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Festival Of The Lakes

Gaming revenue transfer may balance Hammond budget

HAMMOND | Department heads met before the City Council on Saturday for hearings on the $63.4 million budget proposal for 2015.

September 20, 2014 5:48 pm
People enjoy the Festival of the Lakes Polka Party at the Hammond Marina in Hammond, Ind. Sunday July 20, 2014.  Stephanie Dowell, The Times

People enjoy the Festival of the Lakes Polka Party at the Hammond Marina in Hammond, Ind. Sunday July 20, 2014. Stephanie Dowell, The Times

Tim Jagodzinski plays the concertina with Tony Blazonczyk's New Phaze band during the Festival of the Lakes Polka Party at the Hammond Marina in Hammond, Ind. Sunday July 20, 2014. Visitors enjoyed the live polka music and authentic Polish food provided by the Cavalier Inn.

July 20, 2014 7:41 pm
People enjoy the Festival of the Lakes Polka Party at the Hammond Marina in Hammond, Ind. Sunday July 20, 2014.  Stephanie Dowell, The Times

People enjoy the Festival of the Lakes Polka Party at the Hammond Marina in Hammond, Ind. Sunday July 20, 2014. Stephanie Dowell, The Times

People dance the polka during the Festival of the Lakes Polka Party at the Hammond Marina in Hammond, Ind. Sunday. Tony Blazonczyk's New Phaze performed live polka music as visitors enjoyed authentic Polish food provided by the Cavalier Inn.

July 20, 2014 7:42 pm
Top names set to turn it up in Indiana

Top names set to turn it up in Indiana

Summer has officially arrived in Northwest Indiana now that Hammond’s 11th annual Festival of the Lakes has kicked off at Wolf Lake Memorial Park (2338 Calumet Avenue).

July 17, 2014 1:00 am Photos

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Festival of the Lakes opens in Hammond

Festival of the Lakes opens in Hammond

The temperatures didn't reflect the Caribbean island music Wednesday as the Festival of the Lakes opened in Hammond.

July 16, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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Festival of the Lakes kicks off today

HAMMOND | Free live musical entertainment, food, contests and the biggest carnival in its history are part of the Festival of the Lakes package, which opens at 5 p.m. today at Wolf Lake Park.

July 15, 2014 6:22 pm

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July 13, 2014 12:05 am
McDermott signs SSCVA sponsorship letter for Festival of the Lakes

McDermott signs SSCVA sponsorship letter for Festival of the Lakes

HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr. has signed the letter of acceptance for the $40,000 sponsorship of Festival of the Lakes required by the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority board of directors. The money will be on its way, the board chairman confirmed Monday.

July 07, 2014 6:00 pm
WILLIAM NANGLE: McDermott looked $40K gift horse in mouth

WILLIAM NANGLE: McDermott looked $40K gift horse in mouth

The saga of Thomas McDermott Jr. continues.

July 06, 2014 12:00 am

Join new citizens for music and fireworks tonight at Wolf Lake

Join the City of Hammond at 6 p.m. today at the Pavilion at Wolf Lake for the Citizen Naturalization Ceremony, followed by the Bill Porter Orchestra  at 7. Hammond’s spectacular fireworks display tops off the evening at dusk.

July 04, 2014 12:00 am

Deal for SSCVA sponsorship of Festival of the Lakes uncertain

HAMMOND | It has come down to a matter of verbal acceptance vs. written acceptance, and a $40,000 sponsorship of the city’s Festival of the Lakes may be dead in the water.

July 03, 2014 8:30 pm

Good job on Festival of the Lakes story, editorial

There have been moments when I clashed with The Times on different fronts. The one theme was always, what's news and what isn't news. 

June 24, 2014 12:00 am

Hammond releases finances on Festival of the Lakes

HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. and the city released Wednesday a report outlining the financial status of the 2013 Festival of the Lakes.

June 18, 2014 6:51 pm

Mega Passes discount price of Festival of Lakes rides

HAMMOND | The Mega Pass, offering unlimited carnival rides for the Festival of the Lakes, is on sale through July 15.

June 15, 2014 12:15 am
EDITORIAL: Show us the money for Festival of the Lakes

EDITORIAL: Show us the money for Festival of the Lakes

What Hammond Councilman Homero "Chico" Hinojosa is seeking ought to be readily available to the public, let alone a duly elected councilman.

June 13, 2014 12:00 am
Festival of the Lakes

Festival of the Lakes

Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott shoots T-shirts to the crowd before the start of the LL Cool J concert at last year's Festival of the Lakes.

June 13, 2014 12:00 am

Hammond Councilman misquoted

Hammond City Councilman Robert Markovich was misquoted in a story in some Thursday editions. Markovich said the council members who voted in support of Councilman Homero "Chico" Hinojoa's request for a financial report on the last three years of the Festival of the Lakes were going with Mayo…

June 12, 2014 12:00 am

Hammond council battle starts over festival finances

HAMMOND | A fight has erupted within the City Council regarding one councilman's demand for Festival of the Lakes financial information.

June 12, 2014 12:00 am

Donations help cover band costs for Festival of the Lakes

HAMMOND | Last year, more than $200,000 was raised to pay for the musical acts at Festival of the Lakes. This year, the city hopes to do more than that, Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. said. 

June 10, 2014 12:00 am

Hammond children can spend summer in the parks

The Hammond Parks and Recreation Department's Summer Recreation Program starts Monday and runs until Aug. 1. The cost is $5 per child, Hammond residents only, and registration continues through June 27.

June 06, 2014 12:00 am
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