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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

Private Street Construction in city

EAST CHICAGO | This notice is to inform you that Private Street will be under construction beginning, September 11, 2013. As a result of the construction project, THE DRIVE THRU WINDOW OF THE WATER DEPARTMENT WILL BE CLOSED. Employees and customers will access the Water Department parking lo…

September 12, 2013 11:32 am
East Chicago’s 5th Annual 5k Run/Walk slated for Oct. 26

East Chicago’s 5th Annual 5k Run/Walk slated for Oct. 26

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.

September 12, 2013 11:25 am

Mayor Copeland Signs Executive order to End Furlough Days For All City Employees

EAST CHICAGO | The practice of furlough days for Employees of the City of East Chicago has finally come to an end. The decision by Mayor Anthony Copeland was possible through cost saving measures and increased efficiency. A significant, permanent cost saving and corresponding reduction in it…

August 29, 2013 3:50 pm

Settlement on All Property Tax Appeals Reached With Ameristar Casino

EAST CHICAGO | The Lake County Assessor and the City of East Chicago, along with its Redevelopment Board of Commissioners have reached a settlement with Ameristar Casino East Chicago to resolve all pending property tax appeals and to set an assessed value for Ameristar’s real property throug…

August 29, 2013 3:27 pm

Canadian National to rebuild railroad crossing at SR 312

EAST CHICAGO | Canadian National needs to rebuild the rail road crossing at SR 312. This will result in the road being closed at the crossing which is just east of Huish Dr. The closure will begin on Monday, August 19, 2013 at 7 AM and end on Friday August 23, 2013 at 5 PM.

August 15, 2013 3:14 pm

Taste of East Chicago opens this weekend

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.

August 14, 2013 11:11 am Photos

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E.C. celebrates Night Out Against Crime

E.C. celebrates Night Out Against Crime

EAST CHICAGO | The City of East Chicago celebrated the 30th National Night Out Against Crime. There was fun and entertainment for the entire city. The event included The East Chicago Parks and Recreation Department, Mayor Anthony Copeland and the Chief of Police Mark Becker. The event was he…

August 08, 2013 2:19 pm Photos

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Pamper Me Day a big hit amongst young girls

Pamper Me Day a big hit amongst young girls

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Parks and Recreation Department presented the 3rd Annual Pamper Me Day at Riley Park on Monday August 5. Young girls enjoyed a day of being pampered with facials, manicures and pedicures while they enjoyed relaxation and inspirational talks. One of the main fo…

August 08, 2013 2:09 pm Photos

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Family Fun Night at Kosciuszko Pool tonight

EAST CHICAGO | Family Fun Night at Kosciuszko Pool will be held from 6-9 p.m. tonight Wednesday, July 24.

July 24, 2013 1:48 pm

E.C. hiring police officers

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 …

July 24, 2013 1:39 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
Stars Summer Camp now taking registrations

Stars Summer Camp now taking registrations

EAST CHICAGO | Where has the winter gone? We only have a few weeks left in the school year and summer will be here.

May 28, 2013 1:51 pm
Clean Up and Beautification Efforts are Kicking Off in East Chicago

Clean Up and Beautification Efforts are Kicking Off in East Chicago

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 …

April 17, 2013 2:30 pm

April is Month of the Military Child

EAST CHICAGO | Hoosiers will have the opportunity this April to recognize nearly 20,000 military youth who call Indiana home.

March 25, 2013 11:55 am
Mayor Copeland Will Read to East Chicago Children and Present a Disability Awareness Proclamation

Mayor Copeland Will Read to East Chicago Children and Present a Disability Awareness Proclamation

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…

March 11, 2013 1:10 pm

East Chicago Waterfront Revitalization Initiative Public Meeting

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 …

March 05, 2013 11:40 am

A Message from the East Chicago Fire Departments to Local Business and Residents

EAST CHICAGO | For the next six (6) weeks through the end of February 2013, the East Chicago Fire Department will conduct testing on fire suppression standpipe and sprinkler systems at businesses and industrial sites in and around the City of East Chicago. As part of the checking process the…

January 21, 2013 10:42 am

Leadership NWI and South Shore Leadership Youth for Community Engagement

EAST CHICAGO | We are excited to present a unique, new and exciting opportunity for high school juniors and seniors to not only receive a $500 scholarship but a trip to Washing-ton D.C., with a possibility of meeting President Obama! All of this and more will be awarded to three winners chos…

January 21, 2013 10:25 am
Team Up Clean Up Design Contest Winners

Team Up Clean Up Design Contest Winners

EAST CHICAGO | In an effort to beautify East Chicago, Mayor Anthony Copeland created the “Team Up Clean Up” program. The first part of the program was to host a community design competition. The City of East Chicago received over 55 entries. Mayor Anthony Copeland would like to congratulate …

November 14, 2012 4:58 pm
East Chicago’s 5k Run/Walk Kicks In To Gear

East Chicago’s 5k Run/Walk Kicks In To Gear

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.

