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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]

Humans of Hyattsville: Shercrisha Finley

October 31, 2019

The Hyattsville Life & Times has started a new series called Humans of Hyattsville to help the people of Hyattsville get to know their neighbors. In our second installment of the series, we interviewed Shercrisha “Cree” Finley, an almost 43-year-old  Adult Education Instructor who [read more]

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]
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