Harry "Tommy" Thomas, Jr. is standing at the crossroads of a turf war trying to figure out how to stem a week of violent bloodshed in a small Northeast community [Carver Langston]....Thomas will lead Ward 5 during a time in which it is at its own crossroads [hmmm, we clearly have a number of "crossroads" here in Ward 5]. Largely working-class, neighborhoods like Brookland and Trinidad in Ward 5 are now considered "hot" housing markets...."It’s a balancing act," Thomas said. "A lot of things are changing. ... We have to find ways to connect our residents to the economic well being of the rest of the city."
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