November 14, 2012 4:49 pm
City of host 6th District Community meeting Nov. 14

City of host 6th District Community meeting Nov. 14

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.

November 13, 2012 5:45 pm
McDonald's reopens with ribbon cutting celebration

McDonald's reopens with ribbon cutting celebration

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.

November 02, 2012 9:46 am
Son reflects on father's life as a community leader and compassionate mentor

Son reflects on father's life as a community leader and compassionate mentor

EAST CHICAGO | Ignacio Segura was a community leader in East Chicago for years. His eldest son Steve Segura shares his eulogy.

October 31, 2012 10:00 am
Mayor Copeland Pushes for Homeownership in East Chicago

Mayor Copeland Pushes for Homeownership in East Chicago

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…

October 30, 2012 2:26 pm
Washington Square groundbreaking ceremony takes place

Washington Square groundbreaking ceremony takes place

EAST CHICAGO | The City of East Chicago’s Mayor Anthony Copeland, The Foundations of East Chicago & The Department of Redevelopment Commissioner’s - Ruby Powell Flowers - President, Maune Morgan, V.. P., Ronald London, Carlyle Edwards, and Terrance Velligan hosted an official groundbreak…

October 22, 2012 12:54 pm
Mayor Anthony Copeland kicks off “Team Up & Clean Up” in East Chicago

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

EAST CHICAGO | “Team Up & Clean Up” is an awareness effort by Mayor Anthony Copeland for East Chicago. The Mayor is urging our 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 l…

September 27, 2012 11:52 am
East Chicago Health Fair a Success

East Chicago Health Fair a Success

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.

September 24, 2012 1:26 pm

Grants fund Collaborative Effort to Make East Chicago Healthier for 2012 and Beyond

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.

September 20, 2012 2:28 pm
East Chicago’s 5k Run/Walk Kicks In To Gear

East Chicago’s 5k Run/Walk Kicks In To Gear

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.

September 20, 2012 2:31 pm

East Chicago seeks resumes for consideration

EAST CHICAGO | In a continued effort to move forward, the City of East Chicago is accepting resumes for experienced professional candidates for senior management positions in the following departments:

August 09, 2012 3:14 pm

Cooling shelters open through Saturday

EAST CHICAGO | Heritage Hall Community Center, 4506 Tod Avenue will be open daily from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. (on the following days) effective Tuesday July 3-Saturday July 6 to provide shelter from the extreme hot weather.

July 03, 2012 3:37 pm
Independence Day Celebration Tonight

Independence Day Celebration Tonight

EAST CHICAGO | Mayor Anthony Copeland and the East Chicago Port Authority invite you to an Independence Day Celebration at the East Chicago Marina Boardwalk at 3301 Aldis Street. It will be an evening of fireworks, fun and entertainment for the entire family on Tuesday, July 3, 2012.

July 03, 2012 10:51 am

City announcing Summer Employment Program

EAST CHICAGO | The City of East Chicago is seeking several positions Lifeguards, Pool Supervisors, Recreational Aides/Instructors, Checkroom Attendants, and Laborers.

June 22, 2012 10:31 am

Consulate General of Mexico to provide services

HAMMOND | The Consulate General of Mexico will be providing services to the East Chicago and NWI area June 14th - 17th of 2012.

June 06, 2012 9:59 am

Phenomenal Woman Health Fair, Ice Cream Social tomorrow

EAST CHICAGO | Come out and join Mayor Anthony Copeland and

May 08, 2012 3:28 pm
Ruiz-Montero celebrates new clinic

Ruiz-Montero celebrates new clinic

EAST CHICAGO | Dr. Jaime Ruiz-Montero and St. Catherine Hospital Care Network held a grand opening for a new clinic on Columbus Drive on May, 4.

