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McDermott lost my vote for backpedaling on air show

Until recently, I was an admirer of Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. He didn't appear to care about others’ opinions of him in his fight for the people.

July 06, 2014 12:00 am

What exactly is going on in Hammond today?

At what point will Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. get off his duff and get some new business into Hammond? Not another pawn shop drawing trash to the community to sell that which they stole from us the night before.

June 26, 2014 12:00 am

Hammond needs mayor who cares about city

Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. gives little, if any, attention to the south Hammond area and doesn't seem to care about the area's economy.

May 25, 2014 12:00 am

McDermott's rubber stamp OKs Dumpster rental ban

Mayor Tom McDermott Jr. of Hammond is starting to behave like Tom Philpot after he already had “done his thing.” Philpot, being the sport that he is, paid the money back.

March 12, 2013 12:00 am

Who's the acting childish in Hammond this time?

I see where Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. called Councilman Bob Markovich a spoiled brat. The mayor is the one who refused to negotiate fairly with firefighters union until they dropped charges against Councilman Michael Opinker. Who's the one acting childish again?

November 06, 2012 12:00 am
Shedding light on city government

Shedding light on city government

Hammond resident Doris Busse shades herself from the sun at Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr.'s first outdoor Mayor's Night Out .

August 22, 2012 8:04 pm
Outdoor get-together

Outdoor get-together

Hammond resident Doris Busse shades herself from the sun Wednesday at Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr.'s first outdoor Mayor's Night Out.

August 22, 2012 8:04 pm
Outdoor get-together

Outdoor get-together

Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. addresses Hammond residents at his first outdoor Mayor's Night Out.

August 22, 2012 8:04 pm
Outdoor get-together

Outdoor get-together

It was a battle to keep from being blinded by the sun at Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr.'s first outdoor Mayor's Night Out .

August 22, 2012 8:04 pm
Outdoor get-together

Outdoor get-together

Chief of Staff Tom Dabertin addresses Hammond residents Wednesday at Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr.'s first outdoor Mayor's Night Out.

August 22, 2012 8:04 pm
Hammond educators meet for annual breakfast

Hammond educators meet for annual breakfast

Participants meet Friday for the Hammond Education Foundation's annual Breakfast with a Benefit at Morton High School.

August 17, 2012 1:33 pm
Hammond educators meet for annual breakfast

Hammond educators meet for annual breakfast

Edison Elementary School Principal Marsha Frey, left, talks with School City of Hammond Director of Talent Development Mary Beth Nickolaou on Friday during the Hammond Education Foundation's annual Breakfast with a Benefit at Morton High School.

August 17, 2012 1:33 pm
Hammond educators meet for annual breakfast

Hammond educators meet for annual breakfast

Theresa Mayerik, chief administrator for academic serivces and secondary education for the School City of Hammond, introduces four new teachers Friday who will be teaching Mandarin Chinese. The educators attended the Hammond Education Foundation's annual Breakfast with a Benefit at Morton Hi…

August 17, 2012 1:33 pm
Hammond educators meet for annual breakfast

Hammond educators meet for annual breakfast

Hammond Education Foundation board member Michael Kobe talks with Regional Federal Credit Union President and CEO Jill Banning, left, and Regional Federal Credit Union Director of Educational Initiatives Sara Meyer-Zasada on Friday during the annual Breakfast with a Benefit at Morton High School.

August 17, 2012 1:33 pm
Hammond educators meet for annual breakfast

Hammond educators meet for annual breakfast

School City of Hammond Superintendent Jerry Watkins speaks to teachers and administrators Friday during the Hammond Education Foundation's Breakfast with a Benefit at Morton High School. The foundation welcomes new teachers and celebrates grant recipients at the annual event.

August 17, 2012 1:33 pm
Hammond educators meet for annual breakfast

Hammond educators meet for annual breakfast

Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott speaks to teachers and administrators Friday during the Hammond Education Foundation's annual Breakfast with a Benefit at Morton High School.

August 17, 2012 1:33 pm
Some mayors rely on chiefs of staff, others do without

Some mayors rely on chiefs of staff, others do without

Tom Dabertin, left, is Mayor Thomas McDermott, Jr.'s chief of staff.

July 29, 2012 12:00 am
Some mayors rely on chiefs of staff, others do without

Some mayors rely on chiefs of staff, others do without

Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott, Jr., left, conducts a meeting with his chief of staff, Tom Dabertin, and other staff members May 14.

July 29, 2012 12:00 am
MARK KIESLING: Maurice, don't throw stones if you can't take them

MARK KIESLING: Maurice, don't throw stones if you can't take them

Apparently Purdue University Calumet professor Maurice Eisenstein can dish it out but can't take it.

March 12, 2012 12:00 am

For McDermott, 'Fighting for Hammond' is a way of life

During the 2008 flood, Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr., his staff and volunteers stacked sand bags along the Little Calumet River, saving Hammond residents from the flooding which Munster received.

October 13, 2011 12:00 am
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