Columbia Avenue at the Calumet River is blocked by a pile of sand on the north and a water-filled barrier to the south Thursday morning after Hammond workers closed the intersection at Columbia and Northcote avenues due to high water.
High water floods low-lying areas Thursday near River Drive in Hammond. The flooding also forced the closure of the intersection at Columbia and Northcote avenues.
Hammond Parks Department employee Ed Garreffa stands near the Little Calumet River at Columbia Avenue where Hammond city workers had started sandbagging the bridge near River Dr. early Thursday morning due to rising water that had reached the bottom of the bridge. Workers removed trees that …
There's snow on the ground in Londonderry, N.H., nearly 200 miles to the north of the still-raw slaughter at a Connecticut elementary school, and dad Eric Heenan found himself in a routine fuss with his 9-year-old son over boots.
Reading teacher Robin Sizemore cuts her husband's hair Friday at Columbia Elementary School in Hammond. Chris Sizemore, a second-grade teacher, was one of three Columbia teachers who agreed to shave their heads if the students raised $1,000 for the Luekemia & Lymphoma Society.
Students at Columbia Elementary School cheer Friday as three male teachers show off their new haircuts.
Columbia Elementary School Principal Tony Salinas perpares Friday to announce the total raised in the school's three-week Pennies for Patients coin collection for charity. Students collected more than $1,380, beating last year's total of more than $1,353.
Community members listen Tuesday afternoon as Dr. Leo Bryant, Chairman of the Hammond Housing Authority speaks during a groundbreaking for the renovations of the Columbia Center public housing development on 173rd. The job is a $15 million project of both private and federal stimulus monies …
Dr. Leo Bryant, Chairman of the Hammond Housing Authority speaks Tuesday afternoon during a groundbreaking for the renovations of the housing projects at Columbia Center on 173rd, a $15 million project of both private and federal stimulus monies that will rehab 58 buildings in three phases,…
Workers begin renovations of the Columbia Center housing projects as part of the Hammond Housing Authority's $15 million project using both private and federal stimulus monies that will rehab 58 buildings in three phases, providing 94 units by 2011.
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