News R eview GREENBELT An In d e p e ndent N ew spaperVOL. 74, No. 3 15 Crescent Rd., Suite 100, Greenbelt, MD 20770-1887 DECEMBER 9, 2010 American Education Week November 14 to 20, 2010 In celebration of American education, these columns tell the stories of selected teachers from schools that serve the Greenbelt community. This week readers will get a glimpse inside Greenbelt Middle School. It follows last week’s feature on Turning Point Academy teachers and prior profiles on teachers at Eleanor Roosevelt High PHOTO BY HELEN SYDAVAR School, Magnolia and Greenbelt Elementary Schools. Next week we will focus on Springhill Lake Elementary School, the last school to be covered in this year’s series. The month-long project has been coordinated by David Lange.The official ribbon cutting at the Greenbelt Library last Saturday brings a host of smiling faces, from Math Teacher Challengesleft, Michael Gannon, associate director, Administrative Services, Prince George’s County Library;Greenbelt Councilmember Rodney Roberts; Daryl Pennington, Congressman Steny Hoyers office; Middle School’s StudentsHoward Burnett, deputy chief administrative officer, Prince Georges County Health and Human by Jim LinkServices; Ellen Utley, branch manager, Greenbelt Library; Kathleen Teaze, director, Prince GeorgesCounty Library; Mark Polk, vice president, Board of Library Trustees; Marsha Voigt, treasurer, Friendsof the Greenbelt Library; and Joyce Griffin, president, Friends of the Greenbelt Library. The assignment fiscal woes disap- for Ramon Braza’s pear. The process advanced 7th and for Braza’s studentsPatrons’ Rave Reviews Abound 8th grade algebra I students at Green- belt Middle School involves graph- ing “y-intercepts,” “x-intercepts,” us-At Library Grand Re-opening was a tad intimidat- ing, to say the least. Posted on the class- ing “reasoning and proof” and creating “counterexamples.” by Jim Link room bulletin board Math-challenged was the challenge interviewer: “Can – or was it a drill they really do this “I have always thought of Par- months of darkness the new glow back wall with electric sockets sergeant’s direct or- Ramon Braza stuff?”adise as a kind of library,” Jorge bathing the newly made over digs underneath so patrons can plug der? “Students will Braza: “Eventu-Luis Borges said, and the 100 comes from “totally new energy in their laptops. The whole cost determine the equation of the ally, sure. This is actually a highor more patrons who celebrated efficient lighting,” explained Mi- was $640,000 but $320,000 in line of best fit in order to make school course. If they pass, theythe reopening of our Greenbelt chael Gannon, assistant director matching grants came from the predictions.” “Best fit?” How can take the high school assess-Library on Saturday, December 4 for Administrative Services. “We state. Greenbelters have gotten a aesthetic . . . . “To make predic- ment test required for graduationwere festive and delighted if not also have a state-of-the-art fire lot out of that $640,000. I think tions?” How useful . . . . (from high school); if they passquite emparadised. “The light alarm system, a central customer it was worth the wait,” Gannon It seemed to me Braza was that, they skip taking algebra Iis amazing!” said Deb Tinsley, service counter, five more com- added. like Timothy Geithner, Larry and get their high school credit.”checking out books from be- puters placed in the children’s Summers or maybe Maynard The Calendar Equations Proj-hind the new counter. After six area, cushioned seating on the See LIBRARY, page 9 Keynes or Milton Friedman di- ect and the Be a Math Author recting their brainiac economic Project are two other challengesExtensive Bus Route Restructuring advisers to concoct sophisticated explanatory arcana to make our See BRAZA, page 6Debuts Locally on December 20 Glenn Is Now Lab Teacher by John Stith At Greenbelt Middle School by Jim Link G is for Greenbelt, according Greenbelt. particularly inform themselvesto Metro. On Monday, December Metrobus routes C2 and R12 when the new timetables are Antoinette Glenn more to the depart-20 Greenbelt will say goodbye to will also see extensive changes published, as previous timetable is a forward-look- ment as a wholeits T16 and T17 Metrobus routes beginning December 20. As of drafts showed the first bus run- ing teacher with old now.”and hello to the G12, G13, G14 December 6 Metro had not yet re- ning later or the last leaving fashioned values. Another lessand G16. New route names have leased full descriptions and time- earlier at a number of bus stops She believes in in- radical change isalready been posted on many tables for its route changes. The around Greenbelt. novation, embraces the re-naming andMetrobus signs and, according News Review will provide further In other locations, evening change but cherishes restructuring of theto Larry Glick, a Metrobus plan- coverage of Metrobus changes service will be later than it is conservative virtues Science Fair, whichner at the Washington Metro- when they become available currently. At this point, no new like mutual respect, is now the STEMpolitan Area Transit Authority Riders who rely on early-morn- Sunday bus service is being im- personal effort and Fair: “*S*cience,(WMATA), they are named for ing and late-evening buses should plemented, so the only public bus affectionate concern. * T * e c h n o l o g y, routes on Sundays will continue One recent pro- *E*ngineering, to be the Metrobus 81 along What Goes On Cherrywood Lane and the B30 fessional change at Antoinette Glenn *M*athematics is a Saturday, December 11 Greenbelt Middle more comprehensive service to BWI Marshall airport. School which Glenn is thrilled description of the actual range of 9 a.m. to noon, Donation Drop-off, Municipal Building Park- Bus services provided by the about is her lateral “promotion” exhibits,” Glenn explained. ing Lot Prince George’s County De- from full-time classroom science She is also happy that “the Monday, December 13 partment of Public Works and teacher to lab teacher. “This PTA here is much more effec- 8 p.m., Council Meeting, Live on Verizon 21, Comcast 71 and Transportation – routes called means I can see if students un- tive than in the past; it is highly streaming www.greenbeltmd.gov “TheBus” – will also change on derstand the concepts they are effective even though only 10 Wednesday, December 15 December 20. With both major taught in class” she says. to 15 sets of parents participate. 7:30 p.m., Advisory Planning Board Meeting, Greenbelt Com- transit providers adding and cut- Prior to Mrs. Porter’s arrival But that number may increase.” ting various routes, the majority (the new principal) I was the GMS has 800 students. munity Center, Room 114 of current bus riders will need to Science Department Chair but Glenn is anticipating a big 8 p.m., Council Worksession with TGIFriday’s, Greenbelt plan their trips differently as of Community Center didn’t observe the classrooms,” change in September 2012 when December 20. Glenn adds. “Now I can visit the new school building opens. Thursday, December 16 These widespread bus changes the teachers in their classrooms, “I can’t wait. This is the 21st 7:30 p.m., GHI Board Meeting, GHI Board Room model lessons and team-teach See BUS CHANGES, page 6 with them. I think I contribute See GLENN, page 6
