Iron gates were erected to close Newcomb Boulevard through campus without public hearings, essentially giving the street to its residents at no charge — unlike a similar case two years earlier in Broadmoor, according to an opinion piece in The Lens by Keith Hardie, who is suing the city over the decision.
“Knowing French, knowing any other language, it opens up the world,” a mother who grew up speaking Spanish told The Associated Press about her son’s education at the International School of Louisiana. “It will make my son more interested in the world and make him more relevant in the world. He will be able to do anything he wants to do.”
Louisiana now offers 29 French-immersion programs across the state, the article states — including two other public charter schools in Uptown New Orleans, Audubon Charter and Lycée Français de la Nouvelle Orléans, and the private Ecole Bilingue de la Nouvelle-Orléans. The article has been on the websites of 172 news sources across the country since its publication yesterday, including the sites of major newspapers in cities such as Boston, Atlanta and St. Louis.
Walter Porter, the man charged in the slaying of Curtis Matthews in what officials have characterized as retaliation for his brother’s testimony against convicted murderer Telly Hankton, lived with his girlfriend in a home in the 4700 block of South Liberty, the Times-Picayune is reporting, and investigators found three guns inside after extensive surveillance of the location.
A man who caused a police chase that led to the injury of a Tulane officer Wednesday has been charged with attempting to steal a Tulane student’s cell phone on St. Charles Avenue and then snatching an iPod from a Loyola student, authorities said.
An attentive cashier at the Walgreens pharmacy on St. Charles Avenue foiled an attempted robbery when she realized her assailant was only pretending to have a weapon, and scared him off without giving up any of the store’s money, police said.
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Two deputy superintendents promised the Carrollton neighborhood leaders that they would be involved in an upcoming feasibility study of the Priestley site. To questions about the plans for Booker T. Washington plan, they replied only that nothing is final and that they are continuing to hear concerns from the community.
A man was robbed at gunpoint while leaving a bank that was subject to a similar robbery two weeks ago, and a Tulane police officer was injured chasing a suspect in a separate robbery moments later Wednesday morning, authorities said.
And a third robbery attempt was reported Wednesday afternoon at the Walgreens on St. Charles Avenue at Felicity Street, though details of that case were not immediately available.
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Watching from the sidelines these last few weeks as New Orleanians applaud or boo proposed demolitions throughout the Uptown area, I am once again left scratching my head from what seems to be a certain sense of inconsistency. Here’s why.
The recent robbery of a business owner as he approached a South Claiborne Avenue bank to make a deposit could be related to similar incidents elsewhere in the city, police officials told residents Tuesday amid updates on various cases around Uptown New Orleans.
With most major races settled last month and only one-in-five voters expected to return to the polls to decide the remaining runoffs, UptownMessenger.com wants to know if our readers plan to participate in Saturday’s election.
A man walking home from a Prytania Street corner store was attacked and stabbed Thursday evening for apparently no reason, police said, and the attack came so quickly that he was unsure how many people were even involved.
KIPP Believe College Prep on South Carrollton is headed to a new school building in Gentilly, and Benjamin Banneker Elementary in the Riverbend is slated for a new campus in Hollygrove, according to school assignment plans being aired publicly by the Recovery School District this week.