Virus Testing at Tulane Primate

Last week it was announced that Tulane National Primate Research Center will be conducting tests for the detection and treating of the Coronavirus, or COVID-19. We got to talk with Angie Birnbaum, who is the Director of Bio-Safety for Tulane. She explained the measures in place to safely conduct these tests and more. Hear her…

Lake Loot Q&A February 26, 2020

6:40 Q: What do passengers do in your car that irritates you? This was the top response. A: Criticize your route Winner: No Winner! 7:10 Kids Loot Q: Parents admit they steal it, but say they’ll replace it. What? A: Money from their kids Winner: Brailey Chaix from Mandeville! 7:40 Q: About 1 in 6…

Pedestrian Killed in Tangipahoa Parish

On Tuesday, February 25, shortly after 2:30 AM, Troopers from State Police Troop L responded to a fatal crash involving a pedestrian on LA 1064 eastbound near Whittington Rd. in Tangipahoa Parish.  The crash claimed the life of 26-year-old Jacy C. Core of Tickfaw. The crash occurred as Core was standing in the eastbound lane…

Another Successful Carnival in Covington

Carnival in Covington continues to grow each year. Perhaps appealing to Northshore families who don’t want to make the drive across the lake, huge crowds lined the streets of Covington for this annual parade, with Grand Marshalls Pat Gallagher and Vince Vance. Following the parade, there was an afternoon party at the Covington Trailhead where…

Mandeville Business Owner Arrested

The owner of a Mandeville-area business was booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail after she bilked would-be customers out of thousands of dollars. The St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office began investigating Danielle Gaspard, owner of Belissimo Interior Design Build, in early February after numerous residents reported they had paid her money to complete jobs which…

Bridal Expo at the Maritime

The Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum is hosting its inaugural “Bridal Expo at the Maritime”, happening from 1p.m. to 5p.m., Sunday, March 1. The show features more than 50 vendors. Vendors include bridal gown and bridesmaid’s attire, tuxedos, music and entertainment, caterers, limousines, music booths, photo booths, hair and make up services, jewelry, travel, and…