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Porter Health Care System Offers Emergency Medical Services Class

VALPARAISO | Porter Emergency Medical Services will offer an Emergency Medical Technician Course beginning Nov. 3, 2014 through May 20, 2015. The class will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays, with an occasional Saturday, from 5 to 9 p.m. at 2206 LaPorte Ave. in Valparaiso.

August 13, 2014 9:38 pm

Portage Fire Department accepting applications

PORTAGE | The Portage fire Department is accepting applications for firefighters through May 14.

April 27, 2014 3:44 pm
New firefighter dedicated to helping people when they need it most

New firefighter dedicated to helping people when they need it most

St. John resident Jessica Tas is proving her versatility as a new member of the St. John Volunteer Fire Department, 11033 W 93rd Ave.

March 12, 2014 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Emergency responders can be counted on

WILLIAM NANGLE: Emergency responders can be counted on

When tragedy strikes, emergency responders spring into action.

January 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Porter Health Care System offers Emergency Medical Services Class

VALPARAISO | Porter Emergency Medical Services will offer an Emergency Medical Technician – Basic Course (EMT-B) beginning Nov. 4, 2013 through May 28, 2014. The class will be presented on Mondays, Wednesdays and an occasional Saturday, from 5 to 9 p.m. at EMS Station 2, 2206 LaPorte Ave. in…

September 20, 2013 6:05 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: It’s been an honor to be a federal employee

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: It’s been an honor to be a federal employee

This is my last column for The Times as I end my time at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and retire from the National Park Service.

August 11, 2013 12:00 am

Four Hobart firefighters recognized for lifesaving efforts

HOBART | Acting Fire Chief Brian Kerr recognized the lifesaving skills of four firefighters at a recent Board of Public Works meeting.

July 09, 2013 8:30 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

Lake Station EMS looking to hire residents as EMTs

LAKE STATION | The Lake Station Emergency Medical Services is looking to hire local residents as EMTs for part-time positions.

March 08, 2013 12:00 am

Lake Station seeking to hire EMTs for part-time positions

LAKE STATION | The Lake Station Emergency Medical Services is looking to hire local residents as EMTs for part-time positions.

March 05, 2013 12:05 am

Vets might get fast track to emergency medicine license

INDIANAPOLIS | Military veterans with training and experience in emergency medicine would be immediately eligible for an Indiana emergency medical service provider license under legislation separately approved Monday by the Senate and House.

February 11, 2013 5:15 pm Related
Gary EMTs say age, not job experience, led to firings

Gary EMTs say age, not job experience, led to firings

GARY | Three fired Gary emergency medical technicians said they were targeted for layoff because of their age and their seniority was not considered.

January 12, 2013 7:30 pm Photos

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Hobart officials consider privatizing city's emergency services

HOBART | City officials are exploring the possibility of privatizing Hobart's emergency medical services, said City Councilman David Vinzant, D-5th.

January 09, 2013 9:45 pm

Gary City Council fires 15 first responders effective New Year's Eve

GARY | Juana McLaurin's 32 years of service with Gary will end at midnight Monday when the city cuts her job and those of 14 other first responders.

December 28, 2012 10:45 pm
Kouts teen scores a save at basketball game

Kouts teen scores a save at basketball game

KOUTS | The lessons he learned in his EMT class came in handy for Spencer Finney during a basketball game at Kouts High School.

December 03, 2012 5:30 pm

Hebron puts out call for volunteer firefighters

HEBRON | The "help wanted" sign is out at the Hebron Volunteer Fire Department.

June 24, 2012 6:30 pm

Portage fire department seeking applicants

PORTAGE | The City of Portage Fire Department is seeking applicants for firefighters.

April 01, 2012 6:30 pm
Valparaiso senior puts first responder skills to use

Valparaiso senior puts first responder skills to use

VALPARAISO | When a student fell to the floor in the boys locker room at Valparaiso High School, briefly losing consciousness, the first person to his side was a South Haven volunteer firefighter.

December 08, 2011 7:15 pm
Project Lead the Way classes teach life skills

Project Lead the Way classes teach life skills

HOBART | Aleesha Cook has some specific goals in mind. The 17-year-old Hobart High School junior wants to be a paramedic. Cook, who also is in Hobart's Junior ROTC program, is taking the first step now; she enrolled in the EMT program at Hobart High School.

December 02, 2011 3:30 pm Photos

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Benefit dinner set for EMT battling brain tumors

Benefit dinner set for EMT battling brain tumors

NEW CHICAGO | Last December, Eric Maurer was diagnosed with a meningioma brain tumor. Surgery to remove the tumor was performed at Chicago's Rush Hospital in January and was a success, in spite of three remaining small inoperable tumors.

November 03, 2011 12:00 am
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