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April 2018

Found 12 blog entries for April 2018.

Stunning, updated colonial with 5 bedrooms, 4  1/2 baths on quiet street. Large entry foyer with coat closet, living room with fireplace, formal dining room, spectacular open gourmet kitchen with walk-in pantry, family room with bi-fold doors open completely to large deck for amazing indoor/ outdoor living and entertaining space.  Master bedroom suite with fireplace, 2 large walk-in closets plus 2 additional closets.  Lower level rec room with fireplace, wet bar, walk out to new stone patio.  2 car garage plus off street parking.   Great location close to grocery stores, restaurants & shops.  

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Sun-drenched center hall four square with welcoming Front porch and great entertaining space! 6 bedrooms plus den, 4 1/2 baths. Entry foyer, family room with huge windows, grand living room with fireplace, formal dining room & table space kitchen. Large, back deck with built-in seating, stone patio, flat back yard and lovely pergola.  Off street parking for 3 or 4 cars. Close to shopping, restaurants, post office, Metro, Zoo and more!

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DC's Beloved "Sing Out for Shelter" Concert's 25th Anniversary: Whiffenpoofs cast their spell

The fight against homelessness in Greater Washington was the winner of Saturday’s highly successful “Sing Out for Shelter” concert as cumulative proceeds for the last 25 years topped $300,000.

All funds are distributed to Christ House, Friendship Place, and Metropolitan House, agencies working tirelessly in the District on behalf of our homeless population.

The packed house at Metropolitan United Methodist Church was treated to a memorable evening of a cappella music, emceed by CNN’s Jim Sciutto, featuring hosts The Augmented 8, the Vassar Devils, the Knightlights of the Washington Waldorf School, and—a dramatic last minute substitution—the oldest

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Current News Staff WriterApril 11, 2018

Two candidates, Ed Lazere, who is on leave from his post as executive director of the left-leaning D.C. Fiscal Policy Institute, and Calvin Gurley, an accountant and frequent political candidate, are hoping to secure the Democratic nomination for City Council chair from the incumbent, Phil Mendelson, in the June 19 Democratic primary.

The three are scheduled to participate in a forum on April 19 at 6 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Church at 1525 Newton St. NW, along with the Ward 1 Democratic candidates.

In an interview with The Current, Lazere, a cum laude Harvard graduate who has served on major city panels including the Public Education Finance Reform Commission and the D.C. Tax Revision Commission, said

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Susan BodikerApril 11, 2018 Built in 1911, the row house at 1854 Kalorama Road NW offers four levels and 5,300 square feet of living space for $2.595 million. (Photos courtesy of HomeVisit)


For many of us, French style is the epitome of chic. Whether on the runway or in the home, there is a seemingly effortless elegance that lends even the humblest element a certainjenesaisquoi. The four-level red brick row house at 1854 Kalorama Road NW artfully combines an old-world French country aesthetic with vintage Victorian detailing that is just right for family living or entertaining on a grand scale.

Built in 1911, the house offers 5,300 square feet of living space and includes four bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths and five fireplaces –

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Guest ContributorApril 11, 2018 Roughly 42 percent of Wilson's graduating class is short of the 100 community service hours they are required to serve. (Photo courtesy of The Wilson Beacon)



The Wilson Beacon

Just months from the graduation of Wilson’s class of 2018, 42 percent of class members are short of the required 100 community service hours, and 14 percent have no hours at all.

This has not gone unnoticed by the school’s administration. The counselor’s office has decorated its walls with potential opportunities for volunteer hours, adding a complete and frequently updated list of each senior’s status regarding community service hours.

The Beacon conducted interviews with three seniors who asked to remain

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Rhett Stuart Hurls 5 Perfect Innings!

The Emory Eagles were down 4-0 to Case Western Re-serve after 3 1/2 innings when Rhett was brought in from the bullpen in centerfield. He shut down the #13 nationally ranked Spartans the rest of the game, retiring all 15 batters he faced. Unfortunately, Emory never scored and lost their third consecutive game in Cleveland, after winning the opening game in the series.

Back in Atlanta, in the opener against arch rival Washington University, Rhett stretched his perfect streak to 21 batters, before hitting one with a pitch. He retired the next two batters in the ninth to save the first of three wins against the Bears.

We are thrilled that Rhett is even pitching in his senior year after suffering a ruptured

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By Current News Staff Writer - March 27, 2018 The fourth annual Oral Cancer Awareness Walk & Run will be held April 14 at Sligo-Dennis Avenue Park. (Photo courtesy of the Hoffman family).  

The fourth annual Oral Cancer Awareness Walk & Run in memory of Peter Hoffman will take place on April 14 at the Sligo-Dennis Avenue Park in Silver Spring.

The event is organized by Hoffman’s family, in partnership with the Oral Cancer Foundation during Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and is being held to raise awareness and funds for research of a disease that kills one person every hour in the United States.

In addition to raising money for research, awareness and patient support initiatives, participants will enjoy guest speakers, free

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  By Current News Staff Writer - March 27, 2018   Amanda Sirico, a Bowie native and a member of the D.C. Fencers Club, won the NCAA fencing championship with Notre Dame on March 25. Sirico finished in a third-place tie in the women's epee and was named a First Team All-American. (Photo courtesy of Amanda Sirico)  

The D.C. Fencers Club recently saluted Amanda Sirico (Bowie, MD) and Isaac Shelanski (Washington, D.C.), who both earned individual bronze medals at the 2018 National Collegiate Men’s and Women’s Fencing Championships.

The championships were held at Pennsylvania State University on March 22 through 25 in which Sirico and Shelanski were two of 144 fencers who were selected to compete.

Sirico, a junior at the

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