St. Bernard Parish President Guy McInnis recognized healthcare workers, first responders and government employees with a parishwide flight in a Cessna 185 Seaplane mid-afternoon on Wednesday, May 6. The plane is owned by Gibby Andry, a former prosecutor in Plaquemines Parish. The flight included all the parish fire stations, St. Bernard Historic Courthouse, the Thirty-Fourth Judicial District Court House, St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office, St. Bernard Parish Government Complex and St. Bernard Parish Ochsner Hospital. We want to celebrate Nurses Day, and all essential workers in St. Bernard Parish to know that we appreciate their hard work and dedication,” said McInnis. SBPH Chief Executive Officer Kim Keene stated they are appreciative of St. Bernard Parish administration’s continued support.
St. Bernard Parish Schools are gearing up to continue the new normal indefinitely.
Chalmette jewelry artist Stacy Landrum’s business took a major hit when the coronavirus shut down most of New Orleans’ major festivals for 2020. But she’ll still come out of this year with at least one golden memory thanks to The Price Is Right.
As part of a St. Bernard Chamber of Commerce initiative, Chamber CEO Elizabeth Dauterive and Jessica Reab of Brewster’s Restaurant & Lounge delivered goodie bags and coffee (sponsored by Brewster’s with some help from PJ’s Coffee) to the numerous St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office stations on Friday, April 27. Pictured, from left, are Elizabeth Dauterive, Deputy Corey Bordelon Sr. and Jessica Reab at the Paris Road station. “These heroes are part of our community and work tirelessly to keep us safe year-round,” said Reab. “We hope that this can show them how grateful we are for them, and it can lift their spirits through all of this.”
A petition has been created to give Chalmette High’s Senior Class of 2020 "a real graduation."