These days all things presidential have many of us reaching for a drink. Thankfully, on President’s Day, February 20, we take a moment to reflect on two of the greatest leaders of America: George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Let’s give… Continue reading ?
Port Authority cops assigned to a suicide prevention squad on the George Washington Bridge risk their lives to save others sans harnesses.
With Manhattan’s skyline on one side and trees lining the Hudson River on the other, the George Washington Bridge is a pretty place to die.
By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam The girls of Wheeling Park won their first-ever West Virginia high school state title Saturday, while the George Washington boys jumped back to the top of the ranks for the first time since their 5-yearShow More Summary
(Reuters) - Abraham Lincoln, George Washington and Franklin D. Roosevelt were ranked as the top three U.S. presidents in history respectively while Barack Obama entered the rankings in the 12th spot, based on a survey of historians released on Friday. Show More Summary
Just in time for Presidents Day, a new survey of historians on presidential leadership gives the top five slots to Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Franklin Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt and Dwight … Click to Continue »
Abraham Lincoln, George Washington and the two Roosevelts, Franklin and Theodore, have kept their lock on their positions as, respectively, the four best presidents in American history, according to a … Click to Continue »
Growing up in the Washington, D.C. area in the ‘70s, I’d hear a rumor from fellow pro wrestling fans whenever we discussed George “The Animal” Steele, who died last night at 79, which held that he was a college math professor. Read more...
It looks like Ivanka Trump is taking cues from Kate Middleton. The first daughter took her young son, Joseph, to the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C. on Thursday and she shared a photo of her excursion on her Instagram account. Show More Summary
Tomorrow kicks off National FFA Week, running from Saturday to Saturday around George Washington’s birthday. More than 649,000 FFA members will share the message of agriculture by hosting activities that highlight the importance of raising food and fiber. Show More Summary
As New Jersey drivers approach the George Washington Bridge to enter New York City, a digital sign flashes overhead with estimates of the delays on the upper and lower levels of the bridge. Most drivers choose the level with the shortest predicted wait. Show More Summary
NBC New York reports, “A municipal court judge ruled for the second time Thursday that the citizen’s misconduct complaint against New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stemming from the closures at the George Washington Bridge in 2013 has probable cause to move forward.” The post Judge Rules (Again) that Misconduct Complaint Against NJ Gov. Show More Summary
It’s George Washington’s birthday soon, and Google is celebrating by offering movies that are under 10 dollars on the Play Store.
(George Washington University) A team of researchers has developed a new computer-assisted recognition system that can identify individual lemurs in the wild by their facial characteristics and ultimately help to build a database for long-term research on lemur species.
In September of 1777, the British defeated George Washington’s troops at Brandywine Creek, Pennsylvania, prompting panic among the people of Philadelphia who now found themselves defenseless against British occupation. Facing this threat,...Show More Summary
As government workers – though only about a third of private-sector office workers – get a day off Monday for Presidents’ Day (legally, though not in fact, George Washington’s Birthday), I thought I’d offer some reading about presidents. First, my...Show More Summary
(Children's National Health System) The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences at the National Institutes of Health has awarded Children's National Health System, in partnership with The George Washington University, another prestigious Clinical and Translational Science Award.
This weekend, learn about George Washington, catch a rising country music star and sample the best of Maryland's craft beer scene.
A criminal complaint against N.J. Gov. Chris Christie over the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal will go forward.
Parents everywhere can agree with the painfully honest words of wisdom Denzel Washington had to share with Amal and George Clooney, who announced this month they are expecting twins. “Sleep now,” the 62-year-old actor (and father ofShow More Summary