Articles by Michelle Queen

August 17, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Aug. 17-19

This is the last weekend to enjoy the  Montgomery County Agricultural Fair at the fairgrounds in Gaithersburg. It’s also the last weekend to purchase selected items tax free during Maryland’s Tax Free Week which ends Aug. 18. Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Aug. 17-19: Friday, Aug. 17  Montgomery County Agricultural Fair This […]

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August 17, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 17 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Friday, Aug. 17, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery Planning leadership changes: Thursday, Planning Director Gwen Wright announced the appointment of two new Deputy Directors, Tanya Stern and Robert Kronenberg. 2. Seventh Grade Immunization Clinics Continue: With less than three weeks until the start of the school year, Montgomery County […]

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August 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 16 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Thursday, Aug. 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Military Day at the Fair: Montgomery County Agricultural Fair is offering free admission for active military in uniform or with a valid military id. The Monster Trucks are back today with rides from noon to 5 p.m. and a show […]

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August 13, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky Wins Five Medals at the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships

Keeping Up with Katie: The latest news and information about Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. After her final race at the Pan Pacific swimming championships held in Tokyo, Katie Ledecky increased her medal count by five. She won three gold medals in the individual 400-, 800- and 1,500-meter freestyle races, a bronze […]

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August 13, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Flash Flood Watch for Monday as NWS Expects Showers and Thunderstorms

The National Weather Service Issues Flash Flood Watch The National Weather Service has put out a flash flood watch for Montgomery County Monday from noon to 10 p.m.  Rain and thunderstorms are forecast for this afternoon and evening. Flash flooding caused by heavy rainfall is possible. A flash flood watch is in effect from Noon […]

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August 10, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Strathmore Names Monica Jeffries Hazangeles as New CEO

Monica Jeffries Hazangeles has been named Strathmore’s new CEO, succeeding Eliot Pfanstiehl who announced his retirement in January. Jeffries Hazangeles will continue to serve as president of Strathmore, a role she has held since 2011. Jeffries Hazangeles assumes her new role as CEO of Strathmore effective Sept. 1. A release announcing her appointment included this […]

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August 10, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 10 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Friday, Aug. 10, in Montgomery County: 1. Human Trafficking: Governor Larry Hogan joined officials in Rockville Thursday, Aug. 9, to announce increase efforts to combat human trafficking in the state. 2. Fair Day: The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair opens at 3 p.m. at the fairgrounds in Gaithersburg and runs through […]

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August 9, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Keeping Up With Katie: Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky Wins 2 Medals Thursday at the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships

The latest news and information about Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. Katie Ledecky won two medals in the first day of the Pan Pacific swimming championships Thursday, in Tokyo. In her first race, Ledecky set a meet record with a time of 8:09.13 in the women’s 800-meter freestyle and takes home […]

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August 9, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 9 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Thursday, Aug. 9, in Montgomery County: 1. Power Women: The Power Conference: Women Doing Business runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, 5701 Marinelli Road. 2. Lunchtime Music Break: Bill Vaughan performs as part of the Silver Spring Lunchtime Lounge […]

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August 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 8 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Wednesday, Aug. 8, in Montgomery County: 1. White Investigation Continues: County Executive Ike Leggett and Police Chief Tom Manger talk about the next steps in the investigation into the death of Robert White. 2. Missing Sisters: Police are searching for two Silver Spring sisters who have been […]

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