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  1. "Play It Forward"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    ... Blood Drive will be held Sunday at the St. Matthew the Apostle Community Life Center on Jefferson Highway in River Ridge, Louisiana. The event is sponsored by St. Matthew Knights of Columbus Council 13425 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. The council will ...

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  2. 'The medically disadvantaged should not suffer,' judge...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | NOLA.com

    A federal judge has stopped the Jefferson Parish Council from evicting the nonprofit Jefferson Parish Community Health Center from its Marrero and River Ridge locations, at least temporarily. The ruling requires the Parish Council to allow the health center to continue to operate at the two locations until another medical provider is found.

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  3. Jefferson health clinics seek to block eviction, alleging retaliationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | NOLA.com

    Jefferson Parish Councilman Mark Spears pushed for the eviction of health clinics for the poor and uninsured solely because the clinics refused to "play along with dirty politics" and he was seeking retaliation, a new lawsuit filed in federal court alleges. Lawyers for Jefferson Community Health Care Centers are scheduled to go before Judge Nannette Jolivette Brown on Friday to request a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction that would allow the clinics to stay in their Marrero and River Ridge buildings.

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  4. Honoring memory of grandson, grandpa holds River Ridge blood driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Times-Picayune

    ... Kendall had a rare form of leukemia and the chances were very slim that he would live," Springman, a 72 year-old River Ridge resident, said. "We were shocked. We never expected to hear those words. When Kendall was in the hospital there were times ...

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  5. River Ridge man arrested, accused of fondling girl in swimming poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | NOLA.com

    The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office arrested a River Ridge man accused of inappropriately touching a 9-year-old girl at a swimming pool. Manuel Reyes, 40, of 5855 Walnut Creek Drive, was booked Friday with indecent behavior with a juvenile and sexual battery, said department spokesman Col.

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  6. Best in show: Lagniappe Classic dog competition returns to KennerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | NOLA.com

    ... sonnel can use. The club will also donate two pet oxygen systems each to both the Kenner Fire Department and the River Ridge Fire Department.

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  7. 4th of July Flotilla 2016: Crowning and clowning on the BayouRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | The Times-Picayune

    ... "It was fantastic; I'm more moist than I was before. It's amazing." Many thanks to expert canoeist Kirt Evans of River Ridge for paddling me into position for a nautical view of the coronation.

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  8. Flood advisory issued for Metairie, Harahan, River RidgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | NOLA.com

    Metairie, Kenner, Harahan, River Ridge and all areas in north Jefferson Parish are under an urban and small stream flood advisory until 9:30 a.m. Thursday . Metairie, Kenner, Harahan, River Ridge and all areas in north Jefferson Parish are under an urban and small stream flood advisory until 9:30 a.m. Thursday .

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  9. Life on and after opioids: One dancer's journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    ... a part-time resident adviser, helping addicts like herself rebuild their lives. Sitting on her mother's porch in River Ridge on a recent afternoon, Nichols cradled her 3-month-old son, Domenic, and expressed amazement that she is still alive. A ...

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  10. Monsignor Charles Duke, longtime pastor of St. Ann Church, dies at 97Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | NOLA.com

    ... in the priesthood, his nephew said. He celebrated Mass on a regular basis at St. Matthew the Apostle Church in River Ridge and at St. Patrick's Church in downtown New Orleans. "He used to do the business person's Mass around noon on Thursdays and ...

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  11. Firefighters battling house fire in MetairieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | NOLA.com

    ... 07 North Cumberland St. has been evacuated and firefighters with the Third District Volunteer Fire Department in River Ridge are trying to bring the fire under control as of 1:45 p.m.

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  12. John Curtis School mourns death of coach Michael RobertsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | NOLA.com

    ... Jerome and their families. Robertson taught history and was a deacon and a member of Riverside Baptist Church in River Ridge. He won't be forgotten in the classroom either. "One of his favorite and most popular courses was a course on the city of ...

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  13. Canon hospice honors 100-year-old volunteerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | NOLA.com

    ... eager to help in any way that he can. It is a pleasure working with him." Kim Roberts covers community events in River Ridge and Harahan and can be reached at 504.236.0776 or [email protected]

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  14. LSU football freshman Willie Allen working to be 'lean machine,' 'get like Hawk'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | The Advocate

    ... pounds since beginning strength coach Tommy Moffitt's workout program two weeks after national signing day. The River Ridge native hopes to gain 10 more pounds of muscle and lose more than 10 pounds of body fat over the summer. "I'm going to get in ...

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  15. Man who tried carjacking detective gets 15 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | The Hastings Tribune

    A River Ridge man who tried to carjack an undercover Jefferson Parish detective has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.

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  16. Man who tried to carjack a deputy gets 15 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | WGNO-TV New Orleans

    A River Ridge man who tried to carjack an undercover Jefferson Parish detective was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Thursday after he pleaded guilty to that crime and to possession with intent to distribute cocaine for the crack rocks that deputies found stashed between his buttocks. Jonas Kelly, 33, also pleaded guilty to being a double offender under Louisiana's habitual offender law, because of a 2006 burglary conviction.

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  17. River Ridge man who tried to carjack JPSO detective sentenced to 15 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    River Ridge's Jonas Kelly, 33, was sentenced Thursday to serve 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to carjacking and drug distribution charges. Authorities said they arrested Kelly in July 2014 after he attempted to carjack an undercover detective from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office and was found with 11 crack cocaine rocks tucked between his buttocks.

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  18. Jonas Kelly, 31, at the he was arrested.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A man who tried to carjack an undercover detective was sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to that crime and stashing crack rocks in his buttocks. A Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office detective was in plain clothes and in a Ford Mustang parked near Wilker Neal and Newton streets in River Ridge, conducting patrol operations, when Jonas Kelly around 10 p.m., according to the arrest report.

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  19. River Ridge man who tried to carjack JPSO detective sentenced to 15 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | NOLA.com

    River Ridge's Jonas Kelly, 33, was sentenced Thursday to serve 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to carjacking and drug distribution charges. Authorities said they arrested Kelly in July 2014 after he attempted to carjack an undercover detective from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office and was found with 11 crack cocaine rocks tucked between his buttocks.

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  20. 100-year-old vet among those honored during WWII ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... put on the event every year. Among the World War II veterans honored Memorial Day was the Rev. Ernest Jackson of River Ridge in Jefferson Parish. In April, he turned 100 years old. "I say thank God and I thank he looked down upon me, it wasn't I was ...

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