will be open throughout the community for Dunelanders without air
conditioning or whose A/C fails during the next few dangerously hot days,
with temperatures as high as 100 degrees being forecast through Saturday.
the Town Hall meeting room, 726 Broadway. The meeting room is now open 24/7
through the weekend. Water and cots will be provided. No need to call head.
call the Porter Police Department first, at 926-7611. Cooling shelters may
include the Community Building in Hawthorne Park, 500 Ackerman Drive; or the
Porter Fire Station, 550 Beam St. Transportation may be available for Porter
residents, as resources permit.
--In Burns Harbor:
the Fire Station, 308 Navajo Trail; with the Town Hall, 1240 N. Boo Road, as
an overflow site if needed.
Chesterton: the Duneland YMCA, 215 Roosevelt St. in Chesterton. Open 5
a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday; 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and 10 a.m.
to 4 p.m. Sunday.
--In Chesterton as
well: the Thomas Branch of the Westchester Public Library, 200 W.
Indiana Ave. Open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.
--Also in Porter:
the Hageman Branch of the Westchester Public Library, 100 Francis St. Open 9
a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday; closed on