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 […]


09 Oct 2017

News:

Remembering Jewel Hall, Neighbor and Michael Jackson Fan

On Saturday around 11 a.m., Jewel Hall, one of our neighbors, was crossing H Street NE at 10th Street. According to reports from NBC and the Washington Post, a gray Honda Oddysey traveling south on 10th, struck and killed Ms. Hall. Eyewitnesses saw people fleeing from the car. It’s unclear from the reports whether the driver […]


24 Jul 2017

Editorials:

What Happened to the Community’s Role in the Justice System?

Denise Krepp serves the DC community as the ANC commissioner for SMD 6B10. She shares her frustration with a recent email exchange regarding a criminal investigation in her SMD; however, her concerns affect us all in Ward 6 and throughout the city. Please read and share. – María Helena Carey   In January 2017, a […]


10 Jul 2017

Editorials:

Maryland Drivers: Reality or Stereotype?

Recently, WAMU reporter Martin Austermuhle shared via Twitter a thought-provoking email he’d received. A reader took exception to Austermuhle’s (and, frankly, a lot of local Twitter’s) derision of Maryland drivers. The reader, herself a Maryland resident (and driver), felt that complaining about Maryland drivers in DC was a racist act: singling out former residents of DC […]


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