Tom Mcdermott Jr
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.
Not since the Hoover Dam was completed in 1936 has such a federal case been made about water.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike Pence missed a chance Monday to strike a blow at the Lake County Democratic Party. Instead, he chose state Rep. Sue Ellspermann to be his running mate.
I am kind of wondering what it takes to remove a public official from his or her position.
Maybe there is more to this firing of Al Salinas than meets the eye.
The time has come for Purdue University Calumet to part ways with professor Maurice Eisenstein.
Apparently Purdue University Calumet professor Maurice Eisenstein can dish it out but can't take it.
Voting in Lake County's largest Democratic organization resulted in a couple of surprises Monday night.
I am somewhat surprised that some Democratics candidates for office in the May primary are complaining about the behavior of party chief Tom McDermott Jr.
I know it's popular for many in the state to denigrate Lake County for its political past. Yes, I agree we have had several public officials convicted and imprisoned over the years for things done while in elected office, and I do not try to hide that.
HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr.'s annual Parent/Child Sweetheart Dance takes place on Friday, Feb. 10 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive.
When I look back over a year about to end, I naturally remember the tough times, but I also recapture the moments of success and accomplishment.
For years, the race for a seat on the Lake County Board of Commissioners has been anything but a race.
Hammond Mayor Tom McDermott Jr.'s decisive victory might signal the death knell for the city's once-powerful opposition.
In kind of a weird way, it was the perfect collision of two ways to view the recent history of Northwest Indiana.
It's more rare than a vein of pure gold or a flawless diamond -- it's a tax that goes away after its obligation has been met.
It was a couple of decades ago when Kim Evans was shot and killed by her estranged husband, who then killed himself in Hammond City Hall.
Hammond Mayor Tom McDermott Jr. looks like he is consolidating power on the City Council.
Maybe I am out here on a limb on this one, but for some reason I don't think so.
It wasn't all that long ago when a political figure died and I reported that a number of people were already expressing interest in filling the vacancy.
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