Press Releases

BRUCE SPIZER DISCUSSES HIS LATEST BOOK, THE BEATLES MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR AND YELLOW SUBMARINE

Bruce Spizer, a local attorney and internationally recognized expert on The Beatles, will discuss his new book, The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour and Yellow Submarine, at 7 p.m., Thursday, July 14, at the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon, Metairie.

LANE CLOSURE: WEST ESPLANADE AVENUE

Starting at 9:00 a.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, June 8, 2022, one eastbound lane (closest to the canal) of West Esplanade Ave., between Metairie Heights Ave. and Clifford Dr., will be closed.

COUNCILMAN BYRON L. LEE TO HOST SENIOR LUNCHEON AT THE ALARIO CENTER ON TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2022

Councilman Byron L. Lee (District 3) will host a Senior Luncheon on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Alario Center, 2000 Segnette Blvd. Westwego, LA 70094.

NEW GENEALOGY SERIES TO BEGIN JUNE 15 WILL HONOR THE MEMORY OF SAL SERIO

A new series of nine genealogy classes will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesdays beginning June 15, at the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon, Metairie.

LANE CLOSURE: LAPALCO BOULEVARD AT BANNERWOOD DRIVE

Starting today, the right eastbound lane of Lapalco Blvd. at Bannerwood Dr. will be closed. Motorists will merge to available lanes.

U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS COMMITS $122 MILLION TO GRAND ISLE POST-IDA REPAIRS

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has committed $122 million to repair damages to the Grand Isle Federal Dune Project that were sustained during Hurricane Ida, which will include interim repairs, stone work and clay core restoration.

JEFFERSON PARISH OFFICES CLOSED ON MON. MAY 30, 2022 IN OBSERVANCE OF MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY

All Jefferson Parish offices, including all Jefferson Parish libraries and JPAWS, will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2022. Programming at JPRD parks and playgrounds (not including Lafreniere Park or Parc des Familles) will also be suspended on Monday in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday and will resume operations on Tuesday, May 31, 2022.

ALARIO CENTER COVID-19 TESTING & VACCINE SITE IN JEFFERSON PARISH TO CLOSE ON FRIDAY, MAY 27

The Alario Center COVID-19 testing and vaccine site, operated by the Louisiana National Guard and Quest Diagnostics, will close on Friday, May 27, 2022 at 4 p.m.

JEFFERSON PARISH HOSTS MEMORIAL DAY CERERMONY ON MAY 26, 2022 AT 9:00 A.M.

Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng, along with other Parish officials, will be hosting a Memorial Day Ceremony on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 9:00 a.m.

LANE CLOSURE: MISSISSIPPI AVENUE

The northbound lane of Mississippi Ave., between 27th St. and Fulton St., will be closed until 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 6, 2022, weather permitting.