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Lake building E-911 from the floor up

Lake building E-911 from the floor up

CROWN POINT | Lake officials are building, equipping and staffing their new E-911 service in a burst of activity this month.

September 25, 2014 6:45 pm

Lake E-911 mergers still need state's OK

CROWN POINT | Lake County's proposed consolidation of police, fire and emergency medical services is still awaiting state approval.

September 15, 2014 5:02 pm

Who you gonna call? When in doubt, try the library

Your local library is the place to come for great materials, fun and interesting events or classes, and easily accessible computers. And where do you go when you have questions and need help? How do you find the best resources and information for your research and education?

September 15, 2014 12:00 am

3 suburbs have Lake E-911 over a $2.6 million barrel

CROWN POINT | Lake officials may lose $2.6 million a year in public safety funds if Cedar Lake, St. John and Schererville won't merge their police, fire and emergency medical service communications by year's end.

September 11, 2014 3:55 pm
Lake County Public Library welcomes new director/CEO

Lake County Public Library welcomes new director/CEO

Ingrid Norris has become the eighth director in the 55-year history of the Lake County Public Library.

September 08, 2014 12:00 am

E-911 compatible radio equipment on order for Crown Point

CROWN POINT | Officials have approved the purchase of $710,112 in new radio equipment compatible with the Lake County consolidated E-911 central dispatch system.

September 02, 2014 12:00 am
Library Director retiring after 28 years with LCPL

Library Director retiring after 28 years with LCPL

Ana Grandfield, director of the Lake County Public Library, is shelving her last book Friday, retiring with 28 years of service to the LCPL.

August 25, 2014 12:00 am

A library card is the smartest card you can own

As the new school year arrives, the Lake County Public Library would like families to be aware how important a library card can be. That is why the American Library Association observes September as National Library Card Sign-up Month.

August 18, 2014 12:00 am

Meals on Wheels schedules training for new volunteers

MERRILLVILLE | Meals on Wheels invites interested volunteers candidates to attend a Volunteer Orientation and Training Session at the Meals on Wheels Community Room, 8446 Virginia St. A one-hour session will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday and 1:30 p.m. Thursday. Applicants will have an opport…

August 10, 2014 12:00 am

The Week Ahead- Lake County

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August 03, 2014 12:00 am

Calling all dispatchers: Lake to hire E-911 communicators

CROWN POINT | Lake County will be calling police, fire and emergency medical dispatchers this month as they prepare to staff their E-911 service.

July 31, 2014 11:35 am

Don't let summer go by without a visit to the library for books and movies

What's on your “To-Do” list this month? Are you saving your vacation for the closing days of summer, or are you already gearing up for back-to-school? Whatever you are up to, don't forget to put the library on your list of places to visit.

July 21, 2014 12:00 am
Meals on Wheels of NWI volunteer treated to lunch and awards

Meals on Wheels of NWI volunteer treated to lunch and awards

HOBART | Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana honored its volunteers this spring at a Volunteer Recognition Luncheon for the good work they do all year round. A family-style meal was served to all the volunteers who attended to thank them for the meals they serve all year long.

July 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lake County Public Library conducting online survey

MERRILLVILLE | The Lake County Public Library is conducting an online survey through July 21 to find out how patrons use the library’s computers and Internet connection and how this service has made a positive impact on their lives.

July 09, 2014 12:00 am

Spend this summer at the Lake County parks

Spend summer with the Lake County Parks and Recreation Department. There are plenty of indoor and outdoor activities for all ages.

July 07, 2014 12:00 am
Counties tweaking E911 to fit their needs

Counties tweaking E911 to fit their needs

Every 911 call placed in Porter County is answered at the county's central communications center located south of U.S. 30 on Ind. 49.

July 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lake County Public Library salutes Read-a-Thon winners

Lake County Public Library salutes Read-a-Thon winners

HOBART | The Lake County Public Library Foundation recognized first-place winners of its annual Read-a-Thon at the awards ceremony at Avalon Manor last month.

June 30, 2014 12:00 am

Tax Transformers: The Age of Reassessment

CROWN POINT | Alert the police. Northwest Indiana tax officials are reassessing again.

June 28, 2014 10:15 pm

Lake official wants to block suburban E-911 plan

CROWN POINT | The Lake County E-911 chairman said he is building a back-up emergency call center in East Chicago as a bulwark against a rival public safety dispatch service proposed by Cedar Lake and Schererville town officials.

June 26, 2014 5:00 pm

Adult learners can apply for several scholarships

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community Foundation will begin accepting online scholarship applications Tuesday for the Women’s Giving Circle Scholarships, the Ron and Suzanne Borto Scholarships, the Kathy Townsend Memorial Scholarship and the Crown Point Lions Club Scholarship.

June 26, 2014 12:00 am
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