HCPD earns CALEA reaccreditation

March 28, 2018

By KRISSI HUMBARD — The Hyattsville City Police Department (HCPD) was recommended in November for recertification by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA), according to Lt. Chris Purvis, public information officer. Last week, HCPD leaders Chief Douglas Holland, [read more]

PHOTOS: Hyattsville’s first PorchFest

September 26, 2017

The Hyattsville Preservation Association organized the city’s first PorchFest on Sept. 16. Twelve houses hosted musicians for an afternoon of musical entertainment. Residents had the option to stroll along from house to house, or post at one house and hear a range of musicians. There was a [read more]

Hyattsville Happenings: April 14-16

April 13, 2017

Need plans for the weekend? We’ve got you covered. Hyattsville is a happenin’ place. Friday, April 14: Storytime Pop-Up: Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and more at this innovative collaboration between PGCMLS & Mt. Rainier’s organic juice & smoothie joint. Ages 0-5 years old. [read more]

PHOTOS: Claus Applause judging is pure delight

December 17, 2016

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — On Dec. 14, four residents and city employees — myself, included — gathered to judge the houses nominated for Claus Applause, the city’s long-standing holiday decorating contest. As a kid, my family and a neighbor family would pile into a van and drive around to [read more]

BREAKING NEWS: Police seek help to find missing person

December 15, 2016

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — Hyattsville City Police are seeking help to find a missing person. Nathaniel Haggins. Photo courtesy of HCPD Nathaniel Treshawon Haggins is a black male who was born Sept. 11, 2001. He is 5’08” and weighs 130 pounds. He lives on the 5000 Block 38th Avenue in [read more]

Operation Santa with a Badge spreads joy to kids near and far

December 13, 2016

BY HELEN PARSHALL — Over 100 police officers and children streamed into the Mall at Prince Georges on Dec. 10, loaded in police cars with lights and sirens blaring, eager to shop for the holidays. It was all a part of Operation Santa with a Badge, an annual Hyattsville tradition that brings [read more]
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