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: The use of fireworks is prohibited within the Hammond city limits except as follows: Violators of this ordinance can be cited …

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 …

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 …

City of Hammond Public Presentation with Jeff Speck and Associates


CATEGORY: Events

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City Department of Planning and Development Department invite you to a public presentation by best-selling author, city planner and urban designer Jeff Speck, along with urban design leader David Dixon, on Tuesday, May 28th at the Hammond Academy of Science and Technology gymnasium (door M) 33 Muenich Court, starting at 6pm. Mayor McDermott …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Hessville Park Ribbon Cutting


CATEGORY: Events, Mayor's Office, Parks Department

Please join Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Hammond Parks and Recreation Department, 6th District Councilman Scott Rakos, 5th District Councilman Dave Woerpel and the Hammond Board of Park Commissioners as they dedicate the enhancement to Hessville Park with a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday, May 23rd at 1:00 p.m. The improvements include an Interactive water feature, poured-in-place safety surfacing in the …

Coffee with a Cop


CATEGORY: Events, Hammond Police Department

On Thursday May 30th, officers from Hammond Police Department and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee. All community members are invited to attend. The event begins at 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Schoop’s Hamburger Restaurant 7235 Indianapolis Blvd. Please contact Sgt. Scott Holbrook with questions: (219)852-6376. Coffee with …

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 Sportsplex to Host Kids Volleyball Camp


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department, Sportsplex

The Hammond Sportsplex is hosting a Youth Volleyball Camp from Monday, June 10, 2019 to Wednesday, June 12, 2019 from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm for children ages 5-15. Registrations will be taken at the Hammond Sportsplex, 6630 Indianapolis Boulevard, Monday through Friday from 8:00 am until 10:00 pm in the main office until June 7, 2019. Space is limited. …