Edison Park Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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Please join Hammond Mayor, Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Hammond Board of Parks Commissioners and 4th District Councilman William Emerson for a ribbon cutting ceremony of the revitalized Edison Park. The ceremony will take place on Wednesday, November 14th at 3:30pm at Edison Park. The public is welcome to attend!

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Stateline Residents Receive Long Awaited Flood Insurance Relief

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. is thrilled to announce that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) granted flood insurance relief for additional residents in the Forest Avenue and Stateline Avenue sections in southwest Hammond. Residents will receive flood insurance relief on November 14, 2018 after FEMA approved the Letter of Map Revision prepared by the US Army Corps of Engineers …

Job Posting: Correctional Officer

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High School Diploma or GED (General Equivalency Diploma) Ability to pass an FBI/NCIC (Federal Bureau of Investigation/National Information Center) criminal history screening and Hammond Police Department background check Ability to pass Standard Aptitude Test, Typing Test of 25 correct words per minute, Physical Agility Test, Voice Stress Analysis, Psychological Test, Drug Screening, and Oral InterviewWithin one year of hire (probationary …

Kube Sports Complex Groundbreaking

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Please join Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Hammond Redevelopment Commission, and officials of Ice Kube LLC as they break ground for the new Ice Hockey Complex on the former Hammond FOP site, 2825 J. F. Mahoney Drive in the Hessville section of Hammond on Wednesday, November 7th at 2:30 p.m. This $7.5M, 94,000 sf facility is a perfect complimentary …

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Hammond Announces Interest in Gary Gaming License

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Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. announced his support for the relocation of a casino license that is currently held by the Majestic Star Casino in the City of Gary to a location in the City of Hammond. “Today a legislative study committee recommended relocating the two licenses held by Majestic Star in Buffington Harbor. We want the legislature to …

Tuesday Night Soccer Returns

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation invite all area soccer enthusiasts to come out on Tuesday nights from November through March to play and/or be coached in soccer. Come out and play, no matter what your skill level, at the Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive from 6:00 – 9:30p. Here is the current …

Calumet Avenue Closure

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INDOT notified the City of Hammond today of the revised closure date for Calumet Avenue between Michigan Street and Sibley Street in Hammond for Thursday, October 24 through Friday, October 25, 2018, to complete a bridge deck pour over the Indiana Harbor Belt and State Street. The closure was expected to occur earlier this week but the Contractor, Dunnet Bay, …

Orak Shrine Circus Returns to Hammond

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the 55th Edition of the Carden International Circus proudly present the 2018 Orak Shrine Circus at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 S. Sohl Ave., beginning Friday, Nov. 23 through Sunday, Nov. 25. Come and see the elephants, tigers, ponies, dogs, aerialists, jugglers and much, much more! Three big days … six big shows!! Friday …