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  1. Students represent Greenbelt at first ladya s tableRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Two Greenbelt Elementary fifth-graders had the opportunity to represent Greenbelt at the table of first lady Michelle Obama on June 3. Obama invited students from 10 communities participating in her Let's Move! health initiative to join her at the White House for the harvesting, preparing and eating of food from the White House vegetable garden. Joshua May and Isabela Martins of Greenbelt were selected to represent Greenbelt, based on their involvement in Let's Move! activities, said Julie McHale, Greenbelt recreation director.

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  2. Students represent Greenbelt at first ladya s tableRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Two Greenbelt Elementary fifth-graders had the opportunity to represent Greenbelt at the table of first lady Michelle Obama on June 3. Obama invited students from 10 communities participating in her Let's Move! health initiative to join her at the White House for the harvesting, preparing and eating of food from the White House vegetable garden. Joshua May and Isabela Martins of Greenbelt were selected to represent Greenbelt, based on their involvement in Let's Move! activities, said Julie McHale, Greenbelt recreation director.

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  3. Roosevelt senior among seven county Big 33 playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Eleanor Roosevelt High School's Quinlen Dean chases down Gwynn Park running back Gregory Young during a football game last season. Eleanor Roosevelt High School graduate Quinlen Dean played his first varsity football games at William J. Brennan in San Antonio.

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

    Jun 17, 2015 | 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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  5. Bowie councilman, nonprofit face lawsuit for wrongful terminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Gazette.net

    The City of Bowie City Council candidate for District 3 Henri Gardner addresses voters during the Greater Bowie Democratic Club candidates forum at the Kenhill Center on Oct. 13. Bowie Councilman Henri Gardner is being sued for wrongful termination by the former executive director of the Williams Life Center in Greenbelt. According to Prince George's County Circuit Court documents, Cleveland Williams of Columbia claims that Gardner and the center fired him in 2013 as a result of his sexuality and same-sex marriage.

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  6. Hollywood Elementarya s guiding star stepping downRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Gazette.net

    For 22 years, Principal Barbara Caskey has been guiding those stars, but she will be handing that job off to another at the end of this school year, when she retires. Caskey said the departure is bittersweet.

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  7. College Park school principal retiring after 22 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | Gazette.net

    For 22 years, Principal Barbara Caskey has been guiding those stars, but she will be handing that job off to another at the end of this school year, when she retires. Caskey said the departure is bittersweet.

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  8. Former Prince Georgea s NAACP housing chair sentenced for fraudRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2015 | Gazette.net

    A woman who provided financial literacy lessons to children and adults in Prince George's County and served on the housing committee of the county NAACP has been sentenced to over four years in prison for her part in a mortgage fraud scheme. Carmen Johnson, 48, of Gambrils, was sentenced to 57 months incarceration followed by five years of supervised release June 3 by Judge George Hazel at the U.S. District Courthouse in Greenbelt.

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  9. Timing key for speedy Suitland offenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Not much remains from the Suitland High School football team that reached the 4A state title game 18 months ago. Just a few players, the coaching staff and the scarlet red and white uniforms.

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  10. Greenbelt high school students overcome challenges, excelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Learning a new language was just one of many challenges Nicole Brito, 18, faced when she moved from Puerto Rico to Greenbelt in 2011. “When I came here the first day of school, I was so lost,” said Brito, who graduated from Eleanor Roosevelt High School on May 29 with a 3.8 grade-point-average.

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  11. Greenbelt recognizes ACE studentsRead the original story

    May 21, 2015 | Gazette.net

    The Greenbelt City Council and other elected officials recognized top students from six Greenbelt schools during its regular May 11 city council meeting. The Greenbelt Advisory Committee on Education, or ACE, annually recognizes students who exemplify Greenbelt and make positive impacts on their community, according to ACE board member Don Rich.

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  12. Students from Flowers, Largo win in Scholastic OlympicsRead the original story

    May 21, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Students from Charles H. Flowers High School in Springdale and Largo High School took top honors in the 2015 Scholastic Olympics, held May 2 at the College Park Aviation Museum. Scholastic Olympics is a grassroots academic competition featuring students from Prince George's County and elsewhere in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan region, according to its website.

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  13. 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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  14. Greenbelt high school SADD chapter receives regional awardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Joanne Read, sponsor of the Eleanor Roosevelt High School Students Against Destructive Decisions group, receives a plaque and a check May 1 from Kurt Erickson president of the Washington Regional Alcohol Program for the Greenbelt school's efforts to prevent underage drinking and drinking and driving. The Eleanor Roosevelt High School chapter of Students Against Destructive Decisions, or SADD, has been recognized for the 11th year in a row by a regional nonprofit and automobile insurance company.

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  15. Prince Georgea s insect projects take flight at international science fairRead the original story

    May 4, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Insects rule in Prince George's County Public Schools, where two students will be presenting their entomological research at an international science fair this month. Emma Thrift, 17, of Bowie, a senior at Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Greenbelt, and Oreoluwa Aluko, 16, of Upper Marlboro, a senior at Charles H. Flowers High School in Springdale, were the top two PGCPS high school winners in the 2015 Prince George's County Area Science Fair, held at Flowers on March 21. The two will go on to compete in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair starting May 10-15 in Pittsburgh.

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  16. Greenbelt high school SADD chapter receives regional awardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Joanne Read, sponsor of the Eleanor Roosevelt High School Students Against Destructive Decisions group, receives a plaque and a check May 1 from Kurt Erickson president of the Washington Regional Alcohol Program for the Greenbelt school's efforts to prevent underage drinking and drinking and driving. The Eleanor Roosevelt High School chapter of Students Against Destructive Decisions, or SADD, has been recognized for the 11th year in a row by a regional nonprofit and automobile insurance company.

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  17. Flowers High School teacher celebrates 10th year as drama directorRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | Gazette.net

    For her 10th production of the Jaguar Players of Charles Herbert Flowers High School in Springdale, Shanelle Ingram wanted to explore life's struggles in her third original piece “Love...Peace...& Soul.” The play, which kicked off April 17 and runs through May 2, helps tie in two of Ingram's passions. “Everyone knows I love my job and working with children in Prince George's County,” said Ingram, a county resident who serves as the director and producer for the Jaguars.

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  18. Flowers High School teacher celebrates 10th year as drama directorRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | Gazette.net

    For her 10th production of the Jaguar Players of Charles Herbert Flowers High School in Springdale, Shanelle Ingram wanted to explore life's struggles in her third original piece “Love...Peace...& Soul.” The play, which kicked off April 17 and runs through May 2, helps tie in two of Ingram's passions. “Everyone knows I love my job and working with children in Prince George's County,” said Ingram, a county resident who serves as the director and producer for the Jaguars.

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  19. 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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  20. Greenbelt looks to brighter budget futureRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | Gazette.net

    City Manager Michael McLaughlin presented the $26.4 billion Fiscal 2016 budget during the council's March 23 meeting, stating that revenues have shown significant improvement for the first time since 2009. McLaughlin said this is the first year the budget has risen above the $24.5 million to $25.5 million budget the city has had since 2009, and revenues are 3.3 percent higher than in the previous fiscal year.

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