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The Tribune will not publish Wednesday out of concern for carriers' safety

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Due to the sub-zero temperatures and bitter wind chills in the forecast, the Chesterton Tribune will not publish on Wednesday, Jan. 30.

The Tribune’s offices will also be closed.

The main reason: the danger posed by the cold to walking route carriers.

The Tribune will publish as usual on Thursday, Jan. 31, and its offices re-open at 8 a.m.

Trash Pickup to be Delayed

In Chesterton, Republic Services will not be collecting refuse and recycling on Wednesday, Street Commissioner John Schnadenberg announced at Monday night’s Town Council meeting.

Schnadenberg said that the firm is concerned about the safety of its employees and the effect of the cold on the garbage truck’s hydraulics.

Wednesday’s route will be collected on Thursday, Thursday’s on Friday, and Friday’s on Saturday.

Other Cancellations/ Closures

* The Porter town hall will be closed on Wednesday and re-open as usual on Thursday.

* Duneland Seniors at the Porter Community Building in Hawthorne Park will not meet on Wednesday.

* Porter-Starke Services office locations in Valparaiso, Portage, and Knox will be closed on Wednesday. Emergency services will still be available by calling (219) 531-3500.

* All Porter County government offices will be closed Wednesday.

* The Duneland Chamber of Commerce office will be closed Wednesday and Thursday.

* Duneland School activities are cancelled or postponed including all sports.

See Cold weather forces schedule changes for CHS sports for details.

* Westchester Libraries are closing at 5 p.m. today. Libraries will be closed Wednesday and reopen Thursday at 1 p.m.







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