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Summer Jam thrives thanks to many hands coming together

May 24, 2017

BY DANA PATTERSON — Summer Jam isn’t just a “big neighborhood party” planned by the city; it’s an event that serves as a testament to the city’s commitment to bring residents and local businesses together. In order to ensure the event goes off without a hitch, the city relies on groups [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]

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]

PHOTOS: Mini artists showcase their masterpieces at HES art show

March 25, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — Elementary students rushed around the school halls on Thursday evening, pointing to pictures, paintings and collages, excited to see each piece. Parents followed behind, just as eager to see it all. Hyattsville Elementary School (HES) held its much-anticipated 3rd annual art [read more]

PHOTOS: Winter’s last hurrah

March 14, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — Hyattsville was blanketed by a few inches of snow on March 13-14, thanks to a powerful Nor’easter named Stella. The storm caused minimal damage in the city. Public schools were closed. Department of Public Works (DPW) crews worked all night and day to clear the streets. [read more]

PHOTOS: Rally to support ‘sanctuary city’ ordinance

March 8, 2017

BY ALLAN WALTERS — Prior to the public hearing on March 1, a rally promoting “sanctuary city” status for Hyattsville kicked off at Robert J. King Memorial Park on Gallatin Street. The rally, organized by the local chapter of Not On Our Watch, attracted approximately 60 supporters. [read more]
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