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  • Dear Miss Floribunda, Maybe it’s because Halloween is near, but as I walk my dog in the alleyways, I am unsettled by the sight of a couple of older ladies pulling out various plants and putting them in bags. They seem pleasant enough but I can’t help wondering if they might be witches [read more]
  • Since early April, neighbors from the Clearwood and Castle Manor subdivisions have expressed concerns about the proposed new nursing home to be built on the Sacred Heart property, particularly about the proximity of the planned structure to homes on 37th and 38th Avenues. We attended meetings of [read more]
  • By ALFRED LAWSON — You may ask why am I thanking Hyattsville? I never lived there, and I didn’t go to school there, but I did spend a lot of time there. I feel that I owe my long and happy life to the time I spent working there and the success in business I had there. It was back in 1926, [read more]
  • By KAANITA IYER — No arrests have been made in the connected thefts that occurred at two local gas stations in September, Hyattsville police said. The two thefts were reported within minutes of each other on Sept. 9 at the U.S. Gas and Shell stations on Queens Chapel Road. The police report [read more]
  • By JULIA GASPAR-BATES — Cooking became a passion for Hyattsville resident and entrepreneur Mickey Torrealba when he was 12. Growing up in Caracas, Venezuela, Torrealba loved the smells and tastes of his mother’s cooking and began to help her in the kitchen, particularly during the holiday [read more]
  • By HEATHER WRIGHT — In this edition, you’ll see an article by Alfred Lawson, a 96-year-old pharmacist, expressing his gratitude to Hyattsville for the success of his business, Lawson’s Pharmacy, which he sold to Richard Sabatelli in 1986. In a cover letter to the Hyattsville Life & [read more]
  • By BEN SIMASEK — Reconstruction of the Hyattsville branch of the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS) has been delayed as the county has sought to secure sufficient funding and select a contractor. Now expected to open in late 2020 at the earliest, the new library will be a [read more]

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