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06/22/2017 - 1:46pm
There will be a celebration of the life of William ‘Bill’ R. Holdforth or "Baseball Bill," as he was known around the Hill, Thursday June 22 at 6:30 p.m. Holdforth, 66, died of a heart attack May 28. Holdforth was a bartender at the Hawk and Dove from 1973 to 1978 and again from 1987-2002, but was perhaps best known throughout the District for his reaction to the decision by Bob Short to move the Washington Senators baseball franchise to Texas in 1971. Holdforth lost his... >>more
06/22/2017 - 12:17pm
Police are looking for help to identify and find a person of interest after an armed robbery of a convenience store in the 700 block of H Street NE. At about 5:01 a.m. on Tuesday June 20 2017, an individual entered the store and pulled out a handgun. The suspect demanded money from the clerks. The clerks did as he asked and the suspect took the money and fled the store. The person of interest can be seen in this video. Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-... >>more
06/21/2017 - 1:51pm
Thursday night will be a musical good time at Corner Store Arts. At 7:30 this Thursday June 22, California-based folk artists Kelly McFarling and John Elliott will play a show at Corner Store Arts. McFarling is an Atlanta, Georgia born San Francisco-based folk singer songwriter who has been hosted at both  Corner Store Arts here in DC, as well as the Corner Store West Mountain Jam in California. They like her THAT much. McFarling’s work is reflective of transitions, the... >>more
06/21/2017 - 9:19am
Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s First District announced that an arrest has been made in connection with a shooting that occurred on Wednesday, June 14. At approximately 9:42 p.m., members of the First District responded to reports of gun shots fired in the 1300 block of Half Street SW. When they got there, they discovered an adult male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Emergency personnel transported the victim to hospital for treatment of non-life threatening... >>more
06/21/2017 - 8:13am
Former Councilmember Jim Graham will lie in state at the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW) this Friday, June 23 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., representatives from District Council said. A program will begin after the Councilmember’s remains have been brought into the building, with remarks delivered by elected officials, dignitaries and special guests.   A viewing and religious service will take place Saturday, June 24 at All Souls Unitarian Church (1500 Harvard St.... >>more
06/20/2017 - 2:20pm
The June meeting of the Outreach and Constituent Services Task Force (OCSTF) takes place Tuesday, June 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Hill Center at Old Naval Hospital. The meeting will feature a presentation from Jennifer Niles, Deputy Mayor for Education, focusing on the facilities needs of Capitol Hill Montessori at Logan. Modernization for the school was accelerated in the District Budget for the 2018 Fiscal Year. At the May meeting of Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 6B, Niles appeared to... >>more
06/20/2017 - 1:13pm
Celebrate the start of summer with Councilmember Anita Bonds (D-At Large) this Wednesday evening! Councilmember Bonds will have her Ward 6 Community Chat on Wednesday June 21, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Lavagna (539 8th St. SE). Lite fare will be provided. The event is hosted by Near Community Partners and the Ward 6 Democrats. >>more
06/20/2017 - 10:51am
Police are asking for help to identify and find two people of interest after an armed robbery with a gun in the 1200 block of I ("Eye") Street NE on Tuesday May 30, 2017. On Tuesday night at about 10:40 p.m., two suspects approached the victim. One of the two suspects showed a gun and demanded the victim's property. The victim gave it to them, and the suspects fled the scene. The persons of interest can be seen in this video. Robbery on H Street NE Police have issued an alert... >>more
06/19/2017 - 12:34pm
Students from Eastern High School made a presentation June 1 in the board room of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), with senior IMF staff, including Managing Director Christine Lagarde, acting as the Executive Board. The students were part of “The Future Economists Academy,” a joint initiative by IMF staff volunteers and the non-profit organization Serve Your City, which provides opportunity and experiences for at-risk D.C. students. The goal of the Academy is to teach basic... >>more
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