Construction Begins on New Single Family Homes

Construction has begun on the new homes along New York Avenue. The Redevelopment Commission will be building two new single family homes at 1933 New York Ave. (Lot 2) and 1945 New York Ave. (Lot 6). These two homes are the first of five to be built along New York Ave. These two homes will be three   Read More

Mayor Releases 2006 State of the City Report

Mayor Joe Stahura released his 2006 State of the City Report to the City Council today. His report is a summary of performance of the City in the year 2006. You can view a copy by accessing the City's web site by clicking here.   Read More

Office Complex may be Built in Whiting

An engineering firm received preliminary approval to build a new office complex on vacant property near the BP refinery formerly occupied by Globe Building Materials. The Redevelopment Commission has partnered with the Valdes Engineering Company (VEC) of Lombard, Illionois, to create a Planned Unit   Read More

Good Government Initiative Forum

The Good Government Initiative Forum was held on Friday, January 26, 2007 at the Purdue University Calumet Center which presented progress reports, including success stories. The forum on the Good Government Initiative wasn t just about what the Maximus Consultant recommended. It was about what loca   Read More

Good Government Initiative Implementation Report Released

On January 26, Mayor Joe Stahura spoke at the Good Government Initiative Public Forum at Purdue University Calumet outlining how the City has implemented many of the recommendations of the Good Government Study. The Mayor outined several projects that have improved the City's operation and many mor   Read More

Clerk-Treasurer Margaret Drewniak elects to retire at the end of 2007

Long time Clerk-Treasurer Margaret Drewniak has announced that she will not seek re-election in the May Primary Election. Mrs. Drewniak, who began her public service career in 1970, is beginning her 37 year serving the citizens of Whiting. Whiting has been a part of my life for many years , stated   Read More

St. John Student Brett Gibbons spends a day with the mayor

On January 2, St. John the Baptist 5th Grade student Brett Gibbons spent a day in City Hall with Mayor Joe Stahura. Brett helped the Mayor run the City and gave him some sound advice throughout the day. Brett's parents were the highest bidders at the St. John Winter Festival silent auction to give   Read More

Whiting & Hammond Partner on Park & Rec Fees

The cities of Whiting and Hammond have been researching ways to improve the efficiency of their joint operations by looking for ways to partner on programs and projects. The opportunities are numerous and both cities feel confident that signifciant savings and efficiency enhancements can materializ   Read More

Whiting Public Schools Excel in ISTEP Scores

Click here to read a recent Northwest Indiana Times news article - review article.   Read More

Redevelopment Commission Seeking Sealed Quotes

The Redevelopment Commission purchased the building located at 1520 119th Street. The Commission is seeking sealed quotes for its demolition and will open them at its Dec. 27th special meeting. The building was deemed a safety hazard and short of issuing a demolition order from the building departme   Read More

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