Apr 9 2015 Engineers say buildings must be removed immediately due to imminent safety concern

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April 9, 2015                                                   Dave Marchal, 574-3216                                              

Engineers say buildings must be removed immediately due to imminent safety concern  

Apr 8 2015 Mayor seeks federal disaster aid for flooding

Mayor Greg Fischer says the city is moving quickly to seek federal disaster assistance for both individual and public damage and losses stemming from the record rainfall last week.

Apr 7 2015 Cyclouvia Returns to Frankfort Avenue on Sunday, April 19th

Cyclouvia - the popular event showcasing alternative transportation - is returning to a two-mile stretch of Frankfort Avenue on Sunday, April 19th, Mayor Greg Fischer announced.

Frankfort Avenue from Pope Street to Stilz Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic from 2-6 p.m. During the event, the two middle lanes of Frankfort Avenue will be open to bicycle use, and the two outer curb lanes will be used only for pedestrians and other non-bicycle usage.

Apr 7 2015 Councilman Magre invites District 10 to “Shakespeare in the Parks” in Emerson Parks on Friday, April 10th

Councilman Steve Magre (D-10) is hosting a special event for residents in and around Emerson Park in the Schnitzelburg neighborhood as  “Shakespeare in the Parks” brings Macbeth to the park on Friday, April 10th at 6:00pm.

Apr 7 2015 Councilman James brings “Shakespeare in the Parks” production of Macbeth to South Central Park on April 11th

After a successful inaugural year, Councilman David James and other Metro Council members are partnering again with Kentucky Shakespeare for “Shakespeare in the Parks. Councilman James announces South Central Park will present a free production of Macbeth on Saturday, April 11th.

Apr 6 2015 Sixteen Small Businesses Receive Loans Totaling $115,000

Louisville Community Services’ Agency Loans help local businesses grow and develop 

Loans totaling $115,000 have been awarded to 16 small businesses to help them start or expand. The loans are part of a program to support microbusinesses – those with five or fewer employees – created by the Louisville Metro Department of Community Services.

Apr 6 2015 Annual Plant and Herb Sale, April 11 & 12

 Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing will celebrate the return of spring with its annual Plant and Herb Sale on Saturday, April 11, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday, April 12, Noon to 3 p.m. (An Early Bird Sale will take place Friday, April 10, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.)

The Riverside Garden Club will offer a variety of herbs, perennials, annuals, Kentucky native species, heirloom tomatoes, gardening items and good gardening advice!

Apr 6 2015 Intern to Earn and College to Career Programs Partner to Provide Full Complement of Student Internship Opportunities

KentuckianaWorks is rolling out its new College to Career internship program this summer by connecting local rising junior and senior college students with area companies that offer paid internships. KentuckianaWorks is partnering with Greater Louisville Inc.’s Intern to Earn program, as well as Louisville Metro Government and local postsecondary institutions, to pilot the program.

Apr 6 2015 Mayor seeks federal disaster aid for flooding; Seven drop-off sites set for flood debris; Number set up for citizens affected by GE fire

Mayor Greg Fischer today continued the city’s action to seek federal disaster assistance in the wake of the recent record flooding by signing an order, declaring a local state of emergency.
Fischer directed the city’s Emergency Management Agency to lead the process of gathering all damage and cost estimates citywide to be able to quickly apply for federal aid related to both individual and public losses stemming from the record rainfall last week.

Apr 5 2015 Councilman James brings “Shakespeare in the Parks” production of Macbeth to South Central Park on April 11th

After a successful inaugural year, Councilman David James and other Metro Council members are partnering again with Kentucky Shakespeare for “Shakespeare in the Parks. Councilman James announces South Central Park will present a free production of Macbeth on Saturday, April 11th

Apr 3 2015 President’s visit spotlights Louisville’s innovative approach to tech job training

Louisville’s innovative efforts to provide coding training to get more people qualified for higher-paying technology jobs was in the national spotlight during President Barack Obama’s visit Thursday to Louisville technology firm, Indatus.

Apr 3 2015 Councilman James encourages volunteers to get Central Park cleaned up for spring on Saturday, April 11th

One of Old Louisville’s nicest attractions for young and old alike is Central Park and it’s time to get the park ready for warmer weather and fun. On Saturday April 11th, volunteers will get the park ready for spring and summer as part of the Community-wide Brightside Cleanup beginning at 8:30am.

Apr 3 2015 Councilwoman Hamilton brings “Shakespeare in the Parks” production of Macbeth to Shawnee Park on April 11th

Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5) is inviting everyone to a special free celebration on Saturday, April 11th, when “Shakespeare in the Parks” brings Macbeth to Shawnee Park

Apr 3 2015 Councilman James joins Walnut Street Baptist Church in celebration of its 200th Anniversary on Saturday, April 11th

One of Louisville’s oldest churches will take time to celebrate its 200th anniversary by inviting everyone to a block party on Saturday, April 11th as a way of honoring the Walnut Street Baptist Church as it reflects on its service to the community

Apr 3 2015 Mayor announces expansion of nationally recognized Code Louisville project

The innovative Code Louisville tech-training program, a focus of President Obama’s visit to Louisville Thursday, is being expanded to help even more people get training for higher-paying technology jobs, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.