One or more coyotes are stalking the Old Metairie neighborhoods that back up to the railroad tracks. The invaders have killed three cats and a dog in recent weeks, according to residents.
Saturday, July 21, 2018
Thursday, July 19, 2018
School Board races in Jefferson and St. Tammany parishes continued to draw candidates on Thursday, the second day of qualifying for the Nov. 6 election, with incumbents in both parishes facing challengers in some races.
Qualifying continued Thursday for the Nov. 6 elections in Jefferson Parish, with candidates filing to run for spots on the School Board, Harahan city government and two judicial posts.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Dante is 10 years young and loves to snuggle. People are his favorite thing. For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org or come visit me any day of the week from 2p.m. to 6 p.m. at 271 Plauche St. in Harahan.
Some lucky kids at Upturn Arts summer camp got a music lesson July 9 from Dr. Michael White, the clarinetist, bandleader, composer and musicologist who's helping keep the New Orleans jazz tradition alive. He taught a Positive Vibrations Foundation…
Judith and Thomas Bonner Jr. will discuss their new book, "Sherwood Anderson and Other Famous Creoles," at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 19, at the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Jefferson Parish residents are asked to roll up their sleeves and donate blood at the seventh annual blood drive held in memory of Kendall Springman, who died from leukemia at age 6. The drive will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 29 in the cafe…
"The Cradle of Rock and Roll" is the title of a program coming up as part of the library's New Orleans 300 series of discussions, presentations and book signings highlighting the city's history and culture.
The Company: A St. Bernard Community Theatre will premiere the musical "Bat Boy" at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, July 20, in its new location at The Azienda, 2000 Paris Road in Chalmette.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
When most people think of a barbershop quartet, they envision four men in red-and-white-striped suits, sporting straw hats and waxed mustaches, and singing “Sweet Adeline” in four-part harmony.
Registration for the 2018-19 school year for all students, from kindergarten through high school, will take place July 23 through the start of the school year. Only students new to the Jefferson parish public school system must register. Students …
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Monday, July 16, 2018
The Faubourg St. John Bastille Day celebration began after Hurricane Katrina as a way to give neighbors doing recovery work a day off to have fun. The tradition has continued and grown. The July 14 event this year featured French food, Champagne, …
Friday, July 13, 2018
The new superintendent of public schools in Jefferson Parish outlined his goals for the state's largest school district Monday, describing improvements he'd like to see in everything from English-language instruction to teacher pay.
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
ARNO is exploding with kittens! From left to right: Frebreezie, Sturgill, Allison and Marie. All are wonderful, playful, socialized kittens who love human hands. For more information about any of them, email email@example.com…
Holy Rosary School valedictorian Mattie Zimmer, of Arabi, can do major calculations in her head. She plans to pursue a math degree on a full scholarship at the University of New Orleans. She's active in community theater.
Sara Ann Harris, a local author and historian, spent years as an observer in the Isleños community of lower St. Bernard Parish before deciding to document the culture. Her new book, "The Dance Halls of Spanish Louisiana," describes the dance halls…
Summer brings an increase in outdoor activities for families and their pets. This also increases the odds for a chance encounter with an unfamiliar dog — whether with its human or unattended. Adults may shy away from the canine, but a child’s inst…
Lighthouse summer camp gives visually impaired kids a chance to try things they might not have experienced, such as bowling. And on June 28, they got a chance to try it out at Colonial Lanes in Harahan. It was part of Camp Lighthouse, offered thro…
Monday, July 09, 2018
The Greater New Orleans Chapter of Hadassah honored past president Lazelle Watsky Alexander at a recent luncheon at Ralph's on the Park in recognition of her volunteer contributions, which included work on a campaign to raise tens of thousands of …
Friday, July 06, 2018
Forty-five minutes into a party on Belle Chasse Highway, the guest of honor hadn’t arrived. But in his defense, he didn’t even know it was taking place.
Thursday, July 05, 2018
Kyra loves playing with toys. Shoe string? Yup! Grocery bag? That too! Scratchy boards? Those too! She's the perfect playful and loving girl. For more information about Kyra and any of her kitty friends, email firstname.lastname@example.org…
Wednesday, July 04, 2018
The annual Feed the Multitudes celebration is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 4, at Victory Fellowship, 5708 Airline Drive, Metairie.
From St. Bernard to the World War II Museum, the metro area commemorates the nation's birthday with music, food, fun and a variety of night light shows to thrill.
Walk (or dance) your way through Treme, one of the oldest and most musical neighborhoods of New Orleans, during a free NOLA Music Walking Tour from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, July 8.
The 34th annual St. Bernard Salutes America Celebration will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 4. The event will take place on the grounds of the Frederick Sigur Civic Center, 8245 W. Judge Perez Drive in Chalmette. Offerings for…
Inside a federal courtroom on the fourth floor of a Poydras Street building, a 70-pound yellow Labrador called Ting rested on his belly, as if ready for a nap. His caregiver, Katherine Barton Scanlan, a special agent and canine handler with the U.…
The NOLA Caribbean Festival returned June 23 for its second year, with food, music and dance connecting the Crescent City with Caribbean culture. The fest was held at Central City BBQ, 1201 S. Rampart St.
Tuesday, July 03, 2018
When Argiro Morgan was growing up in New Orleans, she walked every week from her family home in the Faubourg St. John all the way to the public library near Warren Easton High School on Canal Street.
Friday, June 29, 2018
Newly sworn in for his first full term, Kenner Mayor Ben Zahn vowed Friday to work "as one" with the City Council and said Kenner is a city on its way up despite significant challenges.
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
The Jefferson Parish Council voted Wednesday to rezone a collection of lots owned by Ochsner Health System, clearing the way for a controversial plan to put in a new parking lot for the adjacent hospital in East Jefferson.
Fred is an absolute prince charming. He gets along great with other dogs, loves all people and seems to be OK with cats. He's a senior dog who's begun treatment for heartworms. Can you give him a loving home to live out his golden years? Email ado…
The 5th Annual JPL Summer Reading Teen Talent Show will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, at the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie.
The dog days of summer are officially here. While families enjoy time by the pool and go on their yearly vacations, rescue organizations are scrambling to find hands to help with animal care on a daily basis.
The valedictorian of the Class of 2018 at St. Martin's Episcopal School in Metairie is Bryce Joseph Monier, and the salutatorian is Alexandra Lin Bartholomew.
Monday, June 25, 2018
The parents of more than three dozen children who were awarded places in the highly coveted prekindergarten program at Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy will have to try their luck in the lottery again because of a computer error, school of…
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Sylvester is a wonderful kitten. He might be a little timid when you come visit him — he grew up in a "family" with all boys, and they usually compete to get all the attention from visitors first. Sylvester likes to play IT cool, but he has lots o…