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
10/23/2014 - 10:13am
On Oct. 22nd, an unfortunate offense took place on the 3600 block of Suitland Rd. SE at 7:25 p.m. An individual was assaulted with a knife and police are investigating the crime. MPD urges anyone with information to contact them at (202) 727-9099.... >>more
10/22/2014 - 1:13pm
On Oct. 20, citizens reported a shooting on Fort Davis and Q Streets. According to one resident, 911 was down during the time of the shooting. Police are currently investigating the shooting and ask anyone with information to contact MPD at (202)... >>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
10/19/2014 - 12:00am
On Oct. 20 through Oct. 24, the DC Department of Transportation (DDOT) will repair a bridge deck joint on the inbound two left lanes of the 14th Street Bridge (I-395), over the Potomac River, weather permitting. DDOT encourages all motorists to stay... >>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
10/15/2014 - 9:42am
Here in the city, we are used to seeing additions to our skyline, but seldom do we watch a piece of it being removed.  Yet that is what is underway along our Anacostia River at Benning Road, where the old (1906) Benning Power Plant is being... >>more
10/15/2014 - 9:12am
“DC is blessed to have a huge amount of green space,” said Nathan Harrington, Congress Heights resident and former president of the Committee to Restore Shepherd Parkway (formerly the Shepherd Parkway Committee), “and Shepherd... >>more