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Anthony Chickillo, former Steeler, agrees to contract with New Orleans Saints
Linebacker Anthony Chickillo has played the last five seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers but now agrees to contract with the New Orleans Saints, and Mickey Loomis, the Sales general manager, announced this deal on Saturday. Chickillo is 6 foot tall and weighs 3,225 pounds, changing teams for the first time. He played 11 games as a part of the Steelers the previous season and finished with 11 tackles and half a sack.
The Steelers discharged him on March 16 alongside linebacker Mark Barron.
In October, Chickillo was blamed for ambushing his girlfriend while they were at the casino at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort but eventually, the charges were dropped.
22-year-old woman missing while driving from Virginia to Texas
A 22-year-old lady, Rachel McGregor was travelling from Newport News to San Antonio, Texas and stopped at New Orleans. As per reports, she went to an electronics store in the 900 block, Poydas Street, to get her cellphone repaired and the NOPD officers told that McGregor used the store’s landline to call a person who filed the missing report of McGregor when she did not contact again by 11:30 pm. Since Friday morning McGregor is missing, vehicle was not available, and her whereabouts are also not known.
The New Orleans City Council approves affordable and climate-resistant housing options
The New Orleans City Council today affirmed an understanding between the City of New Orleans, Louisiana Housing Corporation (LHC) and Finance Authority of New Orleans (FANO), that enables FANO to offer monetary incentives to builders of reasonable and atmosphere resistant lodging.
As per the agreement, FANO can combine its multifamily income bonds with LHC's non-competitive 4% charge credits.
These credits give tax incentives that expect to build the accessibility of reasonable rental lodging.
As per Mayor LaToya Cantrell, this organization between the City, the Finance Authority of New Orleans and the Louisiana Housing Corporation, will permit them to achieve their mutual objectives. They can accomplish their objectives by making a progressively inventive and community-oriented element that can all the more likely make reasonable lodging alternatives.
The Director of the Office of Housing Policy and Community Development for the City of New Orleans, Marjorianna Willman, told that the establishment of their reasonable lodging biological system is the accessibility of an assortment of compelling apparatuses to fathom a variety of difficulties. Opening this significant apparatus for FANO will give them more prominent nearby control to take care of their neighbourhood issues while keeping up basic associations with state authorities.
According to Damon Burns, President and CEO of FANO, participation among government offices is expected to address the considerable measure of interest for moderate and atmosphere flexible lodging. This understanding is a case of the sort of coordinated effort required to convey more an incentive to the network.
The drainage system of New Orleans severely damaged
The official executive of the Sewerage and Water Board called the departure of a critical force-producing turbine “annihilating” to the city’s seepage framework during the board’s meeting.
As we enter the hurricane season, the drainage system of the city is severely affected as the crew has been unsuccessful in restoring the Turbine 5 from the time it was disabled in an explosion.
Ghassan Korban said that the agency could not afford the replacement currently as it is about $20 million. The plan of an additional $10 million using “Fair Share” tourism tax revenues also remains unsuccessful due to the pandemic.
Former Mayor went on spending $31 million to fix the 96-year old turbine instead of purchasing a new one for $16 million during the S&WB-passed opportunity during “Down the Drain” investigation.
Recently, 2.5 inches rainfall and lightning took out the power supply to three central drainage pumps in the Broadmoor neighbourhood and led to the loss of 20 megawatts of self-powered power. In the interim, the board endorsed another $4.8 million support work contract with JEI Solutions, an organization claimed by the sibling of the S&WB account executive.
S&WB extraordinary advice Yolanda Grinstead said Gee Cee recorded a brief controlling request in common court to attempt to hinder the agreement with JEI. Yet, it hadn’t been appropriately served or executed by an adjudicator, so nothing was keeping the board from supporting the agreement.
New Orleans Saints thanked the frontline worker for their work with 19 Thanks
Non-profit 19 Thanks joined with the New Orleans Saints to thank the frontline worker in Lousiana with the help of an online video. The famous players from the Saints football team participated in the video; these include- offensive tackle Ryan Ramczyk, defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins and linebacker Alex Anzalone.
The players started by saying that we see the Saints all around in the form of front line workers who are getting into danger to keep others safe. “We see them in our hospitals and clinics. We see them in our fire departments and police stations. They are stocking our shelves, delivering our meals, keeping us safe and protected.”
Then Anzalone, Rankins, and Ramczyk inspirited everyone to join on Tuesday(May 19) at 7 p.m. to make noise, march in place and thank the front line workers.
You can view the video by clicking on this link, https://youtu.be/6y2V3t6Hib0.
The New Orleans Saints are the latest to say thanks with 19 Thanks, but before them, Dozens of celebrities and elected leaders thanked. More than 25 musicians also thanked frontline workers for their work including-Branford Marsalis, Kix Brooks, and Amanda Shaw. The video will go live at 7 p.m. on the 18 Thanks, Facebook Page.