Page 2 GREENBELT NEWS REVIEW Thursday, December 9, 2010A Review Grin Belt“New World Utopias” in Places Magazine by Renauta York A stroll through the Com- velopment, Langston Terrace. have been working on a portraitmunity Center halls highlights We might ask: Who defines uto- portion of the project that willhow the new towns of the 1930s pia? Who has the opportunity to emphasize the important humanpromised residents a lifestyle experience it?” element that I plan on includingcompletely different from the ur- Thought-provoking goals, left in a book project.”ban centers they were living in. unanswered. The current photos Thus, Rolondo’s decision didPhotos showed buildings, green Rolondo took of the Green- nothing to engage the readerspaces and the interiors of the belt towns are almost devoid with his stated goal but defers itbuildings with people engaged of people. The Greenbelt land- to a later book. In doing so, hein different activities – shopping, scape pictures show a house missed a great opportunity– tomingling in the center, resting with a clothesline, two children tell residents’ stories and link thein their homes, teaching and playing in McDonald field and past stories of those in the Cen-learning in schools, riding bikes a sidewalk flanked with trees ter photos with the realities ofthrough the underpass and play- and shrubs. Other photos show Greenbelt today. By failing toing on the playground. People two people sitting under a tree do so he lost for now a neededthen engaged in activities that at the Eleanor Roosevelt High evaluation and discussion forhighlighted how a change in School track, a tree propped up future urban planning projects.their physical place allowed for by beams, a shroud on the fence The article and photo slide- "Why werent we invitedchanges in lifestyle – changes at the community garden and the show, can be reviewed at http:// to the Tree Lighting ceremony?"that generated community. The swimming pool fountain. His places.designobserver.com/entry.photos beg numerous questions photos hint that people may ac- html?entry=21199.– what were the stories of the tually live here.people in these photos? How The interior photos are even– or were – their lives differ- starker – beautiful and striking Visit With Santa, Dems Holiday Partyent since coming to Greenbelt? at times but with no one work- Shop-along Now Kid, Elves Workshop To Be at GreenbriarHas Greenbelt lived up to its ing or interacting in the spaces. Police and Fire Dept. On Saturday, December 11 Greenbelt’s Eleanor and Frank-promise? The photos of a picture of FDR This year the annual Holi- from 10 a.m. to noon Santa will lin Roosevelt Democrats Club Author Responds next to a microfiche machine, day Shop-along for less fortu- visit the Greenbelt Youth Center, will hold its holiday party and in- Jason Rolondo’s article and the empty city council chamber nate kids has been expanded to having worked his annual trip to stallation of officers for the com-photo essay on present day and a map of Greenbelt hang- include firefighters as well as Greenbelt into his busy sched- ing year at 7:30 p.m. on Friday,Greenbelt in Places Magazine ing over a file cabinet evoked a police. It will be held Sunday, ule. All children will receive a December 17 in the Greenbriarpromises to answer these ques- sense of Greenbelt as a museum December 19 at Beltway Plaza. free picture with Santa. Parents Club House.tions. piece rather than a living entity. The children are selected by are welcome to bring their own The meeting will first install “In these photographs,” he Author’s Vision their elementary schools to par- video or still cameras to record officers for 2011, followed bysays, “my goal is not only to When asked about his deci- ticipate. the event. holiday revelry, pro-Democratevoke the communal spirit for sion to exclude people from the Police and firefighters will Santa’s visit is followed by songs and lots to eat. There is awhich the Greenbelt architec- photos, Rolondo replied, “As I take underprivileged children the Elves Holiday Workshop nominal annual membership fee,ture was designed but also to visit the towns, I envision the holiday shopping to buy Christ- from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., also reduced for seniors. The clubmeditate on the urge to create spaces in a way a blueprint or a mas gifts for themselves and at the Greenbelt Youth Center. draws its members and officersa better society. I learned that scale model is laid out. family members. Children from 6 to 12 will bake from Greenbelt and beyond; allmany residents remain proud of “In the photos I’ve shared on Each child is allotted a bud- a holiday cookie and make a are invited.the New Deal legacy; today the Places that do include people, get of $100 and taken to a local holiday craft. There is a nominal The Greenbriar Club House isGreenbelt towns enjoy common they are depicted as very small store to make their purchas- fee for the Elves Workshop; pre- at 7600 Hanover Parkway.green spaces and housing layouts in order to emphasize the scale es. Afterward they have a gift register by calling 301-397-2200.encourage neighborly interaction. of nature and the important role wrapping party and enjoy pizza “Yet I want my images to that nature played in the plan- while they wrap the presentsacknowledge somehow that uto- ning of the towns. Also, when they have bought with guidancepia is a problematic goal. It is presented with a vacant meeting Greenbelt and help by the officers andunsettling to realize that Afri- space or an open field, I hope firefighters.can-Americans helped to build that viewers will notice aspects Donations SoughtGreenbelt, Maryland, but were about a room or a landscape that Donations, in the form of News Reviewnot allowed to live in it; they they’ve never noticed before. cash, checks payable to GVFDwere confined to a separate de- “However, rest assured, I or Target gift cards, to help fund the program are sought. They are tax-deductible and can be dropped at the Greenbelt police AN INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER station in an envelope marked Corrections “Police & Fire Holiday Shop- 15 Crescent Road, Suite 100, Greenbelt, Maryland 20770-1887 A headline for the profile of Eleanor Roosevelt High School along” or by contacting MPO 301-474-4131 • FAX 301-474-5880 teacher Jennifer Massagli in the November 25 issue incorrectly Kelly Lawson at klawson@green- email: firstname.lastname@example.org identified her as head of the science and technology program even beltmd.gov or calling 240-542- website: www.greenbeltnewsreview.com though the article by Kamli Sirjue did not indicate she was. The 2116. actual coordinator for that program is Jane Hemelt, who has been Alfred M. Skolnik, President, 1959-1977 its head since 1988. The News Review regrets the error. Elaine Skolnik, President, 1977-1985 President Emeritus, 1985- The home on YouTube in the GHI Pilot Project reported last OLD GREENBELT Editor: Mary Lou Williamson 301-441-2662 Assistant Editor: Barbara Likowski 301-474-8483 week is that of Tokey and Eileen Boswell, not that of David THEATRE News Editor: Elaine Skolnik 301-598-1805 Assistant to the Editor: Eileen Farnham 301-513-0482 Morse. WEEK OF DEC 10 STAFF Fair Game Jon Aerts, Jackie Bealle, Virginia Beauchamp, Judy Bell, Rebecca Boggs, Judi Bordeaux, Jessi Britton, Sharon Carroll, Ashley Cherok, Mary Willis Clarke, Paula Clinedinst, Agnes Conaty, Bill Cornett, Cynthia Cummings, Peter Curtis, Patricia Davis, (PG-13) Elizabeth Eny, Joan Falcão, Chris Farago, Eli Flam, Janet Franklyn, Kathleen Gal- Registration for the 2010/2011 lagher, Anne Gardner, Jon Gardner, Denise George, Bernina McGee Giese, James Friday Giese, Marjorie Gray, Melanie Lynn Griffin, Carol Griffith, Pat Hand, Stacy Hardy, Basketball Season Solange Hess, Rebecca Holober, Barbara Hopkins, Larry Hull, Elizabeth Jay, Ginny continues in December 2010** *5:15, 7:30, 9:40 Jones, Sharon Kenworthy, Suzanne Krofchik, Vicki Kriz, Meta Lagerwerff, Sandra Lange, Jane Larrick, Susan Lesser, Jim Link, Catherine Madigan, Kathleen McFarland, Saturday at the following locations: Emma Mendoza, Mary Moien, Marat Moore, Diane Oberg, Linda Paul, Leonie Penney, *3, *5:15, 7:30, 9:40 Shirl Phelps, Altoria Bell Ross, Ann-Marie Saucier, Angela Stark, Helen Sydavar, Linda Tokarz, Nancy Tolzman, Heba Toulan, Joanne Tucker, Jean Turkiewicz, Thomas X. Greenbelt Youth Center, 99 Centerway Sunday White, Marie Wong, Renauta York and Dea Zugby. Thursday, December 9, 6:30 to 8:30 pm *3, *5:15, 7:30 CIRCULATION Core of Greenbelt: Ian Tuckman 301-459-5624 Saturday, December 11, 11 am to 1 pm Monday – Thursday Thursday, December 16, 6:30 to 8:30 pm BOARD OF DIRECTORS Saturday, December 18, 11 am to 1 pm *5:15, 7:30 Eileen Farnham, president; Thomas X. White, vice president; Judy Bell, treasurer; Altoria Bell Ross, secretary; James Giese; Diane Oberg; and Mary Willis Clarke Springhill Lake Rec Center, 6101 Cherrywood Lane *These shows at $6.50 Friday, December 10, 7 pm to 8:30 pm Tuesday is Bargain Day. DEADLINES: Letters, Articles and ads—10 p.m. Tuesday. Materials for publication may be mailed to address above, deposited in our box in the Co-op grocery store (by 7 p.m. Saturday, December 11, 11 am to 1 pm All Seats Only $6.50. Tuesday) or brought to our office in the Community Center, 15 Crescent Road, during office hours. 