It’s Wednesday, Oct. 5, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.
1. No School: There is no school today for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). Today is Yom Kippur.
Calendar reminder: There is no school for students on Wednesday, Oct. 5. pic.twitter.com/N4K1X15BPB
— MCPS (@MCPS) October 4, 2022
2. No Weekly Briefing: The county’s weekly media briefing is canceled today in honor of Yom Kippur.
Our weekly media briefing is canceled tomorrow in honor of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. Yom Kippur is the holiest day on the Jewish calendar, and many in our county will spend this day fasting. G'mar Hatimah Tovah to all celebrating. pic.twitter.com/m1iCUOOrNm
— County Exec Marc Elrich (@MontCoExec) October 4, 2022
3. National Coffee with a Cop Day: Join the Rockville City Police Department from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Starbucks in Fallsgrove Village Center for National Coffee with a Cop Day.
Come see us tomorrow, Wed Oct 5 for National Coffee with a Cop Day at the Starbucks in Fallsgrove Village Center from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Stop by and say hi, grab a Starbucks and enjoy some fun RCPD swag & giveaways! We look forward to seeing you there!!! pic.twitter.com/7TWGQUMNde
— Rockville City Police Department (@RockvilleCityPD) October 4, 2022
4. Drive-Thru Food Distribution: Stop by South Lake Elementary School from 1-2:30 p.m. to receive boxed groceries in your car.
The next distribution is TOMORROW from 1pm to 2:30pm at South Lake Elementary School. @MontgomeryCoMD @MCPS @MoCoDHHS@MoCoCouncilMD@MoCoFoodCouncil #montgomerycountymd#gaithersburgmd#fooddistribution pic.twitter.com/VJCsOHnwXH
— The Upcounty Hub (@UpCountyHub) October 4, 2022
5. WATCH: MyMCM’s presentation of “3 Weeks of Hell” focuses on the D.C. sniper attacks that terrorized the region in the fall of 2002. The first shootings took place in Montgomery County on Oct. 2. By the time John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo were apprehended three weeks later, 10 were dead and three seriously injured.
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