Dear Prince George’s County Public Schools Community,
The holidays are meant to be a time of joy and celebration. For those of us working in healthcare, it has been anything but. This time of year has been particularly stressful for all of us. As the new year begins, those of us manning the hospitals are bracing ourselves for a very dark winter.
The Prince George’s County Department of the Environment concluded a month-long public comment tour on Nov. 30, during which it presented its freshly minted Climate Action Plan to residents online and in community centers across the county for feedback and critique.
Peter Pan Bus founded by the Picknelly family in 1933 and still operated by them has a tradition of providing safe and clean buses. Service is now available from Greebelt and Silver Spring Stay safe and well as you venture out. For more information, see this video.
PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, MD – Educators in Prince George’s County will take to the streets Thursday evening to demand the Prince George’s County Board of Education and school administration address a dire understaffing situation that has led to crushing workloads for educators.
I’m fortunate to wear many hats at Gwynn Park High School, some of which include: 10th and 11th grade English teacher, English Department Chair, social media manager and yearbook sponsor. Since high school, I’ve been passionate about yearbook creation and now that I have my own class of stud…
The Prince George’s County Board of Elections announced the preliminary vote counts for College Park’s municipal election this past Sunday.
“Congress just sent to President Biden’s desk historic legislation to invest in, rebuild and reimage our nation’s infrastructure for the 21st century.”
The Prince George’s County Sierra Club supports the Prince George’s County Climate Action Plan, which is now available at mypgc.us/climateactionplan. Public comments made during the 30-day public comment period (Nov. 1-Dec 1) will become part of the public record. The full implementation of …
Two high school juniors are running a local charity drive in order to combat period and hygiene poverty. They have partnered with Her Drive, a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that shares their goals. They began collecting items on the 15th of October and plan to continue collect…
The city of Greenbelt will hold a referendum on November 2 to examine the feasibility of reparations for Black and Native American residents.
The College Park Aviation Museum hosted the first annual Latinas in Aviation Festival over the weekend to honor Hispanic women in the aviation industry.
Bowie, MD., September 29, 2021 - The National Dental Association (NDA) the world’s largest and oldest organization of minority oral health professionals issued the following statement in support of adding dental benefits under
We call upon the Prince George’s County Council – sitting as the District Council – to follow the law and to uphold the integrity of its planning process regarding the review of Conceptual Site Plan CSP-20007 for the Clay Property. Our understanding is that the Council will continue a discus…
A portion of Excalibur Road, between Evergreen Parkway and Mitchellville Road, where City Hall is located is being renamed “Fred Robinson Way” in honor of retired Mayor G. Frederick Robinson and his longstanding dedication to Bowie. City Hall is the only address affected by the change.
BOWIE, MD— A Prince George’s County based nonprofit organization, In Reach, Inc, is giving local teens an opportunity to address community issues in a fun and creative way. Teens Talk Television (TTTV), launched in 2020 and has already reached thousands of viewers.
Adelphi, Md. (Sept. 3, 2021)— A graduate student in health care administration (HCAD) at the University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) has been named the first student board member of the Maryland Association of Health Care Executives (MACHE).
The City of Bowie Public Works Department will begin the semi-annual fire hydrant flushing and testing program in areas served by City water. Hydrant flushing will begin on Monday, September 27, 2021 and will take place Monday through Friday from approximately 9am until 3pm in accordance wi…
HYATTSVILLE – Prince George’s County’s most successful transit-oriented development area is looking to become even more successful with the addition of new housing options.
When first grade teacher Elizabeth Ansley started a food pantry, she had no idea it would last 15 months after the beginning of the pandemic.
Grace Community Church in Fulton, Maryland has been running a COVID-19 food distribution program in order to ensure families in Howard County have food to eat.
As federal and state regulators continue to hold virtual public hearings until May 24 on the Superconducting Maglev (Scmaglev) rail proposed for Baltimore to Washington, D.C., residents and council members of Prince George’s County continue to voice opposition to building the 374 mph train a…
Laurel, Md.—Psi Epsilon Omega Chapter (PEO), Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA) Sorority, Incorporated® donated more than 25,000 items of personal protective equipment during an event held on April 25,2021. The chapter provided masks, gloves, and hand sanitizer, among other items, to Oaklands Elementar…
The Old Bowie Grille had to close a day before St. Patrick's Day last year because of the pandemic, but it got a little luck from the Irish when, on the verge of closing, it got financial assistance from the Barstool Fund and a $5,000 donation so that owner Theresa Thompson could give her s…
ROCKVILLE (November 23, 2020) - Halmar Friesen Nascar Racing Team raced to Montgomery County and Prince George’s County on Friday to deliver a ton (2000 pounds) of holiday meals to needy families on behalf of Halmar International. Halmar partnered with Nourish Now, a food bank located in Roc…
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (11/19/2020) – BYD, “Build Your Dreams”, announced the City of Hyattsville, Md. has purchased a BYD 6R Class 6 refuse truck, which will be the first battery-electric, zero-emission vehicle of its kind in the state of Maryland.
LANHAM — DuVal High School’s Academy of Aerospace Engineering and Aviation Technology (AEAT) began as part of an ongoing effort by Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) to prepare students for postsecondary success and expose them to STEM-related career fields. Fast forward five-and-a-half years later, and the program remains a critically important component of the […]
HYATTSVILLE – At its town meeting on Jan. 6, Hyattsville City Council addressed police response in deadly situations and heard from one notable non-resident: a council member from Mount Rainier. Scott Cecil, a council member for neighboring Mount Rainier, attended the Hyattsville meeting to make a public and formal request for the town to show […]
SEABROOK – When a plane crashed through a carport in New Carrollton days before the new year, Mark Brady said it just made sense. The public information officer for the county’s fire and EMS department was preparing for his final days before his retirement, but remained on call for any breaking news development around the […]
SEABROOK – As cranes continue to move steel beams at the site of the future University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center, Prince George’s County is progressing forward as well in terms of land acquisition and opportunities. In 2019, the county continued its expansion of development growth to bring in more revenue into its coffers. […]
SEABROOK — Throughout 2019, the county’s academic community saw many changes, and had its share of ups and downs. On June 18, Monica Goldson was named the permanent CEO of Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) after nearly a year serving as interim following the resignation of Kevin Maxwell. In her new leadership position, Goldson […]