Articles by Ambika Narula

July 19, 2019 | Ambika Narula

A Weekend to Remember Apollo 11

This weekend you can relive the thrilling launch of the Apollo 11’s Saturn V Rocket and enjoy the Apollo 50th-anniversary festival hosted by National Air and Space Museum and NASA on the National Mall. There will be a free 17-minute projection show to recreate the launch of the Saturn V Rocket and the first Moon […]

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July 17, 2019 | Ambika Narula

County Council Honors Gaithersburg Lifeguard

Council Vice President Sidney Katz and councilmember Gabe Albornoz recognized lifeguard Marisa Arnold’s achievement of saving a child and rewarded her with a proclamation Tuesday.  Arnold, a lifeguard at Stonebridge Community Pool in Gaithersburg, saved a 4-year-old on June 24. Arnold acted quickly when she witnessed the child was in distress and had turned purple. […]

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July 12, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Gaithersburg’s K9 Max Passes Away

K9 Max of the Gaithersburg Police Department has passed away. Max, who was 12 and a half years old, was a member of the department for almost nine years starting as a one-year-old puppy until his retirement in 2015. He was the faithful partner of officer Eastman. According to the police department, Max was their […]

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July 10, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Montgomery County Native Pens Dystopian Novel About…Montgomery County

Eight-year-old Amy Ginsburg fell passionately in love with writing after scribbling a story about her favorite stuffed animal in a spiral notebook. Things have changed drastically since those spiral notebook days. Ginsburg has now independently published her first novel, “The After Days,” through Amazon. The book is available beginning today. Born and raised in Montgomery […]

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July 10, 2019 | Ambika Narula

The Sweet Smell of Success

As a young girl, Caroline Ta loved to bake. Little did she know that her passion would launch her into her own catering business called Sweets by Caroline. “My earliest memory of baking was when my mom and I were baking a cake, and I was holding the eggs so tightly because I was afraid […]

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July 8, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Raskauskas: From MCM Student to Emmy-Winning Producer

Graduating from the University of Colorado Boulder (UCB) with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, Carolyn Raskauskas never thought she would work as a camera operator, editor, director and producer at Montgomery Community Media (MCM), or any place like it. And the thought of making history and winning the area’s most prestigious award was not even […]

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June 28, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Remembering the Capital Gazette Victims One Year Later

One year later, hearts are still broken and people all over the country continue to remember Gerald Fischman, Robert Hiaasen, John McNamara, Rebecca Smith and Wendi Winters, the five victims who were killed of the Capital Gazette shooting. In remembrance, #PressOn. Gov. Larry Hogan announced a statewide moment of silence to honor the slain employees […]

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June 7, 2019 | Ambika Narula

One Year Later, Caps Fans Celebrate Stanley ‘Cupiversary’

It was a long time coming. One year ago today, the Washington Capitals clinched their first ever Stanley Cup championship. It was Washington DC’s first title in the big four professional sports in 26 years. Many Caps fans took the opportunity to look back and reminisce about that historic day in Capitals’ history. It all […]

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June 7, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Pike and Rose Adds Indian Restaurant into the Mix

Pike and Rose welcomes a new restaurant into the diverse mix: The Commonwealth Indian, which will provide traditional Indian cuisine and desserts by Executive Chef Sunil Bastola. Chef Bastola was born in Chitwan, Nepal and began cooking professionally in 2001 upon moving to the United States. He opened his first restaurant, Bollywood Bistro, in Fairfax, […]

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June 5, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Black Bear Spotted in Silver Spring

Lisa Holland and her daughter were driving down Longmead Crossing Drive in Silver Spring at 8:25 p.m. Tuesday and saw a black bear running down the street. They watched as the bear ran behind a house near Argyle Country Club. Here’s the video Holland’s daughter caught on her cell phone.

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