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  1. Strehle Elementary names teacher of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Times-Picayune

    ... 4 - 7:30 p.m. on Fridays during Lent. The meals will be sold and served in the parish hall at 329 S. Jamie Blvd. in Avondale. Residents may dine in or take meals to go. For more information, call the parish office at 504.436.1279. Our Lady of the ...

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  2. Avondale man in grave condition following Sunday shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | NOLA.com

    ... and was in grave condition as of Monday evening. ( Photo by Wilborn P. Nobles III, NOLA.com A man injured in an Avondale shooting Sunday evening is in grave condition, said Col. John Fortunato, spokesman for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office . ...

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  3. Blanco, 6 others named to board overseeing SuperdomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... Event Center in Westwego, the New Orleans Arena, New Orleans Saints Training Facility, TPC Louisiana golf course in Avondale and Zephyr Field. Also appointed are: Kyle France, of Covington, president of Kehoe-France Inc.; Henry Baptiste, of Baton ...

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  4. Blanco, 6 others named to board overseeing SuperdomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... Event Center in Westwego, the New Orleans Arena, New Orleans Saints Training Facility, TPC Louisiana golf course in Avondale and Zephyr Field. Also appointed are: Kyle France, of Covington, president of Kehoe-France Inc.; Henry Baptiste, of Baton ...

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  5. Kathleen Blanco named to Superdome CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | The Advocate

    ... the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans Arena, New Orleans Saints Training Facility, TPC Louisiana golf course in Avondale, and Zephyr Field. Kyle France, of Covington, president of Kehoe-France School and Kehoe-France Northshore School, and a ...

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  6. Girl Scout cookie sales heating up on the West BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | The Times-Picayune

    ... in March. The troop meets on the second and fourth Friday of each month and welcomes new members. They meet in the Avondale Fire Station at 500 S. Jamie Blvd. To order cookies or for additional information on meeting times and dates, call Patsy ...

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  7. Marrero church to host talent show: West Bank religion news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | NOLA.com

    ... more information, call 504.367.4700. The Rev. Orin D. Grant Sr. is pastor-teacher. Little Zion Baptist Church, 433 Avondale Garden Road, Avondale, invites the public to help celebrate its pastor's first anniversary with a prayer breakfast Jan. 30 at ...

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  8. The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Free Concerts Celebrate Martin Luther King Weekend:Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | WYLD-FM

    ... Dillard University Choir, the Vision Quest Choir, Bishop Sean Elder and the Mount Herman Baptist Church Choir of Avondale, La. For the complete list of performers. A program honoring Dr. King begins at 6:30 p.m.; the concert starts at 7 p.m. ...

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  9. Jazz & Heritage concerts honoring MLK & civil rights movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | WWOZ

    ... Dillard University Choir, the Vision Quest Choir, Bishop Sean Elder and the Mount Herman Baptist Church Choir of Avondale, LA. A program honoring Dr. King begins at 6:30p; the concert starts at 7p. The Friday jazz concert features singer Mary ...

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  10. Continue reading a 'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | The Advocate

    ... last week. Her friend, Jennifer Lojszczyk, 38, a first-grade teacher at Catherine Strehle Elementary School in Avondale, said she was interested in the science behind the spillway and how an infusion of freshwater from the river changes sea life and ...

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  11. Renovation work continues on Live Oak LIbraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    ... Church will hold the church's semi-annual garage sale fundraiser in the parish hall at 329 S. Jamie Blvd. in Avondale on Jan.15, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., and on Jan. 16 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. The parish is still accepting donations for the sale, and ...

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  12. Authorities: 19-year-old arrested in Avondale fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Officials say a 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection with death of a Bridge City man who was shot early New Year's Day in Avondale. In a news release, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says Michael Ennis of Avondale was charged with first-degree murder in 32-year-old Joseph Washington's death.

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  13. No motive for 'fit of rage' stabbing of mother, nephews in AvondaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Authorities in Jefferson Parish say they have no motive as to what sparked a "fit of rage" that left a 14-year-old Avondale boy stabbed to death and his 79-year-old grandmother and older brother injured. Officials said the woman's son attacked them in their home early Saturday morning .

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  14. JPSO: Man kills teenager, stabs two other family members in AvondaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    According to JPSO, 58-year-old Tyrone Dorsey stabbed and killed his 14-year-old nephew at his Avondale home. Officers say Dorsey also stabbed his 21-year-old nephew and 79-year-old mother.

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  15. Avondale shooting victim identified as 32-year-old Bridge City manRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | NOLA.com

    The victim in the New Year's Day fatal shooting in Avondale has been identified as 32-year-old Joseph Washington of Bridge City. He was shot multiple times in the 300 block of Senate Drive less than 10 minutes after midnight, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office said.

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  16. Man shot to death in AvondaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The man killed early Friday morning in Avondale has been identified as Joseph Washington, 32, of Bridge City, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office. Investigators determined that two unknown black males walked up to Washington and opened fire as he stood and talking to a woman outside of her car.

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  17. Engineering meets entrepreneurship at Bonton AssociatesRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2015 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    Following in the footsteps of his father and several uncles, Darius Bonton knew he wanted to become an engineer at a young age. However, as Bonton tells After graduating from Southern University, Bonton worked as a structural engineer for Northop Grumman at its Avondale shipyard, where he developed an appreciation for process development and optimization.

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  18. Catherine Strehle Elementary celebrates movie nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Catherine Strehle Elementary School recently held its second movie night of the school year, and students had an opportunity to spend some time with a special guest before to the movie started. Santa Claus stopped by the school in Avondale.

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  19. New Flood Maps May Aid Big Development in Louisiana ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | Insurance Journal West

    Revised flood maps could aid a developer's proposal to build on one of Jefferson Parish's last large undeveloped tracts. Lafayette-based Southern Lifestyle Development says it's in talks to buy 2,000 acres in Avondale, near the TPC of Louisiana golf course and Bayou Segnette State Park.

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  20. New flood maps could aid big development in Jefferson ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Revised flood maps could aid a developer's proposal to build on one of Jefferson Parish's last large undeveloped tracts. Lafayette-based Southern Lifestyle Development says it's in talks to buy 2,000 acres in Avondale, near the TPC of Louisiana golf course and Bayou Segnette State Park.

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