East of the River

East of the River

10/11/2014 - 10:52am
ANC 8A 8A01 P. Irene Jones – A 35-year Anacostia resident, Jones stands on a platform of three goals: empower seniors, inspire youth, and engage the community. As an entrepreneur, author, and advocate for issues such as foster-care improvement... >>more
10/11/2014 - 10:12am
ANC 7B 7B06 Donovan Anderson – A 28-year Hillcrest resident, Anderson is a lawyer who specializes in cases involving children with special education needs. “I have been working in the area of education for the past 20 years as an... >>more
09/07/2014 - 9:43am
What do you call a candidate that wins an election by one vote? Mayor! Ward 4 Councilmember Muriel Bowser faces a situation qualitatively different from any previous Democratic nominee for mayor. Typically, Wards 5, 7 and 8 provide a cushion of blue... >>more
10/30/2014 - 7:31pm
The Dorothy I.Height/Benning Library is forming a Friends group. The mission is to promote library services, raise funds for special events and advocate for the library. The next meeting is Nov. 3, 6-7 p.m., library lower level, 3935 Benning Rd. NE... >>more
10/30/2014 - 5:34pm
The District Department of Transportation has released the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Anacostia Streetcar Extension Environmental Assessment (EA) and Section 106 Evaluation. The FONSI was prepared in accordance with the... >>more
10/30/2014 - 12:12pm
New in 2015, the National Cherry Blossom Festival's Anacostia River Festival will take place in Anacostia Park on Sunday, Apr. 12. The event merges the arts, health, environment, and recreation, with activities including canoeing, kayaking, bird... >>more
10/30/2014 - 10:25am
On Tuesday, Oct. 28th at approximately 4:06 p.m., two men were seen in a surveillance video in connection with the Armed Robbery of an Establishment. One man was holding a toddler in a front sling and stood outside. He was seen in the video talking... >>more
10/29/2014 - 5:49pm
The District Department of Transportation will conduct geotechnical sub-surface exploration for Kenilworth Ave. NE (I-295 Northbound), Nov. 1-6, 7 p.m.-6 a.m., weather permitting. The operation will take one vehicle lane of travel.   Two... >>more
10/29/2014 - 3:18pm
Leaf collection runs from Nov. 3, through Jan. 10. Residents should note that the same crews that collect leaves also remove snow, so leaf collection may be interrupted for snow removal duties. Leaves will be removed from neighborhood treeboxes at... >>more
10/27/2014 - 3:30pm
Pepco and Casey Trees are offering 250 trees on a first come first serve basis to DC homeowners through its "Right Tree Right Place" tree planting program. You can request up to two trees and schedule a consultation visit with Casey Trees... >>more
10/27/2014 - 1:06pm
On Thursday, Nov. 20, leaders sleep outside so homeless youth don't have to. Last year in the Greater DC Region, 57% of homeless young people spent at least one day every month without food, 49% lacked high school diploma or GED, 84% were... >>more
10/27/2014 - 8:48am
Walk into Radici and you’ll feel as if you’re in an Italian alimentary or market – from the authentic Italian terracotta at your feet, the hanging Venetian globes, to the beautiful paper-wrapped dry pastas or artisan produced... >>more
10/26/2014 - 12:00am
The U.S. Navy Memorial, Washington Revels, and the Folklore Society of Greater Washington present the second annual Capital Maritime Music Fest, an all-day family-friendly festival featuring soul-stirring songs of the sea, thrilling workshops, a... >>more
10/17/2014 - 10:43am
With only 19 days left until the DC General Election, The DC Board of Elections is making all of the necessary preparations to accommodate the voting public. Among them is Early Voting which begins at One Judiciary Square on Oct. 20 and runs through... >>more
10/15/2014 - 11:12am
Recent news feeds have been flooded with videos and social media discussions about Baltimore Ravens football player Ray Rice and the incident involving him punching his fiancée, Janay, twice in an elevator. But as many people know, domestic... >>more