Thu Dec 19, 2013
St. Bernard officials celebrate Karen Drive Canal Crossing
St. Bernard Parish President David Peralta and other local, state and federal officials officially cut the ribbon of the Karen Drive Canal Crossing in Chalmette on Dec. 17. This ribbon cutting marks a milestone in the FEMA funded Hurricane Katrina Recovery repair and replacement of the St. Bernard Parish infrastructure systems.
Report: RTA Closer To Taking Over Ferry Service
The Regional Transit Authority and state transportation officials reportedly are getting closer to working out an agreement for the RTA to take over operation the Algiers and Chalmette ferries.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
Battle of New Orleans historical symposium will be held in January at Nunez College in Chalmette
The Louisiana Institute of Higher Education will present a historical symposium on the Battle of New Orleans on Jan. 10 and 12 at the Nunez Community College in Chalmette.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
WWL-TV New Orleans
Deal to run Algiers and Chalmette ferries in place
State Sen. David Heitmeier, D-Algiers, confirmed there is an agreement in principal between the RTA, its transit manager Veolia Transportation and the state Department of Transportation and Development.
Despite ethics questions, St. Bernard councilman's father serves as volunteer parish CAO
St. Bernard Parish President Dave Peralta on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, announced David Gorbaty's appointment as the new parish cheif administrative officer.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
CPR and AED Training
Tamara Kliot and Jealesa Smiles practice CPR and other techniques at a free adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator training course held by Chalmette Refining and the American Red Cross in Chalmette, LA, on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Holiday program bonfire brightens the Christmas season in St. Bernard
The restored historic St. Bernard Parish Courthouse and Los Islenos Museum Complex in St. Bernard Village were the settings for a holiday program Dec. 8. A concert of holiday music was presented by the Chalmette High School Brass Band and Jazz Ensemble.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Chalmette Ladies Auxiliary remembers Pearl Harbor: Club Salute
Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3706 Ladies Auxiliary of Chalmette gathered Dec. 7 at the Pearl Harbor Monument in Chalmette to remember the lives that were lost when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941 and plunged the United States into World War 11. "I think it's important that we never forget the lives that were lost that day ... (more)
Nunez Community College in Chalmette breaks ground for new administration building
Nunez Community College in Chalmette held a groundbreaking ceremony Dec. 6 for construction of its new administration building.
Calliope puppets present magical shadow program in Chalmette: Chalmette Matters
Saturday Morning Family Fun Program at the St. Bernard Parish Library will present another exciting guest on Dec. 21 at 10:30 a.m. at the library, 2600 Palmisano Blvd., in Chalmette .
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Wife of soon-to-be deported Mexican decries New Orleans immigration enforcement
Matilde Gayosso-Martinez, 35, on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, decried the effects that immigration enforcement efforts can have on families and asked for Congress to pass immigration reform.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
WDSU-TV New Orleans
I-Team: Businessmen claim extortion in St. Bernard Parish Katrina cleanup
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Sat Dec 07, 2013
Grandparents Day is held at Our Lady of Prompt Succor in Chalmette
Our Lady of Prompt Succor School in Chalmette celebrated Grandparents Day Dec. 6. Many grandparents traveled from far and near to visit the classrooms, take photographs with their grandchildren, and attend a liturgy in the school gym.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Louisiana DEQ issues air quality alert for St Bernard following SO2 spikes
EPA assigns colors to each Air Quality Index category to make it easier for people to understand quickly whether air pollution is reaching unhealthy levels in their communities.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Nearly 72 years later, Slidell man remembers the horror of attack on Pearl Harbor
James Cook, 90, of Slidell, recalls the attack on Pearl Harbor during a recent chat in the kitchen of his home.
St. Bernard Art Guild announces its members show winners
Winners in the St Bernard Art Guild's member art show are: front row from left, Maurice Stockton, Victoria Graves, and Janice Hilborn; second row from left, Linda Lopez, Dana Sherlock, Mary Ann Anderson, and Linda Burrow; third row from left, Ron Chapman, Claire Pescay, Janet Attaway, and Beth Montreuil; and back row from left, Charles Anderson, ... (more)