Posted on: August 25, 2017

St. Bernard Parish Officials dedicate the Delacroix Pier

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St. Bernard Parish Government Officials held a ribbon-cutting for Phase 1 of the Delacroix Fishing Complex at 5565 Delacroix Highway. Joining the Ribbon Cutting was Parish President Guy McInnis, Sheriff James Pohlmann, State Representative Ray Garofalo an...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Parish Officials make improvements to Riverbend Subdivision Playground

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St. Bernard Parish Government Officials celebrated improvements to Riverbend Subdivision Playground in Violet with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. On hand for the ribbon cutting were Parish President Guy McInnis, Council Vice-Chair Kerri Callais, District E Co...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness

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The Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness is responsible for keeping St. Bernard Parish families informed by providing up-to-date information on homeland security and emergency operations as they are applicable to federal, state and local...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

September is National Preparedness Month

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For the final week of September we celebrate National Preparedness Month by preparing for the National Day of Action. During this week you will know how to:

During this week you will learn how to:

Participate in National PrepareAthon! Day on September 30.

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

St. Bernard Parks and Parkways Commission partners with Community Visions Unlimited (CVU) to create

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This partnership was made possible by Councilmember Howard Luna and Parks and Parkways Commission Manager Carly Cameron.

CVU is now recruiting artists from St. Bernard who want to be a part of the utility art box project. Each artist receives a stipend of ...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

ST. BERNARD RECEIVES $582,384.00 GRANT FOR NEXT PHASE OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TRAIL

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The new $582,384.00 grant will help fund a continuous bikeway parallel to the Mississippi River from the Orleans Parish line to the Plaquemines Parish line.

This section, known as Phase IV, will extend from Valero Refinery west to Paris Road. Previous gran...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

St. Bernard Firefighters participate in 9/11 Stair Climb

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St. Bernard Firefighters participated in the 2nd annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at the Poydras Plaza in New Orleans. Prior to the climb, were the presentation of the flag by New Orleans Police Department (NOPD’s) color guard and a parade of ba...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

Our Lady of Prompt Succor School's 65th Year Anniversary

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Parish President Guy McInnis attended an assembly on September 19th where he presented the school with a presidential commendation for providing a quality catholic education in St. Bernard Parish. For more information on Our Lady of Prompt Succor School v...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

St. Bernard Fire Department participates in Water Rescue Training

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St. Bernard Parish Fire Department (SBFD) personnel recentlyparticipated in a full scale training exercise in cooperation with theTangipahoa Parish Fire Department, Tangipahoa Parish Emergency OperationsCenter, Tangipahoa Parish Government, United State C...

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

ST. BERNARD PARISH PARTNERS WITH CIVICSOURCE TO HOLD A COMMUNITY INFORMATION SESSION

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On Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at 6:00 p.m., the St. Bernard Parish Government will partner with CivicSource to hold a community information session on purchasing tax-delinquent adjudicated real estate in the Sigur Civic Center Ballroom, located at 8245 ...

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

St. Bernard Fire Department assists with response and recovery efforts in Port Arthur, Texas

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On Thursday, August 31st, St. Bernard Parish Fire Department deployed District Chief (D/C) Michael Moolekamp to Port Arthur, Texas in response to Hurricane Harvey. D/C Moolekamp was attached to the Louisiana Task Force 1 Urban Search and Rescue Team (LATF...

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

St. Bernard Recreation Department host Pickleball Games Wednesdays at 6 p.m.

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St. Bernard Parish Recreation Department host weekly  Pickleball Games for ages 16 and
older.   The games are held every Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. atVal Riess Sports Complex, located at 1101 Magistrate Street in Chalmett...

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

YSCLOSKEY BRIDGE REPAIRS WILL CAUSE DAILY CLOSURES TO MARINE TRAFFIC

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The closures will take place Monday thru Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., while crews perform work electrical and mechanical work on the bridge structure.It is not anticipated to have any complete closures to vehicular traffic during this period. The r...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

September is National Preparedness Month

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September is National Preparedness Month. Each week you will receive tips to help you be prepared for an emergency. During this week you will should know how to:

Contact family and friends before, during, and after an emergency.

Make a family emergency comm...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

St. Bernard Parish Government to host an Open House on the Bluebird Park Redevelopment

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St. Bernard Parish Government will host an Open House on Tuesday, September 5th to review preliminary plans for the redevelopment of Bluebird Park. The Open House will take place from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers located at 8201 W. Judge Pere...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

St. Bernard Parish Government Offices to Close September 4, 2017

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All non-emergency offices of St. Bernard Parish Government will be closed on Monday, September 4, 2017 in observance of the Labor Day Holiday. Offices will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, September 5, 2017

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

St. Bernard Parish is accepting applications to fill vacancies on the Board of Zoning Adjustments

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The Requirements for this board are as follows:

A resident of St. Bernard Parish

A registered voter of St. Bernard Parish

Applications are available Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., in the St. Bernard Parish Government Huma...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

St. Bernard Parish Council to proclaim September as National Recovery Month

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On September 5th St. Bernard Parish Council will proclaim September as National Recovery Month. National Recovery Month is an initiative sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), within the U.S. Department of Hea...

