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  1. Greenbelt man dies in fatal crashRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Gazette.net

    A 77-year-old Greenbelt man was killed in a fatal car crash Sunday involving a man police believe then stole an ambulance and crashed into 12 other vehicles. Prince George's County police have arrested Sebastian Isaksen, 34, of Silver Spring and charged him with carjacking, assault and charges related to the carjacking, according to police.

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  2. Greenbelt school announces first quarter Principala s Honor RollRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Gazette.net

    One hundred fifty students at Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Greenbelt were named to the Principal's Honor Roll list for the first quarter of the 2014-15 school year.

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  3. Prince Georgea s asks for public aid to keep Anacostia cleanRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Gazette.net

    Community groups and organizations are looking for new ways to partner with Prince George's County to help keep the Anacostia watershed clean. Under the terms of the county's stormwater management permit from the state, the county is required to remove an additional 170,628 pounds of trash or the equivalent yearly from the Anacostia River Watershed, said Alfred Titus-Glover, senior environmental planner for Prince George's County's Department of the Environment.

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  4. Greenbelt may pass on space at old middle schoolRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Gazette.net

    Greenbelt will likely scuttle a plan to rent space at the old Greenbelt Middle School to provide services to the local community unless they can get a better deal than the one being offered by the school system, city officials say. “I don't think anyone is really ready to close that door entirely, but I do think that door is only slightly ajar,” Greenbelt Mayor Emmett Jordan said of the proposed deal to lease five rooms during Monday's City Council meeting.

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  5. Greenbelt alters policy regarding city worker arrestsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Gazette.net

    Any Greenbelt employee charged with child pornography or sex abuse will be removed from jobs involving children under a new policy adopted by city officials. The policy, approved Nov. 24 by the City Council, was created as a result of a 2012 petition by John Abell, a Greenbelt resident angered because he said there was a lack of information available to the public when a Greenbelt Branch Library employee was arrested in 2011 and later convicted on child pornography charges.

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  6. Greenbelt alters policy regarding city worker arrestsRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Gazette.net

    Any Greenbelt employee charged with child pornography or sex abuse will be removed from jobs involving children under a new policy adopted by city officials. The policy, approved Nov. 24 by the City Council, was created as a result of a 2012 petition by John Abell, a Greenbelt resident angered because he said there was a lack of information available to the public when a Greenbelt Branch Library employee was arrested in 2011 and later convicted on child pornography charges.

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  7. Greenbelt American Legion honors first respondersRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | Gazette.net

    The Greenbelt American Legion Post 136 held its annual Public Safety Awards Nov. 7, recognizing members of local law enforcement and public safety agencies. “The American Legion is proud to honor the brave men and women who support our local citizens,” said Michael Moore, Post 136 commander.

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  8. Prince Georgea s Latino liaison wins school board seatRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Nov. 4 - the candidates were separated by only seven votes, but ballots from a late-reported precinct, provisional and absentee ballots widened Hernandez's lead. According to unofficial results from the Prince George's County Board of Elections, Hernandez received 5,700 votes to Waller's 5,607 votes following the counting of the last absentee and provisional ballots.

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  9. Prince Georgea s school system holds special education listening sessionsRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Jennifer Leaman of Hyattsville said it has been difficult to get the appropriate special education services for her fifth-grade son. Leaman said she discovered that someone who had been working with her son was not aware of the goals, strengths and weaknesses laid out in his Individualized Education Plan, or IEP.

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  10. Three Prince Georgea s school board races remain closeRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | Gazette.net

    With 75 percent of the vote counted, one school board race looked to send an incumbent back for another term while three other races are too close to call. In District 2, challenger Lupi Grady holds a lead of less than 300 votes over incumbent Peggy Higgins, 53.9 percent to 45.9 percent.

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  11. Imara Roose program connects high school, college studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Student and mentor members of Imara Roose, a mentoring group for female students at Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Greenbelt, pose in Washington, D.C., during a scavenger hunt event. Laurel resident Halima Adenegan, a Roosevelt graduate, created the group to help guide students.

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  12. A scorer steps forward at High PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Gazette.net

    High Point High School's Elmer Funes practices on Oct. 16 at the Beltsville school. He has scored 18 goals this season to lead the Eagles to their second straight county championship.

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  13. Prince Georgea s voters best choices for General AssemblyRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Today, The Gazette continues its endorsements for contested races in Prince George's County in the Nov. 4 general election. For more election information, visit www.gazette.net.

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  14. Douglass, Potomac to test one anotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Charles H. Flowers High School's Maurice Wright tries to escape the grasp of Oxon Hill's Demarco Garcia during Friday's football game in Springdale. On Saturday, Frederick Douglass High School's football team is scheduled to host Potomac in a game that will end with one of them handing the other its first loss of the season.

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  15. Prince Georgea s teacher becomes Philharmonica s first black concertmasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Gazette.net

    David Yarbrough, Eleanor Roosevelt High School's orchestra director, will be bringing his lifelong love of music to a new stage, as the first black concertmaster of the Prince George's Philharmonic. Yarbrough was selected by Philharmonic conductor Charles Ellis following an audition in February, and his appointment was announced in April.

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  16. Greenbelt school recognized as one of top in nationRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Parents of Robert Goddard French Immersion School students are feeling “tres enthousiaste” - French for “very excited” - that their school has received top honors from the U.S. Department of Education. “We are super excited,” said June Evans of Bowie, who has two children attending the Greenbelt school.

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  17. Prince Georgea s students named Nation Achievement semifinalistsRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2014 | Gazette.net

    The National Merit Scholarship Program announced Sept. 24 that 17 Prince George's County students are among over 1,600 nationwide to be designated National Achievement Scholarship semifinalists.

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  18. Three incumbents, one newcomer for Prince Georgea s County school boardRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2014 | Gazette.net

    The Prince George's County school system is undergoing a period of enormous change as new protocols are implemented to address longstanding challenges. For example, the county school board now includes appointed members, the county executive now has more direct involvement in schools and the school system - like many nationwide - are working to conform with the new Common Core curriculum.

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  19. Five Prince Georgea s municipalities recognized for sustainability effortsRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Five Prince George's County municipalities were amongst 10 Maryland municipalities to receive the Sustainable Maryland Certified award at the Maryland Municipal League's fall conference Sept. 12. Sustainable Maryland is an initiative of the Environmental Finance Center at the University of Maryland, College Park, to support Maryland municipalities in looking for cost effective ways to protect their natural assets and revitalize their communities, said Mike Hunninghake, program manager for Sustainable Maryland.

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  20. Prince Georgea s residents debate possible county sites for FBIRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Gazette.net

    A 62-acre site in Greenbelt is one of three vying to become the new FBI headquarters, but some residents think Greenbelt may not be the best site. “For the reasons they argue it could benefit Greenbelt, I think it could benefit Landover, because that's in the central part of the county, and I think that part of the county needs more facilities,” said Robert Snyder of Greenbelt.

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