The Hill Rag

04/28/2017 - 12:42pm
Ice cream, a veterinary hospital and a home linens store are coming to the North Building of the Hine Project redevelopment on the 700 block Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Stanton Development announced April 28. The project signed the leases for each of the new tenants—Trickling Springs Creamery, District Veterinary Hospital and Antiochia—and expect to have the spaces open by the late fall in 2017. District Veterinary Hospital will run in a 5,000-square-foot space for dogs and cats with... >>more
04/28/2017 - 11:42am
The Holy Comforter St. Cyprian Community Action Group (CAG) officially opened its doors at its new headquarters in the Hill East at 124 15th St. SE April 28.  The CAG’s new Harold J. Gordon Building will house its administrative offices and host its educational programs for those suffering from substance abuse. No medications or medical staff will work at the 15th Street site, as CAG President Janice Gordon confirmed with the Hill Rag in a previous article. CAG focuses on educational... >>more
04/28/2017 - 9:56am
At 4:40 p.m., police arrested a woman on the 700 block of H Street NE on charges of Theft Second Degree. In Other News There were thefts on: the 1900 block of Benning Road NE; the 600 block of 24th St. NE; the 600 block of H St. NE; the 700 block of H St. NE; the unit block of G St. SW; the 400 block of Eighth St. NE. There was a theft from a car on the 700 block of Third St. NE. There was an assault with a dangerous weapon on the 1300 block of H St. NE. There was a robbery on the 1200 block... >>more
04/28/2017 - 12:00am
All I can say is: Sorry,         that she died without my name. Now, I'll tell you the whole story         and where I would place the blame. It's not true, what some are saying,         that I failed to heed her plea. I was serving in the army         far away across the sea. When her letters turned more somber,      ... >>more
04/28/2017 - 12:00am
Guidelines and applications are now available for the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (CAH) FY18 grant programs for the spring/summer application cycle.   Grants currently available for individuals include: Arts and Humanities Fellowship Program (deadline,  May 26); Projects, Events or Festivals-Cycle 1 ( deadline, June 9); Public Art Building Communities-Cycle 1 (deadline, June 16); Art Bank: The Washingtonia Collection (Deadline, June 23).   Grants currently available... >>more
04/27/2017 - 11:48am
Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day with your Capitol Hill bookstores this Saturday, April 25. Fairy Godmother Children’s Bookstore (319 Seventh St. SE) is celebrating with free books for children from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Children can get one free copy of a used, out of print or slightly worn book ranging from toddler to young adult level. Fairy Godmother has served Capitol Hill as an independent bookstore for more than 33 years. East City Bookshop (645 Pennsylvania Ave. SE) will celebrate... >>more
04/27/2017 - 9:31am
A man was shot in the legs on the 1300 block of H Street NE around 12:45 a.m. on April 27. He did not suffer life-threatening injuries. Police are searching for the suspect. In Other News At 7 a.m., police arrested a man on the 100 block of M Street SW on charges of Theft First Degree of a car. At 4:50 a.m., police arrested a man on the corner of Independence Avenue and Second Street SE on charges of Driving Under the Influence. At 3:40 p.m., police arrested a man on the 300 block of 14th... >>more
04/26/2017 - 12:46pm
The National Capital Bank of Washington has announced that Robin Robertson has joined the Bank as Senior Vice President, Retail Banking Director for its Washington metropolitan branch network. Robertson has over twenty years of banking experience in branch management and branch operations, as well as bank marketing, most recently with Cardinal Bank, where she was Director of Marketing. In her new role, Robertson will be responsible for driving sales and service performance of its retail teams... >>more
04/26/2017 - 12:39pm
The National Capital Bank of Washington (NCB) reported net income of$1,173,000, or $4.07 per common share, for the three months ended March 31, 2017, compared to $1,819,000, or $6.31 per share, for the three months ended March 31, 2016. NCB continues to improve asset quality which resulted in a reversal of loan provision expense in the amount of $1,264,000 for the first quarter of 2017 compared to a $1,895,000 provision reversal for the first quarter of 2016. Non-performing loans to total loans... >>more