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Late artist’s ‘Great Blue Herons’ lands in Riverdale Park

February 9, 2018

A new sculpture sits at the corner of a busy intersection, part beautification and part environmental meditation. On Feb. 7, the Town of Riverdale Park dedicated a new sculpture recently installed at East-West Highway and Route 1 at the J.D. Williams Office Building. The sculpture, “Great [read more]

PHOTOS: HAP hosts annual Valentine-making party

February 7, 2018

By KRISSI HUMBARD — On Feb. 3, Hyattsville Aging in Place hosted its annual intergenerational Valentine’s Day card-making party. HAP provided all the supplies — papers, stickers, ribbons, images and markers — and encouraged residents of all ages to make Valentine’s Day cards for [read more]

Vigilante Coffee members to compete in U.S. CoffeeChamps

February 2, 2018

By KRISSI HUMBARD — Two members of the Vigilante Coffee Co. team are headed to New Orleans to compete for a spot in the national coffee championships. Diane Contreras, Vigilante’s director of training, and Franklin Ventura, the shop’s head roaster, took a road trip to the competition [read more]

UPDATE: Police say missing teenage girl returned home

February 1, 2018

Nyaja McClam Update, Feb. 1, 10:30 p.m. By KRISSI HUMBARD — Hyattsville City Police Sgt. Zach Nemser says the missing teenage girl, who made a threat of suicide before going missing, has returned home. Nyaja McClam, a 15-year-old black female who is 5 feet 8 inches and 240 pounds, was last [read more]

PHOTOS: HCPD officers take a frigid dip for a good cause

January 29, 2018

By KRISSI HUMBARD — What better team-building exercise is there than to jump into freezing water together? Twelve Hyattsville City Police Department officers waded into freezing water to raise money for Maryland Special Olympics. The HCPD officers joined officers from nearly every police [read more]

Traffic changes near Felegy Elementary go into effect

January 29, 2018

By KRISSI HUMBARD — The City of Hyattsville will implement traffic pattern changes near Edward M. Felegy Elementary School (6110 Editors Park Drive) starting at noon on Monday, Jan. 29. Felegy Elementary lets out at 1:55 p.m. The yellow curb in front of the school will remain a “No [read more]

Movin’ with the Mayor takes on self-defense for women

January 23, 2018

By GRETCHEN BRODTMAN — Preparedness is the key to safety. That’s why January’s Movin’ With the Mayor is a free three-part series focusing on realistic self-defense tactics and techniques for women. The Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) System begins with awareness, prevention, risk [read more]
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