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Hyattsville Happenings: April 21-23

April 21, 2017

Need plans for the weekend? We’ve got you covered. Hyattsville is a happenin’ place. Friday, April 21: Storytime Pop-Up: Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and more at this innovative collaboration between PGCMLS & Mt. Rainier’s organic juice & smoothie joint. Ages 0-5 years old. [read more]

Watch the Replay: 2017 Candidates Forum

April 20, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — On April 19, the Hyattsville Life & Times and the city’s Teen Advisory Committee co-hosted the 2017 Hyattsville City Election Candidate Forum, which brought together all 12 of the city’s candidates running for Hyattsville City Council. The 2017 Candidate Forum [read more]

Election Countdown: Preliminary campaign finance reports

April 20, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — The Initial Campaign Finance Reports for the 2017 city council candidates were due Monday, April 17 at 5 p.m. Six candidates — only half of those running for a city council seat — filed their reports by the deadline. Ward One Bart Lawrence Ward Three Vinni Anandham [read more]

Hyattsville makes ‘sanctuary city’ status official

April 18, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — “I am happy! I am happy!” cried Candida Garcia. Chants and cheers filled the council chambers after the Hyattsville City Council cast its final vote in favor of the “sanctuary city” ordinance. The ordinance passed 8-2, with councilmembers Paula Perry (Ward 4) and Ruth [read more]

PHOTOS: Eggs-citement abounds at Great Magruder Park Egg Hunt

April 9, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — The sun was out but the wind was biting during the Great Magruder Park Egg Hunt on April 8. But that did not deter dozens of families from the beloved tradition. Some lined up along the green tape as early as 30 minutes before, kids eagerly waiting for their chance to grab [read more]

Hyattsville Happenings: April 7-9

April 7, 2017

Need plans for the weekend? We’ve got you covered. Hyattsville is a happenin’ place. All Weekend:  Spring Community Yard Sale Weekend: Calling all bargain hunters! The Spring City-wide Yard Sale is scheduled for Friday, April 7 – Sunday, April 9. City residents can participate for as [read more]

Council votes to make Hyattsville a ‘sanctuary city’

April 6, 2017

BY BEN SIMASEK — The city council voted Monday night to make Hyattsville a “sanctuary city,” declaring that the city’s police force and staff will not intervene in federal immigration matters. Councilmembers voted 8-2 in favor in the first vote on the ordinance, to formally introduce [read more]

PHOTOS: Riders speed through the city during Route 1 Rampage

April 3, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — The second Route 1 Rampage racers took off from the starting line just north of Gallatin Street on Route 1 at 8 a.m. on April 1. Races ran all day, and each lasted 25 to 60 minutes. Competitors in the race ranged from amateur to collegiate and pro with prizes from [read more]
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