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  1. Greenbelt chief recognized for community policingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Gazette.net

    Greenbelt Police Chief James “Jim” Craze unveils his portrait on the Beltway Plaza Mall's Wall of Fame on Tuesday accompanied by Greenbelt Mayor Emmett Jordan, Mayor Pro Tem Judith “J” Davis, and Craze's wife, Celia Craze. For over a quarter of a century, community policing has been the watchword for Greenbelt's top law enforcement officer, and on Tuesday evening, Police Chief James “Jim” Craze was recognized for his efforts.

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  2. County learns ita s all about pitchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Gazette.net

    Laurel High School pitcher Tyler Carmen has been working at his craft since Little League and is one of the top pitchers in Prince George's County. After the Henry A. Wise High School baseball team lost in its second ever state semifinal appearance to Montgomery County's Gaithersburg on May 19, Pumas coach Andrew Gilliam said the pitching performance of Gaithersburg's starter wasn't necessarily the best pitching his team had seen.

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  3. County learns ita s all about pitchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Gazette.net

    Laurel High School pitcher Tyler Carmen has been working at his craft since Little League and is one of the top pitchers in Prince George's County. After the Henry A. Wise High School baseball team lost in its second ever state semifinal appearance to Montgomery County's Gaithersburg on May 19, Pumas coach Andrew Gilliam said the pitching performance of Gaithersburg's starter wasn't necessarily the best pitching his team had seen.

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  4. Discovers gift for language gift in Marines, excels at Columbia UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Silver Spring native Andrew King speaks as the Columbia University School of General Studies Class of 2015 salutatorian during a May 18 ceremony in New York. Seated in the front row are Christopher Hood, Kellogg's president for European operations, who was the keynote speaker at the ceremony, and School of General Studies Dean Peter J. Awn.

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  5. Roosevelt basketball star transferring to RiverdaleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Eleanor Roosevelt High School's Kaila Charles announced this week that she is transferring to Riverdale Baptist School for her senior year and is committed to playing college basketball at the University of Maryland, College Park. Kaila Charles, who led Eleanor Roosevelt High School to two consecutive Class 4A girls basketball titles, announced on Monday that she is committed to playing for the University of Maryland women's basketball team.

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  6. Clinton residenta s mentoring program fueled by a Girl PoweraRead the original story

    May 8, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Young women in Prince George's County looking for guidance on starting their own business are getting an assist from a local source. Speaker and business coach Cheryl Wood of Clinton announced 11 winners slated to participate in her “Girlpreneur” coaching and mentoring program.

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  7. Enough delay, ita s time to deliver the Purple LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Jim Dinegar, president of the Greater Washington Board of Trade, discusses the benefits of the proposed Purple Line light rail system and the industries it would help connect during a Purple Line summit Feb. 4 at the University of Maryland, College Park. The fate of the Purple Line will be decided in the next few weeks. 1 comment

  8. College Park budget steady on expendituresRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2015 | Gazette.net

    College Park is looking at a budget that holds the line on spending, with no new initiatives until the city gets an expected revenue bump with property tax reassessments next year. “The good thing is that we're not looking at any increase in taxes,” said College Park City Manager Joseph Nagro.

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  9. Upper Marlboro native pens county-based thrillerRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Upper Marlboro is where author and journalist John Guerra learned his major life lessons, which made for a fitting subject for his new novel, “Just Us: Horror in a Small Maryland Town.” The fictional novel details a family and neighborhood set in the then-segregated and largely rural Prince George's County of the 1970s as it evolved on the heels of the Civil Rights Movement and gradually became more suburban. Guerra, a 1976 Frederick Douglass High School graduate, said his family moved to Upper Marlboro from Rockville after his parent's divorce.

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  10. Upper Marlboro native pens county-based thrillerRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Upper Marlboro is where author and journalist John Guerra learned his major life lessons, which made for a fitting subject for his new novel, “Just Us: Horror in a Small Maryland Town.” The fictional novel details a family and neighborhood set in the then-segregated and largely rural Prince George's County of the 1970s as it evolved on the heels of the Civil Rights Movement and gradually became more suburban. Guerra, a 1976 Frederick Douglass High School graduate, said his family moved to Upper Marlboro from Rockville after his parent's divorce.

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  11. Berwyn Heights bridge collapse causes delays for Metro, MARC travelersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Gazette.net

    A construction crane caused the collapse of a Berwyn Heights pedestrian bridge Wednesday, closing tracks to MARC and Metro trains between College Park and Greenbelt. Metro and MARC train service between College Park and Greenbelt has been interrupted after a pedestrian bridge over the tracks collapsed.

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  12. Downtown College Park Farmers Market grows in fifth yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Now entering its fifth year, the Downtown College Park Farmers Market at City Hall is bigger than ever before, with a grand opening scheduled for Sunday, but there's still room to grow, according to some vendors. “I think we're still just tapping into the surface, and I think there's still more room for growth,” said College Park resident Bill Coleman, owner of Bill's Backyard BBQ.

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  13. Keeping it briefRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Seventeen-year-old Frances Tiafoe, who picked up his first racquet and has grown up playing tennis at the Junior Tennis Champions Center in College Park, announced his decision to turn professional Monday afternoon on his Twitter page. “I have just turned pro with [the Jay Z-founded Roc Nation agency],” Tiafoe wrote.

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  14. Major power outages reported across D.C. area, north to College ParkRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Major power outages are being reported across downtown Washington, D.C., and as far north as College Park, Maryland, with museums evacuated and more than a dozen Metro stations operating on backup lighting Tuesday afternoon.

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  15. Franklina s to open second restaurant in College ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Prince George's County residents looking for a higher-end fine-dining experience closer to home soon may not have to go any farther than College Park. “People have been saying for years that they want more fine dining options in Prince George's County.

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  16. College Park hosts fifth annual Good Neighbor DayRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | Gazette.net

    The University of Maryland, the city of College Park and the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission are building community from the ground up with the fifth annual Good Neighbor Day. “We're really looking to build a spirit of collaboration between the university and the community,” said Tricia Homer, marketing coordinator with the university's Office of Community Engagement.

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  17. Prince Georgea s looks to trash Styrofoam 'to-go' containersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Prince George's County is looking to clean up its act with a bill banning the use of take-out polystyrene, or "Styrofoam," containers. "We want to do our part to be a healthier county," said the bill's sponsor, County Councilwoman Mary Lehman of Laurel.

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  18. Bill banning polystyrene follows similar measures in Montgomery and DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Prince George's County is looking to clean up its act with a bill banning the use of take-out polystyrene, or “Styrofoam,” containers. “We want to do our part to be a healthier county,” said the bill's sponsor, County Councilwoman Mary Lehman of Laurel.

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  19. MARC train service improves for College Park, Laurel commutersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Gazette.net

    College Park Mayor Andrew Fellows speaks at the Camden MARC train station after traveling from College Park to Baltimore on the inaugural 7:50 a.m. train. The Maryland Transit Administration debuted expanded Camden Line service Monday morning.

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  20. College Park residents call for better communication after June stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Gazette.net

    John Rigg, the president of the Calvert Hills Citizens Association, watches water drip Feb. 23 from a pipe in his basement bathroom, which was damaged after flooding June 10, 2014. Rigg and his neighbors say they have yet to be compensated for damages.

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