EDC launches workspace for start-ups

EDC courtesy photoLARGO – County officials and the Prince George’s County Economic Develop Corporation (EDC) opened the EDC’s Innovation Station Accelerator in Largo with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Feb. 28.


Man suffers heart attack during celebration of life

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IMG 2776LANHAM – On Feb. 25 in a crowd including hundreds of mourners were starting to celebrate the life of Cpl. Mujahid Ramzziddin at the Diyanet Center of America in Lanham who was shot and killed on Feb. 21 in Brandywine, an adult male suffered a severe heart attack inside the center.


PGPD officer laid to rest after giving his life to save another

1LANHAM – Hundreds gathered outside of the Diyanet Center of America on Good Luck Road in Lanham to say goodbye and pray for Cpl. Mujahid Ramzziddin before he was laid to rest Friday.


Board sends reduced budget request to Baker

BOE buildingUPPER MARLBORO — The Prince George County Board of Education passed a significantly reduced budget proposal last week after only having the proposal online for a few hours.


New program helps teens build healthy relationships

SEABROOK – The Prince George’s County Family Justice Center, an initiative of the Circuit Court, has launched a program in collaboration with a local organization fighting domestic violence to empower teenagers to recognize and end dating violence.


County Chamber of Commerce discusses future

logo 2GREENBELT – During the annual State of the Chamber Breakfast on Feb. 21, Prince George’s Chamber of Commerce officials briefly reviewed the group’s accomplishments over the past year and laid out their upcoming objectives, events and concerns.


County Council may vote against raise

CountyCouncil2017UPPER MARLBORO – The Prince George’s County Council seems poised to vote against a suggested raise to offset the loss of their automobile allowance. During a council meeting on Feb. 20, Chair Dannielle Glaros announced the introduction of a bill that would amend the 2017-2018 Prince George’s County Compensation Review Board’s recommendations to eliminate a one-time pay increase of $10,000 per annum starting with the next elected county council.


County executive candidates discuss education

pgcea logoFORESTVILLE – Four of the six candidates for Prince George’s county executive met at the Prince George’s County Educators’ Association Headquarters for an education-related forum on Jan. 31.