Charity Car Wash Cleans Up

By Southwester Staff When Southwest Neighborhood Assembly (SWNA) Youth Activities Task Force members Thelma D. Jones and Gabriele “Gabi” Strauch, Chair and Vice Chair, respectively, began discussing plans last summer for the first-ever car wash fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 12, they had no idea that it would turn out so successful. The morning was gloomy […]

The Elderly Lady Next Door

By Deborah Sherwood I am a Baby Boomer–part of a group of post-war Americans born between 1946-1964. As a child, I hula-hooped, watched the Mickey Mouse Club, and dreamed of being a carhop at the local A&W. As a teen, I swooned over The Beatles and danced “The Twist.” My hair parted in the middle […]

How to Vote in Southwest

By Southwester Staff D.C. voters will head to the polls soon, but with expanded early voting and vote-by-mail options. Many of the District’s residents will have their vote tallied before the final election day, Nov. 3. “The Southwester” hopes you will take a moment to review the following procedures to make sure you get your […]