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Prince George's County

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Top Prince George's County Articles

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  • Nonprofit organizations need volunteers

    Court Appointed Special Advocate — Opportunity to help abused or abandoned children in community. CASA recruits and trains volunteers to advocate for needs of children living in foster care. Volunteers spend about 10 hours per month visiting child...
  • Side by Side to offer parent workshops [South Laurel/Montpelier]

    Side by Side of Laurel, a faith-based nonprofit organization, which works to strengthen Prince George's County elementary schools in Laurel, is sponsoring a series of Great Start Program workshops this year in several schools in our community, including...
  • Emerald ash borers invade Baltimore

    Emerald ash borers invade Baltimore
    A voracious Asian beetle that's killed millions of ash trees across North America has finally been spotted in Baltimore, posing a costly and difficult challenge for a city that stands to lose more than 200,000 of its most common trees to the exotic pest's...
  • Under Armour in tussle to try to pull NBA's Kevin Durant away from Nike

    Under Armour in tussle to try to pull NBA's Kevin Durant away from Nike
    Under Armour is working to land NBA superstar Kevin Durant as a pitch man — a sponsorship deal that could be one of the largest ever signed and give the Baltimore company a major inroad into the lucrative basketball marketplace. Signing the popular...
  • Four teens arrested in arson at Laurel school

    Four teens arrested in arson at Laurel school
    Four teens have been charged with arson in connection with a classroom fire at Deerfield Run Elementary School earlier this summer, Prince George's County fire officials announced this week. The incident occurred at about 6:10 p.m. on June 30 at...
  • Patuxent Widowed Persons Service elects officers

    The Patuxent Widowed Persons Service elected the following officers for two-year terms beginning in September: Don Rich, of Greenbelt continues as president; and Dominic Giachino, of Laurel, is vice-president. Other officers are: Tom Jones, of Camp...
  • Laurel hosted educational experiments in the 1970s [History Matters]

    Laurel hosted educational experiments in the 1970s [History Matters]
    Student activism in the late 1960s spawned a wave of educational reform, and students were emboldened by the new national attitude inviting their participation. One of the initiatives created during this period was the Experiment in Free Form Education,...
  • Hickory, Prince George's to meet in U.S. semifinal at Cal Ripken World Series

    The Hickory Hornets, Harford County's host team, suffered their first loss in Cal Ripken World Series pool play Wednesday, falling, 6-3, to West Raleigh, N.C., at Nationals Park. Despite the loss, Hickory (3-1) will play in today's U.S. semifinals...
  • Harford team drops first game at Cal Ripken World Series

    Harford team drops first game at Cal Ripken World Series
    Harford County's tournament host team, the Hickory Hornets, suffered their first loss in Cal Ripken World Series pool play Wednesday morning, falling 6-3 to West Raleigh, N.C., at Nationals Park in the Ripken Experience presented by Under Armour complex...
  • Harford team rolls to third win Monday at Cal Ripken World Series

    Harford team rolls to third win Monday at Cal Ripken World Series
    Don't look now, but Harford County's host team, the Hickory Hornets, are 3-0 in 2014 Cal Ripken World Series pool play, after an 8-2 win Monday afternoon at the Ripken Experience powered by Under Armour complex in Aberdeen. Hickory's win came over...
  • Two arrested at BWI airport with handguns in carry-ons

    Two arrested at BWI airport with handguns in carry-ons
    Two people have been arrested at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport in as many days for attempting to board planes with handguns in their carry-on bags, Transportation Security Administration officials said Friday. A Prince George's County man was arrested...
  • Are we having a great series or not? [Commentary]

    Are we having a great series or not? [Commentary]
    Oh, what a Cal Ripken World Series we are having. Let me start with the obvious and the play of Harford County's host team this year. Yes, folks, I said Harford County's host team. The Hickory Hornets have given host team a new meaning. The team,...