Hammond Fire Chief Reminds Residents of State Fireworks Laws


CATEGORY: Fire Department, News

The Hammond Fire Department would like to remind Hammond residents of Indiana fireworks laws during the July 4th holiday season. Fireworks can be purchased only by persons 18 years of age or older. Locations where fireworks may be discharged: On the user’s property; On the property of someone who has consented to the use of fireworks on that property; At …

Tennis Lessons at Harrison Park


CATEGORY: News, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks and Recreation presents Tennis Lessons at Harrison Park. Session 1 will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays (June 18, 20, 25 & 27; July 2, 9, 11, & 16). Session 2 will also be on Tuesdays and Thursdays (July 18, 23, 25 & 30; August 1, 6, 8 & 13). The registration deadline …

Job Posting: Civic Center Building Engineer


CATEGORY: Job Posting, News, Personnel

Ability to work mainly at Civic Center, but also at other parks and recreation facilities as needed Familiarity working with a boiler heating system Past pool and/or spa maintenance experience This shift will mainly be the 1st shift as well as regular hours on certain Saturdays as scheduled during facility hours. Will be required to work as scheduled to optimize …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Mayor McDermott Names New Corporation Counsel


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. announces Kevin Smith has been named Corporation Counsel for the City of Hammond effective Monday, June 3rd. Mr. Smith graduated from DePaul University School of Law with a Juris Doctorate in 1994 and from the University of Pennsylvania in 1991. Mr. Smith is a founding partner in the law firm of Smith Sersic. He has …

Vendors Sought for Autumn Colors Fall Craft Show


CATEGORY: News, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation are pleased to bring you the first Autumn Colors Fall Craft Show on Saturday and Sunday, October 5th & 6th, 2019, from 10:00am – 3:00pm at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 S. Sohl Avenue. Vendor applications are currently being taken for this event. A 10’x10’ vendor booth for the two …

Hammond Parks Department Announces Summer Recreation 2019


CATEGORY: News, Parks Department

Details Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation present: Summer Recreation 2019, a supervised program with Arts & Crafts, Sports and Games. Five Weeks of summer fun: June 10th - July 12th Monday - Friday, 9:00am to Noon. Breakfast provided by the School City of Hammond (served 9:00am through 10:00am) Children will be in a supervised day camp ...
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Mayor McDermott Announces Reduced Cost Home Security Program Event


CATEGORY: Hammond Police Department, Mayor's Office, News

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond today announced its partnership with Ring and details for the upcoming launch of a joint program that will provide discounts for Hammond residents who wish to purchase select home security devices. With funds approved by the City of Hammond along with matching funds from Ring, the $37,500 discounted home security …

Hammond Announces NFL 100 Original Towns Combine Partner


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. is pleased to announce that the Hammond Sportsplex is teaming up with Empowering Athletes For Life to host a combine during the NFL100 Centennial Celebration at the Hammond Sportsplex on April 27th. The combine will be open to kids from 6th grade through 12th and take place from 2pm – 5pm. Shane Lawson, Certified …