While people debate the pros and cons of ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft, let me suggest one substantial negative — what I call the “swarm.” Unlike traditional taxis, which rely on dispatchers, cab stands and on-street hailing, these…
By Richard O. Davis For more than 127 years, Sibley has been here caring for the health and well-being of our neighbors and the community at large. Now, as a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, we are expanding our legacy…
When assessing recycled rubber infill for synthetic turf fields, it is critical to understand that potential health effects from any chemicals in the rubber have been studied extensively . The best available science indicates that there is no reason…
It was wonderful to read in The Current’s June 7 issue about Ward 3 D.C. Council member Mary Cheh including $75,000 in the budget for a senior program manager at the Chevy Chase Community Center. On behalf of all the…
Wardman Tower was not simply modernized on the interior, as The Current reports . The magnificent floor plans and details have been obliterated. The 1928 building was designed by Mihran Mesrobian — Harry Wardman’s best architect and one of the…
Tenley library needs glass roof replaced On Thursday, April 6, I was in the Tenley-Friendship Library during a heavy rainfall. The library staff had set out two rubber trash cans and three wastepaper baskets to catch the rain leaking into…
Dear Editor: At 93, I continue to be amazed at how little attention we give to "minor issues" until they become major national concerns. In Metro section of the Washington Post, two of these are written up as a D. C….
I cannot believe The Northwest Current’s June 28 front-page photo that showcases an instructor giving ukulele lessons to young students. Am I the only one who noticed she was scantily clad? What kind of message does that send? Adults…
The Washington Business Journal reported in January that the House of Representatives has approved legislation to accommodate agreements between Washington, D.C. and the National Park Service (NPS) looking toward D.C. management of federal parkland in the city. This is something…
Most of the proposed development projects in the city encounter a strong reaction against them – often with valid arguments both for and against that need to be weighed. It would seem the proposed joint development between Wisconsin Avenue Baptist…

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