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PGPD Chief Resigns over ‘System Racism’ Allegations, Hector Velez Appointed as Interim Chief

Prince George’s County Police Chief Hank Stawinski resigned on Thursday after 27 years with the department. Chief Stawinski served as Chief of Police since 2016. According to PGPD, during his tenure, he oversaw a continued drop in crime in the county as well as the opening of our new District VIII police station. He resigned […]

Saturday June 20th, 2020 in Announcements, Police | No Comments »

Celebrating Juneteenth

Today, many in the nation is observing Juneteenth, which celebrates the moment on June 19, 1865 when, 2 ½ years after the Emancipation Proclamation, federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, to ensure that all enslaved people were free. This date marks the effective end of slavery in the United States 155 years ago. The Prince […]

Friday June 19th, 2020 in Announcements | No Comments »

College Park Community Food Bank Needs your Help!

The College Park Community Food Bank has seen increased demands in recent weeks due to the COVID-19. Tomorrow, June 20th, the Food Bank be distributing non-perishables & fresh produce. The volunteer link for tomorrow is here. The Food Bank still needs volunteers to control traffic to the Food Bank The Food Bank is making a […]

Friday June 19th, 2020 in Announcements | No Comments »

Prayer Chain and Candlelight Vigil with College Park Faith Communities

An Interfaith Prayer Chain and Vigil Featuring College Park’s community and faith leaders. Tuesday, June 23 Prayer chain: 10 am-6:46 pm 8 hours and 46 minutes of prayer from College Park’s diverse faith communities, to symbolize the 8 minutes and 48 seconds an officer had his knee on George Floyd’s neck Virtual candlelight vigil: 7-8 […]

Thursday June 18th, 2020 in Announcements | No Comments »

City Announces COVID-19 Assistance Programs

Recently, City Council and staff have developed a plan with more than $1,500,000 in COVID-19 assistance to help those experiencing financial hardship during this difficult time. The goal of these programs and initiatives is to help the City’s residents and businesses get back on their feet as the recovery process begins. Currently, there are two […]

Wednesday June 17th, 2020 in Announcements, COVID-19 | No Comments »

TODAY (June 15) @7:30 pm: Town Hall on Policing and Race Relations

A friendly reminder about this evening’s important Town Hall on Police-Community relations. We’ll discuss topics such as policing policies, training, transparency & reporting, police reforms, community policing, and public safety funding. We’ll also discuss racial justice and inequalities against people of color and minorities across the country and here in College Park. On the panel, […]

Monday June 15th, 2020 in Announcements | No Comments »

Learn More about Extreme Policing Policies at Next Monday’s Community Forum

Extreme policing policies such as chokeholds & strangleholds are in place in many police departments across the country. The same goes for the training the police officers get in each of the police departments. Thankfully, our local police departments have banned some practices that other departments have not in the country. Please join next Monday’s […]

Friday June 12th, 2020 in Announcements, Police | Comments Off on Learn More about Extreme Policing Policies at Next Monday’s Community Forum

Listening Session on Community-Police Relation

After 2-month hiatus (due to COVID-19), our Community-Police meeting is back. Due to the tragic, and senseless death of George Floyd, we will use this meeting to take your input about ways to further improve relations between the members of our community and law enforcement. Please spread the word. Join via the web: Zoom link: […]

Tuesday June 9th, 2020 in Announcements, Police | Comments Off on Listening Session on Community-Police Relation

Mosquito Spraying is Cancelled for the Season

The City received notification from Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) Mosquito Control Section that they will not be conducting the adult mosquito control spray portion of their program this season. The Department of Public Works staff contacted our local County mosquito control representative at MDA to inquire further about the cancellation and was told budget […]

Saturday June 6th, 2020 in Announcements, Public Works | Comments Off on Mosquito Spraying is Cancelled for the Season

Boards and Committees Application Deadline Extended

Volunteers Wanted Are you interested in serving on a City Advisory Board? Applications extended to August 1, 2020 Serve your community, lend your talents, and meet your neighbors. The following advisory boards have vacancies: Advisory Planning Commission -1 Vacancy (District 1 or 4) Animal Welfare Committee – 4 Vacancies (District 2, 3 or 4) Bee City […]

Thursday June 4th, 2020 in Announcements | Comments Off on Boards and Committees Application Deadline Extended

Metro Suspends Service Due to D.C. Protests

The information below was sent to us from WMATA early this week. The advisory will end by the end of this week: In the interest of public safety and in light of an announced 7 p.m. citywide curfew in the District of Columbia, all Metrorail and Metrobus service will end earlier than normal today, Monday, […]

Wednesday June 3rd, 2020 in Announcements, WMATA | Comments Off on Metro Suspends Service Due to D.C. Protests

Primary Election- How to Vote Today?

​Hopefully, most of you have received your “vote by mail” ballots for TODAY’s June 2, 2020 Primary. There are three safe, convenient ways to vote: 1. Mail in your ballot so it is postmarked today, Tuesday, June 2. 2. Drop off your ballot at a voting site by 8 PM today at the drop boxes […]

Tuesday June 2nd, 2020 in Announcements, Election | Comments Off on Primary Election- How to Vote Today?

What are Re-opening and What Remain Closed in College Park?

On Thursday, May 28, Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks announced she will be lifting the stay-at-home order and will begin an incremental, modified Stage One re-opening for Prince George’s County effective today, Monday, June 1. Please see that list in the flyer at the end of this post. City also issued a statement about […]

Monday June 1st, 2020 in Announcements, COVID-19 | Comments Off on What are Re-opening and What Remain Closed in College Park?

New Neighborhood Signs in Sunnyside and College Park Woods

Congratulations to our Sunnyside neighbors on having this wonderful new sign at the entrance of their neighborhood. A couple of months ago I had the opportunity to ask our Public Works to replace the old sign at the end of Odessa Rd. Based on the consultation with the neighbors and the City Staff, we decided […]

Sunday May 31st, 2020 in Announcements, Public Works | Comments Off on New Neighborhood Signs in Sunnyside and College Park Woods

City to Give $1.45 million Additional COVID-19 Economic Assistance to Residents, Small Businesses

At last night’s Council meeting, the Council approved additional economic assistance programs, totaling up to $1,450,000, to assist families, senior citizens, and other individuals, and small businesses and non-profits impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding for all, but the Modified Business Assistance and Façade Improvement Program, is reimbursable through the CARES Act, that the Congress […]

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Wednesday May 27th, 2020 in Announcements, COVID-19 | Comments Off on City to Give $1.45 million Additional COVID-19 Economic Assistance to Residents, Small Businesses