Mayor Joe Stahura’s Annual Blood Drive Results

Mayor Joseph Stahura and the City of Whiting would like to thank everyone who showed up to donate blood for Whiting's Annual Blood Drive. We had 45 donators show and 38 were eligible to donate. 2 of the donators opted to do Red Cell Donation which counts double, so all together we had 42 units don   Read More

City of Whiting to Receive IACT Community Achievement Award

The City of Whiting has been selected to receive the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns (IACT) Community Achievement Award for the Alley Recycling Cart Program. The IACT Annual Awards Program honors communities for outstanding achievement, innovation and leadership in municipal government. Fo   Read More

Mayor Joe Stahura’s Annual Blood Drive

The Mayor's Blood Drive will be held at the Community Center on Saturday, September 8th from 8 AM to 1 PM. Heartland Blood Centers has partnered with the City of Whiting to enable the community to participate in this exceptionally rewarding program. Blood donors are literally giving a living part o   Read More

119th Street Cruise Night presents Bob West as Elvis

119th Street Cruise Night presents "Bob West" as ELVIS on Wednesday, August 15, 2007 from 6PM to 9PM. Wear your best 70's outfit. Check out our new sound system in town. Enjoy 50/50, music, door prizes & more each month! Car Registration is FREE. Limited amount of Free Official Cruise Night T-S   Read More

City of Whiting’s Position on BP’s Water Permit

Recent news articles regarding the BP water permit have created the false impression in some readers minds that the City of Whiting is responsible for authorizing increased levels of pollutants to be discharged into Lake Michigan. We also feel it is important to note that a Chicago Tribune article   Read More

Pierogi Fest® Among Top 10 Wackiest U.S. Festivals

Virtual Tourist, the popular travel research and social-networking site, released it members' and editors' top picks for wacky, and otherwise memorable, festivals in the United States. Pierogi Fest®; July 27-29; Whiting, Indiana -- This event is packed full of food, costumes, a polka parade, polka   Read More

Congratulations Kim Rock, BP “A+ for Energy ” $10,000 Grant Winner

Congratulations to Kim Rock, a 3rd grade teacher at Nathan Hale Elementary in Whiting, Indiana, won a $10,000 grant for her program "Energy Savers" in the BP "A+ for Energy" program. BP will provide 1.25 million in grants and scholarships to 122 teachers in the Chicago and Northwest Indiana area. "   Read More

Northside Matching Assistance Program a smashing success!

The Whiting Redevelopment Commission recently approved 75 applications for the northside (non-revitalization area) matching assistance program totaling over $160,000. Due to the overwhelming response, the Redevelopment Commission officially closed the program to new applications effective June 13.   Read More

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

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