Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

Giant Food’s Ninth Annual Stuff-A-Truck a Hit in 2010

Giant Food of Landover, Md., with WTTG Fox 5 and CBS Radio Stations WPGC 95.5, 106.7 The Fan, 94.7 Fresh and 99.1 El Zol,...

Journalists’ Roundtable Christmas Party

Isabel Wilkerson discusses her critically acclaimed book, The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration Dec. 18, at a holiday...

Students from Bowie State to Study Abroad in Ethiopia

The Bowie State University College of Business is instituting the first study abroad program to Ethiopia by a University System of Maryland Institution in...

Montgomery County Domestic Partner Benefits Law Effective Jan. 1

Beginning Jan. 1, the Equal Benefits Law, also known as the Domestic Partner Benefits Law, becomes effective in Montgomery County. Under the Equal Benefits...

Benjamin Banneker Park Advocates Push for Landmark to Remain At Current Location

Benjamin Banneker Park, a memorial landmark in Washington, D.C. that honors the work of the notable mathematician, astronomer and surveyor Benjamin Banneker was just...

Pepco Deals with Demands for Improvement

Ward 3 Councilwoman Mary Cheh said recently that the best way to get Pepco to comply with demands for improved services is to bring...

District Bridge Projects Set to Begin

Washington, D.C. commuters should brace themselves for major traffic changes to two of the busiest streets in the city. Construction on the New York...

Students’ Study Explores Divided City

A study by graduate students at American University’s School of Communications reveals that when Mayor-elect Vincent Gray assumes office Jan. 2, he will do...

District Native Graduates Air Force Training

Air Force Airman Jazz M. Schools III graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Schools completed an intensive,...

NASA Chief Addresses Bowie State’s Winter Graduates

This year, Bowie State University (BSU) commemorates its 145th anniversary as Maryland’s oldest HBCU and one of the oldest in the nation. On Dec....

Home Counseling Group Offers Free Orientations for D.C. Residents

Housing Counseling Services, a HUD-approved nonprofit, now offers free two-hour pre-purchase orientations every week to help first-time homebuyers navigate the home-purchase process and take...

Bridge in D.C.

Tournament Calendar   – Individual “C” Regional (1-2-11) 11 a.m. Call Jewel Chapman at 301-686-1489. – Open Pairs “C” Regional (1-6-11) 11 a.m. Call Mary...