Press Releases

ROAD CLOSURES: INTERSECTION OF KAWANEE AVENUE AND LIME STREET

From 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. today, weather permitting, both lanes of the intersection of Kawanee Ave. and Lime St. will be closed due to a waterline being laid across Kawanee Ave.

JEFFERSON PARISH TO HOST HEAD START JOB FAIR EVENTS

The Jefferson Parish Personnel Department, in partnership with the Jefferson Community Action Programs Department (JeffCAP), will be hosting two informational job fair events for all people interested in learning about job opportunities with Jefferson Parish’s Head Start program.

Nine Authors Will Appear at JPL Children’s Book Symposium

METAIRIE, LA – Nine authors of children’s books will speak at the Jefferson Parish Library’s Children’s Book Symposium, 9:30 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 27, at the Jane O’Brien Chatelain West Bank Regional Library, 2750 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey.

ISLAND STRONG BEACH FEST MOVED TO TARPON RODEO PAVILION

The Island Strong Beach Fest will take place as scheduled this Friday and Saturday, July 15 and 16, 2022, but has been relocated to the Tarpon Rodeo Pavilion at 4500 Highway 1 in Grand Isle due to predicted weather. 

ROAD CLOSURES: RIVERSIDE DRIVE AND POWERLINE DRIVE

Starting at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 the southbound lane of Powerline Dr., between Jefferson Hwy. and Riverside Dr., will be closed until Saturday, July 16, 2022, weather permitting.

JEFFERSON PARISH OFFICES CLOSED ON MON. JULY 4 IN OBSERVANCE OF INDEPENDENCE HOLIDAY

All Jefferson Parish offices, including all Jefferson Parish libraries and JPAWS, will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2022 in observance of the Independence holiday. All JPRD summer camps, classes and programs (not including Lafreniere Park or Parc des Familles) will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2022 and will resume on Tuesday, July 5, 2022.

CELEBRATE FOURTH OF JULY AT UNCLE SAM JAM

Come out and celebrate America’s 246th birthday at Uncle Sam Jam on the Al Copeland Meadows in Lafreniere Park on Sunday, July 3, 2022, from 3:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. (gates opening at 2:00 p.m.).

POETRY EVENT! POETS WILL READ FROM NEW ANTHOLOGY DEDICATED TO THE MEMORAY OF LEE GRUE

The contributors to a new anthology of poetry, Hearths III, will read from the chapbook at 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Old Metairie Library, 2350 Metairie Road.

JEFFERSON PARISH HONORS 2021-2022 EMPLOYEES OF THE YEAR

Today, Jefferson Parish recognized the 2021 – 2022 Employees of the Year with a special video presentation displayed at the council meeting.

JEFFERSON PARISH TO CONDUCT AERIAL SPRAYING FOR MOSQUITOES ON THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2022

Aerial spraying, in response to mosquito activity, is scheduled to take place on the East Bank of Jefferson Parish on the evening of Thursday, June, 30, 2022, over parts of Metairie, weather permitting.

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