Whiting on State’s Academic List

The School City of Whiting is among 7 districts of 23 that earned the state's highest accountability rating "exemplary" in the State Department of Education's Public Law 221. Statewide, in the 2nd year of such rankings, 11% of school districts improved their ranking, 58% remained the same and 32 %   Read More

Whiting Oilers Softball Team Wins Sectionals

Whiting Oilers Girls Softball team won their sectional Friday defeating Washingtownship by a score of 4-0. It was a scoreless game until the bottom of the fourth inning when Sarah Jansky hit an RBI single that drove in a run. Sarah scored off an RBI double by Sarah Watkins. Mel Dumezich ended the   Read More

Whiting Tennis Team Wins Sectional Championship!

Whiting Tennis Team won its first sectional championship in school history on Saturday, May 19, 2007, and will advance to regional action on Tuesday, May 22, 2007. Whiting had victories at all three singles spots and another at No.1 doubles. Arthur Young, Whiting's Tennis Coach, was very pleased wit   Read More

Whiting Celebrates Municipal Government Week

Whiting celebrated Municipal Government Week(May 14-18) with a wide variety of activities that familiarized students with local officials and current events. "If I were the Mayor" essay contestants from Whiting Middle School's 6th grade class visited with Mayor Joe Stahura on Monday. The seven part   Read More

Buckley Wall of Fame Dinner

The Buckley Wall of Fame is a dedication to Whiting High School graduates who have overachieved in their accomplishments and successes in their contributions to society in the areas of academics, athletics and civil accomplishments. The Buckley Wall of Fame was established in 2003 by the Whiting Bo   Read More

Spring Cleaning Sprees

May 12th "Spring Cleaning Day"This is our City's "Spring Cleaning Day". The City will provide garbage pick up on that Saturday to assist those who wish to clean out their garages, homes, yards and property of unwanted items. The City trucks will make their rounds between 7AM and 3PM to keep up with   Read More

Matching Assistance and De-Conversion Programs Expand

The Redevelopment Commission's 50/50 Matching Assistance Program within its Revitalization Area has helped well over 100 properties over the past two years improve their curbside appeal by matching up to $3,000 of a $6,000 renovation limit to the fronts of homes. Its latest matching program to de-c   Read More

Mayor to Hold Public Forum

Mayor Joseph Stahura will hold a Public Forum on Tuesday, May 8, 2007 at 6:00 PM. The Public Forum will take place at the Whiting Community Center, 1938 Clark Street in the Social Room. The panel will consist of the Mayor and the City Council. A short presentation will be followed with a question   Read More

Parking Improvement Projects

The City has begun a Parking Improvement Project that is very obvious around the Community Center, and not so obvious at the High School Football Field. Both areas will be reconstructed to provide additional parking spaces and to better control traffic flow. At the Community Center, angle parking w   Read More

Exterior Improvement/Multi Family De-conversion Programs

The Whiting Redevelopment Commission has just developed revised guidelines for our matching assistance grants for the redevelopment revitalization area for 2007. As in the past, the Commission will reimburse for front facade improvements, subject to a specific set of guidelines. Also new this year w   Read More

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