Monster Mash at the Jean Shepherd Community Center

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., The Hammond Parks Foundation, Inc. and Hammond Parks & Recreation invite you to the City of Hammond’s Monster Mash! Come out to the Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive on Friday, October 20th from 5pm until 9pm IN COSTUME for some tricks, treats and to do the monster mash! Cost: $5 per couple …

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Africa Tarver Appointed to NWI Regional Development Authority Board

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Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. announces Africa Tarver will fill the remaining term of Philip Taillon on the Northwest Indiana Regional Authority (RDA) Board. Mr. Taillon’s resignation was brought about by his new position of Chief of Staff for Mayor McDermott. “With her background in economic development, I believe Africa is an excellent choice for this Board,” stated Mayor …

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Hammond Sportsplex and Community Center Groundbreaking Set for Friday, August 11th

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The City of Hammond invites the public to attend a groundbreaking ceremony for the $17 million Hammond Sportsplex and Community Center on Friday, Aug. 11 at 2 p.m. at the site of the former Woodmar Mall, 6630 Indianapolis Boulevard. The new 135,000-sft complex will offer six basketball courts, 12 volleyball courts, two regulation-sized indoor soccer fields, six indoor batting cages …

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Mayor McDermott Announces Administrative Personnel Changes

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Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. is pleased to announce numerous changes taking place in his administration. “Three of the positions listed below were created for succession purposes,” stated Mayor McDermott. “For instance, Mark, Rick and Matt will be able to step in and fulfill the duties of their respective Directors in the case of illness, vacation or other unforeseen …

Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra @ The PAV

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Port Authority are proud to announce that the Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra will return for their annual concert at The Pavilion at Wolf Lake on Friday, August 11th. Bring your chairs, blankets, and picnic baskets and join us for a wonderful evening of marvelous entertainment. Kids! Join us 1 hour before show …

Applicants Sought for New Hammond Police Academy Bound Sponsorship Program

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Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. and the City of Hammond Police Department are seeking applicants for the new Hammond Academy Bound sponsorship program. The program sponsors Hammond residents wishing to become Hammond Police Officers. Applications will be accepted starting Monday, July 31st through Friday, August 11th in the Chief’s office at the Hammond Police Department located at 509 Douglas Street in …

2nd Annual Race to the Rescue

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Port Authority are proud to announce Race to the Rescue, an event to honor our first responders. Head to The Pavilion at Wolf Lake on Sunday, September 10th for a day full of activities for everyone. You will also enjoy our family activities, raffles, and more! Register today at www.active.com or in …

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Hammond Increases Police Presence Through Hiring of Correction Officers

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Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. is pleased to announce the hiring of four new civilian Correction Officers. These Correction Officers will take the place of uniformed Hammond Police Department officers who have traditionally guarded the detainees in Hammond City Jail. “This is comparable to hiring four police officers,” stated Mayor McDermott. “With the new Correctional Officers, four of our …

Lil Wayne at the Hammond Civic Center

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Tickets are available now for the Summer Power Festival, featuring Lil Wayne and Blac Youngsta live! The Festival is coming to the Hammond Civic Center on Saturday, September 2, 2017, and is open to all ages. Gates open at 5pm. Visit any DTLR location or www.summerpowerfest.com to get your tickets today. Call 708-986-8890 for more information.

2nd Annual Polka @ The PAV

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Dance the afternoon away to the sounds of the fantastic live polka band, Tony Blazonczyk’s New Phaze, while you sit back, relax, and enjoy the gorgeous views of Wolf Lake. Food will be available for purchase by Hammond’s Cavalier Inn and a cash bar. Remember to bring your own lawn chairs and/or blanket for additional seating.