Editor's note: This is the second in a series of periodic interviews with individuals providing leadership in Northwest Indiana.
WHITING | Ground was broken Tuesday on the first new mixed-use development to be built in the city in more than 60 years.
Whiting Mayor Joe Stahura poses in the outfield bleachers at San Francisco's AT&T Park.
Whiting Mayor Joe Stahura, holding a bat signed by Indiana's mayors, poses alongside wife Diane in front of sports photos of prominent Chicago athletes.
National Tourism Week, May 3 through May 11, recognizes the impact travel and tourism has on our nation. In Lake County alone, tourism is a $1.62 billion industry, creating jobs and supporting local businesses. But with so many destinations, how does a visitor choose the perfect location for…
Four Lake County mayors were recognized Monday for their efforts to increase their knowledge of municipal government.
The sign in the locker room said, “When the going gets tough, the tough get going.”
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INDIANAPOLIS | The owner of a central Indiana bar was the winning bidder for one of the six new alcohol sale permits designated for Whiting lakefront restaurants.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Alcohol and Tobacco Commission on Nov. 1 will auction six new alcohol sale permits for Whiting lakefront restaurants, but Mayor Joe Stahura isn't expecting any bidders. For now.
Three cities. Three mayors. One goal.
HAMMOND | The city is putting new pressure on Griffith, Highland and Whiting to pay more for the wastewater treatment the city sanitary district provides.
The impact on the region of BP's modernization project at its Whiting Refinery is so big, five years down the road it's hard to quantify, Whiting Mayor Joe Stahura said.
Not all debt incurred by government is dangerous or irresponsible. Taking on debt for capital projects — including roads, needed building renovations and so on — with a clear and identified plan for repayment is an accepted practice of doing government business.
INDIANAPOLIS | Whiting Mayor Joe Stahura plans to aggressively move ahead on new lakefront development projects now that the city has six additional alcohol sales permits.
Why would mayors around the state support mass transit legislation that only affects central Indiana residents?
INDIANAPOLIS | A House committee made Whiting the sole beneficiary of a plan allowing additional liquor licenses at new restaurants adjacent to Lake Michigan.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Senate-approved plan for unlimited alcohol sales licenses at restaurants along Lake Michigan, especially in Whiting, is likely to be altered before getting a vote by the House.
WHITING | Work on Whiting's lakefront transformation is expected to pick up this month with a boardwalk, bike path and fishing pier taking shape through July.
Whiting Mayor Joe Stahura spends time with NWI Now to reflect on 2012 and take a look at exciting initiatives being implemented in 2013.
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