Category: Announcements

Rotary International COVID-19 Taskforce

Rotary International has organized a task force to assist community members who are in need of groceries and/or medication and are unable to leave their homes. Volunteer teams throughout Washington D.C, Maryland and Virginia are prepared to provide support during this difficult time. Call #240-781-6586 for more information.

Saturday April 4th, 2020 in Announcements, COVID-19 | No Comments »

Opportunity to Donate to College Park Food Bank

Our local College Park Food Pantry (College Park Food Bank) is in need of non-perishable donations for their regular distribution. If anyone is doing their regular grocery shopping and can pick up some extra items, you can drop them on the front porch of 5016 Paducah Road, and Patricia Anne Noone will deliver them to […]

Friday April 3rd, 2020 in Announcements | No Comments »

Step-by-Step County Screening Site

Prince George’s County has opened a screening and testing site at FedExField. This site is primarily for Prince George’s County residents who do not have a primary care doctor. Up to 100 residents can be screened and tested per day on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. You MUST have an appointment to be tested at the […]

Thursday April 2nd, 2020 in Announcements, COVID-19 | No Comments »

City Closed all Playgrounds and Rec Facilities

As of yesterday, the City closed all playgrounds and recreational facilities. The City issued the following statement today! ————- NOTICE – APRIL 1, 2020 UPDATED NOTICE ON COVID-19 On Monday March 30, Governor Hogan issued an executive order that included a Stay at Home directive effective at 8:00 p.m. The order states that residents must […]

Wednesday April 1st, 2020 in Announcements | No Comments »

Stay Home Order for All Marylanders

Yesterday, Gov. Hogan issued a stay-home order for all Marylanders because of the severity of the COVID-19 virus in the region. You can read the order here. The order states that, ”No Maryland resident should leave their home unless it is for an essential job or for an essential reason, such as obtaining food or […]

Tuesday March 31st, 2020 in Announcements | No Comments »

Our Parks are Open, But Please:

Our City parks are open but please: Do not gather in groups of more than 10 or get closer than six feet from other people. Do not touch any surfaces that are likely to be touched by other people. Refrain from using playground equipment. Do not participate in activities involving physical contact or sharing of […]

Thursday March 26th, 2020 in Announcements | No Comments »

Metro Closes College Park and 16 Other Stations

Starting from tomorrow, Thursday, March 26, 2020, Metro will close 17 additional stations, including College Park. Bus service is also curtailed, and they have also closed some Metro entrances. To get the full list and more info, click here.

Wednesday March 25th, 2020 in Announcements, WMATA | No Comments »

Senior Call Check In (Maryland)

Sign up for Senior Call Check here: The Senior Call Check program is a free resource to MD residents over 65+ and we recommend all seniors use the program as a resource during the COVID-19 global pandemic. Senior Call Check phone lines are open M-F 8 am-5 pm and Saturday 9 am-3 pm.  During these hours, seniors can […]

Tuesday March 24th, 2020 in Announcements | No Comments »

Fundraising Drive for Sanitizing Solution/hand Sanitizer

The outbreak of COVID-19 has greatly impacted our community, changing daily life in ways no one could have predicted even a month ago. Many items we once took for granted are now scarce—chief among these simple sanitizing solution/hand sanitizer. Brian Roan, a north College Park resident started a local distillery, called Shmidt Spirits (http://www.shmidtspirits.com/) recently, and now is attempting […]

Tuesday March 24th, 2020 in Announcements | No Comments »

All Special and Bulk Trash Suspended in College Park

College Park’s Department of Public Works is suspending all bulk and special collections until further notice. DPW will continue to collect your regular household trash and recycling as well as your soft yard waste on your regular day. The announcement is part of last week’s City announcement. Please see it below. ————————————- During this unprecedented […]

Sunday March 22nd, 2020 in Announcements | No Comments »

CP Food Bank Volunteers Needed Today Sat 3/21

Want to help out your neighbors? Volunteer to help the College Park Community Food Bank TODAY, Saturday, 3/21. We need help directing traffic or handing bags of groceries to recipients via drive thru. We’re streamlining our food distribution this Saturday to keep volunteers and recipients safe from covid-19. We will probably ask volunteers to show […]

Saturday March 21st, 2020 in Announcements, Volunteering | No Comments »

Coronavirus: All Maryland Malls, Entertainment Venues to Close today at 5 p.m.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan just ordered that all Maryland malls and entertainment venues would be closed at 5 p.m. today, the latest in a series of steps area officials have taken in response to the novel coronavirus that has swept the nation in the past few months. He said, the number of Maryland residents testing […]

Thursday March 19th, 2020 in Announcements | No Comments »

City Council Meetings are Going Online

Due to the current outbreak of the COVID-19 outbreak, the future City Council meetings are moving online. Residents will be able to call in and provide comments before the COuncil votes. Please read more about this and other updates in the following update the City issued yesterday. The City of College Park continues to prepare […]

Tuesday March 17th, 2020 in Announcements, City Council | No Comments »

Tonight is the Deadline for College Park Recreation Needs Assessment Survey

With almost all activities canceled, there are still one important thing folks can do to feel productive: Respond to the College Park Recreation Needs Assessment Survey College Park is currently running a Community Recreation Needs Assessment Survey that asks about recreational facilities, programs, transportation and services, and will assist in determining the current and future level of services for the community based […]

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Monday March 16th, 2020 in Announcements | No Comments »