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January 8, 2018 by Ron Bonano (Register to contact)

Don Rigedon passed away several years ago...........


July 8, 2016 by Brian Sondes (Register to contact)

Sadly, on yesterday I attended the funeral of Robert Santangelo who passed from debilitating Parkinson's Disease. Our class of '65.

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East Jefferson High School student accused of bringing gun on campus  The Advocate

A 17-year-old youth was jailed on allegations he brought a stolen handgun onto the campus of East Jefferson High School and then led a deputy on a foot chase ...

East Jefferson student arrested for bringing loaded stolen handgun to school  WGNO New Orleans

A 17-year-old East Jefferson High School student has been arrested for bringing a stolen handgun to school.

Jefferson Parish deputy makes a difference patrolling the halls  WDSU New Orleans

In Jefferson Parish, one school resource officer hopes to make a difference in the lives of his students.

JPSO releases photos of East Jefferson High School graffiti suspects

Two male suspects spray-painted threatening graffiti at East Jefferson High School in Metairie.

19-year-olds booked for East Jefferson High School graffiti, threatening messages  WGNO

Two 19-year-olds were arrested in connection with threatening graffiti messages that were spray-painted on the walls of East Jefferson High School earlier this ...

Andrew Nora's late free throws lift Holy Cross over East Jefferson in St. Martin's title game  The Advocate

The difference on the scoreboard between Holy Cross and East Jefferson was nearly negligible Saturday in the St. Martin's Invitational boys basketball ...

East Jefferson High School | Crescent City  The Advocate

East Jefferson High School held its graduation exercises on May 21 at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner.

Attorneys take aim at LHSAA rule they say discriminates against some immigrants  The Advocate

A law firm known for its work with Hispanic immigrants is threatening legal action against Louisiana high school sports officials over a rule that the attorneys say ...

6 years after daughter’s fatal stabbing, Metairie man beaten to death

A Metairie man is dead and his girlfriend's son has been booked with manslaughter after an argument over money devolved into a fatal beating, according to the ...

Around Jefferson: Book sale to benefit Jeff Library  The Advocate

The Friends of the Jefferson Public Library will hold its semiannual book sale from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday ...

East Jefferson High School announces val, sal, grads

East Jefferson High School in Metairie has announced its 2015 valedictorian, salutatorian and graduates. The valedictorian is: Catherine Renee Urquhart of ...

Metairie shooting leaves 3 dead: 16-year-old girl, older brother and his girlfriend  The Advocate

A 16-year-old girl and her brother are dead, and a woman is critically wounded after a triple shooting in front of an apartment in Metairie on Sunday night.Family ...

Jefferson Parish public schools retain 'C' on state report card

The Jefferson Parish public school system retained its C letter grade for 2017 according to the state's most recent report card released Tuesday, Nov.7, 2017.

Crescent City Schools Notes for May 23, 2018 | Crescent City  The Advocate

CABRINI HIGH SCHOOL: High school students honored four influential elementary school teachers during a recent reception at Cabrini High School in New ...

The story behind Joe Yenni and the stadium named after him  WGNO

The John Curtis Patriots are just one of the many who call Joe Yenni Stadium home.

Bus goes into Metairie canal

METAIRIE -- A school bus leaving T. H. Harris Middle School ended up in a West Metairie canal Tuesday afternoon after the bus driver reportedly lost control of ...

Prep football first round playoff matchups  WWL

Here is a list of this weekend's playoff matchups for high school football.

New Orleans' Hispanic Heritage Foundation honors high school graduates

The New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation honored 56 scholars from 17 of the finest public, private and parochial high schools in the area at a moving ...

Raft of candidates for Harahan City Council stress need for civility, cooperation  The Advocate

Thirteen candidates are vying for five seats on the Harahan City Council, including several businessmen, three reserve police officers, a lawyer, a real estate ...

Jefferson Parish schools move to lottery system for pre-kindergarten

In an effort to make registering for pre-kindergarten in Jefferson Parish easier on parents and more equitable to students, the district announced this week it will ...

Hispanic scholars are honored by NO Hispanic Heritage Foundation

Fifty-three Hispanic scholars were honored at the New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation's (NOHHF) Scholars Ceremony held at Isidore Newman School ...

Karr's Gerald Willis, East Jefferson's Ronald Green earn LSWA's Class 4A Outstanding Player honors

East Jefferson High School's Ronald Green (15) dives into the end zone for a touchdown against Edna Karr High School during first half action of the LHSAA ...

'Thank God': Family after boyfriend arrested in Kenner woman's beating death

As Kenner detectives investigated the Nov. 12 death of Amy Cancienne, a witness told police she'd overheard suspect Alex Sanders beating the 37-year-old ...

'When the Game Stands Tall' gives Slidell resident a taste of movie and football stardom  The Times-Picayune -

Slidell resident Benjamin Farmer took acting lessons as a youngster and played football at Northshore High School, so perhaps it was not a stretch to think the ...

