Press Releases

ROAD CLOSURE: CAUSEWAY BLVD. OVERPASS AT AIRLINE DRIVE

The Jefferson Parish Engineering Department is working with Boh Bros. to rehabilitate the ramps and overpass of Causeway Blvd. at Airline Drive in Metairie.

PARK CLOSURES DUE TO JEAN LAFITTE SEAFOOD FEST

All programs and use of amenities at Estelle Playground, Parc des Familles, Rose Thorne Playground and Jean Lafitte library will be suspended starting on Friday, June 25, 2021 at 4:00 p.m., until Monday, June 28, 2021 to assist with parking and shuttle service to and from the Jean Lafitte Seafood Festival.

FILMING NOTIFICATION: “HOME TEAM”

On Thursday, June 24, 2021 through Saturday, June 26, 2021 and on Monday, June 28, 2021 through Wednesday, June 30, 2021, Netflix Pelican Productions, LLC. will be filming scenes for a feature film at East Jefferson High School/Joe Yenni Stadium on the football field located at 500 Phlox St., Metairie, LA 70001.

COPS AND CHARACTERS IN THE BIG EASY: VETERAN OFFICER’S NEW BOOK SPILLS THE BEANS

Gene Fields, author of a new book titled Cops and Characters in The Big Easy: True Stories Involving Celebrities, Criminals and Everyday People, will discuss his new book at 6 p.m., Monday, July 19, via video conference online.

GAYNELL BRADY LEADS FREE VIRTUAL PROGRAM ON AFRICAN AMERICAN GENEALOGY

Gaynell Brady will lead a free genealogical presentation focusing on African American heritage at 6 p.m., Monday, July 12, via video conference online.

NOTICE TO RESIDENTS OF UNINCORPORATED JEFFERSON PARISH AND THE TOWN OF JEAN LAFITTE:

Curbside garbage and recycling collection are cancelled on Saturday, June 19, 2021 due to the approaching tropical storm.

DEPARTMENT OF PROPERTY MAINTENANCE, ZONING QUALITY OF LIFE ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF SWEEP

The Jefferson Parish Department of Property Maintenance Zoning Quality of Life conducted a sweep on the Westbank in Council District 1 on Thursday, June 17, 2021.

JEFFERSON PARISH MONITORS POTENTIAL TROPICAL CYCLONE THREE

According to the National Weather Service, Invest 92-L has become Potential Tropical Cyclone Three. Heavy rainfall could occur as early as Friday afternoon through the weekend with rainfall totals of 6 to 10 inches, 1 to 3 feet of coastal flooding and 30 – 45 mph wind gust.

DEPARTMENT OF PROPERTY MAINTENANCE, ZONING QUALITY OF LIFE TO CONDUCT SWEEP

The Jefferson Parish Department of Property Maintenance, Zoning/Quality of Life will be conducting a sweep within the geographical boundaries of Council District 1 on the West Bank of Jefferson Parish on Thursday, June 17, 2021 in an effort to address property violations for quality of life enforcement.

JEFFERSON PARISH TO HOST TWO MAJOR OUTDOOR FESTIVALS IN THE NEXT 30 DAYS FEATURING LOUISIANA & NATIONAL MUSIC ARTISTS: LAFITTE SEAFOOD FEST & UNCLE SAM JAM LEAD OFF LIVE FESTIVALS

Signifying the revival of live festivals as we knew them before quarantine, Jefferson Parish is leading the return staging the Lafitte Seafood Festival in Lafitte on June 25 – 27 followed closely by the 25th edition of Uncle Sam Jam in Lafreniere Park on July 3.

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