November 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hyattsville Man Arrested for Discharging Gun Near Silver Spring Gas Station

A Hyattsville man was arrested on Nov. 7 for discharging a gun in the parking lot of a Sunoco gas station in Silver Spring. Police identified the man as 27-year-old Desmond Jones. According to a police statement, Jones has been charged with handgun possession, resisting arrest and firearm possession by a prohibited person. The incident […]

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May 10, 2019 | Staff Writer

Hyattsville Man Charged in Silver Spring Bank Robbery

Montgomery County police have arrested a Hyattsville man for the recent robbery of a TD Bank in the Silver Spring central business district, a police statement said. Israel Fuentes, Jr., 28, of the 2400 block of Fordham Street in Hyattsville, is being held in lieu of bail at the Montgomery Detention Center, according to online […]

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May 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

Woman Killed in Wreck on Columbia Pike

Greenbelt Man Faces DUI Charge A Greenbelt woman died early Sunday morning when she was struck by a car on Columbia Pike in Fairland, Montgomery County police said. My Huong T. Nguyen, 45, of the 7900 block of Greenbury Drive in Greenbelt died at the scene, police said. Ivan William Kadian, 29, of the 8400 […]

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April 27, 2018 | Staff Writer

DeMatha Boy’s Lacrosse Outscores Quince Orchard 21-3

The outcome of the game between DeMatha and Quince Orchard was decided early in the contest Friday afternoon. The Cougars were on the road, the game was played on the Heurich Field in Hyattsville. DeMatha outscored Quince Orchard, the final score was 21-3. DeMatha took a quick lead in the game with eight unanswered goals […]

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November 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

Maryland Meadworks to Open Meadery in Hyattsville After Successful Kickstarter Campaign

After a successful Kickstarter campaign raised more than $12,000, Maryland Meadworks will open a meadery in Hyattsville. By raising $12,820 the company exceeded their original goal of crowdfunding $10,000 through Kickstarter. Maryland Meadworks plans to open their meadery sometime in early 2018. Ken Carter, Maryland Meadworks’ owner, says that mead — “the oldest alcoholic beverage […]

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August 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 28, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 28, in Montgomery County: 1.Purple Line Groundbreaking: Governor Larry Hogan and U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao will participate in a ceremonial groundbreaking for the light-rail transit line in Hyattsville at 10 a.m. as reported by Bethesda Beat. 2.Bethesda Blast: The next controlled blast for the BRAC-related Crossing […]

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March 10, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Two Men Arrested for Montgomery Village Homicide

Two men have been charged in a homicide that took place in Montgomery Village on Feb. 10, Montgomery County police said. Samuel Fayomi Brown, 20, of the 7000 block of Highview Terrace in Hyattsville and Tierek Ty Jay Thomas, 20, of the 1300 block of 5th Street NW, Washington, have been charged in the death […]

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February 12, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

UPDATED: Police Investigate Montgomery Village Homicide (VIDEO)

UPDATED 2.12.17  Montgomery County police officers have released more information about the homicide that occurred Friday afternoon in Montgomery Village. Police have identified the murder victim as 20-year-old Wassi Harron Raheem Young of Hyattsville. Police said they do not believe the shooting was random and investigators believe the victim agreed to meet the suspect(s) at […]

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January 19, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Do You Have a Message for President-elect Donald Trump? (VIDEO)

Do you have a message for President-elect Donald Trump? We are asking residents for their thoughts on the eve of the inauguration. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, Montgomery County Council member George Leventhal mentioned kindness and the country’s diversity. UFCW Local 400 representative Dyana Forester said she is reflective, and plans to take part […]

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January 11, 2017 | Mike Bishop

The Almighty Avocado

Once someone says that there is avocado on that menu item, you’re 50 percent more likely to order it — true or false? If you answered true, have we got a treat for you. Join us avocado aficionados, on a tour de avo across the whole of the cado. Kittiwat Thai Kitchen  Up in Frederick, […]

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