Gretna Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. 'Sex and the Senior' to be presented at Gretna wellness centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    The Gretna Senior and Wellness Center at 476 Franklin Ave. is the best game going for Gretna seniors, with many programs, services and meals being offered, all free of charge. Just some of the many programs include exercise, zumba and line-dancing, all-low impact.

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  2. Krewe of Grela announces Mardi Gras parade winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Marching bands and dance teams that performed in the Krewe of Grela Mardi Gras parade in Gretna were judged, resulting in the following winners: Bands-Baker High School, first place; Belaire High School, second place; and McKinley High School, third place. Best Child: first place, McKenzie McDonald; second place, William Robert Lechien; and third place, Francesca White.

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  3. On location at Felix's with 'Flip My Food's' chef Jeff HendersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Jeff Henderson , host of " Flip My Food With Chef Jeff ," daydreams about New Orleans food, both in the long-term and short-term. In the long-term, Henderson, who recently purchased a condo in the Warehouse District, daydreams about opening a restaurant here he'd name for his grandparents, Ethel & Charlie's.

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  4. Gretna proposes taxing district for $50 million hotel-retail developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Gretna officials have announced their intentions to create a taxing district to raise up to $2 million to finance infrastructure for a $50 million hotel development. One hotel is under construction and two others are planned for the 12-acre site bought by BN Management of Harvey and annexed by the city last year.

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  5. Kidd's Kids enjoy Mardi Gras ride with Krewe of Grela in GretnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Some Louisiana members of the Kidd Kraddick Foundation's "Kidd's Kids" and their families were invited by the Krewe of Grela to experience a thrill in their young lives by riding as guests in the Grela parade on Mardi Gras. The families of the children accompanied them.

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  6. Jefferson Parish arrest reports, Feb. 12-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Enoch Epps, 31, 208 Wall Blvd., Gretna, was arrested in the 70 block of West Bank Expressway in Gretna and booked with possession of derivatives of coca leaves. Paige Gresham, 19, 208 Wall Blvd., Gretna, was arrested in the 70 block of West Bank Expressway in Gretna and booked with possession of derivatives of coca leaves.

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  7. Gretna police: Intoxicated woman falsely reported rape to get ride home from copsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Authorities say an intoxicated woman called 911 early Thursday morning and falsely reported being raped so Gretna police would give her a ride home. Bryna Raines, 41, of Bridge City was taken into custody about 2:25 a.m. after she admitted fabricating the story, an arrest report said.

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  8. Midtown Men, cast members from 'Jersey Boys,' to perform in New Orleans and benefit Team GleasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Gretna residents Judy Sullivan and Wynonia Lazaro were in New York recently to attend The Midtown Men's launch party for their new "Live In Concert" album and upcoming 2015 tour. They will perform in New Orleans on March 27 with some proceeds benefitting Team Gleason.

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  9. Gretna Jubilee to benefit three West Bank schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    The ninth annual Gretna Jubilee will be March 21 from 7-10 p.m. at the covered Gretna Farmers Market on Huey P. Long Avenue in downtown Gretna. The adult reception benefits Gretna No.

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  10. Gretna not alone in coyote problem, NOLA.com readers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    The image of a coyote traipsing along the West Bank Expressway in Gretna sparked an active conversation Thursday among NOLA.com readers about how much a nuisance the animals have become. Gretna officials said this week that sightings of coyotes have increased, and a family pet was attacked in a fenced in backyard in the Garden Park subdivision.

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  11. Pay to play? This multimillion-dollar government contractor refuses to sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Juan Patterson, executive director of the Jefferson Parish Housing Authority, discusses the Housing Authority's Housing Choice Voucher Program A private company that receives millions of dollars every year from the Jefferson Parish Housing Authority is refusing to swear in an affidavit that it did not pay anyone to get its contract. Nor is the company identifying any of its subcontractors.

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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