Friday, May 17, 2013
Chief Michael Wynnyk said he was grateful for the hard work from the Prince George's County Police Department.
An arrest was made in Tuesday's break-in in University Park, according to Police Chief Michael Wynnyk. The suspect—who took a tv and several credit cards from a home in the 6500 block of 43rd Avenue— used the credit card at area retail stores, including Target, Wynnyk said. Prince George's County police picked up surveillance video from the store, releasing an image of the suspect to the public. Three men from Lewisdale and DC were arrested in connection with the case, Wynnyk reported. "I take this opportunity to thank the Prince George’s County Police Department District I investigators for a job extremely well done," he said, "and to all of the residents that contacted the UPPD with information regarding this incident, and to Target and …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying a man caught by a surveillance camera.
Prince George’s County police have released a photograph of a suspect in Tuesday’s burglary in University Park. Officers responded to the 6500 block of 43rd Avenue on Tuesday after a report of a break-in. The victim told police several credit cards were stolen during the burlgary. Detectives found that the cards had been used at several area retailers, including the Target in Greenbelt. Police were able to retrieve surveillance footage of the suspect, who is described as “a young African American male with a slim build and shoulder length dreadlocks.” A photo of the suspect is attached to this story. Anyone with information about the suspect or the crime is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department at 301-699-2601. …
Two break-ins occurred in the week.
University Park police are investigating two break-ins in town and in one case arrests have been made. Police Chief Michael Wynnyk reported a break-in Tuesday, which occurred during the day when the residents were not home. According to Wynnyk, a suspect broke into a home in the 6500 block of 43rd Avenue. The homeowner reported the crime after realizing the basement window was broken and a flat screen tv and several credit cards were stolen. The suspect is described as a 6-foot-tall man with a dark complexion, medium build with short dread lock style hair. He was wearing dark pants and a dark jacket at the time of the incident. Police are also investigating another break-in at a home in the 6900 block of Forest Hill Drive. According to …
Monday, May 13, 2013
Council says several conditions have not been met, though its conclusions are in direct opposition to the county's planning board staff and the Riverdale Park Town Council.
The University Park Town Council Monday unanimously disapproved the Cafritz development preliminary plan, saying several conditions had not been met. The council reviewed its position at a special session Monday night and made more specific its concerns about the development. "Vague objections don't cut it," Mayor John Tabori said. "To simply say we don't like the bridge is not a meaningful objection." The specific conditions the council feels have not been met include: Tabori said several times during the meeting that the council needed to lay out clearly why the council believes the conditions had not been met. The council made clearer its position that the developers hadn't established a funding mechanism for the development even though…
Thursday, May 9, 2013
The town of University Park said this the the final phase of their road resurfacing project.
Residents along University Park's Wells Parkway and Clagett Road may have some more obstacles to drive around when coming home next Wednesday. The final phase of the town's road resurfacing project will start May 15 and is expected to last eight to ten weeks, according to Public Works Director Michael Beall. Road contractor, NZI Construction Corp., will begin by saw cutting the road, then fix curbs and replace gutters where needed. However, milling and paving won't begin until late June. Residents should use alternate routes to avoid delays.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
One councilman won with eight votes.
The town of University Park held its election Tuesday for four council seats in wards 2, 4, 5 and 6. According to a town alert the election results were as follows: All the races were uncontested.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Four council members are up for re-election.
The town of University Park is holding their town council election today. Four council members are up for re-election and running for office uncontested. The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. in Riverdale Presbyterian Church at 6513 Queens Chapel Road. Use the side door entrance. Read more on the candidate's here.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
The event will feature items from more than 50 homes.
If you're looking for new furniture, antiques or a number of other items—University Park's town wide yard sale may be your one stop shop. With more than 50 homes participating, University Park's Civic Association is hoping for their best event yet. The event starts at 9 a.m. and goes until 2 p.m. Non-residents should mind the town's parking regulations if attending, or can walk over from University Town Center's parking garage, just on the other side of Adelphi Road. A map of the houses participating can be found here.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Take a look at what the committee members are set to discuss.
Friday, April 26, 2013
See what's blooming in your neighbors' yards.
Whether it's multi-colored tulips or roses, a perfect lawn or bee farming, check out the most beautiful back yards in University Park Sunday, during the town's annual spring garden tour Sunday. See a variety of flowers, kitchen gardens and get some inspiration for your yard. The event is free runs from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and participating homes will be designated with yard signs. You can also pick up a map at participating homes or the plant swap Saturday. On Saturday, you can swap plants and garden gear to start working on your yard from 10 a.m. to noon at Riverdale Presbyterian Church. Plants can be brought in garden pots, plastic grocery bags or disposable cups. If you don't have any plants or tools to donate for the swap, you can …