University Hills

Humans of Hyattsville: Jim Groves

February 5, 2020

The Hyattsville Life & Times has started a new series called Humans of Hyattsville to help Hyattsville residents get to know their neighbors. Jim Groves is one of the Old Guard in Hyattsville. A resident since the early 1990s, Jim has seen the city undergo a lot of change and feels good about [read more]

City staff does not support rezoning of Clay Property

December 11, 2015

BY SAM STERN — At the Dec. 7 Hyattsville City Council meeting, Assistant City Administrator Jim Chandler presented city staff recommendations for the Clay Property.. On Nov. 10, representatives for the property owner asked the city to support rezoning and land swap requests for the parcel that [read more]

My Two Cents: Blumberg Company’s re-zoning request

December 6, 2015

BY RON PEDONE AND ELIZABETH PAYER — The Marvin R. Blumberg Co. is asking the City of Hyattsville to support its request to change the zoning designation of the Clay property, the land the Company owns in the University Hills area from R-80 to R-20, a much higher density designation. Let’s [read more]

My Two Cents: Referendums: When is it our turn to decide?

December 9, 2014

BY RON PEDONE — Prior to January 5, 2015* the Hyattsville city council should make a couple of straightforward, uncomplicated decisions. One would be to permit the voting public to decide if they want to amend the city’s charter to lower the minimum voting age to 16. The other would be to [read more]

Beautiful day for a walk around the pond

August 9, 2014

The University Hills Duck Pond is accessible from both Wells Boulevard and separately from University Boulevard. Connected with Lane Manor Recreation Center via walking trail, there are a total of three playgrounds between the duck pond and the splash pool. Photo courtesy Rebecca Bennett. Photo [read more]

Special meeting held about capital improvement projects

October 13, 2013

BY MAX BENNETT — A special Hyattsville City Council meeting on September 25  to discuss ongoing projects in University Hills also became a forum to discuss repairs to 40th Avenue and Crittenden and Buchanan streets. Both projects are part of the city’s five-year capital improvement plan.  [read more]
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