DGS Admits It Didn’t Follow the Law

DGS Admits It Didn’t Follow the Law

 Jackie Stanley admits the Department of General Services didn’t follow the law. Ms. Stanley is the Acting Associate Director for Government Affairs & Communications. She made this admission at last night’s ANC 5C meeting. The admission was in response to DGS’ failure to notify the ANC of its intent to lease warehouse space at 2424 Evarts Street. […]

It’s Easier to Ask Forgiveness at 2424 Evarts

It’s Easier to Ask Forgiveness at 2424 Evarts

“It’s easier to ask forgiveness than to beg for permission” seems to apply to the way things happen in Ward 5.  In this case it applies to the home of the new DPR work site coming to 2424 Evarts Street. That was the sentiment that came out of last weeks ANC 5C meeting. The lease […]

The Final Solution For Missing Girls in DC

The Final Solution For Missing Girls in DC

The doors of New Samaritan Baptist church are open, an its not yet Sunday morning worship service!  New Samaritan, and Pilgrim Baptist Church presented a community forum on “Human Trafficking Prevention” for residents of Ward 5 and 6. This discussion comes at a great time surrounding the uncertainty of the analytics searches for hashtag “Missing Girls […]

What a Time to Live in Ward 5

What a Time to Live in Ward 5

It’s been a long time coming for residents in Edgewood neighborhood. The Edgewood Park Recreation Center, a decent recreation center, with more than two computers, is accompanied by adequate space for community events. We’re talking Edgewood Park Recreation Center Pleasantly surprised by its location, Edgewood Park Recreation Center, is located in the cut. Third and […]

MOST MEMORABLE MOMENTS OF 2016

MOST MEMORABLE MOMENTS OF 2016

Moment Number 08 Some meetings could be boring, while some could be very exciting, and in most cases the Ward 5 ANC meetings were thrilling, that’s why it’s most memorable moment number eight. Ward 5 ANC meetings were held once a month, and during this time community initiatives along with the needs of the community […]

Neighborhood Action Leads to Lights, Cameras, and Maybe More

Neighborhood Action Leads to Lights, Cameras, and Maybe More

The May 13th IMPACT meeting shows signs of progress. Neighborhood action is leading to lights, cameras, and possibly a reimbursable detail on Brentwood Avenue. The IMPACT meeting resulted from the “We want something done now!” message at the April 20th special meeting set up by ANC 5B Commissioner Michael Morrison, in response to the open […]

Trinidad Neighborhood Association

The Trinidad Neighborhood Association held their monthly community meeting at 7 p.m. at Trinidad Recreation Center. During this meeting, 5th District police officer Chandler confirmed that in the past 7 days there’s been zero shootings in the Trinidad neighborhood. He also confirmed that on every call for gunshots (in some cases it actually may be […]