Archive for October 2013

Firefighters visit W. Smith Elementary

Oct 21st, 2013 | By

After many months of struggle from both the Parish Council and residents, the $32 “fee” that had been added onto residents’ water bills in August and September of 2012 to cover a deficit in the 2012 budget, will finally be returned. The Council was fully prepared to return the money, $942,560, at the last council […]



Firefighters visit W. Smith Elementary

Oct 21st, 2013 | By
Firefighters visit W. Smith Elementary


Festivals rescheduled after Karen’s storm scare

Oct 14th, 2013 | By

Due to the threat of Tropical Storm Karen last weekend, the Battle for the Bayou Bash and the 2nd Annual Blues in Da Parish Festival were both rescheduled. On October 19, from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. the Save Louisiana Coalition (SLC) will be hosting their First Annual Battle for the Bayou Bash fundraiser at […]



Reuther named Reg. VP of La Realtors

Oct 14th, 2013 | By
Reuther named Reg. VP of La Realtors

Claudette Reuther, a Realtor with Gardner Realtors, was recently installed as the Region IV Vice-President of the Louisiana Realtors Association. The installation of the 2014 officers was held during the association’s annual convention at the Beau Rivage in Biloxi. Additionally, Claudette also currently serves as President of The New Orleans Metropolitan Association of Realtors (NOMAR). […]



Chalmette High to receive permanent security presence

Oct 14th, 2013 | By

  This week, the St. Bernard Parish School System and the Sheriff’s Department announced that a full-time resource officer will be stationed at Chalmette High School. They also plan on increasing the number of “drug dog” visits at the middle and high school campuses.   “We have had a longstanding relationship with the Sheriff’s Department,” […]



Port Demolishes Last Kaiser Building

Oct 14th, 2013 | By
Port Demolishes Last Kaiser Building

  Aside from its smokestack, a St. Bernard landmark, nothing remains of the old Kaiser Aluminum plant in Chalmette. This month, the St. Bernard Port, Harbor and Terminal District, completed the demolition of the last remaining structure— a potline building.   When the Kaiser plant opened in 1951 it quickly became an economic engine for […]



Paws in the Park

Oct 14th, 2013 | By
Paws in the Park


Terrific Kids of Davies Elementary

Oct 14th, 2013 | By
Terrific Kids of Davies Elementary


St. Bernard Middle Schools ‘s 2013 Volleyball Team

Oct 14th, 2013 | By
St. Bernard Middle Schools ‘s 2013 Volleyball Team


Ponstein’s named Business of the Month

Oct 7th, 2013 | By
Ponstein’s named Business of the Month