17 Dec 2018

Opinions:

DC Catholic Church Lawyers and Sexual Assault

The following is an opinion by K. Denise Rucker Krepp, a Washington, DC, elected official and former Maritime Administration Chief Counsel Earlier this year, a grand jury released a 900-page report highlighting 70 years of sexual abuse by Catholic priests in Pennsylvania. Sadly, this abuse wasn’t limited to one state and the District of Columbia Attorney […]


17 Dec 2018

History:

Lost Capitol Hill: The Tri-Phibian

While the Capitol has been the backdrop for, and even the site of, many feats of flying, none have managed to combine hilarity with tragedy quite like the one a number of newsreel cameras managed to catch on October 25, 1935. Crowds had gathered on the lawn of the Library of Congress that day to […]


14 Dec 2018

ANC:

Update from your ANC commissioners

We periodically share updates from your ANC commissioners. Although these are most pertinent to particular single member districts (SMDs), we feel the information shared can be of interest to the whole Capitol Hill community. Are you an ANC commissioner who shares regular updates? Add thehillishome@gmail.com to your distribution list, please! – Maria Helena Carey & […]


14 Dec 2018

New Hill East:

Do you agree with #HailNoRFK? Sign this petition

This week, we learned that the Mayor has been in talks with Republican leadership in congress to retain control of the federal land on which Robert F. Kennedy memorial stadium (RFK) sits. While it’s a worthy goal to try to keep the District in control of these lands, achieving this goal seems to be a […]


14 Dec 2018

Photography:

Hill’s Eye View: Share your sparkle!

@betsypoos We love your little elf and the gorgeous Capitol Christmas tree. Thanks for sharing her and spreading your yuletide joy. Dear readers, please share your photos too. We take elves, reindeer, dogs, cats, decked halls — the list goes on. Tag them #thehillishome; we wan’t wait to see them!


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