Politics

‘Vigil for Life’ brings communities, police together

August 3, 2016

BY EMILY STRAB — On July 23rd, a crowd gathered at Hyattsville’s University Town Center (UTC) to pray for peace and healing for those who have fallen victim to the rising tensions between minority citizens and the police officers sworn to protect them. It was the third event in a “Vigil for [read more]

Resident celebrates first Independence Day as a US citizen

July 25, 2016

BY HELEN LYONS — Rosalina Justiniano was naturalized in a ceremony hosted by the City of Hyattsville on May 7. Photo courtesy of Rosalina Justiniano. For many Americans, the Fourth of July means hotdogs and hamburgers on the grill, a picnic with friends and family, and fireworks exploding in the [read more]

PHOTOS: Metal art house and other gems on 2016 house tour

May 17, 2016

BY REBECCA BENNETT — The Hyattsville Preservation Association’s 37th Annual Historic Hyattsville House Tour took place on May 15.  The eight houses featured on the tour included Clarke Bedford’s art house and cars on Nicholson Street, a home-built auto racing game center, and a home [read more]

Election board confirms Frazier as Ward 5 winner

September 14, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT – The City of Hyattsville Board of Election Supervisors counted absentee and provisional ballots from the Ward 5 Special Election on Monday, Sept 14, confirming that Ruth Ann Frazier won the council seat recently vacated by Clay Williams.  She joins Councilmember Joseph [read more]

Unofficial results: Frazier may be the next Ward 5 councilmember

September 12, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — The last voter on Sept. 12 for the Ward 5 Special Election came in at approximately 7:45 p.m.  Just minutes after the polls closed at 8 p.m., the City of Hyattsville Board of Election Supervisors had counted all of the votes from that day and transported the unofficial [read more]

Countdown to the Ward 5 Special Election

September 10, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — The 2015 Ward 5 Special Election will take place on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Magruder Park. Here is what you need to know: There are now seven candidates running for the seat vacated by former Councilmember Clay Williams (Ward 5).  View their bios here. A [read more]

Eight residents contend for vacant Ward 5 council seat

August 11, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — The City of Hyattsville is holding a special election to fill a vacant seat left by former Councilmember Clay Williams (Ward 5) in late June.  According to the city charter, a special election must be held within 75 days of the vacancy. Ward 5 residents can vote at Magruder [read more]
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