Get Free Hurricane Preparedness Supplies at May 28 Event

Pontchartrain Conservancy and NOLA Ready will host Storm Aware & Prepare from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, May 28, at Pontchartrain Conservancy’s New Canal Lighthouse, 8001 Lakeshore Dr., where residents can get free hurricane preparedness supplies, including food kits, solar lights and more. Organizers will also be on hand, providing information and...


State House Committee Advances Bill to Ban Hair Discrimination

By Piper HutchinsonLSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE--The Louisiana House Committee on Civil Law and Procedure advanced a bill Monday (May 16) that would prohibit discrimination based on certain hairstyles. State Rep. Candace Newell (D-New Orleans) introduced bill to ban discrimination based on hairstyles House Bill 41, sponsored by...


RTA Holding Second Round of Public Meetings

The New Orleans Regional Transit Authority announced the agency will host a second round of public informational meetings for its Bus Rapid Transit Study project. Three virtual, one–hour meetings will be held via Zoom at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 21; at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 24, and at noon Wednesday,...


Local High School Holds Community Clean-Up Day

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Charter School recently held “Let’s Give Back, NOLA,” a community clean up day, on May 14. This initiative brought residents and partners together to improve public spaces by removing litter and unsightly objects. Participants took pride in their hard work and commitment to the contribution...


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