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.
The saga of Thomas McDermott Jr. continues.
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.
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.
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.
HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. and the city released Wednesday a report outlining the financial status of the 2013 Festival of the Lakes.
HAMMOND | The Mega Pass, offering unlimited carnival rides for the Festival of the Lakes, is on sale through July 15.
What Hammond Councilman Homero "Chico" Hinojosa is seeking ought to be readily available to the public, let alone a duly elected councilman.
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.
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…
HAMMOND | A fight has erupted within the City Council regarding one councilman's demand for Festival of the Lakes financial information.
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.
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.
Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.
HAMMOND | Visitors will have a chance to win VIP tickets to concerts at Hammond's annual Festival of the Lakes.
HAMMOND | Amid the high temperatures, Festival of the Lakes kicked off its first day of the five-day event at the Wolf Lake Memorial Park.
For the 10th consecutive summer, music will fill the night air over the waters of Wolf Lake in Hammond, as the city’s Mayor Tom McDermott Jr. and The Hammond Parks & Recreation Department gift local music fans with five days of top name talent free of charge at The Pavilion Stage of Wolf…
HAMMOND | The City of Hammond’s annual Festival of the Lakes will run Wednesday through July 21 at Wolf Lake Memorial Park, 2938 Calumet Ave. The festival will feature free nightly live entertainment, carnival rides, a 5k run/walk, a car show, a golf scramble and a fishing derby. Admission i…
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