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Janet Venecz

Council upholds revocation of contractor's license

HAMMOND | A construction company that had its license revoked to work in the city lost an appeal to have it reinstated Monday at a City Council meeting.

July 14, 2014 10:04 pm

Why has Venecz turned her back on us?

The troubled former Copper Penny bar in Hammond is due to reopen soon, bringing an end to the peace my neighborhood has enjoyed since the bar closed due to a fire September 2012.

June 29, 2014 12:00 am

Council approves refinancing sanitary district bonds

HAMMOND | The City Council on Monday approved an ordinance refinancing four sanitary district bonds with an outstanding debt of $11.9 million.

June 23, 2014 8:55 pm
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
Copper Penny owner opens new restaurant

Copper Penny owner opens new restaurant

HAMMOND | The owner of the troubled former Copper Penny bar plans to open a new bar in July highlighting the history of the Calumet Region.

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

Hammond may tap new fund source for College Bound

HAMMOND | An ordinance introduced during the City Council meeting Monday would extend the College Bound scholarship program for students in the class of 2026, but will cap the amount at current tuition rates.

April 28, 2014 7:50 pm

Measure would update policy on city employee drug tests

HAMMOND | A new ordinance to update the city's drug and alcohol policy was introduced recently to the Hammond City Council.

April 20, 2014 12:00 am

Irving Community Watch meets today at Hammond school

HAMMOND | Irving Community Watch meets at 9:15 a.m. today at Irving School, 4727 Pine St., Hammond.

September 06, 2013 12:00 am

Council to review Hammond parking lot ordinance Monday

HAMMOND | The Hammond City Council is expected to vote Monday on a parking lot ordinance that stirred up Hammond residents in June and also discuss rezoning an area for commercial use.

August 05, 2013 9:25 pm

EDITORIAL: Hammond is right to trash Dumpster funding

The Hammond City Council voted Monday to eliminate using city casino revenue to pay for Dumpsters. It was a smart decision.

February 27, 2013 12:00 am

Hammond City Council resparks debate on position elimination

HAMMOND | A Hammond city councilman resparked the debate over the elimination of a support position from the City Council office at the group's last meeting of the year.

January 02, 2013 12:00 am

Hammond City Council passes regulations on donation bins

HAMMOND | The Hammond City Council approved new regulations on donation bins in the city at its final meeting of the year.

December 24, 2012 2:02 pm

Hammond City Council to weigh regulations for drop boxes

HAMMOND | The City Council is expected to take a final vote Monday on a proposal to regulate donation boxes.

December 15, 2012 9:00 pm

Hammond City Council eyes increase in parking ticket fines

HAMMOND | The Hammond City Council is considering doubling parking ticket fines for some violations.

September 17, 2012 7:30 pm

Hammond 'cash for gold' businesses face new requirement

HAMMOND | "Cash for gold" businesses operating in the city are now required to photograph items that customers bring to sell.

March 12, 2012 10:30 pm

Hammond City Council eyes road, infrastructure projects

HAMMOND | The City Council will study taking out a $16 million loan to fund roads and infrastructure projects throughout the community.

March 04, 2012 12:00 am
Community leaders unite to provide a joyous Christmas

Community leaders unite to provide a joyous Christmas

HAMMOND | On Friday, December 16, Hammond's East Side Community Council (ESCC) held it's 2nd Annual Holiday Treats Give Away at Hammond High School for children ages 0-17.

January 04, 2012 10:25 am
Janet Venecz

Janet Venecz

Janet Venecz

November 06, 2011 12:00 am
Janet Venecz

Janet Venecz

Janet Venecz, candidate for Hammond City Council, At-large

October 28, 2011 6:50 pm
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