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"Serial rapist may be in south county" & other news

Serial rapist may be in south county (Gazette)
A series of sexual assaults that occurred last week in the Clinton and Fort Washington areas could be the work of a serial rapist, but police said they had not confirmed the cases are linked.... (read story) Anyone with additional information about this case should call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Sexual Assault Unit at 301-772-4908.

More news on PGCares Newsvine.

Wed. night's community meeting in Accokeek was sparsely attended and someone said it may have been due to a popular entertainment tv show (I don't remember the name - I obviously don't watch it. Goes to show where our neighbors' priorities are. Of course, I also know that we all need to put up our feet sometime and life can be hectic, but everyone can do a little to help make our democracy work, especially if you're prone to complain about it. Don't complain if you don't do anything to participate! Here are some upcoming events you can attend:

Important Meeting concerning the BRAC (Base Realignment and Closure) process and the Branch Ave Cor. Sector Plan & Sections on May 30th
Marlow Heights Community Center, 2800 St. Clair Drive, Marlow Heights, MD 20748, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Please share this with other interested/impacted community members, especially those who may live, work or have interest around the Branch Ave. Corridor.
Issues include:
- Proposed expansion of Commercial/Business Development around Andrews along the Branch Ave and Penn. Ave Corridor
- BRAC-Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission proposals and impacts around the Andrews Air Force Base Area

PG CTIZN is throwing its favorite new non profit, Accokeek, Mattawoman, Piscataway Creeks Communities Council (AMP Creeks) a Birthday Party. For PG CTIZN members & supporters at The Accokeek Foundation Education Center 3400 Bryan Point Road, Accokeek, MD 20607 from 5-8 pm on Saturday, June 2. Please bring a dish to share, but don't worry about dessert – we'll bring a great big birthday cake! Please Join Us!  RSVP to planesawdust [at] hotmail.com

And for your educational enjoyment, put this on your calendar:

Juneteenth Celebration hosted by Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc, Prince George’s County Chapter Maryland; Prince George’s county Historical Society; and Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints – Suitland Ward on June 16 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 5300 Auth Road Suitland NO FEE!!! will include these workshops:
Introduction to Genealogy
Interview Techniques
Using military records
Archaeological finds in PG County
Research Depositories
Historical and Genealogical Resources
Slave Genealogy
Underground Railroad in PG County
Rosenwald Schools
Using a Family History Center
Genealogy and Computers
Dating Old Photographs

More information coming soon or call Nathania Branch Miles (301) 322-9409 or Lyndra Marshall (301) 808-6240.
Tags: crime, education, history, maryland, politics, prince george's, racial
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