Amidon-Bowen and Jefferson Joint PTA Meeting

We are excited to announce the Jefferson Middle School Academy and Amidon-Bowen Elementary School will be holding a joint PTA meeting on Tuesday, January 14th, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Amidon-Bowen School Library. Child monitoring will be provided in the gymnasium. The purpose of the joint meeting is to cover several important topics, most […]

Community Meeting with Mayor Gray about VAT

Mark Your Calendar! Mayor Vincent Gray will meet with Navy Yard and Capitol Hill communities on January 16th to discuss CSX’s proposed expansion of the Virginia Avenue Tunnel. The community requested and Mayor Gray agreed to a public meeting on Thursday, January 16th, at 6:30pm. Save the date and please plan to attend. Food and refreshments will […]

DCPS Tops Nation in Greatest Growth in Test Results

District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) showed the greatest growth of any urban school district in the country on the 2013 Trial Urban District Assessment (TUDA), Mayor Vincent C. Gray and DCPS Chancellor Kaya Henderson announced on December 18th, 2013. DCPS is the only school district in the nation to see statistically significant growth in all tested […]

St. Dominic’s Church Regales Neighborhood Children With New Winter Coats

A festive spirit reigned as volunteers from St. Dominic’s Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus handed out 50 brand new winter coats on November 23rd to needy children living in the Greenleaf Gardens Apartments. The parishioners of St. Dominic’s had raised more than $2,300, which paid for 120 coats, distributed through the Patrick Cardinal […]

Parade of Lighted Boats

Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall’s Deputy Joint Base Commander Lt. Col. John Orille served as one of three judges at the annual Parade of Lighted Boats held at the Southwest Washington Marina on Saturday, December 7th, 2013. Other judges included Theresa Belpulsi (left), Destination D.C. Vice President of Tourism, and Diane Groomes (right), Washington Metropolitan Police […]

New Life in Randall Recreation Center

Sasha Bruce Youthwork, Inc (SBY) in partnership with the Department of Parks and Recreation is providing programs for Southwest and near Southeast community residents beginning on January 6th, 2014. The coming attractions at the community center are a result of a concentrated collaborative effort to bring life to a space that has been vacant for […]

Rachel Reilly Carroll and Sam Marrero Join ANC 6D

Rachel Reilly Carroll: Rachel Reilly Carroll was sworn in as ANC Commissioner for Single Member District 6D 03 on December 2nd at Tommy Wells’ 7th Annual Livable/Walkable Awards. As 6D 03 Commissioner, Rachel represents residents living in Potomac Place Tower, Potomac Place Condominiums, Capitol Park Towers, and portions of Greenleaf Gardens and Capitol Park Condominiums. […]