On the evening of Dec. 5, I was walking on the north side of the 3700 block of Cathedral Avenue NW when I fell, hitting my forehead directly on the pavement. There had been rain that evening, and the...
As a member of the federal community who served our country for years, I am concerned with an attempt to force current U.S. Postal Service retirees onto Medicare Part B after they previously declined this coverage. While hailed as...
By Channing Wickham and Walter Smith As 2018 begins, it is a good time to reflect on the progress toward making the District a safe, inclusive place for people to live and work, and look ahead to our next steps....
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'm a new D.C. resident, having recently moved from Brooklyn. First of all, I really enjoy reading The Current, as it has helped me orient myself geographically and psychologically in my new home. Second, it is hard to believe the...
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...
After reading your editorial in the 12/20 edition, I would like to add Foxhall/Palisades to the list of poorly served neighborhoods. Packages are shown as delivered even if they haven’t been (Amazon is very well aware of the problem)...
By Mary Cheh Since 2008, the Lab School of Washington has occupied the old Hardy School building on Foxhall Road as a satellite to its main campus. The Lab School serves students with learning disabilities in the District, providing an...
There was nothing “intricate” about the “partnership” for the West End Library, as described in the Nov. 29 article “New West End Library on track to open next week.”  Anyone can do the math. EastBanc developers paid zero dollars...
It is interesting that D.C. Public Library executive director Richard Reyes-Gavilan appears to consider the private-public development of the new library to be such a success . Your article quotes him as saying, “We get the space at very...

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