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A Healthy Breakfast Equals A Healthy Student!

( —  It is true, breakfast is indeed the most important meal of the day! Especially for our young students who need to stay fueled and focused in their classrooms.  However, the  back- to- school excitement starts to wear off around this time this year and parents do not always have the time to fix  Read more »

Yum! Chef Dennis Friedman’s Fuzu with Gluten-Free Noodles

Washington, D.C. (WUSA 9)— The newest concept from chef Dennis Friedman is sure to be the next hot spot for casual dining. The award-winning chef took Fuzu, one of the most popular dishes at his Bethesda restaurant, Newton’s Table, and parlayed it into an everyday eatery appropriately named, Newton’s Noodles. I was fortunate enough to attend  Read more »

Some Important Tips from the American Red Cross

(  —  Due to the recent Navy Yard mass shooting, I decided to have Cheryl Kravitz, the communication director for the American Red Cross in the National Capital Region,  come in and share some useful tips with the WUSA9 noon newscast.  In the past year, we have covered national stories pertaining to mass power outages,  Read more »

HERO CENTRAL: Middle School Students Excel With Higher Achievement

WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA9) — Adam Workineh, 15, looks over a sketched blueprint drawn by a middle school-aged boy. Workineh serves as a mentor and intern. He was once working on the same subject at Higher Achievement, a multi-year enrichment program focused on middle school students. “Everybody at Higher Achievement is my family. I can come back, I can  Read more »

Grilled Skirt Steak From Paladar Latin Kitchen and Rum Bar

( — Today we are serving up some Latin flavor. Executive Chef Joe Tis visit me on WUSA 9 Noon newscast. He shows me how to make a  Grilled Skirt Steak with Chimichurri Sauce from Paladar Latin Kitchen and Rum Bar! How the Chimichurri sauce got its name: Jimmy McCurry was a soldier in the Argentine War of Independence who  Read more »

Tasty Pasta from new Salamander Resort in Middleburg, Va.

( — We’ve got to taste the delicious flavor of Virginia’s Piedmont country. Equinox chef Todd Gray is also culinary director for the new Salamander Resort and Spa in Middleburg, Va. I can’t wait to go see the resort myself in two days when it opens! In the meantime, chef Gray brings me a healthy, flavorful pasta dish! It is  Read more »

Chefs To World Leaders Mix Cuisine With Diplomacy — PHOTOS

WASHINGTON, DC ( — From our neighbors in Canada, to the island nation of Sri Lanka, chefs to world leaders shared a few details of what it’s like to cook for the head of state in their countries.  They’re responsible for entertaining the palates of presidents, diplomats and dignitaries. The 21-member chefs gathered at the National Press Club on a part of a week-long  Read more »

Resident Art Program at the Lisner-Louise-Dickson-Hurt Home

WASHINGTON, DC (— Today, Ward Orem, the CEO of the Lisner-Louise- Dickson-Hurt Home, came to WUSA9 News. U.S. News and World Report have rated the Lisner-Louise-Dickson-Hurt Home as one of the top nursing homes in the country. They are the only full service facility that includes community residential, assisted living and full nursing home care in  Read more »

National Women’s History Museum Honors Living Legends

WASHINGTON,DC (— Joan Bradley Wages, the CEO and President of the National Women’s History Museum, came to WUSA9 News. Wages shared with me a new project that George Washington University and the museum have created together to spotlight the historical impact of women. The National Women’s History Museum will honor living legends at third de Pizan Honors  Read more »

Water Restriction in Prince George’s County

WASHINGTON, DC (— One-hundred fifty thousand homes in Prince George’s County will lose regular access to water due to a break in a main water pipe which acts as the backbone of the communities distribution system. Water will officially be shut off in some areas in the Southern and Western parts of Prince George’s County. The water will  Read more »