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  1. Jefferson Parish School Board poised to promote superintendent's relativesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago |

    ... explain the reasoning behind the recommendation. Faith Joseph is currently principal of Henry Ford Middle School in Avondale, where she was named a 2015 Principal of the Year for the system. The committee's letter for the human resources position ...


  2. Solstice Oil Gas v. Seneca Insurance Company Commerce and Industry Insurance CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | FindLaw

    ... had a duty to indemnify, we VACATE and REMAND for further proceedings. After identifying an oil prospect near Avondale, Louisiana, Solstice Oil & Gas I, L.L.C. (Solstice) and JAM Petroleum, LLC (JAM) entered into an agreement under which Solstice ...


  3. 2 die in Jefferson Parish motorcycle crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Senior Trooper Melissa Matey says the first accident occurred shortly before 11 p.m. Wednesday on U.S. Highway 90. Matey says a motorcycle driven by 54-year-old Joey Mayeux, of Avondale, cross the median into the path of an SUV. She says Mayeux was ejected and died at the scene.


  4. 2 dead in separate Jefferson Parish motorcycle crashes: State PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 |

    ... motorcycle crashes overnight that left two people, including a pedestrian, dead. Motorcyclist Joey Mayeux, 54, of Avondale, and Crystal Ferguson, 32, of Atlanta, died of injuries they received in the separate crashes, said Trooper Melissa Matey, ...


  5. Avondale man sentenced to 10 years for possession of child pornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 |

    Taylor Bourgeois, 20, of Avondale, was sentenced to 10 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to multiple counts of possession of child pornography and possession of marijuana. A 20-year-old Avondale man who admitted to downloading and sharing child pornography online was sentenced to 10 years in prison.


  6. Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni 'tired of talking,' seeks action on Avondale ShipyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 |

    A future use for Avondale Shipyard remains elusive four years after the property was initially slated for closure. It is time for Jefferson Parish to pull out all stops in searching for a solution, parish President Mike Yenni said Tuesday .


  7. Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni wants to entice young people to stayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 |

    ... parish needs to attract more jobs in technology and other high-paying, professional sectors, and find a new use for Avondale Shipyard, once one of the largest employers in the region, he said. More immediately, parish Director of Public Works Kazem ...


  8. Jefferson schools superintendent's wife may be promoted at lastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 |

    Faith Joseph has been principal of Henry Ford Middle in Avondale since 2007. She has applied to run L.W. Higgins High.


  9. Flash flood warning for Metairie, Kenner untilRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | The Times-Picayune

    ... to begin shortly. Forecasters said another 1 to 2 inches of rain might fall in the area. The warning included Avondale, Bridge City, Elmwood, Harahan, Old Jefferson, River Ridge, Waggaman and Westwego, Waggaman. The area around Louis Armstrong ...


  10. 'Wednesdays on Algiers Point' rocks the summer nights awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 |

    ... next to the Algiers ferry landing. Though there are plenty of folks from the West Bank -- Harvey, Gretna, Algiers, Avondale, Lafitte and Marrero, it's a loosely kept secret for locals all over New Orleans. The event also draws people the Lower ...


  11. Metairie man convicted of attempted murder in Avondale home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    A Jefferson Parish jury on Thursday convicted 25-year-old Danny Saulny of Metairie on three charges including attempted murder stemming from a 2014 home invasion in Avondale. The victim, who was 23 at the time, testified that she was shot more than 10 times when Saulny - who she knew from elementary school - and another gunman barged into her home in the 100 block of Madeira Drive, according to the Jefferson Parish District Attorney's Office.


  12. In Torque We Trust Team Rides Buell To CMRA/USNE Endurance Race Victory At NOLARead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Roadracing World

    ... sprints, and first round of Solo 30 sprints, bringing over 9 hours of racing action to NOLA Motorsports Park, in Avondale, Louisiana. Morning downpours and humid temperatures in the mid 80's made the 2.75 mile course treacherous. The Mini and ...


  13. Beer buzz: NOLA Motorsports Park throws a beer festRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Best of New Orleans

    NOLA Motorsports Park (11075 Nicolle Blvd., Avondale, 504-302-4875; ) will host a beer festival from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 16. The 610 Stompers are partnering with the park, and a portion of ...


  14. Things To Know About Alligators In FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... the power and resources of CBS RADIO and the award-winning CBS Sports. High-profile personalities from [] AVONDALE, LA - APRIL 28: A baby alligator is seen near the ninth hole during the first round of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans at TPC ...


  15. CMRA And USNE Racing At NOLA Motorsports Park This Coming WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Roadracing World

    ... 2016, the Central Motorcycle Roadracing Association (CMRA) 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 very fast 2.75 mile, clockwise 16-turn road course with ...


  16. Brewsday Tuesday: NOLA Motorsports hosts beer event July 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Best of New Orleans

    NOLA Motorsports Park (11075 Nicolle Blvd., Avondale, 504-302-4875; will host a beer festival Saturday, July 16, The 610 Stompers are partnering with the park, and a portion of proceeds will go to the ...


  17. One and done: IndyCar circuit not returning to New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD --Track owner Laney Chouest waves the green flag to start the IndyCar Grand Prix of Louisiana on Sunday at NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale. Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--IndyCar racer Tony Kanaan, left, spins out at Turn 12 almost hitting Simona De Silvestro at the Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana on Sunday in Avondale.


  18. Flood advisory for parts of West Bank unti 2:45 p.m SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    ... arned that their advisory may have to be upgraded to a flash flood warning. This advisory includes Harvey, Marrero, Avondale, Belle Chasse, Gretna, Westwego, Luling, Estelle, Woodmere, Terrytown, Waggaman, Ama, Boutte and Bridge City.


  19. House committee struggles to keep peace in construction budget fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 |

    ... for an $8 million project if it holds PGA golf tournaments. The bill specifically acknowledges TPC Louisiana in Avondale -- which is in Alario's district -- as the home of the Zurich Classic PGA event. "Do you know why that's in there?" Morris ...


  20. Waggaman and Avondale neighborhoods light up with lemonade stands recentlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    ... still appears to be the business of choice for young kids. There was no shortage of lemonade stands in Waggaman and Avondale recently. There were multiple stands on Avondale Garden Road, including two sites set up by members of the Angels of Praise ...


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