Kiwanis Club of Southwest Celebrates 10 Years

On the threshold of a changing Southwest community, the Kiwanis Club of Southwest Waterfront (SWWFK) is proud to be part of the transformation. In keeping with the national organization, the local club is one hundreds around the world motivated by the motto “A global organization, serving one community at a time.” Since its charter in […]

Highlights of Monthly PSA 105 Meeting: Crime stats down

By John McGrath Meeting held: Thursday, March 15, 2012 Participants: Lt Gallucci and Sgt. Architzel, PSA 105; Naomi Monk and Irv Gamza, PSA 105 meeting coordinators/facilitators; ANC Commissioner Andy Litsky; Officer Chasten, Public Housing Police (PHP). Lt. Gallucci reviewed the crime statistics for PSA 105 for the last 30 days (-33% overall) and year-to-date (-9%). […]

Southwest Neighborhood Assembly Announcements

By Kael Anderson, President, Southwest Neighborhood Assembly Wellness Works! Healthy U Series This June 2 event will feature a keynote presentation on “Taking Charge of Our Health: We Need a Revolution,” by Dr. Marilyn Hughes Gaston (physician) and Dr. Gayle K. Porter (clinical psychologist), Co-Founders and Co-Directors, Gaston and Porter Health Improvement Center, Inc. The […]

The Man Behind The Southwester: Dale MacIver

By Paul Heaton Dale MacIver’s “temporary” assignment in the summer of 1978 ended up being anything but temporary. MacIver at the time was working on Capitol Hill for Minnesota Congressman Don Fraser, whose daughter was editing The Southwester. When Fraser’s daughter wanted to go away for the summer, Fraser asked MacIver to fill in. MacIver […]

NASA shuttle Discovery to be flown over D.C.

On Tuesday, April 17, NASA’s 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft with space shuttle Discovery mounted atop is expected to fly approximately 1,500 feet above the National Mall, Reagan National Airport, National Harbor and the Smithsonian’s Udvar-Hazy Center between 10 and 11 a.m. EDT. NASA Television and the agency’s web site will provide live coverage ( The exact route and timing of the flight depend […]