A 27-year-old man was shot to death Saturday night on the porch of a home in the Dixon area of Hollygrove, police said.
Free barbecue, family games, a scavenger hunt and a raffle will all be part of a free Health Fair and Senior Fest on Saturday afternoon at Conrad Park in Hollygrove.
School officials are holding their fourth community meeting at 6 p.m. tonight (Thursday, Sept. 20) about the design of the new Paul K. Dunbar school in Hollygrove, the future home of current Benjamin Banneker students.
A fire that broke out shortly after 4 a.m. Monday at a home at 9035 Pritchard Place heavily damaged the vacant house where it started and also caused some damage to the two houses on either side of it, displacing one family but harming no one, according to a report by our partners at WWL-TV.
The one-story single-family home at the corner of Hollygrove Street and Earhart Boulevard caught fire shortly before 4 a.m., and was brought under control by 43 firefighters less than an hour later, according to our partners at WWL-TV. One firefighter injured his back but remained on duty.
A 19-year-old man was killed Sunday night in a shooting in Hollygrove near the Jefferson Parish line, police said.
A Hollygrove community group is hosting a “Stop the Violence” rally this afternoon in Conrad Park, featuring food, music, sports and motivational speaking.
School officials are holding a planning meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday for the Paul L. Dunbar school building, which will be the future home of Benjamin Banneker school. The meeting will be at Cypress Manor Community Center, 3613 Cambronne St., and the public is encouraged to attend.
From suffering though shootings on a nightly basis in years past, the Hollygrove neighborhood has evolved into a tight-knit network of neighbors whose efforts to target problem properties have made substantial progress in the fight against crime, neighborhood leaders said Thursday night.
Two Dante Street homes will be among the properties facing demolition today in a hearing before the city’s Neighborhood Conservation District Committee, according to the Preservation Resource Center.
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.
Promoting healthy living for children, the First Lady read and exercised with children and parents at the Royal Castle Child Development Center on Eagle Street, according to a report by Tania Dall and our partners at WWL-TV:
Over the past six years, the Carrollton-Hollygrove Community Development Corporation has been involved in countless meetings focused on the fate of the large empty lot on South Carrollton near the interstate.
On Wednesday evening, surrounded by drawings and renderings of the Costco Wholesale store proposed for the site, CDC member Joe Sherman told store officials he has high hopes for their plans.
“You guys have addressed all of the concerns that came out,” Sherman said during a community meeting with Costco representatives and architects. “I just want to congratulate y’all on a job well done.”