| Jan 31, 2013
| 2:06 PM
On Capitol Hill, in African-American churches and at historically black colleges and universities, people are talking about a documentary film that challenges negative reports and statistics regarding blacks, especially black men.
| Jan 24, 2013
| 11:58 AM
The city of Laurel is in the middle of a "tidal wave" of redevelopment. That's the assessment of Karl Brendle, the city's director of Community and Business Planning.
"We're (going to be) in the middle, when all of this manifests itself," Brendle said...
| May 7, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Beltsville native Pat Penkala doesn't remember much about May 4, 1978, her first day as an employee at Greater Laurel Beltsville Hospital and just three days after the hospital admitted its first patient.
"I was young, the hospital was quiet," Penkala...
| May 13, 2013
| 6:09 AM
In the first week of her reporting internship for a horse-racing newspaper, Gabby Gaudet nervously approached one of the most celebrated figures in the sport. "Can you tell me how you first got involved in the game?" she asked Kelly Breen, who trained the...
| May 3, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. —Tau Delta Zeta Chapter celebrated 10 years of service in Northern Prince George's County at a gala April 20 at Martin's Crosswinds in Greenbelt. Chartered on April 10, 2003 in Laurel, the chapter began with 11 business...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III and the County Council are currently accepting applications from residents who are interested in serving in appointment positions on the Board of Education.
Baker will appoint three residents. The county...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Del. Geraldine Valentino-Smith, who represents South Laurel and Montpelier residents in legislative District 23A, met recently with constituents at the Montpelier Arts Center. While being treated to delectable snacks and coffee, community residents took...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 9:47 PM
Laurel city officials have doubled their reward to $10,000 for information about recent fires in Laurel, and county fire investigators have expanded their investigations from two playground fires to five more they say were either set intentionally or...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 2:55 PM
Laurel residents will have their second opportunity in less than a week to see Zabrina Epps and David Murray — the two candidates for the District 1 seat on the Prince George's County Board of Education — speak to the issues at a forum Monday,...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 1:02 PM
After a quarter of a century, St. Mary of the Mills School in Laurel will be losing a familiar face: Maggie Hubbard is leaving to become director of special education for the Archdiocese of Washington.
Hubbard has been at St. Mary's for 25 years, as a...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 4:59 PM
A pair of state bills introduced by Prince George's County Del. Geraldine Valentino-Smith are aimed at decreasing the number of nonviolent student offenders entering the county's juvenile justice system.
Both have been approved by the Prince George's...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 11:56 AM
Polls opened in Laurel at 7 a.m. today, with parking lots full and voters greeting a cool morning, with temperatures below freezing.
At Laurel Woods Elementary, the lines were long and things were a "little tense" in the first hour after election...