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Archive - Nov 14, 2014

Friendship Public Charter School’s Tech Prep Academy

School Notes - October 2014

Grand Opening!

On September 24th, Friendship Public Charter School celebrated the grand opening of a state-of-the-art $18 million facility in Anacostia with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Friendship Tech Prep Academy will serve students in grades six through 12 and specialize in STEM-science, technology, engineering, math disciplines and environmental sciences. 

Weekend East City Event Round Up

Anything and Everything Edition

Thursday, November 13

Olive on Main – 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The Laurel Arts District Committee (LADC) presents a meet the artist with Racquel Keller. Keller is the fifth artist in this series of rotating showcases featuring original works by local artists. For more information, click here.

Olive on Main is located at 504 Main Street, Laurel, MD.

Gateway Arts Center – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Jess Oros is the Production Manager of East City Art. You can get more information about East City Art on Facebook, by following them on Twitter, or click here to sign up for their newsletter.

District Man Found Guilty In Two Northeast Home Invasions

The Crime Blotter - November 13

Tavon Barber, 19, of Washington, DC, was found guilty by a jury in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia of charges stemming from a pair of home invasions he committed within a roughly 20-hour period in Northeast Washington, including one in which he sexually assaulted a woman. The 21 counts included first-degree burglary, first-degree burglary while armed, assault with intent to commit first-degree sexual abuse while armed, three counts of third-degree sexual abuse while armed, three counts of assault with a dangerous weapon, and related offenses.

The Blotter is based on the reports posted on Nov. 14, 2014 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listerv.