Turkey, stuffing and sweet potatoes. Cans of corn, string beans and gravy. Those were just some of the delicacies low-income residents and senior citizens received Saturday to share and eat with their families as part of the 5th annual Men Aiming Higher “Thanksgiving Basket Outreach” in Prince George’s County. [read more…]
With much of the national attention focused on how Blacks experience unfair treatment from the police, dozens of Prince George’s County residents held a small rally to support law enforcement. [read more…]
Police and sheriff departments need to be more transparent, hire a more diverse workforce and instill trust with the community.
Those were just three of the dozens of recommendations mentioned Friday, Nov. 13 at a law enforcement roundtable held at the Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Office in Upper Marlboro. Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Maryland) led the discussion which focused on a report by President Barack Obama’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing.
Warren Christopher officially kicked off his campaign Wednesday for Maryland’s 4th Congressional District at the Addison Road-Seat Pleasant Metro station in Capitol Heights for two reasons: he’s a military veteran and to talk with commuters who live inside the Beltway. [read more…]
A nearly two-hour meeting themed as a “listening session” was hosted Monday by Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III, allowign residents to comment on matters important to them. [read more…]
An affordable rental housing advocate in Prince George’s County who’s spent more than 30 years ensuring accommodations for low- and moderate-income families and individuals has been named Housing Person of the Year. Eric Brown, director of the Prince George’s County Department of Housing and Community Development, was honored in late October during the Maryland Affordable Housing Coalition’s 15-year anniversary celebration.
Amid a pep-rally-like atmosphere Wednesday at Suitland High School in Forestville, Maryland, a District-based philanthropy group announced it would spearhead a $15 million fundraising campaign to help prepare high school students for college and obtain careers. [read more…]
Voters in four municipalities in Prince George’s County will go to the polls Tuesday to elect a mayor and city council members. The cities include Bowie, College Park, Greenbelt and Laurel. Some voters will choose a new mayor, while others will have a new person represent them in a particular district
Art enthusiasts looking to see eclectic pieces such as baby dolls wearing helmets and hanging from the ceiling can visit Artomatic’s first art festival in Prince George’s County for the next five weeks. Paul Christopher White of Largo produced a risqué piece of art called “Hot! Boom” that features pictures of Betty Boo, a slice of cherry cheesecake and women in provocative poses on playing cards.