Friday, May 17, 2013
The tryouts will be held in Riverdale on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6 p.m.
Experienced teen baseball players can try out for the Prince George’s County Baseball Alliance's summer league. The alliance will be holding tryouts this weekend starting Friday evening at 6 p.m. at at Riverdale Park Field #1 (5400 Haig Drive, Riverdale, MD, 20737) Teens should be ages 13 to 18, experienced and looking for more opportunities to play and hone their skills. No cost is associated with the tryouts and reservations are not needed. If there is inclement weather call 301-927-0822 for information. For additional information about the Summer Travel Baseball League Tryouts, contact Byron Thompson at 301-446-6800; Byron.Thompson@pgparks.com or contact Sean O’Connor at firstname.lastname@example.org. Sign up for classes and activities at…
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The pool will reopen on Thursday, April 18.
The pool at Rollingcrest-Chillum Splash Park will close at noon today, April 16, so that it can be repaired, according to an alert from Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. The pool will reopen at 6:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 18. Although the pool is set to close, the facility will remain open for other business. With the weather hitting 74 degrees today, families may be looking for a place to cool off. The Prince George's Pool is set to open to new membership today. Another popular destination for families, this pool has a long waiting list, however new memberships will be offered to those families first. Renewals closed Monday at 10 p.m. Other local pools are listed at www.pgparks.com.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Synagogue property to be used to build new Prince George's Plaza Community Center.
Hyattsville area residents can look forward to a new community center in the future, if building funds are made available. Earlier this week, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources awarded $1.8 million to the Maryland-National Capital Parks and Planning Commission to purchase a little more than one acre of land in Hyattsville to rebuild the Prince George's Plaza Community Center. "This acquisition will provide the M-NCPPC with enough land to rebuild and expand the Prince George’s Plaza Community Center ─ its oldest community center ─ and associated parking when future funding becomes available," reads a press release from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. The property includes the 17,250 square-foot Beth Torah Temple, …
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Area skaters are up for the challenge.
With excitement and anticipation from the local four-wheeled community, Hyattsville is on the cusp of whisking the veil off its newest hot spot—the Melrose Skate Park. Prince George’s County is following the national trend of building these sorts of parks where people from the Hyattsville community can shred, carve and pop shove-it—skateboard—according to Craig Kellstrom, media relations manager for the county’s department of parks and recreation. The park, located on Rhode Island Avenue at Charles Armentrout Drive, will feature artwork and design elements from area artists in order to coincide with the Hyattsville’s growing arts district. “The Melrose Skate Park will have a custom mural designed and created by local artist Valerie …
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
About GLUT, a beaver dam in the park and crepes.
It's supposed to be a scorcher today, Hyattsville! Here's today's five things you need to know: 1. In just over a week, Cafe Azul on Baltimore Avenue will begin serving a variety of crepes. 2. A Magruder Park beaver appears to have been poached for his pelt. The city reports that M-NCPPC tried to stem flooding in the area by cutting a hole into an existing beaver dam in the park. 3. Do you know your Public Works team? The department is headed by Patrick Ryan. Find out more at the city's website. 4. Prince George's County has an e-community where residents can link up to county news via Twitter, Facebook and through YouTube videos. 5. Did you know you can grind your own nut butters at GLUT co-op in Mount Rainier? Check out the details.