Articles by Ashley Peccerelli

October 21, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Suspect Wanted for Two Bank Robberies in Rockville

Montgomery County Police are searching for a man believed to have robbed two Rockville banks in less than a week. On October  9 around 10:00 a.m., a man entered the Old Line Bank at 1801 Rockville Pike and passed a note announcing a robbery. The suspect demanded money and implied that he had a weapon. […]

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October 21, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Manna Food Center Celebrates Grand Openings, Announces Community Food Rescue Events

Manna Food Center, Montgomery County’s largest food assistance organization, celebrated the grand openings of its new marketplace on Saturday and its warehouse on Sunday with continuous efforts to stop hunger in Montgomery County. The market’s grand opening featured a ribbon cutting ceremony followed by tours and a community block party in Silver Spring. Notable guests […]

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October 7, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Fire at Potomac Home Causes $800,000 Worth of Damage

Firefighters responded to a fire Monday morning in Potomac causing over $800,000 worth in damage.   The fire started at 2:45 a.m. in a two-story, single-family home on the 7600 block of Persimmon Tree Lane.  Eighty-five firefighters battled the heavy fire load and after several hours were able to get it under control. The person in the home got out safely. One firefighter was injured and is receiving […]

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October 3, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Your Guide to Some of MoCo’s Best Oktoberfest Events

Every fall, the annual German beer festival brings Oktoberfest to life. The 186th Oktoberfest celebration is an autumn tradition not to be missed. The annual celebration held in Munich, Germany celebrates beer, German cuisine, and Bavarian culture. Festivities usually kick off in late September and continue through mid-October.   Montgomery County’s breweries create German-inspired suds and throw street festivals, […]

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October 2, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Six-Year-Old Germantown Girl Honored for Saving Mother’s Life in June

A six-year-old Germantown girl was honored for saving her mother’s life in June. The girl, Kaltoum Fakri, acted heroically when she discovered her mother at home unconscious and not breathing. Fakri attempted to wake her mother but was unsuccessful, so she called 911. Following the 911 dispatchers’ instructions, Fakri ran two doors down to seek […]

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September 30, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Montgomery County to Celebrate Walk to School Day at Arcola, Bethesda Elementary Schools on Wednesday

Montgomery County will be celebrating walking to school day at Arcola Elementary School in Silver Spring on Wednesday October 2, 2019.   Faculty, staff, and students will participate in the county’s 22nd annual celebration of National Walk to School Day. In support of students walking and biking to school, on the first Wednesday of October, Walk to […]

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September 30, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

AMP by Strathmore Announces Fall Concert Series

AMP by Strathmore announced their fall opening lineup of concerts starting Wednesday, October 2, 2019.  Amp will be hosting plenty of lively, swinging concerts along with cabaret, live music, comedy, and a four-part lecture series. Featuring talented artists like the former lead singers of The Temptations, The Platters, The Drifters, Venezuelan singer Nella, Afro Cuban […]

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September 23, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Montgomery County’s 10th Annual Fighting Against Blindness Vision Walk

Montgomery County celebrated its 10th annual 5k VisionWalk for the fight against blindness at the Rockville Town Square Plaza on Sunday.   The Foundation Fighting Blindness hosted the run along with several games, activities and entertainment. Many of the walkers who attended were visually impaired and walked with the support of their friends and family to guide […]

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September 18, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Man Charged in Connection With Germantown Killing

Montgomery County police have arrested and charged 27-year-old Kyle Martin Noble with murder in the death of 31-year-old Efrain Arias on Sept. 17. UPDATE: Suspect Arrested for Germantown Homicide – Kyle Martin Noble, age 27, of an unconfirmed address. Charged with first-degree murder: https://t.co/zk2UA0DOK3 — Montgomery County Department of Police (@mcpnews) September 18, 2019 Noble […]

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September 18, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Montgomery Police Stop Man From Jumping Off Bethesda Bridge

Montgomery County police stopped a young man from jumping of a bridge in Bethesda on Monday night. ICYMI (9/19 ~1045p) @mcfrs FFs assist MoCo Police Officers (& counselors) who collectively intervene to save a man’s life SEE: https://t.co/pVuyeDWlsz https://t.co/povBOoBpgN — Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) September 17, 2019 Authorities were dispatched at 10:45 p.m. to a group home […]

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