Acclaimed DeMatha music director retiring

June 10, 2011

John Mitchell built DeMatha into a music powerhouse before leaving in 2011. Above: His final performance, on May 12, was directing the wind ensemble at the University of Marylandʼs Dekelboum Concert Hall. Photos courtesy DeMatha. BY PAULA MINAERT — On May 12, John Mitchell, Director of Bands at [read more]

New Hyattsville area elementary school clears hurdle

June 10, 2011

BY SUSIE CURRIE — Demolition of the former Hyattsville Presbyterian Church, at 3120 Nicholson Street, to make way for a new elementary school should begin this month, according to Prince George’s County Public School officials. The two-story, 87,000-square-foot building, which will be [read more]
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