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Mark Kalwinski

Hammond council debates firefighters contract proposal

HAMMOND | Debate over firefighters' seniority days began in the Hammond City Council chambers Monday, but discussion was tabled for a future meeting.

April 14, 2014 10:15 pm

Visclosky pitches South Shore expansion to Hammond

HAMMOND | U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, on Monday urged Hammond City Council members to get on board with the South Shore commuter train expansion.

March 24, 2014 10:30 pm

Hammond officials to participate in St. Baldrick's events

HAMMOND | City Councilman Mark Kalwinski already is committed to shaving his head Saturday to raise funds for childhood cancer research.

March 15, 2013 9:00 pm
Opinions mixed as Hammond prepares to weigh proposed scavenging ban

Opinions mixed as Hammond prepares to weigh proposed scavenging ban

HAMMOND | The sponsor of the proposed ban on scavenging in the city said Friday he doesn't plan on making changes to the ordinance under consideration by the Hammond City Council.

July 21, 2012 6:00 pm

Hammond council weighs ban on scavenging

HAMMOND | A proposed ban on scavenging in the city faced criticism at Monday's City Council meeting from individuals contending they scrap to support their families.

July 09, 2012 10:00 pm

Amsted Rail seeking tax break on planned $7.7 million investment

HAMMOND | Amsted Rail is petitioning Hammond for a property tax break on renovations the company has planned for its location on Hohman Avenue.

June 17, 2012 6:00 pm

Hammond City Council adopts nepotism policy in line with state law

HAMMOND | The City Council adopted a policy Monday aimed at restricting nepotism in local government.

June 11, 2012 8:57 pm
Hammond Mayor McDermott recaps China trip

Hammond Mayor McDermott recaps China trip

Hammond City Councilman Mark Kalwinksi, D-1st, climbs the Great Wall of China.

April 02, 2012 12:00 am
Hammond Mayor McDermott recaps China trip

Hammond Mayor McDermott recaps China trip

Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr., fourth from right, and a delegation of city officials traveled to China on an economic development trip in March. Pictured, from left, are a guide; Ed Krusa, Mark Kalwinski, Pat Obi, Tom Dabertin, McDermott, Bobby Lendi, Joe Smith and Phil Taillon.

April 02, 2012 12:00 am

Mark Kalwinski

Mark Kalwinski

November 06, 2011 12:00 am

Council defeats gun ordinance; city exposed to potential lawsuits

HAMMOND | The Hammond City Council defeated a proposal that would have changed the city gun and weapon ban to comply with a new state law.

August 23, 2011 6:30 pm

Council punts on Little Cal funding measure, could delay another month

HAMMOND | The Hammond City Council postponed a vote on a controversial measure supporting the creation of a conservancy district early Tuesday morning after hours of contentious opposition from Lake County residents.

June 14, 2011 6:30 pm

Buncich will speak Thursday at Crime Watch gathering

HAMMOND | Lake County Sheriff John Buncich will join representatives from the Whiting and Hammond police departments at the Whiting-Robertsdale Crime Watch meeting on Thursday.

June 07, 2011 12:00 am

Two Republicans seek 1st District GOP nod

HAMMOND | Two Republicans are running in the May 3 primary to represent Hammond's northern-most council district.

April 24, 2011 5:13 pm

1st District incumbent squares off against familiar faces

HAMMOND | Incumbent 1st District Councilman Mark Kalwinski will face two familiar foes in the Democratic primary on May 3: Leticia "Letty" Martinez and Matt Kolanowski.

April 15, 2011 12:00 am

Hammond candidate unintentionally left off ballot

CROWN POINT | A candidate in Hammond's 1st District Democratic primary was left off early ballots in Crown Point.

April 07, 2011 12:00 am

Councilman pushes to rescind two-week old law

HAMMOND | Hammond City Councilman Homero "Chico" Hinojosa tried to roll back an ordinance at Monday's meeting that he said targets the growing Hispanic population in the city's 1st Council District.

March 31, 2011 8:45 pm

Hammond families still homeless after sewage backups

HAMMOND | At least six families remained homeless Saturday night after a mixture of a soap-like substance and raw sewage backed up into their Robertsdale homes on New Year's Eve.

January 02, 2011 12:00 am
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