Hyattsville Youth Advisory Council to propose drug training programs in PGCPS
The Hyattsville Youth Advisory Council faced a dilemma during its Feb. 8 meeting regarding programs that teach students how to use the lifesaving drug Narcan, or naloxone, in potential drug overdoses.
University Park activists claim Nine Pond project is polluting Wells Run
On Jan. 29, David Brosch was shivering as he stood on the roof of the parking deck at 3325 Toledo Road, just west of the Hyattsville Branch Library. Brosch, an environmentalist and University Park Sustainability Committee member, was braving the cold because the deck affords a great view of the Nine Pond project.
Riverdale Park to build new playground
The park, which will replace 54th Place, a dead-end street south of Riverdale Road, will be similar to Hollywood Gatewood Park, the $1 million pocket park at the southeast corner of Baltimore Avenue and Edgewood Road.
Environmental committee leads sustainability efforts
City residents who care about the environment have been making a difference through the College Park Committee for a Better Environment (CBE) for over 50 years.
Established in 1972, the committee currently has 13 members, who are appointed by the mayor and city council for three-year renewable terms.
New signs mark county Civil Rights Trail
Since the last Black History Month in 2023, several locations along Prince George County’s Civil Rights Trail have received new signage and markers to help residents and visitors better understand what life was like from the 1940s to the 1960s when the county was legally segregated.
College Park Here & Now welcomes new managing editor
Streetcar Suburbs Publishing is pleased to welcome Sharon O’Malley as managing editor of College Park Here&Now. She comes on board this month and the March issue will mark her debut.
Native Gardening with Jimmy: Plant invaders along the Patuxent
By JIMMY ROGERS Have you visited Riverfront Park, just behind Main Street in Old Town Laurel? The quiet Patuxent River…