Five Things to Know Today, April 8, in Montgomery County

fiveHere are your five things to know today, April 8, in Montgomery County:

1. A Hate Crime: Gaithersburg police are looking for the vandal(s) who defaced a synagogue in the Lakelands community and city leaders are speaking out about the incident.

2. Getting Better: NIH officials have upgraded the condition of a patient with the Ebola virus from fair condition to good condition.

3. Art Contest: Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner is sponsoring an Earth Day Art Contest for students. The deadline for submissions is April 21.

4. Live Music: Marian McLauglin performs at the Strathmore Mansion tonight.

5. Book Benefit: Shop at Whole Foods Market in Kentlands today and five percent of your proceeds go to the Gaithersburg Book Festival.

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Sonya Burke

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Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.


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