06 Mar 2018

Editorials:

Why I won’t be voting for Mayor Bowser

In a “turn back time” moment, I recently read a March 2014 opinion piece by Washington Post writer Robert McCartney about Muriel Bowser. At the time, she was a candidate for mayor and Mr. McCartney questioned Ms. Bowser’s commitment to affordable housing. Can she implement them, he wondered and then ended with the statement that […]


22 Jan 2018

Editorials:

Don’t Designate Kingman Park as a Historic District

Tamara Blair, a longtime Kingman Park resident, wrote the following opinion in regards to the potential historic designation for her neighborhood. A hearing will take place on Thursday, January 25, at 9 a.m., to weigh in on the historic status. If you wish to support Kingman Park residents in opposing the historic status, fill out their […]


27 Nov 2017

History:

How Falsehoods Become the Truth

Two years ago, I wrote a piece on Anne Royall, a worthy subject if I ever had one. A strong 19th century female who was not only involved in an urban legend, but lived on the Hill, was tried and convicted of being “a common scold” at that time, and ended up being buried in Congressional Cemetery? […]


15 Nov 2017

Editorials:

A Discrepancy in Rape Statistics

ANC Commissioner and George Washington University alumna Denise Krepp wanted to share this opinion with the public. While all the universities in the District of Columbia welcome a diverse student body from all areas of the country and the world, our children attend high school and college at these campuses as well. Awareness of the […]


07 Nov 2017

Editorials:

Saying YES to Community-Building and Supporting Neighbors

Capitol Hill has long been a community that cares about it citizens and neighbors. In 1937, the Eastern Branch Boys and Girls Club (261 17th St. SE) opened to create a space that provided social and recreational activities, life skills, and wellness for boys and girls in the community. Today, we have the opportunity to […]


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