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Hammond Celebrates the Region with 219 Day 2018
On Saturday, Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. and the 219 Day Committee welcomed Region Rats from all across Northwest Indiana as they threw a party to celebr...
219 Day is "Strongest" Party in the Region
Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the 219 Day Committee invite all Region residents over 21 years of age to join us for the fun, weird and wacky event that ce...
Mayor McDermott Delivers State of the City Address
Nearly 400 people gathered at Dynasty Banquet Center in Hammond on Wednesday to join the Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce and Hammond's Mayor Tom McDermott Jr. for...