Category Archives: Whiting

Whiting Parks Saves Snowy Owl

by Gayle Faulkner Kosalko Hopefully, “Owl” be Back!        Officer Milford Hale with the WPD found a beautiful Snow Owl in Lakefront Park.  It appeared that its wing had been broken.      Ann Canning of the Park Department said that after many hours of calls, they found a wildlife rescue that was willing to take…

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Whiting’s Summer with the Symphony Season Begins

     Saturday, July 22, begins the 24th season’s  Summer with the Symphony program with the Whiting Park Festival Orchestra.  The WPFO opens with “Shaken not Stirred – Music of James Bond.” This first concert is the return of Jeans ‘n Classics which scored a triumphant success in 2015 with the orchestra.  The program features music…

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Pierogi Festival Announces New Changes & New Additions

        For 23 years, Pierogi Fest has delighted attendees with old favorite s and lots of new changes, and this year’s festival will once again exceed attendee expectations. Once again, the festival will serve up massive amounts of food, with more than 80 food booths…one of the largest food festivals in the Midwest!        A…

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City of Whiting Celebrated July 4th with lots of Photos!

         The City of Whiting once again hosted a massive fireworks celebration in Whiting Park on July 3rd!  The fireworks began at 10pm., but folks came early to get their seats, see old friends, and enjoy the pre-fireworks festivities.  The party began at 7p.m.  As usual, there was delicious food, live music, and a beer…

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Serbian National Baseball Team Competes w/ Local Oilmen

A Special Baseball Exhibition Competition will take place from July 7th thru July 11th with the Serbian National Baseball team on their first U.S. Tour!  This competition is sure to be exciting and competitive! (no game on Monday July 10th)       The first recorded baseball game in Serbia was played in 1935. The first baseball club…

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Oilmen Baseball Season Begins!

The NWIndiana Oilmen Baseball games started on Thursday June 8th and the last home game is Wednesday, July 26th. TUESDAY Nights have special seating price of only $2 excluding July 11th. WACKY WEDNESDAYS feature all kids 12 and under are $1 with a paid adult (box office only). THIRSTY THURSDAYS have Miller Light and Coors…

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Thursdays are Miller Pint Night at Oil City Stadium

Thursday’s are Miller Pint Night @ Oil City Stadium where domestic pints are only $2.00 dollars June 8th, 15th, 22nd 29th, July 13th and July 20th!  Every Thursday the Northwest Indiana Oilmen play at home is a great value night for those who love the great taste of Miller Lite & Coors Light Beers.  Come…

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One Minute After Sunrise Book Signing June 25th Whiting

New Book on Standard Oil Fire Now Available       It was one of the most spectacular industrial disasters in American history when it occurred. In the hours after the August 27, 1955 explosion and fire at the Standard Oil Refinery people around the world became familiar with Whiting, Indiana. It was front page news. Those…

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Pierogi Festival Returns to Whiting

The Pierogi Festival family is wacky and wonderful and held this year from July 28th – July 30th in downtown Whiting, Indiana. You’ll find a life-size Polish pastry or Mr. Pierogi himself and a cast of characters that has grown over the years. Where else can you see grown women dressed up like our grandmothers…

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Super Hero Saturday Coming to Whiting Indiana

Unleash your inner super hero on Saturday June 17th, in Downtown Whiting. Dress in your favorite super hero costume and soar into Whiting from 11am – 3pm to enjoy FREE super hero Activities up and down 119th Street. Go above and beyond to win this year’s Cosplay (Costume Play) Contest for all ages. See you…

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