Red Cross

December 4, 2017 | Staff Writer

New Year’s Blood Drive to Take Place in Gaithersburg on Jan. 4

Since donating blood is a way to make a difference in someone’s life, the Casey Community Center is starting 2018 with a blood drive on Jan. 4, according to a news release. The blood drive is open to ages 17 and older. Casey Community Center is located at 810 South Frederick Avenue in Gaithersburg. Those […]

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August 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

Hurricane Harvey Victims: How to Help

The American Red Cross and the Salvation Army are two of the organizations helping those affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas. You can find more information about how to help, below: If you’d like to help people affected by #Harvey, connect with trusted voluntary organizations by visiting: https://t.co/jlOOfNGusH pic.twitter.com/rnW8o2zKr1 — FEMA (@fema) August 28, 2017 […]

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March 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

House Fire Displaces Family in Olney (PHOTOS)

A house fire on Broom Drive in Olney has displaced a family of four and their two dogs, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue Service Spokesperson Pete Piringer said smoke alarms alerted the family to the fire on Sunday morning shortly before noon. There were no injuries, he reported on his […]

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February 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Residents Displaced After Fire in North Bethesda (VIDEO)

UPDATED A two alarm fire at the Gables on Tuckerman condominium homes in North Bethesda last night has displaced a dozen people, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue Services spokesperson Pete Piringer said the fire occurred around 8:30 p.m. at Hampton Mill Terrace in the third level of a building. The […]

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December 21, 2016 | Staff Writer

Blood Drive in Honor of Noah Leotta Scheduled for Dec. 21

The Montgomery County Police Department is hosting a blood drive in honor of Officer Noah Leotta. You can give the gift of life by donating blood in honor of Officer Leotta from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Public Safety Headquarters in Gaithersburg on Dec. 21. You can sign up online or call the […]

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October 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg House Fire Displaces Ten People (PHOTOS)

UPDATED A basement fire has displaced ten people from a house in the 8300 block of Cottage Hill Court in Gaithersburg, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer. Piringer said one person was injured in the fire on Wednesday night. There were no working smoke alarms in the house, he said. As […]

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August 19, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

Senator Cardin & County Executive Leggett Tour Silver Spring Explosion Site (VIDEO)

The devastating explosion that claimed at least seven lives continues to cause hardships for dozens of families in Silver Spring. U.S. Senator Ben Cardin and County Executive Ike Leggett toured the site of the August 10 explosion at the Flower Branch Apartments. Leggett told reporters that the management of the complex is working with local agencies […]

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August 17, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

Families Seeking Help in Aftermath of Silver Spring Explosion (VIDEO)

The bent metal doors and burned out homes are a stark reminder of how fortunate many families were to make it out of the Flower Branch Apartments. The struggle now for many residents is replacing all they lost in the Silver Spring explosion on August 10. County and state officials met with displaced families but […]

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August 16, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

Families Displaced by Explosion Meet with County & State Officials (VIDEO)

Officials from Montgomery County, Maryland and federal agencies heard first hand how residents who lost their homes in Silver Spring explosion are coping. Fifty-three families have been staying at the Long Branch Community Center, the temporary shelter for displaced residents. County Executive Ike Leggett and U.S. Senator Ben Cardin met with some of the now […]

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May 31, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Register Now to Give Blood in Honor of Officer Noah Leotta on June 1st (VIDEO)

The American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive on June 1st in honor of fallen Police Officer Noah Leotta. The blood drive will take place in the first floor conference room of the Montgomery County Public Safety Headquarters, which is located at 100 Edison Park Drive in Gaithersburg, between the hours of 10 a.m. […]

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