Tuesday, March 19, 2013
A makeshift memorial was put up at the crash site where a Leesburg man died on March 10.
Family members and friends of 21-year-old of Sami Ullah have left behind flowers and photos at the crash site where the Leesburg, Va. man died earlier this month. A poster of Ullah and flowers surrounded the tree Monday near where police say Ullah’s BMW struck a curb while going approximately 90 miles per hour over teh Key Bridge on March 10. The two passengers inside the car with Ullah survived, according to the Arlington County Police Department. The Washington Post spoke with Ullah’s family in an obituary published over the weekend, recalling him as smart and faithful. They said that it was uncharacteristic of him to be speeding. His family told the Post that Ullah had been at a birthday party in Georgetown prior to the accident. “Sami…
Friday, November 9, 2012
A Memorial Service will be at Saint Alban's Parish, Nov. 11 at 2:30 p.m.
Family and friends will gather for a memorial service at Saint Alban's Parish, Sunday, Nov. 11 at 2:30 p.m. for Aiden Noah Barnett. He was 18 months old. Barnett died in his sleep Tuesday, Nov. 6. According to the death notice posted on The Washington Post: "Loving son of Christopher Barnett and Alexandra Boozier; beloved brother of Zachary Barnett; adored grandson of William Barnett, Teresa Davis, Antonia and Henry Farrington." His grandparents, the Farringtons, are Georgetown residents. St. Albans is located at Massachusetts and Wisconsin Avenues, NW.
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
The Georgetown murder suspect has been under mental evaluation at St. Elizabeths since February.
Doctors from St. Elizabeths now agree with two experts for the prosecution in the Viola Drath murder case: Albrecht Muth is competent to stand trial. In the new report dated Tuesday doctors at St. Elizabeths doctors told the court that Muth is mentally capable of representing himself in court, according to the Washington Post. Previously the St. Elizabeths doctors told the court that Muth was delusional, but might make sufficient process to become competent for trial. They now believe he is. Muth is indicted on the charge of first degree murder with aggravating circumstances in the death of his wife Viola Drath in her Georgetown home last August. The doctors did raise concerns about Muth's physical ability to appear in court because he …
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Brown, known as the 'Godfather of Go-Go', was a native Washingtonian.
Chuck Brown, the “Godfather of Go-Go," will sing no more. Brown died Wednesday at age 75 at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. Brown was a native Washingtonian and a leader in the creation and evolution of Go-Go as a subgenre of funk music. “Go-go is D.C.’s very own unique contribution to the world of pop music, and Chuck Brown was regarded as Go-go’s creator and, arguably, its most legendary artist,” Mayor Gray said in a press release. “Today is a very sad day for music lovers the world over, but especially in the District of Columbia. Brown was hospitalized for pneumonia and died from complications from sepsis. "His musical legacy will live on, not only in the District street bearing his name, or each time a home run is scored at …
Friday, March 16, 2012
The French-born restaurateur owned several establishments in D.C but was best known for his french restaurant on M Street, La Chaumiere.
Monday, February 27, 2012
Harriet Kassman's boutique closed in 2009, but her bridal salon—Chevy Chase Bridal—is still managed by her son, Nick Kassman, at the Mazza Gallerie.
Harriet Kassman, of Harriet Kassman—the high-fashion Friendship Heights boutique that closed in 2009 after over 30 years of dressing Washington's women for the capital's social scene—passed away on Thursday, Feb. 23, at the age of 90. Her boutique store, which was located at the Mazza Gallerie (and before that, on Jenifer Street NW) from 1977 until she retired in 2009, was known as the place to go for that very special dress, which Kassman would personally help a customer to select, and which would be custom-fit by one of the store's full-time seamstresses, reported The Washington Post when the store held its final going-out-of-business sale. Unfortunately, the high-end store could not withstand the recession. But, Kassman's bridal gown …
Monday, September 12, 2011
Joyner, a top expert in international law and Antarctica, previously taught at The George Washington University, the University of Virginia, Dartmouth College and Muhlenberg College.
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Monday, September 12, 2011
Sunday, August 14, 2011
Drath was a writer, academic, diplomatic adviser and fixture in German-American relations.
Viola Herms Drath, wife of Albrecht Muth, died Thursday in her Georgetown home at the age of 91. Drath was born in Germany and was a prominent figure in German-American relations. Her death is under investigation as a homicide. Drath moved to the United States after marrying her first husband, U.S. Army Col. Francis S. Drath. In Washington, Mrs. Drath became a journalist, writing for Handelsblatt, a German paper, and later for The Washington Times. She wrote a well-received biography of former German Chancellor Willy Brandt, "Willy Brandt: Prisoner of His Past," which was first published in 1975. After the death of her first husband in 1986, she married Albrecht Gero Muth, who now survives her. She was one of the first prominent figures to…
Friday, July 8, 2011
Betty Ford was 93.
Former First Lady Betty Ford, wife of late President Gerald Ford, died at age 93, the Washington Post reports. The Fords were one-time Georgetown residents of 2500 Q St. Her husband was the 38th President of the United States. A retrospective of Betty Ford in photos is available on The Huffington Post.
Friday, January 21, 2011
Susan Heckler passed away Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011. She was formerly a marketing professor at Georgetown University.
Susan Heckler, Ph.D., former visiting professor of marketing at Georgetown University and longtime University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business faculty member and Opus Distinguished Endowed Chair in Marketing, passed away on Tuesday morning of complications due to kidney failure. She was 55. Heckler began her professional career as a chemist, earning her undergraduate degree in chemistry from the University of Minnesota. She worked as a research assistant for Honeywell , then as a development chemist for Celanese Corp in Louisville, Kentucky, before pursuing her M.B.A. , which she earned from the University of Minnesota in 1987. She went on to earn a Ph.D. in Business Administration with an emphasis in marketing, also from the …