Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Franciscan Health Hammond Closing


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

For nearly a year the City of Hammond has been enduring the proposition of their only hospital being substantially closed when Franciscan Health announced that St. Margaret’s, which has been a mainstay of health services in the city for over 100 years was eliminating most services and demolishing the majority of the healthcare campus. Now, after assuring the city and …

Park Board Meeting


CATEGORY: News, Parks Department, Public Notices

MEETING OF THE HAMMOND BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS Wednesday, November 2, 2022 @ 5:30 p.m. In the Hammond Civic Center Board Room at 5825 Sohl Avenue, Hammond And Online Via Zoom Public Comment may be submitted prior to and following the meeting at: parks@gohammond.com VIRTUAL MEETING VIA ZOOM Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87440194391?pwd=N0NuSjdpcm0wTGl5TjQvMkpoOXN5UT09 Meeting ID: 875 1519 1543 Passcode: 648259 Call …

It’s Time to Check Your Batteries


CATEGORY: Featured, Fire Department, News

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recommends testing your smoke alarms once a month using the test button and changing the batteries twice a year, which can conveniently be done when we change our clocks for daylight saving time in the spring and fall. In today’s day and age, not all smoke alarms are designed the same, so ensuring your …

Park Board Meeting


CATEGORY: News, Parks Department, Public Notices

MEETING OF THE HAMMOND BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS Wednesday, October 19, 2022 @ 5:30 p.m. In the Hammond Civic Center Board Room at 5825 Sohl Avenue, Hammond And Online Via Zoom Public Comment may be submitted prior to and following the meeting at: parks@gohammond.com VIRTUAL MEETING VIA ZOOM Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87440194391?pwd=N0NuSjdpcm0wTGl5TjQvMkpoOXN5UT09 Meeting ID: 875 1519 1543 Passcode: 648259 Call …

Hammond Community Corporation 2022 Grant Application Now Available


CATEGORY: Community Development, News

The City of Hammond for the social betterment of the community formed the Hammond Community Corporation in 1997. The organization is designed to grant financial assistance to Hammond not-for-profit organizations to enrich the quality of life in our community. The Hammond Community Corporation was originally funded by money donated from the Empress Casino-Hammond (now known as Horseshoe Casino–Hammond). These funds …

Eastbound I-80/94 on-ramps to close for construction


CATEGORY: News

The Indiana Department of Transportation announces upcoming on-ramp closures on I-80/94. The eastbound on-ramps to the interstate will close at Calumet Avenue, Indianapolis Boulevard and Kennedy Avenue. Work is scheduled to start on October 10 and last until October 16. All work is weather-dependent and schedules are subject to change. During the closures, drivers needing to access eastbound I-80/94 will …

Park Board Meeting


CATEGORY: News, Parks Department, Public Notices

MEETING OF THE HAMMOND BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS Wednesday, October 5, 2022 @ 5:30 p.m. In the Hammond Civic Center Board Room at 5825 Sohl Avenue, Hammond And Online Via Zoom Public Comment may be submitted prior to and following the meeting at: parks@gohammond.com VIRTUAL MEETING VIA ZOOM Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87440194391?pwd=N0NuSjdpcm0wTGl5TjQvMkpoOXN5UT09 Meeting ID: 875 1519 1543 Passcode: 648259 Call …

PUBLIC NOTICE: CDBG, ESG, and CHDO Grant Applications Now Available


CATEGORY: Community Development, News, Public Notices

The City of Hammond, Department of Community Development is in the process of preparing its 2023-2024 budget for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) and Community Housing and Development Organization (CHDO). Applications will be available beginning October 3, 2022. Application must be completed and return to the Department of Community Development, 5925 Calumet Ave, Suite #314, Hammond, …