Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Elections results came in more than two hours after polls closed.
Tuesday night's election results came in late. Meantime, Patch photographer Chris Suspect shot lots of photos of Hyattsville residents and candidates. Here are some of them. You can view more of Chris's photos on his personal blog or on Flickr.
Here are the unofficial results from today's City Council elections.
The unofficial elections results for Hyattsville City Council show Marc Tartaro handily winning the mayor’s race and two newcomers unseating multi-term incumbents in Wards 1 and 2. Here are the numbers (Winners are in bold type): Mayor: Christopher Michael Brophy (135) LaVonne Leslie (155) Marc Tartaro (572) Ward 1 Douglas S. Dudrow (77) Candace B. Hollingsworth (107) William Jenne (7) Scott D. Matirne (20) Ward 2 William F. Tierney II (171) Shani Warner (223) Connor Wilkinson (32) Ward 3 Timothy P. Hunt (169) Ward 4 Paula J. Perry (51) Ward 5 Nicole Hinds-Mofor (41) Patch will have the full story for you soon. Please check back for a video and words from some of the candidates.
Sunday, April 10, 2011
Here's this week's roundup of news from Hyattsville Patch.
The week began with an article about the Prince George's County All Stars using their defensive pressure to key a fourth-quarter rally as they picked up a 66-64 victory over Montgomery County in the VOLiSports/FiOS 1 Girls All Star game at Wise High School in Upper Marlboro. Patch also rolled out several profiles of candidates for the city’s municipal elections next month. This week we featured the three mayoral candidates—LaVonne Leslie, Chris Brophy and Marc Tartaro. We also ran profiles on Scott Matirne who is running for a Ward 1 spot. We put together a candidate guide and started a photo gallery of election signs. We rolled out our newest column, Five Things You Need To Know Today, which is a quick dose of information that you need …
Wednesday, September 8, 2010
Councilman Marc Tartaro is concerned about how the MOU could affect development in the city.
The Hyattsville City Council at its Sept. 7 meeting passed a motion for Mayor William Gardiner to execute an amended memorandum of understanding (MOU) establishing the Inter-Municipal Collaborative Committee on Wells Run. But it was not passed without some reservation. "I guess I have some concerns," said Council President Marc Tartaro (Ward 1). "There's already been a number of expressions [from University Park and Riverdale Park] about development in Hyattsville and if they don't like the nature of that development that they will do everything in their power to make it not happen. I don't think that's a good starting place for collaboration." Tartaro, along with councilmen William Tierney and David Hiles (both of Ward 2) voted against …
Friday, September 3, 2010
Proposal for garden at Hyatt Park may see movement this fall.
Talks about a garden at Hyatt Park began over a year ago, but requests from City Council have pushed back plans, which Mayor William Gardiner says now may get rolling this fall. Resident Harold Stone has spearheaded the project, which he said was never meant to become political. After he provided supporting documents and information to Gardiner, the council decided to wait to proceed with the garden until after other items were put in place. Now the Council is requiring a soil survey, a land survey and at least one councilman is requesting that the Hyatt Park Community Garden Association become a 501(c)(3) before the project can move forward. "That is absolutely ludicrous," Stone said. "The City Council has not done anything to move …