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Chamber hosts Crimestoppers CEO

Feb 10th, 2014 | By
Chamber hosts Crimestoppers CEO

Darlene Cusanza, president and CEO of Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans, gave a keynote presentation to the St. Bernard Chamber of Commere at their monthly luncheon on January 22. Much of Cusanza’s presentation outlined the programs Crimestoppers has implemented to reach different audiences. She said that many of Crimestoppers’ most trusted informants were displaced after […]



American Legion Post to help parish Vets

Jan 31st, 2014 | By

Military veterans in and around St. Bernard are invited to a special service session at the Old Glory Post 425, 2600 VFW Lane Chalmette next week. National and State headquarters staff from The American Legion will be in town to discuss veteran’s benefits and service to the community. All active duty, National Guard, Reserve and […]



Swan River Yoga in Arabi celebrates anniversary

Jan 24th, 2014 | By
Swan River Yoga in Arabi celebrates anniversary

The Swan River Community Center celebrated its third anniversary Thursday night in their studio at 7011 St. Claude, #213. Co-founder Haiyan Khan has been using the space to teach yoga classes on a donation-only basis since he and fellow co-founder Keith Porteous opened it in 2011. The studio was founded on the premise that teachers […]



Sister Dot says goodbye

Jan 24th, 2014 | By
Sister Dot says goodbye

Our Lady of Prompt Succor (OLPS) held a special retirement ceremony for Sister Dorothy “Dot” Maniscalco on January 16. Sister Dot served OLPS from 1979 until the end of 2013, when she decided to retire due to declining health issues. During Sister Dot’s time at OLPS, she helped the school earn several awards. In 1996, […]



Participate in the Irish Italian Isleños Parade April 6

Jan 24th, 2014 | By

The St. Bernard Irish Italian Isleños Parade is currently filling slots for princesses, sponsors, floats and riders in preparation for their 13th annual parade on April 6. The parade currently has 36 floats signed up, but the parade’s President, Chad O’Neil, is hoping to add another few to the schedule. Princesses, aged 11 through 17, […]



Council returns to original home

Jan 17th, 2014 | By
Council returns to original home


The St. Bernard Voice turned 124 last weekend

Jan 17th, 2014 | By
The St. Bernard Voice turned 124 last weekend

Saturday, January 11, marked the 124-year anniversary of The St. Bernard Voice’s founding by William F. Roy in 1890 as a one-page paper. The paper remained in the Roy family for three generations until Roy’s grandson, Edwin M. Roy Jr. (known to most as Mr. Roy) sold the business in 2008 to current publishers Norris […]



Leadership St. Bernard accepting applications

Jan 17th, 2014 | By

The St. Bernard Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting applications for its Leadership St. Bernard program. The program, which will meet six times from late February through early July, “is designed to get people involved in the community and prepare them to lead St. Bernard,” said Kerri Callais-Lubrano, a chamber board member and chairperson of […]



CHS Key Club actively serving during National Key Club Week

Dec 2nd, 2013 | By
CHS Key Club actively serving during National Key Club Week

The Chalmette High School (CHS) Key Club, a student led high school service organization, was extremely active in service during National Key Club Week, earlier this month. The leaders of the CHS Key Club attended the St. Bernard Parish Council Meeting on November 5 and was presented with a proclamation declaring November 4 – 9, […]



Ladies Aux help the homeless

Nov 18th, 2013 | By
Ladies Aux help the homeless