Sign of change: Nicholson St. to receive traffic signal

February 21, 2018

BY MARIA D. JAMES — Applause filled the room inside the Municipal Building on Jan. 17, when Gregory Slater, administrator of the Maryland Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) State Highway Administration, announced that a traffic light will go up at the intersection of Nicholson Street and [read more]

Halloween Safety Tips

October 29, 2014

Trick-or-treating in Hyattsville will take place on October 31.  As the State of Maryland tweeted, “keep those little Elsa’s safe” by following some Halloween safety tips.  The Hyattsville Police Department issued recommendations for local residents: Costume Safety Children [read more]

Police investigate recent assaults

July 25, 2014

BY REBECCA BENNETT —  On July 10 at approximately 10 p.m., a man approached a woman from behind as she walked from the West Hyattsville Metro Station on Jamestown Road, according to Hyattsville City Police.  Police say the man demanded her cell phone and then tried to pull her into a nearby [read more]

Thanksgiving Day tragedy at Home Depot

December 11, 2011

BY PAULA MINAERT — A Thanksgiving Day tragedy unfolded in the Hyattsville Home Depot parking lot. A 79-year-old driver had what police are calling a “medical emergency” and lost control of his car, hitting six pedestrians and sending five to the hospital. Two of them have since died: Fredys [read more]
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