North Kenner neighborhoods hold light contests
The annual Chateau Estates Lakefront Subdivision lighting competition will be held on Dec. 14, with judging beginning at 7 p.m. Awards will be given to the best decorated home on each street in the subdivision.
Long Lasting Copper Chimney Cap Available
Though chimney caps are not an absolute requirement for many chimneys, they are very useful.
Eagle Scouts honored at ceremony in Old Metairie
Philip Legrand and Thomas Nimmo of Boy Scout Troop 230 at St. Catherine of Siena received the rank of Eagle Scout during a Court of Honor ceremony held on Nov. 24 at the church in Old Metairie.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
a Region Redefined Part IV: Jobs migrate to suburbs
For 60 years after its founding in 1945, the family-owned firm was based in the French Quarter, creating its distinctive gas lamps in the historic heart of the city and sending them around the region and beyond.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Best of New Orleans
The Big Bar Guide: Harahan/Jefferson/River Ridge
Fox & Hound Elmwood Shopping Center, 1200 S. Clearview Parkway, Elmwood, 731-6000 Sports bar This restaurant and sports bar features a large dining room and a separate game room with pool tables and walls lined with flat-screen and projection TVs.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Motel crime is focus of new Jefferson Parish regulatory initiative
In 2010, when the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office began cracking down on crime at motels, officials found there was no simple process to put a lodging spot out of business - even after owners were shown to be complicit in criminal activity.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Jefferson Parish charter applications now open
Worksheets hang across a kindergarten class room at the International School of Louisiana in Harahan Thursday, November 1, 2012.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Jefferson leaders discuss economic development in state of parish address
Economic development and the need to attract young, well-heeled residents were the overarching themes in Tuesday's "state of the parish" presentation hosted by the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce.
Jefferson Parish schools Superintendent James Meza likely won't stay past June 30
James Meza was photographed during a Jefferson Parish School Board meeting in April April 16 2012 (Brett Duke, NOLA.com James Meza, Jefferson Parish 's public schools superintendent for the past 2A1 2 years, said Tuesday he does not expect to sign another long-term contract when his current agreement expires June 30. But Meza said he is not opposed ... (more)
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Jefferson Parish arrest reports, Nov. 12-14
Brandon Robertson, 33, 1924 High Drive, Harvey, was arrested at home and booked with simple burglary and theft under $500.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Fri Nov 08, 2013
Early voting ends Saturday in five area parishes
Early voting ends Saturday in the five metro area parishes - Orleans, Jefferson, St. Tammany, St. John the Baptist and Plaquemines - that have elections scheduled Nov. 16. In Orleans Parish, voters will cast ballots in runoffs for a Traffic Court judgeship and for Criminal District Court magistrate judge.
Lake Pontchartrain Causeway named National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark
The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway , which has long enjoyed bragging rights as the "World's Longest Bridge," can now put itself in the company of the Golden Gate Bridge and the Washington Monument as a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark designated by the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Wed Nov 06, 2013
Mount Carmel Academy announces East Jefferson honor roll
Mount Carmel Academy has announced its East Jefferson honor roll for the first quarter of the 2013-14 school year.