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
10/24/2014 - 5:18pm
Housing Counseling Services, Inc., a HUD approved non-profit housing counseling agency is one of the few housing counseling agencies in the DC metro area that has certified reverse mortgage counselors on staff. Housing Counseling Services has added... >>more
10/24/2014 - 3:39pm
There were burglaries on: the 2609 block of Stanton Rd. SE at 3 p.m.; the 400 block of Oakwood St. SE at 11:33 a.m.; the 151 block of Joliet St. SW at 7:30 a.m.; the 4000 block of 3rd St. SE at 8:15 p.m. There were robberies on: the 3030 block of... >>more
10/24/2014 - 2:37pm
The District Department of Transportation has announced the publication of revised proposed rules to establish routes and hours of operation for the DC Streetcar system, and prohibit actions that impede DC Streetcar operations. The revised... >>more
10/24/2014 - 12:00am
On Oct. 24, the District Snow Team prepared for the upcoming snow season by participating in a dry run. Crews from the Department of Public Works and the District Department of Transportation staged the emergency fleet in Lot 8 behind RFK Stadium... >>more
10/23/2014 - 3:49pm
As a means of making area roadways a little less frightening this Halloween, free cab rides will be offered to would-be drunk drivers throughout the District of Columbia next Friday evening, Oct. 31. Offered by the nonprofit Washington Regional... >>more
10/21/2014 - 12:09pm
RFK Stadium will host the opening ceremony for the 2015 World Police and  Fire Games to be held on Friday, June 26. From June 26 to July 5, first responder athletes and other public safety agencies representing 70 countries will compete in 61... >>more
10/20/2014 - 9:20am
On Wednesday, Nov. 12, 9-11:30 a.m., there will be a Symposium on Diabetes at the Washington Senior Wellness Center, 3001 Alabama Ave. SE. Utility Companies will be available to discuss discounts for seniors for Verizon, Pepco, Washington Gas. Lunch... >>more
10/20/2014 - 12:00am
Youth ReEngagement Center has opened at the Department of Employment Services, 4058 Minnesota Ave. NE (2nd floor, room 2304A). The DC Youth ReEngagement Center is a initiative of the Office of the State Superintendent of Education. It serves as 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
10/15/2014 - 10:52am
When Charmia Carolina was 14 years old she had her first child, Jada. Within a year she was out of a home. “I had a lot of struggles, being homeless after having my first child. I was homeless when I had my second child,” she said in a... >>more
10/15/2014 - 10:12am
Since completing its relocation to the West Campus of St. Elizabeths in December 2013, the US Coast Guard Headquarters’ workforce has been much talked about throughout community circles, and its economic and service potential for the... >>more