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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...
Childhood homes play an outsized role in our memories. Every room tells a story; every detail recalls an emotion. The grand neo-classical at 3212 Garfield St. NW is full of design elements that would enchant adults and children alike -...
Most crossovers aim to be pretty functional vehicles. Typically high and boxy, they deliver a commanding seating position and ample space for passengers and cargo. This is usually the norm in the subcompact crossover class. While these models tend...
Officials of the District’s Fire and EMS Department (FEMS) have been fanning out across the city in recent weeks to speak to community groups about a change to the 911 emergency call line. At a Feb. 26 meeting of Advisory...
The lively, sometimes raucous, discussion in Tenleytown about the proposed redevelopment of a church’s property as a Sunrise senior living facility continued last Thursday at a community meeting. Jonathan McHugh, who sits on Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3E (Tenleytown, Friendship Heights),...
When older folks who live near the East Capitol Urban Farm in Ward 7 get a garden plot of their own there, it is often a happy trip down memory lane. “Senior citizens are excited to get a plot,” said...

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