Category Archives: Whiting

New High Tech Changes Make Print Better Than Ever!

NEW Reasons Why A BUYERS’ DIRECTORY WORKS:   • Print Directs customers to Your Website instead of an Internet Search that shows Your Competition! (on Search Engines) • Stays in the homes and offices for years, while internet ads disappear quickly into cyberspace. • Print is permanent, stable, reliable and not a flash of the…

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Santa’s Second Hand Shop – Whiting Indiana

Secondhand Santa Shoppe takes place Saturday, December 5      The Secondhand Santa Shoppe, presented by Arts Alive!, will be open on Saturday, December 5th from 11a.m. to 2p.m. at  Studio 659 is located at 1413 – 119th Street next door to Bulldog’s Brewery.   The Christmas sale, which  has accompanied the Ethnic Cookie Bake Sale for…

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Lake County Indiana Goes Code Red with Increases

     The State has implemented a color-coded system to inform Hoosiers about the COVID-19 Status in each county – Red, Orange, Yellow and Blue.  Lake County Became Code Red on November 18th.      Once a Code is declared the county cannot be changed for two weeks and can only be changed if the…

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Lake County Indiana Covid-19 Update

Here’s the new COVID-19 Data results for Lake County Indiana. We stopped taking the time to calculate the results back in August. However, with the recent resurgence in cases, it seems we’re back with more concerns about COVID-19. Some of the Lake County cities that were spared in the beginning are now surging and the…

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65th Anniversary of Standard Oil Fire in Whiting Indiana

by John Hmurovic      Sixty-five years ago this month, Whiting was the site of one of the most spectacular industrial explosions in history. A solid, steel hydroformer, a unit used to increase the octane of gasoline, shattered into pieces in a powerful blast at the Whiting Refinery, then owned by Standard Oil. The sound of…

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Lake County COVID19 Cases Increasing But Slowing

    Lake County COVID-19 Cases have increased in 10 days, but shows signs of slowing down. According to the State of Indiana Website, the previous week (July 29th thru Aug 4th) Lake County had an increase of 594. Within the past 10 Days, there’s been in increase of 509, which shows a decrease in…

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Hammond Dance Center Competes Virtually

   Every year, Michelle’s Dance Group goes to  Dance Competitions around Chicago. But with Covid-19, live, in person competitions were cancelled this spring. But they did get to compete in the Starboard National Talent Competition “virtually.’    All entries were recorded in the studio and sent to Starboard who live streamed them during the competition.…

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Classes Set to Begin at Calumet College of St. Joseph

     Calumet College of St. Joseph plans to return to campus for the Fall semester with traditional classes beginning August 24th.  College Survival Orientation will take place on August 20 & 21. Enrollment is up and they are excited to welcome new and returning students to campus.      Whether you are a recent high…

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Whiting Adds Emergency Boat to Their Fleet of Vehicles

     The City of Whiting Parks Department is excited to announce the addition of a new emergency boat to their fleet of vehicles. The Wing Inflatables 13’9” PR.4 boat is constructed in Northern California from “the most advanced materials on the planet,” according to the company’s website. It will be used primarily by lifeguards and the…

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Wham Bike Ride Returns To Hammond

Join us for the 9th Annual Whiting, Hammond, Highland, and Munster Midnight Bike Ride. Enjoy a ride through Hammond, Whiting, Highland, and Munster’s beautiful neighborhood bike paths and city streets on Saturday, August 8th, 2020. Start and end at Hammond iconic Wolf Lake Pavilion, ride along the majestic shores of Lake Michigan, and enjoy the…

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