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Friday, September 25, 2020

Diana McLellan (1937-2014)

June’s Woman of Ward 6 is Diana McLellan, a self-described “jolly pariah” whose Washington gossip column the Ear became a puckish, first-read chronicle of...

Jack Wandersee, 1934–2020

Jack was born in Rochester NY of longstanding Dutch immigrant stock. His father, a WW1 veteran, who had played the coronet in the US...

10 Ways to Help Our River While Stuck at Home

We are living in strange times—tied to our homes to escape the pandemic and not sure how safe it is to go out or...

Little Lights Needs Your Help

Little Lights Urban Ministry (760 Seventh St. SE) is working to support our neighbors at Potomac Gardens and Hopkins Apartments through the challenges raised...

Local Artist Raises Money for Charity

  Hill-based artist Christine Vineyard is using her work to promote local business and raise money for the DC Central Kitchen (DCCK). Vineyard, who publishes...

WS Jenks Limits Business to Weather COVID

W.S. Jenks & Son owner Jerry Siegel always compared a small business to a small boat, said his son, Mike, now the store’s General...

How to Help Community During COVID Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has deprived many people of their ability to earn money, bringing out the disparities in the District. It has also brought...

Ward 6 Mutual Aid Southwest Food and Supply Drive

The Ward Six Mutual Aid Network and Christ United Methodist Church are hosting a Community Food and Supply Drive to help neighbors in meeting...

Local Businesses Step Up

Even as stores are shuttered, as they wait for their Payment Protection Loans to arrive, as they strategize to face an unknown future, many...

Women of Ward 6

May’s Woman of Ward 6 is Emily Edson Briggs, who won renown by writing a colorfully irreverent newspaper column in the mid to late...
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