Category: Announcements

Community Clean-up: November 1, 2014

We are doing another community clean-up on Saturday, November 1, 2014, 9 am – 12 pm in north College Park. There will be free breakfast and lunch. Trash bags and supplies will be provided. We will all meet in front of MoM’s Organic Market). Please mark your calendar and spread the word. Details below.

Free Shredding, Recycling and Bulk Trash Collection Services, Tomorrow

Document shredding services will be available to the College Park residents at the Department of Public Works (9217 51st Ave) on tomorrow, Saturday, from 8 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Bring your old tax records, medical paperwork, and any other confidential information to be shredded while you wait. All paper will be recycled. The City will be also accepting electronics recycling and […]

Friday October 17th, 2014 in Announcements, Public Works | No Comments »

Neighborhood Quality of Life Public Forum

The Neighborhood Quality of Life (NQOL) Committee will host a Public Meeting, “Working, Living & Learning Together,” at 7:00 P.M. on Thursday, November 6 at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall.  The meeting is an opportunity for all residents to discuss strategies to overcome the unique challenges of living in a college town. Committee members […]

Thursday October 16th, 2014 in Announcements | No Comments »

One More Hollywood Eyesore Slated for Demolition

The much discussed abandoned property (aka “Spooky House”) at the north east corner of Route 1 and Edgewood Rd is expected to be demolished soon. The property has been an eyesore for a long time and has only contributed to give a negative impression of our neighborhood. We hope once the demolition is completed, the […]

Wednesday October 15th, 2014 in Announcements, Development, Route 1 | 9 Comments »

Free Health Checks, Next Saturday

Please come to next Saturday’s Hollywood Farmers’ Market to get a free health check and medical advice. A local family physician will be at the market from 9-1 to provide the free service. Please mark your calendar and spread the word. Details below.

Sunday October 12th, 2014 in Announcements, Health | No Comments »

Tonight at NCPCA: School Board Candidate Forum, Greenbet 495 Interchange, FBI Move and More..

Today is the second Thursday of the month and the day for October monthly meeting. The agenda is pretty much packed. The meeting will start with speeches and Q&A from two School Board Candidates- Peggy Higgins and Lupi Grady. The candidates will discuss their vision and goals for the School Board. Each candidate will answer […]

Thursday October 9th, 2014 in Announcements, NCPCA | No Comments »

C-SPAN Bus to Visit UMD During Big Ten Tour

University of Maryland College Park students will have the opportunity to learn about C-SPAN’s programs and resources on October 7th by stepping aboard the C-SPAN Bus during a stop on its fall tour of universities in the Big Ten® Conference. University President Wallace Loh will be interviewed on C-SPAN on Tuesday October 7th at 9:15AM […]

Thursday October 2nd, 2014 in Announcements | No Comments »

Monument Village to Break Ground Next Wednesday

The official groundbreaking event for Monument Village in north College Park will take place next Wednesday Oct. 8th 2014 at  9122 Baltimore Ave College Park MD.  Please see the flyer below for more details.  Council member Denise Mitchell, Alan Hew and Mary Lehman are expected to speak. If you plan to join, please RSVP to Pam Zandy […]

Wednesday October 1st, 2014 in Announcements, Development, Monument development | 2 Comments »

Volunteers are Needed to Prep and Plant the Permaculture Pilot Garden!

Last year, the City’s Committee for a Better Environment (CBE) held an introductory workshop with professional landscaper Lincoln Smith on a gardening concept called “permaculture.” Shortly after, CBE, with the Mayor and Council’s approval, hired Lincoln to design a landscaping plan that would be installed along the Trolley Trail. Due to community concerns and budget […]

Tuesday September 30th, 2014 in Announcements | No Comments »

Today: Metro to Host Public Hearing to Discuss Change in Bus Routes in College Park

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority will host Public Hearing for Bus Service Changes. Information Session at 6pm – Public Hearing at 6:30 pm. College Park routes affected: Route(s) 81, 82, 83, 86. Restructure service to split lines at College Park station to improve on-time performance and better balance frequency with demand on northern and southern segments.

Monday September 29th, 2014 in Announcements, Metro | No Comments »

College Park Day – This Saturday

Join us at this year’s celebration of all things College Park! College  Park Day will take place in the parking lot at 5000 Paint Branch Parkway,  which is at the corner of Corporal Frank Scott Drive, across from the  Tennis Center. Guest parking will be located at the College Park Metro  station – which is […]

Thursday September 25th, 2014 in Announcements, CollegeParkDay | No Comments »

Park and Planning Seeks Public Input for FY15 Budget

Public forums are being held this fall to solicit comments on The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission budget for planning, parks, and recreation in Prince George’s County for the next fiscal year, which begins July 1, 2015. The next forum will take place on Monday, October 6, 2014, 7:00-9:00 p.m. at 7007 Bock Road, Ft. Washington, Maryland Southern […]

Wednesday September 24th, 2014 in Announcements | No Comments »

Group to Host Think-a-Thon to Discuss Arts and Culture in College Park

The City of College Parka and a University of Maryland group will jointly host a forum for College Park’s residents to discuss how arts and culture can transform the city, in particular Route 1. The event will take place on October 11 , from 2-5.30pm. Please see below for details.

Saturday September 20th, 2014 in Announcements, Art | No Comments »

GSA to Host Public Meetings on FBI’s Future Sites

Last week, the General Services Administration announced there will be four hearings to discuss potential sites for the new FBI headquarters over the next month. These meetings are public open houses where residents can meet with GSA planners to learn more about the project while “identifying issues and potential impacts associated with the FBI Headquarters […]

Wednesday September 17th, 2014 in Announcements, Development, FBI | No Comments »

Visit NextNOW Festival at The Clarice!

The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at UMD, is presenting its season opening event, NextNOW Fest, this weekend from tonight, Thursday 9/11 through Sunday 9/14. It’s a four-day festival of fun, interactive, and engaging arts performances by UMD, community, and international artists. Most events are free….a few are ticketed or require free advance reservations. More […]

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Thursday September 11th, 2014 in Announcements | No Comments »