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Posted on: August 29, 2017

St. Bernard Parish to assist Hurricane Harvey Victims

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Donations are being accepted for the victims affected by Hurricane Harvey. St. Bernard Parish Government has set up a collection site for items needed for those affected. Donations can be dropped off Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at t...

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Posted on: August 29, 2017

Parish Officials remember those who lost their lives during Hurricane Katrina

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The Master of Ceremony, Parish President Guy McInnis, was joined by Councilmembers Wanda Alcon and Monty Montelongo. The ceremony included the Pledge of Allegiance by Homeland Security Director John Rahaim and “Amazing Grace” by Grant ...

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Posted on: August 29, 2017

St. Bernard Parish Weather Update 8-28-17

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St. Bernard Parish Officials continue to monitor Tropical Storm Harvey. The St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Department will begin distributing sandbags on Tuesday, August 29th to St. Bernard Parish residents from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the foll...

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

St. Bernard Parish Weather Update 8-24-17

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St. Bernard Parish Officials are monitoring the tropics and are meeting daily in preparation for this event. The National Weather Service has upgraded Harvey to a Hurricane and predicts it will make landfill in Texas on Saturday. The main impacts to our a...

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

St. Bernard Parish Weather Update 8-23-17

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St. Bernard Parish Officials are monitoring the tropics and are meeting daily in preparation for this event. The National Weather Service reports Harvey has redeveloped into a Tropical Depression and should continue to strengthen as it moves toward the Te...

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

President McInnis activates Crisis Action Team (CAT)

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St. Bernard Parish Government officials are in constant communications with the National Weather Service to monitor the weather forecast for our area. President McInnis met with his Crisis Action Team in preparation for the possible rain event this weeken...

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

St. Bernard Parish residents and businesses are reminded to take precautions during hurricane season

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the St. Bernard Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness encourages you to take precautions to protect yourself, your family, your pets and your property in the event of severe weather.  Below are helpful reminders for your e...

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Posted on: August 22, 2017

St. Bernard Parish Recreation Department

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5 & 6 Year Olds 

Borgnemouth Gray (Lawson) 5-0

Versailles Black (Wilson) 5-1

Carolyn Park Gold (Carter) 3-1

Carolyn Park Green (Deblonde) 3-1

Kenilworth (Crespo) 3-2

Versailles Red (Bianchini) 1-4

Carolyn Park White (Blache) 1-4

Borgnemouth Blue (Wil...

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

St. Bernard Transit Ridership Up in 2017

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St. Bernard Transit has seen a significant increase in ridership in 2017. “At the halfway point last year, our buses had transported 38,030 passengers. At the end of this past June, we had 44,151 riders, an increase of 14%,” said St. B...

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

St. Bernard residents can sign up for alerts

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St. Bernard Parish Government Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness urge all residents to sign up for emergency alerts affecting your neighborhood and St. Bernard Parish.

There are several simple ways to register:

Text your ZIPCODE to 88877...

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

St. Bernard Parish Officials dedicate the Delacroix Pier

Delacroix Pier Ribbon Cutting people standing on peir

St. Bernard Parish Government Officials held a ribbon-cutting for Phase 1 of the Delacroix Fishing Complex at 5565 Delacroix Highway. Joining the Ribbon Cutting was Parish President Guy McInnis, Sheriff James Pohlmann, State Representative Ray Garofalo an...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Parish Officials make improvements to Riverbend Subdivision Playground

Riverbend Subdivision Playground

St. Bernard Parish Government Officials celebrated improvements to Riverbend Subdivision Playground in Violet with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. On hand for the ribbon cutting were Parish President Guy McInnis, Council Vice-Chair Kerri Callais, District E Co...

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Parish Government begins construction on Palmisano Trail

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St.Bernard Parish Government has begun construction of a new trail along PalmisanoBlvd. between St. Bernard Highway and Judge Perez Drive.   The trailis funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency in conjunction withdrainage improvements al...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Meeting

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St. Bernard Parish President Guy McInnis will host a meeting of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 9 a.m.  The meeting will take place in Chalmette High School’s Cultural Arts Center located at:...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Water Main Break Closes a Portion of Judge Perez Drive

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St. Bernard Parish Government Road Workers were called out early Tuesday morning to repair a water main break at the intersection of East Judge Perez Drive and Paris Road in Chalmette.   The break happened around 2:30 a.m. in front of the Valero ...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

St. Bernard Parish Recreation/Leisure Program hosts Monthly Sock Hops at Val Riess Sports Complex

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St. Bernard Parish Recreation/Leisure Program will host a Sock Hop on Friday, July 21, 2017 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The sock hop will be held at Val Riess Sports Complex located at 1101 Magistrate Street (end of Palmisano Blvd) in Chalmette. There will als...

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