Monday, November 12, 2012
City offices closed, no trash, leaf collection.
In observance of Veterans Day, Hyattsville's administrative offices will be closed today. There is also no trash, yard waste or leaf collection today. The Hyattsville City Council, which normally meets on Mondays, will be meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 8 p.m. at the Hyattsville Municipal Building at 4310 Gallatin Street.
Sunday, November 11, 2012
Local businesses salute our service men and women with special deals year-round as well as on Veterans Day.
Sunday, November 11, 2012
A number of local businesses are saluting veterans, military service men and women and their families this Veterans Day by offering local discounts, specials and promotions. Here's a guide to specials, taken from themilitarywallet.com—check the site for the latest deals. Two important notes: Free food: Store discounts: Free activities:
Friday, November 9, 2012
A history of Veterans Day and what's open and closed.
This Sunday, Nov. 11, is Veterans Day, a time to recognize and honor those who have served in our nation’s military. But why that day? The Treaty of Versailles, which ended World War I, took effect on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918. In 1919, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed "November 11" as the first remembrance of the end of the Great War: To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of the nations… In 1926, Congress …
Friday, November 11, 2011
About tribes, veterans and feral cats.
Happy Friday, Hyattsville! Here are five things you need to know today: 1. It’s Veterans Day. Be sure to check Patch’s list of holiday closings. 2. From 7 to 10 p.m. at the Prince George’s Plaza Community Center the Xtreme Teens are baking and decorating pumpkin cookies. Yummmmm! 3. A Prince George's County Circuit Court judge ruled that animal control officers are not to issue warnings or penalize people for feeding feral cats. 4. Looking for a place to give toward Thanksgiving meals for the downtrodden this year? Giant on East West Highway is taking donations of $1, $5 and $10 at the checkout. 5. It’s youth open mic night from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Urban Eats Arts and Music Café in Mount Rainier. The event is free.
Thursday, November 10, 2011
Upload a photo or video of you or a loved-one to be featured on Veterans Day.
Did you or a loved one serve our country? If so, there have got to be some good photos and videos to show it. So, dig through that old shoebox, find that file folder or scroll way down on your profile pictures—they’re bound to be somewhere. Are you a tough sergeant major? Surely, someone in basic training took your picture looking stunning with standard-issue glasses. Whether you were a Marine aboard Camp Pendleton or a soldier in Germany, Patch wants to see your photos and videos, as well as hear your story. Is there a photo showing you serving the veteran community? We want to see that too. Simply upload your photos clicking the “Submit Your Photos” button above the main image and we will feature it on Veterans Day. Make sure to add a …
Thursday, November 3, 2011
No changes to trash collection, but some bus services will run on a special schedule.
The Brown Station Road Sanitary Landfill will operate on a normal schedule on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. Also, all waste management facilities and collection services, including trash, recycling, yard waste and bulk trash will be on their normal schedule. The Bus will operate normal route service on Veterans Day except for Routes 51, 51-Extended and 52, which service Prince George’s County government buildings. Call-A-Bus, will not run on Nov. 11 and will resume normal operations on Nov. 14.