Former President Bill Clinton Coming to Whiting!!

We have just been informed that former President Bill Clinton will be visiting Whiting this Thursday, May 1. Details will be posted as soon as they become available. Let's fill the room (wherever it may be), to give him a warm Whiting welcome.   Read More

RDA Approves Funding

The Regional Development Authority approved $2.5 Million in funding for the City of Whiting to begin planning necessary for lakefront development, run infrastructure into Whiting Park and complete a bike/pedestrian trail linking the Park to the Lake George trail system. Work on these projects will b   Read More

Mayor to Hold Public Forum on New Tax Law & Water Plant Decision

Mayor Joe Stahura will hold a Public Forum to summarize the tax reform law that was recently enacted via House Bill 1001. He will also outline the recent decsion to purchase water from Hammond. The forum will be held on: April 2, 2008 at 6:00 pm at the Whiting High School Auditorium Mayor Joe will a   Read More

Long-time Sanitary District Commissioner Steps Down

Sanitary Board President Michael Mazur has resigned effective March 31. Michael and his wife Nancy will be moving to Florida. He has served the City by serving on the Board of Sanitary Commissioners for over 32 years, many of those as its President. Michael and Nancy will be sorely missed by each   Read More

Amended Legislation Will Help Whiting!!

THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!!!! On Friday, the members of the Indiana General Assembly revised House Bill 1001 in a manner that reduces the devastating consequences that were originally projected to affect Whiting. The revised bill will still force the City to make significant cuts, but I believe the redu   Read More

Ice Rink Closed

The Ice Rick located at Standard Diamonds is officially closed for the season. We would like to thank everyone who took the time and came out and enjoyed themselves this year. We hope to see you again next season.   Read More

Whiting Adopts New Ethics Code

The Whiting Common Council recently adopted a new ethics code. Read the full text of the Times story here: http://nwi.com/articles/2008/03/03/news/lake_county/docdc0c3d19a703b2e9862574000081aa4d.txt   Read More

Artist Betty Delinck at CornerStone Gallery

CornerStone Gallery will display the works of acclaimed local artist Betty Delinck through March 29th. The show, Felicitous Felines, features paintings in various media of cats wild and domestic, large and small. Originally executed for the final exhibit of her Master's degree, Betty's Felines have   Read More

Mayor Stahura Releases 2007 State of the City Report

Mayor Joe Stahura has presented the annual State of the City Report to the City Council on February 19. The report outlines the accomplishments of 2007 and the goals for 2008. The report can be reviewed on-line by clicking here.   Read More

Science Olympians make State competition

The WHS Science Olympiad team is busy getting ready for State competition, having recently qualified at a Regional event at Purdue Calumet. The Science Olympiad season began with Whiting hosting their second Invitational competition. Since then, science teachers Dan Nichols and Jeremy Long have coac   Read More

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