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Thursday, December 9, 2010 GREENBELT NEWS REVIEW Page 3Menu for SeniorNutrition Program Community EventsMenu for Senior Holiday Inn Is Free Combined Choir Plays TRU-G to Facilitate Co-op Wine Tasting,Nutrition Program Monthly Senior Film Holiday Concert Bus Restructuring Flu Shots Offered The Senior Nutrition “Food The next free senior monthly The Greenbelt Combined There will be a special Transit On Friday, December 10 theand Friendship” program pro- movie, “Holiday Inn,” will be Choir will present its annual Riders United-Greenbelt (TRU-G) Co-op grocery store will offervides lunches for seniors Monday shown at the Greenbelt Commu- Christmas concert on Sunday, meeting on Saturday, December wine tasting of Kysela winesthrough Friday at the Community nity Center in the Senior Lounge, December 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the 11 at 10 a.m. to coordinate public from 4 to 7 p.m. ID is requiredCenter beginning at noon. Meals Room 111 on Tuesday, December Greenbelt Community Church, outreach for the impending bus to participate.must be reserved by 11 a.m. two 14 at 10:30 a.m. 1 Hillside Road. The concert system restructuring. The meet- Flu Shotsdays ahead so that enough food Bing Crosby croons to the has become a holiday tradition ing will be held at the Greenbelt The Co-op will hold a flu shotis ordered. Call 301-397-2208, tune of Irving Berlin’s Oscar- since the choir was formed in Community Church Education clinic on Saturday, December 11ext. 4215. winning “White Christmas” in the 1970s. Building (at the corner of Cres- from 10 a.m. to noon. There is a All meals include bread and this love triangle romantic com- Under the direction of Jean cent and Hillside, behind the fee, which must be paid by cashmargarine, coffee or tea and skim edy. Tired of the bright lights Cook members and the Green- main church building). or check.milk. Menus for December 13 of showbiz, Jim Hardy (Crosby) belt community and its many TRU-G is looking for “on theto 17: retires to the countryside to be- churches form the Combined street” volunteers to help inform Monday – Vegetable soup, come a farmer. He converts the Choir to perform traditional and bus riders and answer questions More Community Eventsroast beef with gravy, winter farm into the Holiday Inn, open contemporary Christmas music. about the changes slated to take see pages 2, 4, 5, 6 and 11.mixed vegetables, mashed pota- only on holidays, then competes Musicians will also perform on effect on December 20. Emailtoes, lemon parfait. against his pal (Fred Astaire) for guitar, zither and Celtic instru- John Stith at email@example.com Tuesday – Grape juice, bar- the affection of singer-dancer ments. or call 301-502-3634 to volunteerbecued pork on a bun, okra and Marjorie Reynolds. The concert is free with a free if unable to attend the meeting. Academytomatoes, coleslaw, diced pears. Wednesday – Creamy broccoli For questions or more infor- mation call 301-397-2208. will offering accepted at the end of the concert to help defray the Limited rides to Saturday’s meeting are available by email- Stadiumsoup, Italian sausage on a bun cost of the sheet music. Those ing firstname.lastname@example.org. To Theatreswith green peppers and onions, Nursery School Has attending are invited to the Fel- learn more about TRU-G sub- Beltway Plaza Mallchopped spinach, baked beans, lowship Hall after the perfor- scribe to its listserv by emailing Center Courtfruit cocktail. Information Day mance for refreshments. trugee-subscribe@yahoogroups. On Monday, December 13 301-220-1155 Thursday – Cranberry juice, com. from 7 to 9 p.m. the Greenbelt ALL SHOWS BEFORE 5 p.m.stuffed cabbage with tomato Nursery School will host a forum Adults/Seniors: $6.50sauce, seasoned carrots, parsleywhole potatoes, yellow Jello with on kindergarten options avail- Children: $6.00fruit. able to families in Greenbelt and Are any of you Blue Dems feeling blue? ALL SHOWS BEFORE NOON Friday – Cup of eggnog, Lon- nearby communities as a service Then please come to our annual jolly ON SATURDAY $5.00 to its members and the broaderdon broil with mushroom gravy, ALL SHOWS AFTER 5 p.m. community. It will be held attwice-baked potato, vegetable the Greenbelt Community Center HOLIDAY PARTY and Installation of 2011 Officers Adults: $8.50medley, field green salad, apple Students/Military: $7.50pie (Premium Meal). in Room 202 (Theater Rehearsal Friday, December 17 at 7:30 p.m. Children: $6.00 Room). Parking is available in at Greenbriar Club House, 7600 Hanover Parkway Seniors: $6.50 the lot behind the CommunityGHI Notes Center and the library. R = ID Required Thursday, December 9, 6:45 Representatives from public Light Refreshments. All welcome. (!) = No pass, (!!) No pass weekendp.m., Investment Committee –Board Room and private schools will present information on their programs Week of DEC 10 7:30 p.m., Finance Committee and will be available for ques-Meeting – Board Room FRI.-SAT. tions and discussion. Participat- Megamind, PG Friday, December 10, OfficesClosed. (Note: Members needing ing schools include Greenbelt El- Greenbelt Nursery School 11:15, 1:25, 3:40, 6, 8:15, 10:30 ementary School, Berwyn Chris- Unstoppable, PG-13emergency service during closingscan call maintenance at 301-474- tian School, Friends Community School, Holy Redeemer School Kindergarten Info Night 11:15, 1:25, 3:40, 6, 8:15, 10:30 Tangled, PG – 3D, (No fees) 11:45, 2:30, 5:15, 8, 10:20 Monday, Dec. 13 @ 7-9 pm6011.) and College Park Nursery and Tuesday, December 14, 7 p.m., Kindergarten. The forum is open Faster, RN&E Committee Meeting – GHI 11:45, 2:30, 5:15, 8, 10:25Library to all, free of charge. Room 202 in the Greenbelt Community Center The Tourist, PG-13 (!) For more information call the 7:15 p.m. Pre-purchase Orien- Panel of area kindergarten representatives 11:25, 2:20, 4:50, 7:30, 10:10 school at 301-474-5570 or email Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage Free and open to the publictation – Board Room email@example.com. of the Dawn Treaders, PG (!) Wednesday, December 15, Greenbelt Nursery School is a 11:20, 2:15, 4:50, 7:30, 10:107 p.m., Woodlands Committee not-for-profit parent cooperative For info, call GNS at 301 474 5570 For Colored Girls, RMeeting – Board Room nursery school in its 68th year of 12:30, 3:45, 6:45, 9:45 7 p.m., Web-Site Work Group operation. Harry Potter & The Deathly– GHI Lobby For more information about Hallows, PG-13 Thursday, December 16, 7:30p.m., Board Meeting – Board the school visit its website at www.greenbeltnurseryschool.org. Saturday, Dec 18 - 8 pm 12:15, 3:30, 6:30, 9:45 SUN. the ChromaticsRoom. Committee and board meetings Megamind, PGare open; members are encour- Beltway Plaza 11:50, 2:10, 4:50, 7:15 Holiday Events Unstoppable, PG-13aged to attend. On Saturday, December 11 present 11:50, 2:10, 4:50, 7:15 Tangled, PG – 3D, (No fees) from 2 to 4 p.m. Beltway PlazaGreenbriar Holds will have visits throughout the 11:40, 2, 4:40, 7Santa Breakfast Faster, R mall from Frosty the Snowman, a 11:40, 2, 4:40, 7 On Saturday, De- face painter and balloonist The Tourist, PG-13 (!)cember 18 at 10 a.m. The Greenbelt Lions Club will 11:25, 2:20, 4:50, 7:30the Greenbriar Com- have a gift wrapping station at Greenbelt Arts Center Tickets: Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyagemunity Association Center Court by the Toy Drive 123 Centerway $15 adults of the Dawn Treaders, PG (!)will have breakfast Box starting on Friday, December Greenbelt, MD $12 seniors/students 11:20, 2:15, 4:50, 7:30with Santa at the 10 through Christmas Eve. There For Colored Girls, RGreenbriar Condo- is a fee for gift wrapping. 301-441-8770 www.thechromatics.com 12:30, 4, 7:15miniums, 7600 Hanover Parkway Harry Potter & The Deathlyin Greenbelt. Hallows, PG-13 12:15, 3:45, 7 Children of all ages are in- Greenbelt Arts Centervited to this free event. For more information and to This Weekend Only! MON. – THU. Megamind, PGsign up call 301-441-1096 ext. 2or email teley.greenbriar@verizon. Lions and Penguins and Bears...Oh My!! 12:20, 2:40, 5:20, 7:45 Unstoppable, PG-13net. 12:20, 2:40, 5:20, 7:45 An evening of one-act plays by Matt Hanf - Guest Production by THUNDEROUS PRODUCTIONS, Tangled, PG – 3D, (No fees) Directed by Celeste Campbell, Belle Constantine, Rick Starkweather & Trix Whitehall 12:10, 2:30, 5:10, 7:35 Holy Cross December 9-12, 2010 - Thursday, Friday & Saturday at 8:00PM, Sunday Matinee at 2:00PM Faster, R 12:10, 2:30, 5:10, 7:35 Thrift Store $15 General/$12 Students/Seniors The Tourist, PG-13 (!) Every Thursday 10am – 4pm Featuring these One-Acts: Breaking Up is Easy: It’s the Fees That’ll Kill You; Teddy Knows 12:15, 2:35, 5:15, 7:40 Too Much - Trapped in Slanguage; The Sandbox ; Sports and Sheep Testicles; Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treaders, PG (!) Good, clean clothes for women, The Hostage; Santa Quadaffi and the Sweatshops of Guangdong 12:15, 2:35, 5:10, 7:40 men and children! For Colored Girls, R Shoes, jewelry, books, etc. 123 Centerway • Greenbelt, MD 20770 Upcoming: 12:30, 4, 7 http://www.greenbeltartscenter.org Dec 14 – 15 – Auditions: Reefer Madness; Harry Potter & The Deathly 6905 Greenbelt Road Located underneath the Greenbelt CO-OP Dec 17: Homespun Ceilidh Band; Dec 18:The Chromatics Hallows, PG-13 Greenbelt, Md. 301-345-5111 12:15, 3:45, 7 Call 301.441.8770 for information or reservations
