Articles by Mitti Hicks

December 15, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Dec. 15 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Dec. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Healthcare Enrollment: Maryland Health Connection has extended the enrollment deadline to next Friday 12/22. IMPORTANT! @Maryland Health Connection has extended the enrollment deadline to next Friday 12/22. Visit https://t.co/qec1n7qd5F today to get your 2018 health plan and peace of mind for you and […]

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December 14, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Funeral Held in Rockville for Officer Killed on I-270 (VIDEO)

An off-duty law enforcement officer who was killed last week was described as a compassionate man who loved to make people laugh, mourners recalled at his funeral on Thursday. Sander B. Cohen, who also served as Deputy Chief Fire Marshal with the Maryland State Police and a volunteer with the Rockville Volunteer Fire Department was […]

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December 14, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Dec. 14 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Thursday, Dec. 14, in Montgomery County: 1. Funeral Services for Off-Duty Officers: The funerals for two officers who were tragically killed in a car incident on I-270 will be laid to rest today. 2. Traffic Delays: The Maryland State Police said traffic delays should be expected from 7 a.m. to […]

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December 13, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Police Officers Join Santa on a Motorcycle Ride to Benefit Children’s Inn at NIH (VIDEO)

Officers from the Montgomery County Police Department were called in by Santa Claus to report for holiday duty. Dozens of officers joined Santa, who ditched his sleigh for a motorcycle early Wednesday, to collect donations from the community for kids residing in the Children’s Inn at the National Institutes of Health. “Our Santa Ride goes […]

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December 12, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Dec. 12 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Tuesday, Dec. 12, in Montgomery County: 1. Council Session: An update on County Fiscal Plan and economic indicators is on the Montgomery County Council’s agenda for today’s session. 2. Hanukkah: Begins at sundown.  Jewish families celebrate Hanukkah by lighting a special Menorah with eight candles plus a ninth shammash candle […]

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December 11, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Some Residents Worry About GOP Tax Plan (VIDEO)

In a sit-down meeting with Maryland Senator Ben Cardin (Md-D), Nancy Suniewick of Silver Spring expressed concern over the tax reform bills passed recently by the Senate and the House. Both bills aim to eliminate the state and local tax reduction. According to the Tax Policy Center, state and local income and real estate taxes […]

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December 11, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Dec. 11 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Monday, Dec. 11, in Montgomery County: 1. Flags at Half-Staff: Governor Hogan has ordered that Maryland flags be lowered to half-staff to honor Deputy Chief Fire Marshal Sander Cohen, who died in the line of duty on Dec. 8. 2. Media Brief:  Montgomery County Council President, Hans Riemer, will hold his […]

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December 8, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

New Chick-fil-A Brings More Than 80 Jobs to Olney (VIDEO)

Updated: There’s a new Chick-fil-A in Olney. Local franchise owner, Erik Amick, joined county leaders for a grand opening early Thursday, bringing more than 80 new jobs to the area. The 4,886 square foot restaurant is located at 18115 Georgia Avenue and features a drive thru. “Olney is a great place to do business because […]

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December 7, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Report: Montgomery College Ranks Top 10 in Hosting International Students

Data from a new report shows Montgomery College is a leading institution for hosting international students in the United States. According to the 2017 Open Doors Report, Montgomery College ranks number 7 for two-year institutions with a total of 1,933 international students. “What this means is that we’re reinforcing what the college is all about,” […]

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December 6, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Family Recipe Lands One Elementary School Student $15K (VIDEO)

Students and staff from Stonegate Elementary School gathered in the school’s gymnasium early Wednesday for a secret assembly to recognize student Savannah Markwood. Her family’s pumpkin stuffed bell pepper recipe landed her a total of $15,000 in Uncle Ben’s National Beginners Cooking Contest. The Ben’s Beginners Contest was created to inspire families to spend more […]

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