Wednesday, August 16, 2017

The inaugural NOLA Back 2 School Fest drew crowds to Xavier University's Convocation Center on Aug. 5. Sponsored by Shell Oil Co. and Xavier, 5,000 backpacks filled with school supplies were available to schoolchildren. The fest also featured free…

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO BY SUZANNE C. GRIM -- Beatrice is a spunky girl with lots of personality. She loves to be the center of attention. For more information on Beatrice or other adoptable animals, email or visit anima…

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Members of the NOLA Nobles, a group whose founder, Torrence Taylor, says aims to empower and inspire the black community, turned out early on Aug. 7 to welcome students to Mendard H. Nelson Charter School. The event was designed to present positiv…

The first day of classes at Airline Park Academy in Metairie brought a mixed-bag of reactions from students, but there's cause for celebrating: The school is marking its 60th anniversary. Inside, the pre-K through fifth grade facility was decorate…

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Saturday, August 12, 2017
Friday, August 11, 2017
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Wednesday, August 09, 2017

The annual Harry Potter Birthday Party drew some fervent fans of the books and movies to Tubby and Coo's Mid-City Book Shop in New Orleans on July 30. (Although author J.K. Rowling has told us that Harry's birthday is July 31, just like hers.)

Chad is 6 months old, cute as a button and all puppy. He likes to run, tug and play. He is a delight and gets along great with other dogs. Visit Chad at the ARNO shelter from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily at 271 Plauche St., New Orleans. For more informa…

Monday, August 07, 2017
Sunday, August 06, 2017
Wednesday, August 02, 2017

When we think of cats and cleanliness, it seems that they have it covered all on their own. Cats are very meticulous with their grooming practices, and they devote a large portion of each day to this activity. With that being said, is it still nec…

Looking at the calendar, it's hard to believe that summer vacation is nearing an end. But alas, schools throughout the area will soon open their doors to students to begin a new academic year.

Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Monday, July 31, 2017

Special-needs kids got a camp experience all their own recently at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in New Orleans. Camp Able, which is free, focuses on each child's abilities and offers one counselor per camper, daily activities including field trip…

Thursday, July 27, 2017
Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Players turned out under beautiful skies for the warm sand of Coconut Sands Beach Sports in Kenner for an all-ages volleyball tournament benefiting the Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health Unit of Children’s Hospital.

When a new kitten joins the family, you'll take him or her to the vet for shots, to be spayed or neutered and to make sure the kitten is in overall good health. But after these initial visits, how often should a cat see the vet?