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Recent letters to the editor about the proposed Superfresh development completely missed the point. This development site is entirely within American University Park. None of Massachusetts Avenue is part of AU Park. The site will and should be redeveloped, but...
Every year, on the third Thursday of November, communities across the nation take part in the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout. This year, a new D.C. community group – Residents for a Smoke Free McLean Gardens – used...
I am writing to express my strong opposition to the request by George Washington University Hospital to install a helipad. My primary concern is service redundancy. MedStar Washington Hospital Center has an existing helipad 3.5 miles from George Washington University....
The DC Preservation League continues its purposeless efforts to preserve the crumbling West Heating Plant eyesore. At the time of its construction, the West Heating Plant design was deemed “minimalist” and “utilitarian” — polite media words indicating a design reflecting...
Having spent virtually all of my adult life chided by family and friends for my slow driving, it is no surprise that in nearly 30 years behind the wheel I had only been cited once for speeding. However, over the...
I have been in sports all my life, even making the National Soccer Hall of Fame in 1996. Sports taught me lessons in life that have stayed with me for over 80 years. Winning is easy with good feelings, a...
Thank you for writing your recent article on the Klingle Valley Trail . I am grateful for the trail, but I have several concerns. When walking Klingle, I was a bit surprised by how the trail crosses the path of...
We write regarding The Current’s Oct. 18 article concerning the proposed Sunrise Assisted Living-Wisconsin Avenue Baptist Church development at 3920 Alton Place NW. Having spoken to a large number of neighbors impacted by the Sunrise project, we are writing...
By Troy Kravitz and Jonathan McHugh Before American University and the surrounding community there is an opportunity — and an obligation — to build a functional, productive relationship. The opportunity is bolstered by new leadership, both at the university and...
Our community is rich with nonprofit organizations led by effective and compassionate leaders – many of whom have devoted their lives to this work. One such leader is Sally White, who is celebrating more than 30 years at Iona Senior...

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