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LEAP scores upbeat for N.O. metro area, but students struggle with...
Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- Arthur Ashe, an independent charter school in the state's Recovery District, saw the number of students hitting "basic" or above on state exams climb 11 percent this year, despite having the largest proportion of special-needs students in the city.
Tue May 21, 2013
St. Bernard Parish Council discusses new Nunez Community College program
We have a lot of students who need this track as opposed to the four-year college track." -- Councilman Guy McInnis At a St.
Nola Access Initiative chooses Columbia Parc for $20,000 technology grant
What previously was known as the St. Bernard Housing Development before Hurricane Katrina demolished the neighborhood nearly eight years ago looks nothing like it used to.
A 17-year-old Arabi boy dies in St. Bernard after car hits his bicycle
A 17-year-old Arabi boy died Monday after he was hit while riding his bike westbound on the shoulder of the eastbound lane of East Judge Perez Drive, according to State Police and the St.
Lawsuit against St. Bernard president dismissed
A federal judge has dismissed former St. Bernard Parish President Craig Taffaro's defamation lawsuit against current Parish President Dave Peralta and several other parish employees.
Mon May 20, 2013
St. Bernard Art Guild will hold open art show June 9 in Chalmette
The St. Bernard Art Guild will hold its annual open art show June 9 in the St. Bernard Parish Council Chambers of the St.
Thu May 16, 2013
St. Bernard housing trial would have included allegation against Peralta
St. Bernard Parish President Dave Peralta was accused of playing a part in the alleged discrimination against African Americans wanting to rent property in St.
Tue May 14, 2013
WWL-TV New Orleans
Mentally disabled man dies of injuries after attempt to pilfer steaks
Illiterate and mentally disabled, possessing the mental capacity of a 12-year-old, Gallego lived off of modest social security benefits.
Mon May 13, 2013
Chalmette couple arrested for heroin, stolen assault rifles
In addition to more than five ounces of heroin, DEA agents and St. Bernard Sheriff's Office narcotics agents found two stolen assault rifles, body armor, two pounds of marijuana, two handguns and about $11,000 in cash at the suspects' residences.
Fri May 10, 2013
Authorities asking for public's help in finding missing Arabi woman
St. Bernard Parish authorities are searching for a missing Arabi woman who suffers from dementia.
St. Bernard settles Katrina housing lawsuits
Bernard Parish has agreed to a settlement of more than $2.5 million to resolve lawsuits alleging the parish tried to restrict rental housing to blacks after Hurricane Katrina.
Wed May 08, 2013
Violet woman arrested for embezzling from church, works for St. Bernard finance department
Trinette Johnson, 39, accused of stealing more than $100,000 from the church where she worked, is employed by the parish governmenta s finance department.
Tue May 07, 2013
St. Bernard Council approves $3 million hospital bond
President Dave Peralta says flood maps "will result in ridiculous premiums that will stifle the continued growth of our community." The St.
WDSU-TV New Orleans
Tonight at 6PM: St. Bernard D.A. Cutting Deals With Criminals
Coming up tonight at 6 p.m., I-Team reporter Travers Mackel investigates why the D.A. in St.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
St. Bernard driver booked with DWI after slamming into car and school bus, sheriff says
A St. Bernard Parish motorist on Tuesda afternoon slammed into a car that was stopped behind a school bus, injuring that car's driver and shaking up the seven students on the bus, according to St.
Louisiana's Coastal Master Plan will destroy fishing, harm coast, opponents say at Monday meeting
Some of the worst erosion in the entire world has been in the St. Bernard and upper Plaquemines marshes.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Tomato Festival to be presented May 3-5 at Our Lady of Prompt Succor in Chalmette
Paying tribute to popular St. Bernard Parish produce, the tomato, Our Lady of Prompt Succor is planning its 62nd annual Tomato Festival.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Tue Apr 23, 2013