Page 4 GREENBELT NEWS REVIEW Thursday, December 9, 2010Trumpeter Kent Hills plays Tapsas part of the citys Veterans Daycommemoration on November 11. Obituaries ERHS Jr. ROTC Color Guard members are Brendan Lyn, lead rifle; Brittany Ascensio, US flag; Shelby Geter, Md. flag; and Josue Lorenzana, rifle.Steven H. Hooper Steve Hooper, Paint Branch Unitarian Universalist Churcha lifelong Green- 3215 Powder Mill Road, Beltsville/Adelphi PHOTOS BY HELEN SYDAVAR Phone: 301-937-3666 www.pbuuc.orgbelter, died of pan-creatic cancer at Welcomes you to our open, nurturing communityLaurel Regional December 12, 10 a.m.Hospital on Octo- “Mother Mary” by Rev. Diane Teichert withber 23, 2010, at the age of 61. John Sebastian, worship associate, and He was born in Washington, Christmas music arranged for four flutes.D.C., and moved to Greenbelt asa young child with his parents,the late Louise and Billy Hooper. From left to right, Fred Mooney, Ron Wiseman and RaymondHe attended local schools and King fire off a gun salute to conclude the Veterans Day ceremony. ST. HUGH OF GRENOBLE CATHOLIC CHURCHgraduated from High Point High 135 Crescent Road, Greenbelt, MD 20770School in 1967. 301-474-4322 He attended the University ofMaryland before entering the Air Mass Schedule:Force where he served for four Sunday 8:00, 9:30, 11:00 a.m.years at several U.S. locations. Saturday 9:00 a.m., 5:00 p.m. Following his discharge from Now meeting at Greenbelt Elementary School, 66 Ridge Road, Greenbelt Daily Mass: 7:15 a.m.the service he was employed Sacrament of Penance: Saturday 3:45-4:45 p.m.at the University of Maryland’s Please come this Sunday Pastor: Rev. Walter J. TappeCole Field House as a sound WORSHIP AT 11:00technician. In more recent years Pastoral Associate: Rev. R. Scott Hurd Pastor Nigel C. Black, MDiv. (410) 627-8381he worked at the Greenbelt Citgogas station and for Olchak Mar-ket Research. Mowatt Memorial United Methodist Church He was a longtime memberand volunteer of the Greenbelt 40 Ridge Road, GreenbeltCommunity Church. He also Open hearts, Open minds, Open doorsvolunteered at the Greenbelt La- www.greenbeltumc.org 301-474-9410bor Day Festival for many years, Rev. Fay Lundin, Pastorassisting with the sound system. He was predeceased by his Worship Service 10:00amyounger brother Stanley. He Christmas Party & Program, Sun. Dec. 12, 6 p.m.is survived by his companionand helpmate of 15 years, Linda Join us for supper and a celebration of the season.Woody, her daughter Michelle Bring a covered dish to share. Canned food acceptedMcGhee and Michelle’s children for the local food pantry. FREECandice and Brandon. Othersurvivors include his aunt JeanRorick of Purcellville, Va., sev- HOLY CROSS LUTHERAN CHURCH St. George’s Episcopal Churcheral cousins and many friends. 6905 Greenbelt Road • 301-345-5111 Join us around a table where all are welcome! A memorial service was con- Servicesducted by Rev. Dan Hamlin at Worship 8:15 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. • Sundaysthe Greenbelt Community Church Sunday School & Bible Class 9:30 a.m. 8 a.m. simple, quiet service (no music)on December 4. Advent Services Wed. 12:15 and 7 p.m. 10 a.m. main service (music includes a mixture of acoustic guitar, piano and organ music) • WednesdaysConcert of Hymns 7 p.m. service with healing prayers (no music) Holy Cross Lutheran Church is a traditional Bible-believing,To Be at Berwyn Christ-centered congregation! Join Us! 7010 Glenn Dale Road (Lanham-Severn Road & Glenn Dale Road) On Saturday, December 18 301-262-3285 | firstname.lastname@example.org | www.stgeo.org E-mail email@example.com 7:30 p.m. there will be a freeconcert of traditional Christmashymns and holiday music. Thesecond in the seasonal series, this “Man should know his own self and Greenbelt Community Churchis the only evening concert and UNITED CHURCH OF CHRISTwill feature the Berwyn Presbyte- recognize that which leadeth untorian Church Choir and additional Hillside & Crescent Roadsvocalist solo performances, hand- loftiness or lowliness, glory or Phone: 301-474-6171 morningsbells, harp, trumpet, trombone www.greenbeltucc.organd flute. abasement, wealth or poverty.” Sunday Worship A freewill offering is request- 10:15 a.m.ed to support the series; all pro- Daniel Hamlin, Pastor Greenbelt Bahá’í Community "A church of the open mind, the warm heart,fessional performers are donating 1-800-22-UNITE 301-345-2918their talents for the event. the aspiring soul, and the social vision..." Greenbelt.Bahai.Info@gmail.com www.bahai.us Mishkan Torah Congregation 10 Ridge Road, Greenbelt, MD 20770 Rabbi Jonathan Cohen Cantor Phil Greenfield Catholic Community Friday evening services 8:00 PM except first Friday of the month, when children’s service begins at 7:30 PM of Greenbelt MASS Saturday morning services - 9:30 AM Children’s Education, Adult Education, Social Action, etc. Sundays 10 A.M. For further information call 301 474-4223 www.mishkantorah.org Municipal Building Conservative and Reconstructionist
Thursday, December 9, 2010 GREENBELT NEWS REVIEW Page 5Upcoming Events We were saddened to hear of with our readers. We’d especially Christmas Concert the death of former Greenbelter like to hear more from our neigh-At New Deal Café Dolores Baxter of Stevensville, bors in Greenbelt East and Green- At National Gallery On Thursday, December 9 belt West (Franklin Park). To send The Ensemble Galilei will per- Md., on Dec. 2, 2010, and offerfrom noon to 2 p.m. pianist Amy form traditional Christmas carols condolences to her family and belt on the County Council, on information for “Our Neighbors”C. Kraft plays mid-day melodies. in a free concert at the National friends. being named chair of the Prince email us at newsreview@green-The weekly open microphone Gallery of Art’s West Garden Congratulations to County George’s County Council. belt.com or leave a message atsession for music, poetry, prose Court on Sunday, December 12 Councilwoman Ingrid Turner (D., Send us your reports of new ba- 301-474-6892.and storytelling is from 7 to 9 at 6:30 p.m. District 4), who represents Green- bies, awards, honors, etc. to share – Kathleen McFarlandp.m. The Spanish ConversationGroup meets from 7:30 to 8:30p.m. every Thursday. New Deal Piano Man JohnGuernsey taps out lively jazz andblue notes on Friday, December10, as he does every Friday andSaturday. The Unruly Bluesplays from 8 to 11 p.m. On Saturday, December 11 City Informationclassical guitarist Bruce Kritt GREENBELT CITY COUNCIL MEETING MEETINGS FOR DECEMBER 13-17plays from 4 to 6 p.m. The eve-ning hours from 8 to 11 p.m. will December 13, 2010 - 8:00 p.m. Monday, December 13th at 8pm, REGULAR COUNCILfeature Starlight Shimmy, a bevy Municipal Building MEETING, at the Municipal Building, 25 Crescent Road. Liveof belly dancers. on Verizon 21, Comcast 71 and Streaming at www.greenbeltmd. On Sunday, December 12 COMMUNICATIONS govfrom 10:30 a.m. to noon the Presentations Petitions and Requests (Petitions received at the meeting will not Wednesday, December 15th at 7:30pm, ADVISORY PLANNINGSign Language Brunch Discus-sion Group meeting is held in the be acted upon by the City Council at this meeting unless Council BOARD, at Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Cresent Road,front room. In the back room waives its Standing Rules.) Room 114. On the Agenda: Review of Baltimore WashingtonJim Stimson plays Renaissance * Minutes of Council Meetings Partnership for Forest Stewardship; Discussion of City-widelute from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jack Administrative Reports Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan and EnforcementCouldn’t Make It will play old * Committee Reports Wednesday, December 15th at 8:00pm, COUNCIL WORKtime folk music from 5 to 8 p.m. The art exhibits by Carolyn LEGISLATION SESSION w/ FRIDAYS, at Greenbelt Community Center, 15Bourne and her son Mason and A Resolution to Negotiate the Purchase of Enhancer/Rectangular Crescent Road.Paul Downs’ found stick sculp- Rapid Flash Beacon Devices for the St. Hugh’s Crosswalk on This schedule is subject to change. For confirmation that ature exhibit continues