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Valpo Compost Site to Open Saturdays for Christmas Tree, Electronics Recycling


Valpo-Compost-Site-to-Open-Saturdays-for-Christmas-Tree-Electronics-RecyclingPorter County residents have a place to properly dispose of their organic holiday decorations and unwanted electronics after the New Year.

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Gov. Holcomb Outlines 2019 Next Level Agenda With Emphasis on Workforce, Health


2018GovHolcomb Gov. Eric J. Holcomb today announced his 2019 agenda, which continues his focus on jobs, economic growth, health, infrastructure and government service.

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Interested in Impacting Your Community? AmeriCorps Can Help

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Every year, AmeriCorps offers 80,000 service opportunities for adults of all ages and walks of life through a vast national network of partnerships with non-profit organizations. In Northwest Indiana, there is no doubt that AmeriCorps members have the ability to change lives while fulfilling vital roles in the community. Maddie Grimm, United Way AmeriCorps Program Director, is a master at connecting people to passionate efforts that surround their skill sets. She believes that everyone has something to bring to the table when it comes to supporting community.

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Jean Shepherd Community Center Opens Warming Center


city-of-hammondBeginning Monday, November 26, 2018 to Wednesday, November 28, 2018, the Jean Shepherd Community Center, located at 3031 J. F. Mahoney Drive, will open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., to provide warmth and shelter from inclement weather.

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United Way of Porter County Seeks Volunteers to Help Porter County Residents File Their 2018 Federal and State Income Taxes


United-Way-Porter-County United Way of Porter County seeks volunteers to help Porter County residents file their 2018 federal and state income taxes this coming tax season.

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Public Compost Sites to Close for Season December 1, 2018


Compost-piles-compressedThe last day of the 2018 season for public access to the Valparaiso compost site, 2150 W. Lincolnway, and the Boone Grove compost site, 546 South 400 West, is Saturday, Dec. 1.

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Porter County Auditor’s Office Gains a Second CPA on Staff


Porter-County-Auditors-Office-Gains-a-Second-CPA-on-StaffThe Porter County Auditor’s Office is pleased to announce that its staff now includes two Certified Public Accountants.

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Munster Gas System Upgrade Project Near Completion


rot2NIPSCO to complete the installation of a new natural gas regulator station at 510 Fisher Street in Munster - a project that interconnects a 24 inch and a 30 inch natural gas pipeline from across the Illinois boarder for the purpose of providing natural gas services to NIPSCO customers. This project is part of NIPSCO’s broader, ongoing natural gas infrastructure modernization plan and includes a metering and filtration component as part of the new system upgrade to ensure safety and reliability of the system.

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NIPSCO Natural Gas System Upgrade Project Near Completion - Michigan City


rot1NIPSCO is set to complete the final phase of a three year natural gas system upgrade near Michigan City. This work is part of the company’s ongoing modernization plan to upgrade their natural gas infrastructure system.

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Hammond Breaks Ground on Ice Kube Hockey Complex

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Chilly weather made for a fitting atmosphere to celebrate the future ice hockey complex in Hammond, Indiana. On November 7, Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., the Hammond Redevelopment Commission, community members, and officials of Ice Kube LLC hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Ice Kube Sports Complex.

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McShane's Vendor Expo 2018 Provides Hands On Experience, Unveils New Name

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Free food, high-tech office equipment, and the chance to win Chicago Bears tickets. How could it get any better?! Pulse Technology, formerly known as Kramer Leonard McShane's, treated clients to a fun, hands-on experience at the company’s vendor expo today. This is the second expo Kramer Leonard McShane’s has had this year.

“The first was to just get people to see the technology we offer,” said Chip Miceli, CEO of Pulse Technology. “Today, people can get special expo pricing and learn more about the extended product lines we are now offering. We’re also unveiling our new Lorell Diamond Showroom and beginning to introduce the public to our new name: Pulse Technology.”

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