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Guild stages powerful play focusing on 9/11 heroes

With spring comes a very unusual show at the Marian Theatre Guild in Whiting. "The Guys" by Anne Nelson is a play that director Jayma Kay Emerson's hopes will affect each audience member in his own special way.

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Fire damages barn at E.C. waste facility

EAST CHICAGO | Firefighters spent nearly 12 hours Saturday battling a blaze near a petroleum pipeline at Allied Waste Co. in East Chicago.

April 12, 2014 5:38 pm

Ordinance to amend Hammond firefighters' contract causes tension

HAMMOND | Three weeks after Hammond firefighters and the city signed a contract, an ordinance pitched by 6th District Councilman Homero Hinojosa is causing tempers to flare.

April 05, 2014 7:00 pm

Hobart to hire firefighters with grant funds

HOBART | Mayor Brian Snedecor feels blessed after the city received a federal grant to hire new firefighters.

March 07, 2014 7:00 pm

McDermott, Hammond firefighters reach contract agreement

HAMMOND | Firefighters and Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. reached an agreement on a new contract Monday during an acrimonious City Council caucus meeting.

January 28, 2014 9:00 pm

Portage apartment building blaze displaces residents

PORTAGE | A fire displaced residents of a small apartment building on the city's west side.

January 25, 2014 7:31 pm

Hammond firefighters may be in for new contract

HAMMOND | The city’s firefighters may be getting a new contract after all.

January 18, 2014 8:15 pm

Dyer approves salary ordinance

DYER | The Dyer Town Council approved a salary ordinance, but not without a little back and forth between members.

December 25, 2013 8:00 pm

Cost high for removing roundabout's oil-soaked soil

VALPARAISO | The first complaint about the new five-points roundabout is in: There aren't enough lights on the trees in the center island.

December 15, 2013 7:15 pm

Hobart's interim fire chief steps down

HOBART | Interim Fire Chief Brian Kerr has stepped down from the position he's held for little more than three months.

October 04, 2013 8:15 pm
Lansing firefighters support Northwest Indiana Cancer Kids Foundation

Lansing firefighters support Northwest Indiana Cancer Kids Foundation

LANSING | It's not unusual to see firefighters hosting fundraisers for various causes, but members of the Lansing Professional Firefighters Local #3709 decided to dig into their own pockets in support of families dealing with a child suffering from cancer. The members made personal donations…

September 12, 2013 6:19 pm
S'ville firefighters, council meet about proposed contract

S'ville firefighters, council meet about proposed contract

SCHERERVILLE | Schererville firefighters say they are continuing efforts to establish a working contract with the town.

August 20, 2013 4:39 pm
Firefighters plan fundraiser for families of fallen hero and wounded warrior

Firefighters plan fundraiser for families of fallen hero and wounded warrior

LANSING | A group of Calumet City firefighters with big hearts loaded two little boys into a fire engine on Monday for a ride around the neighborhood. Three-year-old Antione Cook and eight-year-old Emmanuel Cook lost their father, Indiana Guardsman Willie Cook, earlier this year.

August 13, 2013 6:17 pm Photos

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Vacant Lake Station house catches fire for second time

Vacant Lake Station house catches fire for second time

LAKE STATION | Firefighters responded to a fire Friday night in an abandoned house at 3225 34th St.

August 02, 2013 11:00 pm

Chief pitches raise for Dyer firefighters

DYER | Fire Chief Thad Stutler wants to give Dyer’s volunteer firefighters a 50-cent per call raise.

July 07, 2013 7:30 pm
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July 05, 2013 12:00 am
Firefighters celebrate graduation

Firefighters celebrate graduation

OAK FOREST | The Fire Academy for the Mutual Aid Box Alarm System Division 24 recently held its graduation ceremony at Oak Forest's Gaelic Park.

May 17, 2013 5:30 pm

Schererville firefighters seek agreement

SCHERERVILLE | Schererville firefighters want to establish a working agreement with the town.

April 20, 2013 7:52 pm

Lake Station fire auxiliary set to host pancake breakfast March 24

LAKE STATION | The Lake Station Fire Department Auxiliary will hold a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 24 at Fire Station No. 1, 1876 Fairview Ave.

March 05, 2013 12:00 am
PSC announces Basic Firefighter and EMT grads

PSC announces Basic Firefighter and EMT grads

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Prairie State College recently held graduation ceremonies for the Basic Firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician programs.

February 01, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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