Thursday, May 9, 2013
The Prince George's delegation is launching a work group this summer to determine how the liquor sales would be regulated.
Sunday Funday revelers may no longer have to leave Prince George's County to buy rum, tequila, vodka and other liquors on Sunday, if the county's representatives can agree on a method. The Prince George's County delegation announced it will be launching a work group to discuss and reach a concensus on how the sale of liquor would be regulated in the county. Currently, alcohol sales on Sundays are restricted to beer and wine stores that have licenses to be opened seven days of the week. Liquor, however, is not allowed to be sold. Del. Melony. G. Griffith will chair the group, which will have its first meeting Tuesday, May 14 at 6 p.m. in the Media Room of the County Administration Building on Governor Oden Bowie Drive in Upper Marlboro. "I …
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
From Mulligan's Grill to Rip's County Inn to Red Sky Steak & Fish House, mom's got options.
This Sunday, May 12 is Mother's Day. If your mom enjoys a good Eggs Benedict, fruit salad, or other scrumptious brunch fare, you're in luck: there are plenty of good options in Prince George's County. Below, we round up a few. T.J. Elliott's in Bowie offers breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. every Saturday and Sunday, including Mother's Day. The restaurant will also be offering a special Mother's Day menu, including stuffed flounder, seafood carbonara, New York strip steak topped with scallops. For more details, read the full menu online. Mulligan's Grill and Pub in College Park is offering a special Mother's Day buffet featuring roast beef and turkey au jus, fresh asparagus, omelets and eggs, a pastry table, and more. Seatings are at …
Saturday, May 4, 2013
The top stories from around county for the week of April 28, 2013.
Arts Council President, Treasurer Resign After Funds Discovered Missing The Town of Riverdale Park gives annual donations of public money to the organization. Couple's Slaying Rocks South Laurel; Disabled Daughter Found Unharmed The bodies of a man and woman in their 40s were discovered Thursday at their apartment on Muirkirk Road. Community Rallies Around Hyattsville Family After Tragedy Strikes After Dustin Franco suffered a brain injury, neighbors, friends and family came together in a show of support. Jayson Blair, Former UMD Student, Reflects on Resignation From NY Times May 1, 2013 marked the 10-year anniversary of Blair's resignation from the paper of record. Today, he works as a life coach. Arguments Postponed in Cafritz Property …
Friday, May 3, 2013
See what bargains you can find at the following yard sales, moving sales, estate sales and flea markets in Prince George’s County this weekend. (May 3-5)
Each week, Greenbelt Patch puts together a list of local sales coming up over the weekend. Are you having a yard sale? Make sure you go to Events at the top of the page and click "Add an Event" to list your yard sale in the Patch for free. Check back weekly for additional bargain opportunities. Large Yard Moving Sale (Bowie) University Park Civic Association Yard Sale (University Park) Craft Fair (Laurel) Garage Sale (Laurel) 5 Yard Sales in 5 Miles (Laurel) Garage Sale (Bowie) Community Yard Sale (Gambrills) Russett Neighborhood Yard Sale (Laurel) Yard Sale for Brides / Party Planners and Decorators (Upper Marlboro) Check back next week for more sales.
Promise Place is funded with public and private money.
Prince George's County runaway and homeless youth will now have a safe haven where they can receive help and support. County and community officials gathered Thursday to officially open "Promise Place," the county's first publicly supported shelter for youth. County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III said the county's partnership with the Sasha Bruce Youthwork, Inc.—"a proven provider of youth services to provide federally supported management and operation of the 24-hour facility"—will give these youth a place to receive case management, food, medical attention, and other crisis intervention services. “This initiative represents several years of dedication and hard work from so many committed individuals,” Baker said. “I have to commend …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The annual event brought out hundreds of volunteers and helped more than 80 residents.
Monday, April 29, 2013
Patch brings a unique perspective to everyday news written by users like you. Read what some of our Local Voices bloggers had to say this week.
Ceasefire Concert 4/28; Gun Safety Forum 5/6; +more Celebrate the passing of state gun control legislation with local Jewish youth artists. The concert will take place at the Takoma Park Community Center on the corner of Maple Avenue and Philadelphia Avenue. With Guest Speaker, Maryland State Senator Jamie Raskin. BGE Celebrates National Volunteer Week with 10 Days of Environmentally Focused Community Service Projects Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) today announced that as part of its long-standing commitment to environmental stewardship, corporate responsibility and charitable giving, more than 260 BGE volunteers will participate in 20 community service events over 10 days with 25 local nonprofit organizations. Partners in …
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Below are links to obituaries as listed by several funeral homes in Prince George’s County.
Click on the name of the deceased to read the full obituary and/or to submit online condolences. Gasch’s Funeral Home, P.A. (Hyattsville) 4739 Baltimore Avenue 301- 927-6100 Anna Elizabeth Dougherty of Mitchellville died April 25. She was 102. Mildred Rose Klotz of Hyattsville died April 23. She was 90. Donald V. Borgwardt Funeral Home, P.A. (Beltsville) 4400 Powder Mill Road, Beltsville 301-937-1707 Carol Benjamin Service will be held at Faith Baptist Church, 12700 Claxton Drive, Laurel, Maryland 20708 on Saturday, April 27th at 11:00 AM. Interment Maryland National Memorial Park. Donaldson Funeral Home Pa (Laurel) 313 Talbott Avenue, Route 198 West, Laurel 301-725-1690 Devendra S. Pandya of Potomac died April 24. Weldon Frankie …
Check out the top stories in Prince George's County the week of April 22, 2013.
Baker Highlights Work to Reform Prince George's Reputation, Education Prince George's County Executive highlights accomplishments in State of County Speech Hyattsville Council Candidate Debate Theme: Moving Past Discord Questions, answers at Hyattsville candidate forum focus on building a more cohesive, collegial city council. Hyattsville Council Votes Down Tax Measure A vote to set Hyattsville's property tax rate for the upcoming fiscal year failed last night before the Hyattsville City Council. The failure to set the tax rate came as some members of the city council said that they needed more information about the next year's budget before they could vote on the tax rate. Police: Bowie Woman Stabs Boyfriend With Fork The assault occurred…
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
This weekend the county will be hosting a number of events to help beautify the community from Christmas in April, a mulch giveaway and spring cleanup.
Prince George's County residents, government leaders and business owners will be coming together Saturday to help beautify the community. According to County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III's office, "Super Spring Saturday" promotes volunteerism and neighborhood beautification. The county is combining three events—Christmas in April, the bi-annual "Clean Up, Green Up" event and a free mulch giveaway—this Saturday. “I encourage all Prince Georgians to save the date of April 27, 2013, and join us as we volunteer together to assist our most needy homeowners and enhance our environment in Prince George’s County," said Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III. "Additionally, we also want to help promote the 15th Annual Maryland …