Masthead for the Greenbelt News Review, An Independent Newspaper, located at 15 Crescent Road, Suite 100, Greenbelt, MD 20770
The paper, published by the Greenbelt Cooperative Publishing Association, Inc., was established in 1937 as a volunteer organization shortly after the construction of Greenbelt, one of The New Deal Green Towns.  It has been published weekly without interruption since that time and is delivered free to all Greenbelt residents.

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  • Office hours:  Monday 2–4 p.m.; Tuesday 2–4 p.m. & 6–10 p.m.
  • Office location:  Greenbelt Community Center, Suite 100
  • Mailing & courier address:

    Greenbelt News Review
    15 Crescent Road, Suite 100
    Greenbelt, MD 20770

  • Circulation issues:  Circulation Managers
  • Phone:
  • 301-474-4131

    Mary Lou
    Senior Copy Editors
    Virginia Beauchamp,
    James Giese
    Photo Editor
    Make-up Editor
    Business Manager
    Accounts Manager
    Cathie Meetre
    Vice President
    Diane Oberg
    Judy Bell
    Sylvia Lewis
    Board Members
    James K. Giese, Tom Jones

  • Belle Point
  • Boxwood Village
  • Charlestowne North
  • Charlestowne Village
  • Greenbelt Homes
  • Lakeside
  • Lakeside North
  • Lakewood
  • Woodland Hills
  • Circulation Manager:
    Ian Tuckman -- 301-459-5624

  • Franklin Park
    (Greenbelt West)
  • Circulation Manager:
    Call 301-441-2662

  • Greenbelt East
  • If you are not receiving your paper, please call your
    Homeowner's Association.

    The papers are delivered free to residents within the city of Greenbelt.  If you live within the city and are not receiving the paper, please call your area's Circulation Manager.  If you would like the paper mailed to you, please print the Subscription Order and mail it to us with your check.  The cost is $45 per year and must be prepaid. 

    Ads may be placed in person during our regular office hours, by mail, by fax, by email or dropped in our box at the Greenbelt Co-op Supermarket in Roosevelt Center.  Camera-ready advertisements must be submitted by 8 p.m. Tuesday. Ads that are not camera ready must be received by 4 p.m. Monday so that we may prepare them for publication.   Unless credit has been approved, ads must be prepaid.  Credit is granted only to business customers planning to run at least 10 column inches per month.  Please see the Credit Application for further credit information.  All other ads must be prepaid:  cash, check, or money order.

    Ads are of two types -- display (or boxed) ads and classified ads.

    It can have different sizes and styles of typefaces, drawings, or photos and a border.
    image appearing as part of the display ad example This minimum size is 1 column (2 inches) wide by 1.5 inches high and costs $14.40

    Display Ad Rates
    per column inch
    Basic $9.60
  • 45 inches per 13 week period
  • Further discounts available - call for details
  • $9.10
    All rates are net of commission
    THIS IS a $7.65 classified ad.  Only the first two words are in capitals, no variation in format is permitted. Classified ads cost $3.00 for the first 10 words and $0.15 for each additional word. Phone number counts as one word.
    Other Display Ad Charges
    Setup fee for new ads $1.00
    per column inch
    Change fee $0.50
    per column inch
    Green ink charge
    on back page
    --- 25% extra ---
    $10.00 minimum

    To place an ad, please complete the Insertion Order, print it out and mail it to us with your payment. 

    Credit is available to business customers planning to place at least 10 column inches of advertising per month.  To apply for credit, print the Credit Application, complete and mail or fax (do not email) it to our Business Manager.

    Letters and articles may be submitted in person, by mail, by fax, or by email.  They should be typed and double-spaced.  For emailing a file, please use Word or Word Perfect.  If possible, please copy text into email rather than as an attachment.  All articles and letters must include the full names, addresses and telephone numbers of the persons submitting them.  Letters must be signed.  Faxed or scanned signatures are acceptable.  Articles and letters should be about Greenbelt issues, activities and organizations.  Articles will be edited for style and length.  Letters will be edited for length.  Articles, letters and classified ads are considered accepted when published.

    All articles, photos and announcements should be submitted by 8 p.m. Monday. Advertisements must be submitted no later than 8 p.m. Tuesday (camera-ready) or 4 p.m. Monday if layout is required. Only Thanksgiving and (rarely) Christmas and New Year’s will the schedule change and we notify readers. Materials for publication may be mailed to the address above, hand-delivered during office hours, or deposited in our box in the Co-op grocery store (by 7 p.m. Tuesday).

    Volunteering has always been the foundation of our paper.  Please contact us if you wish to volunteer.  We need people to sell ads, write or edit stories or work with word processing or database software.

    1970 news clip
    Did you know the News Review successfully defended
    the freedom of the press before the Supreme Court in 1970?
    1972 news clip