Clean and Safe Team: new year, new career

January 1, 2020

By CLAUDETTE RICHARDS and HEATHER WRIGHT — How can more Hyattsville and Prince George’s County residents — especially those in need of a second chance — find employment? This question was the topic of a breakfast meeting in June 2017 between Employ Prince George’s President and CEO Walter [read more]

PHOTOS: Santa attends Fire Safety Day to help promote fire safety

December 25, 2019

By CODI GUGLIUZZ — Santa Claus took a break from his North Pole duties to meet local kids and help promote fire safety on December 15 at the Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department station. Sporting toy fire helmets from volunteer firefighters, children of all ages whispered or loudly declared [read more]

Humans of Hyattsville: Franklin Ventura

December 12, 2019

The Hyattsville Life & Times has started a new series called Humans of Hyattsville to help Hyattsville residents get to know their neighbors. If you’re a coffee lover, then surely you’ve spied Franklin Ventura as he sweet talks “Big Red” from behind the roastery counter at Vigilante [read more]

City Council debates participation in UMD shuttle program

December 12, 2019

By SOPHIE GORMAN ORIANI — At the Dec 2. city council meeting, councilmembers discussed whether or not to continue the City of Hyattsville’s relationship with the University of Maryland (UMD) shuttle program, Shuttle-UM.  Currently, the City of Hyattsville has a memorandum of understanding [read more]

HMS project planning committee offers timeline for rebuild

December 9, 2019

By SOPHIE GORMAN ORIANI — On Nov. 20, the kickoff meeting of the Project Planning Committee offered a timeline for building a new Hyattsville Middle School (HMS) and provided more information on the design process. “The plan here is not to try to save this building,” said Deanna Newman, who [read more]

City and county prep for the 2020 census

December 9, 2019

By LINDSAY MYERS — Hyattsville’s Complete Count Committee (CCC) for the 2020 census met for the first time on Nov. 20. The committee, which currently has eight members, talked strategy and elected its co-chairmen and secretary.  The committee was established by city council this past March in [read more]
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