Category: recovery

‘My garbage has been sitting on that curb forever’: Tempers flare at meeting over the trash crisis

By Katherine Hart, Gentilly Messenger As 70 city employees took to the streets to help contractors clear away bags of garbage from outside homes, the City Council met with administration officials and the city’s solid waste contractors Friday (Sept. 17)...

Bastion Community of Resilience awarded $450,000 by Baptist Community Ministries

Bastion Community of Resilience is the recipient of Baptist Community Ministries (BCM)’s $450,000 Transom Grant. According to Bastion, the awarded funds will be used to continue and enhance health and wellness programming for their residents and members of the Greater New...

Councilmember Brossett partners with law firm, trucking company to help Houston flood victims

Councilmember Jared Brossett is partnering with Adams and Reese Law Firm and Transportation Consultants Inc. to send critical goods and donations to Texas residents recovering from Hurricane Harvey’s landfall. The multidisciplinary law firm is located in both New Orleans and...