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PG Plaza Day Center celebrates one year of community service

October 20, 2017

BY HEATHER WRIGHT — During the summer of 2015, Rev. Nathan Hill watched as police escorted a homeless man out of a library for taking off his socks. The reverend’s University Christian Church had been hosting Warm Nights and Safe Haven programs for the homeless, but Hill wondered where [read more]

City police add electric car, motorcycle to fleet

October 18, 2017

BY HOLLY BREVIG — The Hyattsville City Police Department (HCPD) has added a Chevrolet Bolt electric car and a Zero electric motorcycle to its fleet. “Now, this is not a unique idea,” said HCPD Sgt. Hartnett. “There are police departments across the country that have taken in [read more]

The new face of the Mall at Prince Georges

October 18, 2017

BY MARIA D. JAMES — Between the large construction equipment and huge colorful banners with the words “new” and “coming soon,” it’s hard not to notice that major changes are happening to the Mall at Prince Georges. According to the mall’s owners, these exterior and interior changes [read more]

Hyattsville asks for public input on transportation improvement

September 28, 2017

BY BEN SIMASEK — Hyattsville residents gathered at the municipal building Sept. 20 to share their ideas and priorities for making it easier and safer to move around the city. Several city officials and councilmembers were also in attendance. The City of Hyattsville is launching a study to develop [read more]

Miss Floribunda: Frustrating fungus

September 20, 2017

Dear Miss Floribunda, About a year ago, I noticed fungus-like growth on my azalea bushes (see attached picture). It’s slowly been getting worse, and some of the branches have died. What’s going on here, and what should I do about it? I’ve had these shrubs for a long time and [read more]

Nature Nearby: The fungus among us

September 20, 2017

BY FRED SEITZ — The extensive rain in the past few months has raised the visibility of one of the most adaptive, diverse and mysterious organisms: fungus. A walk in the woods will reveal fungi from the familiar toadstools, to various shelf-type fungi on trees and logs, to some brilliant [read more]

From the Editor: Big Brothers Big Sisters hope to fill need

September 20, 2017

BY MARIA JAMES — In the May edition of the Hyattsville Life & Times, I openly shared my challenge with finding my identity as a single adult who is childless and lives in our family-oriented community. I received many positive and encouraging messages from others who are living the single, [read more]

Ready to rock (and stroll) at first Hyattsville PorchFest

September 13, 2017

BY HEATHER WRIGHT — Hanging out on a porch, you can watch the life of your neighborhood: kids biking, people walking dogs, teenagers talking to one another and into their phones. And the community can watch you. And listen. On Saturday, Sept. 16, from 2 to 6 p.m., the Hyattsville community can [read more]
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