February 8, 2013
Sue Dillon, 81, a Foreign Service wife who taught elementary school abroad for 13 years, died Jan. 16 at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington County. She suffered complications from diabetes and vascular disease, said her daughter Elizabeth Porter. Caroline Sue Burch was born in New York City and raised in Arlington. She was a 1949 graduate of the old Western High School in Washington and received a bachelor's degree in history from George Washington University in 1960. She accompanied her husband to diplomatic postings in...
June 14, 2011 |
For 90 carefully dressed and reasonably solemn fifth-graders in Rockville, the passage from elementary school began Monday evening at 5:30 when they marched into an auditorium overflowing with parents, balloons and the strains of "Pomp and Circumstance. " For nearly an hour and a half, they sat — skinny necks leaning from buttoned collars and little hands wringing satin skirts — through two adult speakers, a slide show of their elementary years and remarks by four classmates.
July 16, 2008 |
A man's body was found in a wooded area near a Fairfax County elementary school this morning, and police are trying to determine whether it is a 31-year-old Burke man who has been missing since last week. A group of friends and colleagues of Mark David Radcliffe were searching for him about 7:30 a.m. when someone discovered a body not far from Bonnie Brae Elementary School on Sideburn Road, Fairfax police spokeswoman Lucy Caldwell said. Radcliffe had not been seen since July 6, and was reportedly distraught when he...
June 7, 2012
Irving I. Lipskind, 86, a retired Montgomery County elementary school principal, died May 26 at the Bedford Court senior living facility in Silver Spring. He had congestive heart failure, said his wife, Diane Lipskind. Mr. Lipskind was a longtime Silver Spring resident and worked for Montgomery County public schools for about three decades. He taught at Sherwood Elementary School in Sandy Spring before becoming principal of schools that included Highland View Elementary in Silver Spring and Bells Mill Elementary...
March 13, 2008 |
A 23-year-old District man was shot and fatally wounded yesterday as he stood with several other neighborhood residents on the steps of Truesdell Elementary School at Eighth and Ingraham streets NW. Anthony Maddox of the 5300 block of Eighth Street NW died a short time later at Washington Hospital Center, officials said. The shooting occurred about 5:30 p.m. after a man walked up to the group of young men, began firing a handgun and then quickly walked away, police said. The victim was struck in the chest; another bullet went through...
May 29, 2008
1. Hyde Elementary School, 3219 O St. NW. Replacement of air conditioner units and associated electrical work. Cost: $176,965. 2. LaSalle Elementary School, 501 Riggs Rd. NE. Replacement of air conditioner units and associated electrical work. Cost: $266,648. 3. First Congregational United Church of Christ, 945 G St. NE. Sheeting, shoring and excavation for a new building with 10 stories and penthouse. Cost: $500,000. 4. Cardozo High School, 1300 Clifton St. NW....