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 ...
Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

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 …

Hammond, Indiana Beach To Go Clothing Optional


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. is pleased to announce a bold new strategy to boost tourism in the City of Hammond. The mayor’s innovative thinking has brought about the decision to designate a section of the City’s Lakefront Park beach along Lake Michigan at the Hammond Marina a topless or “clothes optional” beach with activities such as beach volleyball …

Hammond Police Department among first in the State to Join ‘Neighbors’ App by Ring


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

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond announce that the Hammond Police Department is among the first law enforcement agencies in the State of Indiana to join the Neighbors app by Ring (available via iOS/Android here) to provide Hammond residents with real-time neighborhood crime and safety information. The Neighbors network already has millions of users and has …

Hammond Sanitation Department

Yard Waste Pickup Begins April 19th


CATEGORY: News, Sanitation Department

On April 15, 2019 (weather permitting), Hammond Public Works will begin curbside pickup of 30 gallon paper, biodegradable yard waste bags on a regular weekly basis. Residents can expect their yard waste pickup on the same day as their scheduled garbage pickup days. The bags must not weigh more than 50 lbs. and only grass and leaves can be placed …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Update to George Lake/Whiting Metals Air Quality Issue


CATEGORY: Environmental Management, Mayor's Office, News

The Hammond Department of Environmental Management (HDEM) has been closely following the air sampling results for lead from the air monitoring site located at the Hammond Sanitary District Pump Station which is near the intersection of Indianapolis Boulevard and Lakeview Street. The most recent air sampling results show an average lead reading of 0.091 ug/m3 (micrograms per cubic meter of …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Mayor McDermott Discusses Environmental Issues with State Officials


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. announced that on February 22, 2019, he initiated a conference call with representatives of Governor Holcomb’s office, the Commissioner of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) and members of the Commissioner’s staff to discuss the status and steps being taken to address two important issues facing the City of Hammond and its residents. …