Mayor McDermott announces “HUB of Innovation” ribbon cutting this Friday

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A formerly vacant building in downtown Hammond is being revitalized and celebrated with its grand opening and ribbon cutting on Friday, January 16, 2015 at 2:00pm. The HUB of Innovation, at 5233 Hohman Avenue, is an extension of the Hammond Innovation Center, in partnership between the Redevelopment Commission and the Hammond Development Corporation. The HUB, which stands for Hammond Understands …

Hammond Public Library hosts Terminal Town exhibit, highlighting Chicago’s transportation history

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Terminal Town is a festival of events showcasing Chicago’s role as a center of U.S. passenger transportation. Running from autumn of 2014 through April 2015, the festival offers everyone in the metropolitan region opportunities to take part in presentations, special events, tours and competitions. The festival also includes a traveling exhibit and an all-color illustrated book. All are designed to …

Hammond Public Library announces Job Ready Service Program

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The Hammond Public Library announces the Job Ready Service Program, a three-week training seminar to educate job seekers on strategic methods to assist them in obtaining employment. Library staff will offer training in the use of bibliographic resources, as well as instruction on the latest trends in prospective markets. We hope to engage local businesses and organizations that also would …

Splash Dance and Bizarre Bazaar keep summer alive in Hammond

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[text-blocks id=”credit_times”] While summer is winding down and children have returned to school, the city of Hammond still has plenty of fun planned. A Special Needs Splash Dance is planned from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at Hammond’s splash pad at the Wolf Lake Aquatic Play Center, a state-of-the-art facility at 2100 Calumet Ave. complete with splash pad, changing rooms, …