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WaPost: UMd. Goes on Real Estate Spree in College Park

The University of Maryland is aggressively acquiring real estate along Route 1 in College Park, pushing to create a lively main street that better connects its flagship campus with the town and provides an atmosphere on par with the school’s academics. University officials, through a private foundation, have leased or acquired more than $20 million […]

Monday March 9th, 2015 in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

Detect CO – Know When to Go

According to the Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department, cold temperatures increase the risk of exposure to carbon monoxide (CO) due to use of heating equipment. CO Poisoning Prevention Tips Install a 10-year tamper proof with hush feature smoke alarm and CO detector on each level of your home and near sleeping areas, and make sure […]

Sunday February 15th, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments »

City Seeks Community Input on 2015-2020 Strategic Plan

The City of College Park is in the process of preparing a new Strategic Plan which will be used to guide the actions of the City Council over the next five years.  A Strategic Plan is a road map to help the City Council achieve its stated mission and vision, and serves as a tool […]

Thursday January 15th, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Help Residents with Snow Shoveling

We have had our first major snow of the season last week. We expect a few more in future. There are quite a few elderly residents and residents with disabilities who need help in shoveling snow. If you’re interested in helping out, please let me know. I will add you to the list of volunteers. […]

Sunday January 11th, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Want to Go Solar? Join the College Park Solar Bulk Purchase by June 30

Members of the UMD and College Park communities are going solar and getting a 30% discount…Join them! Over 70 UMD staff and local residents have already joined the coop. They’ve organized with the help of Community Power Network, an independent, nonprofit organization that helps communities go solar. Each member signs their own contract with the chosen installer, but everyone […]

Wednesday June 25th, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Tonight’s NCPCA Meeting: FBI and College Park Academy Relocation and Annual Potluck

Today is the second Thursday of the month and thus the day for North College Park Civic Association’s December meeting. We have 2 important items in the agenda, plus a potluck at the end of the meeting. So please join. The meeting will start with a discussion on the possible FBI Relocation to Greenbelt. The […]

Thursday December 12th, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments »

City’s Arts Society Presents Council a Special Gift!

To mark their tenth anniversary, the College Park Needle Arts Society presented a specially made quilted wall hanging to Mayor Andrew Fellows and the College Park City Council at last Tuesday’s Council meeting. The quilt was designed by members of the Needle Arts Society, and was then pieced and quilted by the group’s founder, Leslie […]

Thursday November 28th, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Development Updates on Route 1 in North College Park

I often get questions about the status of developments on and along Route 1, especially on the part that crosses north College Park. Here are a few things I think we can talk about. 1. Gateway Park: At the south side of Edgewood Road intersection, just south of Beltway, the construction of the Gateway Park […]

Today is National Night Out: Leave Your Porch Lights On ’til Midnight

Today (Tuesday, Aug 6) is the annual “National Night Out (NNO)“.  The NNO focuses on fighting crime, fostering community partnerships to keep crime out!  Lock the doors and windows, turn on the porch light and join neighbors to celebrate  the NNO. There are a few NNO events in the area that we encourage you to join: (1) […]

Tuesday August 6th, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Police to Get More Money to Stop Car Thefts

More than 90% of crime happening in North College Park and its surrounding area are related to car thefts and thefts from vehicle. Although vehicle thefts have dropped 14% in Prince George’s County this year, however much needs to be done. The Prince George’s County Police Department is pleased to announce that the PGPD is […]

Saturday June 8th, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments »

2013 Curbside Donation Event – This Weekend

Moving out? Doing some Spring Cleaning? Well donate your reusable, still-in-good-condition items! Residents of Old Town, Calvert Hills, and Crystal Springs are encouraged to contact the Department of Public Works to schedule a pickup of items that can be donated for reuse to American Rescue Workers. Pickup dates are scheduled for Monday, May 20th and […]

Friday May 17th, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments »

NCP Crime Stats: Jan 13 – 19, 2013

Date of Incident Time of Incident Incident Type Location 01/14/2013 1635 THEFT 5200 Blk LACKAWANNA ST 01/14/2013 1849 THEFT Adult Arrest 4700 Blk  CHERRY HILL RD 01/14/2013 2153 AUTO, STOLEN 5000 Blk APACHE ST 01/15/2013 813 THEFT FROM AUTO 5200 Blk PALCO PL 01/15/2013 2344 THEFT LACKAWANNA ST/53RD AVE 01/17/2013 1738 THEFT Adult Arrest 4700 […]

Sunday January 20th, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Greenbelt Plan Moves for County Council

The ongoing Greenbelt Metro Area and MD 193 Corridor Sector Plan and Sectional Map Amendment has been “formally” sent to Prince George’s County District Council. M-NCPPC Chief Planner Chad Wiliams emailed us with this information. On December 13, 2012, the Planning Board voted 5-0 to adopt the sector plan and endorse the sectional (zoning) map […]

Friday January 18th, 2013 in Development, Greenbelt, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Police Recovers Drugs and Money Following Shooting

In case you have heard of a gunshot incident at an apartment complex near IKEA early today, here is what happened. A suspect was apparently attempting to force entry into the apartment when the occupant fired gunshots toward the front door at which time the “suspect” returned fire. Both the occupant and the “suspect” fled. […]

Wednesday December 26th, 2012 in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Today: Community Health Fair, Family Resource Day

You may be interested in two important events happening today. First, the Community Health Fair will take place from 10am – 2pm at the Beltsville Community Center, at 3900 Sellman Road, Beltsville, MD 20705. You are invited to bring the entire family to this Renew, Revive, and Restore Fair. There will be health care providers […]

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