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DC Woman Hits Huge Lotto Jackpot In PG County
OXON HILL, MD -- A D.C. woman is celebrating today after scoring a $50,000 Maryland lottery jackpot with a $20 scratch-off. The 38-year-old D.C. resident, who was not named, chose a 100x the Cash instant ticket at the Giant #341 in Oxon Hill. She was initially there to shop for butter, milk, and egg
Happy Thanksgiving from HL&T!
Happy Thanksgiving from the Hyattsville Life & Times team! We are so grateful we have the opportunity to cover this great community. We are thankful to you, our readers and neighbors, who make this a wonderful place to live. And we are thankful to our advertisers, whose continued support means so mu
Hyattsville offers many opportunities to shop small this holiday season
Franklins Restaurant, Brewery, and General Store is just one of many local businesses offering ways to shop small this holiday season. Photo by Ariel Guillory BY ARIEL GUILLORY - With Thanksgiving a day away, several businesses and shoppers are preparing for one of the busiest shopping periods of th
Small Business Saturday (participating shop in Hyattsville)
Shop Small! The Hyattsville CDC provides you with this list of participating local shops and services open and offering special offers or hours this Saturday, November 25th (right after Thanksgiving and Black Friday). Wondering where to get started? We recommend you get started at Tanglewood Works w
One dead after vehicle strikes tractor-trailer on I-495
A driver died early Thursday in a wreck on Interstate 495 in Alexandria, according to Virginia State Police. A tractor-trailer was stopped on the shoulder near Exit 173 (Van Dorn Street) around 3:36 a.m. when a passenger vehicle ran off the road and struck the rear of the tractor-trailer, said VSP s
Federal judge rejects Va. Democrats' bid to bar state elections officials from certifying result in House District 28
A federal judge in Alexandria on Wednesday evening rejected Democrats' emergency bid to halt the State Board of Elections from certifying the vote totals in House District 28, increasing pressure on state elections officials to act in the Fredericksburg-area contest. U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis I
Arlington flag-league founders moving on
Bart and Barbie Gray, who started the Arlington NFL Flag Football program 12 years ago through the Arlington County Department of Parks and Recreation, are stepping down at the end of this season. The husband-and-wife team had just 83 players that first season when a few teams played games at Bluemo
Woman Killed After Car Backs Into Her In PG County: Police
DISTRICT HEIGHTS, MD - A District Heights woman died after she was struck by a car on Druid Place Sunday evening, police said. The descendent has been identified as Lorraine Lawrence, 57. Officers were called to the 6000 block of Druid Pl. at about 6:22 p.m. Sunday for the report of a pedestrian co
Clubs & Meetings for Nov. 21-27
Tuesday, Nov. 21 EAGAR: Eagar Town Council held on first and third Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Eagar Town Council Chambers, 22 W. 2nd St. Note: The second regular meeting of the month may be cancelled depending on wheter there is business to be conducted. LAKESIDE: Grief Support Group: You Are Not Alon
Parents of N.J. man killed in bike path terror attack plan to sue over lack of barriers
The parents of a New Jersey man fatally run down in the Halloween terror ride along the Hudson River bike path are planning to file the first lawsuit in connection with the attack. Barbara and James Drake filed a notice of claim against the city and the state on Tuesday. Their son, Darren, 32, wa
School Board Meeting Next Tuesday, Nov. 28 with Continued Discussion of School Bond
The Pelham Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, November 28 at 7:15 pm in the Middle School Library on the second floor of Pelham Middle School and during a work session continue its discussion on the proposed 2018 facilities bond. More information on the proposed bond is available by clicking "
Bernice Spreckman, longtime Westchester legislator, dies
Bernice Spreckman talks about her qualifications for the 14th Westchester County Legislative District during an interview with The Journal News/lohud Editorial Board. Spreckman died Thursday at age 82. Video by Albert Conte Wochit YONKERS - Former Westchester County Legislator Bernice Spreckman, wh
A different Thanksgiving: 'It's panic, but it's a good panic.'
Some things cannot change about Thanksgiving, or it doesn't feel like Thanksgiving. There must be pumpkin pie. And mom's stuffing. And that green-bean casserole. But this Thanksgiving finds things different than they were last year. For some, that means a face missing from the Thanksgiving table. Or
Pelham Manor police donate 21 hams after food drive burglary
Subscribed, but don't have a login? PELHAM - The Thanksgiving turkey or ham is the centerpiece for one of the biggest meals of the year. But several needy Westchester families faced a holiday without the main event after 21 hams were stolen from a food drive at Pelham's Huguenot Memorial Church. Tha
Pelham's Thanksgiving in a Box Donates 775 Boxes to Needy Even After 21 Hams Stolen from Church But Then Replaced as Donation from Pelham Manor Police
Pelham's Thanksgiving in a Box program donated 775 Boxes to needy families this week even after 21 hams were stolen from Huguenot Church but then replaced as a donation from the Pelham Manor Police. "775 boxes this year - incredible," said Tina Constable, a founder of the 12 year old annual communit
Could Mike Francesa handle managing the Yankees? He says 'sure'
While the New York Yankees continue to search for a replacement for Joe Girardi as manager, a popular sports radio host said he'd love the chance. Mike Francesa, a sports-talk radio host on WFAN since 1987, was asked by a caller this week if he would be interested in the vacancy. "Do I think I could
Burn off Thanksgiving dinner at a gym class, more
The average Thanksgiving meal with all the fixings is about 3,000 calories. Let that sink in. That's roughly two days of meals in just one dinner. And while many people choose to burn off their turkey and stuffing in an all-day shopping marathon come Black Friday, it isn't enough to keep the bulge a
Mega Millions ticket worth $783,000 sold in Torrance
Someone has a little extra something to be thankful for this Thanksgiving - a Mega Millions lottery ticket worth $783,000 was sold in Torrance. The winning $2 ticket was purchased at Market World, an Asian market at 3030 W. Sepulveda Blvd. The winning numbers were: 7, 3, 27, 50, and 22. The winning
Thanksgiving heat wave brings record-setting temperatures across L.A.
Al Sabo lingered in the shade, clutching a bag of pomegranates he'd just bought from the Pershing Square Farmers Market. It was before noon and already 90 degrees. The sun bore down from a cloudless blue sky, and there was nary a breeze in downtown Los Angeles, where tank tops and sandals reigned. "
Del Sol School leads New Orleans parade to kick off Thanksgiving
Teachers, parents and students at del Sol School in Manhattan Beach got into the Thanksgiving spirit on Thursday when they transformed the K-6 grade school into the New Orleans bayou. Dressed in period costumes, the group of about 50 students with their parents and teachers paraded across Manhattan