Prince George’s County News

  • Hogan Withholds $68 Million in Education Funding

    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) announced on May 15 that he will deny $68 million in funding for education this year. Instead, he said he plans to use the money towards Maryland’s pension system. Hogan wanted to maintain the level of over-payments into the state pension system the legislature had ...

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  • Police Accountability: Concern in Prince Georges County

    Prince George’s County, Md. residents shared their concerns around the rising topic of police accountability with a wide-ranging panel of state and local officials. The discussion on police-worn body cameras and the need for legislative reform emphasized the glaring lack of trust many community ...

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  • First Baptist Church of Glenarden Development Symposium

    The First Baptist Church of Glenarden’s Church development symposium: “BEYOND!” will be held on May 23 from 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the church’s Worship Center, located at 600 Watkins Park Drive. Attendees will be equipped with cutting-edge tools and strategies to make a difference in their ...

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  • Beltsville Day Festival 2015

    At Beltsville Day, join in the celebration of community with performances, food, games, rides for the kids and more.  The free event will take place on May 17 from 12 pm to 5 p.m. at the Beltsville Community Center, located at 3900 Sellman Road in Beltsville, Md. For more information, call ...

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  • Laurel Students Speak Out on Baltimore City Riots

    The impact of a week of violent riots and community protesting over the mysterious death of Freddie Gray while in police custody reached far beyond the borders of Baltimore City. In Laurel, Md., students of Laurel High School spoke with Laurel community youth leader and WPGC radio station DJ ...

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  • Edwards Gets Key Support; House Race Intensifies

    In her bid to become the first African-American U.S. senator from Maryland, U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards has picked up support from a former senator and the majority of the Prince George’s County Council. On April 13, Carol Moseley Braun, the first Black woman elected to the United States ...

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  • Bowie State University Celebrates 150 Years

    To celebrate their 150th anniversary, Bowie State University held a Founders Day Celebration Convocation at the university’s Samuel L. Myers Auditorium on April 15. “We challenge ourselves to continue the rich legacy that is Bowie State University,” BSU National Alumni Association ...

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