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Kenner’s Christmas Village Relocates to Kenner City Park

Article reprinted from Kenner Star November 2017 Edition – “Kenner’s Christmas Village Relocates to Kenner City Park”

This year the city of Kenner’s Christmas Village is moving to Kenner City Park and will hold an opening holiday ceremony on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Kenner Mayor Ben Zahn will greet Santa Claus and light up the village at 6:00 p.m., signifying the official start of the Christmas season in the city.

The band, Phunky Monkeys, will entertain directly after the tree lighting and will continue until 9:00 p.m. Kenner Parks and Recreation Department Director Ken Marroccoli, said, “This year we have added more days so the village will be open after Christmas. Santa Claus will be visiting our Christmas Village every Wednesday through Friday from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Sunday from noon until 8:00 p.m.

From November 25 through December 30 and will also be available for pictures every day the Christmas Village is open. ”Christmas Village admission and parking are free. Non-profit organization and local vendors will be selling food and drinks and live groups will entertain visitors every night. “We hope everyone will enjoy the small town Christmas feeling the village projects plus it’s a great way to start off the holidays,” said Marroccoli.

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Donations especially needed during holidays for Kenner Food Bank

November 14, 2017

Article reprinted from Kenner Star November 2017 Edition – “Donations especially needed during holidays for Kenner Food Bank” The Kenner Food Bank falls under the direction of the Kenner Community Development Department and is headed by Michael Ince, interim director. “I want to bring new and fresh ideas to the community development team and I […]

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Dominick Impastato wins Jefferson Parish District 4 council seat

November 10, 2017

Article reprinted from Kenner Star November 2017 Edition – “Dominick Impastato wins Jefferson Parish District 4 council seat” On Saturday, October 14, 2017, Dominick Impastato, who was at the time a Kenner District 5 councilman, won the election against state Senator Daniel “Danny” Martiny for Jefferson Parish District 4 councilman. The seat was open after […]

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Work on new $1 billion airport terminal on schedule for February 2019 completion

November 6, 2017

Article reprinted from Kenner Star November 2017 Edition – “Work on new $1 billion airport terminal on schedule for February 2019 completion” The top official at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport says that work on the new $1 billion North Terminal is on schedule for planned completion by February 2019. Louis Armstrong New Orleans […]

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Upgrades to Kenner’s gyms and park completed

October 23, 2017

Article reprinted from Kenner Star October 2017 Edition – “Upgrades to Kenner’s gyms and park completed” Last year the city of Kenner budgeted $500,000 from their BP Oil settlement money for upgrades to all the gyms in the city of Kenner. Rhino Shield was the winner of the bid for the exterior work and began […]

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Ronnie Lamarque breaks ground on $30 million state-of-the-art automotive complex in city of Kenner

October 18, 2017

Article reprinted from Kenner Star October 2017 Edition – “Ronnie Lamarque breaks ground on $30 million state-of-the-art automotive complex in city of Kenner” “This is going to be big and I mean huge. It’s exactly what this market needs,” said Ronnie Lamarque on September 07, 2017, at the groundbreaking ceremony for his $30 million state-of-the-art […]

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Full access to levee path may not return until spring of 2018

October 16, 2017

Article reprinted from Kenner Star October 2017 Edition – “Full access to levee path may not return until spring of 2018” by Allan Katz The massive East Jefferson lakefront levee lift project has been slowed by the past summer’s rains and may not be completed until spring of 2018. The project involves two segments of […]

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Veteran’s Day: Honoring All Who Served November 9th

October 12, 2017

Please join Mayor E. “Ben” Zahn, Chief Michael J. Glaser, & Kenner City Council in honoring all those who served When: Thursday November 9th Starting at 11:00am Where: Veteran’s Park 1801 Williams Blvd. Kenner We look forward to seeing you!

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Open Jefferson Parish council seat election is October 14, constitutional amendments and parish propositions on ballot

October 11, 2017

Article reprinted from Kenner Star November 2017 Edition – “Open Jefferson Parish council seat election is October 14, constitutional amendments and parish propositions on ballot” For the upcoming October 14, 2017 election, Kenner District 5 Councilman Dominick F. Impastato and state Senator Daniel R. “Danny” Martiny, are the two Republican candidates that will contest for […]

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FEMA finalizes Jefferson Parish flood insurance rate maps

September 29, 2017

Article reprinted from Kenner Star September 2017 Edition – “FEMA finalizes Jefferson Parish flood insurance rate maps” On August 9, 2017, Jefferson Parish announced the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) were now final and will be effective for flood insurance rates beginning on February 2, 2018. These final […]

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