north shore http://wwno.org en Mandeville City Council Delays Vote On Fracking http://wwno.org/post/mandeville-city-council-delays-vote-fracking <p>In the end, the Mandeville City Council deferred action on a proposed resolution to ban fracking. Council members said they needed more time and more information about the practice before making a decision.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">About a half-dozen </span>Mandeville<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> residents spoke during the meeting to make the case against </span>fracking<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. But no one from </span>Helis<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Oil and Gas was there.</span></p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 22:40:43 +0000 Janaya Williams 64102 at http://wwno.org Slidell Woman Dies After Head-On Collision With Train http://wwno.org/post/slidell-woman-dies-after-head-collision-train <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Slidell police say a 53-year-old woman died after turning onto railroad tracks and running head-on into a freight train.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Police say in a news release that Jamii Pizzitolo of Slidell had to be extricated from her car. She was flown late Friday to the Interim LSU Public Hospital in New Orleans, where she died.</p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 16:18:23 +0000 The Associated Press 30999 at http://wwno.org St. Tammany Fire District Picks Medical Director http://wwno.org/post/st-tammany-fire-district-picks-medical-director <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Dr. Fredro Knight has been appointed medical director for St. Tammany Parish Fire Protection District 4, which operates in the Mandeville area.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;"><a href="http://bit.ly/Volbb1" target="_blank">The Times-Picayune reports</a>&nbsp;he will oversee all aspects of the districts emergency medical services.</p> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26387 at http://wwno.org Mandeville Residents Oppose Historic District Proposal http://wwno.org/post/mandeville-residents-oppose-historic-district-proposal <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Dozens of Mandeville residents turned out for a public hearing earlier this week to vent about a plan to create a historic district.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The Times-Picayune reports most expressed fears the district would lead to over-regulation of private property.</p> Sun, 16 Dec 2012 23:01:38 +0000 The Associated Press 25172 at http://wwno.org Mandeville issues voluntary evacuation http://wwno.org/post/mandeville-issues-voluntary-evacuation <p>Mayor Donald Villere&nbsp;of Mandeville has issued a voluntary evacuation of all low-lying areas of the city in advance of Tropical Storm Isaac, according to a statement posted to the city's website.</p><p>The city says it expects to be directly affected by Isaac on Tuesday afternoon, with hurricane-force winds and rain increasing through Wednesday.</p><p>Mandeville&nbsp;has also issued a series of special announcements to its residents:</p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 18:35:20 +0000 Jason Saul 18636 at http://wwno.org Earnings up for Pool Corp. in second quarter http://wwno.org/post/earnings-pool-corp-second-quarter <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Pool Corp., the Covington-based distributor of swimming pool and backyard supplies, reported improvement in its second-quarter net income on Thursday.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The company said net income for the quarter was $65 million, or $1.34 a share. In the same period a year ago, the company reported net income of $59 million, or $1.19 a share.</p> Thu, 19 Jul 2012 21:53:57 +0000 The Associated Press 16138 at http://wwno.org Tree-loving Mandeville tallies every tree http://wwno.org/post/tree-loving-mandeville-tallies-every-tree <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">There are 151,347 trees,&nbsp;more or less, within Mandeville&#39;s city limits, and only about 7 percent of them are live oaks.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Those are among the findings of a study done for the city by two graduate students and their professors at the Southern University Agricultural Research &amp; Extension Center.</p> Mon, 16 Jul 2012 16:12:04 +0000 The Associated Press 15841 at http://wwno.org