North Township Trustee
North Township Trustee Frank Mrvan talks with The Times' Crista Zivanovic and Doug Ross about his work in East Chicago, Hammond, Highland, Munster and Whiting.
The 73,069 people who received $5.3 million in poor relief from township trustees in Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties in 2013 represent a heavy burden on local government resources, local government officials said.
EAST CHICAGO | Several agencies are combining forces to help East Chicago residents qualify for utility and rental assistance.
The issue between Everybody Counts and the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Authority is simple. NIRPC isn't complying with the terms of an agreement they signed in federal court, after a class action lawsuit was filed on behalf of people with disabilities throughout Lake County.
It's a wonder the upcoming generations in Northwest Indiana have any civility toward one another at all given the way they see some of the adults behave toward one another.
HIGHLAND | The North Township trustee's office will host a Mother's Day Champagne Brunch on May 12 at Wicker Park.
EAST CHICAGO | The cause of a New Year's Day apartment building fire that displaced 21 people likely will not be determined until later this week, a fire official said Wednesday.
Hundreds of people line up Saturday morning to pick up warm clothing during the annual coat drive hosted by the North Township trustee's office.
HIGHLAND | The weather and the reception was bountiful Saturday for hundreds of needy families who took advantage of North Township Trustee Frank J. Mrvan's annual coat drive.
HAMMOND | About 100 region residents gathered Sunday at the tomb of a Hammond veteran who served his country more than a century ago, commemorating the sacrifices of America's bloodiest war.
HAMMOND | Nearly a century and a half has passed since Hammond Pvt. Nicholas Mashino survived a battle wound at one of the bloodiest engagements of the Civil War.
Valerie Czapkowicz, of Munster, receives a free manicure and hand massage Wednesday from volunteer Natalie Orozco, a student from Tricoci University of Beauty Culture in Highland, at the Wicker Park Social Center.
The second annual North Township Battle for Blood, sponsored by North Township Trustee Frank Mrvan, exceeded its goal of 100 units of blood by collecting 111 units.
The struggle for control of the troubled Oak Hill Cemetery in Hammond is over. North Township not only is cleaning up the cemetery, but also is its new owner.
Lesley Saliga, center, of Munster, talks with April Zandy, left, of Visiting Angels Living Assistance Services about jobs at the company Thursday during the sixth annual Community Career Fair presented by the North Township at the Wicker Park Social Center in Highland.
Rick Comanse, of East Chicago, talks with Irma Guevara of Mulit-Wall Packaging Corp. about jobs at the company during the sixth annual Community Career Fair presented by the North Township at the Wicker Park Social Center in Highland on Thursday. Comanse, who recently started receiving gover…
HAMMOND | Three additional bones found Wednesday during an excavation of a cemetery dirt pile are human, the Lake County coroner's office confirmed Friday.
HAMMOND | North Township maintenance crews found three more bones Wednesday in a dirt berm near an area where five human bones were found Sunday at embattled Oak Hill Cemetery.
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