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  1. Waggaman senior citizen loves costuming at annual galaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Times-Picayune

    ... Sandra Smith is a Waggaman resident who writes about people and events of community interest in Waggaman and Avondale. She can be reached at [email protected] or 504.343.6916. Cutline: Angela Raymond of Waggaman recently dressed as Princess ...

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  2. Westwego museum to host Avondale Shipyard displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | The Times-Picayune

    The book of the history of Avondale Shipyard can be purchased at the Westwego Museum on Sala Avenue for $30. It covers the history of the shipyard form its inception until it was sold.

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  3. Bass tournament benefits cancer victim from LulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | NOLA.com

    The seventh annual Fishing for Frankie Memorial Bass Tournament was held August 1 at Pier 90 in Avondale. Proceeds from this year's tournament will benefit Becky Savage who is battling breast cancer.

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  4. Three arrested in aggravated rape of Marrero girl: JPSORead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | NOLA.com

    Authorities arrested two men and a woman in connection with the rape of an 8-year-old girl in Marrero. Merton Baily, 34, of Avondale, and Percy Prestenbach, 74, of Marrero, were booked with aggravated rape and sexual battery Wednesday , said Col.

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  5. Marrero church to present Hurricane Katrina reunion: West Bank religion news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Times-Picayune

    ... Morning Star Baptist Church of New Orleans and Macedonia Baptist Church of Marrero. Little Zion Baptist church of Avondale will present a three-day revival. The schedule is Aug. 25, the Rev. Larry J. Davis of Shiloh Baptist Church; Aug. 26, the Rev. ...

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  6. Nicolle Boulevard lanes in Avondale closed rest of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | NOLA.com

    Part of Nicolle Boulevard in Avondale will close intermittently for the rest of the week because of filming. Jefferson Parish officials caution that the filming will include simulated gunfire.

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  7. Man booked with Avondale shooting that injured Detroit teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | NOLA.com

    Desmond Jones, of Harvey, was arrested and booked with attempted second-degree murder in connection with a June 24 shooting in Avondale that wounded a 16-year-old boy from Detroit. Authorities arrested a man accused in an Avondale shooting that wounded a teen from Detroit.

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  8. Global firm hired to market idled Avondale shipyard facility, recognizes facility's 'significance'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- Avondale shipyards, once a bustling place, is now largely a ghost town oveseen by a maintenance crew.. The facility had been used most recently for the construction of U.S. Navy ships and is designed for light and heavy manufacturing.

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  9. Remembering Avondale: Giant shipyard once the largest employer in the stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | The Advocate

    ... of the founders, James Viavant, decided to finance a history of the shipyard. "I always wanted to do a book about Avondale because it was such a good story," said Johnson. "The men and women who worked there were devoted to the company, and it was ...

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  10. Our Views: Failed joint venure is a new blow at AvondaleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | The Advocate

    f there are any better prospects for the old Avondale shipyard, the people of New Orleans and Louisiana would be delighted to hear of them. The announcement last month that Huntington Ingalls Industries and Kinder Morgan have decided against a joint ...

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  11. Huntington Ingalls, Kinder Morgan decide against Avondale joint venture; now what for the shipyard?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- Avondale shipyards, once a bustling place, is now largely a ghost town oveseen by a maintenance crew.. Advocate staff photo by SHERRI MILLER -- Andrew Croom, in front of the Avondale Ship Yard on Monday, April 20, 2015.

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  12. Avondale Playground announces fitness classesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | The Times-Picayune

    ... Katrina," a free seminar on August 26, from 3 - 4 p.m., at the Jedco Conference Center, 701 A Churchhill Pkwy. in Avondale. The seminar will provide information to attorneys on how to earn CLE credit by taking on individual pro bono cases, as well ...

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  13. Grand Prix racing, go-cart style, at Jefferson Chamber eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | NOLA.com

    Proving their racing skills are just as keen as their business acumen, 30 teams participated in the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce 4th annul Grand Prix , presented by Zito Companies. NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale was where racers got to rev the go cart engines in mid-July - each team of five people took turns completing as many laps as possible in the allotted time.

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  14. Two arrested, booked with murder in Terrytown double shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Authorities arrested two men in connection with a June double shooting in Terrytown that left an Avondale father dead and injured another man. Michael Brown, 21, and Hasaan Johnson, 23, both of New Orleans, were booked with first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder, said Col.

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  15. Zoomobile visits Waggaman libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... r son. Sandra Smith is a Waggaman resident who writes about people and events of community interest in Waggaman and Avondale. She can be reached at [email protected] or 504.343.6916.

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  16. Churches celebrate back-to-school: West Bank religion news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... To School Revival Aug. 4-6 at 6:30 nightly. The Rev. Damien J. Brown, pastor of the Little Zion Baptist Church of Avondale, will be the Revivalist. The Rev. Edward Joseph III is pastor and Brother Michael J. Louis is Scholarship Ministry chairman. ...

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  17. Avondale Fire Department offers free smoke detectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Avondale Fire Department's firefighters are participating in Louisiana's free smoke detector and installation program "Operation Save a Life." The firefighters from Avondale Fire Department are providing a special service to residents while raising awareness of the importance of smoke detectors.

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  18. Compare ACT scores at Jefferson Parish public high schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... Studies in Metairie, Thomas Jefferson High in Gretna, and Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy in Avondale -- were tops, with all students scoring a 20 or better. Only one other high school in the state achieved that feat, state data show: ...

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  19. 2 indicted in April killing in Harvey subdivisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... man also was wounded in the shooting. If convicted, the 20-year-old Lonzo of Harvey the 22-year-old Simmons of Avondale each will face mandatory life in prison. Police say 19-year-old Kirklon Boyd of Westwego and 25-year-old Ashley Degree of Marrero ...

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  20. Murdered St. Augustine High student who 'had so much potential' mourned by friends, family at funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | The Advocate

    Halfway through the funeral inside a packed Mount Hermon Baptist Church in Avondale on Friday, the Rev. Tony Ricard ordered the students of St. Augustine High School to their feet.

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