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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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December 09, 2016

NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball Season 13 Continues

NEW ORLEANS — On Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, the City of New Orleans alongside the New Orleans Pelicans, RPM Pizza, MetroPCS and PlayNOLA will continue Season 13 of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball, a program that focuses on providing safe recreational activities, jobs and opportunities in crime hot spots for males over 16 years old through basketball, mentorship and support.

December 09, 2016

City to Install Additional Trees as a Part of Reforestation Efforts

NEW ORLEANS—The City of New Orleans Department of Parks and Parkways will install over 240 trees citywide throughout the month of December. This installation is part of the ongoing reforestation efforts by the Department of Parks and Parkways and its non-profit partners to combat the loss of nearly 20 percent of the city’s urban forest due to Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Isaac. 

December 08, 2016

City Reminds Residents of Safety Precautions During Cold Weather

NEW ORLEANS, LA — In anticipation of cold weather forecasted for the area, the City is reminding residents to monitor weather conditions and stay alert. According to the National Weather Service, the weather forecast indicates cold temperatures will occur tonight, Thursday, Dec. 7 through early morning, Saturday, Dec. 10.

December 08, 2016

Welcome Table New Orleans Carrollton Circle to Unveil New Seating Area on Jefferson Davis Parkway Neutral Ground

NEW ORLEANS—On Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, the Carrollton Circle of the Welcome Table New Orleans (WTNO)—Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s citywide initiative focused on race, reconciliation and community building—will unveil a newly-constructed seating area on the neutral ground at Jefferson Davis Parkway and Cleveland Avenue called the Equity Circle. At 2 p.m., the entire community is invited to participate in the unveiling of the Equity Circle.

December 07, 2016

City to Host Free Paper Shredding Event

NEW ORLEANS – On Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, the City of New Orleans Department of Sanitation will host another free paper shredding event from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the city’s Recycling Drop-Off Center (2829 Elysian Fields Ave.)

December 07, 2016

Mayor Mitch Landrieu, Sewerage & Water Board and Fire Department Discuss Upcoming Drainage and Fire Millage Vote

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and officials from the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans (S&WB) and the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) discussed the importance of the drainage and fire millages on the ballot in the election this Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016.

December 07, 2016

City, Sewerage and Water Board and Fire Department to Discuss Upcoming Drainage and Fire Millages Vote

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and officials from the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans and the New Orleans Fire Department will discuss the importance of the drainage and fire millage on the ballot in the election this Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016.

December 03, 2016

Traffic Advisory: S. Rampart at Poydras Street Lane Restriction

NEW ORLEANS — Today, the City of New Orleans issued a traffic advisory for the intersection of S. Rampart St. and Poydras St. beginning Monday, Dec. 5 at 7 a.m. and lasting through the end of the week. The traffic restrictions will be in place to accommodate the repair of a damaged drainage line at the intersection.

December 02, 2016

Parking Instructions and Traffic Reminders for Events on Weekend of Dec. 3-4

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans issued parking instructions and reminders in advance of events scheduled for the weekend of Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016 through Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016. The public is encouraged to be patient and prepared for delays by making transportation arrangements accordingly.

 

 

December 02, 2016

NOLA FOR LIFE, City Health Department, Partners Host Fourth Annual Youth Violence Prevention Summit

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the New Orleans Health Department and partners hosted the fourth annual Youth Violence Prevention Summit at the Andrew P. Sanchez & Copelin-Byrd Multi-Purpose Center at 1616 Caffin Ave in New Orleans, as a part of Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s comprehensive murder reduction strategy, NOLA FOR LIFE. 

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