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Glass of sangria??Don’t mind if I do

Glass of sangria??Don’t mind if I do

Editor August 4, 2011 Comments Off on Glass of sangria??Don’t mind if I do

My best friend came to visit last week and brought along her three kids–ages 7, 5 and nearly 2. Add those to my mix of children–ages 5, 3 and 1, and you have mayhem.

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Caruso, now 15 pounds down, sees a different person in the mirror

Caruso, now 15 pounds down, sees a different person in the mirror

Editor July 29, 2011 Comments Off on Caruso, now 15 pounds down, sees a different person in the mirror

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL — When Sam Caruso Jr. looks in the mirror these days, he sees the same face that he saw three months ago. But other than a slightly

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Smallwood sees many positive  changes in three months of program

Smallwood sees many positive changes in three months of program

Editor July 29, 2011 Comments Off on Smallwood sees many positive changes in three months of program

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL — As Aimee Smallwood comes to the end of the official Slim Down Slidell program, she has several ways to explain what has changed in her life.

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Therapists find iPad great for stroke victims, children

Therapists find iPad great for stroke victims, children

Editor July 29, 2011 Comments Off on Therapists find iPad great for stroke victims, children

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL — Therapists in the rehab center at Ochsner-North Shore have found the iPad to be a great new tool to help young children and adults with communication

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Third week with no change not discouraging for Smallwood

Third week with no change not discouraging for Smallwood

Editor July 22, 2011 Comments Off on Third week with no change not discouraging for Smallwood

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL — For the third week in a row, Aimee Smallwood climbed onto her scale and saw 173. No weight loss for three weeks, even though she continues

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Nearing end of program, Caruso sees ‘changed lifestyle’ happen

Nearing end of program, Caruso sees ‘changed lifestyle’ happen

Editor July 22, 2011 Comments Off on Nearing end of program, Caruso sees ‘changed lifestyle’ happen

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL — A changed lifestyle. That was the goal for Sam Caruso Jr. when he began the Slidell Memorial Hospital Slim Down Slidell program almost three months ago.

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Parish ‘Crisis Team’ answers suicide rise

Parish ‘Crisis Team’ answers suicide rise

Editor May 18, 2011 Comments Off on Parish ‘Crisis Team’ answers suicide rise

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL — The alarming problem of suicides in St. Tammany Parish was greeted with a united answer on Monday. St. Tammany Parish President Kevin Davis announced 21 different

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Williams Funeral Home founder dies at age 61

Williams Funeral Home founder dies at age 61

Editor May 9, 2011 Comments Off on Williams Funeral Home founder dies at age 61

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau PEARL RIVER — When Danny Williams began to see a lifelong career in the funeral business ahead of him, he made a promise to the people of Pearl

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Sheriff’s Office team heads to help victims

Sheriff’s Office team heads to help victims

Editor May 9, 2011 Comments Off on Sheriff’s Office team heads to help victims

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL — The St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday began what should be a parade of area organizations heading to southeastern states, offering help in the aftermath of

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Pastor for 25 years in Slidell was adopted as 2-year-old orphan

Pastor for 25 years in Slidell was adopted as 2-year-old orphan

Editor February 4, 2011 Comments Off on Pastor for 25 years in Slidell was adopted as 2-year-old orphan

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL — Like every pastor, Bob Brown is always looking for great material. As one of the two elders who are the co-leaders of Slidell Bible Chapel, he

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Kids teaching kids to start business, and help charities

Kids teaching kids to start business, and help charities

Kevin Chiri June 6, 2010 0

Slidell workshop set at Cross Gates By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL — Anyone who is worried about the future of Slidell’s children, wondering if they are spending their lives on the computer,

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New Goals

New Goals

Kevin Chiri May 6, 2010 0

By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL — For most 16-year-old teenagers, there are ideas about what the future will hold, and goals for life. But by the time most make it to 40,

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Alzheimer’s Angels program moves to STARC adult day care facility

Alzheimer’s Angels program moves to STARC adult day care facility

Kevin Chiri April 6, 2010 0

Slidell news bureau SLIDELL — The Alzheimer’s Angel Program has found a new home. Started in 1999 as a mission of Aldersgate Methodist Church, due largely to the leadership of Mary Ellen Kilanowski, the

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Living the Dream

Living the Dream

Kevin Chiri April 6, 2010 0

Slidell’s Brian Stoltz has quietly gone places most rock and rollers could only dream of going By KEVIN CHIRI Slidell news bureau SLIDELL — Brian Stoltz has gone places in the music industry that

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