May 07, 2012 10:39 am Photos

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Weekend Inspection Program Begins

EAST CHICAGO | Effective May 5,  the East Chicago Building Department will be implementing its "Weekend Inspection Program" throughout the City of East Chicago, Indiana. The purpose of this program is to ensure that proper building permits and contractor licenses are obtained prior to beginn…

May 04, 2012 9:14 am
East Chicago Celebrates Arbor Day

East Chicago Celebrates Arbor Day

EAST CHICAGO | The Parks & Recreation Department planted a tree today in honor of Arbor Day and dedicated it to all the Senior Citizens of our fine city. The tree was planted at the Roxana Senior Citizen Center located at 900 Shell Street in East Chicago, Indiana.

April 30, 2012 12:23 am

Arbor Day in East Chicago

EAST CHICAGO |The City of East Chicago will hold a tree planting ceremony at 11 a.m. April 27. At the Senior Citizens Building located at 900 Shell Street, in honor of Arbor Day and the city's ninth year as a Tree City USA.

April 26, 2012 1:24 pm
Visit Shipshewana with the East Chicago Parks & Recreation Department

Visit Shipshewana with the East Chicago Parks & Recreation Department

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Parks and Recreation Department will host their annual trip to Shipshewana, leaving at 8 a.m. and returning at 6 p.m. on June 13 at the Parks and Recreation parking lot.

April 26, 2012 12:18 pm
E.C. Police Chief Becker and Mayor Copeland hit the Streets together

E.C. Police Chief Becker and Mayor Copeland hit the Streets together

EAST CHICAGO | Chief to Police Mark J. Becker, Mayor Anthony Copeland, Councilwoman Gilda Orange, Officers and EMA officers took to the streets to meet with local business and residents in the North Harbor area on April 25.

April 26, 2012 12:09 pm Photos

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Mayor Anthony Copeland Issues an Executive Order regarding Emergency Medical Services in East Chicago

EAST CHICAGO | In response to the City's current budget shortfall Mayor Anthony Copeland has issued an Executive Order authorizing the privatization of the City's Emergency Medical Services. While the City of East Chicago's Emergency Medical Services previously have been supported by public …

April 23, 2012 10:11 am
Housing Authority unveils its Strategic Plan for its public housing units

Housing Authority unveils its Strategic Plan for its public housing units

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Housing Authority has embarked on a five year sustainability campaign to strengthen its operation and achieve sustainability. The primary goal for this effort is to transform the agency from a traditional "Public Housing" agency to a real estate owner and deve…

April 20, 2012 11:22 am
Homebuyers Workshop set for Saturday

Homebuyers Workshop set for Saturday

EAST CHICAGO | Mayor Anthony Copeland and the East Chicago Department of Redevelopment is sponsoring a Homebuyers Workshop from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday, April 7,at the East Chicago Welcome Center, 3634 Main Street, East Chicago, IN (new building on the corner of Main and Broadway).

April 05, 2012 10:40 am
East Chicago joins Shared Ethics Advisory Commission

East Chicago joins Shared Ethics Advisory Commission

EAST CHICAGO | Mayor Anthony Copeland has taken key steps to ensure that the City of East Chicago will join the Shared Ethics Advisory Commission spearheaded by Cal Bellamy. By submitting City Ordinance No. 12-0012 to the East Chicago Common Council, the Mayor has taken an important step to …

April 05, 2012 10:23 am
East Chicago Partners with the American Red Cross

East Chicago Partners with the American Red Cross

EAST CHICAGO | On March 21, John Mitchell of The American Red Cross and Mayor Anthony Copeland signed a new memorandum of understanding with the American Red Cross. Since its founding in 1881 by visionary leader Clara Barton, the American Red Cross has been the nation's premier emergency res…

March 27, 2012 3:56 pm
Teens Tour East Chicago City Hall

Teens Tour East Chicago City Hall

EAST CHICAGO | On Tuesday, March 20, city hall was visited by 35 bright students from the East Chicago Urban Enterprise Academy led by their social studies teacher Ceretta Morris. The tour began with a greeting from our Parks and Recreation Manager Fran Nowacki.

March 26, 2012 10:57 am Photos

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East Chicago's Kenny Lofton to appear at IHLL fundraiser March 17

East Chicago's Kenny Lofton to appear at IHLL fundraiser March 17

EAST CHICAGO | The Indiana Harbor Little League will hold a fundraiser dance with special guest and former MLB star Kenny Lofton from 7-midnight on Saturday, March 17 at the Lexis Hall, 4003 Alder Avenue.

March 01, 2012 3:04 pm

Flooding in East Chicago lead to sewer problems

EAST CHICAGO | 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. In some floodprone areas, flooding can cause sewage from sanitary sewer lines to back up into houses through d…

February 27, 2012 11:44 am
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