KabirCares.org

Category: News

New College Park Newspaper May Start this Spring

At this week’s meeting, the City Council approved a resolution authorizing our staff to negotiate and enter into an agreement to start a new College Park local newspaper. If the agreement works out, the new newspaper may hit the doors sometime in March / April time frame. After the Gazette paper stopped its publication back […]

Thursday December 12th, 2019 in News, Newspaper | No Comments »

A Newspaper on College Park May Start Next Year

At this week’s worksession, the City Council will discuss a proposal for starting a College Park based newspaper. There had not been a mailed or widely distributed local newspaper serving College Park for more than a decade. The Diamondback predominately serves the UMD community, and it is ending print editions. In the past few years, […]

Sunday December 1st, 2019 in News | No Comments »

The Municipal Scene Goes Completely Digital

Starting this month, City’s Municipal Scene will go completely digital. This means that the new Municipal Scene is now an HTML based digital magazine. At a recent worksession, I brought up the idea of converting the Scene from the pdf format to the HTML based web page format, in order to make it significantly more […]

Sunday June 9th, 2019 in Council, News | Comments Off on The Municipal Scene Goes Completely Digital

Interested in a College Park Community Newspaper?

Would you want a community newspaper mailed to your home every month? A local community newspaper is interested in creating a new paper focused on College Park news and events. The City needs input from you! Please fill out this survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CPnewspaper and tell what you’d want to see in a local newspaper by June […]

Wednesday May 22nd, 2019 in Announcements, Media, News | Comments Off on Interested in a College Park Community Newspaper?

College Park Residents May be Getting their Own City Paper!

At this week’s meeting, the City Council gave general approval of a proposal to create a College Park only newspaper for city residents. The Hyattsville Life and Times (HL&T) recently approached the City with this proposal. According to the proposal, the City will be buying ad spaces to promote City specific contents in the new paper. The […]

Friday April 5th, 2019 in News | Comments Off on College Park Residents May be Getting their Own City Paper!

City Recognizes Three Long-time Staff

Last week the City recognized three City employees on their retirements: Director of Public Works, Robert “Bob” T. Stumpff (13 years with the City); Code Enforcement Manager, Jeannie Ripley (almost 49 years with the City!); and Engineering Technician, Rizmy Mahmooth (11 years with the City). During his time at the City as the Director of […]

Sunday July 1st, 2018 in News | Comments Off on City Recognizes Three Long-time Staff

Fueling Innovation in College Park

The Metropolitan Council of Government (MCOG) has recently featured College Park in their 2016 State of the Region: Economic Competitiveness Report. You can see the coverage on page 52. In 2005, the City of College Park implemented an economic development strategy that successfully transformed it from being an auto-dominated community to one with thriving walkable […]

Friday January 29th, 2016 in News | 1 Comment »

Patch Interview, NCPCA Candidate Forum

Yesterday the College Park Patch published an interview that I gave early this week. Here I talked about the issues College Park, in particular our area in District 1 are facing and the ways to address them. Please check that out here. Also, next Thursday (Oct 13), at 7:30pm, the North College Park Civic Association […]

Thursday October 6th, 2011 in NCPCA, News | Comments Off on Patch Interview, NCPCA Candidate Forum

North College Park Man ‘Assaults’ Driver with Live Power Line

Montgomery County Police Probe Possible Road Rage Attack Involving Live Power Lines: MyFoxDC.com Richard John Bialczak, 32, of 9630 Milestone Way in north College Park (near IKEA), has been accused of ramming his car into a parked car, hitting it with his fists while trying to force entry and eventually throwing a downed, sparking power […]

Monday September 5th, 2011 in News, Public Safety | 1 Comment »

After its Defeat, NCP’s Wojahn Wants to See Gay Marriage Bill ‘a Priority’ in 2012

North College Park (District 1) council member Patrick Wojahn wants to see gay marriage bill a priority of Gov. O’Malley administration in 2012. Council member Wojahn is the Chairman of Equality Maryland, Maryland’s largest LGBT (lesbian, gay bi-sexual and trans gender) community group. Mr. Wojahn’s comments came a day before last Friday, when Maryland Gov. […]

Monday July 25th, 2011 in Community, Faith, News, Politics | Comments Off on After its Defeat, NCP’s Wojahn Wants to See Gay Marriage Bill ‘a Priority’ in 2012

Man Killed Near North College Park

One man was killed and four other people were seriously hurt Thursday in a crash that for a time shut down the outer loop of the Capital Beltway in the College Park area. The incident happened yesterday at 6pm near Rt 1, when a vehicle hit two cars parked on the left shoulder.

Friday July 8th, 2011 in News | Comments Off on Man Killed Near North College Park

On Same-Sex Marriage Bill, ‘Heavy Lobbying’ Tips the Balance, WaPo Says

For generations, marriage has been known as a legal contract between a man and a woman to Maryland’s millions of residents. Heavy lobbying by a group of local activists has all but certainly changed that traditional definition of marriage last week, when one single lawmaker, Senator Jim Rosapepe (D) threw his support for a bill in Maryland legislature. The support of Senator Rosapepe, […]

Monday February 21st, 2011 in Community, Faith, News, Politics | 3 Comments »

‘Adult’ Store Gets Second Violation

Comfort Zone (The Diamondback) North College Park’s controversial store “Comfort Zone” has received a second zoning violation for selling “adult” related products. The City handed over the violation notice after it inspected the store for the second time last weekend. The store received first violation from the City last month (October 12).  In the re inspection, the […]

Friday November 19th, 2010 in Business, Hollywood, NCPCA, News | 1 Comment »

Area Police Officers Arrested in Corruption Probe

Two days after the dramatic arrest incident of the outgoing county executive Jack Johnson and his council member – elect wife Leslie Johnson, county residents embraced more shocking corruption related arrest news yesterday. Yesterday’s arrest of 9 persons include 3 police officers – 2 from Beltsville and 1 from Hyattsville, plus a number of business […]

Tuesday November 16th, 2010 in County, Crime Reports, Law enorcements, News, Police | Comments Off on Area Police Officers Arrested in Corruption Probe

Should Thirsty Turtle Be Closed For Good?

After last week’s much publicized news on the stabbing of four students at the downtown’s Thirsty Turtle bar, there have been some serious discussion on any real need to keep that “freshman bar” stay open.   University Police Chief David Mitchell wants Thirsty Turtle shut down – for good. “This is unacceptable,” he said. “This must stop. I’m ready […]

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...
Sunday October 24th, 2010 in News, Police, Public Safety, University of Maryland | Comments Off on Should Thirsty Turtle Be Closed For Good?