Hyattsville

PHOTOS: ‘Bravest’ take win in Heroes Bowl

November 21, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — The city’s Finest took on the city’s Bravest in the annual charity flag football game on Nov. 18. Both teams fought hard to win the golden football. The Finest, officers from the Hyattsville City Police Department (HCPD), went head to head with The [read more]

City council approves $80,000 for National Fitness Campaign

November 15, 2017

BY BREANNA BELL — In a unanimous decision, Hyattsville’s city council voted during their Oct. 16 meeting to approve the amendments to the 2018 budget appropriating $80,000 for a fitness court as part of the city’s partnership with the National Fitness Campaign. The city’s decision comes [read more]

Thanks to the Redskins, the Wildcats play on a new field

November 12, 2017

BY MEAGAN MILLER — In 2000, construction of the new Northwestern High School included a building, a field, a concession stand and a stadium. The field was covered with sod, which, over the years, didn’t hold up to JV and varsity soccer and football practices. Coach Bryan Pierre said, “It’s [read more]

Major development proposed for WSSC building site

November 11, 2017

BY ALLAN WALTERS — A crowd of over 200 Hyattsville residents descended upon Vigilante Coffee Company on Nov. 8 to view and provide comments on a presentation by local developer, Werrlein Properties. The pitch? A proposal to develop the former Washington Suburban Sanitary Corporation (WSSC) site [read more]

Premier running back returns, helps DeMatha qualify for playoffs

November 9, 2017

BY CHRIS MCMANES — Marshawn Lloyd returned to the DeMatha lineup Saturday. His timing couldn’t be better. Lloyd, who missed the Stags previous eight games with injury, rushed for 80 yards on 11 carries and scored two touchdowns to help lead the Stags to a 50-0 victory over Archbishop Carroll [read more]

PHOTOS: Final Friday Art Walk

November 2, 2017

BY LINDSAY MYERS — The final Friday Art Walk went off without a hitch last Friday night, October 27, 2017. The Friday Art Walk initiative was a series of community events celebrating Hyattsville artists and businesses. Participants followed a glowing path through the alleys from Green Owl Design [read more]

BREAKING NEWS: Hyattsville mayor to run for County Council

November 1, 2017

Updated 11/1 at 8 p.m. BY ROSANNA WEAVER — Hyattsville Mayor Candace B. Hollingsworth announced her plans Nov. 1 to run for a seat on the Prince George’s County Council representing District 2. “I love my city and I’ve loved this job,” Hollingsworth said, in a video announcing her [read more]
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