WHAT’S UP WEDNESDAY (THURSDAY): 05/08/19

Wednesday, May 16, 2019 In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day. The week in which that dates falls is National Police Week. This year National Police week is May 12, 2019 through May 18, 2019. In honor of National Police week, we would like […]

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WHAT’S UP WEDNESDAY: 05/08/19

Wednesday, May 08, 2019 This Mother’s Day, like most holidays, will bring with it an acute awareness of our family’s missing piece. In 1980, 13-year-old Cari Lightner of Fair Oaks, California, was walking along a quiet road on her way to a church carnival when a car swerved out of control, striking and killing her. […]

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WHAT’S UP WEDNESDAY: 05/01/19

Wednesday, May 01, 2019 Birds are a familiar and welcomed sight along the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway. Brown pelicans glide close to the Bridge. Flocks of brown boobies travel alongside and beneath the Causeway. Also large frenzied swarms of purple martins appear at each end of the bridge up in January through November (peak travel in […]

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WHAT’S UP WEDNESDAY: 04/24/19

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 There have been 52 DWI arrests on the Causeway Bridge so far this year. In an effort to reduce the number of injuries and fatalities resulting from unrestrained motorist in traffic crashes, the Causeway Police Department will participate in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s “Buckle Up in your Truck” program. […]

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WHAT’S UP WEDNESDAY: 04/17/19

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 As of March 31st, there have been 27 crashes, 16 injuries and 789 responses to breakdowns on the Causeway Bridge. Easter season is right around the corner and many of us will buy candy to prepare for the holiday. One of the most popular sugar items purchased for the Easter holiday […]

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What’s Up Wednesday: 04/10/19

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 As of March 31, 2019, there have been 27 crashes and 16 injuries on the Causeway Bridge. The last and final season for “Game of Thrones” starts on Sunday, April 14, 2019. Fans of the show have waited for nearly two years for this last season to air. Do not miss […]

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What’s Up Wednesday: 04/03/19

Wednesday, April 03, 2019 As of March 31st, there have been 27 crashes on the Causeway Bridge. Most people are familiar with the song “Hello”. It is a song by British singer-songwriter Adele, released in October 2015. It won three Grammy Awards (Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Pop Solo Performance). […]

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What’s Up Wednesday: 03/27/19

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 There have been 33 DWI arrests on the Causeway Bridge so far this year. Driving while exhausted has serious consequences. It can lead to car accidents and possibly harm, not just the driver, but anyone else in the vehicle. According to the National Sleep Association (NSA) sixty percent of adults in […]

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