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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Local Development Council is now accepting local impact grant application for FY 2019

Non-profit organizations serving the impact area surrounding MGM National Harbor are encouraged to apply

Largo, MD – The Prince George’s County Local Development Council (PGCLDC) announced today the release of the FY 2019 Local Impact Grant application. The Local Impact Grant Program is for non-profits that serve Prince ...

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

April Ryan, WHML Keynote Speaker

WHML 2019 Guest Speaker

April Ryan is a veteran White House Correspondent and political analyst. This visionary author will be the keynote speaker for this year’s event. Celebrate with us on March 21!

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

The Medicare Maze

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Are you new to Medicare? Do you find it confusing? Need help navigating your options? Join the Department of Family Services as we take you through an introduction of Medicare.

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Color Your Community

Teen Arts Summit

Are you passionate about the arts? Do you have an idea for projects in your neighborhood? Connect with other teens who want to make an impact with art in the area on March 23rd.

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Posted on: March 17, 2019

Celebrating a Legacy

Women History Month

March is Women's History Month. Learn about the contributions that women have made past and present through events sponsored by our libraries.

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Recreation Nation

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With summer around the corner, don’t wait to plan an awesome experience for your child. With over 600 sessions, you will surely find a camp they will enjoy.

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

MOMENTUM Conference Set for March 23rd

Department of Family Services to Host Free Conference for Men and Boys to Promote Healthy Relationships and Raise Awareness About Domestic Violence

Camp Springs, MD –  The Prince George’s County, Department of Family Services, Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking Division will host a FREE a conference entitled MOMENTUM: Men Making our Relationships Excellent at Camelot...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Prince George’s County Launches Senior Resource Guide

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County Partners with Prince George’s Provider Network to Produce a Comprehensive Directory of Local Agencies, Business and Non-Profit Organizations Dedicated to Serving Older Adults.

Camp Springs, MD – In an effort to expand and create a more comprehensive resource directory of information and referral services for older adults and individuals with disabilities, the Prince George’s County, Department of Family Serv...

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Posted on: September 11, 2018

Annual Senior Picnic (CANCELLED)

Camp Springs, MD – Due to the impending weather forecast, the Annual Senior Fitness Day & Picnic scheduled for Friday, September 14, 2018 at Watkins Park has been CANCELLED. We look forward to the Annual Senior Fitness Day & Picnic next ...

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

Free Community Health Screenings Event Commemorates National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

LARGO, MD – As part of its ongoing effort to help educate the African-American community about the importance of knowing their HIV status, and to commemorate the 2019 National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day,

the Prince George's County Health Department is participating in a free HIV testing event for the community on Tuesday, February 12th at Prince George’s Community College (PGCC).

The event, Black Health Empowerment Day, is at PGCC’s Hea...

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Posted on: January 23, 2019

County Residents Furloughed Due to Federal Government Shutdown May Be Eligible for WIC

LARGO, MD – The Prince George’s County Health Department wants to ensure residents who are furloughed federal government employees and contractors know they may be eligible to participate in the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) assistance program.

Persons from families with adult members who are furloughed shall be eligible based on income during the period of unemployment if the loss of income causes the current rate of family income to be within the income guidelines for program eligibility.“We w...

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Prince George’s County Health Department Opens Wet Season Soil Testing

LARGO, MD – Wet season percolation (PERC) testing for Prince George’s County will begin on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 due to adequate soil saturation levels.

PERC testing is required for any property that is not going to be served by public sewer and before any septic system or on-site sewage disposal system can be installed.

If you plan to build on undeveloped property in Prince George's County and your proper...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

MOMENTUM Conference Set for March 23rd

Department of Family Services to Host Free Conference for Men and Boys to Promote Healthy Relationships and Raise Awareness About Domestic Violence

Camp Springs, MD –  The Prince George’s County, Department of Family Services, Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking Division will host a FREE a conference entitled MOMENTUM: Men Making our Relationships Excellent at Camelot by Martin’s, on Sat...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Prince George's County Human Relations Commission Condemns Acts of Hate

We are devastated at the attack on our Muslim brothers and sisters in New Zealand

The Prince George’s County Human Relations Commission is the County’s civil and
human rights education and enforcement agency. We are devastated at the attackon our Muslim brothers and sisters in New Zealand. We are all one communit...

