Thanksgiving

DeMatha supports graduate’s community outreach

November 27, 2019

By CHRIS McMANES — Hundreds of Prince George’s County residents will be enjoying Thanksgiving dinner this year thanks to former DeMatha basketball star Jerami Grant.  His Saturday Nov. 23 “Thanksgiving Grant-ed” event at Peppermill Community Center in Landover, Md., was the third one his [read more]

Local organization distributes 450 Thanksgiving food baskets

November 27, 2014

BY REBECCA BENNETT — On Monday, Nov. 24, Community Ministry of Prince George’s County (CMPGC) gave away Thanksgiving food baskets to approximately 450 families at the First United Methodist Church of Hyattsville. CMPGC Executive Director Jimmie Slade said, “Community Ministry has [read more]

2014 HL&T Holiday Activity Guide (updated 12/12)

November 22, 2014

Have an event that should be on this list? Contact us.   28th Annual Winter Festival of Lights Opens Friday, Nov. 28 at 5 p.m. Watkins Regional Park. 301 Watkins Park Drive, Upper Marlboro Don’t want to mob-shop on Black Friday? Opening today is the 28th Annual Winter Festival of Lights, the [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]

My Two Cents: The blessing of community

November 11, 2011

BY TODD THOMASON — One thing I am giving thanks for this Thanksgiving is the gift of community. Living in relation to others (be it in the same house, office or town) can be a challenge, but it’s also a blessing. I was recently reminded of what a true blessing community can be on the Sunday [read more]
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