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  1. Live Oak Manor in Waggaman to hold discussion on academicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | NOLA.com

    ... may be dropped off at the parish office from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, at 329 S. Jamie Blvd. in Avondale. Sandra Smith is a Waggaman resident who writes about people and events of community interest in Waggaman and Avondale. She can ...

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  2. Waggaman Girl Scouts looking for sweet toothsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | The Times-Picayune

    Brownie Troop 40876, which includes residents from Waggaman to Marrero, is taking orders for Girl Scout Cookies to be delivered in March. The troop meets on the second and fourth Friday of each month at 500 S. Jamie Blvd., the Avondale Fire Station.

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  3. Newly formed Waggaman Angels open to ages 60 and upRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | The Times-Picayune

    Linda Waguespack of Avondale addressed the Waggaman Angels, the newly formed over sixty club at Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church. Waguespack is the club's president.

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  4. Harvey church offers aerobics classes: West Bank religion news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | NOLA.com

    ... speaker will be the Rev. Gilbert Barnes, pastor of Rock of Ages Baptist Church of Marrero. First Baptist Church of Avondale, 360 S. Jamie Blvd., Avondale, makes Colleen's Clothes Closet ministry available to the community by appointment only. Call ...

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  5. Martin Luther King parade in Marrero gets ready to rollRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | The Times-Picayune

    ... ends the celebration. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Damien Brown, pastor of Little Zion Baptist Church in Avondale. Nicholas said that participation in the MLK Parade aligns with Royal Kings and Royal Queens ministry objectives. She said that ...

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  6. Waggaman Christmas lighting contest lands winners cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | The Times-Picayune

    ... health information, a bounce house for the youngsters, and raffles. St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Avondale will have an indoor garage sale fundraiser Jan. 30 and 31. Donations of items for the sale are now being accepted in the parish hall at ...

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  7. 30-year-old New Orleans teen killing case heads to U.S. Supreme CourtRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 4 | The Advocate

    photo by John Simerman -- Joyce Dolliole, 76, of Avondale, is the aunt of murder victim, Eric Batiste. Here she holds pictures of him. George Toca was a kid living in the Lafitte public housing complex when he scooped up a tiny rooster on the street ...

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  8. Showers, thunderstorms, heavy rain moving into New Orleans area Saturday eveningRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | NOLA.com

    ... Radar indicated the showers and thunderstorms were along a line stretching from Mandeville to 13 miles southwest of Avondale, moving northeast at 30 mph. These storms will affect Kenner, New Orleans Armstrong International Airport, Waggaman, ...

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  9. Koinonia Bible college announces new term: West Bank religion news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | The Times-Picayune

    ... New Orleans, will preach the Anniversary Sermon during the midday worship service at noon. First Baptist Church of Avondale, 360 S. Jamie Blvd., Avondale, makes Colleen's Clothes Closet ministry available to the community by appointment only. Call ...

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  10. The year in business: Last Navy ship departs from AvondaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | NOLA.com

    The last Navy warship to be built at Avondale, known as the Somerset, departed the West Jefferson shipyard on Feb. 3 and joined a Navy fleet two months later in a commissioning ceremony in Philadelphia. The departure was deeply symbolic for the troubled shipyard, whose workforce has plummeted from around 5,000 in 2010 to just a few hundred today.

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  11. Westwego church invites all to New Year's service: West Bank religion news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... keynote speaker. Sister Irma M. Cole is president. The Rev. Edward Joseph III is pastor. First Baptist Church of Avondale, 360 S. Jamie Blvd., Avondale, makes Colleen's Clothes Closet ministry available to the community by appointment only. Call ...

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  12. Avondale civic group honors JPSO crime prevention officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Sgt. Quentin Boudreaux of the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office was honored with a plaque from the Third District Civic Association in Avondale recently in appreciation for his service to the community. Boudreaux has served the community in the patrol unit and the crime prevention unit for a total of more than 30 years, and the plaque was presented to him at the Herbert Wallace Fire Department in Avondale.

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  13. More Avondale employees laid off, latest sign of decline for shipyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | NOLA.com

    New layoffs at Avondale Shipyard will leave the once flourishing facility with just a few hundred employees remaining. (Ted Jackson, NOLA.com Avondale Shipyard laid off 72 union-represented workers last Friday and plans to lay off another 35 non-represented employees this Friday in the latest sign of decline for what was once one of the largest employers in Louisiana.

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  14. 200 motorcyclists provide gifts to 134 recipients, ages 18 to 88Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... Santa's reindeer still have the day off as a motorcycle pulls the sleigh. Participants met at a truck stop in Avondale and rode to Magnolia School's community center in Jefferson, led by Santa and Mrs. Claus. The recipients cheered as the bikes ...

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  15. Juror who voted C-Murder 'not guilty' admits to leaning on bible during '09 trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... refused to find Miller guilty of second-degree murder, in the Jan. 12, 2002 death of Steve Thomas. Thomas, 16, of Avondale, was severely beaten by several people, purported to be Miller's friends, before the rapper stepped in with a pistol and shot ...

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  16. #throwbackthursday goes through the years at Avondale ShipyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... that didn't include 1,200 feet of launch ways and 2,900 feet of unimproved waterfront. I don't think I appreciated Avondale's size until the mid-1970s, when I was assigned to cover a trial in Edgard. When I was driving back to New Orleans each ...

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  17. 14 Rounds For Prototype Lites Next YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | National Speed Sport News

    ... race week. Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda competitors then will race at NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, La., for the first time April 10-12 during the track's inaugural IndyCar event weekend. The facility features a 16-turn, ...

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  18. Sixteen Rounds For Porsche GT3 Cup USARead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | National Speed Sport News

    ... Florida race week. Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama competitors then will race at NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, Louisiana, for the first time April 10-12 during the track's inaugural IndyCar event weekend. The facility, located about ...

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  19. Some Bill Cassidy voters said they're looking for change in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... a program analyst who voted for Landrieu in the past. "I believe in term limits." George Nakamura, an engineer at Avondale Shipyards, said there was never any doubt about his support for Landrieu "no matter how many of those negative ads they ran ...

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  20. Second suspect in Avondale home burglary is identified, still at largeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | NOLA.com

    The second suspect in an Avondale home burglary was identified Friday by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office. Deputies are seeking Michael Smith, 35, 145 Nicole Blvd., Avondale.

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