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     Dear Miss Floribunda,   I am getting old and arthritic and planting bulbs in the fall is getting to be a chore I don’t want to continue for many more years. I have been planting naturalizing varieties of daffodils, snowdrops, iris reticulata, squills and grape hyacinths, which are quite [read more]
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    BY HELEN LYONS —  With Election Day coinciding with publication of November’s Hyattsville Life & Times, Hyattsville citizens have headed to the polls to declare their choice for the 2016 presidential race. An analysis of data obtained from the Federal Election Commission (FEC) regarding [read more]
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    BY JASON CALVI —  Did you know the city council will vote soon on a plan to demolish the Hyattsville Municipal Building, a structure only completed in 1990? You may ask — why? This is just one of many questions we should all be asking before we make this major change to our city center. Where [read more]
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    BY CHRISTINA STEIGERWALD  — Every summer a talented group of young adults (ages 14–19) from the DC area travel to Guatemala for a month with a program called Hoops Sagrado. According to their website, Hoops Sagrado is Spanish for “sacred hoops.” The website describes the program as a [read more]
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    BY JULIA GASPAR-BATES — Hyattsville resident Jakob Henriksson attributes his ability to easily adjust to other cultures to his international upbringing. Born in Sweden to parents who worked in international development, Henriksson spent his first 15 years moving back and forth between Sweden and [read more]
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    By HEATHER WRIGHT — Let’s get it out of the way. I’m the first non-Hyattsvillian editor hired by the Hyattsville Life & Times (HL&T). Heck, truth be known, I’m not even living in Prince George’s County. I’ve lived in Takoma Park, in Montgomery County, since 2004, and I still [read more]
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    BY BRIANNA RHODES — Anacostia Trails Heritage Area Inc. (ATHA Inc.) has a lot in store for its Maryland Milestones program that will benefit the City of Hyattsville and Prince George’s County over the coming months. Maryland Milestones is a program that informs visitors about specific [read more]

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  • Carpe Noctem offered a unique shopping experience at St. Jerome Academy on Dec. 3. Photo courtesy of Christie Roniger
  • Santa posed for pictures at the Hyattsville Holiday Tree lighting Dec. 2. Photo by Jamal Francis
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  • Breakfast with Santa, 2015. Photo courtesy Nancy Gillette.
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  • Stags' linebacker Grant Donaldson's shoestring tackle of St. John's running back Joachim Bangda saved a touchdown during the WCAC championship game Nov. 19. Photo courtesy of Ed King
  • Volunteers pose at Teens and Jeans Walk-a-thon for the Homeless on Nov. 19. 
Photo courtesy of Teresa Gardner-Williams, M-NCPPC
  • Geraldine E. Smith, 99-years-old, holds a photo of herself when she was about 2 years old, taken around 1918. She will turn 100 on Nov. 26. Photo by Helen Lyons
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