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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: The hullabaloo around gingerbread houses

December 15, 2014

BY NANCY GILLETTE — Updated at 2:35 p.m. On Sunday, Dec. 14, Art Works hosted a free gingerbread house workshop in their Mount Rainier studio. Organizers estimate 220 people came to the Gingerbread House Holiday Hullabaloo. Participants emptied boxes of graham crackers and dug into bags of [read more]

Firefighters announce 2014 Santa Run schedules

December 2, 2014

BY REBECCA BENNETT — The Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department (HVFD) says their yearly Santa Run has expanded from one nights to three!  Santa will cover 30 miles total from 6 to 8 p.m on Dec. 13, 19, and 20. “This is our first year expanding this beyond a one-night program so please bear [read more]

PHOTOS: Kicking off holiday shopping

November 28, 2014

BY REBECCA BENNETT — Several local businesses and area retailers participated in Black/Green Friday. The Brentwood Arts Exchange is offering 20% everything in store until 7 p.m. Friday.  Big Bad Woof is offering 15% off until 8 p.m. Friday.  Community Forklift said their store is 30% off today [read more]
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