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

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

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