No state lines today folks, just links:
Specifically this part as it cuts across many of the Jefferson Parish topics we’ve tackled here:
Carlos Marcello was a Mafia boss who presented himself as a tomato salesman. He lived in Metairie and died in 1993.
Lee was Jefferson’s sheriff from 1980 to 2007. But he was the parish attorney when he dined at Marcello’s Grand Isle camp July 7, 1979, and spent the night there. That pre-dates digital journalism, but you can read this States-Item story about their evening. (Hat tip to Danny Gamble, our chief librarian, for the clip.)
Another must read as I take a victory lap regarding the HCA offer for the Jefferson Parish hospitals:
The heuristics is straightforward: Someone that wants to “buy a spot in the line” is willing to pay more than existing market participants for that spot. Excuse me while I take another lap….
Hancock Medical adds to lawsuit ~ Dwayne Bremer