When Metairie Had a Mayor  My New Orleans

Kids could be satisfied with small pleasures in 1950s Metairie. “We used to walk to the corner of Metairie Road and Causeway Boulevard under the overpass,” ...

George Ackel Jr., real estate developer, dies at 57

George Ackel Jr., a successful real estate developer from Harahan and son of the late Louisiana Public *Service* Commissioner George Ackel Sr., died Nov.

Frank Allelo to remain as East Jefferson offensive coordinator  The Times-Picayune

Frank Allelo has decided to return as East Jefferson offensive coordinator and been assistant head football coach by Coach Marc Martin. (Photo courtesy of East ...

Holy mackerel! Lafreniere Park yields giant gar to two Metairie boys

Butch Jones and James Snee V recently caught a giant gar in a pond at Lafreniere Park in Metairie, James' great-grandmother Jackie Duplantier said. "Butch is ...

JPSO investigating stabbing at gas station in Metairie  WDSU New Orleans

A suspect was arrested Friday in the brutal attack and stabbing of a 49-year-old cashier at a Metairie gas station, officials said. David Reeves, 31, was arrested ...

Metairie triple murder suspect was close friend of one victim, godfather to his son, family says  The Advocate

Corey Woods seemed his ordinary self as he watched the NFL conference championships with friends inside a Metairie apartment Jan. 22.

East Mississippi Community College Hall of Fame inductee bios  Bastrop Daily Enterprise

Former Bastrop High Parade All-American Randall Mackey is part of EMCC's six-member 2017 Hall of Fame class. SCOOBA, Miss. — In conjunction with East ...

Follow live: Louisiana high school football playoff brackets released  The Advocate

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association will unveil the 2017 state football playoff brackets in a selection show at 11 a.m. Sunday.

Former college players still latch on to pro football dreams at CFL tryout  The Times-Picayune

IMG_0193.JPG. Calgary Stampeders defensive line coach DeVone Claybrooks (center) addresses 47 players at a Stampeders tryout camp held Saturday (April ...

Republican John Schroder to become Louisiana's next treasurer, defeats Derrick Edwards  The Advocate

A comparative handful of voters Saturday chose Covington businessman John Schroder to be the state's treasurer for the next two years.

LSU Football draft eligible Tigers: Leonard Fournette  Death Valley Voice

January 16th is the deadline for all underclassmen, including LSU Football potential graduate transfers, to declare for the NFL Draft.

Hispanic scholars honored in New Orleans

The New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation hosted its annual Scholars Ceremony April 23 at Isidore Newman School in New Orleans, granting ...

Harahan City Council: Meet the candidates  The Times-Picayune -

Tim Baudier Personal Political Philosophy Dana Huete Personal Political Philosophy CRAIG JOHNSTON Personal Political Philosophy Patrick McDaniel ...

Pioneer Valley coach Neil Reed dies  Santa Maria Times

Neil Reed, who coached boys basketball and both boys and girls golf at Pioneer Valley High School, died Thursday of a massive heart attack according to ...

Fireworks, festivals in New Orleans turn Independence Day into a season for 2014  The Times-Picayune

New for 2014 is a surprising amount of patriotically themed theater.

Adopt-A-Family uniform drive lives on through your donations

For 24 years, Kevin Buckel has been operating his Adopt-A-Family uniform drive for the neediest of New Orleans schoolchildren, and for 24 years I've been ...

Victim, stabbed 22 times in brutal attack, speaks out after bizarre beating  FOX 8 News WVUE-TV

The victim of Friday's brutal stabbing and beating spoke out Sunday for the first time since the bizarre attack.

Bonnabel dance team to sponsor Junior Bruin camp

Bonnabel High School Magnet Academy's Bruin Dance Team will sponsor a Junior Bruin workshop on Sept. 14 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Bonnabel gym, 2800 ...

Two deaths rocked the Central Coast  Santa Maria Times

Neil Reed was only on the Central Coast for a short period of time. But he was one of the most beloved coaches at Pioneer Valley High School, or any.

Still fishing after all these years  Houma Courier

With one sharp snap of an elbow 38 years ago, in an instant, Stu Scheer's life turned from football to fishing.

Remembering Coach Reed  Santa Maria Times

A nation marked a headline-making basketball player's death, but a community mourned a coach with a heart as big as his smile.

Lifetime Achievement in Music: The Radiators  OffBeat Magazine

"Like all great New Orleans musicians, the Radiators are about where they came from..." 2015 Best of the Beat Lifetime Achievement in Music: The Radiators.

New Orleans Top Lawyers 2009  My New Orleans

Our annual list of Top Lawyers in the New Orleans area.

'He was your typical teenager': Family IDs 15-year-old killed in Upper 9th Ward shooting  The Advocate

The family of a 15-year-old shot to death in the Upper 9th Ward on Saturday night has identified him as Rayshawn Boullt, a native of New Orleans.

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