until Janu- Crescent Road from R.D. Jones’ Stop Experts, Incorporated, of meeting is being held call 301-474-8000 or contact the Cityary 3. Venice, Florida, at a Cost not to Exceed $22,725.00 Clerk at firstname.lastname@example.org. Next Week - 2nd Reading, Adoption Tuesday, December 14 from OTHER BUSINESS GREENBELT ANIMAL SHELTER7 to 9 p.m. acoustic pop singer/ - Federal Highway Administration Feasibility Study on Widening 550-A Crescent Road (behind Police Station)songwriter Jayme Salvaiati will Congratulation Nala and Sylvester on their new homes and the Baltimore Washington Parkwayplay. Wednesday, December Buddy for going back to his own home!15 Emily Yanek plays acoustic -Appointment of Councilmembers to the Metropolitan Washington COME OUT AND VISIT:pop and folk music from 7 to Council of Governments (COG) Policy Boards and Committees9 p.m. Seven-member band - Other ReportsThe Jazz Stimulus Project plays *- Appointments to Advisory Boardstenor sax, trombone, guitar, bass, *-Reappointment to Advisory Boarddrums and piano from 8 to 11p.m. on Friday, December 17. MEETINGSSaturday, December 18 will fea- NOTE: This is a preliminary agenda, subject to change. Regularture the Zekiah Swamp Cats Council meetings are open to the public, and all interested citizensplaying bluegrass from 8 to 11 are invited to attend. If special accommodations are required for anyp.m. Sunday, December 19 the disabled person, please call 301-474-8000 no later than 10am on theNot2Cool Jazz Trio will play meeting day. Deaf individuals are advised to use MD RELAY at 711from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., followed or e-mail email@example.com to reach the City Clerk.from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. by themonthly Kids’ Open Microphone VACANCIES ON BOARDS & COMMITTEESsession. Peggy Brennan will Volunteer to serve on City Council Advisory Groups.play guitar and sing folk rockfrom 5 to 8 p.m. Vacancies exist on: Arts Advisory Board, Board of Appeals, The following week, Christ- Forest Preserve Advisory Board, and Park & Recreationmas week, will feature the Reel Advisory Boardand Meal at the New Deal For information call 301-474-8000.monthly movie, “What Would Bella, a well trained boxer mix. 11 mos old. Teddy, a young re-Jesus Buy?” on Monday, De- GREENBELT AQUATIC AND FITNESS triever mix. Lowie, young female around 1 1/2 years old.cember 19 at 7 p.m. The filmfollows Reverend Billy and CENTER CLOSING. Mr. Wilson, a senior male pomeranian. Adorable senior kitties:the Church of Stop Shopping Seymour and Gypsy and all their friends.Gospel Choir as they go on a The Greenbelt Aquatic & Fitness Center is closed for replacement of major mechanical equipment. We an- Open Wednesdays from 4-7pm, Saturdays from 9am-12pmcross-country mission to saveChristmas from the Shopoca- ticipate that the Fitness Wing will re-open on Saturday, or by appointment INFO: 301.474.6124lypse – the end of mankind December 11th at 8:00am and the Indoor Pool on Sat- Make a donation for the holidays in the name of a friend!from consumerism, over-con- urday, December 18th at 8:00am. Become a fan of the Greenbelt Animal Shelter on Facebook!sumption and the fires of eter-nal debt. Dan Hamlin and Fay If you have any questions, please contact ourLundin, pastors of Greenbelt staff at (301) 397-2204. A list of other facilities in DONATION DROP-OFFCommunity Church and Mowatt American Rescue Workers the area will be posted on Greenbelt City Link atMemorial United MethodistChurch respectively, will lead www.greenbeltmd.gov/aquatic_fitness_center Saturday, December 11 from 9a.m.-12 noon.a discussion following the film. City Office Parking LotDonations will be accepted to City of Greenbelt Recycling Office at 301-474-8308.purchase needed equipment for Download the Winter 2011 Greenbeltuse by youth at Springhill LakeRecreation Center. Recreation Activity Guide at For City News, Information, and events, visit Green- For more information call www.greenbeltmd.gov/recreation_brochure.pdf belt CityLink at www.greenbeltmd.gov301-474-5642 or visit www. Find us at www.facebook.com/cityofgreenbeltnewdealcafe.com. FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS-VISIT WWW.GREENBELTMD.GOV FOR FULL SCHEDULECPAE Seasonal PartyWith Puppets, Dance Santa Visits: Saturday, December 11th from 10am-12pm at the Greenbelt Youth Center. All children will receive a free On Sunday, December 12 at picture with Santa. You are also welcome to bring your own video or still cameras.3 p.m. at the Old Parish House, Saturday, December 11th from 10am-12pm at the Springhill Lake Recreation Center. Free with a can of food. All children willthe College Park Arts Exchange receive a treat from Santa.(CPAE) will hold a family-orient- Elves Holiday Workshop: Saturday, December 11th from 1:30-3:30pm at the Greenbelt Youth Center. Ages 6-12. $5ed seasonal celebration of local pre-registration. Children will bake cookies and make a holiday craft. Info: 301-397-2200.talent including a puppet showand dance recital. Snacks and Spaghetti Dinner and Greenbelt Combined Choir Holiday Concert: Sunday, December 12th at thehot drinks will be served. Greenbelt Community Churc, 1 Hillside Road. Dinner is from 5:30-7:30pm, Concert is at 7:30pm. Dinner is $8 Adults and $4 The Old Parish House is lo- for children.cated at 4711 Knox Road, Col-lege Park
Page 6 GREENBELT NEWS REVIEW Thursday, December 9, 2010BRAZA continued from page 1 BUS CHANGES continued from page 1Braza has dreamed up for the Trade and Industry as the planning will provide some Greenbelt resi- Bus Stops Losing All Service Closest Bus Stop as of Dec. 20delectation of his students. Even officer in the Caraga Region.” dents with better on-time perfor- at Beltway Plaza parking lot at the northwest on Cherrywood Lane (next to Giant)I managed a bit of success with But before Braza entered gov- mance and new ways to travel entrance (behind Giant)the first. Let’s see, gentle reader, ernment work he “got a taste of faster to destinations. New bus in Federal Courthouse and Ivy Lane along Cherrywood Lane on weekdays; parking lots along Ivy Lane on weekdays andif you, too, are up to the task . . . what teaching was like right after stops will appear in various loca- Saturdays Braza posts a monthly calendar graduation, when I taught for one tions, most notably on Lastner on Edmonston Road at Greenbelt Middle on Edmonston Road north of Breezewoodon the classroom wall and asks year, so I decided to return.” Lane and near the Lakeside North School Drive on Walker Drive on Greenbelt Road near Walker Drivethe class to concoct 30 equations, “Teaching is very, very fulfill- apartments, along Ridge Roadone each day; the “x” value of ing; it’s wonderful to see students west of Greenbelt Elementary on Crescent Road near Greenhill Road on Greenhill Road near Crescent Road on weekdays; on Ridge Road near Crescenteach equation is the calendar date. learning, especially something they School and on Crescent Road Road (by the police station) on SaturdaysSo for January 3, x=3; for January can apply to the real world.” between Hillside and Southway. on Crescent Road near Northway on Greenhill Road near Crescent Road on weekdays; on Ridge Road near Northway6, x=6, etc. The students copy Braza has been teaching for At many bus stops around Green- on Saturdaystheir equation daily onto the cal- eight years, including six at GMS. belt, riders who previously took on Crescent Road near Parkway on Hillside Road near Crescent Road onendar until eventually the month “I had some difficulty during my Metrobuses may now choose to weekdays; on Ridge Road near Eastway on Saturdaysis full of correct answers. first year here in 2005; the period take county buses and vice versa. on Laurel Hill Road near Ridge Road on Ridge Road near Laurel Hill Road The equation they posted for of adjustment was rocky. But I Bus Stops Eliminated on Good Luck Road near Woodside Drive on Good Luck Road near Cipriano RoadJanuary 3 is 4x-1=11. Math-chal- stayed because I had the support On the other hand, some bus and Dolphin Roadlenged interviewer talked his way of my colleagues and the admin- stops are being eliminated, so on Good Luck Road at Grace Brethren at Doctors Community Hospital (above thethrough it out loud: If x is 3 is istration. I was fortunate.” riders will need to know to avoid Church and Washington Bible School new parking garage) on Aerospace Boulevard on Greenbelt Road near Aerospacethe equation – right? Yes! I cud- Braza married a Filipina; they being left in the cold at a bus Boulevard on Forbes Boulevard (including the Social on Greenbelt Road near Forbes Boulevardgeled my brain once more: Janu- have five children ranging from stop that no longer exists. With Security office)ary 6’s equation was 4x-2-2x=10. 