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Times for legal use of fireworks in St. Bernard Parish

Posted: June 17th, 2021 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , ,

Times for legal use of fireworks in St. Bernard Parish

According to St. Bernard Parish ordinance, here are the times when fireworks can legally be used in the parish surrounding the 4th of July celebration:

From June 25 through July 4, fireworks can legally be used from 9 a.m. until 11 p.m.

On July 5, they can be used from 9 a.m. until 10 p.m., when all use of fireworks must end for the 4th of July period.

Any use outside these hours would be considered illegal disturbing of the peace.

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St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office deputies graduate from P.O.S.T. police academy

Posted: June 15th, 2021 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , ,

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office deputies graduate from P.O.S.T. police academy

Four St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies graduated June 14 from the Peace Officers Standards and Training, or P.O.S.T., police academy held by the St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office.

Congratulations to graduates Dep. Alan Clomburg Jr., Dep. John Clark, Dep. Larry Wilson and Dep. Daffne Enclard.

Dep. Enclard was the class president, Dep. Wilson served as vice-president, and Dep. Clark was sergeant-at-arms.

The academy included more than 500 hours of training in all aspects of law enforcement, including firearms use, criminal investigation, patrol procedures, writing reports, driving training and physical fitness.

Chief Deputy Richard Baumy, Capt. Stephen Ingargiola and Lt. Eric Eilers attended the graduation ceremony.

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FLORIDA AVENUE BRIDGE

Posted: June 11th, 2021 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , ,

FLORIDA AVENUE BRIDGE
Workers replacing damaged aerial droop wires/cables at the Florida Avenue Bridge discovered unexpected complications today, therefore, the bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic on Monday, June 14th, as shown below to complete the work.

Florida Bridge Roadway Closure:
Monday, June 14, 2021
8:30 AM until 3:30 PM

Alternate Routes:
Judge Seeber (Claiborne Avenue) Bridge & St. Claude Avenue Bridge

Note: The bridge will remain open to marine traffic during this closure.

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FLORIDA AVENUE BRIDGE

Posted: June 8th, 2021 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , ,

FLORIDA AVENUE BRIDGE
The broken aerial droop wires/cables at the Florida Avenue Bridge have been repaired and the bridge is now open to all traffic and operating normally. However, the bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic again on Friday, June 11th, as shown below to allow replacement of the damaged cables.

Florida Bridge Roadway Closure:
Friday, June 11, 2021
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Alternate Routes:
Judge Seeber (Claiborne Avenue) Bridge & St. Claude Avenue Bridge

Note: The bridge will remain open to marine traffic during this closure.

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St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Cops for Christmas fundraiser

Posted: June 3rd, 2021 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , ,

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Cops for Christmas fundraiser

For more than a decade, members of the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office have been spreading Christmas cheer by visiting several St. Bernard Parish families with Santa to deliver presents and some much-needed household items, St. Bernard Sheriff James Pohlmann said.

Each year, C.O.P.S (Caring Officers Provide Smiles) for Christmas LLC helps provide these families with things such as toys, food, clothing, and household and toiletry items. Bicycles also are usually donated by a local business.

A Family Fun Day fundraiser will be held to benefit this year’s initiative. The event is set for Saturday, July 17 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Islenos Museum Complex grounds, 1357 Bayou Road in St. Bernard.

There will be music, food, beer, crafts booths and fun activities for children.

Tickets to enter cost $3 per person in advance and will be available until July 1. Advance tickets can be paid for through Venmo at @cops4christmas-20 or by Paypal at @cops4christmas.

Admission at the gate the day of the event will cost $5 per person. Children ages 6 and under will be admitted free.

For more information, or tickets, call (504) 278-7760.

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St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Addiction Resource Program

Posted: June 2nd, 2021 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , ,

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Addiction Resource Program

coordinator guest speaker at Kiwanis meeting

Stanley Simeon, coordinator of the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Addiction Resource Program, was the guest speaker at the June 1 meeting of the Kiwanis Club of St. Bernard.

Formed in June 2017, the Addiction Resource Program provides individuals and/or their families with information on resources available to them, such as rehabilitation programs, detox centers, therapeutic plans of action and faith-based assistance.

Simeon, who has an extensive background in helping people with all sorts of addictions, works closely with Lt. Eric Eilers, head of the Community Relations Division, and Sheriff’s Office Chaplain Aaron Johnson to facilitate the program.

If you or someone you know could benefit from the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Addiction Resource Program and would like more information, call Simeon at (504) 517-2944. Participation in the program is kept confidential.

The Kiwanis Club meets each Tuesday at noon in the Rocky and Carlo’s Sicilian Room, 613 W. St. Bernard Highway in Chalmette. For more information, call Robby Showalter at (504) 616-7312.

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