Starting at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, October 6, 2023, the westbound lane closest to the canal of West Metairie Ave., between Zinnia Ave. and Transcontinental Dr., will be closed.
On Tuesday, October 3, 2023, between the hours of 4:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., the westbound lane of Metairie Hammond Highway, between Carrolton Ave. and Seminole Ave., will be closed.
JEFFERSON PARISH TO HOLD SALTWATER INTRUSION PRESS CONFERENCE ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2023 AT 4PM AT THE EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER
Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng will join other parish officials and partners for a press conference on Friday, September 29, 2023 at 4 p.m. to provide an update on mitigation measures in place ahead of the saltwater intrusion.
The Jefferson Parish Community Development Department (JPDCD) is pleased to announce the upcoming 2023 Residential Contractors Fair, which will be held on Wednesday, October 4, 2023 in the Joseph S. Yenni Building Council Chambers (1221 Elmwood Park Blvd. – Second Floor) from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
AUTHOR TO GIVE PRESENTATIONS ON THE PSYCHOLOGY OF CHARACTER AT EAST BANK REGIONAL LIBRARY'S SATURDAY WRITERS' CLINIC
Laurie Schnebly Campbell, author of six novels, will discuss “Building Tension,” at 9:30 a.m., and “The Double D’s: Dynamic Description & Delicious Dialogue,” at 11 a.m., on Saturday, October 21, 2023 at the East Bank Regional Library (4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie, LA 70001).
Due to the ongoing drought, saltwater entering the Mississippi River from the Gulf of Mexico has impacted drinking water in Plaquemines Parish.
Starting Monday, September 25, 2023, there will be intermittent and alternating lane closures of eastbound West Metairie Avenue and northbound and southbound Airline Park Boulevard daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
JEFFERSON PARISH TO CONDUCT AERIAL SPRAYING FOR MOSQUITOES ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 AND FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2023
Aerial spraying, in response to mosquito activity, is scheduled to take place on the East and West Banks of Jefferson Parish on Thursday, September 21 and Friday, September 22, 2023, over portions of Harahan, River Ridge, Kenner, Westwego, Avondale, Waggaman, Lafitte/Barataria, and Crown Point, weather conditions permitting.
FREE SESSION AT EAST BANK REGIONAL LIBRARY TO FOCUS ON PREVENTION, EDUCATION AND TREATMENT OF FENTANYL OVERDOSES
Stop Fentanyl, a community group working to end fentanyl deaths in Jefferson Parish and Louisiana, will host a one-hour training session from 5 to 8:30 p.m., Monday, October 9, 2023 at the East Bank Regional Library (4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie, LA 70001).
Kevin McCaffrey, a filmmaker, writer, editor and oral historian based in New Orleans, will discuss his most recent documentary “Eternal Flow: Mississippi River Views,” at 7 p.m., Tuesday, October 3, 2023 at the East Bank Regional Library (4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie, LA 70001).