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Week in Review: Earthquake, Hurricane Irene and Other News

A look at the headlines from Aug. 22 to Aug. 28.

This week was eventful. Sheesh.

throughout the county, made their way back to their , to only be shaken up Tuesday when an and tremors hit the region.

University Park Elementary School celebrated the beginning of the new school year with an . Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown visited Parkdale High School to see the area's first ever .

We sat down with to talk about the new , goals and standards.

We met Templeton Elementary's new principal

Tuesday afternoon when tremors from a 5.9-magnitude earthquake that originated in Mineral, VA. , and many adults were evacuated from work, too.

We caught up with former Riverdale Park councilwoman after her time on council and found out about a through UMd. at the Sheridan Street Multicultural Youth Center.

Former University Park councilman talked about his time on council, and we saw some as a pre-Irene storm hit our region.

Riversdale Mansion will be hosting the Sept. 10, RSVP by Sept. 1. While the local is recruiting in Riverdale Park.

Just in time for bad weather, we set up a list of you should have in your cell phones or on the fridge to get help during a major storm.

We started Friday, including updates on hurricane. By the time it reached Maryland, and had died down a bit - to a tropical storm.

However, that didn't stop, creating havoc by and Riverdale and by leaving

The discussions took a bit of a backseat, however they will be front and center Monday when the developers present to council and public at Riverdale Park's worksession which begins at 8 p.m. at town hall.

DWIGHT HOLMES August 29, 2011 at 01:56 PM
Three cheers to our intrepid Patch reporter, Sonia Dasgupta!! It is so wonderful to have a beat reporter in our town. Seriously. We can't thank you enough!

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