10 years old to 21. “I teach my information that Transit RidersIf x is 6, is the equation correct? students the way I would want United of Greenbelt (TRU-G)Yes! Braza beamed. Sort of. my children to be taught. I don’t and the Greenbelt Department Bus Stops with Weekday Service, Closest Saturday Bus Stop as of How did you do, gentle reader? want to send my own children to of Planning and Community De- but Losing All Saturday Service Dec. 20Are you my equal? If you work a teacher who doesn’t care about velopment have gathered from on Springhill Lane closer to Springhill Drive on Springhill Drive near Springhill Laneat Goddard Space Flight Center, I their well-being.” WMATA and the county, the on Springhill Lane closer to Breezewood on Breezewood Drive near Springhill Laneapologize for this japery. Since the arrival of new prin- News Review has compiled tables Drive on Cherrywood Lane near Federal on Cherrywood Lane near Ivy Lane Math Authors cipal Sharon Porter three months of bus stops being discontinued. Courthouse Eight students participated in ago “a lot of beautiful things are New maps and timetables for on Crescent Road near Buddy Attick Park on Ridge Road near Crescent Road (by thethe Be a Math Author Project. happening here,” Braza says. “We TheBus 11, 15X and 16 are now and Lastner Lane police station) on Hillside Road along Ridge Road near Laurel Hill Road,The seven girls and one boy have a very good PTA; it meets online at www.princegeorges- Plateau Place, Northway, or Eastway on Kenilworth Avenue near Sarvis Avenue on River Road near Kenilworth Avenueeach wrote a Geometry Story monthly and seems to be working. countymd.gov. Go to “Select a and Tennyson StreetBook with a math-themed plot. Every week on Friday we have Service” and choose “Transit Ser- at NASA Goddard South Gate and Visitors along Greenbelt Road near IceSAT RoadJacqueline Ramos wrote “The spirit day; the students don’t have vices.” The county also provides CenterWizard of Odd” (odd numbers, to wear their uniforms.” bus information at 301-324-BUSS Sir Walter Raleighget it?), for example. Oloshala Math-challenged interviewer: (301-324-2877) and the City ofOmomo wrote “Poly, Poly, Poly- “What do they wear?” Greenbelt is providing links togons!” and Nebeyiu Mesfin (the Braza smiles: “Their ‘GMS online information sources asboy) wrote “Hypochamuse onHypotenuse.” Bears’ T-shirts.” Math-challenged interviewer: they become available. Residents of Greenbelt East BuY A GIFT/GET A GIFT A native of the Philippine “What advice do you give your will take particular interest in the Spend $100 on Gift Cards and receive a $20 Gift Certificate FreeIslands, Braza acquired a degree students to cope with future dif- re-routed Prince George’s County Sunday Brunch 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.in chemical engineering before he ficulties?” TheBus 11 route, which will Adults $17.99; Seniors $15.99; Kids 7-12 $11.99, Kids 6 and under – Freethought of teaching. “I’ve tried Braza smiles again and points now be their fastest method for *Daily Early Bird Specials* *Starting at $13.99*a lot of things. I was a quality- to the two big posters on his traveling to the Greenbelt Metro 6323 Greenbelt Rd., Berwyn Heights, MD 20740assurance supervisor for safety classroom walls: “Believe You Station. Metrobuses travelingmatches at Agusan del Norde. Can Achieve” and “You Are Re- through the center of Greenbelt www.sirwalterraleigh.comThen I joined the Department of sponsible For Your Actions!” will typically stop for several 301-474-3420, 301-474-6501 minutes at Roosevelt Center to maintain on-time performance and facilitate transfers. The Polyxenes – Bird & Nature StoreGLENN county TheBus 11 route, how- continued from page 1 ever, will not have this layover. Though not shown on the Your stop for wild bird supplies in Old Town Bowie. county’s new TheBus 11 map, 8700-A Chestnut Avecentury; we need 21st century teachers form a necessary part- the route’s loop through parts of Bowie, MD 20720classrooms.” nership. Greenbelt East will be run only 301-464-2663 phone Glenn was a pre-medical bi- “Active parental involvement in a counter-clockwise direction.ology major at Virginia State means success in school,” she firstname.lastname@example.org The county will no longer runUniversity intending to go to adds. “The research I did for my TheBus 11 into the Franklin Park www.polyxenes.commedical school. “I saw a need master’s degree shows that the apartments or into the various Saturdays 10:00 am – 5:00 pm; Mondays, Thursdays,for science and math teachers children of involved parents get parking lots in Greenbelt West itand realized I could make more high test scores. Those parents’ And Fridays 11:00 am – 6:00 pm; closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays currently serves.of an impact as a teacher than kids are doing extremely well TheBus 15 route has beenas a doctor. I went where I was here. And they are less likely to eliminated as part of the overallneeded,” she says. get into mischief.” NOTICE TO GHI MEMBERS restructuring. Although most of Materialistic interviewer: “Do Glenn sang the blues a little its stops will now be served by PRELIMINARY AGENDAyou regret giving up all that about the cavalier attitude towardmoney?” education in the USA. “Our other routes, the changes will cre- ate new transfers and longer walks GHI BOARD OF Glenn: “No! Teaching is a country is rich but we lag be- to bus stops for some riders. DIRECTORS’ MEETINGnoble profession; it’s the work hind poorer countries like China TheBus 15X, a limited-stopof the heart. For that, it’s price-less.” Once when Glenn was and India because they have a deeper appreciation for educa- express bus, will run every 40 Thursday, December 16 minutes instead of every 80 min- GHI BOARD ROOM, 7:30 PMshort of cash, she reluctantly tion. Teachers are held in higher utes as provided under the exist-turned down a teenager collect- esteem, are more respected. Here ing service. According to the GHI Key Agenda Items:ing money outside a Dollar Store education in the USA always gets • Yard Line Certification: 6 Court Plateau & 11 Court Southway county’s NextBus website, The-for a worthy charity. The teen the first budget cut. We need to Bus 15X makes only five stops • Contract for 2011-13 Pest Control Services – 2nd Readingsurprised her by saying, “But stop the bleeding and prevent our along its route – at Greenbelt • Contract for 2011-13 Landscape Maintenance Services – 2nd Readingma’am, you’re a teacher and you high teacher turnover rate.” Metro Station, NASA Goddardgive students more than what Materialistic interviewer: Main Gate, NASA Goddard Gate Regular Board meetings are open to Membersmoney can buy!” “What do students need most?” For more information, visit our website - www.ghi.coop 5 (South Gate), Cipriano Road at Glenn says she is most grati- Glenn: “It’s important to let Brae Brooke Drive and New Car-fied “when my students *get* it. them know you care. I’m care- rollton Metro Station.Blank faces change and I know ful to greet every student. SmileI’ve reached them, done what I’m frequently. Give hugs when you Mishkan Torahhere for. To teach.” can; it might be the only hug Proudly presents the First of its Smell Gas? Glenn’s whole 10-year career they get for the day.”has been spent at GMS. “I be- As Glenn escorted me back to YOUNG PERFORMERS CONCERT SERIESgan here; I’m still here and I the main office, she bumped into BEN GREENFIELDlove it here.” Wish List “Galinda,” one of her students – a very big, very tall, young lady. (Sulfur or rotten eggs) Singing a delightful variety of Jewish connected music On Glenn’s wish list for posi-tive change are an increase in Glenn quizzed her briskly about whether she was doing her Call Washington December 11, 2010, at 7:30 p.m.parental support and a deepeningof respect for the teaching profes- homework, chided her gently for reading books in class instead of Gas Light Admission = $15.00 if paid by Dec. 6th $18.00 at the door For further information: Mishkan Torah’s office = 301-474-4223sion in the USA. “Parents need to participate focusing on the teaching assign- ments. Then she gave “Galinda” 800-752-7520 or www.mishkantorahsynagogue.org/ypcsmore in the education of their a big hug, a big smile and sent or 911 10 Ridge Road • Greenbelt, MDchildren. Parents, students and her to class.
