33rd Annual Hammond Sports Hall of Fame Induction Banquet


CATEGORY: Events

The Hammond Sports Hall of Fame will honor seven individuals from the city’s proud athletic past during its 33rd annual induction dinner program, Tuesday, March 12 at the Hammond Civic Center. The inductees are: Hammar earned 13 varsity letters and was a 4-time 1st team all-conference selection in cross country, track & field and basketball. She holds three school track …

Hammond Sportsplex to Host House Youth Volleyball League


CATEGORY: Events, Sportsplex

The Hammond Sportsplex is hosting a House Youth Volleyball League beginning Thursday, March 7, 2019, for children ages 10-15 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. Finally, a league that is affordable for kids that want to learn to play volley or play volleyball for fun without all of the pressure of tryouts and travel. All practices and games will be …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Mayor McDermott reschedules February Mayor’s Night Out


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has rescheduled the February 27, 2019 Mayor’s Night Out in the 5th District due to a scheduling conflict. The new date will be Wednesday, August 7th at Purdue University Northwest from 6:30pm until 8:30pm. The Mayor’s Night Out Program was initiated by Mayor McDermott in 2004 when it was originally called The Mayor’s Night …

Diseased Trees Removed from Harrison Park


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News, Parks Department

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott has announced that due to the impact of the Emerald Ash Borer insect that is devastating ash trees throughout the country, the City of Hammond Parks and Recreation Department has started on tree removal of the dead and dying ash trees at Harrison Park (Hohman Ave. and Waltham St.). This insect will have a large …

Mayor’s Commission on Disabilities Recognition Award Nomination Form

Annual Disabilities Awards Breakfast & Resource Fair


CATEGORY: Community Development, Events

The purpose is to recognize youth, adults, and organizations that reach out and make a difference regardless of a disability. Mayor’s Commission on Disabilities will choose award winners. The Mayor’s Commission on Disabilities would be greatly honored if you would nominate someone you think deserves recognition from one of the following categories: Nomination Deadline: Friday, March 8, 2019 New for …

Hammond Invitational Tournament (H.I.T.) 2019


CATEGORY: Events, Mayor's Office

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 Friday, May 31st through Sunday, June 2nd, 2019, the fifth annual Hammond Invitational Tournament (HIT) will take place throughout Hammond. Over the last several …

New Pedestrian Bridge Construction Begins in Hammond


CATEGORY: Engineering, Mayor's Office, News

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond are excited to announce construction of the new pedestrian bridge over Calumet Avenue and Conkey Street beginning today. Funding for the majority of the project comes through the Northern Indiana Regional Planning Commission’s (NIRPC) access to Federal Transportation Enhancement funding. The local match comes from the City. The bridge connecting …

2019 Black History Month Celebration


CATEGORY: Events

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., the Department of Community Development, the Black History Coalition Committee and the Hammond Human Relations Commission, will host the 2019 Annual Black History Month Celebration. The celebration will take place in the Community Room of the Hammond Sportsplex Facility located at 6630 Indianapolis Blvd. Hammond, Indiana, on Thursday, February 14, 2019, beginning at 10:00 …

Hammond City Hall Remains Closed Due to Extreme Weather


CATEGORY: News

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has once again announced that due to the extremely cold temperatures and wind chills, Hammond City Hall and non-emergency city offices will remain closed on Thursday, January 31st. Garbage and Recycling will also be delayed. Reminder, anyone experiencing cold-related issues may call 911 or go to the Hammond Police station at 504 Douglas Street. …