and subsequently submitted to the FBI for inclusion in their Uniform Crime Report (UCR).
EAST CHICAGO | The City of East Chicago will Deck the Halls at City Hall with their Annual Christmas Lighting Ceremony on Friday, December 7, located at 4525 Indianapolis Blvd. in East Chicago from 5-8 p.m. There will be pictures with Santa Clause and treats for the kiddies.
EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago is hosting our 4th Annual 5k Run/Walk this Saturday, November 17th. We are encouraging residents to show support to the runners and walkers that will be trekking through your neighborhoods beginning at 9:00 a.m. The 3.1 mile run/walk should last no longer than 2 hours.
EAST CHICAGO | Join Councilwoman Gilda Orange, Mayor Anthony Copeland and Police Chief Mark Becker at the North Harbor Community Center (Northwest Corner of Main Street and Broadway) at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14 for a 6th District Community meeting.
EAST CHICAGO | The City of East Chicago is proud to celebrate the re-opening of the a new McDonald's in East Chicago. A ribbon cutting ceremony with invited city officials and the residents was held with on November 1.
EAST CHICAGO | Mayor Anthony Copeland, The Foundation of East Chicago and the Department of Redevelopment partnered to bring homeownership back to East Chicago. The rain could not stop the enthusiasm at this press conference as city officials and community leaders gathered at Washington Squa…
EAST CHICAGO | The City of East Chicago held their Annual Bring a Loved One to the Doctor and Men's Health Fair on September 18.
EAST CHICAGO | Beginning this week resident surveyors will be reaching out to the community and gathering information from their fellow East Chicago neighbors. The main goal is to identify the health needs of the people of East Chicago.
EAST CHICAGO | Join the us as we take a trip to the Midwest’s Largest Flea Market! Held every Tuesday and Wednesday of each week from the first of May through the end of October, you can find hundreds of vendors selling everything from fresh fruit to handcrafted furniture at the Shipshewana …
A balloon launch was held by the Sunnyside Committee in memory of Spc. Sergio Eduardo Perez Jr., an Indiana National Guardsman killed July 16 while serving in Afghanistan.
Family members, from left, Raquel P. Lopez, Sandra Perez and Sergio Perez Sr. meet with East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland at the recent memorial ceremony for Indiana National Guard Spc. Sergio Eduardo Perez Jr.
Precinct Committeewoman Stacy Dixon-Winfield, right, presents a memorial plaque to the family of fallen soldier Spc. Sergio Eduardo Perez Jr.
East Chicago seniors show off their Macarena skills.
EAST CHICAGO | On Tuesday, August 21, 135 seniors from East Chicago boarded three buses at City Hall at 9am and journeyed to Navy Pier downtown. The bus trip was filled with much conversation and laughter, as eager seniors talked about their past trips and experiences.
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