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  1. Sunken city or surging metropolis? 9 visions for the future of New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NOLA.com

    ... growing in both bulk and containers. "And not only will Michoud keeping expanding as a public/private site, but Avondale will come back into commerce as an advanced heavy manufacturing location. "Our diversification will also be fueled by so-called ...

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  2. Waggaman Knights of Columbus installs officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Times-Picayune

    ... .8475. Sandra Smith is a Waggaman resident who writes about people and events of community interest in Waggaman and Avondale. She can be reached at waggamannews@yahoo.com or 504.343.6916.

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  3. Westwego to host fireworks showRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | NOLA.com

    ... Westwego High School Class of 1955 celebrated its 60th class reunion recently at the Tournament Players Club in Avondale. Classmates, spouses, friends and guest enjoyed a luncheon to celebrate this historic event as this was the last class to ...

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  4. Army Of Darkness, Village Idiots Take USNE, CMRA Endurance Victories At NOLA Motorsports ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Roadracing World

    ... sprints, and first round of Solo 30 sprints, bringing over 9 hours of racing action to NOLA Motorsports Park, in Avondale, Louisiana. Hot humid temperatures in the mid 90's with a heat index of 106 degrees made for fast times on the 2.75 mile ...

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  5. Thunderstorms, high winds threaten St. Charles, Jefferson, St. Tammany parishes Tuesday afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Times-Picayune

    The National Weather Service has issued advisories for strong thunderstorms over Avondale and in a line between Slidell in Louisiana and Long Beach in Mississippi on Tuesday afternoon. These storms are expected to be accompanied by wind gusts of 50 mph.

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  6. Avondale church honors retiring pastorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | The Times-Picayune

    ... .4459. Sandra Smith is a Waggaman resident who writes about people and events of community interest in Waggaman and Avondale. She can be reached at waggamannews@yahoo.com or 504.343.6916.

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

    Saturday Jun 20 | 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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  8. a CMRA Hosting USNE This Coming Weekend At NOLA Motorsports ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Roadracing World

    This weekend, June 19-21, 2015, the Central Motorcycle Roadracing Association is back in action at NOLA Motorsports Park, located in Avondale, Louisiana. This will be the only stop for the CMRA this season at the 2.75 mile, clockwise 16-turn road course.

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  9. Borges: 5 to watch ata the U.S. OpenRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Boston Herald

    Rickie Fowler tees off on the first hole during a practice round for The Memorial golf tournament, Wednesday, June 3, 2015, in Dublin, Ohio. Jason Day, of Australia, watches his tee shot on the 7th hole during the second round of the Zurich Classic PGA golf tournament, Friday, April 24, 2015, in Avondale, La.

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  10. Church anniversary coming up: West Bank religion news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The Times-Picayune

    ... is Coming," Jeremiah 29:11. The guest minister is the Rev. Damian J. Brown, pastor of Little Zion Baptist Church in Avondale. Sister Taisha L. Muse and the Young Adults Ministry will be leading the celebration. Call 504.367.4700. The Rev. Orin D. ...

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  11. Avondale church hosting semi-annual garage saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | NOLA.com

    St. Bonaventure Catholic Church will hold the church's semi-annual garage sale fundraiser in the parish hall at 329 S. Jamie Blvd. in Avondale June 26 and 27, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Early birds are welcomed during set up for the event on June 19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and June 20 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. First Baptist Church of Waggaman will offer Vacation Bible School at no charge to youngsters age 4 and older from June 29 through July 3. The sessions are held at 401 Azalea Drive from 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. For more information, call 504.431.7568. The library hosts "Documentary evenings," with the series "The World at War" which begins at 6:30 p.m. every Monday in June.

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  12. Strong thunderstorms moving into New Orleans, St. Charles, Jefferson parishes on Friday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | NOLA.com

    ... Slidell office of the National Weather Service . At 10:45 a.m., this line of storms was along a line extending from Avondale to New Orleans, and was moving north at 30 mph. This alert also includes the following locations: Marrero, Avondale, eastern ...

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  13. Jefferson school officials weigh large tax increase for buildingsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 10 | District Administration

    ... at Lincoln Elementary School for the Arts in Marrero and the new Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy in Avondale in 2013, among others -- the public school system has not undertaken a comprehensive effort to replace schools since 1980, ...

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  14. Jefferson school officials weigh $200 million tax for buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | NOLA.com

    ... at Lincoln Elementary School for the Arts in Marrero and the new Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy in Avondale in 2013, among others -- the public school system has not undertaken a comprehensive effort to replace schools since 1980, ...

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  15. Alex Bregman drafted by Astros & more: Tuesday's hot listRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | NOLA.com

    ... feature. He is pictured warming up before the third round of the 2014 Zurich Classic at TPC Louisiana in Avondale. The New Orleans Saints continued OTAs this week, and Wednesday's session is open to media. In the meantime, don't miss more Saints ...

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  16. Live Oak Library in Waggaman has plenty of summer funRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | The Times-Picayune

    ... .8475. Sandra Smith is a Waggaman resident who writes about people and events of community interest in Waggaman and Avondale. She can be reached at waggamannews@yahoo.com or 504.343.6916.

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  17. Avondale Shipyard going up for sale, JEDCO leader saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | NOLA.com

    Huntington Ingalls Industries, owner of Avondale Shipyard, expects to hire a real estate broker to help market the 268-acre industrial site within the next few months, according to Jerry Bologna, executive director of the Jefferson Economic Development Commission. The news comes a month after Huntington Ingalls announced it would not be moving forward with a joint venture agreement to redevelop the shipyard with midstream energy company Kinder Morgan.

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  18. Father of 2 killed in Gretna-area double shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 1 | NOLA.com

    Friends and authorities have identified Jacquez Young, a 23-year-old father of two young children, as the victim of a double shooting Monday afternoon on a stretch of road near Gretna . Young, an Avondale resident, was gunned down in his vehicle around 11:45 a.m. while driving along a busy stretch of Whitney Avenue.

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  19. Archbishop Gregory Aymond confirms 16 at Avondale churchRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Archbishop Gregory Aymond recently celebrated Mass and administered the Rite of the Sacrament of Confirmation at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Avondale, for both 16 Catholics from St. Bonaventure parish and Our Lady of the Angels parish in Waggaman. New Orleans Archbishop Gregory Aymond recently celebrated Mass and administered the Rite of the Sacrament of Confirmation at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Avondale, for 15 young adults and one adult.

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  20. Delgado to break ground on new Avondale siteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Delgado Community College will hold a groundbreaking for its new River City campus and the Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence in Avondale at 10 a.m. Friday . The new location was conceived to meet the growing business and industry demands in southeast Louisiana.

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