University Park

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]

Local Halloween Events 2014

October 31, 2014

SEND US YOUR HALLOWEEN PICTURES!  Tag us on Twitter @HvilleTimes or upload them here. This Evening – Hyattsville Trick or Treat 4 p.m. – Halloween Adventure for Kids (pre-registration recommended) Love Yoga, 5111 Baltimore Ave 6 p.m. – Haunted Hatha Yoga Love Yoga, 5111 Baltimore [read more]

Updating the plan to create a new downtown

July 15, 2014

What is your vision for the East West Highway corridor? “A great urban place and new downtown that is walkable and vibrant.”  The Prince George’s County Planning Department says that is part of the vision for the Prince George’s Plaza Metro area in the next 20 years. The [read more]

Input sought for new University Park Elemetary principal

July 3, 2014

Survey deadline extended to July 3 at 5:00pm The hunt is on for University Park Elementary School, which is looking for a new principal.  It kicked off its search with a community forum on July 1. The school is also reaching out to parents and future parents of UPES students to weigh in on which [read more]

Primary numbers rolling in

June 25, 2014

Rounding up the numbers from races of local interest: County Council District 2 (Democrat) Doyle Niemann – 2,214 (50.2%) Deni Taveras – 2,196 (49.8%) Municipalities: Hyattsville, Mount Rainier, Brentwood, North Brentwood House of Delegates – District 22 (Democrat) Alonzo [read more]

Neighbors step up to help family in need

June 11, 2014

BY REBECCA BENNETT —  The Washington Post shared the heart-breaking story about Hyattsville’s Melvin Maldonado and his fight with cancer.  The 11-year-old passed away on June 8.  His mother recently miscarried after six months, his brother has autism, and his parents told visiting [read more]

A Hyattsville fish story

June 8, 2013

The fisherman is deep in reverie on a cool spring morning.  Sunlight dapples on a fast-moving stream, tripping over small rapids and falls.  Boughs of pale-green leaves form a canopy over the water.  A profusion of river rocks and pebbles glimmer in the clear water, framing deeper holes that [read more]
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