Organized “villages” in D.C. help meet the needs of a growing population of seniors so they can successfully live in their own homes. In addition to the services we discussed in last week’s column, Northwest Neighbors Village runs a...
The lack of sidewalks on some streets in our association’s Hawthorne neighborhood near Rock Creek Park has been a contentious issue in recent years. Advocates say that sidewalks afford residents and visitors a safe place to walk around the...
Crime trends in our association’s area are encouraging. In the 60 days ending last Thursday, overall crime in Police Service Area 201 was down 30 percent compared with the same period last year, and reported thefts from vehicles showed...
ANC 1B Lower Columbia Heights, Lower Georgia Avenue, Shaw, U Street, Pleasant Plains The commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 1, at the D.C. Housing Finance Agency, 815 Florida Ave. NW. For details, visit anc1b.org. ANC 1C Adams Morgan The commission will...
The active senior citizens’ community in our association’s area has been advocating more programs at the Chevy Chase Community Center for older residents. Thanks to the support of Ward 3 D.C Council member Mary Cheh, the Department of Parks...
Advisory Neighborhood Commissions Meeting Notices and Agenda Highlights To find links to your ANC’s website, click here. Visit the District’s ANC office to see maps of commission boundaries by ward. ANC 1B Lower Columbia Heights, Lower Georgia Avenue, Shaw, U Street, Pleasant Plains The...
ANC 3/4G - Chevy Chase At the March 25th meeting: *Commissioner Rebecca Maydak invited residents to a public safety meeting for transportation at Lafayette Elementary School on April 9th at 6:30pm. *Community Relations and Services Specialist Gabrielle Priest of Mayor Muriel...
On Sunday evening at the Cafritz residence, Betsy Emes of our association hosted an elegant fundraiser to support the Trees for Georgetown program. Recognizing the continuing need to plant a range of species for tree boxes along our sidewalks, Trees...
The Friends of the Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library Children’s Book Sale was a success!  Seven tables were reduced to two.  Organizers hope that more teens will stop by next time, because the collection of young adult books is...
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton told the Chevy Chase Advisory Neighborhood Commission, ANC3/4G, that proponents of turning over tiny National Parks in the District — such as Dupont Circle — will not be successful.             ...

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