Tuesday, April 2, 2013
How do Prince George's County residents feel about the three choices for superintendent?
UPDATE, 11 p.m.: The Prince George's County Public Schools announced at 10 p.m. that one of the three superintendent candidates has withdrawn from the position: Original Post, 2 p.m.: In early March, Patch reported on the announcement by the Prince George’s County Board of Education that they had whittled the list of candidates to replace school superintendent William R. Hite, Jr., who vacated the position to become chief of schools in Philadelphia. Pared down from an initial list of ten, the three candidates are: Patch wanted to find out what residents thought about the three candidates and while some were familiar with the candidates, many were not, but a number of locals were more than happy to share their opinions. Alice Tennin, 38, …
Monday, December 10, 2012
Update: Warrant officers found Tamicia Renea Hager, 26, according to the Maryland correctional services.
Update, Dec. 11, 5:40 p.m.: Warrant officers Tuesday morning found an Upper Marlboro, MD woman who was released prematurely from Jessup Correctional Institution due to an erroneous release date, according to the Prince George's County Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services. Dec. 10, 8:23 p.m.: An Upper Marlboro woman was released from women's jail by mistake, according to The Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services. The department's warrant apprehension unit is actively looking for Tamicia Renea Hager, 26, according to department spokeswoman Erin Julius on Monday. Hager was released on mandatory supervision from the Maryland Correctional Institution for Women in Jessup as though she had served her full sentence—…
Friday, December 7, 2012
The man featured in an Upper Marlboro convenience store video released last week was not the person who claimed the ticket in Arizona.
A video released from an Upper Marlboro convenience store that showed a man celebrating a big Powerball win led many in Maryland to believe that man was a Powerball jackpot winner. That no longer appears to be true. WJLA is reporting that the man in the video is not the person who claimed the ticket in Arizona. The man who claimed his ticket is remaining anonymous, but he is in his 30s from Fountain Hills, AZ, WJLA reports. WUSA9's Scott Broom is reporting that the man in the Upper Marlboro video was a Maryland man recently arrested in Virginia for credit card larceny. According to CNN, the second ticket holder in November's record Powerball win came forward Friday to claim the nearly $200 million prize before taxes. Editor's Note: This …
Monday, September 10, 2012
Images from the Prince George's County Fair in advance of the thunderstorm that hit on Saturday, September 8.
The Prince George's County Fair held Sept. 6 through Sept. 9, attracts people from all over the area as it's one of the last summer carnivals in the area. Saturday afternoon with an impending thunderstorm on its way and a tornado warning issued, organizers tried to help fairgoers take cover inside. Some in the crowd panicked as they tried to rush inside, leaving 12 injured and four hospitalized. Here are some images of fairgoers on Saturday before the storm hit the region. Have images from the fair? Add them to this gallery!
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Erica Antonette Jackson, 39, was last seen by her husband in Upper Marlboro on Wednesday morning.
Update, May 18, 5:27 p.m.: Erica Antonette Jackson was located today safe and in good condition, according to the Prince George's County Police. Original Post, May 17, 2:29 p.m.: The Prince George’s County Police Department is searching for a missing Upper Marlboro woman. Erica Antonette Jackson, 39, was last seen by her husband leaving their home in the 12400 block of Open View Lane, Upper Marlboro on Wednesday morning to go to work. Jackson may be suffering from depression and could be a danger to herself. She has not been seen since. For more updates follow Upper Marlboro Patch on Facebook and Twitter. The police provided this description of Jackson: When last seen, Jackson was driving a black Mercedes Benz ML320 with Maryland tag of …
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Council passes resolution allowing for an Oct. 18 election to replace former councilwoman Leslie Johnson.
The Prince George’s County Council Tuesday approved a resolution for a special election to replace former Councilwoman Leslie E. Johnson who resigned last week after pleading guilty in a corruption scandal. During a special meeting in Upper Marlboro, the council unanimously approved a Sept. 20 primary date and an Oct. 18 general election for District 6, which includes South Bowie, Capitol Heights, District Heights, Forestville, Kettering, Largo and Mitchellville. Because the community is heavily Democratic, it is expected that the winner of the primary will also win the general election. Johnson’s resignation and the election of new council member will mark the close of an embarrassing chapter for the Prince George’s County Council. …
Thursday, April 14, 2011
The daily news wrap up for Prince George's County.
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