associate professor of earth and environmental sciences at University of New Orleans, received a two-year, $88,000 grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) to study how marshes respond to climate change and sea level rise. The research is supported by the NFWF's Hurricane Sandy Coastal Resiliency Competitive Grant Program.
The NOLA Suffragettes
krewe collected dozens of feminine and personal health products for homeless women and girls during Mardi Gras 2016. The group will distribute the packages to Covenant House, the New Orleans Women and Children's Shelter, New Orleans Mission and Salvation Army of Greater New Orleans. Donations can be dropped at Crescent City Living (5918 Magazine St.).
Terry W. Savage,
was sentenced in U.S. District Court Nov. 18 to four years in prison for her role in a $50 million Medicare fraud scheme from 2007 to 2014 through Memorial Home Health Inc., where she was office manager. Murthil also was ordered to pay more than $14 million in restitution.