County initiative aspires to give babies a ‘Smart Start’

Smart start for babies courtesy of Mike YourishinCHEVERLY – A new collaborative county initiative aims to promote a “smart start” for young children by providing new families at the University of Maryland Capital Regional Health and Medstar Southern Maryland Hospitals with a “baby bundle” with items to encourage early childhood education and safety. Local health, education and government leaders gathered at the Prince George’s County Health Department on May 3 to launch the “Smart Start for Babies” program.


Massive fire erupts in Glenn Dale

IMG 1210GLENN DALE – A four-alarm fire occurred on May 2 and destroyed seven townhouses that were under construction along with construction equipment, several propane tanks and caused a massive brush fire in Glenn Dale.


Eight Dems vie for first-ever at-large council seats

Elections VOTEGLENN DALE — The Prince George's County Council will grow by two seats after the upcoming November election, but while the positions may be new to the county, most of the candidates running for them are not strangers to county politics.


Capitol Heights candidates talk community engagement

Capitol Heights 03CAPITOL HEIGHTS – As the town of Capitol Heights gears up for its municipal election on May 7, residents have a plethora of candidates for town council and mayor to select from. During a candidate forum at the local fire station on April 26, residents were able to listen as the candidates described their own qualifications and visions for the area.