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Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019 Issue 48 - 2019 Free Newspaper St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana For Advertising Rates Please Contact Our Office at 504-278-7910 Read Our Newspaper Online at ® The History of Canal Street Lecture Presented at Nunez Community College Contributed by Nunez Community College Join us on the campus of Nunez Community College Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, to hear Author Ed Branley give a presentation on “Holmes, Krauss, Maison Blanche: The History of Canal Street.” Re- freshments will be served at 6:30 with the lecture begin- ning at 7 p.m. Many New Orleanians still remember when Canal Street was THE place to go to see and be seen, to dress up and go shopping at all the lovely downtown department stores in their full glory, bursting with the newest fashions and the newest merchandise, and maybe even to grab a bite to eat at the Holmes Cafeteria or the lunch counter at Krauss. Ed Branley’s informative and entertaining talk, rich with visuals, brings to life this Refreshments will be served at 6:30 with the lecture beginning at 7 p.m. Rendering Courtesy of Nunez Community College. golden age of Canal Street and charts just how anchor stores, such as D.H. Holmes, Krauss, and Maison Blanche came to be and how they spurred and shaped Canal Street’s rise as New Orleans’ premier shop- ping destination — Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, Nunez Com- munity College Auditorium, 3710 Paris Road, Chalmette, 6:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. — Wine and Cheese reception, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m., Lecture, Holmes, Krauss, Maison Blanche: The History of Canal Street, For more in- formation, email klemoine@ . Chalmette High School Celebrates 2019-2020 School YearHomecoming Contributed by St. Bernard Parish School District The 72nd annual Chal- mette High School Home- coming festivities took place the weekend of Nov. 8. Fri- day night, the Fighting Owls defeated Riverdale 20-0, clenching a spot in the first round of playoffs. The tradi- tional homecoming court of nine young women, dressed in suits, hats, and gloves, was escorted into the stadium by CHS alumni. At halftime these young women were presented at midfield, ac- companied by their fathers or grandfathers. This year’s court included Queen Lina Abdellatif, first maid Imani Brown andmaids Madison Bastoe, Logan Du- sang, Katie Jovel, Hailey Me- lerine, Izabella Garcia, Ada- line Palmisano, and Madison (Pictured, l-r) Chalmette High School’s Homecoming Court: Izabella Garcia, Katie Jovel, Hailey Melerine, Logan Dusang, Queen Lina Abdellatif, First Maid Imani Brown, Madison Bastoe, Madi- son Pleming, Adaline Palmisano. Pleming. Jill Schofield, CHS alum and Homecoming Coordina- tor and Instructional Coach at the high school, coordinates all of the homecoming activi- ties. She is excited about this year’s court. “My ultimate goal for each of these ladies is that they See HOMECOMING, page 4 Photo Courtesy of St. Bernard Parish School District