From The Board: Chronicling our community — with your help

November 15, 2017

BY T. CARTER ROSS — Next year marks the 20th anniversary of when my not-yet-at-the-time fiancée and I moved to Hyattsville. Since then, we married, bought a house, had two kids and got a dog. We also found a community. Ours is a far from unique experience. It shouldn’t surprise anyone who [read more]

JUNE 7: Sister organizes 5k for brittle bone disease

June 4, 2015

BY SCARLETT SALEM — Most people are fortunate enough to break only a bone or two in their lifetime, but those afflicted with Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) can expect to break hundreds. While the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation estimates the “brittle bone disease” affects 20,000 to 50,000 [read more]

PHOTOS: Volunteers plant around schools, neighborhood

October 22, 2014

On Saturday, October 18, “volunteers planted 10 trees, 6 shrubs, and more than 60 perennials at Nicholson Park, the Trolley Trail near Lot 1, and Hyattsville Elementary and Middle schools,” according to Hyattsville City Councilmember Bart Lawrence (Ward 1). Photo courtesy Hyattsville [read more]

Eleven new EMT’s for fire department

August 10, 2014

The Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department says 11 new emergency medical technicians have recently joined the department.  Nearly a dozen more are also enrolled in upcoming EMT and paramedic courses, they say. The department credits its increased recruitment efforts to a Staffing for Adequate Fire [read more]

Bringing playtime to needy children

April 15, 2014

BY SCARLETT SALEM AND SUSIE CURRIE — The tragic story of 8-year-old Relisha Rudd has spotlighted the dismal conditions of the Washington, D.C., homeless shelter where the girl spent the last 18 months of her life. Rudd, who at press time had been missing for over a month, is one of hundreds of [read more]
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