Local officials break ground on new Capital Regional Medical Center

groundbreaking courtesy of Mike Yourishin other optionLARGO – Twenty-three years ago, as Rep. Anthony Brown (D-4) prepared for the birth of his first child, he encountered a predicament he expects is all too common for families living in Prince George’s County.


Greenbelt lays out legislative priorities before meeting with delegation

greenbeltGREENBELT – The Maryland General Assembly is gearing up to enter another session in the new year and the city of Greenbelt wants to make sure its priorities are taken all the way to Annapolis.

However, coming to a consensus on priorities is not always easy.


Residents send in more than 500 letters to protect Cheverly green space

letter writing campaign courtesy of Joani Horchler I have the names of people picturedCHEVERLY – Cheverly Mayor Mike Callahan showed up at the clerk of the county council’s office with a box stuffed with nearly 500 letters on Nov. 21.

They were letters detailing residents’ opposition to a proposed amendment to the Cheverly Sector Plan that would allow housing to be built in a beloved local green space.


Redskins’ charity event helps local families celebrate Thanksgiving

2017harvestfeastLANDOVER – More than 2,000 families pushed shopping carts through an assembly line at FedExField to receive an array of traditional Thanksgiving foods, including stuffing, potatoes, corn and whole turkeys.


‘Gift Cards for Guns’ nets the PGPD 160 guns

PGPDUPPER MARLBORO – R. Sean Benoit, medical director of trauma services at the University of Maryland Prince George’s Hospital, is no stranger to operating on gunshot wound victims.

Over the past three years, the hospital staff has treated more than 700 of these patients, more than half of whom came from Prince George’s County. Some of his patients have been as young as 14 months old.


Prince George’s County firefighters to be honored at NASCAR Hall of Fame

Ware courtesy of Mark BradyWells courtesy of Mark BradyUPPER MARLBORO – Prince George’s Assistant Fire Chief Darren Ware and retired Deputy Fire Chief Tyrone Wells will be featured in the “Everyday Champions” exhibit in the Whelen Hall of Champions at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, North Carolina.