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Cinderella Returns by Indiana Ballet Theatre – 2024

     Indiana Ballet Theatre is proud to announce their performance favorite, Cinderella, for their spring ballet! Auditions were held in February and they have a very excited cast. Performance dates and locations:     Join Indiana Ballet Theatre as they present Cinderella for our annual spring performance! This beloved favorite is a comedic classical…

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Marian Theatre Guild’s “Birthday Candles” – Review by Carol Moore

**** Highly Recommended The Marian Theatre Guild production of Birthday Candles is a definite must-see. Kudos to Susan Bobos on her tour de force performance. I don’t mind telling you that this beautiful play made me laugh and moved me to tears. It’s a shame that MTG only does four performances of their plays. This…

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“Birthday Candles” Opens THIS WEEKEND!

By Gayle Faulkner Kosalko      April’s “Birthday Candles” at Marian Theatre Guild    This unusual story is about Ernestine Ashworth, a teenage girl, who spends her 17th birthday agonizing over her insignificant place in the universe.  The play then takes the audience through her 18, 40th, 70th and 101st birthdays (the actor plays all…

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IDEM Reschedules Public Meeting for BP Permit to Feb 22nd

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) has rescheduled the public meeting for BP Products North America Inc.’s Whiting Business Unit draft air permit renewal application for 6 p.m. (CT) on Thursday, Feb. 22 at Calumet College of St. Joseph. IDEM has also extended the public comment period for the permit renewal application to Monday, Feb.…

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NwIndiana Festival Featured For the First Time by the State of Indiana

Whiting’s Pierogi Fest is featured on the front cover of the 2024 Indiana State Festival Guide. This is the first time a Northwest Indiana Festival has been on the Festival Guide Front Cover. Nationally – recognized Pierogi Fest has won a number of accolades as one of the best festivals in the nation.  Distributed to…

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Peoples Bank Employees Donate $27,000 to Local Charities

     The 2024 donation season has begun! They are beyond excited to start distributing the funds their employees who have raised funds for local organizations that benefit our communities. Stay tuned to their social media to learn about the amazing organizations they’re  supporting in 2024!         Peoples Bank’s commitment to public service…

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Fantasticks Opens This Weekend – Nov 4th & 5th

    By Gayle Faulkner Kosalko      The Musical  “The Fantasticks” Opens in Whiting’s Marian Guild this weekend. “The Fantasticks” is the Whiting’s Marian Theatre Guild’s musical fare which runs Saturdays November 4, 11, and 18 at 7:30 with 3:00 Sunday matinees November 5, 12, 19.      The Fantasicks is off-Broadway’s longest running musical. …

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The Nutcracker Has Only 4 Show Dates Left!

IBT presents “The Nutcracker”      Everyone’s favorite holiday tradition is just around the corner — The Nutcracker. Indiana Ballet Theatre (IBT) will be performing its 21st annual performance throughout Northwest Indiana this year.      Composed in 1892 by treasured composer Peter IIyich Tchikovsky’s, The Nutcracker, is one of the most memorable ballet classics.…

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Decorated Halloween Homes

2023 Homes are in Red, We Will Be Updating as Halloween Gets Closer CHESTERTON:   Haunted Backyard Trail, 2023 1613 union Ave., Fri, Sat and Sun Only, Animatronics, Watch for lights and listen for screams. Clown tent, haunted house, corn maze, strobe lights in fog machines are used. Facebook  CEDAR LAKE: 12601 Fairbanks St., 2022 CROWN…

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White Castle Walls For Sale in Whiting

    “We may have lost our original White Castle building, but the walls of this yummy fortress remain,” said Gayle Faulkner Kosalko of the Whiting Robertsdale Historical Society Museum.     Thanks to the generosity of White Castle, the museum was allowed to take many of the original porcelain panels.  The panels were then cut into…

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