The North Judson-Wayne Township Volunteer Fire Department will replace another vehicle, following action by the town council Monday. Council members agreed to let Fire Chief Joe Leszek purchase a Ford Expedition EL from Asia Motors.Continue reading
The North Judson-Wayne Township Volunteer Fire Department will soon get a piece of potentially life-saving equipment, thanks to some grant funding. Fire Chief Joe Leszek told the town council Monday that the department has gotten a Hardesty Memorial Endowment Fund grant for a new Lucas device.Continue reading
The North Judson-Wayne Township Volunteer Fire Department will soon replace one of its trucks. Fire Chief Joe Leszek told the town council Monday that the department was able to buy a 2011 International light rescue vehicle, with funding from the township as well as a department fundraiser.Continue reading
The Starke County Election Board will make a fourth attempt at approving a vote center plan. It once again failed to get the required unanimous vote during a special meeting Monday. Board Member Harrison Fields again cast the opposing vote.Continue reading
Early voting hours for North Judson’s General Election were finalized by the Starke County Election Board Thursday.Continue reading
In order to celebrate their 130th anniversary, the North Judson-Wayne Township Volunteer Fire Department will be holding an open house at their fire station next month.Continue reading
Shortly before 11:00 a.m. (on Monday, August 19th), the North Judson-Wayne Township Volunteer Fire Department responded to a large shed fire in the 7400 South block of State Road 39.
NJ-WT FD officials stated that on arrival, the shed was almost fully engulfed and the roof collapsed shortly after they got to the scene.Continue reading
The spouses of North Judson-Wayne Township Volunteer Firefighters recently started an auxiliary and have already held a few successful fundraisers.Continue reading
A fire destroyed an unoccupied mobile home near North Judson Saturday night. North Judson-Wayne Township firefighters say it happened just before 8:30 p.m. on Dawn Drive East. The trailer was three-quarters engulfed when they arrived.Continue reading
The light conversion project at the North Judson-Wayne Township Firestation is nearly complete.Continue reading
North Judson-Wayne Township Volunteer Firefighters will be receiving some specific gear for water and ice rescues.Continue reading
Officials at the North Judson-Wayne Township Volunteer Fire Department will be able to convert multiple lights over to LED without utilizing any money from their budget.Continue reading
A potential sign project at the North Judson-Wayne Township Volunteer Fire Department was revisited when town council members met last Monday.Continue reading
A possible lighting upgrade is being considered at the North Judson-Wayne Town Volunteer Fire Department building.
During the first North Judson Town Council meeting of the year, Fire Chief Joe Leszek informed members about the potential lighting overhaul.Continue reading
The North Judson-Wayne Township Volunteer Fire Department has been busy recently, according to Fire Chief Joe Leszek.Continue reading
A resident had to be airlifted to an Illinois hospital after receiving a severe injur at a North Judson home on Wednesday.
According to Town Marshal Kelly Fisher, NJPD, the North Judson-Wayne Township Volunteer Fire Department and Starke County EMS all responded to a severe injury call at a residence on George Street around 4 p.m. on January 9th.Continue reading
Around 12:20 p.m. on Sunday, December 30th, the Starke County Dispatch Center alerted emergency officials of an accident near 1740 S on State Road 39.
Dispatch reports that Starke County Sheriff’s Department, Starke County EMS, the North Judson Police Department and the North Judson-Wayne Township Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene.Continue reading
A driver was reportedly airlifted from a cornfield near Toto Road, following a Sunday night crash.Continue reading
The winners of the Light Up North Judson decoration contest will be announced during tonight’s Town Council meeting at 6:30 p.m. Members are also expected to go over the 2019 salary ordinance and discuss the Rich Grove Township Fire Service Contract during tonight’s meeting.
Currently, other townships, such as Jackson and Wayne, are on fixed contracts with the North Judson-Wayne Township Volunteer Fire Department, where a flat fee of $10,000 is paid annually. On the other hand, Rich Grove Township has a pay-by-call contract where $660 is paid per call. Continue reading
Three local fire departments are teaming up to provide temporary coverage to Railroad Township. The North Judson-Wayne Township Volunteer Fire Department announced on Facebook Thursday that Chief Joe Leszek, along with the chiefs of the LaCrosse and Medaryville-White Post Township volunteer fire departments, have agreed to cover Railroad Township on a non-contracted basis.