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Bowie 'WOW' House: Stunning House With Lots Of Space

BOWIE, MD -- Looking for lots of space for a good value? Look no further than this huge $449,000 house that just hit the market. It has four bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms over 4,390 square feet. It also features 0.26 acres of land and a library on the first floor.Address: 805 Jackson Valle

PATCH - 2017-09-19 21:08:10

Bowie officials delay consideration of recall amendment

The Bowie City Council decided Monday night to delay consideration of a charter amendment that would have changed the standards necessary to trigger a recall election for city officials. "I'd like to take more opportunity to review that and take a look at it," said Council member Jimmy Marcos (At-La

CAPITALGAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-19 14:30:00

Bowie officials approve configuration for indoor sports facility

The Bowie City Council Monday night voted to go forward with a modified version of its long-plannd indoor sports facility. Council members opted for adding two new sheets of ice - one Olympic-sized, one NHL-sized - but no new court space. Initial plans for the facility included two new sheets of ice

BALTIMORE SUN - 2017-09-19 11:42:00

Maryland Police Surround Shooting Suspect Barricaded in Home, Close Road Near YMCA Camp

NBC10 - Randy Gyllenhaal Police have surrounded a home where a person suspected of an Annapolis shooting has barricaded himself, police say. A section of Route 214 near Oak Street, also known as Central Avenue, in Edgewater, Maryland, is completely closed to traffic until the standoff ends, Anne Aru

NBC WASHINGTON - 2017-09-21 11:18:25

Inmate Dies In Prince George's County Jail: Police

UPPER MARLBORO, MD - A male inmate was found dead in his bed just a few hours after he was checked into the Prince George's County Department of Corrections Thursday morning, police said. The man, 57, was found unresponsive at about 6:20 a.m. He was committed to the Department of Corrections for sec

PATCH - 2017-09-21 20:23:00

Prince George's County Competes for New Amazon HQ

Internet retail behemoth Amazon recently announced plans to establish a second corporate campus, sending cities nationwide into a clamor for the Seattle-based company's favor. Prince George's County is among the anticipated throng of regions and cities who will respond to Amazon's request for propos

AFRO AMERICAN NEWSPAPER - 2017-09-21 04:49:52

Could 'Recovery Schools' Fix Maryland's Drug Problem?: Patch PM

Share-worthy stories from the Maryland Patch network to talk about tonight: Spikes in heroin and opioid overdoses have triggered calls for substantial changes in education systems statewide, including the possible return of recovery schools in Maryland. The Silver Spring massage therapist is no long

PATCH - 2017-09-21 20:27:26

Crofton High School Construction Approved

From AACPS:The Board of Education today unanimously approved Superintendent George Arlotto's recommended $216 million FY2019 capital budget, which contains construction funding for nine major school projects as well as funding for open space classroom enclosures, classroom additions, and additions f

PATCH - 2017-09-21 12:43:30

Md. Lobbyist Charged in Liquor Board Investigation

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) - A Maryland lobbyist has been charged with bribery as part of an investigation into the Prince George's County liquor board. Federal court records show that Matthew Gorman has been accused of giving former state Del. William Campos at least $1,000 for action on official matters.

AFRO AMERICAN NEWSPAPER - 2017-09-21 06:36:07

'Cowgirls of Color' break barriers to compete in typically white, male rodeo

Kisha Bowles discovered the rodeo when she was spending most of her day in front of a computer and reeling from the loss of her mother. Her Sundays suddenly transformed into an all-day outing of pulling on leather riding boots, climbing on to a powerful bay mare and galloping around a track under th

BALTIMORE SUN - 2017-09-21 10:00:00

Rival Tuareg groups in Mali sign new ceasefire agreement

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - Rival Tuareg groups say they have signed a cease-fire agreement in northern Mali, a deal which could bolster a fragile peace accord between the government and other armed groups. Fahad Ag Al Mahmoud, a leader in a third Tuareg group, said Thursday that the Coordination of the Mov

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2017-09-21 20:28:14

After brief obstacle, Bishop Ireton expansion approved

City council unanimously approved a development special use permit for Bishop Ireton's expansion at its public hearing on Saturday. The decision reversed a vote by the planning commission the previous week that had altered an agreement hammered out during a year of meetings between the school, affec

ALEXTIMES.COM - 2017-09-21 15:11:31

Studio SoHy's latest art show brings Japanese culture to 'tiny hall'

"Gimme Some Freedom to Draw," a solo show by artist Zunzima, opens at Studio SoHy on Saturday. Photo by Krissi Humbard BY KRISSI HUMBARD - Studio SoHy has brought another vibrant artist to Hyattsville. Coming off the community oriented "@OurHyattsville Show" and the powerful and political #womensma

HYATTSVILLELIFE.COM - 2017-09-21 19:22:40

Prince George's County photographer wins 2017 photo contest

Nikunj Patel of Laurel was the grand prizewinner of the 2017 Natural Resources Photo Contest for his stunning photo of an American Wigeon spreading its wings in wintry blue waters. Courtesy Photo/Maryland Department of Natural Resources BALTIMORE The Maryland Department of Natural Resources annou

BALTIMORE TIMES - 2017-09-21 21:27:00

Miss Floribunda: Frustrating fungus

Lichen is a common fungus that can harm azaleas and other plants. About a year ago, I noticed fungus-like growth on my azalea bushes (see attached picture). It's slowly been getting worse, and some of the branches have died. What's going on here, and what should I do about it? I've had these shrubs

HYATTSVILLELIFE.COM - 2017-09-21 02:05:53

Nature Nearby: The fungus among us

Fungus is one of the most mysterious organisms on the planet. BY FRED SEITZ - The extensive rain in the past few months has raised the visibility of one of the most adaptive, diverse and mysterious organisms: fungus. A walk in the woods will reveal fungi from the familiar toadstools, to various she

HYATTSVILLELIFE.COM - 2017-09-21 02:00:21

More Maryland Crews Head South In Wake Of Hurricane Maria

Hyattsville, Md. (WJZ)- More crews from Maryland are heading south to help in the wake of Maria and the other deadly hurricanes this season. Maryland Task Force One is being deployed for the third time this season. They departed from Montgomery County on Wednesday to Dover Air Force Base to wait for

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-22 02:57:00

From the Editor: Big Brothers Big Sisters hope to fill need

In the May edition of the Hyattsville Life & Times, I openly shared my challenge with finding my identity as a single adult who is childless and lives in our family-oriented community. I received many positive and encouraging messages from others who are living the single, childless life in our city

HYATTSVILLELIFE.COM - 2017-09-21 01:46:44

Around the Park: A passion for oyster restoration

From the moment Severna Park resident Eric Levin heard about oyster restoration and recovery projects, he was fascinated and read everything he could on the subject. "I decided I wanted to raise oysters and make an oyster reef - to help out and do something good for local waterways and the Chesapeak

BALTIMORE SUN - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Ashleigh Murray Brings Heat to 'Riverdale'

We all have our quirky little obsessions and singer/actress Ashleigh Murray of the CW's Riverdale is no different. She has fallen in love with a somewhat popular sport that originated in eighteenth century England.Ashleigh Murray plays Josie, of Josie and the Pussycats fame, in the CW's 'Riverdale.'

AFRO AMERICAN NEWSPAPER - 2017-09-21 01:22:37