Renovations to the Palisades Recreation Center began last week, promising a modernized and expanded facility with a community room, fitness room, senior room, teen area, half-court gymnasium, and new windows and doors.
The project involves a 6,000-square-foot addition to the…

Jamahri Sydnor, a recent Wilson High School graduate who was preparing to leave for college at Florida A&M University, died on Saturday two days after she was shot by a stray bullet while driving near her Northeast home, according…

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools is inducting longtime D.C. charter school advocate Malcolm “Mike” Peabody into its Hall of Fame.
Peabody founded Friends of Choice in Urban Schools (FOCUS) as a local advocacy group in 1996. It “quickly…

The Rock Creek Extreme Cleanup will take place this Saturday, April 22, with volunteers removing trash at more than 75 locations along Rock Creek’s 33 miles.
In its eight previous years, the cleanup has removed more than 16,000 bags worth…

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