Joe Riviere, a WDSU mainstay, retired Tuesday after the 6 p.m. newscast. Joe was part of the WDSU News team for 34 years and worked in local television for 47 years.
According to a media release from the New Orleans City Council, the “Monuments Ordinance” will be heard on Thursday by the Committee of the Whole following the regular Council meeting. The Committee of the Whole will convene no earlier than 2:00 p.m. In addition, a Special City Council Meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. […]
MEDIA RELEASE Christmas trees will be collected curbside throughout unincorporated Jefferson Parish, Gretna, Harahan, Lafitte and Westwego on January 8, 9, and 10, 2015. In Kenner, trees will be collected on January 7, 8 and 9, 2015. Garbage trucks will make one pass through each neighborhood to collect trees. Residents of unincorporated Jefferson Parish, Lafitte, […]
Bonnie, a 15-year-old Southern White Rhino weighing more than two tons, now calls the Audubon Zoo home. Three other rhinos live at the zoo, a male named Saba and females Yvonne and Macite.
MEDIA RELEASE NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, the City of New Orleans issued a traffic advisory for the area around the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Starting Friday, June 13, 2014 at 7:00 a.m., motorists should expect heavy traffic around the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on both the river-bound and lake-bound lanes of Poydras Street from Loyola Avenue to Claiborne […]
MEDIA RELEASE The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is banning tobacco from its campuses effective Aug. 1, 2014. A new state law mandates that public universities create smoke-free policies, according to Joey Pons, associate director of Public Safety at UL Lafayette. “Previously, smoking was permitted outdoors at least 25 feet away from building entrances. Our […]
NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Economy issued filming notices to New Orleans residents in the Lower Garden District. On Friday, May 30, 2014 between 6:00pm and 6:00am (weather dependent), a production company will be filming exterior scenes at the intersection of Religious Street and Market Street. The filming activity will […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 04/02/2014 SafeCam NOLA for 7th District Residences and Businesses Register Your Surveillance Cameras with the NOPD SafeCam NOLA is a NOPD initiative to enlist the help of community members in the fight against crime. Citizen-provided security camera footage is increasingly becoming an invaluable asset to NOPD, helping establish leads and identify perpetrators. […]
Media Release: NEW ORLEANS – (Jan. 24, 2014) — East Jefferson General Hospital Broadway in New Orleans today announces the lineup of Broadway’s biggest hits for the 2014 – 2015 season, at the historic Saenger Theatre. The sensational season kicks off with a true New York City institution and multi-award winning musical, CHICAGO. The season […]