NEW ORLEANS- Before the kids go back to school, IHeartMedia wanted to do something nice for the kids around New Orleans by giving away hundreds of school supplies and backpacks to those in need. Hundreds of people turned out Saturday morning at the Rosenwald Recreation Center to receive the backpacks and school supplies for the new year. At the giveaway, there were musical entertainment by various radio stations and also free food to enjoy as well.
NEW ORLEANS- Game Changers in Sport Summit was held at the University Medical Center on Saturday. It presented an opportunity for leaders in the community to connect, evolve, and share knowledge about the various intersections of sport in New Orleans and how to get kids around the area more involved in sport activities and exercise. “And so even just thinking about admission about how we want to use the power of sports to unite and propel for our young people […]
CITY PARK- Also this weekend, STEM professionals and college students teamed up with kids to work and learn the fundamentals of rockets and participate in actually building and launching the rockets in City Park. Kids designed, built, and launched paper rockets until they were ready to launch the engine propelled ones way up in the sky. Hundreds came out to the events and STEM NOLA hopes this would give kids the encouragement to one day pursue jobs in the STEM field.
WEST END- For one day only this weekend, A PT-305, the only fully restored and operational combat veteran patrol torpedo boat in existence docked at West End in front of the Blue Crab Restaurant. Visitors got to receive a deck tour aboard the PT-305 and learn the history of the battles the boat fought in. Organizers say it is always important to learn more about our nation’s history. “This boat represents local history in World War 2 history certainly. She was […]
KENNER- The Kenner Planetarium celebrated both the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing and the 20th anniversary of the opening of the space station Kenner exhibit in Rivertown. Hundreds of people came out to get a glimpse of what it was actually like to land on the moon and travel in space. There was a lazer show, dome space show, and there was even a special visit from someone who actually traveled in outer space. “What happened 50 […]
BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. – When Deputy Will Kimbro stopped a car for speeding last month, he didn’t know he would end up saving a newborn’s life. The dramatic episode, which took place during a routine patrol in Berkeley County, South Carolina June 11, was caught on a newly released video recorded by the officer’s body camera. As Kimbro stopped the vehicle, the driver got out of the car and shouted that the baby stopped breathing after drinking from a bottle, […]
YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WXYZ) — The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an overnight fatal shooting in Ypsilanti Township. Investigators told WXYZ a 30-year-old man mistook his 31-year-old wife for an intruder and shot her. It happened Thursday morning around 2:30 inside the couple’s shared home. The couple’s two young children, ages two and four, were inside the home at the time according to police. According to investigators, the couple suspected an attempted home invasion earlier in the day. “So […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) — Danielle Reno isn’t an investigator, and she doesn’t work for the police department, but she used her best sleuthing skills to bring her car back home. “Did I park somewhere else? No. I know I parked here. Somebody stole my car! And it was all downhill from there,” Reno, car theft victim, said. It was a full investigation for Reno. She filed a police report for her missing 4Runner, then took things into her own […]
NEW ORLEANS – As Hurricane Barry approached Louisiana, Delta Sigma Theta sorority scrambled Friday to wrap up its national convention early to escape the storm’s impacts in New Orleans. But the service organization and its caterer, Centerplate, weren’t about to let the meals that had been prepared for members go to waste. The group donated 17,000 meals to the Second Harvest Food Bank of South Louisiana, which will store them in a cooler through the storm, and then give them to residents who weather […]
Royal fans have finally got a proper look of Britain’s newest royal, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. The baby son of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex was christened in Windsor Saturday, exactly two months after Archie was born May 6. Photos taken after the private ceremony were released hours later. The snaps were taken by fashion photographer Chris Allerton in the Green Drawing Room at Windsor, the same room where Harry and Meghan took some of their wedding pictures last year. One of the photos shows Archie with […]
Flushing, MI (WJRT) — Betty (aka Elizabeth) and Don (aka Ernest) Harbin celebrated 73 years of marriage May 25, 2019. Little did they know, their daughter-in-law had nominated them to be the longest married couple in Michigan. The two were recently honored with a certificate from the Worldwide Marriage Encounter, a pro-marriage organization, through its Longest Married Couple Project (LMC). The Harbins were married in 1946 in Flint at St. Michael’s, not too long after Don came home from serving […]
ALLEGAN, Mich. — A company is issuing a voluntary nationwide recall of a baby formula powder sold exclusively at Walmart. According to a press release, Perrigo Company is voluntarily recalling 23,388 containers of the product because of the “potential presence of metal foreign matter.” The recall only includes one lot of the 35-ounce, 992-gram containers of “Parent’s Choice Advantage Infant Formula Milk-Based Powder with Iron.” Perrigo says they issued the recall “out of an abundance of caution.” People who may have […]