Category Archives: Whiting

25 Years of Summer with the Symphony

It’s time to enjoy what many people near and far consider some of the most entertaining evenings that Whiting has to offer each year, the Summer with the Symphony concerts at the Whiting Pavilion.   The Whiting Park Festival Orchestra (WPFO) is conducted by Maestro Robert Vodnoy and the idea of what has become our own…

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“FUR” Your Enjoyment – the Mascot Hall of Fame

by Gayle Faulkner Kosalko      No, it’s not a typo.  You’ll find the word fur cleverly used throughout the upcoming Whiting Mascot Hall of Fame which was opened on April 7th for a “furst look.”     Mayor Joe was on hand to answer questions and greet people as families with kids poured into the huge…

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Marian Theatre Presents Farndale Murder Mystery

Marian Theatre Guild Presents F.A.H.E.T.G. by Gayle Faulkner Kosalko        After seeing the Marian Theatre Guild’s “The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society Murder Mystery,” you’ll remember how funny it was even if you can’t remember the name.  It’s long on title and long on laughs.   “There are several plays involving these…

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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 24 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! The dates…

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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

    Five local players will be participating in the first inaugural International Baseball Challenge (IBC) coming to Oil City Stadium July 15-22, 2018.     Adam Panayotovich (Mt. Carmel H.S.), Christian Bokich (Hinsdale Central H.S.), Cal Djuraskovic (Bishop Noll H.S.), Daniel Balich (Hanover Central H.S.), and Conner Tomasic (Lake Central H.S.) were selected to represent Team…

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Oilmen Baseball Season Begins!

The NWIndiana Oilmen Baseball games start  on Thursday June 5th, 2018 and the last home game is Wednesday, July 25th, 2018. TUESDAY Nights have special seating price of only $2 (excluding July 16th.) WACKY WEDNESDAYS feature all kids 12 and under are $1 with a paid adult (box office only). THIRSTY THURSDAYS have Miller Light…

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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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