Gretna Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. ACT scores in Jefferson Parish public schools improve slightly, but trail state averageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Elected officials and school board members cut the ribbon at the new Patrick F. Taylor Academy campus in Avondale on Thursday Sept. 5, 2013.

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  2. Gretna City Council gives panel authority to approve historic district projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    The Gretna City Council has revamped its historic district ordinances, creating a Historic District Commission to approve new construction and renovation projects. , replaces a measure that established an advisory committee that could only make recommendations to the council to take action.

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  3. Coyotes on West Bank Expressway in Gretna? Sightings rise citywide, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | NOLA.com

    With mating season around the corner, coyotes are on the move in Gretna , having attacked a pet in one neighborhood in one of many sightings reported throughout the city. But officials said Wednesday there is little they can do to contain the animals in the highly populated 4-square mile area.

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  4. Dillard University choir to perform at Marrero church: West Bank religion news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | NOLA.com

    The Scholarship Ministry of the St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church, 6223 6th Ave. in Marrero, invites the public to "An Evening of Music," featuring the Dillard University Concert Choir, Feb.24 at 7 pm. The church also will celebrate their 93rd church anniversary on March 1 at 11 a.m. The Rev.

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  5. Gretna joins Jefferson Parish in seeking study on Plaquemines Parish coal export terminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | NOLA.com

    The Gretna City Council joined the Jefferson Parish Council in asking for a study and public hearing on a proposed coal export terminal in Plaquemines Parish. to conduct an environmental impact study of a proposed coal export terminal in Plaquemines Parish.

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  6. Jefferson Parish Council calls for study of Plaquemines coal terminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Jefferson Parish Councilman Ricky Templet, left, introduced legislation calling on the state Department of Natural Resources to study the environmental impact of a proposed coal terminal in Plaquemines Parish. for a state study of how a proposed coal terminal in Plaquemines Parish would affect rail traffic in Jefferson .

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  7. Metairie man booked with distributing child pornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Zachary Hardouin, of Metairie, was arrested and booked with two counts of child pornography distribution and two counts of possession of child pornography. State and local investigators arrested a Metairie man accused of distributing child pornography online.

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  8. Jefferson Parish Council to publicly discuss hospital leases on Feb. 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | NOLA.com

    The Jefferson Parish Council will hold a special meeting on Feb. 23 to "review progress" of lease negotiations for both its public hospitals, according to a resolution that was read aloud Wednesday after the council emerged from a two-hour private meeting. The council typically discusses the hospitals in private, but Council Chairman Chris Roberts said the special meeting will occur in open session.

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  9. 3 items to watch at the Gretna City Council meeting WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | NOLA.com

    A hotel occupancy tax, revamping historic district regulations and economic development are among the issues the Gretna City Council will tackle when it meets Wednesday . The council will consider a resolution announcing its intention to charge a 2 percent occupancy tax for two hotels on property that the city annexed last year.

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  10. Jefferson Parish moves to regulate HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Last year, 14 film and television productions reported spending $33.7 million in Jefferson Parish - a record since a 2008 ordinance granting local tax breaks on top of state rebates in place since 2002. Those millions have trickled down through the local economy, perhaps all the way to a tree root.

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  11. Suspect arrested in Harvey armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office investigators arrested a man wanted in connection with a Harvey armed robbery following a brief foot chase on Tuesday Deputies spotted Tyrone "Poo" Simmons, 19, in the 5100 block of Richland Drive in Marrero, according to Glen T. Boyd, spokesman for the department. The robbery occurred just after 5 p.m. Monday in the 3700 block of Sandy Drive in Harvey.

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  12. Gretna City Council poised to give authority to historic district commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Revamping Gretna 's historic district regulations to give a committee authority over renovations and new construction is on the agenda when the City Council meets Wednesday . Councilman Joe Marino III is sponsoring the revised ordinance that establishes a Historic District Commission, which can issue certificates of appropriateness for projects in the two historic areas.

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  13. Mardi Gras tractor driver loved family and Carnival, friend tells WVUERead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | NOLA.com

    The Marrero man who was killed by a drunken driver while driving his Carnival tractor Saturday was described as a family man who loved Mardi Gras, according to WVUE Fox 8 . Don Dauzat, 52, was returning a float to a den when he was hit by Michael Burrie of Gretna at Lapalco Boulevard and Paxton Street .

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  14. Westwego proposes charging movie production fees for filming in the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Westwego city councilmen Johnny Nobles Jr., center, and Glenn Green, right, have ressurrected a plan to create a fee schedule for film production crews that work inside the city. Nobles raised the issue in May 2014, but the council only discussed it.

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  15. Marrero man booked with home invasion, kidnapping in Westwego domestic disturbanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | NOLA.com

    James Vinet, of Marrero, was booked with home invasion and second-degree kidnapping in a Westwego domestic disturbance, authorities say. Westwego police arrested a Marrero man accused of threatening his ex-girlfriend with a gun and dragging her out of her house, according to authorities.

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  16. Mardi Gras parade tractor driver in critical condition after early Saturday collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | NOLA.com

    A man is on life support after his tractor was struck by a drunk driver early Saturday morning in Marrero. A Mardi Gras parade tractor driver is on life support after his machine was struck by a drunk driver early Saturday morning in Marrero, authorities said.

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  17. Pho Tau Bay will close on West Bank to reopen on Tulane AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | NOLA.com

    A sign annoucing Pho Tau Bay's closure and move to the East Bank was photographed in the window of the Gretna restaurnat on Feb. 6. "We will be Closing our Doors on February 14, 2015 due to Re-Development of the Shopping Center. New Location: Tulane Ave. near Claiborne.

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  18. Jefferson Parish arrests Feb. 2-5Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Elgin Harvey, 29, 3820 Cambronne St., New Orleans, was arrested at Jefferson Parish Correctional Center in Gretna and booked with possession of marijuana and having contraband in the correctional center. Charles Wills, 22, 112 St. Jude St., Marrero, was arrested at Jefferson Parish Correctional Center in Gretna and booked with simple burglary and forgery.

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  19. Gretna Community Association invites citizens to networking partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Gretna Community Association invites the public to its "Membership Drive, with a Toast to Staying Alive!" on Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. at the German American Cultural Center, 519 Huey P. Long Ave. Gretna Community Association is seeking members with creative ideas, a positive attitude who wants to know more about Gretna and wants to become involved in the community. Bring your favorite wine glass to enjoy your wine of choice, a few business cards if you have some and a friend or two for an evening of networking and wine tasting.

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  20. Ruppel Academy students take top honors in national writing contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Ruppel Academy for Advanced Studies Principal Debra Cooper said that staff and students are proud to have two of the five winners in a national writing contest. Eighth-graders Alexander Walker and Kyle Bush won the national contest sponsored by Scholastic Magazine.

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