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Two candidates, Ed Lazere, who is on leave from his post as executive director of the left-leaning D.C. Fiscal Policy Institute, and Calvin Gurley, an accountant and frequent political candidate, are hoping to secure the Democratic nomination for City...
By ADIN McGURK The Wilson Beacon Just months from the graduation of Wilson’s class of 2018, 42 percent of class members are short of the required 100 community service hours, and 14 percent have no hours at all. This has not gone...
The chair of the Ward 1 Democrats resigned last Wednesday. Brian Footer told an emergency meeting of the Ward One Dems that his new job as a health consultant with Deloite Touche, a multi-billion dollar consulting, advisory and tax service...
Garrison Elementary School will hold its 4th annual community auction online from April 30 to May 4. The school is asking for donations (an item or gift certificate) that will be auctioned to raise money for great programs for...
Jack Moore said a 2009 heart attack was the wake-up call for how he was eating. “For 20 years I had been eating oatmeal and skim milk for breakfast,” Moore said. “After my heart attack, I switched to bacon and...
The fourth annual Oral Cancer Awareness Walk & Run in memory of Peter Hoffman will take place on April 14 at the Sligo-Dennis Avenue Park in Silver Spring. The event is organized by Hoffman’s family, in partnership with the Oral...
Meet Tortellini! Tortellini is a sweet 3-year-old who is ready for a lucky break. Surrendered by her owner, Tortellini came to HRA pregnant, underweight and a bit shy. A nutrition program was prescribed and she has gained some of her weight...
Georgetown Park was geared up for March Madness with the launch of Church Hall and an art installation that pays tribute to Georgetown Hoyas basketball legends. The two-panel, large-scale installation was created by acclaimed artist Elliot Gerard and installed by...
The D.C. Fencers Club recently saluted Amanda Sirico (Bowie, MD) and Isaac Shelanski (Washington, D.C.), who both earned individual bronze medals at the 2018 National Collegiate Men’s and Women’s Fencing Championships. The championships were held at Pennsylvania State University on...
The District of Columbia State Athletic Association recently announced its All-State basketball teams. The teams were selected by voting among the coaches. GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Azzi Fudd, St. John's. FIRST TEAM: Nalani Lyde, Sidwell Friends; Tatyana Seymour, Bell; Ellie...

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