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Harahan City Council to vote on $13,700 increase in property taxes
The Harahan City Council, pictured here, will vote on an increase to city property taxes on August 21. with the surrounding community and parishes," Mosca said when he first proposed the $13,700 tax.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Sandy Denapolis-Bosarge to run for re-election to Jefferson Parish School Board
Sandy Denapolis-Bosarge announced Tuesday she is running for re-election to the Jefferson Parish School Board.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Glenn Mayeaux announces run for Jefferson Parish School Board
Glenn Mayeaux, a former Jefferson Parish public school principal and administrator, said Monday he is running for School Board .
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Amateur ham radio class offered in Metairie
Interested in learning more about operating a "ham radio?" Beginning in September, the Crescent Amateur Radio Group will conduct an eight-night Amateur Radio Technician course at the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 West Napoleon Ave., Metairie.
In Jefferson Parish judicial race, a contentious political campaign begins
Gretna lawyer Juan Labadie, left, wants to unseat Judge Michael Mentz, right, during this fall's elections.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Stephen Petit announces run for 1st Parish Court in Metairie
Stephen Petit has announced his candidacy for Jefferson's 1st Parish Court's Division B seat in Metairie.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Jefferson Chamber member announces Jefferson School Board candidacy
Melinda Bourgeois, the chairwoman of Jefferson Chamber of Commerce's Education Committee, is running for the Jefferson Parish School Board.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Rainbow fountain to bring touch of Bellagio to Metairie's 'kind of blah' drainage canal
On Monday afternoon, Lee Giorgio turned from the balcony of the restaurant he owns to a view he described as "kind of blah."
Thu Aug 07, 2014
La, Miss hospitals form cancer drug test network
Officials say including local hospitals and clinics will reduce the need for patients to travel, likely increasing the number who can participate, especially among under-served communities.
School supplies needed for Jefferson Parish foster youth
School is starting soon and students are in need of supplies to make it a successful learning year.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Jefferson teachers will help craft student learning targets, system officials say
The Jefferson Parish School Board met at Bonnabel Magnet Academy High School in Kenner on June 4, 2013.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
5 items to watch at the Jefferson Parish Council meeting Wednesday
Two weeks after their quick and breezy annual meeting at Grand Isle, the seven members of the Jefferson Parish Council are rolling up their sleeves and getting down to business.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Nine new principals to lead Jefferson Parish public schools
Nine new principals will assume leadership posts in the Jefferson Parish public school system in the 2014-15 academic year that starts next month.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Longue Vue House offers yoga classes
Refresh your inner spirit with a morning yoga class at Longue Vue House and Gardens, No.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
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JPSO investigates murder after fight between neighbors
JEFFERSON, La. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is currently investigating the death of a man in Jefferson early Friday morning.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Kenner middle school to get new principal
Theodore Roosevelt Middle School is getting a new principal. John Olson, former principal of Mildred S. Harris Elementary in Bridge City, will manage the Kenner school in the 2014-15 academic year that starts next month.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
JPSO: 77-year-old booked with attempted murder after firing gun at motorist in Metairie
Herman Ferrell Jr., 77, of Old Jefferson, was booked with attempted second-degree murder after say he fired a gun at another motorist during a traffic encounter in Metairie on July 17. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office booked a 77-year-old man with attempted murder after authorities say he fired a shot at another motorist during a traffic ... (more)