Pool at Joe Brown Park Will Close for Renovations April 1 to June 1

Beginning on April 1, 2018, the pool and pool house at Joe W. Brown Park, 5601 Read Blvd., will be closed to the public until June 1, for renovations which will include renovated locker rooms with Americans with Disabilities-Act compliant showers, and new floors and benches, repainting the pool tub,...

NOEH Unveils McDonald & Canizaro Diabetes Center

Tribune Staff Dr. Takeisha Davis, president and CEO of New Orleans East Hospital, welcomed a crowd to the reveal and ribbon-cutting ceremony of NOEH's new Diabetes Center on Tuesday (Nov. 14) afternoon. The new center embodies the hospital's mission of "quality health care close to home," says Davis. The event...

Louisiana Tornado Survivors Encouraged to Apply for Disaster Assistance

[contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png] From a press release BATON ROUGE — The presidential disaster declaration of Feb. 11 makes federal Individual Assistance available to eligible families and individuals in Livingston and Orleans parishes; and anyone who sustained property damage as a result of the Feb. 7 tornadoes and severe storms, should register...

Recovery, Assistance Underway in Aftermath of Tuesday’s Tornado

[contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png] While there were no reported fatalities resulting from Tuesday’s tornado in New Orleans East, approximately 250 properties were affected across the tornado’s path and 31 injuries have been reported, five of them being moderate to severe injuries, according to an update provided by the city of New...

Entergy New Orleans Will Host Public Information Meetings

[contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png] Entergy New Orleans will hold two public meetings next week to answer residents’ questions about the utility company’s proposal to build a new power station in eastern New Orleans. The proposed $216 million power station would generate 226 megawatts of power per day, while also creating hundreds...