closures http://wwno.org en Threat from Isaac closes SLU http://wwno.org/post/threat-isaac-closes-slu <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Classes and all activities at Southeastern Louisiana University have been canceled through Friday because of the threat from Hurricane Isaac.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The university says classes will resume on Tuesday after the Labor Day holiday.</p> Wed, 29 Aug 2012 01:55:48 +0000 The Associated Press 18813 at http://wwno.org Orleans Criminal District Court closed through Wednesday http://wwno.org/post/orleans-criminal-district-court-closed-through-wednesday <p>The Orleans Parish Criminal District court will be closed through Wednesday, August 29, the court said in a statement on its website.</p><p>However, Magistrate Court will open for proceedings at 5 p.m. Wednesday.</p><p>Jurors scheduled to serve during the remainder of the month of August are excused from duty, the Court said.</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 21:36:11 +0000 Jason Saul 18786 at http://wwno.org Orleans Parish Civil District Court closed through Wednesday http://wwno.org/post/orleans-parish-civil-district-court-closed-through-wednesday <p>Orleans Parish Civil District Court will be closed through Wednesday, August 29, the Court said in a statement on its website.</p><p>The closure includes the Civil Clerk of Court, First and Second City courts and clerks' offices, as well as the Civil Clerk of Court Mortgage, Conveyance and Archives offices.</p><p>Citizens with questions are advised to call 1-866-501-2038.</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 21:31:33 +0000 Jason Saul 18785 at http://wwno.org St. Charles Parish schools to remain closed through Labor Day http://wwno.org/post/st-charles-parish-schools-remain-closed-through-labor-day <p>St. Charles Parish public schools will remain closed until Tuesday, September 4, the parish announced today in a news release posted on its Facebook page.</p><p>All schools will remain closed during this time, and all athletic events, including those this weekend, are canceled.</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 19:58:17 +0000 Jason Saul 18763 at http://wwno.org McNeese State will close Wednesday http://wwno.org/post/mcneese-state-will-close-wednesday <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">McNeese State University will be closed on Wednesday.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Essential personnel in critical areas were notified Tuesday by their supervisors if they are to report to work on Wednesday. Students and all other personnel are strongly encouraged to stay off roadways.</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 19:00:28 +0000 The Associated Press 18759 at http://wwno.org Ferry service halted at Scarsdale-Belle Chasse http://wwno.org/post/ferry-service-halted-scarsdale-belle-chasse <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Plaquemines Parish officials have halted the Scarsdale-Belle Chasse ferry on the Mississippi River until Hurricane Isaac passes.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Parish officials also said Marina Road in Myrtle Grove will close at 2 p.m. on Tuesday.</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 18:41:50 +0000 The Associated Press 18754 at http://wwno.org Baton Rouge city-parish government offices close for Isaac http://wwno.org/post/baton-rouge-city-parish-government-offices-close-isaac <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Baton Rouge city government offices are closing for Isaac.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Chief Administrative Officer William Daniel announced that city-parish government was closing at noon Tuesday and will remain closed Wednesday.</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 18:37:55 +0000 The Associated Press 18753 at http://wwno.org NASA closes New Orleans plant http://wwno.org/post/nasa-closes-new-orleans-plant <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in eastern New Orleans is closed for until Tropical Storm Isaac passes.</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 17:47:23 +0000 The Associated Press 18742 at http://wwno.org Lakeshore Drive in New Orleans closed http://wwno.org/post/lakeshore-drive-new-orleans-closed <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">City officials have closed Lakeshore Drive, the roadway that runs along the south shore of Lake Pontchartrain.&nbsp;Officials said anyone found on the roadway, floodgates or levees may be arrested.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Hurricane Isaac is expected to drive the lake over the seawall. Levees protect nearby neighborhoods.</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 17:30:56 +0000 The Associated Press 18736 at http://wwno.org New Orleans art museum closes for storm http://wwno.org/post/new-orleans-art-museum-closes-storm <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Officials of the New Orleans Museum of Art say the museum in City Park will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday because of Hurricane Isaac.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The museum and Besthoff Sculpture Garden are expected to reopen Thursday at 10 a.m.</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 17:14:34 +0000 The Associated Press 18734 at http://wwno.org