Archive for April 2012

Davies Night at the Hornets Game!

Apr 13th, 2012 | By
Davies Night at the Hornets Game!

  Joseph Davies Elementary Pep Squad  On April 4, the Joseph Davies Elementary Pep Squad treated the New Orleans Hornets fans to an outstanding pregame performance at the Hive! The extremely talented and enthusiastic third through fifth grade girls danced on the court minutes before the Hornets’ victorious win over the Denver Nuggets.  “It was […]



Grand Opening Taco Del Mar

Apr 13th, 2012 | By
Grand Opening Taco Del Mar

Pictured at the ribbon cutting, from left, are Stephen Reuther, Jerry Calcagno, Mathew Hughes, Sean Warner, Jan Hughes and Parish President David Peralta. Not pictured are Chamber members Claudette Reuther, Vicki Melton, Barbara Collier, Frank Arena and Jodie Lohfink. Photo by Lenor Duplessis Mathew Hughes and Hugh Stiel, co-owners of Taco Del Mar, celebrated a […]



Shine Production featured at New Orleans’ Gridiron Show

Apr 13th, 2012 | By

St. Bernard’s Shine Productions was a featured act in the 49th Press Club of New Orleans’ Gridiron Show. A satirical look back at the year’s headlines by members of the New Orleans journalism community, last week’s  show was part roast and part fundraiser. The show was held at The Republic in New Orleans’ Warehouse District […]



Arabi native awarded $10,000 SEC Scholarship

Apr 13th, 2012 | By
Arabi native awarded $10,000 SEC Scholarship

LSU Track & Field standout distance runner and Arabi native Cullen Doody was recognized by the Southeastern Conference on April 5 as the men’s recipient of the 2011-12 Brad Davis SEC Community Service Leader of the Year award. Doody was selected for the award by a committee of Faculty Athletics Representatives from the league’s 12 […]



Beautification grants thru “Curb Appeal” still offered

Apr 13th, 2012 | By

As a continuation of their Curb Appeal project, the Neighborhood Initiative of the St. Bernard Community Foundation is continuing to offer business grants along all major thoroughfares to those who landscape their properties with trees, flowers, and bushes.  Director of Neighborhood Initiatives, Polly Campbell, said during the April 4 council meeting that the group has […]



St. Bernard: 2nd-fastest growing parish in U.S.

Apr 13th, 2012 | By
St. Bernard: 2nd-fastest growing parish in U.S.

According to an April 5 U.S. Census report, new population estimates indicate that St. Bernard Parish is second-fastest growing parish in the nation.  Between April 1, 2010 and July 1, 2011, St. Bernard Parish’s population rose by 10.2 percent, narrowly trailing the nation’s fastest-growing county, Charlton County, Ga. which had a 10.3 percent change.  The […]



Local fishermen now certified marine personnel

Apr 13th, 2012 | By
Local fishermen now certified marine personnel

The 80-hour training program allowed fishermen to take several training courses in subjects such as water survival, basic fire fighting, first aid and marine security awareness. Local fishermen participated in an 80-hour certified marine personnel program sponsored by GNO, Inc., Delgado Community College and Coastal Communities Consulting. A group of St. Bernard fishermen gathered at […]



School Board to hold public hearing on redistricting

Apr 9th, 2012 | By

The St. Bernard Parish School Board will hold a public hearing Monday April 10 at 5:30 p.m. on the redistricting of its eleven election districts and redistricting of parish’s three elementary schools. Citizens are encouraged to attend and voice opinions on how the new districts should be drawn.  According to the public notice, the goal […]



Chamber Roast raises thousands for Nunez

Apr 9th, 2012 | By
Chamber Roast raises thousands for Nunez

The St. Bernard Chamber of Commerce presents the parish’s School Board with a check of $4,000— proceeds from the 2011 roast. Nearly two hundred guests showed up at La Bella Vita Hall in Meraux for the Chamber of Commerce’s roast of Jeff Pohlmann, owner of Today’s Ketch Seafood. While the Chamber is still putting together […]