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

Prince George's County's DPW&T Begins Pothole Blitz on County Roadways

LARGO, MD - With the snow taking a break, and temperatures forecasted to be in the 60s the next couple days, the Prince George’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation (DPW&T) is taking advantage of the nice weather to focus on ...

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Posted on: August 30, 2018

Prince George’s County Receives $100 Thousand Dollar Grant

Prince George’s County Receives $100 Thousand Dollar Grant to Improve Food Access for Needy Residents via Farmers’ Markets

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Prince George’s County Department of Social Services

Contact:  Stephen Liggett-Creel

Stephen.liggett-creel@maryland.gov

301-909-7016

Prince George’s County Department of Social Services to award funding to in...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Aisha Braveboy to Launch Countywide Safe Driving Initiative: ‘Drive Focused, Sober and Safe’

State’s Attorney Aisha Braveboy announces countywide safe driving initiative: ‘Drive Focused, Sober and Safe.’ Campaign Kick Off will take place April 27, 2019.

UPPER MARLBORO, MD – Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Aisha N. Braveboy announced today the launch of ‘Drive Focused, Sober and Safe,’ a countywide initiative to raise the awareness of the importanc...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Hosts 16th Annual Crime Victims Fund Run

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UPPER MARLBORO, MD – Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Aisha N. Braveboy will host the 16th Annual Crime Victims Fund Run/Walk at Watkins Regional Park in ...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Hosts Community in the Courthouse

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UPPER MARLBORO, MD – Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Aisha N...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

FORT WASHINGTON MAN SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON SUSPEND ALL BUT 45 YEARS

A Fort Washington man has been sentenced to life in prison, Suspend All But 45 Years

UPPER MARLBORO, MD – Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Aisha N. Braveboy announced today that Donavain Hodges has been sentenced to life in prison, with all but 45 years suspended, after being convicted in Dece...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

UPPER MARLBORO WOMAN CONVICTED OF VEHICULAR MANSLAUGHTER

The woman who crashed into Upper Marlboro restaurant has been convicted of vehicular manslaughter

UPPER MARLBORO, MD – An Upper Marlboro woman has been convicted of criminally negligent vehicular manslaughter and other related charges for taking the life of Isiah Pugh and injuring several others in a crash in October 2017, announced Prince G...

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

State's Attorney Statement Regarding the Release of Matthew Bethea

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Prince George's County State's Attorney Aisha N. Braveboy's Statement Regarding the Release of Matthew Bethea

UPPER MARLBORO, MD – Prince George’s County State’s
Attorney Aisha N. Braveboy released the following statement regarding therelease of Matthew Bethea, who, in 2010, was convicted of the second degree
murder of 14-year-old Nia Owens in 1996: ...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

MT. RAINIER MAN CONVICTED FOR SEXUALLY ABUSING YOUNG STEPDAUGHTER FOR MORE THAN FOUR YEARS

A Mt. Rainier man has been found guilty of sexually abusing his stepdaughter since she was five years old.

UPPER MARLBORO, MD – A Mt. Rainier man has been convicted for repeatedly sexually abusing his stepdaughter since she was five years old, Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Aisha N. Braveboy announced today.

Miguel Cedillos-Zuniga, 49, was found guilty...

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

Washington, D.C. Man Sentenced to 30 Years, Suspend All But 20, After Mistrial and Guilty Plea

Washington, D.C. man will spend 20 years in jail for killing a man who was dating the mother of two of his children.

UPPER MARLBORO, MD – Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Aisha N. Braveboy announced that a Washington, D.C. man will spend 20 years in jail for killing a man who was dating the mother of two of his children.

Divonta Gatling, 26, was sentenced...

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