Hammond Invitational Tournament (H.I.T.) 2018

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Dear League President/Team Manager: On behalf of the City of Hammond, I am excited to announce and invite your baseball team(s) to what has become one of the premier summer invitational tournament in the region. From June 1st – 3rd, the fourth annual Hammond Invitational Tournament (HIT) will take place throughout Hammond. Over the last several years, my administration has …

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Hammond Housing Market Trending Up

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Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott is proud to announce that Hammond’s housing market is trending upwards. In 2017, 42% of houses were sold within the first 30 days and 26% within first 60 days receiving 98% and 96% of listing price respectively. In the last five years, the median selling price in Hammond has increased by $32,500 and the number …

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Robertsdale Residents To Find More Flood Insurance Relief

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“Once again, I cannot tell you how excited I am to announce more flood relief for our residents,” said Mayor McDermott. “This has not come easy and has taken a long time to achieve this goal.” The announcement comes just days before the retirement of Mr. Don Novak, Hammond’s Flood Plain and Zoning Administrator. “I’m happy to finally have my …

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City of Hammond to Assist in Funding GPTC’s Lakeshore South Route

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Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. announced today that the City of Hammond has committed to providing a one-time amount of $50,000 to assist the Gary Public Transportation Corporation (GPTC). The Town of Merrillville had already agreed to donate a similar amount. The Lake County Government has proudly donated $150,000 towards GPTC. The monies from the City of Hammond, coupled …

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Ribbon Cutting at New Forsythe Park Dog Park

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Please join Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. for a ribbon cutting ceremony of the new Dog Park at Forsythe Park (across from the pavilion). The ceremony will take place on Wednesday, November 8th at 4:00pm Be sure to bring your canine friends with you.

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Lear Corporation Groundbreaking

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Please join Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Lear Corporation officials for a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, November 1st at 3:00pm for the new Lear manufacturing plant to be located at 2204 Michigan Street, Hammond.

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LPR Cameras Instrumental in Capturing Robbery Suspect

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Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr is pleased to announce that the new LPR system, dubbed Hammond Blue Net, was instrumental in identifying a vehicle in connection with multiple home invasions and robberies in both Hammond and Lansing. The information led the Hammond Police to the identification and capture of a suspect who is currently in custody pending charges. The …

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Mayor McDermott reschedules October Mayor’s Night Out

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Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has rescheduled the October 18, 2017 Mayor’s Night Out in the 6th District due to a scheduling conflict. The new date will be Monday, October 30, 2017 at Galaxy Hall, 6723 Kennedy Avenue from 6:30pm until 8:30pm. Parking is provided at the Hose Connection across the street. The Mayor’s Night Out Program was initiated …