University of Maryland

SJA kids running club puts on speedy display at UMD track meet

May 13, 2019

By LILLIAN REESE — On your mark, get set, go! On May 3, the St. Jerome Academy (SJA) Beginner Running and Fitness Club took the track to showcase their speed for fans at the University of Maryland’s (UMD) Kehoe Track. At Maryland’s final track and field meet of the season, the team invited [read more]

Officials wowed by students’ creativity at PGCPS art exhibit

April 2, 2019

By LILLY REESE — The Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) North County Student Art Exhibit, featuring 800 pieces of student artwork from 120 schools, opened on March 28 and county administrators and University of Maryland program directors could only say one thing — “wow!” For [read more]

5-year-old is running leukemia into the ground

March 19, 2019

By LILLIAN REESE — One family. One little boy with a cancer diagnosis. Two running teams with the same goal: to change the way young children in Hyattsville feel about their athletic abilities. The friendly greetings of Monica Serrano, her husband, Mickey Torrealba, and their three children — [read more]

Path between College Park, Riverdale now open for use

April 18, 2018

By MEAGAN MILLER — Two pillars at the corner of Albion Road and Route 1 were tied together by a red ribbon at 8:30 a.m. on April 5. Folks from the neighborhood and representatives from around the county snacked on donated Pike’s Place brew coffee from Riverdale Park Station Starbucks and [read more]

Bike-share programs rolling into Hyattsville

July 15, 2017

BY BEN SIMASEK — Local transportation options will soon shift into high gear in Hyattsville. Over the next few years, the city plans to pilot two bike sharing programs. In spring 2018, the Prince George’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation will bring the Capital Bikeshare [read more]

Nature Nearby: Green invaders in Magruder Park

February 27, 2017

BY FRED SEITZ — Walk along the bike path near the Northwest Branch and you may notice signs about a research project at the edge of the woods. On a mild winter day, I saw a team of entomologists from the University of Maryland (UMD), one of whom told me that they were working on a project to [read more]

PHOTOS: Bikers take to the streets for the Route 1 Rampage

March 12, 2016

BY REBECCA BENNETT — Updated March 13, 2016 at 9:45 a.m.  The first Route 1 Rampage racers took off from the starting line just north of Gallatin Street on Baltimore Avenue at 7:30am on March 12.  Each race lasted 25 to 60 minutes. Competitors in the race ranged from amateur to collegiate and [read more]
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