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Gary EMS

Gary EMS

A Gary Fire Department ambulance responds to a call in Gary. 

June 12, 2014 12:00 am
New ambulance christened

New ambulance christened

PORTAGE | It's a time-honored tradition in the fire service to invite the community to stand beside firefighters and christen a new piece of equipment before putting it into service.

February 21, 2014 5:52 pm Photos

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Meeting scheduled to discuss M'ville ambulance contract

MERRILLVILLE | The town's Public Safety Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Town Hall, 7820 Broadway.

February 21, 2014 12:00 am

Portage Fire Department will dedicate ambulance Friday

PORTAGE | The Portage Fire Department will host a wetting ceremony to place its newest rescue ambulance in service.

February 15, 2014 5:45 pm
Trauma center efforts advance

Trauma center efforts advance

Northwest Indiana remains without a trauma care center, but several local hospitals are applying this year for a trauma center designation.

January 15, 2014 11:37 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Paramedics' role in health care could change

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Paramedics' role in health care could change

As we begin 2014, we will all experience changes in our health care due to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. All areas of health care will strive for an increased focus on preventative care as well as outcome based medicine. EMS and pre-hospital care will be experiencing some dr…

January 05, 2014 12:00 am

Burns Harbor may end ALS ambulance service

BURNS HARBOR | Many municipalities across the region have been eying or acquiring advanced life support ambulance service rather than outsourcing to private service providers.

December 08, 2013 11:00 pm

LS council gives initial OK to ambulance fee hikes

LAKE STATION | The City Council gave initial approval Thursday to an ordinance increasing the city's ambulance service fees.

September 05, 2013 9:45 pm

Lake Station officials still studying ambulance fee hike

LAKE STATION | The possibility of the city raising its ambulance fees remains under discussion.

August 20, 2013 6:30 pm

Lake Station City Council tables action on ambulance fee hike

LAKE STATION | The City Council took a pass Thursday on voting on an ordinance increasing ambulance service fees in every category.

August 01, 2013 10:15 pm

Area EMS officials consider ambulance fee hikes

The revenue generated by Lake Station's ambulance service isn't as healthy as the city's emergency medical services director would like.

July 27, 2013 7:32 pm
Chesterton’s ambulance service up and running

Chesterton’s ambulance service up and running

CHESTERTON | The town’s new advanced life support ambulance service began Saturday, and Mike Orlich, chief of the Chesterton Fire Department, says it “went well.”

June 01, 2013 8:15 pm
Chesterton starts new ambulance service

Chesterton starts new ambulance service

Steve Sloan, firefighter/EMT, and Jackie Kistner, paramedic, prepare equipment for the Chesterton Fire Department's advanced life support ambulance service in partnership with Superior Ambulance Service. The service began Saturday.

May 31, 2013 7:28 pm
Gary EMS call volume has not mirrored population drop

Gary EMS call volume has not mirrored population drop

A Gary Fire Department ambulance respond to a call in Gary.

April 23, 2013 3:04 pm

Hobart officials ponder ambulance service cost cuts, including pay

HOBART | The Hobart City Council is considering what some believe is a cost-effective move for compensating the city's cross-trained firefighters.

April 15, 2013 8:01 pm

Cedar Lake amends ambulance service fees

CEDAR LAKE | The Town Council on Tuesday approved an ordinance amending nonresidential ambulance transport rates.

March 19, 2013 10:30 pm

Private or fire-based ambulance services? It's a hot issue

Merrillville turned its emergency medical services over to a private ambulance company in 2008 as a way to cut costs, Merrillville Fire Chief Ed Yerga said.

March 10, 2013 10:47 pm

Ambulance at Station No. 2 available from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

HOBART | The city's Fire Department has returned an ambulance and two cross-trained firefighters to staff it to Fire Station No. 2, city officials said Friday.

March 10, 2013 12:00 am
Congressman Visclosky salutes Franciscan St. Anthony paramedics who assisted in Superstorm Sandy efforts

Congressman Visclosky salutes Franciscan St. Anthony paramedics who assisted in Superstorm Sandy efforts

U.S. Rep. Peter Visclosky, D-Merrillville, congratulated, presented letters of commendation and spent about 45 minutes hearing the experiences of Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point-affiliated paramedics, who volunteered to travel to New Jersey to assist in Superstorm Sandy relief operations.

March 08, 2013 2:45 pm Photos

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Porter County's assets promote economic development

Porter County's assets promote economic development

The new Porter Regional Hospital officially opened Aug. 25.

March 03, 2013 12:00 am
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