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, …
Saturday, September 10, 2011
Local soldiers, veterans and their families came to the Prince George's Plaza community center for a special tribute in honor of the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11 on Saturday afternoon.
About 50 soldiers, veterans and area residents gathered at the Prince George's Plaza community center in Hyattsville for a special tribute to local soldiers. The event featured speeches from local soldiers and veterans, as well as a speech from the Maryland Secretary of Veteran's Affairs. The event was organized by the Prince George's Department of Parks and Recreation. Scroll through the photo gallery above to see who spoke and what they had to say.
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
About Dr. Seuss trees, property tax credits in Hyattsville and tot basketball.
What would you do for a Friday right now, Hyattsville? Here are today’s five things you need to know: 1. Last weekend, Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown, a colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves, was awarded the Legion of Merit for his leadership of the 153rd Legal Support Organization. Brigadier General Gil Beck, Commanding General of the United States Army Reserve Legal Command, presented the award during a Change of Command Ceremony where Lt. Governor Brown handed over command of the reserves from Norristown, PA., after completing his three-year command tenure. 2. St. Francis International School will hold its first commencement since it was created in 2010. Graduation will be at 6 p.m. on June 2 and the St. Camillus church. 3. Did you know …