Men Demand Carryout at Gunpoint, City Hall Roiled Over Student Drivers: Prince George's Headlines

Woman run over by her own car, flag less 35 stars flies over town hall, and man digs deep to recreate 1937 Broadway and Hollywood.


Men demand carryout food at gunpoint; City Council contention stirred by student driver's fence smashing; a woman is run over by her own car; and more—in Prince George's County headlines this week.

Men Demand Carryout Food at Gunpoint in Greenbelt 

Victim surrenders bag. 

Student Driver Fence Damage Roils Hyattsville Council

Contention normally reserved for controversial budget matters centers on drivers education schools' use of parking lot near Magruder Park. 

Bowie Woman Run Over by Own Car

Marie Surowicz, 86, suffered fatal injuries after her own vehicle backed over her in the St. Edwards Catholic Church parking lot Sunday. Witnesses told police that Surowicz's car rolled over her after she exited the vehicle and was knocked off balance when struck by her open driver's side door. 

In an adventure that took him into the bowels of New York's Lincoln Center and into the depths of Greenbelt's beginnings, Chris Cherry uncovered out of print music and historic film clips that he will unveil in his musical recreation of 1937.

Star-Spangled Banner Replica Flown Above Town Hall 

A 15-star version of the American flag was hoisted above Riverdale Park Town Hall last week to mark the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812.

The University of Maryland announced this week that it is cutting its shuttle routes to Laurel, Bowie and Burtonsville on Oct. 12 after 10 years in operation.


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