Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr. is pleased to announce the following personnel changes, effective January 2015.


CATEGORY: College Bound, Mayor's Office, News, Parks Department

Donna Muta will take over as Superintendent of the Hammond Park Department. Donna became an employee with the City of Hammond in 2005. She has held many positions including, parks, special events coordinator, and public works district supervisor. Leanne Munoz will move from the College Bound Coordinator to become Hammond’s Special Events Coordinator. Leanne started with the City in 2011 …

Hammond park going to the dogs


CATEGORY: Engineering, Mayor's Office, News, Parks Department

October 23, 2014 – Rob Earnshaw The largest city in Northwest Indiana is getting its first dog park. Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. announced this week that Riverside Park in far southwest Hammond will be the home of the approximately 2 acre dog park. Planning stages are underway with ground expected to be broken in the spring. “We’re moving forward and …

Hammond woman grateful for Hammond Parks Program


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News, Parks Department

Evelyn Wilson says the Hammond Parks Summer Program has been extremely beneficial for her three special needs children. Wilson says the program provides breakfast, lunch and fun activities including games, arts and crafts, in a safe supervised environment. The children learn acceptance, Wilson says. “All ages, all colors, all abilities, all play together,” Wilson, who has been a program volunteer …

Hammond woman grateful for Hammond Parks Program


CATEGORY: News, Parks Department

Evelyn Wilson says the Hammond Parks Summer Program has been extremely beneficial for her three special needs children. Wilson says the program provides breakfast, lunch and fun activities including games, arts and crafts, in a safe supervised environment. The children learn acceptance, Wilson says. “All ages, all colors, all abilities, all play together,” Wilson, who has been a program volunteer ...