Articles by Bryan Gallion

April 18, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Flash Flood Watch Issued for Friday

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch in Montgomery County for Friday afternoon through late Friday night. The NWS has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Montgomery County beginning noon Friday, 4/19. Expect heavy rainfall that may produce flooding within the next 24 hours. More info: https://t.co/z3IbkMzRCz #mdwx — MC Emergency […]

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April 18, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

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Councilmember Will Jawando Named One of Nation’s Rising Leaders

County Councilmember Will Jawando has been named one of 20 leaders nationwide to join the NewDEAL: Developing Exceptional American Leaders. The network has a membership of about 170 leaders from 45 states, chosen from more than 1,500 nominations in its eight-year history. U.S. Sen. Mark Warner from Virginia and former Delaware Gov. Jack Markell lead […]

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April 18, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Third Maryland Measles Case Confirmed

The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) confirmed Wednesday a third measles case in a Maryland resident this year. This confirmation follows two other cases recorded in the state this month. The MDH confirmed one measles case last year, following only one case also tallied during 2017. “It is concerning that three cases of measles have […]

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April 16, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

‘Mary Tyler Moore Show’ Actress and WJ Alum Georgia Engel Dies at 70

Actress Georgia Engel, best known for playing Georgette Baxter on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” in the 1970s, passed away Friday in Princeton, New Jersey at age 70. The five-time Emmy Award nominee was born in Washington, D.C. and attended Walter Johnson High School in the 1960s. Following her graduation from the University of Hawaii […]

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April 16, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Man Shot in Olney Monday Afternoon

Two suspects shot a man Monday afternoon in a residence located on the 3400 block of Olney’s Bantry Way, according to police. The incident occurred shortly after 5 p.m. and the victim was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, said Montgomery County Police Department spokesman Rick Goodale. “We don’t believe this was a random […]

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April 16, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Workgroup to Explore Ways to Combat Rise in Youth Vaping

Montgomery County health officials are suggesting increased education and awareness surrounding vaping to confront the rising use of e-cigarettes among teenagers and young adults. “Vaping can be extremely dangerous for adolescents and young adults due to ongoing brain development,” county health officer Dr. Travis Gayles said in a statement. “Vaping devices can contain high levels […]

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April 11, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

State Highway Administration to Host Transportation Alternatives Forums

Eight public workshops are scheduled in April and May throughout Montgomery and Prince George’s counties for community members to learn about highway transportation alternatives and offer feedback. The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) first presented its preliminary range of alternatives in July 2018. This report included 15 options for consideration in the […]

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April 11, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Germantown’s Agrodolce Italian Restaurant Closes

After 20 years in business, the Italian restaurant Agrodolce has shut its doors permanently. Its owners explained the reasoning behind the business’ closing in a Facebook post from Agrodolce’s account on Wednesday. Lena and Phil Burleson had hoped a new owner would take over their restaurant but they were informed Tuesday night that “the deal […]

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April 9, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Have You Herd? Cow’s Walkabout Ends in Poolesville

A stray cow has been reunited with her owner after being seen wandering Poolesville. Residents were first alerted of the loose cow around 7:30 p.m. on Monday when a member of a Facebook group that shares Poolesville community information posted a photo of her on Bucklodge Road in Boyds. A follow-up post shared that the cow […]

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April 9, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Ben & Jerry’s Celebrates Free Cone Day Today

Ben & Jerry’s is hosting its annual Free Cone Day at scoop shops around the world today. From humble beginnings in a renovated Vermont gas station in 1979 to giving away more than a million scoops worldwide in recent years, the company wants to thank its customers for another year of support during its 40th […]

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