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Harvey, Louisiana is located in Jefferson Parish. Zip codes in Harvey, LA include 70058, and 70059. The median home price in Harvey is $124,900 which is roughly $81/per square foot. More Harvey information.

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15 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

Homeschool support can be found in Harvey

Algiers home schooledstudent, Andrew Lewis, 16, volunteers at a monthly meeting in Harvey for homeschool parents and students. The teen is one of 1.7 million across the country, independentally schooled by a parent.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Former U.S. Rep. Joseph Cao to speak in Harvey on Friday evening

Former U.S. Rep. Anh "Joseph" Cao will speak Friday evening at a Vietnamese-American "engagement event" sponsored by the Republican National Committee and Republican Party of Louisiana. The event will take place at 6 p.m. at 875 Manhattan Blvd., Suite A, in Harvey.

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WDSU-TV New Orleans

Sheriff: Family of child sex crimes suspect destroyed evidence, church absolved man of sins

A 30-year-old man was extradited from Utah and brought to Plaquemines Parish to face child sex abuse charges in which authorities said the suspect's family destroyed evidence in the case and a bishop "absolved him of his sins." According to a news release from the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office, 30-year-old Matthew Todd Wallis is accused of aggravated incest and oral sexual battery.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

NOLA.com

Jefferson Parish judicial candidate Juan Labadie in contempt for refusing drug test

Gretna lawyer Juan Labadie, left, wants to unseat Judge Michael Mentz, right, in the 24th Judicial District Court's Division F race in the Nov. 4 election. Labadie launched a campaign Aug. 11, just hours after Mentz found him in contempt of court and ordered 30 days of hours arrest for refusing to take a drug test in his custody battle with his ex-wife.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

NOLA.com

Gretna City Council to ask Army Corps of Engineers for public...

Robert Bach, president of Rio Grande Pacific Corp., which owns the New Orleans & Gulf Coast Railway, addresses the Gretna City Council about plans to reroute trains. (Andrea Shaw, NOLA.com The Gretna City Council will ask the Army Corps of Engineers to conduct a public hearing and an environmental impact study on a proposed 600-acre coal export facility in Plaquemines Parish.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

NOLA.com

Weeks before Jefferson Parish schools Superintendent James Meza's departure, the School Board may ask him to stay

When Jefferson Parish schools Superintendent James Meza Jr. announced his Sept. 30 departure --- four months before his employment contract deemed his gig up -- Jefferson Parish School Board members and system-watchers began asking questions.

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NOLA.com

Gretna negotiating to open Office of Motor Vehicles to replace Harvey site

Gretna could soon become home to another West Bank branch of the state Office of Motor Vehicles. City and state officials are negotiating to open an office at 1500 Lafayette St ., to replace the one in the state building in Harvey, Gretna Mayor Belinda Constant said.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

NOLA.com

Port Allen man sentenced to life in prison for Harvey handyman's death

A Port Allen man was sentenced Thursday to spend the rest of his life in prison in the death of a Harvey handyman who was beaten and shot in his home . Terrol "Nasty" Cole , 33, was convicted last month of the second-degree murder of Donald Bates, 53, who was killed Jan. 29, 2010, by intruders seeking the $12,000 he had in his Eastmere Drive home from the sale of a car.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Marine News

ESG Deliver Towboat, Launch PSV

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. informs that it has delivered the towboat MV Kimberly Hidalgo to Florida Marine, and on the same day launched the Platform Support Vessel MV Bravante lX for Boldini S.A., Bravante Group of Brazil. 1. Delivery of MV Kimberly Hidalgo The new tugboat is the one of a series with EPA Tier 3 main propulsion engines and generators delivered to Florida Marine.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

NOLA.com

3 things to watch at Wednesday's Jefferson Parish School Board meeting

The Jefferson Parish School Board meets Wednesday at 5 p.m. at the School Board's administration building in Harvey.

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The Times-Picayune

Algiers couple accused of leaving children in car while they played video poker

Algiers residents Kim Arenales, 42, and Melvin Wright, 56, were arrested on charges of cruelty to a juvenile on Saturday .

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NOLA.com

In Jefferson Parish judicial race, challenge to Angel Varnado's qualification is dropped

An Avondale woman on Tuesday dropped her challenge to Angel Varnado 's qualifications to run for the 24th Judicial District Court's Division G seat.

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NOLA.com

West Bank woman gets 25 years in fatal Harvey home invasion, robbery

A West Bank woman was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years in prison, for her role in a home-invasion robbery in Harvey that ended with the victim's death.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Times-Picayune

In Jefferson Parish judicial race, voter challenges Angel Varnado's residency

A Waggaman woman on Friday sued judicial candidate Angel Varnado , challenging the former Jefferson Parish prosecutor's qualifications to run for state district judge.

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NOLA.com

Jefferson Parish School Board candidates, members, hash out legal battles in court

Provided by Rickeem Jackson and Mark Spears. Rickeem Jackson is running for the Jefferson Parish School Board's 2nd District seat.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

NOLA.com

Jefferson Parish Council backs study of West Bank rail routes;...

The Jefferson Parish Council on Wednesday endorsed a study of whether to re-route trains that now travel through Gretna , pushing them out to Harvey instead.

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NOLA.com

Fire heavily damages Westwego house, threatens second

One house was heavily damaged and wind-whipped flames threatened a second home in Westwego Wednesday morning.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

NOLA.com

Jefferson Parish Council resolution would allocate matching money to study relocating West Bank train traffic

The Jefferson Parish Council would commit money to secure a grant for an environmental review of rerouting West Bank train traffic if members approve a resolution Wednesday.

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NOLA.com

Jefferson Parish School Board candidate Rickeem Jackson's residency is challenged in court

Provided by Rickeem Jackson and Mark Spears. Rickeem Jackson is running for the Jefferson Parish School Board's 2nd District seat.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

NOLA.com

Westwego fire department runs deficit, as audits of West Bank fire companies released Monday

The Westwego Volunteer Fire Department had a $22,404 deficit at the end of 2013, according to an audit released Monday.

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