July 19, 2015
NEW ORLEANS—The National Weather Service issued a Heat Advisory in the New Orleans area for Sun., July 19 and Mon., July 20, 2015. The weather forecast indicates that the heat index in New Orleans is expected to exceed 105 degrees, and these hot temperatures can become life-threatening if the proper precautions are not taken.
July 17, 2015
NEW ORLEANS – Mayor Mitch Landrieu, at the request of His Holiness Pope Francis, will join a select group of mayors, local governors and representatives of the United Nations for a historic two-day summit at the Vatican. The international leaders will come together to discuss solutions to global issues such as climate change, human trafficking and sustainable development.
July 16, 2015
NEW ORLEANS—On Sat., July 18, City of New Orleans officials alongside NOLA FOR LIFE and CeaseFire partners, faith-and community-based organizations, non-profits, residents, local businesses and schools will host the second annual CeaseFire Peace Festival in Central City. Hosted by DJ Wild Wayne, the festival is a celebration of the communities and organizations who are working collaboratively to create peace and safety in our communities.
July 15, 2015
NEW ORLEANS—Mayor Mitch Landrieu, along with the New Orleans Pelicans and PlayNOLA, today announced the ninth season of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball, a program that focuses on providing safe recreational opportunities in crime hot spots for males over 16 years old through basketball, mentorship and support. The free eight week season will kick off at Andrew P. Sanchez Multi-Service Center on Sat., July 18 with registration beginning at 7 p.m. and the tournament tip off at 8 p.m.
July 15, 2015
NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu issued the following statement upon the passing of New Orleans restaurateur Tony Angello, who died this week at the age of 88.
July 15, 2015
NEW ORLEANS—The New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) invites residents to attend a job fair on Fri., July 17, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Rosa F. Keller Library, 4300 S. Broad Street. NORDC is recruiting staff for the new Rosenwald Center at 1120 S Broad Street, which is currently under construction.
July 14, 2015
NEW ORLEANS— The City of New Orleans Health Department has issued a notice of noise variance to New Orleans residents in the Iberville neighborhood for Thurs., July 16, 2015, through Fri., July 17, 2015. A construction company will conduct outdoor work, which includes pouring concrete that will exceed the ambient noise levels beginning at 10:00 p.m. Thurs., July 16, 2015, and ending at noon on Fri., July 17, 2015, at 300 Treme Street.
July 14, 2015
NEW ORLEANS – On Wed., July 15, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Councilmember LaToya Cantrell will host a community meeting in City Council District B to discuss budget priorities as the City begins its 2016 budgeting for outcomes process. Other City officials attending include deputy mayors, New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) Superintendent Michael Harrison, New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) Superintendent Tim McConnell and other department and agency leaders.
July 13, 2015
NEW ORLEANS – On Tues., July 14, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Councilmember Nadine Ramsey will host a public community meeting in City Council District C to discuss budget priorities as the City begins its 2016 budgeting for outcomes process. Other City officials attending include deputy mayors, New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) Superintendent Michael Harrison, New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) Superintendent Tim McConnell and other department and agency leaders.
July 10, 2015
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NEW ORLEANS—The New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) will hold baseball and softball championship games for the spring 2015 season. The season started on May 4 with 50 baseball teams and 15 softball teams—serving over 800 youth and teens from NORDC playgrounds across the city.