Hammond Community Corporation 2019 Grant Application Now Available

CATEGORY: Community Development, News

The City of Hammond for the social betterment of the community formed the Hammond Community Corporation in 1997. The organization is designed to grant financial assistance to Hammond not-for-profit organizations to enrich the quality of life in our community. The Hammond Community Corporation was originally funded by money donated from the Empress Casino-Hammond (now known as Horseshoe Casino–Hammond). These funds …

2019 Trick-or-Treat Hours

CATEGORY: Featured, News

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has announced that the 2019 Trick-or-Treat hours for Halloween on Thursday, October 31st, will be from 5pm until 7pm. Please call 219-853-6301 or 219-853-6378 if you have any questions. Have a safe and Happy Halloween!

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

New Pedestrian Bridge Now Open

CATEGORY: Engineering, Mayor's Office, News

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond are proud to announce the grand opening of our new Erie-Lackawanna pedestrian bridge over Calumet Avenue and Conkey Street scheduled for Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 3:00pm. The five-span, 600-foot-long multi-use bridge will be completed at a cost of $3.3M, with $2.0M coming from Federal Transportation Enhancement funding by the …

Hammond Offers First Bicycle Repair Station


Due to a gift from the United Citizens Association, Inc. (UCA), users of Hammond’s growing system of bicycle trails can now inflate tires, make adjustments and even repairs. The DERO Fix it Station is located along the Wolf Lake Trail near the guardhouse. DERO Fix it Stations includes all the tools necessary to perform basic bike repairs and maintenance, from …

Blue Dot Safes to Conduct Open Interviews

CATEGORY: Economic Development, Events, News

Blue Dot Safes, in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development, will host a Hiring Event on Thursday, Sept. 12th from 10am – 3pm at the HDC Building, 5233 Hohman Ave. Blue Dot Safes is a growing safe manufacturing company in Downtown Hammond. Bring your resume and come learn about their open positions. For more information, please call the …