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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]

PHOTOS: Hokey-Pokeying at the 2017 Parent & Child Dance Party

February 16, 2017

BY HELEN PARSHALL — The “Hokey Pokey” was a repeat hit for dancers at the Hyattsville Municipal Building on Saturday, Feb. 11. With a “Candy Land” theme, the 2017 Parent & Child Dance Party was a sweet treat for kids and parents alike. The music was provided by Entertainment With [read more]

PHOTOS: Clause Applause judging is pure delight

December 17, 2016

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — On Dec. 14, four residents and city employees — myself, included — gathered to judge the houses nominated for Claus Applause, the city’s long-standing holiday decorating contest. As a kid, my family and a neighbor family would pile into a van and drive around to [read more]

Operation Santa with a Badge spreads joy to kids near and far

December 13, 2016

BY HELEN PARSHALL — Over 100 police officers and children streamed into the Mall at Prince Georges on Dec. 10, loaded in police cars with lights and sirens blaring, eager to shop for the holidays. It was all a part of Operation Santa with a Badge, an annual Hyattsville tradition that brings [read more]
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