Riverdale Park

Local child advocacy group receives governor’s award

November 9, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — On Oct. 26, Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)/Prince George’s County received the Maryland Governor’s Service Award for Nonprofit Program in recognition of significant contributions and sustained commitment to meeting the state’s most pressing needs, a press [read more]

Alleged Trolley Trail groping case postponed

November 8, 2015

BY HL&T STAFF — The court dates of a man charged in two incidents along the Trolley Trail have been postponed.  Joshua Charles Prince was scheduled to be in court on Oct. 21 for a fourth degree sexual assault charge and on Oct. 23 for a separate indecent exposure incident along the [read more]

Photos: Halloween around Hyattsville 2015

November 4, 2015

PHOTOS BY NANCY GILLETTE AND REBECCA BENNETT — On Oct. 31, local residents took to the streets trick-or-treating and participating in other local Halloween events.  The University Park Civic Association held a costume party at the University Park Elementary School.  Local artist Alison Spain [read more]

Car accident closes McDonald’s in Riverdale Park

September 2, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — Updated Oct. 5 at 12:07 p.m.  According to the Riverdale Park Police Department (RPPD), a car crashed into the side of the McDonald’s at the corner of East West Highway and Baltimore Avenue.  As of Sept. 2, the restaurant is still closed as a result of damages [read more]

Accused Trolley Trail groper arrested for violating parole

August 20, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — Joshua Charles Price, 23, was arrested on Aug. 15 for violating parole in a 2010 armed robbery case. This in connection to an indecent exposure reported on the Trolley Trail that connects Riverdale Park and the City of Hyattsville. ALSO: More on recent Trolley Trail incidents [read more]

East West Highway reopened after two-day traffic nightmare

August 14, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — After two days of trying to navigate around or through the intersection of East West Highway and Baltimore Avenue in Riverdale Park, commuters should find relief Friday morning trying to navigate around town.  A massive water main break on Wednesday caused a traffic [read more]

PHOTOS: Eco Vapez opens on Route 1

August 13, 2015

BY ADE OLUFEKO — The new Eco-Vapez shop in Riverdale, which offers vaporizers, e-juices, coffee and branded merchandise, opened its doors to the public on July 18. The store is located on the cusp of Hyattsville’s growing Arts District, which continues to give residents and visitors a variety [read more]
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