Volunteer fire department honors history, plans new station

October 15, 2013

BY SUSIE CURRIE — The Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department (HVFD) will mark its 125th anniversary this month with a weekend-long celebration, and hundreds of former members are coming from all over America for it. They will be here not only to remember a shared past at the fire station, located [read more]

Hyattsville teen to attend ballet school in Moscow

October 15, 2013

BY AMANDA EISENBERG — Even doing something as mundane as ordering an iced coffee, Hyattsville resident Bianca Navari moves with an effortless grace. The 16-year-old ballet student was one of four international students chosen to dance with the prestigious Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow. She [read more]

Special meeting held about capital improvement projects

October 13, 2013

BY MAX BENNETT — A special Hyattsville City Council meeting on September 25  to discuss ongoing projects in University Hills also became a forum to discuss repairs to 40th Avenue and Crittenden and Buchanan streets. Both projects are part of the city’s five-year capital improvement plan.  [read more]

New academic year brings new school, new programs to Hyattsville

September 10, 2013

BY ROSANNA LANDIS WEAVER — No matter how often we celebrate the countdown on December 31, for many of us the start of the school year is embedded deep in our souls as the time of new beginnings and awkward transitions.  This September brings a number of changes in Hyattsville, including two new [read more]

Making a splash: Prince George’s Pool

August 13, 2013

BY ROSANNA LANDIS WEAVER — Mention the Prince George’s Pool (commonly known as the PG Pool)  to some locals and the superlatives fly.  Tamara Embrey says,  “I couldn’t love it more than I do.” “It saved my marriage,” says Rozanna Wijesinghe. “We plan our summer around it,” [read more]

Liquor board delays decisions on Mi Patio permit, violations

May 20, 2013

BY SUSIE CURRIE — At the Prince George’s County Board of License Commissioners meeting on May 1, a hearing on Mi Patio’s alleged violations was postponed after the board chairman recommended additional citations. Franklin D. Jackson’s ruling came after testimony from Chief Liquor Inspector [read more]
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