Our Endorsements: Your Vote, Your Voice

DECISION 2017 The New Orleans Tribune makes the following endorsements in the Oct. 14 primary. Early voting in the  begins Saturday, Sept. 30 thru Oct. 7. Although they appear at the bottom of the ballot, we will start with the local school millages because we believe they are of vital...

Kermit Ruffins & Irvin Mayfield Announce Duet Album Debut

From a press release Basin Street Records’ recording artists, Kermit Ruffins and Irvin Mayfield announce collaborative album, A Beautiful World. Ruffins and Mayfield will host a debut listening premier of A Beautiful World presented by WBOK 1230AM on September 25, 2017 at 7:30pm at the Kermit Ruffins’ Mother-N-Law Lounge. A Beautiful World...

On Monday (July 31), Mayor Mitch Landrieu presented the proposed operating and capital budgets for 2018 to the New Orleans City Council. The $647 million proposed operating budget is balanced and includes investments in public safety, job creation, recreation and streets. “Coming into office over seven years ago, we were...

City Breaks Ground on Michoud Boulevard Reconstruction Project

From a press release On last Friday (July 28), Mayor Mitch Landrieu joined city and state officials, and community stakeholders to break ground on the $3.8 million Michoud Boulevard Reconstruction Project. Construction will stretch from Chef Menteur Highway to Dwyer Road in New Orleans East.   “The Michoud Boulevard Reconstruction Project...

RTA Hosts 2017 Planning Meeting for Emergency Transportation

From a press release RTA is holding a planning meeting to discuss emergency transportation for seniors and disabled citizens during this hurricane season.  The meeting is scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, July 20 in the RTA Board Room, 2817 Canal St.   Para-transit riders may schedule a ride by calling (504) 827-7433. For more information about...