Streetcar Suburbs Publishing Inc. provides hyper-local news and information for communities along the Route 1 corridor near Washington, DC. Our award-winning monthly newspapers, the Hyattsville Life & Times and the College Park Here & Now, have recently been joined by The Laurel Independent to provide saturation coverage of three of Maryland’s most diverse and dynamic suburbs. This website, StreetcarSuburbs.News, provides continuous and timely coverage of these same communities.
Streetcar Suburbs Publishing Inc. is a 501c(3) nonprofit corporation. Our newspapers are also members of the National Newspaper Association.
We welcome reader input, news tips, writing, photographs and video. If you would like to write an article or opinion piece, letter to the editor, or submit a news tip or picture, we would love to hear from you.
Streetcar Suburbs Publishing
P.O. Box 132
Hyattsville, MD 20781
We adhere to standards of editorial independence, equity and inclusion, donor and financial transparency, privacy and security, advertising acceptability, and conflict of interest.
We operate our newspapers thanks to our core staff members, our board members, and our man volunteers.
Hyattsville Life & Times
Sophie Gorman Oriani has been writing for Streetcar Suburbs Publishing since 2019. She lives in Hyattsville with her family.
College Park Here & Now
Mark Goodson is the managing editor for the College Park Here & Now, a print edition he helped launch in May of 2020. Mark teaches English at DeMatha Catholic High School. He, his wife, and their three kids live in College Park.
Philip Van Slooten
The Laurel Independent
Katie V. Jones joined the team in 2022 as the managing editor of The Laurel Independent. She has been writing/editing for various publications for more than 20 years. She is a graduate of The College of Wooster.
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Board of Directors
Joseph Gigliotti- President and General Counsel
Stephanie Stullich – Treasurer
Melanie Dzwonchyk – Secretary
T. Carter Ross
Emily Strab – Leave of absence
Katie V. Jones – Ex Officio
Mark Goodson – Ex Officio