26th Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards–Call for Nominations

The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities invites you to submit nominations for the 26th Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards. The Mayor’s Arts Awards are the most prestigious honors conferred by the city on individual artists, organizations, and patrons of the arts. Mayor Vincent Gray and the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities will… More 26th Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards–Call for Nominations

MPD-5D CAC Monthly

The Metropolitan Police Department -5D Community Advisory Council Monthly meeting will be held on Thursday, January 27th at 7 PM. Location: 1805 Bladensburg Road NE, Washington, DC 20002 5D Commander Lamar Greene will report on the status of crime in the Fifth District. Respectfully submitted, Carol Fleming, Corresponding Secretary 5D CAC

MPD Awards Ceremony

2011MPDAwardsCeremonyInvitation METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT Cathy L. Lanier Chief of Police (202) 727-4218 | (202) 727-9524 | WWW.MPDC.DC.GOV Chief Cathy L. Lanier cordially invites you to attend the eleventh annual Metropolitan Police Department Awards Ceremony. ****** Date: Thursday, February 17, 2011 Time: Seven O’clock in the evening (Business Attire) Location: The Elstad Auditorium at Gallaudet University… More MPD Awards Ceremony

Washington Examiner: “Neighbors protest subsidized housing at youth center”

Today’s Washington Examiner includes an article on the LAYC/YB proposal for the J.F. Cook School — and the response by some neighborhood residents. Note that the article title in the print version of this article is different than the online version.  The print version article heading is “Neighbors protest subsidized housing at youth center.“ I… More Washington Examiner: “Neighbors protest subsidized housing at youth center”

Lori Kaplan, Arthur Dade reply on GGW blog re: JF Cook

Recall the Greater Greater Washington blog entry by neighborhood resident Malcolm Kenton supporting the proposal Latin American Youth Center (LAYC)/Youth Build Public Charter School (YBPCS) for the J.F. Cook School? (http://greatergreaterwashington.org/post/8877/truxton-circle-school-and-youth-housing-in-doubt/) A number of comments have been made at GGW in response to Malcolm’s 1/23/2011 post. I want to explicilty advise that Lori Kaplan of LAYC and Arthur Dade… More Lori Kaplan, Arthur Dade reply on GGW blog re: JF Cook

News: Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan Enrollment is Open

Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan Enrollment is Open   Washington, D.C. (Jan. 24, 2011) —  The District of Columbia Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking (DISB) reiterates the availability of the Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP) through the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The program provides affordable health insurance for District residents unable to… More News: Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan Enrollment is Open

Location of Emergency Public Safety Meeting for North Capitol Street Area Changed

The location of the Tuesday, January 25, 2011 emergency meeting has been changed to the Metropolitan Wesley AME Zion Church at 1712 North Capitol Street, NW. Councilmember Thomas is holding this meeting in partnership with the Fifth Police District and North Capitol Main Street, Inc.  The meeting is in response to the shooting death of Bloomingdale resident… More Location of Emergency Public Safety Meeting for North Capitol Street Area Changed

Community Safety Concerns Expressed to Council Member Thomas

The following message was submitted to CM Harry Thomas, Commander Lamar Greene, ANC Bradley Thomas, ANC Sylvia Pinkey and Presidents of the Bloomingdale, Hanover and Edgewood Civic Associations. Dear Council Member Thomas and other Civic Leaders,             I am sorry that I am unable to make the vigil and community safety meeting. On behalf of… More Community Safety Concerns Expressed to Council Member Thomas