Thomas Mcdermott Jr
As the mayor of the region's biggest city eyes a run for higher office, he might want to consult a neighboring school district on social media etiquette.
Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. said last week the city will save "millions of dollars" because he agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by ousted Hammond Housing Authority Director Maria Becerra.
GARY | A Gary woman whose last campaign for Lake County public office ended in a historic loss for the Democratic Party appears ready to face voters again.
HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. will be the guest speaker at Wednesday's Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce meeting.
HAMMOND | The city’s firefighters have rejected a third — and Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr. assures final — contract offer.
Lake County Democratic Chairman Thomas McDermott Jr. wants Jim Wieser to run against state Rep. Hal Slager, R-Schererville, in the 15th House District.
HAMMOND | The mayor is vowing that new business growth in Griffith, Highland and Whiting will remain in the toilet until those municipalities resolve their sewer rate dispute with Hammond.
GRIFFITH | Griffith will explore shifting its wastewater treatment to the Gary Sanitary District.
HAMMOND | Bill Emerson Jr. said he was confident going into last weekend's party caucus he would be named the next Lake County surveyor.
CROWN POINT | Two men are expressing equal confidence going into Saturday's Democratic caucus.
Do you want to see multiple competing political interests — the ones typically bent on ripping out each others' throats — join hands in a semblance of harmony? Just propose an interstate tollway through the serene rural area of an otherwise industrial county.
Well, shut my mouth.
HAMMOND | Hammond's mayor is keeping up a steady barrage of flak over the departure of the South Shore Air Show to the rural fields of Newton County.
The Crown Point and and Lake Station mayors are joining the call to merge E-911 services into a single Lake County network.
HIGHLAND | Highland Democrats will caucus Nov. 26 to name a successor to Councilman Brian Novak, D-4th, who resigned last week to focus on his career.
From the battlefields of the American Revolution to relief efforts being staged today by U.S. Marines in the typhoon-ravaged Philippine islands, military service requires sacrifices for the men and women in uniform and their families.
Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. is looking at alternatives for funding College Bound, including the sale of water to Chicago's south suburbs. That's good, because this program must continue.
HAMMOND | The softball field at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 51 is down to its final out.
A recent editorial by The Times was a wake-up call about my part in the ongoing saga of the "children of tourism." The conduct of those in my industry is reprehensible, and for my part in that, I apologize.
While Republicans on the national scene take their lumps over their role in the federal government shutdown, Lake County conservatives are expressing optimism for a strengthening foothold in local politics.
Follow The Times
- 1 Region doctor, children killed in I-65 crash
- 2 Feds: Lake Station mayor gambled away campaign, food pantry cash
- 3 Babysitter admits to beating 4-year-old boy
- 4 Suburban man shot in home invasion after win at Horseshoe casino
- 5 Lake Station mayor, wife, stepdaughter plead not guilty to corruption charges
Weddings by Rev. Doug Klukken will perform your wedding to you…
If you are facing difficulty meeting your personal obligations…
The path to a beautiful, green lawn starts with a call to the Lawn Doctor of West Lake County. Call 219-364-6300 Now.
Call today or visit our website for more information & to …
Heating your pool is a wise investment as it increases its val…
Should school boards restrict public comment at meetings?