Author Archives: Taryn Finley

  • Three-Time Survivor Woman Exposes Cancer Through The Lens

    Andrene Taylor celebrated her 35th birthday a day early Sept. 23 with cake, drinks, friends and an exhibit of photos of women who have survived cancer. Seven women of different shades of Black stood before a crowd in a D.C. Chinatown gallery to share their battle with the ugly beast that is ...

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  • Prince George’s Police Work to Quell Motorcycle Deaths

    The wreck happened in the waning hours of May 2, a Thursday, at a well-traveled intersection in Brandywine. According to police, a blue Chrysler van traveling southbound on Route 301 at Shortcut Road failed to yield to oncoming traffic. Traveling in the northbound lanes were two motorcycles, ...

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  • Kingman Park Leaders Continue Car Barn Fight

    Some residents of a Northeast Washington community near Spingarn High School are still fighting to stop construction of a facility by District officials to store and maintain trolley cars adjacent to the historic school. The residents said their letters and phone calls to Mayor Vincent Gray, ...

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  • District Youth Takes Medals in South Korea

    While the vast majority of 14-year-olds are still in bed at 6 a.m. on Saturday mornings, O’Conner Anderson III is preparing to hit the ice. He rises early, eats breakfast, grabs his skating gear and heads to Fort Dupont Ice Arena in Southeast Washington, where for the last six years, ...

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  • Activist Mark Dixon Remembered for Service

    Family and friends gathered at Mount Airy Baptist Church on Feb. 2 to commemorate the life and legacy of Mark Dixon, an influential advisory neighborhood commissioner (ANC) whose only vice seemed to be the soft drink Mountain Dew. He died Jan. 23 at age 70 after a brief illness. Attendees to ...

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