Robert Morris

Jan 222018
 

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Live Blog Lycee Francais board meeting – Jan. 22, 2018
 

Jan 202018
 

Children dance during morning meeting at Lusher Charter School in December 2011. (UptownMessenger.com file photo)

After cancelling school for three days in a row, Lusher Charter School officials are trying to decide how to make up for the lost instructional time prior to crucial upcoming state and college-entrance testing. Continue reading »

Jan 192018
 

Mayor Mitch Landrieu and New Orleans city officials provide an update on the water system Friday morning. (via City of New Orleans)

The water pressure in New Orleans rose enough overnight that officials are able to begin testing it for contamination, but residents should continue to boil water and drink bottled water until that testing process is complete, Mayor Mitch Landrieu said late Friday morning. Continue reading »

Jan 192018
 
Danae Columbus

Danae Columbus, opinion columnist

Republicans in Louisiana and around the country are in a celebratory mood this week as they applaud what they see as President Donald Trump’s many successes and look to the future. Ardent supporters call Trump’s America First policy “forceful and transactional” and declare 2017 was the best first year ever for a U.S. president.

Local Republican elected officials including members of the Orleans Parish Republican Executive Committee celebrated at OPREC’s annual fundraiser Thursday night at the American Sector. Former RNC Chairman and White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus is the special guest at Saturday’s Louisiana Elephant Gala where Congressman Steve Scalise will be honored. Finally, President Trump and First Lady Melania are also celebrating their 13th wedding anniversary this weekend. Continue reading »

Jan 182018
 

Mayor Mitch Landrieu, New Orleans city officials and Jefferson Parish officials speak about strain on the water system Thursday morning. (via City of New Orleans)

The unusual period of freezing weather in New Orleans has put so much strain on the New Orleans water system that residents need to refrain from using water when it all possible until the emergency boil water notice can be lifted, though the electrical system is expected to be able to handle the load, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and other officials said late Thursday morning. Continue reading »

Jan 172018
 

The freezing weather that covered much of New Orleans in a thin layer of crunchy ice overnight continued Wednesday morning, and officials urged residents to minimize their driving and take other precautions as schools and businesses remained closed.

(image via National Weather Service New Orleans)

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