Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

D.C.’s Therrell C. Smith Celebrates her 96th Birthday With a Dance

Therrell Smith’s dream was always to dance and to inspire others to do the same. She began dancing...

Streetcars Set To Roll

Streetcars will begin to run along H Street and Benning Road as early as next month, as the testing phase begins in the process...

D.C. Chapter of Continental Societies Celebrate 60 Years of Service

The Washington, D.C. Chapter, Continental Societies, celebrated its 60th Anniversary: Reflections of Our Journey; 60 Years of Committed Service to Children and Youth, Nov...

Greater Washington Urban League Prez/CEO Maudine Cooper Retiring

After 23 years at the helm of the Greater Washington Urban League, President and CEO Maudine R. Cooper is retiring. Her professional career spanned four...

National Communication Association to Host 99th Annual Convention

More than 5,000 communication scholars, teachers, and students will gather at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in the District on Nov. 21 to participate...

AARP Maryland Honors District Heights Resident with Service Award

AARP Maryland presented its annual Community Presence Service Award to District Heights resident Wilma Smith during the organization's annual “Andrus Volunteer Recognition Luncheon,” named...

Zion Baptist Church to Host 85th Anniversary Concert

The senior choir of Zion Baptist Church, located on Blagden Avenue in N.W. D.C. will hold its 85th anniversary concert on Nov. 23. The...

Montgomery County Thanksgiving Parade to Kick off Nov. 23

On Nov. 23, the 16th annual Montgomery County Thanksgiving Parade will convene at Ellsworth Drive and Fenton Street in Downtown Silver Spring. Traveling the...

The Therrell C. Smith School of Dance Celebrates 65th Anniversary

In celebration of 65 years of providing dance instruction to the Washington, D.C. community, The Therrell C. Smith School of Dance and The Thomas...

D.C. Redistricting Voting Precincts

A proposed plan to redraw the boundaries of voting precincts in the District of Columbia could be a boon to some political candidates but...

Fla. Man Convicted in Killing of Redskins’ Taylor

MIAMI (AP) — A 23-year-old man was convicted of second-degree murder Monday in the 2007 slaying of Washington Redskins star Sean Taylor during what...

AmeriHealth Caritas Launches Program to Urge Healthier Living

The AmeriHealth Caritas Partnership, in collaboration with AmeriHealth District of Columbia and the Coca-Cola Company Foundation, will encourage D.C. residents to embrace healthier, balanced...