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Portage Township YMCA Hosts Free Over 55 Luncheon Sponsored by Miller’s Merry Manor of Portage

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The sun was shining bright today while the Portage Township YMCA hosted an Over 55 Free Luncheon. Over 60 lunches were provided by Miller’s Merry Manor and laughter could be heard among the various conversations that took place, but lunch wasn’t the only thing being served. The over 55 group received some valuable information from Miller’s, Kim Walters, Community Relations Director. Attendees were offered free lunch gift certificates, as well as, information regarding their respite care services. Respite care, also referred to as Adult Day Care Services, are available daily, weekly, and monthly at Miller’s.

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Michigan City Cooling Centers Open

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With extreme heat and humidity expected over the next few days, Mayor Meer would like to remind the citizens of cooling centers located within the City of Michigan City.

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NIPSCO Seeks Grant Applications for Public Safety Education and Training


rot1NIPSCO is announcing a new grant to support local nonprofit organizations that provide public safety education and training across northern Indiana.

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The City of Hammond Celebrates Dual Groundbreaking & Ribbon Cutting at Oxbow Landing

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On Tuesday, Anne Anderson Director of Economic Development for the City of Hammond welcomed a strong crowd to the dual ground breaking and ribbon cutting at Oxbow Landing.

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PCACS Seeks Input on Adult Guardianship Program

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Porter County Aging and Community Services’ board of directors is examining initial steps toward establishing a more widespread adult guardianship program in Porter County.

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US Hwy 12 Train Track Crossing Repairs


my-michigan-city-cover Due to train track crossing repairs being performed by Chicago South Shore in cooperation with INDOT, the City of Michigan City is announcing that the Chicago South Shore crossing, located near the NIPSCO west gate, on US Highway 12, will be closed beginning at 7:00 a.m., on Thursday, June 7, 2018. The crossing is expected to reopen on Monday, June 11, 2018, but the length of closure may vary depending on track time, equipment and/or weather-related issues.

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NIPSCO Encourages Customers to Prepare for Summer Storm Season


rot2The arrival of warmer weather in northern Indiana means the possibility of heavy rain and strong winds that can wreak havoc and create unsafe situations. As the upcoming summer season approaches, NIPSCO advises customers to take precautionary measures and prepare for severe weather to ensure their safety.

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Mayor McDermott Announces Management Team for Sportsplex


rot5Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. announces that James Taillon, II has been named General Manager for the Hammond Sportsplex and Kymberli Roberts, Assistant General Manager Basketball/Volleyball. “We are very fortunate to have these two talented and experienced individuals to lead the Sportsplex into becoming the premiere athletic facility in Northwest Indiana.”

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NIPSCO to Explore Range of Options to Meet Future Electric Needs


rot3Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) has announced the opening of a request for proposals (RFP) to consider a combination of potential resources to meet the future electric needs of its customers.

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Metro Recycling: Making the Most of Materials While Serving Their Communities

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Members of the Ideas in Motion Media team had the opportunity to take advantage of the spring like temperatures and took a tour of the Metro Recycling Facility.

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Hammond Mayor Announces New Building Commissioner


City-of-HammondMayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. announces Robert Vale has been named Building Commissioner for the City of Hammond. As Building Commissioner, Mr. Vale will be responsible for the enforcement of the building codes on all residential and commercial properties, licensing contractors and inspection of new construction to ensure they are being built to current code.

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