Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The purpose of Night Out Against Crime is to bring together communities and to promote contact with law enforcement officers. At A.L. Davis Park in New Orleans' Central City neighborhood, the Oct. 18 event did that more. Judging from the looks on …

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Wednesday, October 26, 2016

FENCING MEDAL: Adam Rodney of New Orleans, a graduate of St. Augustine High School and St. John’s University, won a silver medal in epeé in USA Fencing’s North American Cup championship competition in Detroit, Michigan. Rodney fences with the Olym…

UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS: The University of New Orleans will honor Mark C. Romig as its 2016 Homer L. Hitt distinguished alumnus during its Distinguished Alumni Gala, which will be from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, in the United States Fre…

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

LSU NEURO-ONCOLOGY: Dr. Aaron Mammoser will hold the Kelsey Bradley Favrot Chair in Neuro-Oncology in the department of neurosurgery at the LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine. The chair bears the name of Kelsey Favrot, who was diagnosed wit…

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Friday, October 21, 2016
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Three members of Boy Scout Troop 45, sponsored by St. Angela Merici Catholic School in Metairie, were awarded the rank of Eagle Scout during a Court of Honor Sept. 17 at the Msgr. Kern Center in Metairie. Their troopmaster is Joseph Baroni Jr.

Superheroes were the theme of Families Helping Families 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk Against Bullying, which was held at Lafreniere Park in Metairie on Oct. 1.

The 22nd annual Japan Fest, the largest celebration of Japanese culture in the Gulf South, was held Oct. 8 at the New Orleans Museum of Art, featuring Japanese games, activities, music and food.

St. Anna's Episcopal Church in New Orleans blesses people every day, but on Oct. 1, it invited people to bring along the pets they cherish for a special blessing ceremony.

Monday, October 17, 2016
Wednesday, October 12, 2016

They were woofing it up Oct. 1 at Laketown Park in Kenner during the Hot Diggity Dog Fest, which featured wiener dog races, a costume contest for dogs, a talent show and a gourmet hot dog contest, along with live music and food.

The kids want a pet, and there is no doubt that owning and caring for a pet would be a rewarding and educational experience for them. Pets can provide hours of companionship, fun and countless opportunities to learn about responsibility.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Saturday, October 08, 2016

A list of area National Merit Scholarship semifinalists failed to include three students from Jesuit High School in New Orleans: Jonathan P. Vegh, Preston T. Warwick and Alexander W. Welsh. The Advocate regrets the error.

Thursday, October 06, 2016
Wednesday, October 05, 2016