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Page 8 GREENBELT NEWS REVIEW Thursday, December 9, 2010 Police Department Updates Police Blotter System to Process Calls Based on information released by the Greenbelt Police Department, http://www.greenbeltmd.gov/police/index.htm, link in left frame by Barbara Hopkins to “Weekly Report” or http://www.greenbeltmd.gov/police/weekly_report.pdf. Dates and times are those when police were first contacted about incidents. The Greenbelt Police Depart- crosswalk on Crescent Road at ment has successfully launched St. Hugh’s church. The RRFB Robbery a traffic stop. She was released Big Change Jan. 1 its new computer-aided dispatch uses rectangular, high-intensity November 27, 6:47 p.m., on citations pending trial. system, Dale Worley, Greenbelt’s LED lights that flash rapidly inSouthway, two men displayed a Unattended Child To Ticket Handling information technology manager a flickering pattern to accent thehandgun and demanded money. November 24, 8:08 p.m., A change in Maryland traffic told the city council at its regular crosswalk.They were unsuccessful and fled. Greenway Center, a resident law going into effect on Janu- meeting on November 22. The Staff has determined that aThe suspects are described as woman was arrested, charged ary 1 means a big change for system updates and streamlines solar-powered device with batteryblack males, 18 to 21 years old, with leaving a child unattended motorists in the handling process the department’s ability to process backup would be appropriate for6’ tall with thin builds and brown in a motor vehicle and released for payable tickets. There are calls, he said. this site. RRFBs are considered aeyes. One was wearing a cam- on citation pending trial. two types of traffic violations in It captures information related lower-cost alternative to traffic orouflage jacket, blue jeans and School Disruption Maryland – payable and “Must to police calls and stores it for hybrid signals and have also beenboots and the other was wearing November 23, 12 p.m., El- Appear.” later retrieval. Information for- found more effective than over-a black North Face jacket and eanor Roosevelt High School, a Starting January 1 ticketed merly written down by hand is head beacons at increasing ratesblue jeans. resident juvenile was petitioned drivers will no longer get an now entered directly onto a com- of drivers yielding to pedestrians. Drug Arrests for disruption of school activi- automatic court date but will puter screen and dispatchers thus A resolution to negotiate pur- November 26, 9:41 p.m., 7800 ties. The youth was released to instead have to request a trial have quick access to information chase of two of these devicesblock Walker Drive, a nonresident a guardian pending action by the within 30 days of the issuance related to previous calls from the (one for each direction) fromman was arrested and charged Department of Juvenile Services. of the ticket to have a date set. same address. Statistics may also R.D. Jones’ Stop Experts, Inc. atwith possession of marijuana. November 29, 2 p.m., Eleanor There will be three choices avail- be gathered about the number and a cost not to exceed $22,725 wasHe was released to the Depart- Roosevelt High School, a resident able to drivers who receive pay- types of calls from different areas introduced for first reading at thement of Corrections for a hearing juvenile was petitioned for dis- able tickets: 1. pay the traffic of the city. November 22 meeting by Coun-before a district court commis- ruption of school activities. The ticket fine; 2. request a waiver According to police infor- cilmember Silke Pope. Fundssioner. Another nonresident man youth was released to a guardian hearing (for drivers who do not mation, the system helps police for the purchase will come fromwas arrested and charged with pending action by the Department dispute the ticket but want to capture information from the $25,000 allocated in the city’spossession of drug paraphernalia. of Juvenile Services. have a judge hear their explana- beginning of a call through the Capital Projects fund for pedes-He was released on citation pend- Burglaries tion before sentencing); 3. ask for investigative process to a resolu- trian crossing improvements at St.ing trial. November 30, 3:37 a.m., 7000 a court date for a trial. Failure tion (such as an arrest). It also Hugh’s. The resolution will come November 29, 8:45 p.m., 200 block Mathew Street, a wallet to pay or request a waiver or a increases officer safety by provid- before council for second readingblock Lakeside Drive. Two resi- with credit cards was reported trial within 30 days may result ing alerts on problem locations and adoption at council’s nextdent juveniles were petitioned taken. in driver’s license suspension by throughout the city. meeting, on December 13.for possession of marijuana and November 30, 5:07 p.m., 9100 the Motor Vehicle Administration. Since installation of the systempossession of drug paraphernalia. block Edmonston Terrace, an at- The new procedure covers the week before, Worley said,Both youths were released to a tempted burglary was reported. violations for which no jail time over 400 calls had been enteredguardian pending action by the Vehicle Crimes is involved (speeding, failure without glitches. The City ofDepartment of Juvenile Services. The following vehicles were to obey a traffic signal or sign, Hyattsville police went live with DWI Arrests reported stolen: a green 1996 failure to stop for a school bus the same system on the same day November 29, 12:44 a.m., Honda Accord with Md. tags are some examples) but not viola- as Greenbelt; the University of Great Price tions like driving under the influ- Maryland police had done so theGreenbelt Road at Kenilworth from the 9000 block Breezewood ence or driving on a suspended week before. Open Sunday 12-3Avenue, a nonresident man was Terrace, a blue 1995 Cadillacarrested and charged with driving license. The Greenbelt City Council 54K Ridge Road Deville with Va. tags from theunder the influence of alcohol 7 Court Southway and a white The law will make it unneces- approved purchase of the system $109,000and driving while impaired by 2002 Nissan Maxima with Md. sary for police officers to auto- in fall 2009 at a cost of just over andalcohol and other charges after tags from the 6100 block Sprin- matically be in court for tickets $600,000, using grant funds made 12 months co-op fee paida traffic stop. The man was re- ghill Terrace. where no trial is involved, leav- available by the Community Ori- ing them available for regular ented Policing Services (COPS) at Closing!leased on citations pending trial. Four vehicles were recovered, November 30, 5:58 p.m., two by Greenbelt police and police work as well as saving on Law Enforcement ImprovementLakeside Drive at Maplewood two by Prince George’s County overtime. program. Congressman StenyCourt, a resident man was ar- police. No arrests were made in Hoyer was instrumental in helpingrested and charged with driving any recovery. the city obtain the grant, Worleyunder the influence of alcohol Vehicles were reported dam- said.and driving while impaired by al- aged at 6100 block Breezewood City Notes City Manager Michaelcohol, among other charges, after Court (vehicle damaged by a Refuse and Recycling collect- McLaughlin told council he hada traffic stop. He was released shopping cart), 9100 block Ed- ed 30.44 tons of refuse and 19.18 emailed Hoyer’s office to inviteon citations pending trial. monston Road (broken window) tons of co-mingled recyclable him to come for a walk-through December 2, 4:45 p.m., 7700 and 9100 block Edmonston Road materials and picked up recycling of the new system but had not yetblock Hanover Parkway, a non- (damaged window). from the Springhill Lake Elemen- received a reply.resident man was arrested and Thefts from vehicles were tary School food distribution. Phase two of the update, sched-charged with driving while im- reported in the following areas: Street maintenance installed uled for next summer, will enablepaired by drugs and alcohol and 8000 block Lakecrest Drive (ste- a headstone at the cemetery and mobile computers in police cars toother charges after a traffic ac- reo system); 5700 block Green- reinstalled four bollards that had view the same information showncident. He was released on cita- belt Metro Drive (GPS); 6100 been knocked down on Cherry- the dispatcher. Officers will alsotions pending trial. block Breezewood Drive (GPS); wood Lane. be able to complete their reports in December 3, 2:06 a.m., Ha- 6100 block Breezewood Court Aquatic and Fitness Center the field instead of having to returnnover Parkway at Good Luck (GPS, checkbook); and Breeze- staff reports that the old air han- to the station to do so.Road, a nonresident woman was wood Court at Cherrywood Ter- dler units on the roof were re- Additional Purchasearrested and charged with driving race (GPS). Attempted thefts moved by crane and new units At the same meeting, coun-under the influence of alcohol were reported at 9000 block were replaced on the roof and cil approved replacement of theand driving while impaired by al- Breezewood Terrace and 9200 electrical work for the units has voice logging recorder the policecohol, among other charges, after block Edmonston Road. begun. department uses to record all ra- CARES