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City of Gary Uses Smart Technology to Enhance Public Safety


rot6The City of Gary is programming a smarter city and enhancing its public safety efforts – made possible by a public safety grant from NIPSCO – with the installation of Databouy’s ShotPoint gunfire detection system in two of the city’s priority neighborhoods focused on reducing gun violence.

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Gov. Holcomb Outlines 2019 Next Level Agenda With Emphasis on Workforce, Health


2018GovHolcomb Gov. Eric J. Holcomb today announced his 2019 agenda, which continues his focus on jobs, economic growth, health, infrastructure and government service.

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Jean Shepherd Community Center Opens Warming Center


city-of-hammondBeginning Monday, November 26, 2018 to Wednesday, November 28, 2018, the Jean Shepherd Community Center, located at 3031 J. F. Mahoney Drive, will open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., to provide warmth and shelter from inclement weather.

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Munster Gas System Upgrade Project Near Completion


rot2NIPSCO to complete the installation of a new natural gas regulator station at 510 Fisher Street in Munster - a project that interconnects a 24 inch and a 30 inch natural gas pipeline from across the Illinois boarder for the purpose of providing natural gas services to NIPSCO customers. This project is part of NIPSCO’s broader, ongoing natural gas infrastructure modernization plan and includes a metering and filtration component as part of the new system upgrade to ensure safety and reliability of the system.

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NIPSCO Natural Gas System Upgrade Project Near Completion - Michigan City


rot1NIPSCO is set to complete the final phase of a three year natural gas system upgrade near Michigan City. This work is part of the company’s ongoing modernization plan to upgrade their natural gas infrastructure system.

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Hammond Breaks Ground on Ice Kube Hockey Complex

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Chilly weather made for a fitting atmosphere to celebrate the future ice hockey complex in Hammond, Indiana. On November 7, Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., the Hammond Redevelopment Commission, community members, and officials of Ice Kube LLC hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Ice Kube Sports Complex.

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McShane's Vendor Expo 2018 Provides Hands On Experience, Unveils New Name

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Free food, high-tech office equipment, and the chance to win Chicago Bears tickets. How could it get any better?! Pulse Technology, formerly known as Kramer Leonard McShane's, treated clients to a fun, hands-on experience at the company’s vendor expo today. This is the second expo Kramer Leonard McShane’s has had this year.

“The first was to just get people to see the technology we offer,” said Chip Miceli, CEO of Pulse Technology. “Today, people can get special expo pricing and learn more about the extended product lines we are now offering. We’re also unveiling our new Lorell Diamond Showroom and beginning to introduce the public to our new name: Pulse Technology.”

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South Shore Line to Make Rail Travel Even Safer with Positive Train Control (PTC)


SouthShoreNICTD At the South Shore Line (SSL), safety is the highest priority. To further enhance safety efforts, the SSL is implementing (along with all other passenger railroads in the US) Positive Train Control (PTC) technology across their entire network. The national effort for PTC began in 2008 when the U.S. Congress passed the Railway Safety Improvement Act (Act).

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NIPSCO Announces "Your Energy, Your Future" Initiative


rot7Northern Indiana Public Service Company LLC (NIPSCO), a subsidiary of NiSource Inc. (NYSE NI), unveiled an initiative today to transition customers to a more affordable and sustainable energy mix. Referred to as "Your Energy, Your Future", the effort detailed in the company’s 2018 Integrated Resource Plan, lays out a forward-looking blueprint to transition Northern Indiana's energy generation away from coal toward cleaner, more efficient and cost-competitive renewable energy sources.

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La Porte Lakes Offer Opportunity Almost All Year Round

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The La Porte Lakes make up an integral part of the city and its neighborhoods as it lies immediately northwest downtown. Its healthy waters and scenic views offer naturistic opportunities almost all year round. The Lakes offer excursions for the fall season in addition to the variety of summer season activities such as picnicking, fishing, mountain biking and much more! During the fall and spring migrations, the La Porte Lakes are considered one of the best locations in the state for observing loons, grebes and ducks. Here’s an inside look at the what each La Porte Lake has to offer.

Pine Lake

The 660 acre horseshoe shaped lake is one of the largest. Pine offers observation sites from its eastern edge along Pine Lake Avenue and south/southwestern edge along Waverly Road. The Northwest and Southwest areas can...

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South Shore Line to Offer Veterans & Active Duty Military Personnel Free Transportation Nov. 9 Through Nov. 12


SouthShoreNICTDTo show our gratitude, all veterans are invited to ride the South Shore Line for free through the weekend of November 9-­11, 2018, and on Veterans Day (November 11), observed November 12.

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