2018 Black History Month Celebration

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., the Department of Community Development, the Black History Coalition Committee and the Hammond Human Relations Commission, will host the 2018 Annual Black History Month Celebration. The celebration will take place on the first floor of City Hall located at 5925 Calumet Avenue, on Thursday, February 1, 2018, beginning at 10:00 a.m. As part of this …

Celebrate ‘Da Region at 219 Day

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the 219 Day Committee invite all Region residents over 21 years of age to join us for the fun, weird and wacky event that celebrates everything Region, 219 Day. The 219 Day is at the Hammond Civic Center on Saturday, February 17 from 6:00 to 11:00 pm.  This year, the event’s theme is “Feats …

Hammond’s Pulaski Park Ice Rink Now Open

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation invite all area residents to join us for winter fun at Hammond’s Pulaski Park Ice Rink and Warming Center located at 137th Street and Sheffield Avenue. Admission is free. Bring your own skates and dress for the weather! Current Schedule: Jan. 3 9am-9pm Jan. 4 9am-9pm Jan. 5 9am-9pm Jan. …

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Garbage pickup will be one day late for holidays

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The Sanitation Department will NOT be working on Monday, December 25, 2017, in observance of the Christmas holiday and also Monday, January 1, 2018, in observance of the New Year’s holiday. Monday through Friday garbage pick-ups for both weeks will be one day late. Our crews WILL be working on Saturday, December 30, 2017, and Saturday, January 6, 2018 to …

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Robertsdale Residents To Find More Flood Insurance Relief

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“Once again, I cannot tell you how excited I am to announce more flood relief for our residents,” said Mayor McDermott. “This has not come easy and has taken a long time to achieve this goal.” The announcement comes just days before the retirement of Mr. Don Novak, Hammond’s Flood Plain and Zoning Administrator. “I’m happy to finally have my …

Annual MLK Candlelight March & Celebration

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Bishop Brandon A. Jacobs, Sr., President of The Ministerial Alliance of Hammond and Vicinity, present the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. March and Legacy Awards Celebration. Lineup for the march is at 6:30am on January 15, 2018, at Hammond City Hall, 5925 Calumet Ave, and the march will begin at 6:45am. The celebration …

Chicago Street Reconstruction Delayed

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The City of Hammond regrets to inform its residents and visitors that the Chicago Street Reconstruction project between Calumet and Columbia will remain closed to through traffic through the winter. Local traffic will be allowed to park in parking spaces and be provided limited access to the roadway during that period but will not be allowed direct access to Calumet …

Winter Jazz Ensemble “Sounds of the Season”

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Hammond Parks & Recreation invites you to join us and enjoy sounds of the season with a Winter Jazz Ensemble on Wednesday, December 20th from 7:00pm until 8:30pm at the Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive in Hammond. Come and enjoy this FREE holiday celebration featuring live music by “South Side Jazz Combo”. Refreshments will be provided. Call …

American Red Cross Blood Drive

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The American Red Cross Blood Services Indiana-Ohio Region is hosting a blood drive at the Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive on Tuesday, December 26 from 12:00pm – 6:00pm in Café Rooms A and B. To schedule an appointment in advance, call 1-800-REDCROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit www.redcrossblood.org, sponsor code “jscommc”. For more information, visit www.redcrossblood.org. Your support and participation …