Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Community-police event takes place at Magruder Park.
The Hyattsville City Police Department will welcome area residents and business owners to celebrate the National Night Out Against Crime tonight at Magruder Park on Hamilton Street in Hyattsville. The event begins at 5 p.m. and runs through 8 p.m. This is the 29th annual "night out" against crime, according to National Night Out, which coordinates the event in communities across the nation. According to National Night Out, the event is designed to foster partnerships between local police and community stakeholders to work together to reduce crime. Last night, the Hyattsville City Council formally voted to accept a $3,000 grant from the national retail chain Target, which has a location at the Mall at Prince George's. Tonight's event …
Monday, August 6, 2012
Last minute grant to help fund community-police event this Tuesday.
The Hyattsville City Council is set to approve a last-minute grant from the Target store at the Mall at Prince George's to help fund Hyattsville's 2012 Night Out Against Crime event at Magruder Park on Tuesday night. On July 19, the city received an email from Target saying that it had been approved for a $3,000 grant from the retail chain to help fund the event. The city council will consider a measure to approve, appropriate and authorize expending the funds from Target at tonight's meeting in the Hyattsville Municipal Building on Gallatin Street. The council meeting begins at 8 p.m. Hyattsville's Night Out Against Crime will be held the next evening at Magruder Park from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The event will feature a bicycle safety course …
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
A couple hundred people gathered at Magruder Park in Hyattsville to celebrate the 28th annual National Night Out Against Crime event.
Started in 1984, the National Night Out Against Crime campaign encourages citizens, law enforcement and local officials to stand up against crime in their neighborhoods.