Miss Dominique Marie Cage and Mr. Rodney F. Green were united in holy matrimony December 12, 2020, at the Bethlehem Baptist Church in Dalcour, Louisiana, with Pastor, Rev. Dr. Michael W.
Brooke’s Spray & Spa recently held its grand opening ribbon cutting at 547 E. Judge Perez Drive, Suite B in Chalmette. On hand for the ribbon cutting was owner Brooke Roques. Brooke’s Spray & Spa offers spray tanning and spa services with fully automated machines including: UMO Facial, hydration station spa capsule, UV tanning and Mystic spray tan. Unlimited Spa memberships are available. Hours of operation are Mondays through Fridays 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call 504.533.9158 or email email@example.com
Fry and Pie recently celebrated their grand opening with a ribbon cutting at 7007 St. Claude Avenue in Arabi. Fry and Pie specializes in Chef Crafted - Loaded - Gourmet - Fresh Cut Fries and Made Fresh Daily, Uniquely Flavored, Individually Sized Dessert Pies. Fries come creatively loaded or standard with a choice of gourmet dipping sauces. Fry and Pie is open Thursday through Monday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Present at the ribbon cutting were Parish President Guy McInnis, Louisiana State Representative Ray Garofalo, Chamber CEO Elizabeth Dauterive, Chamber Chair Mindy Nunez Airhart, St. Bernard Economic Development Foundation Executive Director Meaghan McCormack, as well as supporting chamber members.
Since 2003, Associated Terminals, exclusive operator of the Port of St. Bernard’s marine facilities, has donated bicycles to the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office to give to St. Bernard Parish children for Christmas.
According to St. Bernard Parish government ordinance, there are specific times when fireworks can legally be used in the parish surrounding the New Year’s celebration. On Dec. 31, fireworks can legally be used from 9 a.m. until 2 a.m. On Jan. 1, fireworks can be used from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., at which time all use of fireworks must end for the New Year’s period. Any use outside these hours would be considered illegal disturbing of the peace. When considering your fireworks purchases this year, don’t forget that Goofy AJ’s Fireworks is back! For over 30 years St. Bernard has been missing out on one of the original Firework Stands of St. Bernard Parish, owned by the Duvio’s of St. Bernard Parish.
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St. Bernard Parish Hospital, managed by Ochsner Health, began vaccinating its frontline healthcare workers against COVID-19 on Tuesday, Dec. 15. Vaccinations are voluntary and in this first phase as outlined by the state and the CDC, only those employees with direct COVID-19 exposure are eligible. The vaccines are by Pfizer, and will require a second dose 21 days following the first shot for full protection.
In the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic the “Christmas Extravaganza” Relay for Life event held last weekend was a huge success. Santa Claus took photos with children all day and many local vendors participated. Organizers said they are going to make this a yearly thing going forward. It raised a good bit of money for Relay for Life of St. Bernard and many new things are in the works coming up in 2021.
Ochsner kicked off the holiday season this year by donating 600 “windowed” masks to the St. Bernard Public Schools. The clear vinyl window in the center of each cloth mask follows all CDC guidelines but removes one of the traditional drawbacks with mask wearing. The new masks allow those in the classroom to see the lips and facial expressions of the user - important components in the educational process, especially for younger students, special education students and those learning English as a second language.
St. Bernard Parish Government employees are due to receive an even bigger upgrade in pay when they work during a “declared emergency.”
Nunez Community College has reopened its Pelican Pantry as part of its efforts to address food insecurity of both students and employees.
The St. Bernard Port, Harbor & Terminal District provided staging space for crews with Entergy New Orleans while they were in town to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Zeta.
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