dio transmissions and phone calls CARES’ Teen Discussion that occur through the radio com- Garden Lover’s Paradise Group at Eleanor Roosevelt High munications system. The current Sit outdoors on the large deck The Department is offering a reward of up to $500 will run for eight weeks with recorder, which is 12 years old, and enjoy the blooms and 11 students and will focus on can handle only analog commu- for information leading to the arrest and convic- privacy! Fenced front and back. a wide range of topics such as nications; the new radios will use Large wood shed for all your tion of a suspect in any of the unsolved crimes school goals, family conflict, digital communications. The new recorder will cost garden tools. Inside is laid out communication skills and social reported in the blotter. People may anonymously skills. There are plans to begin $22,327.20 from the same ven- to maximize natural light. report suspected drug activity by calling groups in mid-January at Green- dor, Teltronic Inc. of Beltsville, belt Middle School, addressing which is providing and installing Susan Pruden the Drug Tip Line at 301-507-6522. REALTOR® topics of conflict management, the new radio consoles in the dis- decision making and other issues patch office. use of this vendor 301-980-9409 of interest to group members. will guarantee the systems work CENTURY 21 Home Center together and only one vendor 9811 Greenbelt Road will be needed to contact if there Suite 205 are problems, the staff report to Lanham, Maryland 20706 VISIT www.greenbeltnewsreview.com council said. Funds for the pur- Office: 301-552-3000 chase will come from the city’s Replacement Fund ($10,000) and the COPS grant. Crosswalk Improvements Each office independently owned In September council approved and operated. installation of a Rectangular Rap- id Flash Beacon (RRFB) at the
Thursday, December 9, 2010 GREENBELT NEWS REVIEW Page 9LIBRARY continued from page 1 Kathleen A. Teaze, director of librarian, said the makeover isthe Prince George’s County Me- “wonderful! Words can’t describemorial Library System told the how happy I am to get back intocrowd that the renovation “gives this building. I’m glad that wethe community of Greenbelt the are up and running for the publiclibrary it deserves. It’s beautiful! again.”New light, new energy, new color A capella singing groups and a. . . .” A self-confessed reada- saxophone ensemble, all from Elea-holic, Teaze added that “Commu- nor Roosevelt High School, pleasednities should have a library as a the crowd with their musical tal-centerpiece – it shows the viability ents. Six young women (Maya,of a community.” Briana, Katherine, Emily, Sofia Reading Community and Kanwulia) who call themselves Howard Burnett, deputy chief the Pearls and nine young studentsadministrative officer for Health (Karinn, Abby, Stephen, Julian,and Human Services, Prince Hieu, Amanda, Lily, Kanwulia andGeorge’s County, buttressed Kristen) who call themselves theTeaze’s comments by saying that Suspenders sang traditional Christ-“the desire to read in the Green- mas carols. Sax Appeal (Nick,belt community is palpable; the Ankush, Adnan and Matt) jazzedproof is that over 10,000 books up the place beautifully.were checked out from the one The only city councilmemberinterim room (next door in Green- visible was Rodney Roberts. This PHOTO BY HELEN SYDAVARbelt Community Center) during lone warrior for the joy of read-the six- month renovation. That’s ing held the fort here while hisamazing!” cohorts were in Denver, Colo., Elaine Jones of Ridge Road at the National League of Citiesadded that “Greenbelt was the only Convention.city that found a small space to Honore Francois, a formerkeep operations going. Other cities Greenbelt library branch man-simply close down altogether.” ager said, “I’m so excited! It’s so Megan Searing Young, Green- beautiful. They say you can’t go The expanded computer area in the newly renovated library has new lighting as well as seating withbelt Museum curator, was instru- home again but I think you can.” outlets for laptops.mental in lending out the mu-seum’s exhibition space in theCommunity Center for temporarylibrary use. The library’s newlook is “bright, open, great! And Top 5 Dental Procedures For a Beautiful Smilethe Rexford Tugwell Room will with professional whitening gel often Dental veneers are custom made. The aged tooth, a crown can be used to im- reduces or eliminates tooth stains and thickness of the veneer and the amount prove the tooth’s appearance, shape oropen soon,” she said. discoloration that occurs over time. of tooth reduction necessary varies with alignment. In the past, porcelain crowns In attendance were all living Patients have great success with the each patient’s specific needs. were fused to metal and were less natu-prior Greenbelt library branch Zoom and DayWhite custom take home Crowns are used to cover or “cap” ral looking. Today, all-porcelain crownsmanagers: Mary Bauer, Har- whitening tray systems. The results can damaged teeth starting at the gum line. are more durable, comfortable and muchriet Ying, Honore Francois, Doris be achieved quickly and you can enjoy In addition to strengthening the dam- more attractive.Kirschbaum and Ellen utley, the whiter teeth for a long time.current boss whose “reign” has Dr. David McCarl, Dr. Clayton McCarl, Porcelain Veneers are a thin layer Dr. Monica Mattson, Dr. Jay McCarl of porcelain applied to the front of teeth.been the longest at 10 years. McCarl Dental Group Giving credibility to the com- Veneers allow dentists to change the Are you self-conscious about your color, size and shape of teeth for a moremunity’s hyper-literate reputation aesthetic smile. Porcelain veneers are an smile? A healthy smile contributes morewere the comments of patrons than just beauty; it is a vital component excellent option for people with toothchecking out books. Julia Kender of good overall health. Every day dental discoloration or heavy stains that do notof Lastner Lane is reading The patients ask about options for improving lighten with professional tooth whitening.Vanishing of Katharina Linden by the health and appearance of their smile.Helen Grant. When I suggested The great news is that dental proce-that she eats books the way some dures and especially cosmetic dentalwomen eat chocolates, she said “I procedures have improved dramatically over the last 10 to 15 years. As a result,do both.” Mary Bauer is reading there’s an array of affordable optionsNo Ordinary Times by Doris Ke- that are no longer a luxury limited toarns Goodwin; John Henry Jones Hollywood celebrities. There are a wideis reading a gardening book which range of choices available for improvingexplains how to eschew pesti- the health and appearance of your smile.cides; Tom Simon, former head Speak to a dental professional who canof Adult Services at Greenbelt help you determine which dental proce- dures are best for your needs.library, is reading Elmore Leonard.A romantic bonus for working at If you’ve thought about improving your smile, this guide can help you learnGreenbelt library is that he met about the latest techniques in dentistryhis wife Barbara, the founding and cosmetic dental procedures.president of Friends of Greenbelt Invisalign Orthodontics is a sim-Library there years ago. ple and convenient way to straighten Doris Kirschbaum is reading your teeth. Clear, thin Invisalign traysthe first book of the Pentateuch, straighten teeth and correct your bite.Genesis, though she didn’t get it Unlike metal braces, almost no oneat the library. She is impressed else can tell you are wearing Invisalign. Straightening crooked teeth with Invis-that “the hand blower in the wom- align orthodontics is more comfortable,en’s rest room actually blows hot more convenient, less expensive andair now.” usually faster than metal braces. For “Reggie Carroll has made the most adults, treatment time is justplace look great!” said Teaze of under one year. Overall gum and bonethe worker who was scrubbing health are improved when teeth arewindows as the ribbon cutting properly aligned and fit together withtook place. an ideal bite. Straight teeth are not only important for a beautiful smile - they Chris Farago, a Greenbelt contribute to a healthy smile! Dental Implants are an excel- lent example of the benefits of newSchool Board Holds dental technology and are often an ideal solution for replacing missingAwards Ceremony teeth. A dental implant serves as a On Tuesday, December 14 at tooth root and anchors a replacement6:30 p.m. the Prince George’s tooth, bridge or denture to your jaw.County Board of Education will When dental implants are restoredhost its first Board Awards Pro- with porcelain crowns, they look, feel and function like natural teeth. One ofgram of the school year to recog- the most common uses of mini dentalnize the achievements of students implants is stabilization of dentures.and staff and the contributions Anchoring a denture with one or moreof school system volunteers and dental implants solves problems com-community partners. monly associated with dentures, in- Open to the public, the pro- cluding concern and discomfort fromgram will be held at Charles Her- loose and poorly fitting dentures.bert Flowers High School, 10001 Teeth Whitening or BleachingArdwick-Ardmore Road.
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