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  1. Strong thunderstorm to hit New Orleans, Jefferson and St. Charles parishes untilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 |

    Strong thunderstorms will affect New Orleans and Jefferson and St. Charles parishes through 4:45 p.m. Thursday. At 4:19 p.m., the storm was near Metairie, moving southwest at 35 mph, and could intensify, forecasters said.


  2. Former Phil's Grill employee booked with burglary of Metairie restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 |

    John Scott, left, and Tiffany Abernathy were arrested and booked with simple burglary. They are accused of burglarizing Phil's Grill, a Metairie restaurant where Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office investigators said Scott used to work.


  3. Strong thunderstorm affecting New Orleans, Jefferson, St. Charles parishes until 9:15 p.m. SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | The Times-Picayune

    A strong thunderstorm will affect New Orleans and Jefferson and St. Charles parishes until 9:15 p.m. Sunday. A strong thunderstorm is moving across New Orleans and northern Jefferson and St. Charles parishes, leading the National Weather Service to issue a special weather statement Sunday evening .


  4. Compare ACT scores at Jefferson Parish public high schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | The Times-Picayune

    Haynes Academy held its sixth commencement exercises on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at the Alario Center. The 70 graduates in the class are attending a variety of universities in the fall.


  5. Jefferson schools' $32.7 million BP payoff could go to teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 |

    In this June 4, 2010 file photo, a worker picks up blobs of oil with absorbent snare on Queen Bess Island at the mouth of Barataria Bay near the Gulf of Mexico in Plaquemines Parish, La. If board member Marion Bonura's plan passes muster, the Jefferson Parish School Board would spend $24.5 million in BP money on teacher raises and other benefits.


  6. $2M BP settlement offer accepted by West Bank levee authorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | The Times-Picayune

    BP offered $2 million to the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-West to settle claims stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill. . The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority West board of commissioners approved the settlement during a special meeting at Our Lady of Holy Cross College in Algiers.


  7. Motorcyclist killed at Earhart Expressway and Dickory Avenue in East JeffersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | The Times-Picayune

    A motorcyclist was killed on July 10 near the intersection of Dickory Ave. and the Earhart Expressway, state police say. A motorcyclist was killed Friday night after his vehicle struck a small levee on Dickory Avenue near the intersection of the Earhart Expressway, and he "went airborne," state police said.


  8. Jefferson Parish accepts most BP money of any school board in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 |

    A shrimp boat modified as a oil skimmer or "Vessel of Opportunity" collects oil from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill close to a mile from the shore of the Mississippi River Southeast Pass as seen during a helicopter tour by Plaquemines Parish Coastal Zone Management Director P.J. Hahn Sunday, June 27, 2010. for damages caused by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.


  9. Schools redistricting shuffles 400 West Jefferson studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 |

    Jasmine Collins is eight years old. But during recess at Terrytown Elementary School, she pretends she's an older cheerleader, rallying for her team at a football stadium.


  10. Jefferson's chief academic officer is headed to Orleans ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 |

    Provided by Jefferson Parish Public Schools. Jefferson's Chief Academic Officer Michelle Blouin-Williams is headed to the Orleans Parish public school system.


  11. Catholic Charismatic Renewal to be in River Ridge: East Jefferson religion news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 |

    Fresh Fire 2015, a daylong gathering for those in the Catholic Charismatic Renewal, will take place July 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Matthew the Apostle, 10021 Jefferson Highway in River Ridge. The event is sponsored by the Catholic Charismatic Renewal of New Orleans and was formerly called the Regional Ministries Gathering.


  12. Union contract drafted for Jefferson Parish public schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Three years after the Jefferson Parish School Board 's refusal to sign a union contract infuriated teachers and launched a business-union battle royale at the polls, a new contract is in the works. The draft, announced Tuesday , comes after swift negotiations with the Jefferson Federation of Teachers.


  13. Jefferson schools chief's salary could reach $240,000 next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 |

    New Jefferson Parish schools superintendent Isaac Joseph greets students at Ella Pittman Elementary in Harvey on Thursday, April 16, 2015. in a Harvey special session, though not everyone was overjoyed.


  14. Here's how Jefferson Parish schools chief Isaac Joseph could be gradedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    If the School Board approves, Jefferson Parish schools Superintendent Isaac Joseph will be judged on community engagement. He will be judged on fiscal transparency, on how he improves school buildings and on whether he supports student achievement.


  15. Thunderstorms, high winds threaten St. Charles, Jefferson, St. Tammany parishes Tuesday afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    The National Weather Service has issued advisories for strong thunderstorms over Avondale and in a line between Slidell in Louisiana and Long Beach in Mississippi on Tuesday afternoon. These storms are expected to be accompanied by wind gusts of 50 mph.


  16. Jefferson Parish to hold spelling bees for grownupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Winners of the Jefferson Parish Library adult spelling bee held last year in Metairie are, from left, Bertha Smith, second; John Lipani, first; and Gavin Cress, third. The first West Bank sponsored by the library system is coming up in Harvey.


  17. Jeffersonians celebrate opening of their Performing Arts CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    The Jefferson Performing Arts Center in Metairie celebrated a gala opening Saturday, June 20, 2015, with a reception, speeches, and performances by local arts groups. as he watched the opening-night crowd pour into the Jefferson Performing Arts Center.


  18. Jefferson politicos have waged Harahan-Elmwood border battles for decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 |

    It was in 1993 that Winn-Dixie moved to relocate its grocery just outside of Harahan 's borders, to the River Ridge neighborhood. It cost the city $160,000 per year in sales tax income that year, which was roughly equivalent to the budget of the city's recreation department.


  19. Elmwood and Harahan couldn't be more different, or more closely intertwinedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 |

    At JJ's Diner on Citrus Boulevard, waitresses say "sweetie" and the windows above a line of booths give diners a vision of the local post office next door. But JJ's Diner, and other Elmwood businesses, were once prey in a political battle over acreage.


  20. BESE committee OK's Jefferson charter school's move, expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 |

    The Jefferson Chamber Foundation Academy, an alternative charter school with two campuses, may move one location and expand another, a state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education committee decided Tuesday . If the full board approves Wednesday, the academy's Metairie campus will move to the shuttered St. Agnes Roman Catholic School site in Old Jefferson for the 2015-16 academic year.


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