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HAMMOND | Employees of Horseshoe Casino collected a variety of school supplies, which included glue, crayons, pencils, pens, erasers, notebooks and other items. The items were sorted and packed in three boxes and will be distributed to homeless students that attend Hammond Public Schools.
The Hammond schools purchased a number of pieces of furniture from a Lake Central School Corp. auction. They created a computer lab at Morton High School using the computer stations from Lake Central.
The School City of Hammond Maintenance Department recently purchased a bucket truck which is less costly and more efficient than renting. The truck comes in handy for many exterior repairs including changing outside lights as pictured here by School City of Hammond Electrician Matt Corbin
A new ticket booth for George Rogers Clark High School, built by students in the Hammond Area Career Center Building Trades Class under the direction of building trades teacher Dave Verta. The Clark Athletic Boosters stained and finished the log cabin before it was moved over to Clark. The t…
HAMMOND | The second annual Enviro Art Day was held on April 22, 2014 at the Environmental Education Center (EEC) in Hammond. Enviro Art is a one day event with four fifth-graders from each School City of Hammond elementary school attending.
HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Parks Department are proud to announce the latest concert at the Hammond Civic Center .
HAMMOND | School City of Hammond students walk to school if they live within an approximate 1.5 mile radius of their school. One particularly blustery day, ACC University English teacher Meagan Stephens noted that all seven of the children walking to Eggers Middle School on Becker Street wer…
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Shadowing Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr., right, for a day, three youngsters took advantage of the opportunity to sit in the mayor's chair and work on municipal issues, from left, fourth-grader Colten Palkon, sixth-grader Alex Burton, and eighth-grader Analea Albright, who left the curre…
Author Jerry Pallotta shares his books with students and learns about their creative efforts at the Young Authors Conference hosted by the School City of Hammond for grades 2 to 6.
Students from Wallace Elementary School, from left, Nadia Martinez, Trinity Smith, Quinita Royal, Tyler Mitchell, Kaniyah Heads, Jade Quinoez and Tatianna Smith, show the books they wrote and illustrated during the Youth Authors Conference hosted by the School City of Hammond.
Professional storyteller Grant Fitch takes a break while performing 45-minute lunchtime sessions for students at the Young Authors Conference at Hammond's Morton Elementary School.
HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. wants to remind all Hammond residents that the Halloween hours for Wednesday, October 31st, Halloween night have been changed to 5:00p.m. to 8:00p.m.
Talking about reading with Clifford the Big Read Dog during the School City of Hammond Title 1 Book Mobile tour are, front row from left, Hammond School Board member Marilyn Jones; Clifford, portrayed by O’Bannon Elementary School Assistant Principal Ryan Eckart; Title 1 office staffers Cynd…
Children choose books from the School City of Hammond Title 1 Book Mobile at Pulaski Park in Hammond.
HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Port Authority are proud to announce the details of the first Beatniks on Conkey presents event.
Students from the Forensic Science class from the School City of Hammond's S.O.A.R. program pose in front of a Superior Ambulance and the MCI trailer after learning about careers in the medical field. Students are pictured with teacher Regina Ellis, EMT Lindsey Demore and Supervisor Ken Sink.
Ken Sink of Superior Ambulance talks to students from the Forensic Science class from the School City of Hammond's S.O.A.R. program about how the hydraulics on the stretcher work so EMTs do not have to strain to lift patients into the vehicle.
HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas McDermott, Jr. and The City of Hammond announced the completion of Phase I improvements on Hohman Avenue, part of a redevelopment project for the beautification of Downtown Hammond. Streetscape improvements for four blocks of Hohman Avenue and one block of Russell Stre…
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.
Purdue University Calumet nursing students, from left in white coats, Christine Avgerinos, Sarah Sheely and Lisa Leonhardt, show Hammond Adult Education students David Etheridge and Jazmin Neal proper tooth brushing techniques during Health Literacy Day. Nursing students presented five works…
Hammond High School marching band members participate in last year's Hammond holiday parade, which kicks off this year at 10 a.m. Saturday at Gavit High School.
HAMMOND | The City of Hammond is proud to announce a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off the construction of a redevelopment project for the beautification of downtown Hammond at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 16 at the NW corner of Hohman and Rimbach St.
HAMMOND | Hammond Police Chief Brian Miller frequently sends out an E-newsletter to share tips and suggestions to the public. Chief Miller has shared with www.HammondCommunity.com some insights with regards to guarding against burglaries.
HAMMOND | The Towle Theater will be having an artist reception for Channie Jones on August 12 at 7:00 p.m. at the Towle Theater.
Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr. nears the finish line in the 2010 Festival of the Lakes 5K walk/run.
Runners take off at last year's 5K walk/run at the Festival of the Lakes at Wolf Lake Memorial Park in Hammond.
HAMMOND | Hammond's 8th Annual Festival of the Lakes is a great opportunity for the College Bound students to earn all of their volunteer hours within one week.
HAMMOND | Hammond's 8th Annual Festival of the Lakes and Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. are proud to announce changes to this year's events which will make the Festival more environmentally friendly.
HAMMOND | A public workshop for the Southern Shores District plan will be held on July 7, 2011 at 6:30pm at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1120 119th Street, Whiting, IN.
HAMMOND | The cities of Hammond and Whiting are proud to jointly announce the Southern Shores District Plan.
Past Festival of the Lakes Fishing Derby Winners.
HAMMOND | Centier Bank in downtown Hammond opened its doors to the public in late Apri1.
HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Parks & Recreation are pleased to announce that tickets are on sale now for the kick-off event of the 8th Annual Festival of the Lakes.
HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation invite all area residents to join us for summer fun at Hammond's four outdoor pools.
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Take time to have conversations with your elders. I had the pleasure of doing just that last week, when I met with Zygmont "Ziggy" Jocha and his lovely wife Pauline Zuzul-Jocha of Calumet City. The Jochas married in 1945 and have 2 daughters, Gail Smeach and Carole DeBruin, 5 grandchildren a…
By now, you're probably aware that Hammond is celebrating its 125th anniversary, (quasquicentennial). Maybe you've seen the eye-catching T-shirts (available, along with other reasonably-priced memorabilia, at gohammond.com.). Maybe you've even read the fact-filled brochure (also available at…
The Hammond City Court has played a vital and integral role in the more than 100 years of its existence. I have had the honor of being its judge for the past nine years.
Stevens, 52, a self-described "working poor," didn't have all that much to begin with, only $22 in the bank and $87 her co-workers at Ultra Foods had collected for her while she was off work for a month due to back problems.
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County Division, is being organized to begin spring semester at the Hammond
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