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  1. Here is a list of St. Joseph altars in East JeffersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    East Jefferson Parish churches and groups are hard at work, putting finishing touches on St. Joseph's Day altar preparations. The following is a list of altars open to the public and submitted to NOLA.com The altars pay homage to St. Joseph, who is credited with interceding to help save Sicility from a famine in the Middle Ages.

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  2. Troopers make arrests in ocean of Louisiana car insurance scamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... running over debris from a crash site. Prater backed up her claim with medical bills from Crane Rehab Center in Jefferson, allegedly racked up between May and June 2014. But Prater wasn't hurt. The bills were actually created by her mother, police ...

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  3. Gimme SheltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | Best of New Orleans

    ... heartworm testing and treatment if necessary and testing for feline leukemia and immunodeficiency viruses in cats. Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter 1 Humane Way, East Jefferson, (504) 736-6111; 1869 Ames Blvd., Marrero, (504) 349-5111 Adoption hours: ...

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  4. Harvey Hustlers is a 'vile criminal' gang, Jefferson's sheriff says as 30-count indictment unsealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | NOLA.com

    For years, prosecutors say, the Harvey Hustlers street gang operated an illegal narcotics ring from West Jefferson neighborhoods, secreting cocaine and heroin into the area from Texas and protecting their enterprise through a violent enforcement arm known as the Murder Squad. They developed a reputation "as a group to be feared by members of the community," the prosecutors say in a 30-count indictment that was unsealed Thursday .

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  5. Jefferson charter school Milestone Academy to move back to New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | NOLA.com

    After months of uncertainty, Milestone Academy's families can rest assured: they'll have a home in 2015-16. A committee of the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education Thursday approved the Jefferson charter school's move to the former St. James Major High School in New Orleans.

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  6. Harvey Hustlers gang discussed during Jefferson Parish press conference ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | NOLA.com

    The entrance to the 24th Judicial District Court, located in the Thomas F. Donelon Building at the Jefferson Parish Government Center in Gretna. Donelon was a parish president and Harahan mayor is hold a press conference to discuss the notorious gang.

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  7. Several power outages reported Thursday morning in New Orleans, Metairie, JeffersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... Taft Park, Sheridan Avenue, Third Street and Lakewood Drive. The power is expected to be restored by 8:30 a.m. Jefferson: About 80 customers were without power as of 5:40 a.m. at the river-end of Causeway Boulevard. The power is out along Carrollton ...

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  8. Johnny Fair, convicted of killing Tiffany Frey, sentenced to life in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | NOLA.com

    An Old Jefferson drug dealer who was convicted Thursday of fatally shooting a woman was sentenced Tuesday to spend the rest of his life in prison. Johnny Fair , 29, a native of New Orleans' Pigeon Town, killed Tiffany Frey on Jan. 10, 2012 , by firing a .40-caliber bullet into her head as she walked toward the bathroom in her Barry Avenue Court.

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  9. Meet an astronaut at Metairie prayer breakfast: East Jefferson religion news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    The public is invited to meet astronaut Charles Duke on April 9 from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at the Jefferson Parish Prayer Breakfast at the Landmark Hotel, 2601 Severn Ave., Metairie. Duke is a retired Air Force Reserve brigadier general and was one of the 19 astronauts selected by NASA in April 1966.

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  10. Kenner Discovery approves amended expansion pact, discusses enrollmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Almost two months after the Jefferson Parish School Board approved an amended operating agreement for Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy, the charter school's officials have decided to accept the agreement. Discovery Health Sciences Foundation, the board that runs the Kenner charter, voted to sign the contract at its Monday meeting .

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  11. Old Jefferson man guilty of murder in woman's 2012 deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | NOLA.com

    A self-described drug dealer and wannabe rapper who wove sex, guns and violence into his lyrics, Johnny Fair admitted to a Jefferson Parish jury Thursday that he killed a man in Old Jefferson in 2006. But he said he shot that man three times in self-defense.

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  12. Witness in Old Jefferson homicide names the shooter: 'It was Johnny Fair'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... Brooks' repeated warnings to leave her Barry Avenue apartment, and she sought and then used drugs in their Old Jefferson neighborhood. Brooks shadowed her and found a neighbor with a car who was willing to drive Frey to her mother's home on the West ...

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  13. St. Rita in Harahan presents Lenten mission: East Jefferson religion news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | NOLA.com

    St. Rita of Cascia Catholic Church, 7100 Jefferson Highway, Harahan, invites the public to attend its Lenten Mission March 9-11 at 7 nightly. The mission will be led by the Rev.

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  14. Convicted in an '06 Old Jefferson homicide, defendant stands trial in a '12 killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... Fair wrote in statement to jurors. For the second time in the past seven years, Johnny "Red" Fair stared down a Jefferson Parish jury Wednesday (Feb. 25), accused of being a drug dealer who committed a homicide in Old Jefferson. In 2008, when he ...

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  15. JPSO: Man who reported being shot during armed robbery actually shot selfRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Jakob Whitfield, 21, of Metairie, was booked with false swearing against public health or safety after authorities say he false reported that he had been shot during an attempted armed robbery. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office officials say Whitfield later admitted accidentally shooting himself while putting his gun into his pants pocket.

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  16. Jefferson Parish Council to vote on future of West Jefferson Medical CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    On Monday, the Jefferson Parish Council will vote on a master lease agreement with Louisiana Children's Medical Center to take over and run West Jefferson Medical Center for the next 45 years. On Jan. 14. Council Chairman Chris Roberts said the company would have 30 days to complete the deal.

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  17. Man racks up 8th DWI arrest after Mardi Gras hit-and-run accident in MandevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... he St. Tammany Parish jail. Hittson's driving history includes seven prior DWI's starting in 1984 from Tangipahoa, Jefferson and St. Tammany parishes, police said.

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  18. East Jefferson churches preparing Lenten fish friesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... located at 8600 W. Metairie Ave., Metairie. For more information, call 504.466.4511. St. Agnes Men's Club , 3310 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson, will have its first Seafood "Fryday" on Feb. 27. The meal includes fish, shrimp, French fries, cole slaw ...

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  19. Magnolia School in Jefferson presents Magnolia FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Magnolia School in Jefferson, which provides supports to adults with intellectual and other developmental disabilities, is holding its first Magnolia Fest on April 18 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. All are invited to the Magnolia School campus, 100 Central Ave., Jefferson for a day of food, arts and crafts, and music. Bring the family for a fun-filled day supporting Magnolia School.

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  20. Mardi Gras 2015 draws enthusiastic crowds undaunted by chilly weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... those of other Fat Tuesdays. The Argus parade was followed by the Elks Krewe of Jeffersonians and the Krewe of Jefferson truck parades. Young children were everywhere along the route, bundled to the point that some had trouble raising their arms ...

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