Hurricane Sandy

The Latest from Montgomery County

Montgomery County officials lifted the state of emergency at 5 p.m. on Oct. 30. Here are some other updates about the status of operations in the county. Ride On started restoring Sunday level service at 4 p.m. today, Oct. 30....

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“Turn Around, Don’t Drown”

Montgomery County’s fire chief has put out a blog about roads susceptible to flooding in Montgomery County. He also warns residents to stay off the roads and to never drive through a flooded road or bridge. The rule is to...

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Hurricane Sandy Local Scenes (Photos)

Images from around Montgomery County. Share your photos here....

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“This is a Serious, Killer Storm”

UPDATED 10.29.12 Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley held two. press conferences on Oct. 28 where he warned Marylanders to prepare for Hurricane Sandy. “This is a serious, killer storm. It’s very important that...

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Firefighters From New Orleans Help With Sandy Relief

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A group of firefighters from New Orleans “Pay it Forward” when they travel to New York and New Jersey to help those rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy. Don’t miss episode 166 of Travel Television. Visit traveltelevision page to watch episodes on demand.

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Council Committees Meet on Dec. 6

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The Montgomery County Council’s Public Safety Committee at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6, will hold a worksession to review the County’s response to Hurricane Sandy in October. In a meeting of the Health and Human Services Committee that also will begin at 9:30 a.m., there will be a discussion of how implementation of the […]

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MC Fire and Rescue in NY After Sandy (Video)

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Immediately following Hurricane Sandy, eighty Montgomery County members of FEMA’s Maryland Task Force One were sent to Queens, NY. The team consisted of firefighters, doctors, search and rescue specialists, and paramedics. Assistant Chief Scott Graham, who was deployed with the team, talks about the 9 days they spent helping the victims of Hurricane Sandy. Take […]

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Urban Search and Rescue Team Returns Home (Video)

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Montgomery County’s Urban Search and Rescue (USR) team returned on Nov. 6 after nine days in New York on a Hurricane Sandy mission. The video is courtesy of Montgomery County Fire Rescue.   Just a day before, Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner noted how the 80 rescue crews were activated by FEMA.

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Roger Berliner: "Pepco Prepared Well" (Video)

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At the start of his November 5 press conference Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner talked about how Montgomery County prepared for Hurricane Sandy and he praised Pepco’s planning efforts. Take a look.

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Sandy's Impact on Election (Video)

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Montgomery Week in Review host Don Mooers talks with guest Linna Barnes, Town of Chevy Chase Councilmember about the potential effect the destruction from Hurricane Sandy may have on the presidential election. Take a listen. Visit Montgomery Week in Review to see this episode on demand.

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County Council President Press Conference (Video)

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Montgomery County Council member Roger Berliner met with the media on Nov. 5 for his weekly press conference. Berliner talked about a number of topics including Hurricane Sandy, Pepco’s planning and response to the storm (which he complimented), the upcoming election and some of the items on the Council’s Nov. 6 meeting agenda. He also […]

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Pepco Prepared Well (Video)

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Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner tells the media on Nov. 5 that the county and Pepco prepared well for Hurricane Sandy. Take a look.

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Berliner Meets with the Media

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Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner on Monday, Nov. 5, will meet with members of the media to discuss key items that will be facing the County Council and its respective committees in the near future. Among the topics he is expected to discuss are the response of the county and Pepco to the impact […]

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A Preview (Video)

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“21 This Week” host Casey Aiken previews this week’s show. Topics of discussion focus on the November 6th general election. The panel discusses the Maryland ballot initiatives, the sixth district congressional race and the effect Hurricane Sandy had on the presidential polls. Take a look. The next show of 21 This Week airs on Sundays […]

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Casey Aiken's Monologue (Video)

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“21 This Week” host Casey Aiken comments on Hurricane Sandy and the gratitude Montgomery County residents feel for the lack of destruction in our area. Aiken expresses sympathy for residents in New York and New Jersey who experienced numerous losses from the storm. Take a look. 21 This Week airs on Sundays at 11 a.m. […]

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Berliner On Pepco's Response (Video)

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During Hurricane Sandy, thousands of Montgomery County residents lost power. In this video Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner comments on Pepco’s response to the storm. Take a look. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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Hurricane Sandy Wrap Up (Video)

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Montgomery County was spared from the massive damage caused by Hurricane Sandy. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett held a press conference in which he explained how the county was well prepared and was spared from the worst of the storm. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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Sec. of Energy Visits Pepco in Rockville

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U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu treated Pepco field workers to coffee and doughnuts Thursday, Nov. 1 to thank them for their hard work to restore power to customers whose service was interrupted by Hurricane Sandy. Chu dropped in to morning planning meetings for about 60 Pepco employees at the Rockville Service Center. Pepco had […]

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Governor's Executive Order Regarding Absentee Ballots

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Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley today (Nov. 1)  issued an Executive Order regarding Hurricane Sandy and Absentee Ballots. The Executive Order makes accommodations for Marylanders who, due to Hurricane Sandy, are unable to apply for an absentee ballot in person at their local board of elections. “From National Guard members assisting residents in Garrett County to […]

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Halloween Safety Tips

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The Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service reminds residents to be especially vigiliant and have safety in mind this Halloween following Hurricane Sandy. For many, trick or treating may not be safe this year due to power outages, wires, trees down and debris in the area. However, if your children will be going trick or […]

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