In a Surprise Move, D.C. Commission Denies ExelonPepco Merger

The public utility board of the District of Columbia shocked many residents when it denied the Pepco-Exelon merger application on Aug. 25. The Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia rejected the request for a merger of...

Cohen Discusses Role as Acting U.S. Attorney

Vincent Cohen Jr. has served as the Acting United States Attorney for the District of Columbia since April 1, when his boss and friend, Ronald Machen, left the position to practice law privately. Cohen,...

Mixed Views on New Metropolitan Police Program

A controversial crime fighting tool that some District residents support while others don’t is set to be launched in the near future. All Hands on Deck, the program where all available police officers and recruits of...

Church Anniversary Celebration

The First Baptist Church of Deanwood located at 1008 45th Street NE will hold an Anniversary Celebration 10+Years of Service on Sept. 19 from 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Well Beyond HIV Art Exhibition

Walgreens will host the Well Beyond HIV art exhibition from September 10-11. The exhibit, curated in collaboration with Walgreens and The Graying of AIDS, focuses on the challenges and triumphs of those aging with...

Africana Festival

A three day festival celebrating family, culture, and entertainment of the African Diaspora will be held Aug 28 through Aug. 30 on Atlantic Avenue. The State Farm FunkFest Beach Party kicks off on Aug....

D.C. Residents Support ‘Barry High School’

The members of the D.C. Commission to Commemorate and Recognize the Honorable Marion S. Barry Jr., held a public hearing on Aug. 19 at the Southeast Tennis and Learning Center with 40 people attending....

D.C. Suspects Wanted

The Metropolitan Police Department seeks the public’s assistance in identifying three persons of interest in reference to a Burglary II incident which occurred in the 1500 block of 6th Street NW on July 7...

D.C. Commission Votes No on Pepco, Exelon Merger

The Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia did not approve the merger between Pepco Holdings and Exelon Corporation on Aug. 25 by a unanimous vote. According to the commission, the companies didn’t...

Race for Education

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Xi Omega Chapter in partnership with The Pearl and Ivy Educational Foundation will host the Norma E. Boyd 5K Race for Education at Rock Creek Park, 16 and 17 Streets...

Save the Date: ASALH Centennial

The Association for the Study of African American Life and History will be holding its Centennial Founder’s Day celebration on Sept. 9 from 4 p.m. – 6p.m. at the Shiloh Baptist Church, 1510 9th...

Free English Classes

The Literacy Council of Montgomery County (LCMC) will hold English literacy classes at the Gaithersburg Library, 18330 Montgomery Village Avenue, and the Upcounty Regional Services Center, 12900 Middlebrook Rd., in the Fall of 2015...

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