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Center Twp. votes to keep trustee job for now

Center Twp. votes to keep trustee job for now

CENTER TOWNSHIP | In a close race, Republican Party Co-chairman Doug Miller squeaked by former Valparaiso Councilman Bob McCasland, who in the past was kicked out of the party for not being Republican enough, in the primary for Center Township trustee.

May 06, 2014 8:45 pm Photos


Conover, Barone battle for Porter County 3rd district seat

Conover, Barone battle for Porter County 3rd district seat

A budget that doesn't balance and the fate of the $160 million from the sale of Porter hospital are some of the major issues facing the winner of Tuesday's Republican primary battle between incumbent District 3 Porter County Councilwoman Karen Conover and Russell Barone.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos


McCasland wants to eliminate township government

McCasland wants to eliminate township government

CENTER TOWNSHIP | Doug Miller wants to be the first new person to hold the Center Township trustee position in 32 years. Bob McCasland wants to be the last to hold it.

May 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos


Conover retiring after 32 years as trustee

CENTER TOWNSHIP | For the first time in 33 years, Center Township will have a new trustee.

February 08, 2014 9:00 pm

Center Township chips in for homelessness position

VALPARAISO | The Center Township Board voted to contribute $5,000 a year for two years to the county effort to end homelessness, but might not be able to give Valparaiso Schools $700 for a month of drug testing.

August 21, 2013 6:00 pm

Applicants sought for 2 Valpo school board slots

VALPARAISO | Center Township residents interested in being appointed to the school board now have several ways to apply for the job.

April 13, 2013 12:00 am

Fewer people needed Center Twp. help in 2012

VALPARAISO | With the first decrease in several years in the amount of money given out for township assistance, Township Trustee Chuck Conover said he hopes the economy has turned the corner to recovery.

January 27, 2013 5:15 pm

Hazlett retires from Center Twp. Board

VALPARAISO | When the Center Township Board holds its organizational meeting Jan. 8, for the first time in 18 years, Charles Hazlett will not be a member.

December 24, 2012 12:00 am

Backing up data a burning issue for Center Twp.

VALPARAISO | The need to have a back-up for computer information is a lesson Center Township Trustee Chuck Conover learned many years ago.

December 22, 2012 6:15 pm
Center Twp. fire house named for longtime trustee

Center Twp. fire house named for longtime trustee

CENTER TOWNSHIP | The Valparaiso Fire Department's west side fire station was named Wednesday in honor of the longtime township trustee who helped make it a reality.

May 23, 2012 8:15 pm Photos



Valpo, Center Twp. to vote on fire territory March 28

VALPARAISO | To avoid laying off firefighters and keep the fire and ambulance protection at the current levels for Valparaiso and Center Township, the two are expected to approve a new fire territory March 28.

February 28, 2012 8:00 pm

Valpo, Center Twp. ink fire protection pact

VALPARAISO | The city and Center Township have approved the annual contract to provide fire protection to areas outside Valparaiso boundaries. The contract includes extra money to help buy equipment.

October 17, 2011 6:30 pm

Valpo Fire Department to get funding help from township

VALPARAISO | The Center Township Board has tentatively agreed to help the Valparaiso Fire Department with extra funds this year and next.

September 16, 2011 4:28 pm

Knauff retires from 2nd career on township board

VALPARAISO | When the Center Township Board meets Jan. 4 to elect officers, Myron Knauff won't be there, at least not as a board member, for the first time in 24 years.

December 19, 2010 12:00 am

Poor relief need still growing in Center Township

VALPARAISO | As the need for township assistance continues to grow, the Center Township Board approved the new income levels Tuesday that residents must meet for the temporary help.

December 15, 2010 12:00 am

Consider their motivation in praising Conover

Isn't it ironic that Stephen Buck and Debbie Adams have contributed such glowing letters to the editor in support of Chuck Conover for Center Township Trustee? After all, why wouldn't they? Buck is president of the Center Township Advisory Board, and Adams admitted that Conover has been her …

October 26, 2010 12:00 am

Part-timer Conover has paid himself lavishly

Let me get this straight. Chuck Conover has been Center Township's trustee for almost 30 years. For seven terms he has paid himself lavishly from taxpayer dollars while operating a "part-time" office that, by most accounts, continues to come up short in providing adequate accessibility to Va…

October 10, 2010 12:00 am

On Nov. 2, vote for Conover, not for more government

As a Center Township board member for the past 12 years, I feel compelled to correct some partial truths that have been circulated recently.

October 07, 2010 12:00 am

Retain Chuck Conover as Center Township trustee

Chuck Conover has proven to be a fiscally responsible manager of the taxpayers' money in Center Township for many years.

October 05, 2010 12:00 am
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